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HOUSE OF LORDS

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Die Jovis 15° Maii 2003

The House met at eleven o’clock.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Portsmouth.

Judicial Business

1.  Regina v. Secretary of State for the Home Department (Petitioner) ex parte Kumarakuruparan (FC) (Respondent)—The respondent’s certificate of public funding was lodged.

2.  Appeal Committee—The following Orders were made pursuant to the 16th Report:

    Regina v. Secretary of State for the Home Department (Petitioner) ex parte Kariharan (FC) and another (FC) (Respondents)—That leave to appeal be refused; and that the respondents be at liberty to apply for their costs in accordance with direction 5.1(d); and, if the application is granted, that the amount thereof be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties, and that the costs of the respondents be taxed in accordance with the Access to Justice Act 1999.

    Regina v. Secretary of State for the Home Department (Petitioner) ex parte Kumarakuruparan (FC) (Respondent)—That leave to appeal be refused; that the respondent be at liberty to apply for his costs in accordance with direction 5.1(d); and, if the application is granted, that the amount thereof be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties, and that the costs of the respondent be taxed in accordance with the Access to Justice Act 1999.

3.  Appeal Committee—The following Orders were made pursuant to the 39th Report:

    Smith (Petitioner) v. Henniker-Major & Co (a firm) (Respondents)—That leave to appeal be refused; that the respondents be at liberty to apply for their costs in accordance with direction 5.1(d); and, if the application is granted, that the amount thereof be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties.

    Regina v. Davies (Petitioner)—That leave to appeal be refused.

4.  Appeal Committee—The 46th Report was made; the Appeal Committee reported that they had met and had heard Counsel; the report was agreed to and the following Orders were made—

    Hendricks (Respondent) v. Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis (Petitioner)—That leave to appeal be refused.

    Gorringe (by her litigation friend June Elizabeth Todd) (Petitioner) v. Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council (Respondents)—That leave to appeal be given; and that the petition of appeal be lodged by 29th May.

    In re Lodhi (Petitioner) (application for a writ of Habeas Corpus)—That leave to appeal be refused.

5.  Appeal Committee—The 47th Report from the Appeal Committee was agreed to and the following Order was made—

    Regina v. Secretary of State for the Home Department and another (Respondents) ex parte IH (FC) (Appellant)—That the petition of Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust that they might be heard or otherwise intervene in the said appeal be allowed.

Papers

6.  Command Papers—The following papers were presented to the House by command of Her Majesty and ordered to lie on the Table:

    Government Departments—

      (i)    Report for 2003 of the Department for Transport;  (5907)

      (ii)    Report for 2003 of the Department of Trade and Industry;  (5916)

      (i)  (iii)  Report for 2003 of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport;  (5920)

      (iv)    Report for 2003 of the Department for Work and Pensions;  (5921)

      (v)    Report for 2003 of HM Customs and Excise;  (5924)

      (vi)    Report for 2003 of the Northern Ireland Office;  (5929)

      (vii)    Report for 2003 of the Export Credits Guarantee Department.  (5917)

Public Business

7.  Communications Bill—The House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; amendments were agreed to; the House was resumed.

8.  Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections and Periods of Suspension) Bill—The bill was returned from the Commons with the amendments agreed to.

The House was adjourned during pleasure.

The House was resumed.

9.  Royal Assent—The Lord Chancellor notified the Queen’s Assent to the following Act:

Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections and Periods of Suspension) Actc. 12

10.  Communications Bill—The House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; an amendment was agreed to; the House was resumed after clause 90 stood part.

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

till tomorrow, eleven o’clock.

MICHAEL DAVIES

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