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HOUSE OF LORDS

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Die Martis 14° Maii 2002

The House met at half-past two o’clock.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Rochester.

Judicial Business

1.  AIB Group (UK) plc v. Emerald Properties (London) Limited and others and others (Petitioners) and others (Respondents)—The petition of Emerald Meats (London) Limited praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

2.  Regina v. Boyd (Appellant) (On Appeal from Her Majesty’s Courts Martial Appeal Court)—

3.  Regina v. Spear (Appellant) (On Appeal from Her Majesty’s Courts Martial Appeal Court)—

4.  Regina v. Hastie (Appellant) (On Appeal from Her Majesty’s Courts Martial Appeal Court)—

    (Consolidated Appeals)—

5.  Regina v. Saunby (Appellant) (On Appeal from Her Majesty’s Courts Martial Appeal Court)—

6.  Regina v. Clarkson (Appellant) (On Appeal from Her Majesty’s Courts Martial Appeal Court)—

7.  Regina v. English (Appellant) (On Appeal from Her Majesty’s Courts Martial Appeal Court)—

8.  Regina v. Williams (Appellant) (On Appeal from Her Majesty’s Courts Martial Appeal Court)—

9.  Regina v. Dodds (Appellant) (On Appeal from Her Majesty’s Courts Martial Appeal Court)—

10.  Regina v. Leese (Appellant) (On Appeal from Her Majesty’s Courts Martial Appeal Court)—

11.  Regina v. Marsh (Appellant) (On Appeal from Her Majesty’s Courts Martial Appeal Court)—

12.  Regina v. Webb (Appellant) (On Appeal from Her Majesty’s Courts Martial Appeal Court)—

13.  Regina v. Ashby (Appellant) (On Appeal from Her Majesty’s Courts Martial Appeal Court)—

    (Consolidated Appeals)—

    (Conjoined Appeals)—

    The appeals were set down for hearing and referred to an Appellate Committee.

Papers

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

    Draft Vehicular Access Across Common and Other Land (England) Regulations 2002, together with an Explanatory Memorandum and a Regulatory Impact Assessment.

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

    1.      Education (Student Loans) (Amendment) (England and Wales) Regulations 2002, laid under the Education (Student Loans) Act 1990;      (1329)

    2.      Education (Mandatory Awards) Regulations 2002, laid under the Education Act 1962;      (1330)

    3.      Education (QCA Levy) (Amendment) Regulations 2002, laid under the Education Act 1997;      (1331)

    4.      (i)    Tax Credits (Miscellaneous Amendments No. 3) Regulations 2002—      (1333)

      (ii)    Tax Credits (Prescribed Period of Awards) Regulations 2002—      (1334)

    laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;

    5.      (i)    Tax Credits (Prescribed Period of Awards) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2002—      (1339)

      (ii)    Tax Credits (Miscellaneous Amendments No. 2) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2002—      (1340)

    laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992;

    6.      (i)    General Medical Council (Voluntary Erasure and Restoration) Regulations Order of Council 2000—      (2000/2033)

      (ii)    General Medical Council (the Professional Conduct Committee, the General Health Committee and the Committee on Professional Performance) (Amendment) Rules Order of Council 2000—      (2000/2034)

      (iii)    General Medical Council (Fitness to Practise Committees) Rules Order of Council 2000—      (2000/2051)

      (iv)    General Medical Council (Constitution of Interim Orders Committee) Rules Order of Council 2000—      (2000/2052)

      (v)    General Medical Council (Interim Orders Committee) (Procedure) Rules Order of Council 2000—      (2000/2053)

      (vi)    General Medical Council (Interim Orders Committee) (Transitional Provisions) Rules Order of Council 2000—      (2000/2054)

    laid under the Medical Act 1983.

Select Committee Reports

16.  House of Lords’ Offices—The 5th and 6th Reports from the Select Committee were made; it was ordered that the Reports be printed. (HL Papers 105 and 124)

17.  Statutory Instruments—The 29th Report from the Joint Committee was made on certain statutory instruments, including the following affirmative instruments:

      Draft Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) Order 2002;

      Draft Scotland Act 1998 (Modifications of Schedule 5) Order 2002;

      Draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Interception of Communications: Code of Practice) Order 2002;

      Draft Flags Regulations (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) 2002;

    it was ordered that the Report be printed. (HL Paper 123)

Public Business

18.  Education 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; an amendment was agreed to (see division list 1); an amendment was disagreed to (see division list 2); the House was resumed.

19.  Dental Auxiliaries (Amendment) Regulations 2002—It was moved by the Lord Filkin that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 25th April be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.

20.  Dentists Act 1984 (Dental Auxiliaries) Order 2002—It was moved by the Lord Filkin that the draft Order laid before the House on 30th April be approved; the motion was agreed to.

21.  Deregulation (Correction of Birth and Death Entries in Registers or Other Records) Order 2002—It was moved by the Lord McIntosh of Haringey that the draft Deregulation Order laid before the House on 11th March be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.

22.  Social Security and Child Support (Decisions and Appeals) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2002—It was moved by the Lord Bassam of Brighton that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 10th April be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.

23.  Tax Credits (Decisions and Appeals) (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Regulations 2002—It was moved by the Lord Bassam of Brighton that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 10th April be approved; the motion was agreed to.

The House was adjourned during pleasure.

The House was resumed.

24.  Education Bill—The House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; the House was resumed clause 48 stood part.

The House was adjourned at twenty-six minutes past eleven o’clock

till tomorrow, half-past two o’clock.

MICHAEL DAVIES

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