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Court of Judicature, Northern Ireland

Deferred Division – in the House of Commons at 11:00 pm on 17th July 2013.

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  • Division number 64
    A majority of MPs voted in favour of rules implementing the introduction of "closed material proceedings" to the civil courts in Northern Ireland; the procedure involves making material deemed national security-sensitive available to the court and a special advocate but not parties to the case.

That the rules of the Court of Judicature (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) 2013 (S.R. (N.I), 2013, No. 175), dated 26 June 2013, a copy of which was laid before this House on 27 June, be approved.

The House divided:

Ayes 301, Noes 203.

Division number 64 The Rules of the Court of Judicature (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) 2013 — Closed Material Proceedure

A majority of MPs voted in favour of rules implementing the introduction of "closed material proceedings" to the civil courts in Northern Ireland; the procedure involves making material deemed national security-sensitive available to the court and a special advocate but not parties to the case.

Aye: 301 MPs

No: 203 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

Absent: 146 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly agreed to.