HC Deb 09 March 1925 vol 181 c931
73. Captain BOURNE

asked the Home Secretary whether he will consider the advisability of introducing legislation to separate the Probate and Divorce Division from the Admiralty Division of the High Court of Justice and to join the Commercial Court to the Admiralty Division instead?


This question should have been put to my right hon. Friend the Attorney-General, but as he is engaged elsewhere, he has asked me to reply. So important a change as that suggested in my hon. and gallant Friend's question could not be made until after the most careful investigation, and it is obvious that, if legislation is required for the purpose, it could not be introduced this year.

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