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Gun Barrel Proof Bill Hl

Volume 387: debated on Thursday 10 November 1977

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3.23 p.m.

My Lords, I beg to introduce a Bill to make provision to enable the United Kingdom to accede to a Convention for the Reciprocal Recognition of Proof Marks of Small Arms done at Brussels on 1st July 1969; to amend the Gun Barrel Proof Act 1868; to extend that Act and the Gun Barrel Proof Act 1950 to Scotland and Northern Ireland; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid. I beg to move that this Bill be now read a first time.

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

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