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Business without Debate

Volume 485: debated on Tuesday 16 December 2008

Delegated Legislation

If it is convenient for the House, we shall take motions 4 to 8 together.

Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 118(6)),

Defence

That the draft Armed Forces (Alignment of Service Discipline Acts) (No. 2) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 21 October, in the previous Session of Parliament, be approved.

Banks and Banking

That the draft Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander Limited (Determination of Compensation) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 3 December, be approved.

That the draft Heritable Bank plc (Determination of Compensation) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 3 December, be approved.

That the draft Bradford and Bingley plc Compensation Scheme Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 3 December, be approved.

Rehabilitation of Offenders

That the draft Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 29 October, in the previous Session of Parliament, be approved.—(Ian Lucas.)

Question agreed to.

Regulatory Reform

Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 18(1)),

That the draft Legislative Reform (Verification of Weighing and Measuring Equipment) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 20 October, in the previous Session of Parliament, be approved.—(Ian Lucas.)

Question agreed to.

Adjournment (Christmas)

Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 25),

That this House, at its rising on Thursday 18 December, do adjourn till Monday 12 January 2009.—(Ian Lucas.)

The Speaker’s opinion as to the decision of the Question being challenged, the Division was deferred until Wednesday 17 December (Standing Order No. 41A).