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HOUSE OF LORDS

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Monday 9th October 2006

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

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Coventry.

1.  Deaths of Lords—The Lord Speaker acquainted the House that the following members of the House had died on 30th August 2006:

    Lord Cooke of Thorndon

    Lord Monro of Langholm.

2.  Leave of Absence—It was ordered that leave of absence be granted to the Lord Phillips of Sudbury for the remainder of this Parliament.

Judicial Business

3.  McFarlane (Appellant) v. McFarlane (Respondent)—Further to the Order of the House of 24th May 2006 (55th Report, Session 2005-06 [2006] UKHL 24), it was ordered that the respondent do pay or cause to be paid to the appellant her costs in this House, in Her Majesty’s Court of Appeal and in proceedings before Mr Justice Bennett in the Family Division of the High Court of Justice on 3rd October 2003, the amount of such costs in this House to be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties and the amount of such costs in the courts below to be determined by a Costs Judge if not agreed between the parties.

4.  Horton (Original Appellant and Cross-respondent) v. Sadler and another (Original Respondents and Cross-appellants)—Further to the Order of the House of 14th June 2006 (58th Report, Session 2005-06 [2006] UKHL 27), it was ordered that the Original Respondents and Cross-appellants do pay or cause to be paid to the Original Appellant and Cross-respondent forthwith his costs in this House, his costs in Her Majesty’s Court of Appeal (to include his costs of obtaining permission to appeal in the High Court) and, in so far as regards the second action, his costs in the County Court at Salford, the amount of such costs in this House to be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties and the amount of such costs in the courts below to be determined by a Costs Judge if not agreed between the parties.

5.  North Wales Training and Enterprise Council Limited (t/a Celtec) (Appellants) v. Astley and others (Respondents) (formerly Celtec Limited (Appellants) v. Astley and others (Respondents))—Further to the Order of the House of 21st June 2006 (60th Report, Session 2005-06 [2006] UKHL 29), it was ordered that the appellants do pay or cause to be paid to the respondents their costs in this House, including the costs of the reference to the European Court of Justice, to be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties.

6.  Harding (Appellant) v. Wealands (Respondent)—Further to the Order of the House of 5th July 2006 (63rd Report, Session 2005-06 [2006] UKHL 32), it was ordered that the respondent do pay or cause to be paid to the appellant his costs in this House (with interest thereon pursuant to section 17 of the Judgments Act 1838 at a rate of 8 per cent per annum from 5th July 2006 until payment of the said costs), the amount of such costs to be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties; that the respondent do pay or cause to be paid to the appellant his costs in Her Majesty’s Court of Appeal (with interest thereon pursuant to section 17 of the Judgments Act 1838 at a rate of 8 per cent per annum from 17th December 2004 until payment of the said costs), the amount of such costs to be determined by a Costs Judge if not agreed between the parties; that the respondent do pay or cause to be paid to the appellant his costs in the High Court of Justice Queen’s Bench Division in accordance with the Order of Mr Justice Elias in the High Court of Justice Queen’s Bench Division of 27th May 2004 (with interest thereon pursuant to section 17 of the Judgments Act 1838 at a rate of 8 per cent per annum from the date of the said order until payment of the said costs), the amount of such costs to be determined by a Costs Judge

    if not agreed between the parties; that the respondent do repay to the appellant monies paid by the appellant to the respondent on account pursuant to the Order of Her Majesty’s Court of Appeal of 17th December 2004, such Order having been set aside by the Order of this House of 5th July 2006, in the total sum of £68,395.12 (with interest in the sum of £8,050.01 for the period from 14th January 2005 to 5th July 2006 at a rate of 8 per cent per annum and continuing at a daily rate of £14.99 from 5th July 2006 until repayment of the said monies paid on account).

7.  Mallett and Son (Antiques) Limited (Appellants) v. Grosvenor West End Properties and others (Respondents) (England)—The appeal of Mallett and Son (Antiques) Limited was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 20th November (lodged 31st July).

8.  Johnston (Original Appellant and Cross-respondent) v. NEI International Combustion Limited (Original Respondents and Cross-appellants)—

9.  Rothwell (Appellant) v. Chemical and Insulating Company Limited and others (Respondents)—

10.  Topping (Appellant) v. Benchtown Limited (formerly Jones Bros Preston Limited) (Respondents)—

    (Conjoined Appeals)

    The cross-appeal of NEI International Combustion Limited was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 20th November (lodged 3rd August).

11.  Johnston (Original Appellant and Cross-respondent) v. NEI International Combustion Limited (Original Respondents and Cross-appellants)—

12.  Rothwell (Original Appellant and Cross-respondent) v. Chemical and Insulating Company Limited and others (Original Respondents and Cross-appellants)—

13.  Topping (Appellant) v. Benchtown Limited (formerly Jones Bros Preston Limited) (Respondents)—

    (Conjoined Appeals)

    The cross-appeal of Chemical and Insulating Company Limited and W B Industrial Limited was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 20th November (lodged 3rd August).

14.  Johnston (Original Appellant and Cross-respondent) v. NEI International Combustion Limited (Original Respondents and Cross-appellants)—

15.  Rothwell (Original Appellant and Cross-respondent) v. Chemical and Insulating Company Limited and others (Original Respondents and Cross-appellants)—

16.  Topping (Original Appellant) v. Benchtown Limited (formerly Jones Bros Preston Limited) (Original Respondents and Cross-appellants)—

    (Conjoined Appeals)

    The cross-appeal of Benchtown Limited (formerly Jones Bros Preston Limited) was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 20th November (lodged 3rd August).

17.  United Utilities Water plc (Appellants) v. Environment Agency for England and Wales (Respondents) (England)—The appeal of United Utilities Water plc was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 20th November (lodged 4th August).

18.  R (on the application of National Grid Gas plc (formerly Transco plc)) (Appellants) v. Environment Agency (Respondents) (Civil appeal from Her Majesty’s High Court of Justice) (England)—The appeal of National Grid Gas plc was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 20th November (lodged 7th August).

