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Statutory Instruments (Explanatory Notes)

Volume 480: debated on Thursday 9 November 1950

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84.

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury if he is aware that the rule forbidding any reference in the explanatory note on a Statutory Instrument to anything not in the Instrument makes it difficult for the note to explain correctly and precisely to laymen what the document means; and if he will consult with the editor of Statutory Instruments with a view to amending the rule.

I am not aware of any general rule of the nature described in the Question.