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HOUSE OF LORDS

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Die Mercurii 27° Septembris 2000

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

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Guildford.

Judicial Business

1. Uratemp Ventures Limited (Respondents) v. Collins (A.P.) (Appellant) (England)—The appeal of John Collins was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 8th November next (lodged 31st July).

2. Smith (administrator of Cosslett (Contractors) Limited) (Appellant) v. Bridgend County Borough Council (Respondents) (England)—The appeal of Gerald Clifford Smith was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 8th November next (lodged 1st August).

3. Newspaper Licensing Agency Limited (Appellants) v. Marks and Spencer plc (Respondents) (England)—The appeal of the Newspaper Licensing Agency Limited was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 8th November next (lodged 17th August).

4. Invervale Limited (Appellants) v. Wimpey Homes Holdings Limited (Respondents) (Scotland)—The appeal of Invervale Limited was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 8th November next (lodged 8th August).

5. Newspaper Licensing Agency Limited (Original Appellants and Cross-respondents) v. Marks and Spencer plc (Original Respondents and Cross-appellants) (England)—The cross-appeal of Marks and Spencer plc was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 8th November next (lodged 31st August).

6. Regina v. Sargent (Petitioner)—The petition of Ian Michael Sargent, praying for an extension of time within which the appeal may be lodged in accordance with the Criminal Appeal Act 1968, was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

7. Regina v. East Sussex County Council (Petitioners) ex parte Reprotech (Pebsham) Limited (Respondents) and one other action—The petition of East Sussex County Council praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 11th July).

8. Arrow Nominees Inc (a British Virgin Islands Corporation) and another (Petitioners) and another v. Blackledge and others (Respondents)—The petition of Arrow Nominees Inc and Lorraine Blackledge praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 24th July).

9. Holtby (F.C.) (Petitioner) v. Brigham & Cowan (Hull) Limited (Respondents)—The petition of William Holtby praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee. The petitioner’s funding code certificate was lodged (lodged 27th July).

10. Outram (F.C.) (Petitioner) v. Academy Plastics Limited (Respondents)—The petition of Carol Ann Sophie Outram praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee. The petitioner’s funding code certificate was lodged (lodged 27th July).

11. Welsh (Respondent) v. Mayor and Burgesses of the London Borough of Greenwich (Petitioners)—The petition of the Mayor and Burgesses of the London Borough of Greenwich praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 27th July).

12. Law Society (Respondents) v. KPMG Peat Marwick (sued as KPMG Peat Marwick McLintock) and others (Petitioners)—The petition of KPMG Peat Marwick and Neil Spencer Chapman praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 28th July).

13. Clark and another (administrators of the estate of Peter Denis Fulljames (deceased)) (Respondents) v. Rice (sued personally and in his capacity as surviving executor of the estate of Coral Lynette Letts (deceased)) (Petitioner) and others—The petition of Bernard John Rice praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 31st July).

14. Centremodel Projects Limited (Petitioners) v. Royal Bank of Scotland plc (Respondents)—The petition of Centremodel Projects Limited praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 1st August).

15. Co-operative Retail Services Limited (Respondents) v. Taylor Young Partnership and others (Petitioners) and others—The petition of Taylor Young Partnership and Hoare Lea & Partners (a firm) praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 3rd August).

16. J D Williams & Company Limited (Petitioners) v. Michael Hyde & Associates Limited (Respondents)—The petition of J D Williams & Company Limited praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 3rd August).

17. Nabadda and others and another (A.P.) (Petitioner) v. City of Westminster and others (Respondents)—The petition of Marie Annette Gomilsek praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee. The petitioner’s legal aid certificate was lodged (lodged 4th August).

18. Commissioners of Customs and Excise (Petitioners) v. FDR Limited (Respondents)—The petition of the Commissioners of Customs and Excise praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 11th August).

19. Groupama Navigation et Transports and others (bodies corporate) (Petitioners) v. Catatumbo C A Seguros (a body corporate) (Respondents)—The petition of Groupama Navigation et Transports, Continent SA, Mutuelles Du Mans, Zurich International France SA and Gie Generali Transports praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 17th August).

20. Walker and others (Petitioners) v. Stones and another and others (Respondents)—The petition of Sarah, Marchioness of Milford Haven and Romla Walker praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 18th August).

21. Walker and others (Respondents) v. Stones (Petitioner) and others—The petition of James Nicholas Stones praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 18th August).

22. Safa Limited (Petitioners) v. Banque du Caire SAE (Respondents)—The petition of Safa Limited praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 21st August).

23. Standard Chartered Bank (Petitioners) v. Pakistan National Shipping Corporation and others and another (Respondent) and others—The petition of the Standard Chartered Bank praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 22nd August).

24. Duguid (Petitioner) v. Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions and others (Respondents)—The petition of Ronald M Duguid praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 23rd August).

