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HOUSE OF LORDS

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Die Jovis 1° Maii 2003

The House met at eleven o’clock.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Truro.

Judicial Business

1.  Regina v. Special Adjudicator (Respondent) ex parte Ullah (FC) (Appellant) (England)—The appeal of Ahsan Ullah was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 12th June next. The appellant’s certificate of public funding was lodged.

2.  Glasgow City Council (Respondents) v. Caststop Limited (Appellants) (Scotland)—The appeal of Caststop Limited was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 12th June next (lodged 29th April).

3.  Sirius International Insurance Company (Publ) (Petitioners) v. FAI General Insurance Limited and others (Respondents)—The petition of Sirius International Insurance Company (Publ) praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

4.  Regina v. Camberwell Green Youth Court (Respondents) ex parte Director of Public Prosecutions (Respondent) (G (by his mother and litigation friend) (FC) (Petitioner) (Interested party))—The petition of G praying for an extension of time within which the petition may be lodged and for leave to appeal in accordance with the Administration of Justice Act 1960, was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee. The petitioner’s certificate of public funding was lodged.

5.  Regina v. Camberwell Green Youth Court (Respondents) ex parte Director of Public Prosecutions (Respondent) (I (by his litigation friend) (FC) (Petitioner) (Interested party))—The petition of I praying for an extension of time within which the petition may be lodged and for leave to appeal in accordance with the Administration of Justice Act 1960, was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee. The petitioner’s certificate of public funding was lodged.

Papers

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

    1.  Draft Referral Orders (Amendment of Referral Conditions) Regulations 2003, laid under the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000, together with an Explanatory Memorandum;

    2.  Draft Broadcasting (Independent Productions) (Amendment) Order 2003, laid under the Broadcasting Act 1990, together with an Explanatory Memorandum.

7.  Negative Instrument—The following instrument was laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:

    Immigration (Passenger Transit Visa) Order 2003, laid under the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999.    (1185)

8.  Papers not subject to parliamentary proceedings—The following papers were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:

    Statements of Guarantee in respect of temporary borrowing by the following National Health Service Trusts:

      (i)  Southampton University Hospitals—

      (ii)  Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham University Hospital—

      (iii)  Northampton General Hospital—

      (iv)  North Hampshire Hospitals—

      (v)  United Lincolnshire Hospital—

      (vi)  Heatherwood and Wexham Park—

      (vii)  Gateshead—

      (viii)  Nottingham City Hospital—

      (ix)  Epsom and St. Helier—

      (x)  Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals—

      (xi)  East Anglian Ambulance—

      (xii)  Norfolk Mental Health Care—

      (xiii)  West Hampshire—

      (xiv)  Tees and North East Yorkshire—

      (xv)  South of Tyne and Wearside—

      (xvi)  University Hospitals of Leicester—

      (xvii)  Sheffield Teaching Hospitals—

      (xviii)  Rotherham General Hospital—

      (xix)  United Bristol Healthcare—

      laid under the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990.

Private Business

9.  Marriages Validity (Harrogate District Hospital) Order 2003—The report by the Chairman of Committees and the Chairman of Ways and Means in the House of Commons, pursuant to section 3(5) of the Statutory Orders (Special Procedure) Act 1945, that no petitions had been presented against the Marriages Validity (Harrogate District Hospital) Order 2003 was laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table.

Public Business

10.  Railways and Transport Safety Bill—It was moved by the Lord McIntosh of Haringey that the bill be now read a second time; after debate, the motion was agreed to.

11.  Electricity (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill—The bill was returned from the Commons with the amendments agreed to.

12.  Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Bill—The bill was returned from the Commons with the amendments agreed to.

13.  Industrial Development (Financial Assistance) Bill—It was moved by the Lord McIntosh of Haringey, on behalf of the Lord Sainsbury of Turville, that the bill be now read a second time; the motion was agreed to and the Committee was negatived.

The House was adjourned during pleasure.

The House was resumed.

Public Business

14.  Extradition Bill—It was moved by the Lord Filkin that the bill be now read a second time; after debate, the motion was agreed to.

15.  Motor Neurone Disease—The Baroness Noakes asked Her Majesty’s Government whether the services available to patients with Motor Neurone Disease are adequate; after debate, the question was answered by the Baroness Andrews.

The House was adjourned at two minutes before nine o’clock

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

MICHAEL DAVIES

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