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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 25 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 Papers

The following papers were presented to the House by command of Her Majesty on the dates shown:

1 Transport—Aviation Policy Framework. (22 March) (8584)

2 Finance—Treasury Minutes on the Twentieth, the Twenty-Third and the Twenty-Fifth Reports from the Committee of Public Accounts. (25 March) (8586)

Statutory Instruments (Standing Order 70)

The following negative instruments were laid before the House on 22 March 2013:

1 Regional Strategy for the North East (Revocation) Order 2013, laid under the Localism Act 2011. (635)

2 Free School Lunches and Milk (Universal Credit) (England) Order 2013, laid under the Education Act 1996. (650)

3 Housing (Right to Buy) (Limit on Discount) (England) Order 2013, laid under the Housing Act 1985. (677)

Public Bodies Order

The following order was laid before the House under section 11 of the Public Bodies Act 2011:

Draft Public Bodies (Merger of the Gambling Commission and the National Lottery Commission) Order 2013.

Affirmative Instruments

The following instruments were laid before the House for approval by resolution:

1 Draft Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Construction Industry Training Board) Order 2013, laid under the Industrial Training Act 1982.

2 Draft Local Transport Act 2008 (Traffic Commissioners) (Consequential Amendments) Order 2013, laid under the Local Transport Act 2008.

Papers not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings

The following papers were laid before the House:

1 Code of Practice on Independent Custody Visiting, laid under the Police Reform Act 2002.

2 Commission for Rural Communities (Transfer of Property, Rights and Liabilities) Scheme 2013, laid under the Public Bodies Act 2011.

3 Fifty-Ninth Report of the Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission for the year ending 30 September 2012, laid under the Marshall Aid Commemoration Act 1953.

4 Report of the Department of Energy and Climate Change on the Annual Statement of Emissions for 2011, laid under the Climate Change Act 2008.

5 Accounts for 2012 of the Government Annuities Investment Fund, laid under the Government Annuities Act 1929.

6 Immigration (Designation of Travel Bans) (Amendment) Order 2013, laid under the Immigration Act 1971. (678)