HOUSE OF LORDS
MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
Die Mercurii 8° Octobris 2003
The House met at half-past two oclock.
PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Worcester.
1. Command PaperThe following paper was presented to the House by command of Her Majesty and ordered to lie on the Table:
Treaty SeriesIndex to Treaty Series for 2002. (5965)
2. Negative InstrumentsThe following instruments were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
1. Housing Renewal Grants (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2003, laid under the Housing, Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996; (2504)
2. Timeshare (Cancellation Information) Order 2003, laid under the Timeshare Act 1992; (2579)
3. Enterprise Act 2002 (Part 9 Restrictions on Disclosure of Information) (Amendment and Specification) (No. 2) Order 2003, laid under the Enterprise Act 2002; (2580)
4. Judicial Pensions and Retirement Act 1993 (Addition of Qualifying Judicial Offices) (No. 2) Order 2003, laid under the Pensions and Retirement Act 1993; (2589)
5. Community Legal Service (Funding) (Counsel in Family Proceedings) (Amendment) Order 2003, laid under the Access to Justice Act 1999; (2590)
6. Pesticides (Maximum Residue Levels in Crops, Food and Feeding Stuffs) (England and Wales) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2003, laid under the European Communities Act 1972. (2591)
Select Committee Report
3. Delegated Powers and Regulatory ReformThe following report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed:
25th Report, on the following Orders:
Draft Regulatory Reform (Business Tenancies) (England and Wales) Order 2003;
Draft Regulatory Reform (Gaming Machines) Order 2003. (HL Paper 167)
4. Criminal Justice BillThe House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; the question that a clause stand part of the bill was negatived; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; amendments were agreed to; the House was resumed.
5. Education (Specified Work and Registration) (England) Regulations 2003It was moved by the Baroness Blatch that an Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty praying that the Regulations, laid before the House on 8th July, be annulled (S.I. 2003/1663); after debate, the motion was (by leave of the House) withdrawn.
The House was adjourned during pleasure.
The House was resumed.
6. Criminal Justice BillThe House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; amendments were agreed to; the House was resumed after clause 214 stood part.
The House was adjourned at one minute past ten oclock
till tomorrow, eleven oclock.
Clerk of the Parliaments