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Solicitors Bill Hl

Volume 116: debated on Tuesday 30 April 1940

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My Lords, I beg leave to introduce a Bill to establish a fund for relief in certain cases of losses due to dishonesty of solicitors, to reduce the stamp duties on solicitors' practising certificates, to require accountants' certificates as to compliance with the Solicitors' Accounts Rules, to make provision with respect to the membership of the Law Society and with respect to the Council and committees thereof, to amend the enactments relating to solicitors, and for purposes connected therewith. I move that the Bill be read a first time.

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

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