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Clause 4—(Interpretation, Citation, Extent And Commencement)

Volume 527: debated on Friday 21 May 1954

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Amendments made: In page 2, line 33 leave out from beginning, to "and," in line 34, and insert:

(a) expressions used have, in relation to England and Wales, the same meanings as in the Protection of Animals Act, 1911, and. in relation to Scotland, the same meanings as in the Protection of Animals (Scotland) Act, 1912.

In line 35, leave out "the said Act of 1911." and insert "any enactment."

In line 36, leave out "Act," and insert "enactment."

In line 39, leave out from "1954," to end of line 42.

In line 43, leave out "to Scotland or."—[ Sir T. Moore.]

Motion made, and Question proposed, "That the Bill be now read the Third time."

1.56 p.m.

I support the Third Reading, not only formally, but most sincerely and with many thanks to all those people inside and outside this House who have helped considerably towards making this a better Bill than it was originally.

Question put, and agreed to.

Bill accordingly read the Third time, and passed.