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HOUSE OF LORDS

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Die Martis 11° Januarii 2000

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

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Derby.

Judicial Business

1. White (A.P.) (Appellant) v. White and the Motor Insurers Bureau (Respondents)—The petition of the Secretary of State for Environment, Transport and the Regions was presented praying that he might be heard or otherwise intervene in the said appeals (the agents for the appellant and the respondents consenting thereto), and referred to an Appeal Committee.

2. Appeal Committee—The 11th Report from the Appeal Committee was agreed to and the following Orders were made—

    Regina v. Naini (Petitioner)—That leave to appeal be refused.

    London Borough of Bromley (Respondents) v. Morritt (Petitioner)—That leave to appeal be refused; that the respondents be at liberty to apply for their costs in accordance with direction 5.1(d) and, if the application is granted, that the amount thereof be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties.

    Regina v. Forbes (Petitioner)—That the respondents be invited to lodge objections by 25th January next.

    Citibank International plc (Respondents) v. Kessler (Petitioner) and another—That leave to appeal be refused; that the respondents be at liberty to apply for their costs in accordance with direction 5.1(d) and, if the application is granted, that the amount thereof be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties.

    In re Piper (Respondent)—That leave to appeal be refused; that the respondent be at liberty to apply for his costs in accordance with direction 5.1(d) and, if the application is granted, that the amount thereof be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties.

    Amoco (U.K.) Exploration Company (a company incorporated in Delaware, USA) and others (Petitioners) v. Teesside Gas Transportation Limited (Respondents)—That the petition be referred for hearing.

    Amoco (U.K.) Exploration Company (a company incorporated in Delaware, USA) and others (Petitioners) v. Imperial Chemical Industries plc and others (Respondents)—That the petition be referred for hearing.

Papers

3. Command Paper—The following paper was presented to the House by command of Her Majesty and ordered to lie on the Table:

    Armed Forces—Departmental Minute Dated 11 January 2000 Concerning the Gifting of Surplus Military Vehicles to the Halo Trust and the Mines Advisory Group.      (—)

4. Affirmative Instrument—The following instrument was laid before the House for approval by resolution and ordered to lie on the Table:

    Draft Local Government Best Value (Exemption) (England) Order 2000.

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

    1. Community Care (Direct Payments) Amendment Regulations 2000, laid under the Community Care (Direct Payments) Act 1996;      (11)

    2. Children (Performances) Amendment Regulations 2000, laid under the Children and Young Persons Act 1963;      (10)

    3. Harbour Works (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 1999, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;      (3445)

    4. Rent Officers (Housing Benefit Functions) (Amendment) Order 2000, laid under the Housing Act 1996.      (1)

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

    1. Account for 1999 of the Commissioner for Protection Against Unlawful Industrial Action, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992;

    2. Scottish Office Development Department Non-Domestic Rating Accounts for 1998-99, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the Local Government Finance Act 1992;

    3. Accounts for 1998-99 of the Training and Enterprise Councils in Wales, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the Exchequer and Audit Department’s Act 1866.

Select Committee Report

7. Statutory Instruments—The 5th Report from the Joint Committee was made on certain statutory instruments; it was ordered that the Report be printed. (HL Paper 19)

Public Business

8. Ecclesiastical Committee—The Lord Chancellor acquainted the House that, pursuant to section 2 of the Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act 1919, he had appointed the Lord Campbell of Alloway, the Viscount Cranborne, the Baroness Massey of Darwen, the Lord Weatherill and the Baroness Young to be members of the Ecclesiastical Committee for the remainder of this Parliament.

9. Race Relations (Amendment) Bill [HL]—The House resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; the House was resumed after amendment 18.

10. Statutory Nuisances (Hedgerows in Residential Areas) Bill [HL]—It was moved by the Baroness Gardner of Parkes 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.

The House was adjourned at twenty-two minutes before nine o’clock

till tomorrow, half-past two o’clock.

MICHAEL DAVIES

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