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 Welfare—Government response to the consultation on the future of the Independent Living Fund. () (8420)
2 Health—Government response to the 5th Report of the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee on the Regulation of medical implants in the EU and UK. () (8496)
3 Energy—Government response to the consultations on solar PV support, biomass affordability and retaining the minimum calorific value requirement in the Renewables Obligation. () (—)
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 Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council) Order 2013.
The following instrument was laid before the House for approval by resolution:
Draft Parental Leave (EU Directive) Regulations 2013, laid under the European Communities Act 1972.
The following instruments were laid before the House:
(1) Council Tax (Administration and Enforcement) (Amendment) (No. 2) (England) Regulations 2012. (3086)
(2) Council Tax (Demand Notices) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012. (3087)
laid under the Local Government Finance Act 1992.
2 Milton Keynes (Urban Area and Planning Functions) (Revocation) Order 2012, laid under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993. (3099)
3 Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 (Consequential Amendments to Subordinate Legislation) (England and Wales) Order 2012, laid under the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009. (3112)
4 Payments in Euro (Credit Transfers and Direct Debits) Regulations 2012, laid under the European Communities Act 1972. (3122)
5 Public Lending Right Scheme 1982 (Commencement of Variation) (No. 2) Order 2012, laid under the Public Lending Right Act 1979. (3123)
6 Proposal by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport to designate the President, Vice Presidents and Director of the British Board of Film Classification, jointly, as the authority to determine the suitability of video works for classification and as the authority for making arrangements for matters specified in the Video Recordings Act 1984 with respect to video works, laid under the Video Recordings Act 1984. (—)
Papers not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings
The following papers were laid before the House:
1 Direction given by the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority Designation of Harwell (Modification and Revocation Direction No. 1), laid under the Energy Act 2004.
2 Report for the year ended 30 April 2012 on the Export of Objects of Cultural Interest, laid under the Export Control Act 2002.
3 Report and Accounts for 2011–12 of The Sea Fish Industry Authority, laid under the Fisheries Act 1981.
4 Accounts for 2011–12 of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland Lottery Distribution Account, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the National Lottery etc. Act 1993.
5 8th Report by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport for the year ended 28 December 2011 on the Secretary of State’s functions, laid under the Communications Act 2003.
6 Report of the Law Commission on Contempt of Court, laid under the Law Commissions Act 1965.
7 5th Report for the year ended 31 July 2012 of the Independent Reviewer of the Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Act 2007, laid under the Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Act 2007.