HOUSE OF LORDS
MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
Die Lunae 16° Octobris 2000
The House met at half-past two oclock.
PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Bristol.
1. Butt (a child by her father and litigation friend Shaheen Butt) (AP) (Appellant) v. Secretary of State for Social Security (Respondent) (England)The appeal of Momina Butt was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 27th November next.
2. Regina v. Ali and another (Petitioners)The petition of Mudassir Ali and Shirley Jordan praying for leave to appeal in accordance with the Criminal Appeal Act 1968 was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 14th August).
3. Negative InstrumentsThe following instruments were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
1. (i) Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Cancellation of Authorisations) Regulations 2000 (2794)
(ii) Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Juveniles) Order 2000 (2793)
laid under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000;
2. Motor Vehicles (EC Type Approval) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2000, laid under the European Communities Act 1972. (2730)
4. Paper not subject to parliamentary proceedingsThe following paper was laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
Specified Risk Material (Amendment) (Wales) Order 2000, laid under the Animal Health Act 1981. (2811)
5. Countryside and Rights of Way BillThe House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; amendments were agreed to; amendments were disagreed to (see division lists 1 and 2); the House was resumed.
6. Prison educationThe Earl of Longford asked Her Majestys Government whether they are satisfied with the education currently provided in prisons; after debate, the question was answered by the Lord Bassam of Brighton.
7. Countryside and Rights of Way BillThe House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; amendments were agreed to; the House was resumed and the bill was reported with amendments; it was ordered that the bill be printed as amended. (HL Bill 116)
The House was adjourned at fourteen minutes before three oclock
in the morning of Tuesday 17th October
till later the same day, half-past two oclock in the afternoon.