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HOUSE OF LORDS

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Die Lunae 15° Septembris 2003

The House met at half-past two o’clock.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich.

Papers

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

    1.  Social Security (Third Deductions and Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2003, laid under the Social Security Administration Act 1992;    (2325)

    2.  Criminal Defence Service (General) (No. 2) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2003, laid under the Access to Justice Act 1999;    (2378)

    3.  Income Support (General) Amendment Regulations 2003, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;    (2379)

    4.    (i)  National Health Service (Optical Charges and Payments) and (General Ophthalmic Services) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2003—    (2381)

      (ii)  National Health Service (Travel Expenses and Remission of Charges) Regulations 2003—  (2382)

      laid under the National Health Service Act 1977.

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

    1.  Law Commission Report: Children: Their Non-Accidental Death or Serious Injury (Criminals Trials), laid under the Law Commissions Act 1965;

    2.  Report and Accounts for 2002-03 of the Police Complaints Authority, laid under the Police Act 1996;

    3.  Accounts for 2002 of the Crown Agents Holding and Realisation Board, laid under the Crown Agents Act 1979, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General;

    4.  Accounts for 2002-03 of the Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission, laid under the Marshall Aid Commemoration Act 1953, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General;

    5.  Thirteenth Report on the Development of Services for People with a Mental Illness in England, laid under the Disabled Persons (Services, Consultation and Representation) Act 1986.

Public Business

3.  Fireworks Bill—The bill was read a third time and passed.

4.  Northern Ireland (Monitoring Commission etc.) Bill [HL]—The House resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; an amendment was disagreed to (see division list 1); an amendment was agreed to (see division list 2); amendments were agreed to; the House was resumed and the bill was reported with amendments; it was ordered that the bill be printed as amended. (HL Bill 105)

The House was adjourned during pleasure.

The House was resumed.

5.  Criminal Justice 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 (see division lists 3 to 5); an amendment was agreed to; the question that a clause stand part was agreed to (see division list 6); the House was resumed.

6.  Northern Ireland Act 2000 (Modification) (No. 2) Order 2003—It was moved by the Lord President (Lord Williams of Mostyn) that the draft Order laid before the House on 3rd July be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.

7.  Partnerships etc. (Removal of Twenty Member Limit) (Northern Ireland) Order 2003—It was moved by the Lord President (Lord Williams of Mostyn) that the draft Order laid before the House on 7th July be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.

8.  Northern Ireland (Monitoring Commission etc.) Bill [HL]—Standing Order 47 having been dispensed with, the report was received; the bill was read a third time; a privilege amendment was agreed to; the bill was passed and sent to the Commons.

The House was adjourned during pleasure.

The House was resumed.

9.  Criminal Justice Bill—The House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; the House was resumed after amendment 142.

The House was adjourned at eighteen minutes past ten o’clock

till tomorrow, half-past two o’clock.

PAUL HAYTER

  Clerk of the Parliaments

 
 
 
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