§ (1) As soon as may be after the passing of this Act there shall be constituted for the purposes of this Part of this Act Commissioners (to be called the Insurance Commissioners), with a central office in London, and with such branch offices as the Treasury may think fit, and the Commissioners shall be appointed by the Treasury.
§ (2) The Insurance Commissioners may appoint such officers, inspectors, referees, and servants, for the purposes of this Part of this Act as the Commissioners, subject to the approval of the Treasury as to number, may determine, and there shall be paid out of moneys provided by Parliament to the Commissioners and to such officers, inspectors, referees, and servants, such salaries or remuneration as the Treasury may determine; and any expenses incurred by the Treasury or the Commissioners in carrying this Part of this Act into effect, to such extent as the Treasury may sanction, shall be defrayed out of moneys provided by Parliament.
§ (3) The Insurance Commissioners may empower any such inspector to exercise 1590 in respect of any approved society or any branch of an approved society all or any of the powers given by Section seventy-six of the Friendly Societies Act, 1896, to an inspector appointed thereunder:
§ Provided, that any complaint or report as to any such branch as aforesaid made by an inspector under this Sub-section shall be communicated to the central body or other central authority of the society.
§ Amendment made: At the end of Subsection (1), insert the words "and of the Commissioners so appointed one at least shall be a duly qualified medical practitioner who has had personal experience of general practice."—[Mr. Lloyd George.]