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Die Jovis 12° Octobris 2000

The House met at two o’clock.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Hereford.

Judicial Business

1. Canada Trust Company (Acting in its capacity as Trustee of the Chrysler Canada Ltd’s Benefits Plan, the Chrysler Canada Ltd Master Trust Fund, The Chrysler Canada Ltd Non-Canadian Master Trust Fund and the Holmes Foundry Division Master Trust Fund) and others (Respondents) v. Stolzenberg and Gambazzi and others (Appellants) and others—The Report from the Appellate Committee was agreed to; it was ordered and adjudged that the Order of the Court of Appeal of 6th May 1998 be affirmed and the appeal dismissed with costs, the amount thereof to be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties.

2. Appeal Committee—It was moved by the Lord Bingham of Cornhill that the 68th Report from the Appeal Committee (HL Paper 108) be agreed to; the motion was agreed to. It was ordered that the Order made pursuant to the 17th Report of the Appeal Committee on 27th January last, relating to the petition for leave to appeal in the Cause Regina v. Allen (Petitioner), be vacated; and that leave to appeal be given; and that leave to appeal be given in the cause Regina v. Dimsey (Petitioner).

The House was adjourned during pleasure.

The House was resumed.


3. Command Paper—The following paper was presented to the House by command of Her Majesty and ordered to lie on the Table:

    Immigration—Control of immigration: statistics for the United Kingdom for 1999.      (4876)

4. Negative Instrument—The following instrument was laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:

    Education (Funding for Teacher Training) Designation (No. 3) Order 2000, laid under the Education Act 1994.      (2801)

Public Business

5. Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Bill—The House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; amendments were agreed to; amendments were disagreed to (see division lists 1 and 2); the House was resumed after clause 64 stood part.

The House was adjourned at eight minutes past eleven o’clock

till tomorrow, eleven o’clock.


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