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2012-13 (245)

Monday 8 October 2012

Papers

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

Paper Withdrawn

The following paper, laid before the House on 3 July, was withdrawn on the date shown:

Report and Accounts for 2011–12 of the East of England Development Agency (7 September)

Command Papers

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

1 Communities and Local Government—Government response to the Second Report of the House of Commons Communities and Local Government Committee on the European Regional Development Fund. (10 September) (8389)
2 Conservation—Amendments to the Agreement on the Conservation of Small Cetaceans in the Baltic and North Seas. (10 September) (8442)
3 Contingent Liability—Minute from the Department of Communities and Local Government concerning contingent liabilities arising from the closure of the Regional Development Agencies. (3 September) (—)
4 Departmental Performance—
(1) Report and Accounts for 2011–12 of the Wales Office. (7 September) (—)
(2) Report and Accounts for 2011–12 of the Department for Business Innovation and Skills. (10 September) (—)
5 Education—Draft legislation on Reform of provision for children and young people with Special Educational Needs. (3 September) (8438)
6 Energy—
(1) Fuel poverty: changing the framework for measurement : Government consultation document. (18 September) (8440)
(2) Renewable Heat Incentive: Consultation on proposals for a domestic scheme : Government consultation document. (20 September) (8446)
(3) Renewable Heat Incentive: Expanding the non domestic scheme : Government consultation document. (20 September) (8447)
(4) Renewable Heat Incentive: Air to Water Heat Pumps and Energy from Waste : Government consultation document. (20 September) (8448)
7 Explanatory Memorandum (Revised)—Replacement Explanatory Memorandum to the Glasgow Commonwealth Games Act 2008 (Ticket Touting Offence) (England and Wales and Northern Ireland) Order 2012, originally laid on 18 July. (4 September) (—)
8 Financial Services—
(1) Financial Sector Resolution: broadening the regime : Government consultation document. (1 August) (8419)
(2) Financial Services Bill: the Financial Policy Committee’s macro-prudential tools : Government consultation document. (18 September) (8434)
9 Foreign Affairs—Government response to the Second Report of the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee on British Foreign Policy and the Arab Spring. (18 September) (8436)
10 Foreign and Commonwealth Office—Agreement for the Establishment of the African Legal Support Facility. (13 August) (8427)
11 Health—
(1) Government response to the First Report of the House of Commons Health Committee on Education, Training and Workforce Planning. (6 September) (8435)
(2) Government response to the Third Report of the House of Commons Health Committee on the Government's Alcohol Strategy. (17 September) (8439)
12 Hillsborough—Report of the Hillsborough Independent Panel. (12 September) (—)
13 Housing—Government response to the First Report of the House of Commons Communities and Local Government Committee on Park Homes. (1 August) (8424)
14 Human Rights—Report for 2011–12 to the Joint Committee on Human Rights on the Government's response to human rights judgments. (12 September) (8432)
15 Immigration—Statement of changes in immigration rules, subject to annulment. (5 September) (—)
16 Justice—Draft legislation on Family Justice. (3 September) (8437)
17 Post-legislative Scrutiny—Memorandum from the Department for Communities and Local Government on Post-Legislative Scrutiny of the Greater London Authority Act 2007. (21 September) (8428)
18 Prisons—Report for 2011–12 of the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman for England and Wales. (14 September) (8429)
19 Public Bodies—Government response to the Consultation on an order to give legal effect to the administrative merger of the Crown Prosecution Service and the Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office. (2 August) (8422)
20 Satellite Navigation—Cooperation Agreement between the European Union and its Member States and Norway on Satellite Navigation. (28 September) (8449)
21 Security—Agreement between the United Kingdom and Finland concerning the Mutual Protection of Classified Information. (28 September) (8450)
22 Sentenced Persons—Agreement between the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons. (9 August) (8426)
23 Taxation—
(1) Convention between the United Kingdom and Hungary for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income and on capital gains, with Protocol. (15 August) (8430)
(2) Agreement between the United Kingdom and the Netherlands, in respect of Aruba, for the exchange of information with respect to taxes. (15 August) (8431)
(3) Agreement between the United Kingdom and the United States of America to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement FATCA. (14 September) (8445)
24 Terrorism—Government response to the Seventh Report of the Independent Reviewer on the operation of the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005. (7 September) (8443)
25 Treaty Series—The Supplementary List of Ratifications, Accessions, Withdrawals, etc., Numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4 with Treaty Index for 2011. (28 September) (8451)

