HC Deb 20 June 1951 vol 489 c634

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

[Colonel Sir CHARLES MACANDREW in the Chair]

Resolved: That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to provide for protecting the interests of persons called up or volunteering for certain naval, military or air force service, or doing work or training by virtue of section seventeen of the National Service Act, 1948, and of other persons consequently affected, in respect of civil rights and liabilities of theirs, it is expedient to authorise payment out of moneys provided by Parliament of any increase in the sums so payable under any other enactment which is attributable to the said Act of the present Session so far as it contains provisions (including retrospective provisions)—

  1. (a) for the making by public or local authorities of payments to or in respect of persons leaving their civil occupations in order to perform service in the Armed Forces of a description specified in the Act, and for extending any enactments relating to remuneration for service in civil occupations so as to apply to such payments;
  2. (b) for amending the law relating to persons who have been justices' clerks or collecting officers or employees of justices' clerks or collecting officers and who enter on service of a description specified in the Act before section nineteen of the Justices of the Peace Act, 1949, comes into force.—[Mr. Marquand.]