HC Deb 01 August 1919 vol 118 cc2471-2

So much of Section twenty-three of the Metropolitan Police Act, 1829, as limits the annual sum to be provided for the purposes of the Metropolitan Police, and so much of Section one-hundred and ninety-seven of the Municipal Cor- porations Act, 1882, as limits the amount of the watch rate, and so much of any local Act as limits any rate which may be raised for the purposes of the police, shall cease to have effect.


I beg to move, after "1829" ["Police Act, 1829"], to insert the words "as amended by any subsequent enactment. This is simply to ensure that the provisions of the Act of 1829 in so far as they have been amended shall have force.

Amendment agreed to