HC Deb 24 July 1936 vol 315 c1009

Lords Amendment: In page 39, line 40, leave out from the second "Commission" to the end of the Sub-section, and insert: as respects any land in their area whether it was on the first day of April, nineteen hundred and thirty-six, land in respect of which rates were assessable.

1.25 p.m.


I beg to move, "That this House doth agree with Lords in the said Amendment."

This is a drafting Amendment, necessitated by the fact that the Bill had been amended at an earlier stage so as to render the material date for ascertaining whether land was or was not agricultural land, and, consequently, was or was not assessable to rates, the 1st April, 1936.

Lords Amendment: After the words last inserted, insert: