HOUSE OF LORDS
MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
Die Jovis 13° Aprilis 2000
The House met at three oclock.
PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Gloucester.
1. Kazakstan Wool Processors (Europe) Limited (Petitioners) v. Nederlandsche Credietverzekering Maatschappij NV (Respondents)Upon application by the petitioners (the agents for the respondents consenting thereto), it was ordered that the petition be withdrawn and that there be no order as to costs.
2. Command PapersThe following papers were presented to the House by command of Her Majesty and ordered to lie on the Table:
1. Air ServicesAgreement between the United Kingdom and Macedonia; (4679)
2. Transfer of PrisonersAgreement between the United Kingdom and Brazil. (4704)
3. Negative InstrumentsThe following instruments were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
1. Environmental Protection (Disposal of Polychlorinated Biphenyls and other Dangerous Substances) (England and Wales) Regulations 2000, laid under the European Communities Act 1972; (1043)
2. Greater London Authority Elections (No. 2) (Amendment) Rules 2000, laid under the Representation of the People Act 1983. (1040)
4. Papers not subject to parliamentary proceedingsThe following papers were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
1. Statement of Guarantee by the Secretary of State for Health on loans proposed to be raised by the East Anglian Ambulance National Health Service Trust, laid under the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990;
2. Report and Accounts for 1998-99 of the Public Trust Office, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the Exchequer and Audit Departments Act 1921.
5. Terrorism BillIt was moved by the Lord Bassam of Brighton that it be an instruction to the Committee of the Whole House to whom the Terrorism Bill has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order:
Clauses 1 and 2
Clauses 4 and 5
Clauses 6 to 23
Clauses 24 to 37
Clauses 39 to 41
Clauses 42 to 53
Clauses 54 to 65
Clauses 66 to 84
Clauses 85 to 98
Clauses 99 to 102
Clauses 103 to 106
Clauses 107 to 115
Clauses 116 to 124
Schedules 15 and 16
Clauses 125 to 130;
the motion was agreed to.
6. Financial Services and Markets BillThe report was received; amendments were moved and (by leave of the House) withdrawn; an amendment was agreed to (see division list 1); an amendment was disagreed to (see division list 2); further consideration on report was adjourned after amendment 47.
7. Immigration (Leave to Enter and Remain) Order 2000It was moved by the Lord Bassam of Brighton that the draft Order laid before the House on 30th March be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.
8. Youth Justice Board for England and Wales Order 2000It was moved by the Lord Bassam of Brighton that the draft Order laid before the House on 3rd April be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.
The House was adjourned at twenty-four minutes before nine oclock
till tomorrow, eleven oclock.