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Minutes and Order Paper - Minutes of Proceedings




Die Veneris 20° Octobris 2000

The House met at eleven o’clock.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Bristol.


1. Command Papers—The following papers were presented to the House by command of Her Majesty and ordered to lie on the Table:

    1. Planning—Government Response to the 13th Report of the House of Commons Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs Committee on the Planning Inspectorate and Public Inquiries;      (4891)

    2. Double Taxation—Agreement between the United Kingdom and Kuwait for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income and on Capital, with Protocol.      (4878)

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

    Local Government Pension Scheme (Merseyside Transport Limited) Regulations 2000, laid under the Superannuation Act 1972.      (2826)

Public Business

3. Countryside and Rights of Way Bill—It was moved by the Lord Carter, on behalf of the Lord Whitty, that the amendments for the Report Stage be marshalled and considered in the following order:

Clause 1

Schedule 1

Clause 2

Schedule 2

Clauses 3 to 8

Schedule 3

Clauses 9 to 43

Schedule 4

Clauses 44 to 48

Schedule 5

Clauses 49 to 54

Schedule 6

Clauses 55 to 64

Schedule 7

Clauses 65 to 68

Schedule 8

Clause 69

Schedule 9

Clause 70

Schedules 10 and 11

Clauses 71 to 75

Schedule 12

Clauses 76 to 79

Schedule 13

Clause 80

Schedule 14

Clauses 81 to 86

Schedule 15

Clauses 87 to 91

Schedule 16

Clauses 92 and 93;

    the motion was agreed to.

4. Protection of Animals (Amendment) Bill—It was moved by the Baroness Fookes that the bill be now read a second time; after debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House.

5. Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty—The Baroness Williams of Crosby asked Her Majesty’s Government what they see as the future of the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty in the light of American and other proposals for the National Missile Defence System; after debate, the question was answered by the Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean.

The House was adjourned at twelve minutes past one o’clock

to Monday next, half-past two o’clock.


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