Order for Second Reading read.
(Sir Patrick Mayhew)
I beg to move, That the Bill be now read a Second time.The Bill is a consolidation of the law relating to weights and measures, which was last consolidated in 1963. It has been examined by the Joint Committee on Consolidation, &c., Bills, which has reported that, as amended by it, it represents pure consolidation.
Question put and agreed to.
Bill accordingly read a Second time.
Bill committed to a Committee of the whole House.— [Mr. Archie Hamilton.]