25. Standard Chartered Bank (Respondents) v. Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (Petitioners) and others—The petition of the Pakistan National Shipping Corporation praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 24th August).

26. Macpherson and another (Petitioners) v. European Strategic Bureau Limited (Respondents)—The petition of Iain Francis Duncan Macpherson and Susan Torevell praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 24th August).

27. American Home Products Corporation and another (Petitioners) v. Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Limited and others (Respondents) and one other action—The petition of American Home Products Corporation and Sir Roy Calne praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 25th August).

28. Commissioners of Customs and Excise (Petitioners) v. Broomco (1984) Limited (Respondents)—The petition of the Commissioners of Customs and Excise praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 25th August).

29. Regina v. London Borough of Richmond (Petitioners) ex parte Watson (Respondent) and three other actions—The petition of Richmond London Borough Council, Manchester City Council, Harrow London Borough Council and Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 30th August).

30. Coflexip SA and others (Respondents) v. Stolt Offshore MS Limited (previously Stolt Comex Seaway MS Limited) and others (Petitioners)—The petition of Stolt Offshore MS Limited, Stolt Offshore Limited (previously Stolt Comex Seaway Limited) and Stolt Offshore A/S (previously Stolt Comex Seaway A/S) praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 30th August).

31. Lotus Cars Limited and others v. Southampton Cargo Handling plc (Respondents) and others and Associated British Ports (Petitioners) and others—The petition of Associated British Ports praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 30th August).

32. Cossey and another v. Lonnkvist (F.C.) (Petitioner) and another and others (Respondents)—The petition of Karl Lonnkvist praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee. The petitioner’s funding code certificate was lodged (lodged 1st September).

33. Stewart (Petitioner) v. Engel and another (Respondents)—The petition of Valerie Stewart praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 18th September).

34. Regina v. Loosely (Petitioner)—The petition of Grant Spencer Loosely praying for leave to appeal in accordance with the Criminal Appeal Act 1968 was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 25th July).

35. Bhatt (Petitioner) v. Chelsea & Westminster Healthcare Trust and others (Respondents)—The petition of Hashmukhray Bhatt praying for leave to appeal notwithstanding that the time limited by Standing Order II has expired was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

36. Hastings (A.P.) (Petitioner) v. Lambert (Respondent)—The petition of Roy Reginald Hastings praying for leave to appeal notwithstanding that the time limited by Standing Order II has expired was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee. The petitioner’s legal aid certificate was lodged.

37. In re Migliorelli (Petitioner) (application for a writ of Habeas Corpus)—The petition of Paolo Migliorelli praying for an extension of time within which the petition may be lodged and for leave to appeal in accordance with the Administration of Justice Act 1960 was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

38. Regina v. Gilmour (Petitioner) (Northern Ireland)—The petition of Thomas Robert Garfield Gilmour praying for an extension of time within which the petition may be lodged and for leave to appeal in accordance with the Criminal Appeal (Northern Ireland) Act 1980 was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

39. Regina v. Commissioners of Inland Revenue (Appellants) ex parte Newfields Developments Limited (Respondents)—The petition of Saracens Securities Limited praying that they might intervene by way of written submissions in the said appeal (the agents for the appellants not consenting and the agents for the respondents consenting thereto), was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

40. Turner (Respondent) v. Grovit and others (Appellants)—The appeal was set down for hearing and referred to an Appellate Committee.

41. Regina v. Secretary of State for the Home Department (Appellant) ex parte Adan (Respondent)—

42. Regina v. Secretary of State for the Home Department (Appellant) ex parte Aitseguer (Respondent)—

    (Conjoined Appeals)—

    The appeals were set down for hearing and referred to an Appellate Committee.

43. Lister and others (A.P.) (Appellants) v. Hesley Hall Limited (Respondents)—The appeal was set down for hearing and referred to an Appellate Committee.

44. Kuddus (A.P.) (Appellant) v. Chief Constable of Leicestershire Constabulary (Respondent)—The appeal was set down for hearing and referred to an Appellate Committee.

45. Commissioners of Customs and Excise (Respondents) v. Sinclair Collis Limited (Appellants)—The appeal was set down for hearing and referred to an Appellate Committee.

46. Regina v. Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions and another (Appellants) ex parte Spath Holme Limited (Respondents)—The appeal was set down for hearing and referred to an Appellate Committee.

47. Odyssey RE (London) Limited and others (Respondents) v. OIC Run-off Limited (formerly The Orion Insurance Company plc) (Appellants)—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 10th November next (the agents for the respondents consenting thereto) was presented; and it was ordered as prayed.

48. Regina v. Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (Respondent) ex parte Eastaway (Appellant)—It was ordered that the appellant be allowed to prosecute the appeal without giving the usual security for costs as required by Standing Order.

49. Newspaper Licensing Agency (Appellants) v. Marks and Spencer plc (Respondents)—It was ordered that the appellants be allowed to prosecute the appeal without giving the usual security for costs as required by Standing Order.

