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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 20 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 Finance—Treasury Minutes on the Forty-Sixth to the Fiftieth reports from the Committee of Public Accounts. () (8244)

2 Post-Legislative Scrutiny—Post-Legislative Scrutiny of the European Union (Accessions) Act 2006. () (8251)

3 Border Controls—Government response to the 15th Report of the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee on the work of the UK Border Agency in the period April to July 2011. () (8253)

4 Human Rights—Report of the United Kingdom to the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on the implementation at national level of the Interlaken and Izmir Declarations. () (8254)

Negative Instruments

The following instruments were laid before the House:

1 Cosmetic Products (Safety) (Amendment) Regulations 2011, laid under the Consumer Protection Act 1987. (3037)

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

3 Traffic Signs (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations and General Directions 2011, laid under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

Paper not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings

The following paper was laid before the House:

Accounts for 2010–2011 of the National Insurance Fund Investment Account, laid under the Social Security Administration Act 1992.