HC Deb 30 May 1935 vol 302 c1342

I beg to move, in page 199, line 6, to leave out from "or," to "any," in line 10.

These Amendments also are consequential.

Amendment agreed to.

Further Amendment made: In page 199, line 14, leave out lines 14 to 18, and insert: (4) Provision may be made by an Act of the 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 the 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 in India or Burma, and safeguarding confidential matter from disclosure= as may be made by the Governor exercising his indivdual judgment."—[Mr. Butler.]