19.  Office of Fair Trading (Respondents) v. Lloyds TSB Bank plc and others (Appellants) and others (Respondents) (England)—The appeal of Lloyds TSB Bank plc was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 20th November (lodged 7th August).

20.  R (on the application of Al-Jedda) (FC) (Appellant) v. Secretary of State for Defence (Respondent) (England)—The appeal of Hilal Abdul-Razzaq Ali Al-Jedda was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 20th November. The appellant’s certificate of public funding was lodged (lodged 15th August).

21.  Dabas (Appellant) v. High Court of Justice, Madrid, Spain (Respondent) (Criminal Appeal from Her Majesty’s High Court of Justice)—The appeal of Moutez Almallah Dabas was presented and ordered to be prosecuted subject to the procedures applicable thereto (lodged 3rd August).

22.  North Star Shipping Limited and others (Petitioners) v. Sphere Drake Insurance plc and others (Respondents)—The petition of North Star Shipping Limited, Harilaos Petrakakos and Michalis Petrakakos praying for leave to appeal notwithstanding that the time limited by Standing Order II has expired was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 9th May).

23.  R (on the application of Countryside Alliance and others and others (Petitioners)) v. Her Majesty’s Attorney General and another (Respondents)—The petition of Francis Derwin, Shane William Flavin, Diana Gillian Amanda Johnson, Susan Lanigan-O’Keeffe, Hughes Le Hardy de Beaulieu, Gil José Guedes de Queiroz de Mendia, Barbara Rich, Marion Isabel Knoche, Kevin John Lamacraft and Brian Divilly praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 24th July).

24.  McLoughlin (Petitioner) v. Jones and others (t/a Grovers (a firm)) (Respondents)—The petition of Martin McLoughlin praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 31st July).

25.  Ronan (Petitioner) v. J Sainsbury plc (Respondents)—The petition of Jonathan Ronan praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 7th August).

26.  Ranbaxy (UK) Limited (Petitioners) v. Warner-Lambert Company (Respondents)—The petition of Ranbaxy (UK) Limited praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 4th August).

27.  Ranbaxy (UK) Limited (Respondents) v. Warner-Lambert Company (Petitioners)—The petition of Warner-Lambert Company praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 7th August).

28.  Arrow Generics Limited (Respondents) v. Warner-Lambert Company (Petitioners)—The petition of Warner-Lambert Company praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 7th August).

29.  Condé Nast Publications Limited (Respondents) v. Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (Petitioners)—The petition of the Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 8th August).

30.  Glyn (t/a Priors Farm Veterinary Surgery) (Petitioner) v. McGarel-Groves (Respondent) and others—The petition of Philip John Glyn praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 10th August).

31.  Stewart (Petitioner) v. Scottish Widows plc (Respondents)—The petition of Ricci Stewart praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 11th August).

32.  Lexi Holdings plc (Petitioners) v. Stainforth (Respondent)—The petition of Lexi Holdings plc praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 11th August).

33.  P (FC) (Petitioner) v. Tesco Stores Limited and others (Respondents) and another—The petition of P praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee. The petitioner’s certificate of public funding was lodged (lodged 17th August).

34.  Garrett (Petitioner) v. Halton Borough Council (Respondents)—The petition of Deborah Garrett praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 18th August).

35.  Myatt and others (Petitioners) v. National Coal Board (Respondents)—The petition of David Myatt, Frank Ellis, Colin Edwards and John Rodger praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 18th August).

36.  Ashley and another (Respondents) v. Chief Constable of Sussex Police (Petitioner)—The petition of the Chief Constable of Sussex Police praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 23rd August).

37.  Al-Koronky and another (Petitioners) v. Time-Life Entertainment Group Limited and another (Respondents)—The petition of Abdel Mahmoud Al-Koronky and Hanan Ibrahim Mohammed praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 23rd August).

38.  Flora (Respondent) v. Wakom (Heathrow) Limited (formerly Abela Airline Catering Limited) (Petitioners)—The petition of Wakom (Heathrow) Limited praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 24th August).

39.  Department for Transport, Environment and the Regions (Respondents) v. Mott Macdonald Limited and others (Petitioners)—The petition of Mott Macdonald Limited, Amey Mouchel Limited and Cornwall County Council praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 24th August).

40.  First Secretary of State (whose functions have transferred to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government) (Respondent) v. Hughes (FC) (Petitioner) and another and others (Respondents)—The petition of Mark Hughes praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 25th August).

41.  Yeda Research and Development Company Limited (Petitioners) v. Rhone-Poulenc Rorer International Holdings Inc and others (Respondents)—The petition of Yeda Research and Development Company Limited praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 31st August).

42.  R (on the application of M) (FC) (Petitioner) v. London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham (Respondents)—The petition of M praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee. The petitioner’s certificate of public funding was lodged (lodged 7th September).

43.  McKittrick (AP) (Petitioner) v. Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (Respondents) and one other action (AP) (Northern Ireland)—The petition of Debra Michelle McKittrick, George Simon Barr and Sarah-Anne Campbell praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee. The petitioners’ legal aid certificates were lodged (lodged 11th August).

44.  Cusworth (Petitioner) v. British Gas Services Limited (Respondents)—The petition of Stephen Ronald Cusworth praying for leave to appeal was without payment of the fee, such fee having been waived by the Appeal Committee pursuant to Standing Order XIII; the said petition was referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 23rd June).

45.  Parmar (Petitioner) v. McDonald’s Restaurants Limited (Respondents)—The petition of Rajeshree Parmar praying for leave to appeal was presented without payment of the fee, such fee having been waived by the Appeal Committee pursuant to Standing Order XIII; the said petition was referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 20th July).

46.  R v. Moses (Petitioner)—The petition of Barrington Moses praying for leave to appeal in accordance with the Criminal Appeal Act 1968 was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 25th July).

47.  R v. H (Petitioner)—The petition of H praying for leave to appeal in accordance with the Criminal Appeal Act 1968 was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 17th August).

