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Savings For Certain Privileges

Volume 116: debated on Wednesday 13 May 1987

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Amendment made: No. 20, in page 38, line 16, leave out from 'requiring' to end of line 20 and insert

'any person to produce any records if he would be entitled to refuse to produce those records in any proceedings in any court on the grounds that they are the subject of legal professional privilege or, in Scotland, that they contain a confidential communication made by or to an advocate or solicitor in that capacity, or as authorising any person to take possession of any records which are in the possession of a person who would be so entitled.'.—[Mr. Howard.]

Clause 47, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.