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HOUSE OF LORDS

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Monday 19th June 2006

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

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Peterborough.

Judicial Business

1.  Phillips and others (suing as administrators of the estate of Christo Michailidis) (Petitioners) v. Symes and others (Respondents) and others—The petition of Jonathan Guy Anthony Phillips and Robert Andrew Harland praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

2.  R (on the application of TP (FC) (a child by his litigation friend)) (Petitioner) v. West London Youth Court (Respondents)—The petition of TP praying for an extension of time within which the petition may be lodged and for leave to appeal in accordance with the Administration of Justice Act 1960, was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

3.  Land Securities Group plc (Appellants) v. Scottish Ministers and others (Respondents)— The petition of the first respondents for leave to lodge a separate case (the agents for the appellants consenting thereto) was presented; and it was ordered as prayed.

4.  Belfast City Council (Appellants) v. Miss Behavin’ Limited (Respondents)—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 2nd October (the agents for the respondents consenting thereto) was presented; and it was ordered as prayed (lodged 16th June).

Papers

5.  Command Papers—The following papers, having been presented to the House by command of Her Majesty, were ordered to lie on the Table:

    Welfare—

      (i)  Consultation Report summarising responses to the Government consultation document, “A new deal for welfare: Empowering people to work”;  (6859)

      (ii)  Government Reply to the Third Report of the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee on Incapacity Benefits and Pathways to Work.  (6861)

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

    Draft Medical Act 1983 (Amendment) and Miscellaneous Amendments Order 2006, laid under the Health Act 1999, together with an Explanatory Memorandum.

7.  Regulatory Reform—The following order was laid before the House under section 4(2) of the Regulatory Reform Act 2001 and referred to the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee:

    Draft Regulatory Reform (Registered Designs) Order 2006, together with a statement by the Department of Trade and Industry.

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

    1.  Family Law Act 1986 (Dependent Territories) (Amendment) Order 2006, laid under the Family Law Act 1986;  (1456)

    2.  Parliamentary Corporate Bodies (Crown Immunities etc.) (Amendment) Order 2006, laid under the Parliamentary Corporate Bodies Act 1992;  (1457)

    3.  Education (Individual Pupil Information) (Prescribed Persons) (Amendment) Regulations 2006, laid under the Education Act 1996;  (1505)

    4.  Immigration (Leave to Remain) (Prescribed Forms and Procedures) (Amendment) Regulations 2006, laid under the Immigration Act 1971.  (1548)

9.  Papers not subject to parliamentary proceedings—The following papers were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:

    1.  Naval, Military and Air Forces Etc. (Disablement and Death) Service Pensions (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2006, laid under the Social Security (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1977;  (1455)

    2.  Report on the Operation in 2005 of the Terrorism Act 2000, laid under that Act.

Private Business

10.  Leicester City Council Bill—The bill was read a second time and committed to a Select Committee.

11.  Liverpool City Council Bill—The bill was read a second time and committed to a Select Committee.

12.  Maidstone Borough Council Bill—The bill was read a second time and committed to a Select Committee.

Public Business

13.  National Health Service Bill [HL]—It was moved by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton that the bill be now read a second time; the motion was agreed to and the bill was referred to the Joint Committee on Consolidation Bills.

14.  National Health Service (Wales) Bill [HL]—It was moved by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton that the bill be now read a second time; the motion was agreed to and the bill was referred to the Joint Committee on Consolidation Bills.

15.  National Health Service (Consequential Provisions) Bill [HL]—It was moved by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton that the bill be now read a second time; the motion was agreed to and the bill was referred to the Joint Committee on Consolidation Bills; and a message was ordered to be sent to the Commons to acquaint them therewith.

16.  Health Bill—The report was received; amendments were disagreed to (see division lists 1 and 2); amendments were moved and (by leave of the House) withdrawn; amendments were agreed to; further consideration on report was adjourned.

17.  Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Communications Data) (Additional Functions and Amendment) Order 2006—The Grand Committee reported that it had considered the draft Order.