48.  R v. Asfaw—The petition of Fregenet Asfaw praying for leave to appeal in accordance with the Criminal Appeal Act 1968 was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

49.  R (on the application of Nadarajah) (Petitioner) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent) and another—The petition of Kalaichelvan Nadarajah praying for leave to appeal notwithstanding that the time limited by Standing Order II has expired was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

50.  Cadbury Schweppes plc and others (Petitioners) v. Williams (Her Majesty’s Inspector of Taxes) (Respondent)—The petition of Cadbury Schweppes plc and Cadbury Schweppes Overseas Limited praying for leave to appeal notwithstanding that the time limited by Standing Order II has expired was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

51.  R (on the application of M) (Respondent) v. Slough Borough Council (Petitioners)—The petition of Slough Borough Council praying for leave to appeal notwithstanding that the time limited by Standing Order II has expired was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

52.  Hampshire County Council (Respondents) v. Supportways Community Services Limited (Petitioners)—The petition of Supportways Community Services Limited praying for leave to appeal notwithstanding that the time limited by Standing Order II has expired was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

53.  Secretary of State for the Home Department (Petitioner) v. JJ and others (Respondents)—The petition of the Secretary of State for the Home Department praying for leave to appeal notwithstanding that the time limited by Standing Order II has expired was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

54.  R+V Versicherung AG (Respondent) v. Risk Insurance and Reinsurance Solutions SA and others (Petitioners)—The petition of Risk Insurance and Reinsurance Solutions SA, Reass France Sarl, Reass Sarl and Risk Insurance and Resinsurance Solutions Limited praying for leave to appeal notwithstanding that the time limited by Standing Order II has expired was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

55.  Jassi (Petitioner) v. Gallagher (Respondent)—The petition of Saran Dass Jassi praying for leave to appeal notwithstanding that the time limited by Standing Order II has expired was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

56.  R (on the application of Edwards and another (Petitioner)) v. Environment Agency and others (Respondents)—The petition of Lilian Pallikaropoulos praying for leave to appeal notwithstanding that the time limited by Standing Order II has expired was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

57.  Bhanderi (Petitioner) v. Bhanderi (Respondent)—The petition of Naran Bhanderi praying for leave to appeal notwithstanding that the time limited by Standing Order II has expired was presented without payment of the fee, such fee having been waived by the Appeal Committee pursuant to Standing Order XIII; the said petition was referred to an Appeal Committee.

58.  Alliance and Leicester plc (Respondents) v. Hussein and another (Petitioners)—The petition of Sayeed Amdad Hussein and Chitra Padmini Hussein praying for leave to appeal notwithstanding that the time limited by Standing Order II has expired was presented without payment of the fee, such fee having been waived by the Appeal Committee pursuant to Standing Order XIII; the said petition was referred to an Appeal Committee.

59.  Chimarides (known as Anna Stylianou) (Respondent) v. Chimarides (Petitioner)—The petition of Stelios Sergious Chimarides praying for leave to appeal notwithstanding that the time limited by Standing Order II has expired was presented without payment of the fee, such fee having been waived by the Appeal Committee pursuant to Standing Order XIII; the said petition was referred to an Appeal Committee.

60.  In re D (a child)—The petition of D praying for leave to intervene in the said appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

61.  Al-Skeini and others (Respondents) v. Secretary of State for Defence (Appellant)—

62.  Al-Skeini and others (Appellants) v. Secretary of State for Defence (Respondent)—

    (Consolidated Appeals)

    The petition of the Aire Centre, Amnesty International Limited, the Association for the Prevention of Torture, the Bar Human Rights Committee, British Irish Rights Watch, Interights, Justice, Kurdish Human Rights Project, the Law Society of England and Wales, Liberty and the Redress Trust praying for leave to intervene in the said appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

63.  Yeda Research and Development Company Limited (Petitioners) v. Rhone-Poulenc Rorer International Holdings Inc and others (Respondents)—The petition of the Comptroller-General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks praying for leave to intervene in the said petition for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

64.  Garrett (Petitioner) v. Halton Borough Council (Respondents)—The petition of the Law Society of England praying for leave to intervene in the said petition for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

65.  Saber (AP) (Original Appellant and Cross-respondent) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department (Original Respondent and Cross-petitioner) (Scotland)—The petition of Secretary of State for the Home Department praying for leave to cross-appeal notwithstanding that the time limited by Standing Order VII has expired was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

66.  In re D—It was ordered that the fee required in conjunction with Standing Order VI be waived and that the appeal be set down for hearing and referred to an Appellate Committee (lodged 21st August).

67.  Belfast City Council (Appellants) v. Miss Behavin’ Limited (Respondents) (Northern Ireland)—The appeal was set down for hearing and referred to an Appellate Committee (lodged 2nd October).

68.  Fleming (t/a Bodycraft) (Respondent) v. Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (Appellants)—The petition of the appellants praying that the time for lodging the statement and appendix and setting down the cause for hearing might be extended to 9th October (the agents for the respondent consenting thereto) was presented; and it was ordered as prayed (lodged 29th September).

69.  Ceredigion County Council (Respondents) v. Jones (FC) and others (FC) (Appellants)—The petition of the appellants praying that the time for lodging the statement and appendix and setting down the cause for hearing might be extended to 22nd November (the agents for the respondents consenting thereto) was presented; and it was ordered as prayed.

70.  Corr (administratrix of the estate of Thomas Corr (deceased)) (Respondent) v. IBC Vehicles Limited (Appellants)—The petition of the appellants praying that the time for lodging the statement and appendix and setting down the cause for hearing might be extended to 22nd November (the agents for the respondent consenting thereto) was presented; and it was ordered as prayed.

71.  United Utilities Water plc (Appellants) v. Environment Agency for England and Wales (Respondents)—It was ordered that the appellants be allowed to prosecute the appeal without giving the usual security for costs as required by Standing Order.

72.  Office of Fair Trading (Respondents) v. Lloyds TSB Bank plc and others (Petitioners) and others (Respondents)—It was ordered that the appellants be allowed to prosecute the appeal without giving the usual security for costs as required by Standing Order.

