The House met at half-past Nine o'clock.
1 Patents Act 1977 (Amendment) Bill,-The Order of the day for the Second Reading of the Patents Act 1977 (Amendment) Bill was discharged.
2 Food Labelling Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Food Labelling Bill;
And a Motion being made, and the Question being proposed, That the Bill be now read a second time;
And it being half-past Two o'clock, the Debate stood adjourned.
Ordered, That the Debate be resumed on Friday 15th March.
3 Adjournment,-Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.-(Angela Smith.)
And accordingly the House, having continued to sit till Three o'clock, adjourned till Monday 5th November.
[Adjourned at 3 p.m.
Michael J. Martin
Mr Speaker will take the Chair at half-past Two o'clock on Monday next.
Papers presented or laid upon the Table:
Papers subject to Negative Resolution:
1 National Health Service,-Family Health Services Appeal Authority (Change of Name) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3562), dated 1st November 2001 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Milburn].
2 Health,-Department of Health Minute, dated 30th October 2001, concerning a contingent liability in respect of reimbursement of hospital costs of United Kingdom citizens injured in the United States in the incidents of 11th September 2001 [by Command] [Mr Secretary Milburn].
3 Regulatory Impact Assessments,-List of Regulatory Impact Assessments for 1st January to 30th June 2001 [by Command] [Cm. 5276] [Mr Secretary Prescott].
4 Treasury Solicitor's Executive Agencies,-Reports and Accounts of The Government Property Lawyers for-
with the Reports of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act]; to be printed [Nos. 249 and 248] [The Solicitor General].
5 Treaty Series (No. 52, 2001),-Exchange of Notes, done at Ljubljana on 15th and 18th May 2000, between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Republic of Slovenia concerning Certain Commercial Debts (The United Kingdom/Slovenia Debt Agreement No. 1 (1999)) [by Command] [Cm. 5300] [Mr Secretary Straw].
6 Treaty Series (No. 53, 2001),-Convention, done at Geneva on 25th June 1958, concerning Discrimination in respect of Employment and Occupation (ILO 111) [by Command] [Cm. 5301] [Mr Secretary Straw].
1 Northern Ireland Act 2000 (Suspension of Devolved Government) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001. No. 2884), the Northern Ireland Act 2000 (Restoration of Devolved Government) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2895), the Northern Ireland Act 2000 (Suspension of Devolved Government) (No. 2) Order 2001, (S.I., 2001, No. 3230) and the Northern Ireland Act 2000 (Restoration of Devolved Government) (No. 2) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3231),-The Committee of Selection has discharged Richard Burden from the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation (nominated in respect of the Orders); and nominated in substitution Dr Brian Iddon.
2 Fishing Vessels (Decommissioning) Scheme 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3390),- The Committee of Selection has discharged Mr Terry Rooney from the Eighth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation (nominated in respect of the Scheme); and nominated in substitution Mr Martin Caton.
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