HC Deb 19 February 1948 vol 447 c1450
Mr. J. Edwards

I beg to move, in page 33, line 9, at the end, to insert: (4) In any proceedings under this section, the power of a judge under subsection (1) of section eighty-eight of the County Courts Act, 1934, to summon one or more persons to act as assessors may be exercised notwithstanding that no application is made in that behalf by any party to the proceedings. This meets an undertaking given in Committee to amend the County Courts Act, 1934, so as to enable a judge hearing a valuation appeal to summon one or more assessors to sit with him at his own discretion. Under that Act he may do so only if either of the parties asks for it.

Amendment agreed to.