Papers

50. Command Papers—The following papers, having been presented to the House by command of Her Majesty on the dates shown, were ordered to lie on the Table:

    1. Prisons—

      (i) Prison Statistics, England and Wales 1999; (31st July)      (4805)

      (ii) Report for 1999-2000 of Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland; (30th August)      (4824)

      (iii) Report for 1999 of the Scottish Prisons Complaints Commission; (30th August)      (4848)

    2. Export of Goods—

      (i) Export of Goods (Control) (Amendment No. 4) Order 2000; (7th August)      (—)

      (ii) Export of Goods (Control) (Amendment No. 5) Order 2000; (23rd August)      (—)

      (iii) Export of Goods (Control) (Amendment No. 6) Order 2000; (25th September)      (—)

    3. Environment—

      (i) Government Response to the 6th Annual Report of the Government Panel on Sustainable Development; (8th August)      (4831)

      (ii) Government Response to the 5th Report of the House of Commons Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs Committee: UK Climate Change Programme; (9th August)      (4748)

    4. Foreign Affairs—Government Response to the 4th Report of the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee: Kosovo; (8th August)      (4825)

    5. European Communities—

      (i) Euro-Mediterranean Agreement establishing an Association between the European Communities and their Member States and the State of Israel; (8th August)      (4823)

      (ii) Exchange of Notes between the United Kingdom and the Netherlands concerning privileges and immunities for the Liaison Officers at Europol; (16th August)      (4830)

      (iii) Convention on the establishment of a European Police Office (Europol Convention); (6th September)      (4837)

      (iv) Amendments to the Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data, allowing the European Communities to accede; (14th September)      (4846)

    6. Turkey—Exchange of Notes between the United Kingdom and Turkey concerning the employment in Turkey and the United Kingdom of the dependants of diplomatic and consular personnel; (9th August)      (4826)

    7. Social Security—

      (i) Convention on social security between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Korea; (10th August)      (4827)

      (ii) The changing welfare state - Opportunity for all - One year on: making a difference - Annual Report 2000; (21st September)      (4865)

    8. Air Services—

      (i) Agreement between the United Kingdom and Pakistan concerning air services; (16th August)      (4821)

      (ii) Amending Protocol to the agreement between the United Kingdom and France concerning the European Air Group; (8th September)      (4839)

      (iii) Agreement between the United Kingdom and the Netherlands concerning air services between Anguilla, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Montserrat, the Turks and Caicos Islands and the Netherlands Antilles; (20th September)      (4850)

    9. Shipping—Protocol of 1998 relating to the International Convention on Load Lines; (16th August)      (4829)

    10. Health—Government Response to the Chief Medical Officer’s Expert Group Report: Stem Cell Research - Medical Progress without Responsibility; (16th August)      (4833)

    11. Animal Experiments—Statistics of Scientific Procedures on Living Animals, Great Britain 1999; (17th August)      (4841)

    12. Marshall Aid—Report of the Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission for the year ending 30 September 1999; (18th August)      (4828)

    13. Commonhold and Leasehold Reform—Draft Bill and Consultation Paper; (21st August)      (4843)

    14. Commercial Debts—Exchanges of Notes between the United Kingdom and:

      (i) Jordan; (23rd August)      (4836)

      (ii) Russia; (20th September)      (4854)

    15. Contingent Liabilities—Minute by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport concerning a contingent liability in respect of an exhibition at the Wallace Collection; (24th August)      (—)

    16. International Criminal Court—Consultation on Draft Legislation; (24th August)      (4847)

    17. Competition—Competition Commission Report on the merger situations of Air Canada and Canadian Airlines Corporation; (31st August)      (4838)

    18. International Road Transport—Agreement between the United Kingdom and Slovenia on international road transport; (31st August)      (4835)

    19. Education—Government Response to the 7th Report of the House of Commons Education and Employment Committee: The Role of Private Sector Organisations in Public Education; (1st September)      (4844)

    20. Films—Agreement between the United Kingdom and Italy concerning the co-production of films; (13th September)      (4840)

    21. Local Government—European Charter of Local Self-Government; (14th September)      (4845)

    22. Legal Aid (Northern Ireland)—The Way Ahead: Legal Aid Reform in Northern Ireland; (19th September)      (4849)

    23. Immigration—Statement of changes in immigration rules; (20th September)      (4851)

    24. Bribery—Convention on combating bribery of foreign public officials in international business transactions; (20th September)      (4852)

    25. Overseas Aid—Food Aid Convention 1999; (22nd September)      (4856)

    26. Norway—Exchange of Notes between the United Kingdom and Norway concerning the exploitation of the Murchison Field reservoir and the offtake of petroleum therefrom; (27th September)      (4857)

    27. Drugs—Amendments to the Appendix to the Anti-doping Convention, Strasbourg, 16th November 1989. (27th September)      (4858)

51. Statutory Instruments (Standing Order 70)—The following instruments, having been laid before the House on the dates shown, were ordered to lie on the Table:

Title, etc.

