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Evidence And Powers Ofattorney Bill Hl

Volume 116: debated on Tuesday 23 April 1940

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My Lords, I beg leave to introduce a Bill to empower certain officers and other persons to administer oaths and take affidavits, to facilitate the proof in criminal proceedings of documents intercepted in the post, and to make further provision as respects powers of attorney. I beg to move that the Bill be read a first time.

Moved, That the Bill be now read 1a .—( The Lord Chancellor.)

On Question, Bill read 1a , and to be printed.