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Die Veneris 13° Octobris 2000

The House met at eleven o’clock.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Hereford.

Judicial Business

1. Bank of Credit and Commerce International SA (in compulsory liquidation) (Appellants) v. Ali and others and another (FC) (Respondents)—The appeal was set down for hearing and referred to an Appellate Committee.


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

    Treaty Series—Second supplementary list of ratifications, accessions, withdrawals, etc. for 2000.      (4870)

3. Negative Instrument—The following instrument was laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:

    Greater London Magistrates’ Courts Authority (Financial Administration) Regulations 2000, laid under the Justices of the Peace Act 1997.      (2810)

Public Business

4. Warm Homes and Energy Conservation Bill—It was moved by the Lord McColl of Dulwich, on behalf of the Lord Newton of Braintree, 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.

5. Biodiversity (EUC Report)—It was moved by the Lord Walpole that this House takes note of the Report of the European Communities Committee on Biodiversity in the European Union Final Report: International Issues (22nd Report, Session 1998-99, HL Paper 119); after debate, the motion was agreed to.

The House was adjourned at fourteen minutes before two o’clock

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


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