HC Deb 16 December 1948 vol 459 cc1392-3

"to provide for the making of payments in respect of jury service in Great Britain; to abolish special juries in Great Britain except in commercial causes tried in London: to abolish the privilege of landed persons in relation to jury trial in Scotland; to empower the Parliament of Northern Ireland to make laws providing for the payment of jurors in His Majesty's High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland and the abolition of special juries in that Court; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid," presented by Mr. Ede; supported by Mr. Woodburn, the Attorney-General, the Lord Advocate and Mr. Younger; read the First time; to be read a Second time upon Tuesday, 18th January, and to be printed. [Bill 45.]