HOUSE OF LORDS
MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
Die Martis 18° Februarii 2003
The House met at half-past two oclock.
PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Chelmsford.
1. Lawal (Appellant) v. Northern Spirit Limited (England)The appeal of Adekunle Adejare Lawal was presented. The respondents having notified their intention not to enter appearance, it was ordered that Standing Order V (Security for costs) be dispensed with. It was further ordered that the statement and appendix be prepared in consultation with the appellant by the amicus curiae nominated by Her Majestys Attorney General; and that, in accordance with Standing Order VI, the statement and appendix be lodged on or before 1st April next.
2. Buchler and another (as joint liquidators of Leyland Daf Limited) (Respondents) v. Talbot and another (as joint administrative receivers of Leyland Daf Limited) and others (Appellants) and othersThe appeal was set down for hearing and referred to an Appellate Committee.
3. Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Appellants) v. ASDA Stores Limited and another (Respondents) (criminal appeal from Her Majestys High Court of Justice)The appeal was set down for hearing and referred to an Appellate Committee.
4. Eastwood and another (Appellants) v. Magnox Electric plc (Respondents)The appeal was set down for hearing and referred to an Appellate Committee.
5. Taylor (Her Majestys Inspector of Taxes) (Respondent) v. MEPC Holdings Limited (Appellants)The appeal was set down for hearing and referred to an Appellate Committee.
6. RCO Support Services Limited (Appellants) v. Unison and others (Respondents)The petition of the appellants praying that the time for lodging the statement and appendix and setting down the cause for hearing might be extended to 18th March next (the agents for the respondents consenting thereto) was presented; and it was ordered as prayed.
7. In re B (minors) (2002) (FC)The petition of the first and fourth respondents praying for leave to lodge a separate case (the agents for the appellant consenting thereto) was presented; and it was ordered as prayed.
8. Negative InstrumentThe following instrument was laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
Antarctic (Amendment) Regulations 2003, laid under the Antarctic Act 1994. (323)
9. Health (Wales) BillIt was moved by the Lord Evans of Temple Guiting that it be an instruction to the Grand Committee to which the Health (Wales) Bill has been committed that they consider the bill in the following Order:
Clauses 3 to 7
Schedules 3 and 4
Clauses 8 to 10;
the motion was agreed to.
10. Crime (International Co-operation) Bill [HL]It was moved by the Lord Grocott, on behalf of the Lord Filkin, that the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered in the following order:
Clauses 1 to 15
Clauses 16 to 31
Clauses 32 to 54
Clauses 55 to 89
Schedules 5 and 6
Clauses 91 to 95;
the motion was agreed to.
11. Community Care (Delayed Discharges etc.) BillThe House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; an amendment was agreed to (see division list 1); amendments were agreed to; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; the House was resumed and the bill was reported with amendments; it was ordered that the bill be printed as amended. (HL Bill 35)
12. Courts Bill [HL]The House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; an amendment was disagreed to (see division list 2); an amendment was agreed to (see division list 3); the House was resumed after amendment 132.
The House was adjourned at sixteen minutes past ten oclock
till tomorrow, half-past two oclock.
In the division on Monday 17th February, L. Kirkhill should have been recorded as voting Not-Content instead of L. Kirkham.