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Minutes and Order Papers
PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Newcastle.
1. Baroness Clark of CaltonLynda Margaret Clark, QC, having been created Baroness Clark of Calton, of Calton in the City of Edinburgh, for life by Letters Patent dated in the afternoon of 21st June 2005, was introduced between the Lord Irvine of Lairg and the Baroness Scotland of Asthal, the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod and Garter King of Arms preceding; and made and subscribed the solemn affirmation pursuant to statute.
2. Lord SoleyClive Stafford Soley Esquire, having been created Baron Soley, of Hammersmith in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, for life by Letters Patent dated in the forenoon of 29th June 2005, was introduced between the Lord Dubs and the Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean, the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod and Garter King of Arms preceding; and made and subscribed the solemn affirmation pursuant to statute.
3. Lord King of WartnabyThe Lord Chancellor acquainted the House that Lord King of Wartnaby, a member of the House, had died on 12th July 2005.
4. OathLeonard Robert Lord Carr of Hadley took and subscribed the oath pursuant to statute.
5. Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent) v. Hindawi (FC) (Appellant) and another (England)The appeal of Nezar Hindawi was presented and it was ordered that, notwithstanding Standing Order VI, the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 3rd October.
6. Jameel and others (Respondents) v. Wall Street Journal Europe Sprl (Appellants)The petition of the appellants praying that the time for lodging the statement and appendix and setting down the cause for hearing might be extended to 20th July (the agents for the respondents consenting thereto) was presented; and it was ordered as prayed.
7. MH (by her litigation friend, Official Solicitor) (FC) (Respondent) v. Secretary of State for the Department of Health (Appellant) and othersThe respondents certificate of public funding was lodged.
8. Command PapersThe following papers were presented to the House by command of Her Majesty and ordered to lie on the Table:
9. Negative InstrumentsThe following instruments were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
10. Papers not subject to parliamentary proceedingsThe following papers were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
Select Committee Report
11. Liaison CommitteeThe First Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed. (HL Paper 29)
12. Business of the HouseIt was moved by the Lord Rooker, on behalf of the Lord President (Baroness Amos), that leave be given to advance the Committee stage of the Borough Freedom (Family Succession) Bill [HL] from Wednesday 20th July to Tuesday 19th July; the motion was agreed to.
13. Business of the HouseIt was moved by the Lord Rooker, on behalf of the Lord President (Baroness Amos), that leave be given for the three motions set down for today referring instruments to a Grand Committee to be moved en bloc; the motion was agreed to.
14. Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2005
15. Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 2005 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2005
16. Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2005
17. Business of the HouseIt was moved by the Lord Rooker, on behalf of the Lord President (Baroness Amos), that the following Unstarred Question be referred to a Grand Committee
18. Equality Bill [HL]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; the House was resumed after clause 60 stood part.
19. Human RightsA message was brought from the Commons that they have ordered that six members be members of the Committee appointed to join with a Committee of this House as the Joint Committee on Human Rights, and propose that the Committee do meet with the Committee appointed by this House on Tuesday 19th July at four oclock in Committee Room 5.
1. 20. Civil Contingencies Act 2004 (Amendment of List of Responders) Order 2005It was moved by the Lord Bassam of Brighton that the draft Order laid before the House on 14th June be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.
21. Water Act 2003 (Consequential and Supplementary Provisions) Regulations 2005It was moved by the Lord Bach that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 8th June be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.
22. Water Supply Licence (Modification of Standard Conditions) Order 2005It was moved by the Lord Bach that the draft Order laid before the House on 8th June be approved; the motion was agreed to.
The House was adjourned during pleasure.The House was resumed.
23. Equality Bill [HL]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; the House was resumed and the bill was reported with amendments; it was ordered that the bill be printed as amended. (HL Bill 17)
The House was adjourned at three minutes past ten oclock
till tomorrow, a quarter before ten oclock for judicial business,
eleven oclock for public business.
Clerk of the Parliaments
The following item, which appeared in the Minutes of Proceedings on 11th July as a Negative Instrument, should not have been laid before this House:
Tax Avoidance Schemes (Information) (Amendment) Regulations 2005, laid under the Finance Act 2004. (1869)
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