73.  R (on the application of Conville) (FC) (Respondent) v. London Borough of Richmond upon Thames (Petitioners)—The respondent’s certificate of public funding was lodged.

74.  Birmingham City Council (Petitioner) v. Walker (FC) (Respondent)—The respondent’s certificate of public funding was lodged.

75.  London Borough of Tower Hamlets (Appellants) v. Begum (FC) (Respondent)—The petition of the appellants was presented praying that the appeal be withdrawn on the terms agreed between the parties (the agents for the respondent consenting thereto); and it was ordered as prayed.

76.  R (on the application of Bellamy) (Petitioner) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent)—Upon application by the petitioner (the agents for the respondent consenting thereto), it was ordered that the petition be withdrawn and that there be no order as to costs.

77.  Smithkline Beecham plc and others (Respondents) v. Apotex Europe Limited and others and others (Petitioners)—Upon application by the petitioners (the agents for the respondents consenting thereto), it was ordered that the petition be withdrawn on the terms agreed between the parties.

78.  Appeal Committee—The 126th Report from the Appeal Committee was agreed to and the following Order was made—

    In re D (a child)—That the petition of D that she might be heard or otherwise intervene in the said appeal be allowed.

Papers

79.  Command Papers—The following papers, having been presented to the House by command of Her Majesty on the dates shown, were ordered to lie on the Table:

    1.  Nuclear Energy--Supplementary Agreement to the Agreement between the United Kingdom and Russia on Cooperation in the Peaceful uses of Nuclear Energy of 3rd September 1996; (4th August)    (6902)

    2.  Judicial Statistics--Report for 2005 of Judicial Statistics for England and Wales (Revised); (14th August)    (6903)

    3.  Immigration—

      (i)     Control of Immigration: Statistics for the United Kingdom for 2005; (21st August)  (6904)

      (ii)     Government Reply to the Fifth Report of the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee, on Immigration Control; (18th September)   (6910)

    4.  Terrorism—

      (i)     Government Response to the Fourth Report of the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee on Foreign Policy Aspects of the War Against Terrorism; (7th September)  (6905)

      (ii)    Government Reply to the Fourth Report of the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee on Terrorism Detention Powers; (5th September)  (6906)

      (iii)    Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism; (1st September)  (6907)

      (iv)     Government Response to the 24th Report of the Joint Committee on Human Rights on Counter-Terrorism Policy and Human Rights; (29th September)  (6920)

    5.  Legal Services Bill, Draft—Government Response to the Report of the Joint Committee; (25th September)    (6909)

    6.  Treaty Series—First Supplementary List for 2006; (27th September)    (6911)

    7.  Housing—Government response to the Report of the House of Commons ODPM Select Committee Inquiry into Housing Supply and Availability; (29th September)    (6912)

    8.  Human Rights—Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment; (18th September)    (6913)

    9.  European Union—Government Response to the 6th Report of the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee on Developments in the European Union; (26th September)    (6914)

    10.  Geneva Conventions—Additional Protocol relating to the Adoption of an Additional Distinctive Emblem; (20th September)    (6917)

    11.  Immigration Act 1971—Statement of changes in immigration rules, subject to annulment; (18th September)    (6918)

    12.  Fire Services—Government Response to the Report of the House of Commons Communities and Local Government Committee on the Fire and Rescue Service; (29th September)    (6919)

    13.  Algeria—

      (i)    Agreement between the United Kingdom and Algeria on the Prepayment of Certain Debts to the United Kingdom through the Export Credit Guarantee Department; (25th September)  (6921)

      (ii)    Agreement between the United Kingdom and Algeria on the Circulation of Persons and Readmission; (9th October)  (6926)

      (iii)    Convention between the United Kingdom and Algeria on Judicial Co-operation in Civil and Commercial Matters; (6th October)  (6927)

      (iv)     Convention between the United Kingdom and Algeria on Extradition; (6th October)  (6928)

      (v)  Convention between the United Kingdom and Algeria on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters; (6th October)  (6929)

    14.  Northern Ireland—

      (i)    Agreement between the United Kingdom and Ireland on Co-operation on Criminal Justice Matters; (6th October)  (6931)

      (ii)    Accounts for 2005-06 of Homefirst Community Trust; (14th September)  (—)

      (iii)    Accounts for 2005-06 of Mater Hospital Health and Social Services Trust; (14th September)  (—)

      (iv)     Accounts for 2005-06 of Green Park Healthcare Health and Social Services Trust; (14th September)  (—)

      (v)     Accounts for 2005-06 of Southern Health and Social Services Board; (14th September)   (—)

      (vi)     Accounts for 2005-06 of South & East Belfast Health and Social Services Trust; (14th September)  (—)

      (vii)     Accounts for 2005-06 of Sperrin Lakeland Health and Social Services Trust; (14th September)  (—)

      (viii)    Accounts for 2005-06 of Northern Ireland Ambulance Service Health and Social Services Trust; (14th September) (—) 

      (ix)     Accounts for 2005-06 of Altnagelvin Hospitals Health and Social Services Trust; (14th September)  (—) 

      (x)     Accounts for 2005-06 of Belfast City Hospital Health and Social Services Trust; (14th September)  (—)

      (xi)     Accounts for 2005-06 of Craigavon Area Hospital Group Health and Social Services Trust; (14th September)   (—)

      (xii)     Accounts for 2005-06 of Northern Health and Social Services Board; (14th September)  (—)

      (xiii)     Accounts for 2005-06 of Ulster Community and Hospitals Health and Social Services Trust; (14th September)  (—)

      (xiv)     Accounts for 2005-06 of Down Lisburn Health and Social Services Trust; (14th September)  (—)

      (xv)     Accounts for 2005-06 of Eastern Health and Social Services Board; (21st September)  (—)

      (xvi)     Accounts for 2005-06 of Armagh and Dungannon Health and Social Services Trust; (21st September)   (—)