Statutory Instruments (Standing Order 70)

The following instruments were laid before the House on the dates shown:

1 Negative Instruments
2 Allocation and Transfer of Proceedings (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2012, laid under the Children Act 1989. 195526 July
3
(1) Police (Amendment No. 3) Regulations 2012. 196027 July
(2) Special Constables (Amendment) Regulations 2012. 196127 July
laid under the Police Act 1996.
4 Land Registration Fee Order 2012, laid under the Land Registration Act 2002. 196927 July
5
(1) Education (Information About Individual Pupils) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012. 191930 July
(2) School Premises (England) Regulations 2012. 194330 July
laid under the Education Act 1996.
6 National Curriculum (Exceptions for First, Second, Third and Fourth Key Stages) (England) Regulations 2012, laid under the Education Act 2002. 192630 July
7 Climate Change Agreements (Administration) Regulations 2012, laid under the Finance Act 2000. 197630 July
8 Bluetongue (Amendment) Regulations 2012, laid under the European Communities Act 1972. 197730 July
9 Local Government Pension Scheme (Miscellaneous) Regulations 2012, laid under the Superannuation Act 1972. 19891 August
10 Caernarfon Harbour Trust (Constitution) Harbour Revision Order 2012, laid under the Harbours Act 1964. 19842 August
11 Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (Amendment) Regulations 2012, laid under the European Communities Act 1972. 20152 August
12 Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Gibraltar) (Amendment) Order 2012, laid under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. 20172 August
13 Magistrates' Courts (Sexual Offences Act 2003) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Rules 2012, laid under the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980. 20183 August
14 Neighbourhood Planning (Prescribed Dates) Regulations 2012, laid under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990. 20307 August
15 Family Procedure (Amendment No.3) Rules 2012, laid under the Courts Act 2003. 20467 August
16
(1) School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Order 2012. 205110 August
(2) Education (School Teachers' Appraisal) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012. 205510 August
laid under the Education Act 2002.
17 Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 (Specified Proceedings) (Amendment No. 2) Order 2012, laid under the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985. 206710 August
18
(1) Police and Crime Commissioner (Disqualification) (Supplementary Provisions) Regulations 2012. 208713 August
(2) Police and Crime Commissioner Elections (Returning Officers' Accounts) Regulations 2012. 208813 August
laid under the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011.
19 Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012, laid under the Local Government Act 2000. 208915 August
20
(1) Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2012. 211216 August
(2) Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (Miscellaneous Provisions) Order 2012. 211316 August
laid under the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006.
21 Police Act 1997 (Criminal Records) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2012, laid under the Police Act 1997. 211416 August
22 Export Control (Syria and Burma Sanctions Amendment) and Miscellaneous Revocations Order 2012, laid under the European Communities Act 1972. 212516 August
23 Licensing and Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation and Other Houses (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2012, laid under the Housing Act 2004. 211117 August
24
(1) Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Prescribed Criteria and Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012. SR31917 August
(2) Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order (Northern Ireland) 2012. SR32017 August
(3) Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Miscellaneous Provisions) Order (Northern Ireland) 2012. SR32217 August
(4) Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012. SR32317 August
laid under the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Northern Ireland) Order 2007.
25 M25 Motorway (Junctions 7 to 16) (Variable Speed Limits) Regulations 2012, laid under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984. 213420 August
26 Home Energy Efficiency Scheme (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012, laid under the Social Security Act 1990. 214021 August
27
(1) Further Education Teachers' Continuing Professional Development and Registration (England) (Revocation) Regulations 2012. 216522 August
(2) Further Education Teachers' Qualifications (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012. 216622 August
laid under the Education Act 2002.
28 London Legacy Development Corporation (Planning Functions) Order 2012, laid under the Localism Act 2011. 216728 August
29 Childcare (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2012, laid under the Childcare Act 2006. 216829 August
30 Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 2) Rules 2012, laid under the Civil Procedure Act 1997. 220829 August
31 European Communities (Iron and Steel Employees Re-adaptation Benefits Scheme) (No. 2) (Revocation) Regulations 2012, laid under the European Communities Act 1972. 22625 September
32 Cosmetic Products (Safety) (Amendment) Regulations 2012, laid under the Consumer Protection Act 1987. 22635 September
33 Insolvency Practitioners and Insolvency Services Account (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2012, laid under the Insolvency Act 1986. 22645 September
34
(1) Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Amendment) (No. 2) (England) Order 2012. 22576 September
(2) Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) (Amendment No. 2) Order 2012. 22746 September
laid under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.
35 Merchant Shipping (Compulsory Insurance of Shipowners for Maritime Claims) Regulations 2012, laid under the Merchant Shipping Act 1995. 22676 September
