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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 7 February 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 Broadcasting—Revised Agreement between the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport and the British Broadcasting Corporation regarding the Digital Switchover Help Scheme. () (8286)

2 Health—Government response to the 12th Report of the House of Commons Health Committee on Public Health. () (8290)

3 Sentenced Persons—Agreement between the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons. () (8291)

Affirmative Instruments

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

1 (1) Draft Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Automatic Enrolment) (Amendment) Regulations 2012. (2) Draft Automatic Enrolment (Offshore Employment) Order 2012laid under the Pensions Act 2008.

2 Draft Companies Act 2006 (Amendment of Part 23) (Investment Companies) Regulations 2012, laid under the European Communities Act 1972.

Negative Instruments

The following instruments were laid before the House:

1 Greater London Authority (Limitation of Salaries) (Amendment) Order 2012, laid under the Greater London Authority Act 1999. (234)

2 (1) Contaminated Land (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012(263)(2) Draft Statutory Guidance on Contaminated Land(—)(3) Draft Statutory Guidance on Radioactive Contaminated Land(—)laid under the Environmental Protection Act 1990.