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Clause 1—(Scope And General Conditions Of Legal Aid)

Volume 465: debated on Tuesday 31 May 1949

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8.30 p.m.

I beg to move, in page 2, line 20, to leave out "avoid," and to insert "prevent."

This Amendment was suggested by the hon. and gallant Member for West Edinburgh (Lieut.-Commander Hutchison). It makes for greater clarity.

I am glad that the Government have seen fit to make this change of word. I agree with the Secretary of State that it will make for greater clarity.

Amendment agreed to.

Further Amendment made: In page 2, line 22, after "in," insert "connection with."—[ Mr. Woodburn.]