36 Local Authorities (Capital Finance and Accounting) (England) (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations 2012, laid under the Local Government Act 2003. 22696 September
37 Police and Crime Panels (Precepts and Chief Constable Appointments) Regulations 2012, laid under the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011. 22716 September
38 Street Works (Charges for Unreasonably Prolonged Occupation of the Highway) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012, laid under the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991. 22726 September
39 Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2012, laid under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990. 22756 September
40 Immigration and Nationality (Cost Recovery Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2012, laid under the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. 22766 September
41 Removal and Disposal of Vehicles (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2012, laid under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984. 22776 September
42
(1) Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 (Consequential Amendments ) Order 2012. 22786 September
(2) Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 (Relevant Official Records) Order 2012. 22796 September
laid under the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012.
43 Schools Forums (England) Regulations 2012, laid under the School Standards and Framework Act 1998. 22617 September
44 Feed-in Tariffs (Specified Maximum Capacity and Functions) (Amendment No. 3) Order 2012, laid under the Energy Act 2008. 22687 September
45 Teachers' Pensions (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2012, laid under the Superannuation Act 1972. 22707 September
46 National Health Service (Primary Dental Services) (Amendments Related to Units of Dental Activity) Regulations 2012, laid under the National Health Service Act 2006. 22737 September
47
(1) Smoke Control Areas (Authorised Fuels) (England) (No. 2) Regulations 2012. 22817 September
(2) Smoke Control Areas (Exempted Fireplaces) (England) (No. 2) Order 2012. 22827 September
laid under the Clean Air Act 1993.
48 European Economic Interest Grouping and European Public Limited-Liability Company (Fees) Revocation Regulations 2012, laid under the Finance Act 1973. 23007 September
49 Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships (Accounts and Audit Exemptions and Change of Accounting Framework) Regulations 2012, laid under the European Communities Act 1972. 23017 September
50 Licensing Act 2003 (Forms and Notices) (Amendment) Regulations 2012, laid under the Licensing Act 2003. 229010 September
51 Money Laundering (Amendment) Regulations 2012, laid under the European Communities Act 1972. 229810 September
52 Terrorism Act 2000 and Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (Business in the Regulated Sector) (No. 2) Order 2012, laid under the Terrorism Act 2000. 229910 September
53 Social Fund Cold Weather Payments (General) Amendment Regulations 2012, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992. 228011 September
54 Controlled Waste (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2012, laid under the Environmental Protection Act 1990. 232012 September
55 National Assistance (Assessment of Resources) Amendment (England) Regulations 2012, laid under the National Assistance Act 1948. 233617 September
56 National Health Service (Pharmaceutical Services) Regulations 2012 (Amendment) Regulations 2012, laid under the National Health Service Act 2006. 237117 September
57 Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012, laid under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990. 237217 September
58 Social Fund Cold Weather Payments (General) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2012, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992. 237918 September
59 Misuse of Drugs (Supply to Addicts) (Amendment) Regulations 2012, laid under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971. 239419 September
60 Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) (RCUK Shared Services Centre Limited) Regulations 2012, laid under the Employment Relations Act 1999. 241321 September
61 Electricity and Gas (Competitive Tenders for Smart Meter Communication Licences) Regulations 2012, laid under the Gas Act 1986. 241421 September
62 Early Years Foundation Stage (Exemptions from Learning and Development Requirements) (Amendment) Regulations 2012, laid under the Childcare Act 2006. 24631 October
63 Elected Local Policing Bodies (Specified Information) (Amendment) Order 2012, laid under the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011. 24792 October
64 Local Authority (Duty to Secure Early Years Provision Free of Charge) Regulations 2012, laid under the Childcare Act 2006. 24884 October
65 Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Armed Forces) (Amendment) Order 2012, laid under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984. 25054 October
66 Disclosure and Barring Service (Core Functions) Order 2012, laid under the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012. 25225 October
67 Syria (European Union Financial Sanctions) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2012, laid under the European Communities Act 1972. 25245 October
68 Instruments not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings
69 Civil Courts (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2012, laid under the Senior Courts Act 1981. 195426 July
70 Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2012, laid under the Energy Act 2008. 199930 July
71 Reserve Forces Non Regular Permanent Staff (Redundancy Scheme) Regulations 2012, laid under the Reserve Forces Act 1996. —8 August
72 Immigration (Designation of Travel Bans) (Amendment No. 2) Order 2012, laid under the Immigration Act 1971. 205815 August
73 Scallop Fishing (England) Order 2012, laid under the Sea Fish (Conservation) Act 1967. 22837 September

