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Bill Presented

Volume 124: debated on Thursday 17 December 1987

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Firearms (Amendment)

Mr. Secretary Hurd, supported by The Prime Minister, Secretary Sir Geoffrey Howe, Mr. Secretary Walker, Mr. Secretary King, Mr. Kenneth Clarke, Mr. John MacGregor, Mr. Secretary Mr. Richard Luce and Mr. Douglas Hogg, presented a Bill to amend the Firearms Act 1986 and to make further provision for regulating the possession of, and transactions relating to, firearms and ammunition: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time tomorrow and to be printed. [Bill 75.]

Royal Assent

I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1957, that the Queen has signified Her Royal Assent to the following Acts:

  • 1. Scottish Development Agency Act 1987.
  • 2. Urban Development Corporations (Financial Limits) Act 1987.
  • 3. British Waterways Act 1987.
  • 4. British Railways Act 1987.