HC Deb 20 December 1916 vol 88 c1560

The offices of Food Controller and Shipping Controller and the Ministry of Food and the Ministry of Shipping shall cease to exist on the termination of a period of twelve months after the conclusion of the present War, or such earlier date as may be fixed by His Majesty in Council, and then any appointments made under the powers conferred by this Act shall be determined, and any powers or duties which have been transferred to the Food Controller or to the Shipping Controller under this Act shall, without prejudice to any action taken in pursuance of those powers or duties, revert to the Department or authority from which they were transferred.

Amendments made: After the word "Controller" ["Food Controller"], insert the words "and of the President of the Air Board."

After the word "Shipping" ["Ministry of Shipping"], insert the words "and the Air Board."

After the word "Controller" ["transferred to the Food Controller"], insert the words "or to the Air Board."—[Sir G. Cave.]