HC Deb 13 July 1936 vol 314 cc1664-5

asked the Attorney-General whether, in view of the unanimous report of the Committee on Ministers' Powers that, until the Crown Proceedings Bill or a similar Measure is passed into law, there will remain a gap in the constitution where the supremacy of the law does not prevail, and of the widspread demand in legal and lay circles for such a Measure, he can now state whether it is proposed to introduce a Bill to supplement the provisions of the Administration of Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1933, and to bring English And Colonial law on this subject more into line with that of His Majesty's Dominions?

The ATTORNEY - GENERAL (Sir Donald Somervell)

This is a subject on which there is a considerable division of opinion, and it is not proposed to introduce a Bill on the lines suggested.

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