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2012-13 (245)

Thursday 10 May 2012

Papers

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 Courts—Government response to the 21st Report of the House of Commons Public Administration Committee on the proposed abolition of the Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council. () (8354)
2 Broadcasting—Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General on the BBC's approach to managing the cost of its support functions, together with the response of the BBC Trust. () (—)
3 Contingent Liability—Minute from the Department of Culture, Media and Sport concerning a contingent liability of the Board of Trustees of the Tate Gallery in relation to the construction of the extension to Tate Modern. () (—)

Legislative Reform Order

The following order was laid before the House under section 14 of the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006 together with an explanatory document recommending the negative resolution procedure:

Draft Legislative Reform (Annual Review of Local Authorities) Order 2012.

Public Bodies Order

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

Draft Public Bodies (Abolition of Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Courts Administration and the Public Guardian Board) Order 2012.

Affirmative Instruments

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

1 Draft Counter-Terrorism Act 2008 (Code of Practice for the Video Recording with Sound of Post-Charge Questioning) Order 2012, laid under the Counter-Terrorism Act 2008.
2 Draft Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revision of Codes C, G and H) Order 2012, laid under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984.
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(1) Draft Terrorism Act 2000 (Video Recording with Sound of Interviews and Associated Code of Practice) Order 2012.
(2) Draft Terrorism Act 2000 (Codes of Practice for the Exercise of Stop and Search Powers) Order 2012.
laid under the Terrorism Act 2000.

Negative Instruments

The following instruments were laid before the House:

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(1) Environmental Protection Act 1990 (Amendment of Fixed Penalty Amount) (England) Order 2012. (1150)
(2) Environmental Offences (Fixed Penalties) (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations 2012. (1151)
laid under the Environmental Protection Act 1990.
2 Control of Dogs (Designation of the Common Council of the City of London as a Secondary Authority) Order 2012, laid under the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005. (1223)
3 Penalty Charges Enforcement (London) Regulations 2012, laid under the London Local Authorities Act 2007. (1234)
4 Export Control (Iran Sanctions) Order 2012, laid under the European Communities Act 1972. (1243)
5 Proposal by the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport to designate Baroness Shephard of Northwold, Mr Ian David Muspratt and Mr James Anthony Lake (Chair and Vice-Chairs of the Video Standards Council), jointly as the authority to determine the suitability of video games for classification, laid under the Video Recordings Act 1984. (—)

Papers not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings

The following papers were laid before the House:

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(1) Revised Code of Practice for the detention, treatment and questioning of persons by police officers (Code C).
(2) Revised Code of Practice for the statutory power of arrest by police officers (Code G).
(3) Revised Code of Practice for the detention, treatment and questioning of persons in police detention under section 41 of, and Schedule 8 to, the Terrorism Act 2000, and section 22 of the Counter-Terrorism Act 2008 (Code H).
laid under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984.
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(1) Code of Practice (Northern Ireland) for the Authorisation and Exercise of Stop and Search Powers Relating to sections 43, 43A and 47A of, and Schedule 6B to, the Terrorism Act 2000.
(2) Code of Practice (England, Wales and Scotland) for the Authorisation and Exercise of Stop and Search Powers Relating to sections 43, 43A and 47A of, and Schedule 6B to, the Terrorism Act 2000.
(3) Draft Code of Practice for the video recording with sound of interviews of persons detained under section 41 of, or Schedule 7 to, the Terrorism Act 2000 and post-charge questioning of persons authorised under sections 22 and 23 of the Counter-Terrorism Act 2008.
laid under the Terrorism Act 2000.
3 Report and Accounts for 2011–12 of the Higher Education Funding Council for England, laid under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992.
4 Report and Accounts for 2010–11 of the Technology Strategy Board, laid under the Science and Technology Act 1965.