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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 17 December 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 Human Rights—Government response to the 3rd Report of the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee on the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's Human Rights Work in 2011. () (8506)

2 Pay Review Bodies—Report of the Review Body on Doctors' and Dentists' Remuneration. () (8518)

Negative Instruments

The following instruments were laid before the House:

1 London Thames Gateway Development Corporation (Transfer of Property, Rights and Liabilities) (Greater London Authority) (No. 2) Order 2012, laid under the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980. (3084)

2 Council Tax Reduction Schemes (Prescribed Requirements and Default Scheme) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012, laid under the Local Government Finance Act 1992. (3085)

3 (1) Legal Services Act 2007 (Alteration of Limit) Order 2012. (3091)(2) Legal Services Act 2007 (Legal Complaints) (Parties) Order 2012. (3092)laid under the Legal Services Act 2007.

4 NHS Bodies and Local Authorities (Partnership Arrangements, Care Trusts, Public Health and Local Healthwatch) Regulations 2012, laid under the Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Act 2003. (3094)

5 Employment and Support Allowance (Amendment) Regulations 2012, laid under the Welfare Reform Act 2007. (3096)

6 Civil Legal Aid (Procedure) Regulations 2012, laid under the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012. (3098)

Papers not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings

The following papers were laid before the House:

1 Report for the year ended 16 September 2012 on the Operation of the Terrorist Asset-Freezing etc. Act 2010, laid under the Terrorist Asset-Freezing etc. Act 2010.

2 Report and Accounts for 2011–2012 of the General Lighthouse Fund, laid under the Merchant Shipping Act 1995.