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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 19 November 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 on the dates shown:

1 Communications—Government Response to the First Report of the House of Commons Welsh Affairs Committee on Broadband Services in Wales. (15 November) (8461)

2 Post-legislative scrutiny—Post-legislative Assessment of the Further Education and Training Act 2007. (15 November) (8479)

3 Children—Measuring Child Poverty: a consultation on better measures of child poverty: Government consultation document. (15 November) (8483)

4 Taxation—Protocol between the United Kingdom and Switzerland amending the Convention for the Avoidance of Double Taxation with respect to Taxes on Income, with Additional Protocol. (15 November) (8484)

5 Trade—Exchange of Notes between the United Kingdom and Honduras for the Promotion and Protection of Investments. (15 November) (8485)

Statutory Instrument (Standing Order 70)

The following negative instrument was laid before the House on 16 November:

Oil Stocking Order 2012, laid under the European Communities Act 1972. (2862)

Affirmative Instrument

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

Draft Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2012, laid under the Terrorism Act 2000.

Negative Instruments

The following instruments were laid before the House:

1 UK Borders Act 2007 (Border and Immigration Inspectorate) (Joint Working etc.) Order 2012, laid under the UK Borders Act 2007. (2876)

2 General Optical Council (Continuing Education and Training Rules) (Amendment) Order of Council 2012, laid under the Opticians Act 1989. (2882)

3 Tribunal Procedure (Upper Tribunal) (Amendment) Rules 2012, laid under the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007. (2890)