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HOUSE OF LORDS

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Die Veneris 7° Julii 2000

The House met at eleven o’clock.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Blackburn.

Judicial Business

1. Mahon and another (Petitioners) v. Rahn and others (Respondents)—The petition of Patrick Mahon and Andrew Leslie Kent praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

2. Regina v. Manchester Crown Court ex parte D (F.C.) (Respondent)—The respondent’s funding code certificate was lodged.

Papers

3. Command Papers—The following papers were presented to the House by command of Her Majesty and ordered to lie on the Table:

    1. Investment Protection—Exchange of Notes between the United Kingdom and Indonesia;      (4753)

    2. Commercial Debts—Exchange of Notes between the United Kingdom and the Congo;       (4756)

    3. Contingent Liability—Agreement between the Employment Service and Electronic Data Services for delivering the Modernising Employment Service Programme.      (—)

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

    Draft Scotland Act 1998 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2000.

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

    1. (i)      Rail Vehicle Accessibility (ScotRail Class 170/4 Vehicles) Exemption Order 2000;      (1769)

      (ii) Rail Vehicle Accessibility (Anglia Railways Class 170/2 Vehicles) Exemption Order 2000;      (1770)

    laid under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995;

    2. Channel Tunnel (International Arrangements) (Amendment No.2) Order 2000, laid under the Channel Tunnel Act 1987;      (1775)

    3. Immigration (Control of Entry through Republic of Ireland) (Amendment) Order 2000, laid under the Immigration Act 1971.      (1776)

6. Paper not subject to parliamentary proceedings — The following paper was laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:

    Report and Accounts for 1999-2000 of the Scottish Tourist Board, laid under the Development of Tourism Act 1969.

Public Business

7. Life Peerages (Appointments Commission) Bill [HL]—The bill was read a third time; an amendment was moved and (by leave of the House) withdrawn; a privilege amendment was agreed to; then the bill was passed and sent to the Commons.

8. Health Service Commissioners (Amendment) Bill—It was moved by the Baroness Hanham 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.

9. Divorce (Religious Marriages) Bill [HL]—The House resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; an amendment was moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; the House was resumed and the bill was reported without amendment; the report was received.

10. Medical Act 1983 (Amendment) Order 2000—It was moved by the Lord Hunt of Kings Heath that the draft Order laid before the House on 29th June be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.

11. Legal Aid (Functions) Order 2000—It was moved by the Lord Bach that the draft Order laid before the House on 27th June be approved; the motion was agreed to.

12. Legal Aid (Prescribed Panels) (Amendment) Regulations 2000—It was moved by the Lord Bach that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 27th June be approved; the motion was agreed to.

13. Special Immigration Appeals Commission (Procedure) (Amendment) Rules 2000—It was moved by the Lord Bach that the draft Rules laid before the House on 27th June be approved; the motion was agreed to.

14. National Assembly of Wales (Transfer of Functions) (No. 2) Order 2000—It was moved by the Lord Bach that the draft Order laid before the House on 29th June be approved; the motion was agreed to.

15. National Assembly of Wales (Transfer of Functions) (Variation) Order 2000—It was moved by the Lord Bach that the draft Order laid before the House on 29th June be approved; the motion was agreed to.

16. Criminal Justice Act 1993 (Extension of Group A Offences) Order 2000—It was moved by the Lord Bassam of Brighton that the draft Order laid before the House on 12th June be approved; the motion was agreed to.

17. Data Protection (Miscellaneous Subject Access Exemptions) (Amendment) Order 2000—It was moved by the Lord Bassam of Brighton that the draft Order laid before the House on 21st June be approved; the motion was agreed to.

18. Data Protection (Designated Codes of Practice) (No. 2) Order 2000—It was moved by the Lord Bassam of Brighton that the draft Order laid before the House on 21st June be approved; the motion was agreed to.

19. Asylum seekers—The Lord Greaves asked Her Majesty’s Government whether implementation of the arrangements for the dispersal and support of asylum seekers is satisfactory; after debate, the question was answered by the Lord Bassam of Brighton.

The House was adjourned at twenty-four minutes before three o’clock

to Monday next, half-past two o’clock.

MICHAEL DAVIES

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