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HOUSE OF LORDS

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Die Jovis 23° Januarii 2003

The House met at eleven o’clock.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Southwark.

Judicial Business

1.  El-Ali (FC) (Petitioner) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent)—The petition of Amer Mohammed El-Ali 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 certificate of public funding was lodged.

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

3.  Todd (widow and administratrix of the estate of Peter Todd (deceased) and parent of Kerry Todd (deceased)) (FC) and another (FC) and another (Petitioners) v. Adams and another (together trading as Trelawney Fishing Company) (Respondents)—Upon application by the petitioners (the agents for the respondents consenting thereto), it was ordered that the petition be withdrawn and that there be no order as to costs.

Papers

4.  Affirmative Instruments—The following instruments were laid before the House for approval by resolution and ordered to lie on the Table:

    1.  Draft Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001 (Continuance in force of sections 21 to 23) Order 2003, together with an Explanatory Memorandum;

    2.  Draft Terrorism Act 2000 (Code of Practice on Video Recording of Interviews) (Northern Ireland) Order 2003, together with an Explanatory Memorandum;

    3.  Draft Terrorism Act 2000 (Continuance of Part VII) Order 2003, together with an Explanatory Memorandum;

    4.  Draft Energy (Northern Ireland) Order 2003, together with an Explanatory Memorandum.

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

    1.  Tobacco Advertising and Promotion (Sponsorship) Transitional Regulations 2003, laid under the Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Act 2002;  (77)

    2.  Community Investment Tax Relief (Accreditation of Community Development Finance Institutions) Regulations 2003, laid under the Finance Act 2002..  (96)

6.  Paper not subject to parliamentary proceedings—The following paper was laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:

    Report on the Operation in 2002 of the Terrorism Act 2000, laid under that Act.

Public Business

7.  National Minimum Wage (Enforcement Notices) Bill [HL]—The report was received; amendments were moved and (by leave of the House) withdrawn; an amendment was agreed to; it was ordered that the bill be printed as amended. (HL Bill 22)

8.  Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL]—The report was received; amendments were moved and (by leave of the House) withdrawn; an amendment was disagreed to (see division list); an amendment was agreed to; further consideration on report was adjourned.

The House was adjourned during pleasure.

The House was resumed.

9.  Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL]—The bill was further considered on report; amendments were moved and (by leave of the House) withdrawn; amendments were agreed to; it was ordered that the bill be printed as amended. (HL Bill 23)

10.  Arms Control and Disarmament (Inspections) Bill [HL]—The report was received.

The House was adjourned at twenty-seven minutes past four o’clock

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

MICHAEL DAVIES

  Cler: Parliamentor:

APPENDIX

PROCEEDINGS OF THE GRAND COMMITTEE (IN COMMITTEE ROOMS 3A AND 4B)

The Committee met at a quarter before four o’clock.

    Crime (International Co-operation) Bill [HL]—The bill was further considered in the Grand Committee; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; amendments were agreed to; the Committee was adjourned after Schedule 2 was agreed to.

The Committee was adjourned at sixteen minutes past seven o’clock.

 
 
 
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