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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 March 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 Disability—Government response to the consultation on the recommendations made in the Independent Review Getting in, staying in and getting on. () (8312)

2 Social Security—Convention between the United Kingdom and the Netherlands on Social Security. () (8315)

3 Taxation—Convention between the United Kingdom and Armenia for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income and Capital, with Protocol. () (8316)

4 Museums and Galleries—Report of the Spoliation Advisory Panel on fourteen clocks and watches, now in the possession of the British Museum. () (—)

Negative Instruments

The following instruments were laid before the House:

1 School Behaviour (Determination and Publicising of Measures in Academies) Regulations 2012, laid under the Education Act 1996. (619)

2 (1) Localism Act 2011 (Regulation of Social Housing) (Consequential Provisions) Order 2012. (641)(2) Localism Act 2011 (Housing and Regeneration Functions in Greater London) (Consequential, Transitory, Transitional and Saving Provisions) Order 2012. (666)(3) Standards Board for England (Abolition) Order 2012. (668)laid under the Localism Act 2011.

3 Non-Domestic Rating Contributions (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012, laid under the Local Government Finance Act 1988. (664)

4 Personal Injuries (Civilians) Scheme (Amendment) Order 2012, laid under the Personal Injuries (Emergency Provisions) Act 1939. (670)

5 Council Tax (Administration and Enforcement) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2012, laid under the Local Government Finance Act 1992. (672)

6 Tobacco Advertising and Promotion (Display and Specialist Tobacconists) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012, laid under the Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Act 2002. (677)

7 Police (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2012, laid under the Police Act 1996. (680)

8 Competition Act 1998 (Public Policy Exclusion) Order 2012, laid under the Competition Act 1998. (710)

Paper not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings

The following paper was laid before the House:

Report and Accounts for 2009–10 of the Sea Fish Industry Authority, laid under the Fisheries Act 1981.