S.I. No.
2000

Date of
Laying

Affirmative instruments

  

Energy Act 1976 (Reserve Powers) Order 2000;

2449

12th September

Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Notification of Authorisations etc.) Order 2000.

2563

22nd September

Negative instruments

  

(i) Social Security Amendment (Personal Allowances for Children) Regulations 2000—

1993

31st July

(ii) Social Security (Contributions) (Amendment No. 7) Regulations 2000—

2077

31st July

 laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;

  

Social Security (Contributions) (Amendment No. 7) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2000, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992;

2078

31st July

(i) Legal Officers (Annual Fees) Order 2000—

2046

31st July

(ii) Ecclesiastical Judges, Legal Officers and Others (Fees) Order 2000—

2045

31st July

(iii) Parochial Fees Order 2000—

2049

31st July

 laid under the Ecclesiastical Fees Measure 1986;

  

(i) Faculty Jurisdiction (Care of Places of Worship) Rules 2000—

2048

31st July

(ii) Faculty Jurisdiction Rules 2000—

2047

31st July

 laid under the Care of Churches and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 1991;

  

Rail Vehicle Accessibility (Connex South Eastern Class 375 Vehicles) Exemption Order 2000, laid under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995

2050

31st July

Social Security (Contributions) (Amendment No. 6) Regulations 2000, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;

2084

1st August

Supply of New Cars Order 2000, laid under the Fair Trading Act 1973;

2088

1st August

Community Charges, Council Tax and Non-Domestic Rating (Enforcement) (Magistrates’ Courts) (England) Regulations 2000, laid under the Local Government Finance Act 1988;

2026

2nd August

Costs in Criminal Cases (General) (Amendment) Regulations 2000, laid under the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985;

2094

2nd August

Crown Court (Amendment) Rules 2000, laid under the Supreme Court Act 1981;

2093

2nd August

Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 4) Rules 2000, laid under the Civil Procedure Act 1997;

2092

2nd August

Police (Amendment) Regulations 2000, laid under the Police Act 1996;

2013

2nd August

Evaluation of Active Substances for Pesticides (Fees) Regulations 2000, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;

2119

3rd August

Education (School Performance Information) (England) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2000, laid under the Education Act 1996;

2116

3rd August

Road Traffic (Permitted Parking Area and Special Parking Area) (County of Kent) (Borough of Tonbridge and Malling) Order 2000, laid under the Road Traffic Act 1991;

2120

3rd August

Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit (General) Amendment (No. 3) Regulations 2000, laid under the Social Security Administration Act 1992;

2085

4th August

Education (Mandatory Awards) Regulations 2000, laid under the Education Act 1962;

2123

4th August

Learning and Skills Council for England (Interim Functions) Order 2000, laid under the Learning And Skills Act 2000;

2117

4th August

Undersized Edible Crabs Order 2000, laid under the Sea Fish (Conservation) Act 1967;

2029

4th August

Sea Fishing (Enforcement of Community Quota and Third Country Fishing Measures) (Amendment) Order 2000, laid under the Fisheries Act 1981;

2008

4th August

(i) Education (Assisted Places) (Incidental Expenses) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2000—

2112

4th August

(ii) Education (Assisted Places) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2000—

2111

4th August

 laid under the Education (Schools) Act 1997;

  

(i) Local Education Authority (Post-Compulsory Education Awards) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2000—

2057

4th August

(ii) Education (Grants) (Music, Ballet and Choir Schools) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2000—

2113

4th August

(iii) Education (National Curriculum) (Temporary Exceptions for Individual Pupils) (England) Regulations 2000—

2121

4th August

(iv) Education (Grants) (Wells Cathedral School) Regulations 2000—

2115

4th August

 laid under the Education Act 1996;

  

Football Spectators (Prescription) Order 2000, laid under the Football Spectators Act 1989;

2126

7th August

Football (Disorder) (Legal Advice and Assistance) Order 2000, laid under the Football (Disorder) Act 2000;

2127

7th August

Foreign Package Holidays (Tour Operators and Travel Agents) Order 2000, laid under the Fair Trading Act 1973;

2110

7th August

Transport for London (Disposal of Lots Road Power Station) (Consent) Order 2000, laid under the Greater London Authority Act 1999;

2128

7th August

Antarctic (Amendment) Regulations 2000, laid under the Antarctic Act 1994;

2147

7th August

Education (Student Support) Regulations 2000 (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2000, laid under the Teaching and Higher Education Act 1998;

2142

7th August

Melton Mowbray College (Dissolution) Order 2000, laid under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992;

2124

7th August

Insolvency (Amendment) Rules (Northern Ireland) 2000, laid under the Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 1989;

8th August

(i) Greater London Magistrates’ Courts Authority (Constitution) (Amendment) Regulations 2000—

2149

8th August

(ii) Code of Conduct (Magistrates’ Courts Committees and Selection Panels) Order 2000—

