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Statutory Inquiries (Rules Of Procedure)

Volume 649: debated on Tuesday 21 November 1961

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asked the Attorney-General when he expects to make rules for the regulation of the procedure to be followed in connection with statutory inquiries held by or on behalf of Ministers in accordance with Section 7A of the Tribunals and Inquiries Act, 1958, as amended by Section 33 of the Town and Country Planning Act, 1959; and whether he has yet consulted the Council on Tribunals in this connection.

My noble Friend the Lord Chancellor is at present engaged in consulting the Council on Tribunals about rules of procedure for planning appeals and for inquiries relating to the compulsory purchase of land by local authorities. Draft rules have been submitted to the Council for its comments and my noble Friend will be in a position to make the rules as soon as he has had an opportunity of considering the views of the Council.