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House of Lords written question – answered on 12th December 2011.

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Photo of Lord Kennedy of Southwark Lord Kennedy of Southwark Opposition Whip (Lords)

To ask Her Majesty's Government what legislation, passed during the 2005-10 Parliament, is the responsibility of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and has yet to be brought into force, either in full or in part.

Photo of Lord Howell of Guildford Lord Howell of Guildford Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (International Energy Policy)

During the 2005-10 Parliament, five Acts of Parliament were passed for which the Foreign and Commonwealth Office is responsible. Those Acts have been fully brought into force.

The Bills that were led on by the FCO during their parliamentary passage during the 2005-10 Parliament were:

European Union Accessions Act 2006;International Tribunals (Sierra Leone) Act 2007;European Union Amendment Act 2008;Geneva Conventions and United Nations Personnel (Protocols) Act 2009; andCluster Munitions (Prohibitions) Act 2010.

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