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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 8 December 2011

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 Water—Water for Life: Government proposals. () (8230)

2 Innovation—Innovation and Research Strategy for Growth: Government Strategy document. () (8239)

Negative Instruments

The following instruments were laid before the House:

1 (1) Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme (Amendment) (Registries and Fees etc.) Regulations 2011. (2911)(2) Export Control (Sudan and South Sudan Sanctions) and (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2011. (2925)(3) Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Market Abuse) Regulations 2011. (2928)laid under the European Communities Act 1972.

2 Local Authorities (Referendums) (Petitions) (England) Regulations 2011, laid under the Local Government Act 2000. (2914)

3 Private Security Industry Act 2001 Regulations (Amendment) Regulations 2011, laid under the Private Security Industry Act 2001. (2917)

4 Hydrocarbon Oil and Biofuels (Road Fuel in Defined Areas) (Reliefs) Regulations 2011, laid under the Hydrocarbon Oil Duties Act 1979. (2935)

5 Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules, laid under the Immigration Act 1971. (—)

Paper not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings

The following paper was laid before the House:

Report for the period 1 August 2010 to 31 July 2011 of the Independent Reviewer of the Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Act 2007, laid under the Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Act 2007.