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Consolidation Bills

Volume 212: debated on Wednesday 5 November 1958

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My Lords, on behalf of my noble and learned friend the Lord Chancellor, I beg to move the Motion standing in his name on the Order Paper.

Moved, That a Committee of six Lords be appointed to join with a Committee of the House of Commons as a Joint Committee on Consolidation Bills (including Bills for consolidating Private Acts), Statute Law Revision Bills and Bills presented under the Consolidation of Enactments (Procedure) Act, 1949, in the present Session;

That the Memoranda laid and any representations made with respect thereto under the said Act be referred to the Joint Committee;

That the Lords following be named of the Committee:

  • L. Derwent,
  • L. Rathcreedan,
  • L. Terrington,
  • L. Cawley,
  • L. Jessel,
  • L. Broughshane;

That such Committee have power to agree with the Committee of the House of Commons in the appointment of a Chairman.—( Earl St. Aldwyn)

On Question Motion agreed to: Ordered, That a Message be sent to the Commons to acquaint them therewith and to request that they appoint six Members of that House to be joined with the said Committee.