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HOUSE OF LORDS

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Die Martis 14° Octobris 2003

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

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Southwark.

Judicial Business

1.  Deutsche Morgan Grenfell Group plc (Respondents) v. Her Majesty’s Commissioners of Inland Revenue and another (Petitioners)—The petition of Her Majesty’s Commissioners of Inland Revenue and Her Majesty’s Attorney General praying for leave for an appeal to be brought direct from the High Court of Justice in accordance with Part II of the Administration of Justice Act 1969 was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 10th October).

Papers

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

    1.  Privacy—Government Response to the Fifth Report of the House of Commons Select Committee on Culture, Media and Sport on Privacy and Media Intrusion;    (5985)

    2.  Environment—Government Response to the Report of the House of Commons Select Committee on the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister on Living Places: Cleaner, Safer, Greener.    (5989)

3.  Affirmative Instrument—The following instrument was laid before the House for approval by resolution and ordered to lie on the Table:

    Draft Postal Services Act 2000 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2003, laid under the Postal Services Act 2000, together with an Explanatory Memorandum.

4.  Regulatory Reform—The following order was laid before the House under section 6(1) of the Regulatory Reform Act 2001 and referred to the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee:

    Draft Regulatory Reform (Sunday Trading) Order 2004, together with a statement by the Department of Trade and Industry.

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

    1.  Education (Funding for Teacher Training) Designation (No. 2) Order 2003, laid under the Education Act 1994;  (2636)

    2.  (i)  Statute made by the University of Oxford—  (—)

      (ii)  Statute made by Nuffield College Oxford—  (—)

      laid under the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge Act 1923;

    3.  Police Service of Northern Ireland (Appeals) (Amendment) Regulations 2003, laid under the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 1998.  (—)

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

    1.  Report for 2001 on the operation of the Treasure Act 1996, laid under that Act;

    2.  (i)  Accounts for 2001-02 of National Savings Ordinary Deposits—

      (ii)     Accounts for 2001-02 of National Savings Investment Deposits—

      laid under the National Savings Bank Act 1971, together with the Reports of the Comptroller and Auditor General.

Public Business

7.  Household Waste Recycling Bill—The bill was read a third time and passed.

8.  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 1 and 3); further amendments were agreed to; an amendment was disagreed to (see division list 2); the House was resumed.

9.  Employment (Northern Ireland) Order 2003—It was moved by the Lord President (Baroness Amos) that the draft Order laid before the House on 8th September be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.

10.  Child Support (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 2003—It was moved by the Baroness Hollis of Heigham that the Regulations laid before the House on 10th September be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.

11.  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; an amendment was disagreed to (see division list 4); amendment 230ZA was moved, objected to and on question, fewer than 30 Lords having voted (see division list 5), the question was declared not decided and the House was resumed pursuant to Standing Order 58.

The House was adjourned at twenty-seven minutes past one o’clock

in the morning of Wednesday 15th October

till later the same day, half-past two o’clock in the afternoon.

PAUL HAYTER

  Clerk of the Parliaments

 
 
 
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