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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 23 January 2012

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 Regulation—Introducing a Statutory Register of Lobbyists: Government consultation document. () (8233)

2 European Union—Report on the application of Protocols 19 and 21 to the Treaty on European Union (TEU) and the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU) in relation to EU Justice and Home Affairs. () (8265)

Affirmative Instruments

The following instruments were laid before the House for approval by resolution:

1 Draft Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers' Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2012, laid under the Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers' Compensation) Act 1979.

2 Draft Mesothelioma Lump Sum Payments (Conditions and Amounts) (Amendment) Regulations 2012, laid under the Child Maintenance and Other Payments Act 2008.

Negative Instruments

The following instruments were laid before the House:

1 Uplands Transitional Payment Regulations 2012, laid under the European Communities Act 1972. (114)

2 Immigration (Passenger Transit Visa) (Amendment) Order 2012, laid under the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999. (116)

Papers not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings

The following papers were laid before the House:

1 Report for 2011 on the operation of the Sea Fisheries (Shellfish) Act 1967, laid under the Sea Fisheries (Shellfish) Act 1967.

2 Accounts for 2010–11 of the Dartford–Thurrock Crossing Charging Scheme, laid under the Trunk Road Charging Schemes (Bridges and Tunnels) (Keeping of Accounts) (England) Regulations 2003.