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HOUSE OF LORDS

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Die Lunae 13° Octobris 2003

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

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Southwark.

1.  Lord Rayne—The Lord Chancellor acquainted the House that Lord Rayne, a member of the House, had died on 10th October 2003.

Judicial Business

2.  Hilton (Appellant) v. Barker Booth and Eastwood (a firm) (Respondents)—It was ordered that the appellant be allowed to prosecute the appeal without giving the usual security for costs as required by Standing Order.

3.  Arsenal Football Club plc (Respondents) v. Reed (Petitioner)—Upon application by the petitioner (the agents for the respondents consenting thereto), it was ordered that the petition be withdrawn and that there be no order as to costs.

Papers

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

    1.  Education (School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions) (No. 3) Order 2003, laid under the Education Act 2002;  (2640)

    2.  National Health Service (Personal Medical Services) (Services List) and the (General Medical Services Supplementary List) and (General Medical Services) Amendment Regulations 2003, laid under the National Health Service Act 1977.  (2644)

Public Business

5.  Legal Deposit Libraries Bill—The bill was read a third time and passed.

6.  Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) 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House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; amendments were agreed to; the House was resumed.

7.  World Trade Organisation: Cancún—The Lord Dubs asked Her Majesty’s Government what action they propose to take following the outcome of the World Trade Organisation talks in Cancún; after debate, the question was answered by the Lord President (Baroness Amos).

8.  Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) 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House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; the House was resumed after clause 17 stood part.

The House was adjourned at one minute before midnight

till tomorrow, half-past two o’clock.

PAUL HAYTER

  Clerk of the Parliaments

 
 
 
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