HC Deb 15 April 1915 vol 71 c33
4. Mr. BOOTH

asked Mr. Attorney-General whether the Government intends to bring in an Amending Bill to the Courts (Emergency Powers) Act, 1914, having regard to the decision of the Court of Appeal on the 1st instant in the case of Ziman v. Komata Reefs Gold Mining Company, Limited, under which pledgers of marketable securities in England have no protection against lenders who wish to force a sale during the War of the securities pledged although similar pledgers in Scotland are protected?

Mr. WALTER REA (Lord of the Treasury)

The matter is under consideration.