The 87-year-old peer is accused of 22 sexual offences dating back to the 1960s against nine alleged victims, the majority of whom were 16 or under at the time.
The date of December 7 had already been set to decide if the peer, who suffers from dementia, is well enough to stand trial.
Ms Laws said: “Both parties agree the defendant is unfit to plead and unfit to stand trial. There is no merit in putting off the determination.”
Meanwhile – in the US……………….
He had been on death row since 1992 for the rape of a minor in 1990 in California, and in 2010, Prieto was convicted of two capital murders and a rape in 1988 in Virginia. He has reportedly been connected to six more murders in the two states.