HOUSE OF LORDS
MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
Die Veneris 22° Octobris 1999
The House met at eleven oclock.
PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Lichfield.
1. Command PaperThe following paper was presented to the House by command of Her Majesty and ordered to lie on the Table:
Civil AviationProtocol relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation. (4463)
2. Negative InstrumentsThe following instruments were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
(i) Royal Ulster Constabulary Reserve (Full-time) (Appointment and Conditions of Service) (Amendment) Regulations 1999 ()
(ii) Royal Ulster Constabulary (Amendment) Regulations 1999 ()
laid under the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 1998.
3. Mental Health (Amendment) (Scotland) BillIt was moved by the Lord Hogg of Cumbernauld that the bill be now read a second time; after debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House.
4. Organic Farming (ECC Report)It was moved by the Lord Reay that this House take note of the Report of the European Communities Committee on Organic Farming and the European Union (16th Report, HL Paper 93); after debate, the motion was agreed to.
The House was adjourned at five minutes before three oclock
to Monday next, half-past two oclock.