2148

8th August

 laid under the Justices of the Peace Act 1997;

  

Greater London Authority (Protected Information) Order 2000, laid under the Greater London Authority Act 1999;

2060

8th August

Education (Grants) (Dance and Drama) (England) Regulations 2000, laid under the Education Act 1996;

2144

8th August

(i) Wiltshire College (Incorporation) Order 2000—

2145

8th August

(ii) Further Education Funding Council for England (Supplementary Functions) (Amendment) Order 2000—

2143

8th August

 laid under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992;

  

Individual Learning Accounts (England) Regulations 2000, laid under the Learning and Skills Act 2000;

2146

8th August

Road Traffic (Permitted Parking Area and Special Parking Area) (Metropolitan Borough of Bolton) Order 2000, laid under the Road Traffic Act 1991;

2169

9th August

Tonnage Tax (Training Requirement) Regulations 2000, laid under the Finance Act 2000;

2129

9th August

Dartford-

Thurrock Crossing (Amendment) Regulations 2000, laid under the Dartford-

Thurrock Crossing Act 1988;

2151

9th August

Education (Induction Arrangements for School Teachers) (Amendment No. 3) (England) Regulations 2000, laid under the Teaching and Higher Education Act 1998;

2171

9th August

Training Programmes (Cessation of Funding) (Prescribed Actions) Order 2000, laid under the Learning and Skills Act 2000;

2170

9th August

Teacher Training Agency (Additional Functions) (No. 2) Order 2000, laid under the Education Act 1994;

2174

10th August

(i) General Teaching Council for England (Registration of Teachers) Regulations 2000—

2176

10th August

(ii) General Teaching Council for England (Additional Functions) Order 2000—

2175

10th August

 laid under the Teaching and Higher Education Act 1998;

  

(i) Kingsway: Camden’s College (Dissolution) Order 2000—

2172

10th August

(ii) Wiltshire College (Government) Regulations 2000—

2173

10th August

 laid under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992;

  

(i) Tax Credits Schemes (Miscellaneous Amendments No. 3) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2000—

2189

11th August

(ii) Social Security (Contributions) (Amendment No. 8) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2000—

2208

11th August

 laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992;

  

Social Security (Contributions) (Amendment No. 8) Regulations 2000, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;

2207

11th August

(i) Education (School Organisation Proposals) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2000—

2198

11th August

(ii) Education (Change of Category of Maintained Schools) (England) Regulations 2000—

2195

11th August

 laid under the School Standards and Framework Act 1998;

  

Education (Fees and Awards) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2000, laid under the Education (Fees and Awards) Act 1983;

2192

11th August

Education (Student Support) (European Institutions) Regulations 2000, laid under the Teaching and Higher Education Act 1998;

2197

11th August

Education (London Residuary Body) (Property Transfer) (Amendment) Order 2000, laid under the Education Reform Act 1988;

2196

11th August

Jobseeker’s Allowance (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2000, laid under the Jobseekers Act 1995;

2194

11th August

Education (Bursaries for School Teacher Training Pilot Scheme) (England) Regulations 2000, laid under the Education (No. 2) Act 1986;

2193

11th August

Meat (Disease Control) (England) Regulations 2000, laid under the Food Safety Act 1990;

2215

15th August

Courts-Martial Appeal (Amendment) Rules 2000, laid under the Courts-Martial (Appeals) Act 1968;

2228

16th August

(i) Legal Aid in Criminal and Care Proceedings (General) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2000—

2226

17th August

(ii) Legal Aid Act 1988 (Modification) Regulations 2000—

2227

17th August

 laid under the Legal Aid Act 1988;

  

Employment Code of Practice (Industrial Action Ballots and Notice to Employers) Order 2000, laid under the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992;

2241

18th August

Financial Assistance for Environmental Purposes (No. 2) Order 2000, laid under the Environmental Protection Act 1990;

2211

18th August

Transport and Works (Applications and Objections Procedure) (England and Wales) Rules 2000, laid under the Transport and Works Act 1992;

2190

18th August

Education (Grants) (Dance and Drama) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2000, laid under the Education Act 1996;

2240

18th August

Agricultural Holdings (Units of Production) (England) Order 2000, laid under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986;

1984

21st August

Social Fund Winter Fuel Payment and Maternity and Funeral Expenses (General) Amendment Regulations 2000, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;

2229

22nd August

Food Irradiation Provisions (England) Regulations 2000, laid under the Food safety Act 1990;

2254

22nd August

Commission Areas (North Wales) Order 2000, laid under the Justices of the Peace Act 1997;

2238

23rd August

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (GLA Side Roads Amendment) Order 2000, laid under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984;

2237

23rd August

Social Security Amendment (Bereavement Benefits) Regulations 2000, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;

2239

24th August

(i) Immigration and Asylum Appeals (Notices) Regulations 2000—

2246

24th August

(ii) Asylum (Designated Safe Third Countries) Order 2000—

2245

24th August

(iii) Immigration and Asylum Appeals (One-Stop Procedure) Regulations 2000—

2244

24th August

(iv) Immigration (Removal Directions) Regulations 2000—

2243

24th August

 laid under the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999;