      (i)  (xvii)     Accounts for 2005-06 of Causeway Health and Social Services Trust; (21st September)   (—)

      (xviii)     Accounts for 2005-06 of Royal Group of Hospitals and Dental Hospital Health and Social Services Trust; (21st September)   (—)

      (xix)     Accounts for 2005-06 of Foyle Health and Social Services Trust; (21st September)   (—)

      (xx)     Accounts for 2005-06 of North and West Belfast Health and Social Services Trust; (21st September)   (—)

      (xxi)     Accounts for 2005-06 of Newry and Mourne Health and Social Services Trust; (21st September)   (—)

      (xxii)     Accounts for 2005-06 of Craigavon and Banbridge Community Health and Social Services Trust; (21st September)  (—)

    15.  Children—Care Matters: Transforming the Lives of Children and Young People in Care: Government consultation document; (9th October)    (6932)

    16.  Armed Forces—

      (i)    Agreement between the United Kingdom and Canada on British Armed Forces’ Training in Canada; (9th October)  (6933)

      (ii)    Operational Service Medal: Service in the Democratic Republic of Congo between 14th June and 10th September 2003; (9th October)  (6934)

      (iii)    Operational Service Medal: Service in Afghanistan from 11th September 2001; (9th October)  (6935)

      (iv)    Iraq Medal for Service in Iraq from 20th January 2003; (9th October)  (6936)

    17.  Defence—Minute from the Ministry of Defence concerning the gifting of military equipment to Lebanon; (9th October)    (—)

    18.  Royal Patriotic Fund Corporation—Report for 2005 of the Royal Patriotic Fund Corporation. (29th August)    (—)

80.  Statutory Instruments (Standing Order 71)—The following instruments, having been laid before the House on the dates shown, were ordered to lie on the Table:


Title, etc.
S.I. No.
2006
Date of
Laying
Negative instruments
Work and Families (Northern Ireland) Order 2006, laid under the Northern Ireland Act 2000;194726th July
Social Landlords (Permissible Additional Purposes) (England) Order 2006, laid under the Housing Act 1996;196826th July
Export Control (Liberia) Order 2006, laid under the Export Control Act 2002;206526th July
Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Application to the Armed Forces) Order 2006, laid under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984;201527th July
Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulations 2006, laid under the Merchant Shipping Act 1995;205527th July

    (i) European Cooperative Society (Involvement of Employees) Regulations 2006—

205927th July

    (ii) European Cooperative Society Regulations 2006—

207827th July

    laid under the European Communities Act 1972;

Electricity (Offshore Generating Stations) (Applications for Consent) Regulations 2006, laid under the Electricity Act 1989;206427th July
Family Proceedings (Amendment) (No. 2) Rules 2006, laid under the Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984;208027th July
Registered Designs Rules 2006, laid under the Registered Designs Act 1949;197528th July
Central Leeds Learning Federation (Change to School Session Times) Order 2006, laid under the Education Act 2002;200528th July
Environmental Stewardship (England) and Organic Products (Amendment) Regulations 2006, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;207528th July
Air Navigation (Overseas Territories) (Amendment) Order 2006, laid under the Civil Aviation Act 1949;191131st July
Child Abduction and Custody Act 1985 (Jersey) Order 2006, laid under the Child Abduction and Custody Act 1985;191731st July

    (i) Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Order 2006—

192631st July

    (ii) Transfer of Functions (Statutory Instruments) Order 2006—

192731st July

    laid under the Ministers of the Crown Act 1975;

Health Professions (Parts of and Entries in the Register) (Amendment) Order of Council 2006, laid under the Health Professions Order 2001;199631st July
Education (Student Loans) (Repayment) (Amendment) Regulations 2006, laid under the Teaching and Higher Education Act 1998;200931st July
Quiet Lanes and Home Zones (England) Regulations 2006, laid under the Transport Act 2000;208231st July
Traffic Signs (Amendment) Regulations 2006, laid under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984;208331st July
Animals and Animal Products (Import and Export) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2006, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;212631st July
Vaccine Damage Payments (Specified Disease) Order 2006, laid under the Vaccine Damage Payments Act 1979;20661st August
National Health Service (Complaints) Amendment Regulations 2006, laid under the Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Act 2003;20841st August
Medicines for Human Use (Fees Amendments) Regulations 2006, laid under the Medicines Act 1971;21251st August
Road Traffic (Permitted Parking Area and Special Parking Area) (County of Wiltshire) (Districts of Kennet and North Wiltshire) Order 2006, laid under the Road Traffic Act 1991;21343rd August
Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (Appeals under Section 74) Order 2006, laid under the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005;21353rd August

    (i) Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (Relevant Authorities and Relevant Persons) Order 2006—

21373rd August

    (ii) Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (Intervention Orders) Order 2006—

21383rd August

    laid under the Crime and Disorder Act 1998;

Day Care and Child Minding (Registration Fees) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2006, laid under the Children Act 1989;20814th August
Education (School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions) (No. 2) Order 2006, laid under the Education Act 2002;21337th August
Commons (Severance of Rights) (England) Order 2006, laid under the Commons Act 2006;21457th August
Social Security (Adult Learning Option) Amendment Regulations 2006, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;21448th August
Central Leeds Learning Federation (Change to School Session Times) (Revocation) Order 2006, laid under the Education Act 2002;21429th August
Measuring Instruments (Exhaust Gas Analysers) Regulations 2006, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;21649th August
Education (New Secondary School Proposals) (England) Regulations 2006, laid under the School Standards and Framework Act 1998; 213910th August
Immigration (Notices) (Amendment) Regulations 2006, laid under the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002;216810th August
Immigration (Continuation of Leave) (Notices) Regulations 2006, laid under the Immigration Act 1971;217010th August
Police Act 1997 (Criminal Records) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2006, laid under the Police Act 1997;218110th August
National Health Service (Travel Expenses and Remission of Charges) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2006, laid under the National Health Service Act 1977;217111th August
Misuse of Drugs (Amendment No. 3) Regulations 2006, laid under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971;217811th August
Pig Carcase (Grading) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2006, laid under the European Communities Act 1972; 219211th August
Transport Security (Electronic Communications) Order 2006, laid under the Electronic Communications Act 2000;219014th August
School Crossing Patrol Sign (England and Wales) Regulations 2006, laid under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984;221514th August

