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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 28 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 Public Bodies—Government Consultation on an order to give legal effect to the administrative merger of the Crown Prosecution Service and Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office. () (8250)

2 Sentenced Persons—Treaty between the United Kingdom and Vietnam on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons. () (8306)

3 Air Services—Agreement between the United Kingdom and Grenada concerning Air Services. () (8307)

Affirmative Instrument

The following instrument was laid before the House for approval by resolution:

Draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2012, laid under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.

Negative Instruments

The following instruments were laid before the House:

1 Public Interest Disclosure (Prescribed Persons) (Amendment) Order 2012, laid under the Employment Rights Act 1996. (462)

2 (1) Welfare of Animals (Slaughter or Killing) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2012. (501)(2) Statistics of Trade (Customs and Excise) (Amendment) Regulations 2012. (532)laid under the European Communities Act 1972.

3 National Health Service (Primary Dental Services) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2012, laid under the National Health Service Act 2006. (502)

Papers not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings

The following papers were laid before the House:

1 Reserve Forces Pension Scheme 2005 (Amendment) Regulations 2012, laid under the Reserve Forces Act 1996.

2 Report and Accounts for 2010–11 of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, laid under the Science and Technology Act 1965.