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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 9 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 Electoral Reform—Government response to pre-legislative scrutiny and public consultation on Individual Electoral Registration and amendments to Electoral Administration law. () (8245)

2 Courts—Government response to the consultation on reforming civil justice in England and Wales. () (8274)

3 Water—National Policy Statement for Waste Water. () (—)

4 Contingent Liability—Minute from HM Treasury concerning contingent liabilities arising from the use of the Asset Purchase Facility. () (—)

Affirmative Instruments

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

1 Draft Immigration and Nationality (Fees) Regulations 2012, laid under the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Act 2004.

2 (1) Draft Localism Act 2011 (Consequential Amendments) Order 2012. (2) Draft Parish Councils (General Power of Competence) (Prescribed Conditions) Order 2012. laid under the Localism Act 2011.

3 (1) Draft Postal Services Act 2011 (Disclosure of Information) Order 2012. (2) Draft Postal Services Act 2011 (Penalties) (Rules for Calculation of Turnover) Order 2012. laid under the Postal Services Act 2011.

Negative Instrument

The following instrument was laid before the House:

Draft Modifications to the Standard Conditions of Electricity Supply Licences, laid under the Energy Act 2008.

Paper not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings

The following paper was laid before the House:

Government response to Parliamentary scrutiny of the Draft National Policy Statement for Waste Water, laid under the Planning Act 2008.