MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
DIE JOVIS 31° JULII 2003
|L. Bingham of Cornhill
|L. Hope of Craighead
The Lord Bingham of Cornhill in the Chair.
The Orders of Reference are read.
The Committee deliberate.
Counsel and Parties are called in.
Mr N. Brailsford QC and Mr James Mure appear for
Mr A. O'Neill QC and Mr S. Collins appear for the
Mr O'Neill heard on behalf of the respondent, seeking
the dismissal of the petititon of appeal.
Mr Brainford heard.
Mr O'Neill heard in reply.
Further and fully heard.
Bar cleared; and the Committee deliberate.
A draft Report is laid before the Committee by the
Lord Hope of Craighead.
The Report is considered and agreed to, nemine
Ordered, That the Lord
in the Chair do make the Report to the House.
Counsel recalled, and the Lord in the Chair is heard
to say that the Committee would recommend To the House that the
petition to dismiss the appeal be dismissed.
Ordered, That the Committee
be adjourned sine die.