HL Deb 24 October 2000 vol 618 cc272-3

13. The provisions of Schedule 7 to the Companies Act 1985 substituted by section 133 of this Act shall, in the case of any company (within the meaning of that Act), apply only in relation to directors' reports for financial years beginning on or after the first anniversary of the date which is the relevant date for the company for the purposes of paragraph 12.").

In the Title:

[Amendments Nos. 323 and 324 not moved.]

Lord Bach moved Amendment No. 325: Line 8, after ("1985;") insert ("to make pre-consolidation amendments relating to European Parliamentary elections;").

The noble Lord said: This amendment was spoken to with Amendment No. 280B. I beg to move.

Title, as amended, agreed to.

House resumed: Bill reported with amendments.

Lord Carter

My Lords, before we move on to the next business, I should like to offer my sincere thanks to the Opposition Chief Whip, the Opposition Front Bench, the Liberal Democrat Front Bench and the Back Benches of all parties. We reached the target that we were hoping for, which leaves us time to make progress on the next Bill. I am truly grateful for the cooperation that has been demonstrated by the whole House.