§ 1. Mr. BERNAYS
asked the Secretary of State for India whether his attention has been drawn to the case of the Punjab conspiracy trial, the hearing of which began on 19th November, 1930, and continued until 13th December, 1933; and whether he will make representations to the Government of India as to the urgency of the reform of the procedure of the India criminal courts?
§ The SECRETARY of STATE for INDIA (Sir Samuel Hoare)
Yes, Sir. I took up some time ago with the Government of India the whole question of expediting criminal procedure. The matter is at present engaging their attention.