  

Family Proceedings (Amendment) Rules, laid under the Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984;

2267

24th August

Audit Commission Act 1998 (Publication of Information as to Standards of Performance) (Variation) (England) Order 2000, laid under the Audit Commission Act 1998;

2253

25th August

Animals and Animal Products (Import and Export) (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2000, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;

2266

25th August

Education (School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions) (No. 3) Order 2000, laid under the School Teachers Pay and Conditions Act 1991;

2321

30th August

Water Supply and Sewerage Services (Customer Service Standards) (Amendment) Regulations 2000, laid under the Water Industry Act 1991;

2301

30th August

Legal Aid in Criminal and Care Proceedings (General) (Amendment No. 4) Regulations 2000, laid under the Legal Aid Act 1988;

2328

31st August

Education (Grants for Disabled Postgraduate Students) Regulations 2000, laid under the Teaching and Higher Education Act 1998;

2330

31st August

Immigration and Asylum Appeals (Procedure) Rules 2000, laid under the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999;

2333

1st September

(i) Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2000—

2326

1st September

(ii) Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000—

2334

1st September

 laid under the European Communities Act 1972;

  

Education Standards Fund (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2000, laid under the Education Act 1996;

2332

1st September

Rail Vehicle Accessibility (Gatwick Express Class 460 Vehicles) Exemption (Amendment) Order 2000, laid under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995;

2327

1st September

(i) Social Security (Attendance Allowance and Disability Living Allowance) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2000—

2313

4th September

(ii) Social Security (Contributions) (Amendment No. 9) Regulations 2000—

2343

4th September

(iii) Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit (General) Amendment (No. 4) Regulations 2000—

2331

4th September

 laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;

  

Social Security (Contributions) (Amendment No. 9) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2000, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992;

2344

4th September

Income-related Benefits (Subsidy to Authorities) Amendment (No. 2) Order 2000, laid under the Social Security Administration Act 1992;

2340

4th September

(i) National Health Service (Clinical Negligence Scheme) Amendment Regulations 2000—

2341

4th September

(ii) National Health Service (Property Expenses Scheme) Amendment Regulations 2000—

2342

4th September

 laid under the National Health Service Act 1977;

  

Medicines (Products for Animal Use—

Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2000, laid under the Medicines Act 1971;

2250

5th September

Fees for Inquiries (Standard Daily Amount) (England) Regulations 2000, laid under the Housing and Planning Act 1986;

2307

5th September

Town and Country Planning (Costs of Inquiries etc.) (Examination in Public) (England) Regulations 2000, laid under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990;

2311

5th September

(i) National Health Service (General Medical Services) Amendment (No. 4) Regulations 2000—

2383

6th September

(ii) National Health Service (Liabilities to Third Parties Scheme) Amendment Regulations 2000—

2385

6th September

 laid under the National Health Service Act 1977;

  

Children (Performances) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2000, laid under the Children and Young Persons Act 1963;

2384

6th September

Motor Vehicles (Tests) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2000, laid under the Road Traffic Act 1988;

2322

6th September

Football (Offences) (Designation of Football Matches) Order 2000, laid under the Football (Offences) Act 1991;

2329

7th September

(i) Air Force Custody Rules 2000—

2369

7th September

(ii) Administration of Oaths (Summary Appeal Court) (Air Force) Order 2000—

2378

7th September

(iii) Summary Appeal Court (Air Force) Rules 2000—

2372

7th September

(iv) Courts-Martial (Royal Air Force) (Amendment) Rules 2000—

2375

7th September

 laid under the Air Force Act 1955;

  

(i) Naval Custody Rules 2000—

2367

7th September

(ii) Administration of Oaths (Summary Appeal Court) (Navy) Order 2000—

2376

7th September

(iii) Summary Appeal Court (Navy) Rules 2000—

2370

7th September

(iv) Courts-Martial (Royal Navy) (Amendment) Rules 2000—

2373

7th September

 laid under the Naval Discipline Act 1957;

  

(i) Army Custody Rules 2000—

2368

7th September

(ii) Administration of Oaths (Summary Appeal Court) (Army) Order 2000—

2377

7th September

(iii) Summary Appeal Court (Army) Rules 2000—

2371

7th September

(iv) Courts-Martial (Army) (Amendment) Rules 2000—

2374

7th September

 laid under the Army Act 1955;

  

Reserve Forces Act 1996 (Reserve Associations) Order 2000, laid under the Reserve Forces Act 1996;

2379

7th September

(i) Harbour Works (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Amendment) Regulations 2000—

2391

7th September

(ii) Telecommunications (Services for Disabled Persons) Regulations 2000—

2410

7th September

 laid under the European Communities Act 1972;

  

Social Security (Payments on account, Overpayments and Recovery) Amendment Regulations 2000, laid under the Social Security Administration Act 1992;

