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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 2013

All statutory instruments laid before the House are accompanied by an Explanatory Memorandum presented by command of Her Majesty, unless otherwise indicated.

Command Paper

The following paper was presented to the House by command of Her Majesty:

Drugs—Government response to the 9th Report of the Home Affairs Committee on Drugs: Breaking the Cycle. () (8567)

Negative Instruments

The following instruments were laid before the House:

1 (1) National Health Service (Clinical Commissioning Groups – Payments in Respect of Quality) Regulations 2013. (474)(2) National Health Service (Charges for Drugs and Appliances), (Dental Charges) and (Travel Expenses and Remission of Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 2013. (475)laid under the National Health Service Act 2006.

2 (1) Civil Legal Aid (Financial Resources and Payment for Services) Regulations 2013. (480)(2) Criminal Legal Aid (Contribution Orders) Regulations 2013 . (483)(3) Civil Legal Aid (Statutory Charge) Regulations 2013. (503)laid under the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012.

3 European Parliamentary (United Kingdom Representatives) Pensions (Amendment) Order 2013, laid under the European Parliamentary (Pay and Pensions) Act 1979. (481)

4 Managed Motorway (Actively Managed Hard Shoulder and Variable Speed Limits) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2013, laid under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984. (482)

5 Judicial Pensions (Contributions) (Amendment) Regulations 2013, laid under the Judicial Pensions Act 1981. (484)

6 Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000 (Estimates and Accounts) Order 2013, laid under the Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000. (488)

7 Plant Health (Fees) (England) Regulations 2013, laid under the Finance Act 1973. (494)

8 Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Over the Counter Derivatives, Central Counterparties and Trade Repositories) Regulations 2013, laid under the European Communities Act 1972. (504)

9 Identification and Traceability of Explosives Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2013, laid under the Health and Safety at Work (Northern Ireland) Order 1978. (SR48)

10 Draft Social and Environmental Guidance to the Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat), laid under the Water Industry Act 1991. (—)

Paper not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings

The following paper was laid before the House:

Closure of Prisons Order 2013, laid under the Prison Act 1952. (485)