All statutory instruments laid before the House are accompanied by an Explanatory Memorandum presented by command of Her Majesty, unless otherwise indicated.
The following papers were presented to the House by command of Her Majesty:
1 Finance—Treasury Minutes on the Fifty-Sixth, the Seventy-First, the Seventy-Sixth and the Seventy-Eighth Reports, Session 2010–12, from the Committee of Public Accounts. () (8352)
2 Elections—A Green Paper on future electoral arrangements for the National Assembly for Wales : Government consultation document. () (8357)
3 Contingent Liability—Minute from the Ministry of Defence concerning a contingent liability for Strategic Weapon System Support Activities Outsource Contract at RNAD Coulport. () (—)
Statutory Instruments (Standing Order 70)
The following negative instruments were laid before the House on 18 May:
(1) Health Education England (Establishment and Constitution) Order 2012. (1273)
(2) Health Education England Regulations 2012. (1290)
laid under the National Health Service Act 2006.
2 Education (School Performance Information) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012, laid under the Education Act 1996. (1274)
3 Education (Exemption from School Inspection) (England) Regulations 2012, laid under the Education Act 2005. (1293)
Public Bodies Orders
The following orders were laid before the House under section 11 of the Public Bodies Act 2011:
1 Draft Public Bodies (Abolition of Environment Protection Advisory Committees) Order 2012
2 Draft Public Bodies (Abolition of Regional and Local Fisheries Advisory Committees) Order 2012
The following instruments were laid before the House:
(1) Non-Domestic Rating (Waterways) (England) Regulations 2012. (1291)
(2) Central Rating List (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012. (1292)
laid under the Local Government Finance Act 1988.
2 Education (Student Loans) (Repayment) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2012, laid under the Teaching and Higher Education Act 1998. (1309)
(1) Misuse of Drugs (Designation) (Amendment No. 2) (England, Wales and Scotland) Order 2012. (1310)
(2) Misuse of Drugs (Amendment No. 3) (England, Wales and Scotland) Regulations 2012. (1311)
laid under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.
4 Community Right to Challenge (Expressions of Interest and Excluded Services) (England) Regulations 2012, laid under the Localism Act 2011. (1313)