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House of Lords Journal

The Journal is the formal and authoritative summary record of the proceedings of the House of Lords. Each Journal contains the attendance, minutes (including voting lists) and papers, along with some committee reports, for every day the House sat during a parliamentary session. Each sessional volume is indexed.

Journal for 16 December 2010

All statutory instruments laid before the House are accompanied by an Explanatory Memorandum presented by command of Her Majesty, unless otherwise indicated.

Command Papers

The following papers were presented to the House by command of Her Majesty:

1 European Union—Statement on the 2010 EU Budget and measures to counter fraud and financial mismanagement. () (7978)

2 Energy—Electricity Market Reform: Government consultation document. () (7983)

Negative Instruments

The following instruments were laid before the House:

1 Plant Health (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2010, laid under the Plant Health Act 1967. (2962)

2 Flexible Working (Eligibility, Complaints and Remedies) (Amendment) Regulations 2010, laid under the Employment Rights Act 1996. (2991)

3 Royal Forest of Dean College (Dissolution) Order 2010, laid under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992. (2992)

4 Financial Markets and Insolvency (Settlement Finality and Financial Collateral Arrangements) (Amendment) Regulations 2010, laid under the European Communities Act 1972. (2993)

Papers not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings

The following papers were laid before the House:

1 Turks and Caicos Islands Constitution (Interim Amendment) (Amendment) Order 2010, laid under the West Indies Act 1962. (2966)

2 Iran (United Nations Sanctions) (Amendment) Order 2010, laid under the United Nations Act 1946. (2978)

3 Minute from the Ministry of Defence concerning the making of a call-out Order to authorise the call-out of Members of the Reserve Forces, laid under the Reserve Forces Act 1996.

4 Statutory Guidance on Injunctions to Prevent Gang-Related Violence, laid under the Policing and Crime Act 2009.

5 Report for 2009–10 of the Export of Objects of Cultural Interest, laid under the Export Control Act 2002.

6 Report for the period 1 August 2009 to 31 July 2010 of the Independent Reviewer of the Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Act 2007, laid under Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Act 2007.

7 Report for the period 1 October 2009 to 30 September 2010 of the Independent Chief Inspector of the UK Border Agency and Independent Monitor for Entry Clearance Refusals without the right of appeal, laid under the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999.

8 Report and Accounts for 2009–10 of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission, laid under the Northern Ireland Act 1998.

9 Report and Accounts for 2009–10 of the Science and Technology Facilities Council, laid under the Science and Technology Act 1965.

10 Accounts for 2009–10 of the Nuclear Decommissioning Funding Account, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the Energy Act 2004.

11 Report for the year ending 30 September 2009 of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom, laid under the International Development Act 2002.