HC Deb 22 April 1909 vol 3 cc1675-6

The following Bills were presented and read the first time:—

Mr. ELLIS GRIFFITH—Dogs (Exemption)—Bill to exempt dogs from painful experiments. (To be read a second time, 28th April.)

Mr. ROBERT HARCOURT—Theatres and Music Halls—Bill to abolish the powers of the Lord Chamberlain in respect of stage plays, and to vest in local authorities the licensing of theatres, music halls, and places of public entertainment. (To be read a second time, 27th April.)

Mr. BEALE—Postal Packets (Lotteries).—Bill to confer on the Postmaster-General further powers to prevent the circulation of letters and postal packets relating to Lotteries. (To be read a second time. 18th May.)

Mr. RAWLINSON—Rule Committee.—Bill to amend the Judicature Acts, 1873 to 1894, with respect to the persons in whom the power of making Rules of Court under those Acts is vested. (To be read a second time, 26th April.)