HOUSE OF LORDS
MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
Die Veneris 20° Octobris 2000
The House met at eleven oclock.
PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Bristol.
1. Command PapersThe following papers were presented to the House by command of Her Majesty and ordered to lie on the Table:
1. PlanningGovernment Response to the 13th Report of the House of Commons Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs Committee on the Planning Inspectorate and Public Inquiries; (4891)
2. Double TaxationAgreement between the United Kingdom and Kuwait for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income and on Capital, with Protocol. (4878)
2. Negative InstrumentThe following instrument was laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
Local Government Pension Scheme (Merseyside Transport Limited) Regulations 2000, laid under the Superannuation Act 1972. (2826)
3. Countryside and Rights of Way BillIt was moved by the Lord Carter, on behalf of the Lord Whitty, that the amendments for the Report Stage be marshalled and considered in the following order:
Clauses 3 to 8
Clauses 9 to 43
Clauses 44 to 48
Clauses 49 to 54
Clauses 55 to 64
Clauses 65 to 68
Schedules 10 and 11
Clauses 71 to 75
Clauses 76 to 79
Clauses 81 to 86
Clauses 87 to 91
Clauses 92 and 93;
the motion was agreed to.
4. Protection of Animals (Amendment) BillIt was moved by the Baroness Fookes 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. Anti-Ballistic Missile TreatyThe Baroness Williams of Crosby asked Her Majestys Government what they see as the future of the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty in the light of American and other proposals for the National Missile Defence System; after debate, the question was answered by the Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean.
The House was adjourned at twelve minutes past one oclock
to Monday next, half-past two oclock.