HC Deb 27 April 1948 vol 450 c344

Amendments made: In page 175, line r8, leave out "whose clerk is registration officer," and insert: of any county or county borough in which the constituency in question is wholly or partly situated and, where more than one council is concerned, shall be paid by them in such proportion as the Secretary of State may direct; and any expenses payable by virtue of this sub-paragraph—

  1. (a) by a county council shall be paid out of the poor rate as as county at large charge;
  2. (b) by the council of a county borough shall be paid out of the rate or fund out of which the general expenses of the council are paid."

In page 176, line 1, leave out "subsections (2) and (3)," and insert "subsection (2)."

Leave out lines 19 to 22.

In line 37, at end, insert: 3. In the Sheriffs Act, 1887, the expression 'writ,' shall be taken as not including a writ for a parliamentary election.

In page 177, line 15, after "to," insert" jurors books for."—[Mr. Younger.]

Schedule, as amended, agreed to.