    (i) Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Provision and Use of Work Equipment) Regulations 2006—

218315th August

    (ii) Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment) Regulations 2006—

218415th August

    laid under the European Communities Act 1972;

Transport for London (Sloane Square House) Order 2006, laid under the Greater London Authority Act 1999;218815th August
Education (Pupil Exclusions and Appeals) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (England) Regulations 2006, laid under the Education Act 2002;218915th August
Education (Disqualification Provisions: Bankruptcy and Mental Health) (England) Regulations 2006, laid under the School Standards and Framework Act 1998;219815th August

    (i) Olympic Delivery Authority (Planning Functions) Order 2006—

218516th August

    (ii) London Thames Gateway Development Corporation (Planning Functions) (Amendment) Order 2006—

218616th August

    laid under the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980;

Hadley Learning Community (School Governance) Order 2006, laid under the Education Act 2002;221216th August
Motor Vehicles (Wearing of Seat Belts by Children in Front Seats) (Amendment) Regulations 2006, laid under the Road Traffic Act 1988;221316th August
Tonnage Tax (Training Requirement) (Amendment) Regulations 2006, laid under the Finance Act 2000; 222917th August
Cosmetic Products (Safety) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2006, laid under the Consumer Protection Act 1987;223117th August
Measuring Equipment (Liquid Fuel and Lubricants) (Amendment) Regulations 2006, laid under the Weights and Measures Act 1985;223417th August
Statutory Paternity Pay and Statutory Adoption Pay (General) and the Statutory Paternity Pay and Statutory Adoption Pay (Weekly Rates) (Amendment) Regulations 2006, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;223617th August

    (i) Teachers’ Pensions (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 2006—

221421st August

    (ii) Teachers (Compensation for Redundancy and Premature Retirement) (Amendment) Regulations 2006—

221621st August

    laid under the Superannuation Act 1972;

Town and Country Planning (Determination of Appeals by Appointed Persons) (Prescribed Classes) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2006, laid under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990;222722nd August
Export Control (Amendment) Order 2006, laid under the Export Control Act 2002;227122nd August
European Communities (Recognition of Qualifications and Experience) (Third General System) (Amendment) Regulations 2006, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;222823rd August
Race Relations Code of Practice (Housing) (Appointed Day) Order 2006, laid under the Race Relations Act 1976;223924th August
Charges for Residues Surveillance Regulations 2006, laid under the Food Safety Act 1990;228525th August
Proscribed Organisations Appeal Commission (Human Rights Act 1998 Proceedings) Rules 2006, laid under the Human Rights Act 1998;229025th August
England Rural Development Programme (Closure of Project-Based Schemes) Regulations 2006, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;229825th August
Proscribed Organisations (Applications for Deproscription etc.) Regulations 2006, laid under the Terrorism Act 2000;229925th August
Plant Health (England) (Amendment) Order 2006, laid under the Plant Health Act 1967;230725th August
Mobile Homes (Written Statement) (England) Regulations 2006, laid under the Mobile Homes Act 1983;227529th August
Police (Minimum Age for Appointment) Regulations 2006, laid under the Police Act 1996;227829th August
Measuring Instruments (Taximeters) Regulations 2006, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;230429th August
Pollution Prevention and Control (England and Wales) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2006, laid under the Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999;231129th August
Local Justices Area (No. 2) Order 2006, laid under the Courts Act 2003;231529th August
Houses in Multiple Occupation (Specified Educational Establishments) (England) (No. 2) Regulations 2006, laid under the Housing Act 2004;228030th August
Seed (England) (Amendments for Tests and Trials etc.) Regulations 2006, laid under the Plant Varieties and Seeds Act 1964;231430th August
Road Traffic (Permitted Parking Area and Special Parking Area) (County of Surrey) (District of Tandridge) Order 2006, laid under the Road Traffic Act 1991;231931st August

    (i) Non-Domestic Rating (Alteration of Lists and Appeals) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2006—

23121st September

    (ii) Non-Domestic Rating (Small Business Rate Relief) (Amendment) (England) Order 2006—

23131st September

    laid under the Local Government Finance Act 1988;

Road Vehicles (Registration and Licensing) (Amendment) Regulations 2006, laid under the Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994;23201st September

    (i) Community Legal Service (Financial) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2006—

23631st September

    (ii) Community Legal Service (Funding) (Counsel in Family Proceedings) (Amendment) Order 2006—

23641st September

    (iii) Community Legal Service (Funding) (Amendment) Order 2006—

23661st September

    laid under the Access to Justice Act 1999;

Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (Application to the Armed Forces) Order 2006, laid under the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994;23264th September
Road Traffic (Permitted Parking Area and Special Parking Area) (County of Warwickshire) (Borough of Rugby) Order 2006, laid under the Road Traffic Act 1991;23564th September
Appointments Commission Regulations 2006, laid under the Health Act 2006;23805th September
Council Tax (Exempt Dwellings) (Amendment) (England) Order 2006, laid under the Local Government Finance Act 1992;23186th September

    (i) Environmental Noise (England) Regulations 2006—

22387th September

    (ii) Food (Emergency Control) (Revocation) (England) Regulations 2006—

22897th September

    (iii) Environmental Impact Assessment (Agriculture) (England) Regulations 2006—

23627th September

    (iv) Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Act 2002 etc. (Amendment) Regulations 2006—

23697th September

    laid under the European Communities Act 1972;

