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HOUSE OF LORDS

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Die Jovis 22° Novembris 2001

The House met at two o’clock.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Oxford.

Judicial Business

1.  Cantabrica Coach Holdings Limited (Appellants) v. Vehicle Inspectorate (Respondents) (On Appeal from a Divisional Court of the Queen’s Bench Division)—It was moved by the Lord Slynn of Hadley, That the 21st Report from the Appellate Committee be agreed to; the motion was agreed to. It was ordered and adjudged that the Order of the Divisional Court of the Queen’s Bench Division of 31st March 2000 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. [2001] UKHL 60

2.  In re Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (Appellants) (Northern Ireland)—It was ordered that the appellants be allowed to prosecute the appeal without giving the usual security for costs as required by Standing Order (lodged 21st November).

The House was adjourned during pleasure.

The House was resumed.

3.  Barony of Dunsany in the Peerage of Ireland—The Lord Chancellor reported that Edward John Carlos Plunkett had established his succession to the Barony of Dunsany in the Peerage of Ireland.

4.  Earldom of Roden in the Peerage of Ireland—The petition of Robert John Jocelyn claiming to have succeeded to the Earldom of Roden in the Peerage of Ireland was presented and was referred to the Lord Chancellor to consider and report upon to the House pursuant to Standing Order 79.

Papers

5.  Affirmative Instrument—The following instrument was laid before the House for approval by resolution and ordered to lie on the Table:

    Draft Social Security (Loss of Benefit) Regulations 2001.

6.  Negative Instruments—The following instruments were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:

    1.      Occupational Pensions (Revaluation) Order 2001, laid under the Pension Schemes Act 1993;      (3690)

    2.      Firemen’s Pension Scheme (Pension Sharing) Order 2001, laid under the Fire Services Act 1947;      (3691)

    3.      Civil Legal Aid (General) (Amendment No.2) Regulations 2001, laid under the Legal Aid Act 1988.      (3735)

    4.      (i)      National Health Service (General Ophthalmic Services) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2001—      (3739)

      (ii)      National Health Service (General Medical Services Supplementary List) Regulations 2001—      (3740)

      (iii)      National Health Service (General Dental Services) Amendment (No. 6) Regulations 2001—      (3741)

      (iv)      National Health Service (General Medical Services) Amendment (No. 4) Regulations 2001—      (3742)

    laid under the National Health Service Act 1977;

    5.      Family Health Services Appeal Authority (Primary Care Act) Regulations 2001, laid under the National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997;      (3743)

    6.      Abolition of the NHS Tribunal (Consequential Provisions) Regulations 2001, laid under the Health and Social Care Act 2001.      (3744)

Select Committee Reports

7.  Constitution Committee—The following Reports from the Select Committee were made and ordered to be printed:

    Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill; (2nd Report—HL Paper 41)

    Sex Discrimination (Election Candidates) Bill. (3rd Report—HL Paper 42)

Public Business

8.  Business of the House—It was moved by the Lord Privy Seal (Lord Williams of Mostyn) that Standing Order 46 (No two stages of a Bill to be taken the same day) be dispensed with on Monday next to allow the Human Reproductive Cloning Bill to be taken through all its stages that day; the motion was agreed to.

9.  Office of Communications Bill [HL]—The report was received; amendments were agreed to; an amendment was disagreed to (see division list); amendments were moved and (by leave of the House) withdrawn; it was ordered that the bill be printed as amended. (HL Bill 28)

10.  Dentists Act 1984 (Amendment) Order 2001—It was moved by the Lord Hunt of Kings Heath that the draft Order laid before the House on 30th October be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.

11.  Maternity and Parental Leave (Amendment) Regulations 2001—It was moved by the Lord Sainsbury of Turville that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 18th October be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.

12.  Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2001—It was moved by the Lord Grocott that the draft Order laid before the House on 17th October be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.

13.  Uncertificated Securities Regulations 2001—It was moved by the Lord McIntosh of Haringey that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 22nd October be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.

The House was adjourned at twenty-four minutes past eight o’clock

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

MICHAEL DAVIES

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