18.  Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Directed Surveillance and Covert Human Intelligence Sources) (Amendment) Order 2006—The Grand Committee reported that it had considered the draft Order.

19.  Northern Ireland Act 2000 (Modification) (No. 2) Order 2006—The Grand Committee reported that it had considered the draft Order.

20.  Recovery of Health Services Charges (Northern Ireland) Order 2006—The Grand Committee reported that it had considered the draft Order.

21.  Enterprise Act 2002 (Disqualification from Office: General) Order 2006—The Grand Committee reported that it had considered the draft Order.

22.  Mobile Homes Act 1983 (Amendment of Schedule 1) (England) Order 2006—The Grand Committee reported that it had considered the draft Order.

23.  Representation of the People (Form of Canvass) (England and Wales) Regulations 2006—The Grand Committee reported that it had considered the draft Regulations.

24.  Representation of the People (Form of Canvass) (Scotland) Regulations 2006—The Grand Committee reported that it had considered the draft Regulations.

25.  Collection of Fines (Final Scheme) Order 2006—The Grand Committee reported that it had considered the draft Order.

26.  Africa: corruption—The Lord Chidgey asked Her Majesty’s Government what action they are planning in response to the recent report of the Africa All-Party Parliamentary Group, The Other Side of the Coin; the UK and Corruption in Africa; after debate, the question was answered by the Baroness Royall of Blaisdon.

1.  27.  Health Bill—The bill was further considered on report; amendments were moved and (by leave of the House) withdrawn; amendments were agreed to; further consideration on report was adjourned after amendment 22.

The House was adjourned at one minute past ten o’clock till tomorrow, half-past two o’clock.

PAUL HAYTER

  Clerk of the Parliaments

APPENDIX

PROCEEDINGS OF THE GRAND COMMITTEE (IN THE MOSES ROOM)

The Committee met at half-past three o’clock.

    Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Communications Data) (Additional Functions and Amendment) Order 2006—It was moved by the Baroness Scotland of Asthal that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Communications Data) (Additional Functions and Amendment) Order 2006; after debate, the motion was agreed to.

    Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Directed Surveillance and Covert Human Intelligence Sources) (Amendment) Order 2006—It was moved by the Baroness Scotland of Asthal that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Directed Surveillance and Covert Human Intelligence Sources) (Amendment) Order 2006; the motion was agreed to.

    Northern Ireland Act 2000 (Modification) (No. 2) Order 2006—It was moved by the Lord Rooker that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Northern Ireland Act 2000 (Modification) (No. 2) Order 2006; after debate, the motion was agreed to.

    Recovery of Health Services Charges (Northern Ireland) Order 2006—It was moved by the Lord Rooker that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Recovery of Health Services Charges (Northern Ireland) Order 2006; after debate, the motion was agreed to.

    Enterprise Act 2002 (Disqualification from Office: General) Order 2006—It was moved by the Lord Sainsbury of Turville that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Enterprise Act 2002 (Disqualification from Office: General) Order 2006; after debate, the motion was agreed to.

    Mobile Homes Act 1983 (Amendment of Schedule 1) (England) Order 2006—It was moved by the Lord Bassam of Brighton that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Mobile Homes Act 1983 (Amendment of Schedule 1) (England) Order 2006; after debate, the motion was agreed to.

    Representation of the People (Form of Canvass) (England and Wales) Regulations 2006—It was moved by the Lord Evans of Temple Guiting that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Representation of the People (Form of Canvass) (England and Wales) Regulations 2006; after debate, the motion was agreed to.

    Representation of the People (Form of Canvass) (Scotland) Regulations 2006—It was moved by the Lord Evans of Temple Guiting that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Representation of the People (Form of Canvass) (Scotland) Regulations 2006; the motion was agreed to.

    Collection of Fines (Final Scheme) Order 2006—It was moved by the Lord Evans of Temple Guiting that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Collection of Fines (Final Scheme) Order 2006; after debate, the motion was agreed to.

The Committee was adjourned at twelve minutes before seven o’clock.

 
 
 
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