HOUSE OF LORDS
MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
Die Veneris 29° Septembris 2000
The House met at eleven oclock.
PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Guildford.
1. Command PapersThe following papers were presented to the House by command of Her Majesty and ordered to lie on the Table:
(i) Reply by the Government to the Fifth Report of the House of Commons Select Committee on Social Security Session 1999-2000 on the Contributory Principle; (4867)
(ii) Reply by the Government to the Sixth Report of the House of Commons Select Committee on Social Security Session 1999-2000 on Housing Benefit. (4869)
2. Affirmative InstrumentThe following instrument was laid before the House for approval by resolution and ordered to lie on the Table:
Investigatory Powers Tribunal Rules 2000. (2665)
3. Negative InstrumentsThe following instruments were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
1. Commission Areas (Devon and Cornwall) Order 2000, laid under the Justices of the Peace Act 1997; (2671)
2. Social Security Amendment (Enhanced Disability Premium) Regulations 2000, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992; (2629)
3. Medicines (Exemptions for Merchants in Veterinary Drugs) (Amendment) Order 2000, laid under the Medicines Act 1968; (2686)
4. Specified Risk Material (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2000, laid under the Food Safety Act 1990. (2672)
4. Health Service Commissioners (Amendment) BillThe order of commitment was discharged.
5. Wireless Telegraphy (Television Licence Fees) Bill [HL]The report was received.
6. Licensing (Young Persons) BillThe order of commitment was discharged.
7. Inter-Governmental Conference (EUC Report)It was moved by the Lord Tordoff that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on The 2000 Inter-Governmental Conference (11th Report, HL Paper 92); after debate, the motion was agreed to.
The House was adjourned at twenty-five minutes past three oclock
to Monday next, half-past two oclock.