HC Deb 27 May 1935 vol 302 c849

Amendments made: In page 43, line 32, leave out from "court, "to the second "or, "in line 35.

Leave out lines 39 to 42, and insert: (4) Provision may be made by an Act of the Provincial Legislature for the punishment, on conviction before a court, of persons who refuse to give evidence or produce documents before a committee of a Chamber when duly required by the chairman of a committee so to do: Provided that any such Act shall have effect subject to such rules for regulating the attendance before such committees of persons who are, or have been, in the service of the Crown of India, and safeguarding confidential matter from disclosure, as may be made by the Governor exercising his individual judgment."—[Sir S. Hoare.]