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HOUSE OF LORDS

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Die Jovis 19° Octobris 2000

The House met at three o’clock.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Bristol.

Judicial Business

1. Haystead (FC) (Petitioner) v. Chief Constable of Derbyshire (Respondent)—The petitioner’s certificate of public funding was lodged.

2. In re Migliorelli (FC) (Petitioner) (application for a writ of Habeas Corpus)—The petitioner’s certificate of public funding was lodged.

3. Appeal Committee—The following Order was made pursuant to the 65th Report:

    Commissioners of Customs and Excise (Petitioners) v. Plantiflor Limited (Respondents)—That leave to appeal be given, and that the petition of appeal be lodged by 2nd November next.

4. Appeal Committee—The 69th Report from the Appeal Committee was agreed to and the following Orders were made—

    Cullen (Petitioner) v. Chief Constable of the Royal Ulster Constabulary (Respondent) (Northern Ireland)—That the respondent be invited to lodge objections by 2nd November next.

    In re Norris (Respondent)—That the petition be referred for hearing.

    Regina v. Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent) ex parte Norgren (Petitioner)—That leave to appeal be refused.

    Krasner (the trustee in bankruptcy of John William Alexander Dennison) (Respondent) v. Dennison (Petitioner) and others—That the respondent be invited to lodge objections by 2nd November next.

    MHC Consulting Services Limited (Respondents) v. Tansell (Respondent) and others (Petitioners) and others—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.

    John and others (Petitioners) v. Express Newspapers (a private unlimited company) and others (Respondents)—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.

    Lawrence (Respondent) v. Lesser (Petitioner)—That the respondent be invited to lodge objections by 2nd November next.

    Haystead (FC) (Petitioner) v. Chief Constable of Derbyshire (Respondent)—That leave to appeal be refused and that the costs of the petitioner be taxed in accordance with the Access to Justice Act 1999.

    Regina v. Keyes and others (Petitioners)—That leave to appeal be refused.

Papers

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

    1. Social Security Commissioners (Procedure) (Amendment) Regulations 2000, laid under the Social Security Act 1998;      (2854)

    2. (i)      Gaming (Small Charges) Order 2000;      (2802)

      (ii) Gaming Act (Variation of Monetary Limits) (No. 2) Order 2000;      (2803)

    laid under the Gaming Act 1968.

Public Business

6. Freedom of Information Bill—The House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; the questions that certain clauses stand part of the bill were negatived; an amendment was agreed to; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; the questions that certain clauses stand part of the bill were agreed to (see division lists 1 and 3); an amendment was disagreed to (see division list 2); the House was resumed after amendment 156.

The House was adjourned at three minutes past eleven o’clock

till tomorrow, eleven o’clock.

MICHAEL DAVIES

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