Air Navigation (Amendment) Order 2006, laid under the Civil Aviation Act 1982;23167th September
Tobacco Products (Amendment) Regulations 2006, laid under the Tobacco Products Duty Act 1979;23687th September
Gangmasters (Licensing Conditions) (No. 2) Rules, laid under the Gangmasters (Licensing) Act 2004;23737th September
Cadishead Primary School (Change to School Session Times) Order 2006, laid under the Education Act 2002;23708th September
Caravan Sites Act 1968 and Social Landlords (Permissible Additional Purposes) (England) Order 2006 (Definition of Caravan) (Amendment) (England) Order 2006, laid under the Caravan Sites Act 1968;23748th September
Town and Country Planning (General Development Procedure) (Amendment) (No. 2) (England) Order 2006, laid under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990;23758th September
Social Security (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 3) Regulations 2006, laid under the Social Security Administration Act 1992;23778th September

    (i) Social Security (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 4) Regulations 2006—

23788th September

    (ii) Statutory Maternity Pay, Social Security (Maternity Allowance) and Social Security (Overlapping Benefits) (Amendment) Regulations 2006—

23798th September

    laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;

Education (Nutritional Standards for School Lunches) (England) Regulations 2006, laid under the School Standards and Framework Act 1998;23818th September

    (i) Collective Redundancies (Amendment) Regulations 2006—

23878th September

    (ii) Working Time (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2006—

23898th September

    (iii) Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2006—

24058th September

    (iv) Veterinary Medicines Regulations 2006—

24078th September

    (v) Employment Equality (Age) (Amendment) Regulations 2006—

24088th September

    laid under the European Communities Act 1972;

Electricity from Non-Fossil Fuel Sources Arrangements (England and Wales) Order 2006, laid under the Utilities Act 2000;23888th September
National Health Service (Clinical Negligence Scheme) (Amendment) Regulations 2006, laid under the National Health Service Act 1977;23908th September
Registered Designs (Fees) Rules 2006, laid under the Registered Designs Act 1949;24248th September

    (i) Agricultural or Forestry Tractors (Emission of Gaseous and Particulate Pollutants) (Amendment) Regulations 2006—

239311th September

    (ii) Motor Vehicles (EC Type Approval) (Amendment No. 3) Regulations 2006—

240911th September

    laid under the European Communities Act 1972;

Criminal Defence Service (General) (No. 2) (Amendment) Regulations 2006, laid under the Access to Justice Act 1999;249011th September
Student Fees (Amounts) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2006, laid under the Higher Education Act 2004;238212th September

    (i) Race Relations Act 1976 (General Statutory Duty) Order 2006—

247012th September

    (ii) Race Relations Act 1976 (Statutory Duties) Order 2006—

247112th September

    laid under the Race Relations Act 1976;

Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2006, laid under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000;238313th September
Terrorism Act 2000 (Business in the Regulated Sector) Order 2006, laid under the Terrorism Act 2000;238413th September
Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (Business in the Regulated Sector) Order 2006, laid under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002;238513th September
EC Fertilisers (England and Wales) Regulations 2006, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;248614th September
Education (National Curriculum) (Exceptions at Key Stage 4) (Revocation and Savings) (England) Regulations 2006, laid under the Education Act 2002;249515th September
Environmental Impact Assessment (Agriculture) (England) (No. 2) Regulations 2006, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;252215th September
Persons Subject to Immigration Control (Housing Authority Accommodation and Homelessness) (Amendment) Order 2006, laid under the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999;252118th September

    (i) Refugee or Person in Need of International Protection (Qualification) Regulations 2006—

252518th September

    (ii) Forest Reproductive Material (Great Britain) (Amendment) Regulations 2006—

253018th September

    laid under the European Communities Act 1972;

Allocation of Housing and Homelessness (Miscellaneous Provisions) (England) Regulations 2006, laid under the Housing Act 1996;252718th September
Social Security (Persons from Abroad) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2006, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;252818th September
Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) (Amendment) Regulations 2006, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;252321st September
Social Security Act 1998 (Prescribed Benefits) Regulations 2006, laid under the Social Security Act 1998;252921st September
Protection of Wrecks (Designation) (England) (No. 7) Order 2006, laid under the Protection of Wrecks Act 1973;253521st September
Tractor etc. (EC Type-Approval) (Amendment) Regulations 2006, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;253322nd September
Docklands Light Railway (Silvertown and London City Airport Extension) (Exemptions etc.) Order 2006, laid under the Railways Act 1993;253625th September
Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) and Motor Vehicles (Type of Approval for Goods Vehicles) (Great Britain) (Amendment) Regulations 2006, laid under the Road Traffic Act 1988;256527th September
Registered Designs (Fees) (No. 2) Rules 2006, laid under the Registered Designs Act 1949;261728th September
Education (Information About Individual Pupils) (England) Regulations 2006, laid under the Education Act 1996;26013rd October
Criminal Procedure (Amendment No. 2) Rules 2006, laid under the Courts Act 2003;26364th October

    (i) Measuring Instruments (Amendment) Regulations 2006—

26255th October

    (ii) Measuring Instruments (Gas Meters) Regulations 2006—

26475th October

    laid under the European Communities Act 1972;

    (i) Channel Tunnel (International Arrangements) (Amendment) Order 2006—

26265th October

    (ii) Channel Tunnel (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) Order 2006—

26275th October

    laid under the Channel Tunnel Act 1987;

Agricultural Holdings (Units of Production) (England) Order 2006, laid under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986;26285th October
Gaming Act 1968 (Variation of Monetary Limits) Order 2006, laid under the Gaming Act 1968;26635th October
Bus Lane Contraventions (Approved Local Authorities) (England) (Amendment) (No. 4) Order 2006, laid under the Transport Act 2000;26326th October
Road Traffic (Permitted Parking Area and Special Parking Area) (Metropolitan Borough of Calderdale) Order 2006, laid under the Road Traffic Act 1991;26316th October
Instruments not subject to parliamentary proceedings
United Nations (International Tribunals) (Former Yugoslavia and Rwanda) (Amendment) Order 2006, laid under the United Nations Act 1946;192331st July
Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revisions to Code A) Order 2006, laid under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984;216510th August
Naval and Marine Pay and Pensions (Pay and Allowances) (Number 2) Order 2006, laid under the Naval and Marine Pay and Pensions Act 1865;(—)15th August
Territorial Army Regulations—Amendment 30, laid under the Reserve Forces Act 1996;(—)27th September
Legal Services Commission Funding Code Procedures Amendments 2006, laid under the Access to Justice Act 1999.(—)2nd October
81.