Negative Instrument

The following instrument was laid before the House:

Draft Modifications to the Standard Conditions of Electricity and Gas Supply Licences, laid under the Energy Act 2008. (—)

Written representation under section 5 of the Constitutional Reform Act 2005

The following paper was laid before the House on 2 August:

The Lord Chief Justice's Review of the Administration of Justice in the Courts.

Papers not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings

The following papers were laid before the House:

1
(1) Air Publication 3393 (13th Edition), Officer Commissioning and Terms of Service.
(2) Air Publication 3392, Volume 7 (2nd Edition), Regulations for the Reserve Air Forces.
(3) Amendment List 41 to Air Publication 1269 (8th Edition), RAF Manual of Medical Management and Administration.
(4) Amendment List 52 to Air Publication 1269A (Assessment of Medical Fitness).
laid under the Air Force (Constitution) Act 1917.
2 Amendment 36 to the Territorial Army Regulations 1978, laid under the Reserve Forces Act 1996.
3
(1) Certificate of the Attorney General concerning the Information Commissioner's Decision Notice of 4 July on disclosure of Cabinet discussion on 13 March 2003 and 17 March 2003.
(2) Information Commissioner's Report to Parliament on the Ministerial veto on disclosure of parts of the minutes of Cabinet meetings in March 2003.
laid under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
4 Report and Accounts for 2011–12 of the Civil Aviation Authority, laid under the Civil Aviation Act 1982.
5 Report and Accounts for 2011–12 of the East of England Development Agency, laid under the Regional Development Agencies Act 1998.
6 Report for 2011–12 of the Chief Electoral Officer for Northern Ireland, laid under the Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006.
7
(1) Report and Accounts for 2011–2012 and Strategic Plan for 2012–2015 of the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
(2) Fitness to Practice Report for 2011–2012 of the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
laid under the Nursing and Midwifery Order 2001.
Air Force (Constitution) Act 1917 > Papers (per Act):