Formal Minutes |
Tuesday 4 December 2012
Dr Hywel Francis, in the Chair
Rt Hon Simon Hughes
Mr Virendra Sharma
Baroness Kennedy of the Shaws
Baroness Lister of Burtersett
Draft Report (Legislative Scrutiny: Defamation Bill),
proposed by the Chair, brought up and read.
Ordered, That the Chair's
draft Report be read a second time, paragraph by paragraph.
Paragraphs 1 to 74 read and agreed to.
Several papers were appended to the Report.
Resolved, That the Report
be the Seventh Report of the Committee to the House.
Ordered, That the Chair
make the Report to the House of Commons and that the Report be
made to the House of Lords.
Ordered, That embargoed
copies of the Report be made available, in accordance with the
provisions of Standing Order No. 134.
Written evidence reported and ordered to be published
on 3 July, 10 July, 23 October and 27 November was ordered to
be reported to the House.
[Adjourned till Tuesday 11 December
at 2.00 pm