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

    1.  Draft Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 (Juxtaposed Controls) (Amendment) Order 2006, laid under the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002, together with an Explanatory Memorandum;

    2.    (i)  Draft Electricity Consents (Planning) (Northern Ireland) Order 2006, together with an Explanatory Memorandum—

      (ii)  Draft Victims and Survivors (Northern Ireland) Order 2006, together with an Explanatory Memorandum—

      (iii)    Draft Water and Sewerage Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2006, together with an Explanatory Memorandum—

      (iv)     Draft Rates (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 2006, together with an Explanatory Memorandum—

      laid under the Northern Ireland Act 2000.

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

      1.  Education (School Teacher Performance Management) (England) Regulations 2006, laid under the Education Act 2002;  (2661)

      2.  Measuring Instruments (EEC Requirements) (Fees) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2006, laid under the Finance Act 1973.  (2679)

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

    1.    (i)  Report and Accounts for 2005-06 of the Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust—

      (ii)    Report and Accounts for 2005-06 of Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust—

      (iii)    Report and Accounts for 2005-06 of Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust—

      (iv)    Report and Accounts for 2005-06 of Moorfields Eye Hospital—

      laid under the Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Act 2003;

    2.  Amendments to Joint Service Publication 752 (Tri-Service Regulations For Allowances), laid under the Air Force (Constitution) Act 1917;

    3.    (i)  Revision of paragraph 4 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 Code of Practice A—

      (ii)     Joint Service Publication 397: Revised Service Police Codes of Practice—

      laid under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984.

    4.  Amendment 40 Change 1 to The Army Pensions Warrant 1977, laid under the Pensions and Yeomanry Act 1884;

    5.    (i)  Report and Accounts for 2005-06 of the National College for School Leadership—

      (ii)     Report for 2005-06 of Developments in Company Law—

      laid under the Companies Act 1985;

    1.  6.  Air Publication 3393: Officer Commissioning and Terms of Service (7th Edition), laid under the Air Force (Constitution) Act 1917;

    7.  Report and Accounts for 2005-06 of Investors in People UK, laid under the Employment and Training Act 1973;

    8.  Amendment to the Territorial Army Regulations 1978, laid under the Reserve Forces Act 1996;

    9.  Seventeenth Report of the Office of the Oversight Commissioner, laid under the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000;

    10.    (i)  Eleventh Report of the Independent Monitoring Commission—

      (ii)     Twelfth Report of the Independent Monitoring Commission—

      laid under the Northern Ireland (Monitoring Commission etc.) Act 2003;

    11.  Report and Accounts for the year ended 31st December 2005 of the Severn River Crossing Plc, laid under the Severn Bridges Act 1992;

    12.  First Report to Parliament about the likely Costs of the Identity Cards Scheme, laid under the Identity Cards Act 2006;

    13.  Accounts for 2005-06 of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the Chelsea Hospital Act 1876;

    14.  Accounts for 2005-06 of the Marine and Aviation Insurance (War Risks) Fund, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the Marine and Aviation Insurance (War Risks) Act 1952;

    15.  Report for 2004 and 2005 of the Children Act 1989, laid under the Education Act 1997.

Select Committee Reports

84.  Human Rights—The following reports from the Joint Committee were made and ordered to be printed:

    Legislative Scrutiny: Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Bill; (27th Report—HL Paper 246)

    Legislative Scrutiny: Fourteenth Progress Report on the following:

      Companies Bill [HL];

      Education and Inspections Bill;

      Armed Forces Bill; (28th Report—HL Paper 247)

    Draft Marriage Act 1949 (Remedial) Order 2006. (29th Report—HL Paper 248)

Private Business

85.  Liverpool City Council (Prohibition of Smoking in Places of Work) Bill [HL]—The Chairman of Committees informed the House that the Promoters do not intend to proceed further with the bill; it was ordered that the bill be withdrawn.

86.  Transport for London Bill [HL]—The Chairman of Committees acquainted the House that he had appointed the following Lords to form the Select Committee on the bill:

V. Allenby of Megiddo
L. Brougham and Vaux
L. Lee of Trafford
B. Shephard of Northwold (Chairman)
L. Tunnicliffe;
it was ordered that the Committee do meet on Monday 23rd October at half-past ten o’clock.

Public Business

3.  Police and Justice Bill—It was moved by the Baroness Scotland of Asthal that the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered in the following order:

Clause 1
Schedule 1
Clauses 2 and 3
Schedule 2
Clauses 4 to 8
Schedule 3
Clause 9
Schedule 4
Clauses 10 to 14
Schedule 5
Clauses 15 to 18
Schedule 6
Clauses 19 to 21
Schedule 7
Clauses 22 to 26
Schedule 8
Clauses 27 to 34
Schedule 9
Clauses 35 and 36
Schedule 10
Clause 37
Schedule 11
Clauses 38 to 44
Schedule 12
Clause 45
Schedule 13
Clauses 46 and 47
Schedule 14
Clauses 48 to 55
Schedules 15 and 16
Clauses 56 to 58;
the motion was agreed to.

4.  Police and Justice Bill—The report was received; amendments were agreed to; amendments were moved and (by leave of the House) withdrawn; an amendment was negatived; an amendment was agreed to (see division list 1); an amendment was disagreed to (see division list 2); further consideration on report was adjourned after amendment 63.

5.  Mental Capacity Act 2005 (Independent Mental Capacity Advocates) (Expansion of Role) Regulations 2006—It was moved by the Lord Warner that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 13th July be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.

6.  Smoking (Northern Ireland) Order 2006—It was moved by the Lord Rooker that the draft Order laid before the House on 4th July be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.

The House was adjourned at eighteen minutes before nine o’clock till tomorrow, half-past two o’clock.

PAUL HAYTER

  Clerk of the Parliaments

 
 
 
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