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HOUSE OF LORDS

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Die Jovis 11° Septembris 2003

The House met at eleven o’clock.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Peterborough.

Papers

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

    1.  Standards in Public Life—Government’s Response to the Ninth Report of the House of Commons Select Committee on Standards in Public Life;    (5964)

    2.  Iraq—Report of the House of Commons Intelligence and Security Committee: Iraqi Weapons of Mass Destruction - Intelligence and Assessments;    (5972)

    3.  Contingent Liabilities—Report by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport on Contingent Liabilities Relating to the Gothic Art for England, 1400-1547, Exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum.    (—)

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

    1.  Draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Modification) (No. 2) Order 2003, laid under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971, together with an Explanatory Memorandum;

    2.    (i)  Draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Intrusive Surveillance) Order 2003, together with an Explanatory Memorandum—

      (ii)  Draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Communications Data) Order 2003, together with an Explanatory Memorandum—

      (iii)  Draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Directed Surveillance and Covert Human Intelligence Sources) Order 2003, together with an Explanatory Memorandum—

      laid under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000;

    3.    (i)  Draft Retention of Communications Data (Code of Practice) Order 2003, together with an Explanatory Memorandum—

      (ii)     Draft Retention of Communications Data (Extension of Initial Period) Order 2003, together with an Explanatory Memorandum—

      laid under the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001.

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

    1.  Land Registration (Acting Adjudicator) Regulations 2003, laid under the Land Registration Act 2002;  (2342)

    2.  National Assistance (Assessment of Resources) (Amendment) (No. 2) (England) Regulations 2003, laid under the National Assistance Act 1948;  (2343)

    3.  Social Security (Attendance Allowance and Disability Living Allowance) (Amendment) Regulations 2003, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;  (2259)

    4.  Criminal Justice Act 1988 (Reviews of Sentencing) Order 2003, laid under the Criminal Justice Act 1988.  (2267)

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

    1.  Report and Accounts for 2002 of InterTrade Ireland, Trade and Business Development Body, laid under the North/South Co-operation (Implementation Bodies) (Northern Ireland) Order 1999;

    2.  Draft Voluntary Code of Practice on the Retention of Communications Data, laid under the Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001.

Public Business

5.  Anti-social Behaviour Bill—The House resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; the House was resumed.

The House was adjourned during pleasure.

The House was resumed.

6.  Gambling—A message was brought from the Commons that they have ordered the Committee appointed by them to meet with the Lords Committee on Tuesday 16th September at half-past nine-clock, as proposed by this House.

7.  Anti-social Behaviour 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 after amendment 83.

The House was adjourned at sixteen minutes before eight o’clock

till tomorrow, eleven o’clock.

PAUL HAYTER

  Clerk of the Parliaments

CORRECTION

In the Minutes of Proceedings of 8th September, the following item, which was included among the Affirmative Instruments laid under Standing Order 71 (item 5), should have appeared among the Negative Instruments laid under Standing Order 71:

    Food Protection (Emergency Provisions) (Scallops) (England) (Revocation) Order 2003, laid under the Food and Environmental Protection Act 1985.(26th August)  (2185)

 
 
 
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