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Lords Chamber

Volume 116: debated on Thursday 25 April 1940

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House Of Lords

Thursday, 25th April, 1940.

The House met at four of the clock, The LORD CHANCELLOR on the Woolsack.

Government Of India (Adaptation Of Acts Of Parliament) (Amendment) Order,1940

Laid before the House (pursuant to Act) for affirmative Resolution, and referred to the India and Burma Orders Committee.

Agricultural Wages (Regulation) Amendment Bill

Read 3a (according to Order), and passed.

Army And Air Force (Annual)Bill

Read 3a (according to Order), and passed.

Societies (Miscellaneousprovisions) Bill

Read 3a (according to Order), and passed.

House adjourned during pleasure.

House resumed.

Royal Commission

The Royal Assent was given to the following Bills:

  • Solicitors (Emergency Provisions),
  • Special Enactments (Extension of Time),
  • Agricultural Wages (Regulation) Amendment,
  • Army and Air Force (Annual),
  • Societies (Miscellaneous Provisions),
  • Ely Cathedral Canonries,
  • Newcastle and Gateshead Waterworks,
  • Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals,
  • The King Edward the Seventh Welsh National Memorial Association.

House adjourned at eighteen minutes before five o'clock.