Standing Orders (Public Business)

– in the House of Lords at 3:17 pm on 29th January 2003.

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Photo of Lord Williams of Mostyn Lord Williams of Mostyn President of the Council, Privy Council Office, Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Lords 3:17 pm, 29th January 2003

My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. The first amendment implements a recommendation to which your Lordships agreed on 15th January and the second and third correct drafting errors.

Moved, That the Standing Orders relating to public business be amended as follows:

Standing Order 42 (Business of which notice is not necessary) In paragraph (3), after the first sentence insert "On Thursdays Bills may also be presented after Starred Questions in the afternoon."

Standing Order 73 (Affirmative Instruments) In paragraph (1)(a) leave out "Schedule 1" and insert "the Schedule".

Standing Order 74 (Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments) In paragraph (1) leave out "Schedule 1" and insert "the Schedule".—(Lord Williams of Mostyn.)

On Question, Motion agreed to.