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HOUSE OF LORDS

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Die Veneris 18° Julii 2003

The House met at eleven o’clock.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Chester.

Judicial Business

1.  Moy v. Pettman Smith (a firm) (Respondents) and another (Appellant) (England)—The appeal of Jacqueline Perry was presented and it was ordered, notwithstanding Standing Order VI, that the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 2nd October next.

2.  Regina v. Her Majesty’s Coroner for the Western District of Somerset (Respondent) and another (Appellant) ex parte Middleton (FC) (Respondent)—The petition of Inquest and its associated charitable trust praying for leave to intervene in the said appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

3.  Regina v. Police Complaints Authority (Respondents) ex parte Green (FC) (Appellant)—The petition of the Crown Prosecution Service and its associated charitable trust praying for leave to intervene in the said appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

4.  Appeal Committee—The following Order was made pursuant to the 40th Report:

    Beynon and Partners (Respondents) v. Her Majesty’s Commissioners of Customs and Excise (Petitioners)—That leave to appeal be given on terms that the petitioners do not disturb orders for costs made below or seek costs in this House; and that the petition of appeal be lodged by 1st August next.

5.  Appeal Committee—The 67th Report from the Appeal Committee was agreed to and the following Order was made—

    Regina v. Special Adjudicator (Respondent) ex parte Ullah (FC) (Appellant)—That the petition of Roger Smith, Director of Justice for and on behalf of the Executive Board and Members of Justice and Justice that they might be heard or otherwise intervene in the said appeal be allowed.

6.  Appeal Committee—The 68th Report from the Appeal Committee was agreed to and the following Order was made—

    Regina v. Police Complaints Authority (Respondents) ex parte Green (FC) (Appellant)—That the petition of the Secretary of State for the Home Department that he might be heard or otherwise intervene in the said appeal be allowed.

Papers

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

    1.  Disability—Convention on the International Protection of Adults, together with an Explanatory Memorandum;    (5881)

    2.  Commercial Debts—Exchange of Notes between the United Kingdom and the Democratic Republic of Congo concerning certain Commercial Debts;    (5883)

    3.  Statistics—Statistics for 2002 of Scientific Procedures on Living Animals.    (5886)

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

    1.  Motor Vehicles (Type Approval for Goods Vehicles) (Great Britain) (Amendment) Regulations 2003, laid under Road Traffic Act 1988;    (1866)

    2.    (i)  Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 (Modification of Section 4A) Order 2003—    (1874)

      (ii)  Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 (Modification of Section 4A) Order 2003—  (1884)

      laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992.

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

    Liberia (United Nations Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) (Amendment) Order 2003, laid under the United Nations Act 1946.    (1876)

10.  Registration of Interests—The Register of Lords’ Interests, prepared by the Clerk of the Parliaments pursuant to the Code of Conduct adopted by the House on 2nd July 2001, was ordered to lie on the Table and to be printed. (HL Paper 159)

Select Committee Report

11.  Human Rights—The minutes of proceedings of the Joint Committee for Session 2001-02 were ordered to be printed. (HL Paper 160)

Public Business

12.  Anti-social Behaviour Bill—It was moved by the Baroness Scotland of Asthal that the bill be now read a second time; after debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House.

The House was adjourned at fourteen minutes past three o’clock

to Monday 8th September, half-past two o’clock.

PAUL HAYTER

  Clerk of the Parliaments

 
 
 
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