House of Lords - Minute
        
House of Lords
Session 1998-99
Publications on the internet
Minutes and Order Papers

Minutes and Order Paper - Minutes of Proceedings


 

HOUSE OF LORDS

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Die Lunae 19° Julii 1999

The House met at half-past two o’clock.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Hereford.

1. Leave of Absence—It was ordered that the leave of absence granted to the Viscount Margesson be terminated.

Judicial Business

2. Regina v. Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent) ex parte Daly (A.P.) (Petitioner)—The petition of George Anthony Daly praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee. The petitioner’s legal aid certificate was lodged.

3. United Norwest Co-operatives Limited (Petitioners) v. Commissioners of Customs and Excise (Respondents)—The petition of United Norwest Co-operatives Limited praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

4. London Borough of Bromley (Respondents) v. Morritt (Petitioner)—The petition of Jeremy Daniel Morritt praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

5. Miah and others (Respondents) v. Khan (A.P.) (Appellant) and one other action—The petition of the appellant praying that the time for lodging the statement and appendix and setting down the cause for hearing might be extended to 31st August next or to the third sitting day after the next ensuing meeting of the House (the agents for the respondents consenting thereto) was presented; and it was ordered as prayed.

6. Turkington and others (practising as McCartan Turkington Breen) (Respondents) v. Times Newspapers Limited (Appellants) (Northern Ireland)—The petition of the appellants praying that the time for lodging the statement and appendix and setting down the cause for hearing might be extended to 31st August next or to the third sitting day after the next ensuing meeting of the House (the agents for the respondents consenting thereto) was presented; and it was ordered as prayed.

7. Consorzio del Prosciutto di Parma (Appellants) v. ASDA Stores Limited and others (Respondents)—The petition of the appellants praying that the time for lodging the statement and appendix and setting down the cause for hearing might be extended to 30th August next (the agents for the respondents consenting thereto) was presented; and it was ordered as prayed.

Papers

8. Statutory Instruments (Standing Order 68)—The following negative instruments, having been laid before the House on 16th July, were ordered to lie on the Table:

    1. Magistrates’ Courts (Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Orders) (Hague Convention Countries) Rules 1999, laid under the Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980;      (2002)

    2. Holme Lacy College (Dissolution) Order 1999, laid under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992;      (1997)

    3. Independent Analogue Broadcasters (Reservation of Digital Capacity) (Amendment) Order 1999, laid under the Broadcasting Act 1996.      (1996)

9. Negative Instruments—The following instruments were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:

    1. (i)      Pressure Equipment Regulations 1999—      (2001)

    (ii) Yugoslavia (Prohibition of Flights) Regulations 1999—      (2018)

    laid under the European Communities Act 1972;

    2. General Teaching Council for England (Constitution) (Amendment) Regulations 1999, laid under the Teaching and Higher Education Act 1998.      (2019)

10. Papers not subject to parliamentary proceedings—The following papers were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:

    1. Report and Accounts for 1998-99 of the Pay and Personnel Agency, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the Exchequer and Audit Departments Act 1921;

    2. Report and Accounts for 1998-99 of the Liverpool Housing Action Trust, laid under the Housing Act 1988;

    3. Accounts for 1998-99 of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990;

    4. Report for 1998-99 of the Serious Fraud Office, laid under the Criminal Justice Act 1987;

    5. Report for 1998-99 of the Countryside Council for Wales, laid under the Environmental Protection Act 1990;

    6. Report for 1998-99 of the Audit Commission, laid under the Audit Commission Act 1998;

    7. Report for 1998-99 of the Criminal Cases Review Commission, laid under the Criminal Appeal Act 1995.

Select Committee Report

11. Liaison—The 2nd Report from the Select Committee was made; it was ordered that the Report be printed. (HL Paper 90)

Public Business

12. Immigration and Asylum Bill—The House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; amendments were agreed to; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; the House was resumed.

13. Disability Rights Commission Bill [HL]—The Commons amendments were considered and agreed to; and the privilege amendment was agreed to.

The House was adjourned during pleasure.

The House was resumed.

14. Immigration and Asylum Bill—The House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; amendments were agreed to; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; the House was resumed after clause 59 stood part.

The House was adjourned at five minutes past midnight

in the morning of Tuesday 20th July till later the same day,

half-past two o’clock in the afternoon.

MICHAEL DAVIES

Cler: Parliamentor:

 
 
 
continue to Judicial Business
 
House of Lords home page Houses of Parliament home page House of Commons home page search page enquiries ordering


© Parliamentary copyright 1999
Prepared: 20 july 1999