2336

7th September

Wireless Telegraphy (Interception and Disclosure of Messages) (Designation) Regulations 2000, laid under the Wireless Telegraphy Act 1999;

2409

7th September

National Health Service (Charges for Drugs and Appliances) Amendment Regulations 2000, laid under the National Health Service Act 1977;

2393

7th September

(i) Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Authorisations Extending to Scotland) Order 2000—

2418

8th September

(ii) Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Prescription of Offices, Ranks and Positions) Order 2000—

2417

8th September

 laid under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000;

  

(i) Rail Vehicle Accessibility (South West Trains Class 458 Vehicles) Exemption (Amendment) Order 2000—

2398

8th September

(ii) Rail Vehicle Accessibility (The Chiltern Railway Company Limited Class 168/1 Vehicles) Exemption (No. 2) Order 2000—

2397

8th September

 laid under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995;

  

Non-Domestic Rating (Telecommunications Apparatus) (England) Regulations 2000, laid under the Local Government Finance Act 1988;

2421

8th September

Medicines (Data Sheets for Veterinary Drugs) Regulations 2000, laid under the Medicines Act 1968;

2386

8th September

Electricity (Class Exemptions from the Requirement for a Licence) (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2000, laid under the Electricity Act 1989;

2424

8th September

(i) Ashworth, Broadmoor and Rampton Hospital Authorities (Functions and Membership) Amendment Regulations 2000—

2435

11th September

(ii) National Health Service Litigation Authority (Amendment) Regulations 2000—

2433

11th September

(iii) National Health Service Trusts (Membership and Procedure) Amendment (England) Regulations 2000—

2434

11th September

 laid under the National Health Service Act 1977;

  

Protection of Children (Child Care Organisations) Regulations 2000, laid under the Protection of Children Act 1999;

2432

11th September

Prison and Young Offenders Centre (Amendment) Rules (Northern Ireland) 2000, laid under the Northern Ireland (Modification of Enactments - No. 1) Order 1973;

11th September

Road Traffic (Permitted Parking Area and Special Parking Area) (County of Kent) (Borough of Ashford) Order 2000, laid under the Road Traffic Act 1991;

2430

11th September

Teachers’ Pensions (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2000, laid under the Superannuation Act 1972;

2431

11th September

Education (Restriction of Employment) Regulations 2000, laid under the Education Reform Act 1988;

2419

11th September

(i) Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) (Amendment) Regulations 2000—

2381

11th September

(ii) Construction (Design and Management) (Amendment) Regulations 2000—

2380

11th September

 laid under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974;

  

Motor Fuel (Designated Filling Stations and Fuel Depots) Order 2000, laid under the Energy Act 1976;

2484

12th September

Community Drivers’ Hours (Passenger and Goods Vehicles) (Temporary Exception) Regulations 2000, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;

2483

12th September

National Health Service (General Dental Services) Amendment Regulations 2000, laid under the National Health Service Act 1977;

2459

12th September

(i) Immigration Appeals (Family Visitor) (No. 2) Regulations 2000—

2446

13th September

(ii) Immigration Appeals (Family Visitor) Regulations 2000—

2302

13th September

 laid under the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999;

  

Time Off for Public Duties (No. 2) Order 2000, laid under the Employment Rights Act 1996;

2463

13th September

GLA Roads and Side Roads (Transfer of Property etc.) (Modification) (College Farm, Finchley) Order 2000, laid under the Greater London Act 1999;

2493

13th September

Medicines (Sale or Supply) (Miscellaneous Provisions) Amendment (No. 3) Regulations 2000, laid under the Medicines Act 1968;

2494

13th September

(i) Liquid and Gaseous Fuel (Designated Filling Stations and Fuel Depots) Order 2000—

2522

13th September

(ii) Liquid and Gaseous Fuel (Designated Filling Stations and Fuel Depots) (No. 2) Order 2000—

2523

13th September

 laid under the Energy Act 1976;

  

Social Security (Students and Income-related Benefits) (No. 2) Regulations 2000, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;

2422

14th September

Liquid and Gaseous Fuel (Designated Filling Stations and Fuel Depots) (No. 3) Order 2000, laid under the Energy Act 1976;

2530

14th September

Animals and Animal Products (Import and Export) (England and Wales) (Amendment) (No. 1) Regulations 2000, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;

2524

15th September

Liquid and Gaseous Fuel (Designated Filling Stations and Fuel Depots) (No. 4) Order 2000, laid under the Energy Act 1976;

2533

15th September

Road Traffic (Permitted Parking Area and Special Parking Area) (District of York) Order 2000, laid under the Road Traffic Act 1991;

2534

15th September

Protection of Children (Access to Lists) (Prescribed Individuals) Regulations 2000, laid under the Care Standards Act 2000;

2537

18th September

Liquid and Gaseous Fuel (Designated Filling Stations and Fuel Depots) (No. 5) Order 2000, laid under the Energy Act 1976;

