HOUSE OF LORDS
MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
Die Martis 3° Octobris 2000
The House met at half-past two oclock.
PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Bradford.
1. Director of Public Prosecutions (Respondent) v. Atkins (Petitioner) The petition of Antony Rowan Atkins praying for an extension of time within which the petition may be lodged and for leave to appeal in accordance with the Administration of Justice Act 1960 was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.
2. Bank of Credit and Commerce International SA (in compulsory liquidation) (Appellants) v. Ali and others (Respondents) 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 13th October next (the agents for the respondents consenting thereto) was presented; and it was ordered as prayed (lodged 29th September).
3. Bank of Credit and Commerce International SA (in compulsory liquidation) (Appellants) v. Ali and others and another (F.C.) (Respondents) The certificate of public funding of Khawaja Naeem was lodged.
4. Command PapersThe following papers were presented to the House by command of Her Majesty and ordered to lie on the Table:
1. FirearmsGovernment Reply to the Second Report from the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee Controls over Firearms; (4864)
2. Science and TechnologyGovernment Response to the Third Report from the Select Committee Science and Society. (4875)
5. Negative InstrumentsThe following instruments were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
1. (i) Prison (Amendment) (No. 2) Rules 2000 (2641)
(ii) Young Offender Institution (Amendment) (No. 3) Rules 2000 (2642)
laid under the Prison Act 1952;
2. Telecommunications (Lawful Business Practice) (Interception of Communications) Regulations 2000, laid under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000. (2699)
6. Paper not subject to parliamentary proceedingsThe following paper was laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
Amendment 10 to the RAF Manual of Assessment of Medical Fitness AP 1269A, laid under the Air Force Constitution Act 1917.
7. Countryside and Rights of Way BillThe House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; an amendment was negatived; amendments were disagreed to (see division lists 1, 2 and 3); amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; amendments were agreed to; the House was resumed after amendment 212.
The House was adjourned at two minutes before eight oclock
in the morning of Wednesday 4th October
till later the same day, half-past two oclock in the afternoon.