HC Deb 28 November 1949 vol 470 cc904-5

Considered in Committee under Standing Order No. 84 (Money Committees).—[King' s Recommendation signified.]

[Mr. BOWLES in the Chair]

Resolved: That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session (hereinafter called "the Justices Act") to amend the law relating to justices of the peace (including stipendiary magistrates), justices' clerks and the administrative and financial arrangements for magistrates' courts, to provide for paying travelling and lodging allowances to members of probation committees and case committees and for enabling probation committees to hold land, to authorise the appointment of interim clerks of the peace in Scotland and for purposes connected therewith, it is expedient to authorise the making of payments as follows:—

To be paid out of moneys provided by Parliament

  1. 1. Any expenses of the Lord Chancellor or the Secretary of State under the Justices Act.
  2. 2. Any increase resulting from the provisions of the Justices Act in the sums which under Part I or Part II of the Local Government Act, 1948, or under section seventy-seven of the Criminal Justice Act, 1948, fall to be paid out of moneys so provided.

To be paid out of the Consolidated Fund

  1. 1. Any increase resulting from the provisions of the Justices Act in any superannuation allowance payable under the Police Magistrates (Superannuation) Acts, 1915 and 1929.
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  3. 2. Any contributions towards the pension under the Justices Act of a stipendiary magistrate which are payable in respect of service as a metropolitan police magistrate.

To be paid into the Exchequer

  1. 1. All sums paid to the Secretary of State by virtue of any provision of the Justices Act relating to the application of fines imposed by courts of summary jurisdiction and of other moneys which are applicable in the same way or are received by iustices' clerks.
  2. 2. Any contributions payable under the Justices Act by local authorities towards the pension of a metropolitan police magistrate."—[Mr. Ede.]

Resolution to be reported Tomorrow.