HC Deb 25 July 1950 vol 478 c234
36. Lieut.-Commander Clark Hutchison

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement regarding the bringing into force of the provisions of the Legal Aid (Scotland) Act, 1949, in terms of Section 17 (4) of that Act.

The Joint Under-Secretary of State for Scotland (Miss Herbison)

It is hoped to bring the Legal Aid (Scotland) Act, 1949, into force for the purpose of civil proceedings in the Court of Session and the sheriff court, except those excluded by the Act, on 2nd October next, and all necessary arrangements are being made to enable this to be done.

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