2535

18th September

Health and Safety (Fees) Regulations 2000, laid under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974;

2482

19th September

Children (Protection at Work) (No.2) Regulations 2000, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;

2548

20th September

Feeding Stuffs Regulations 2000, laid under the Agriculture Act 1970;

2481

22nd September

Merchant Shipping (Life-Saving Appliances for Ships Other Than Ships of Classes III to VI(A)) (Amendment) Regulations 2000, laid under the Merchant Shipping Act 1995;

2558

22nd September

Merger Reference (Interbrew SA and Bass PLC) (Interim Provision) Order 2000, laid under the Fair Trading Act 1973;

2566

22nd September

Integrated Administration and Control System (Amendment) Regulations 2000, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;

2573

22nd September

(i) Building Regulations 2000—

2531

22nd September

(ii) Building (Approved Inspectors etc.) Regulations 2000—

2532

22nd September

 laid under the Building Act 1984;

  

Social Security Amendment (Capital Limits and Earnings Disregards) Regulations 2000, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;

2545

25th September

Dual-Use Items (Export Control) Regulations 2000, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;

2620

25th September

Road Traffic (Owner Liability) Regulations 2000, laid under the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988;

2546

25th September

Protection of Children Act Tribunal Regulations 2000, laid under the Protection of Children Act 1999;

2619

25th September

Local Government Pension Scheme (Management and Investment of Funds) (Amendment) Regulations 2000, laid under the Superannuation Act 1972;

2552

26th September

GLA Roads (Continuity of Orders etc.) Order 2000, laid under the Greater London Authority Act 1999.

2615

26th September

Instruments not subject to parliamentary proceedings

  

(i) Land Registration (Hearings Procedure) Rules 2000—

2213

14th August

(ii) Land Registration (No. 2) Rules 2000—

2214

14th August

 laid under the Land Registration Act 1925;

  

County Court Fees (Amendment No. 4) Order 2000, laid under the County Courts Act 1984;

2310

29th August

Supreme Court Fees (Amendment No. 4) Order 2000, laid under the Supreme Court Act 1981;

2382

5th September

Armed Forces Discipline Act 2000 (Commencement and Transitional Provisions) Order 2000, laid under the Armed Forces Discipline Act 2000.

2366

7th September

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

    1. Accounts of the General Optical Council for 1999-2000, laid under the Opticians Act 1989;

    2. Report for 1999-2000 of the National Board for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting for Scotland, laid under the Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors Act 1997;

    3. (i)      Report and Accounts for 1999-2000 of West of Scotland Water—

      (ii) Report and Accounts for 1999-2000 of the North of Scotland Water Authority

    laid under the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994;

    4. Report from the Chief Medical Officer’s Expert Group on Stem Cell Research: Medical Progress without Responsibility, laid under the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990;

    5. (i)      Report and Accounts for 1999-2000 of Caledonian MacBrayne—

      (ii) Report and Accounts for 1999-2000 of David MacBrayne Limited—

    laid under the Transport (Scotland) Act 1989;

    6. Statement of guarantee given by the Secretary of State for Health on loans proposed to be raised by the East Anglian Ambulance National Health Service Trust, laid under the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990;

    7. Change 6 to the Regulations for the Naval and Marine Reserve (BR 64), laid under the Reserve Forces Act 1996;

    8. Amendment 1 to the 5th edition of the Queen’s Regulations for the Royal Air Force, laid under the Air Force Constitution Act 1917;

    9. Report for 1999-2000 of Scottish Homes, laid under the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988.

Select Committee Report

53. Delegated Powers and Deregulation—The 28th Report from the Select Committee was made on the following bills:

      Criminal Justice (Mode of Trial) (No. 2) Bill;

      Criminal Justice and Court Services Bill—Government amendments for Committee stage;

    it was ordered that the Report be printed. (HL Paper 105)

Public Business

54. Criminal Justice and Court Services Bill—It was moved by the Lord Bassam of Brighton that it be an instruction to the Committee of the Whole House to whom the Criminal Justice and Court Services Bill has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order:

Clauses 1 to 4

Schedule 1

Clauses 5 to 11

Schedule 2

Clauses 12 to 19

Schedule 3

Clauses 20 to 25

Schedule 4

Clauses 26 to 61

Schedule 5

Clauses 62 to 65

Schedule 6

Clause 66

Schedule 7

Clauses 67 to 73;

    the motion was agreed to.

55. Countryside and Rights of Way Bill—The House resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; the House was resumed.

56. Cricket—The Baroness Massey of Darwen asked Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the English Cricket Board’s report for 1999-2000, what is their policy on encouraging young people to take up cricket; after debate, the question was answered by the Lord Bach.

57. Countryside and Rights of Way Bill—The House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; the House was resumed after amendment 67.

The House was adjourned at fourteen minutes past one o’clock

in the morning of Thursday 28th September

till later the same day, three o’clock in the afternoon.

MICHAEL DAVIES

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