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Private International Law (Report)

Volume 524: debated on Monday 1 March 1954

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asked the Attorney-General what steps Her Majesty's Government propose to take to implement the recommendations on the law of domicile contained in the First Report of the Committee on Private International Law.

This Report was published only on 18th February and consideration of the far-reaching changes proposed in it is bound to take some time.

The right hon. and learned Gentleman said that he recognises the far-reaching consequences of these proposals, so may we have an assurance at least in connection with the status of married women that the Government will give it early attention?

I cannot give any undertaking as to when it will be dealt with.