HC Deb 23 March 1971 vol 814 cc426-7

Amendment proposed: No. 74, in page 62, line 30, at end insert—

(3) In this section 'contract'—

  1. (a) does not include a collective agreement or any part of a collective agreement, and does not include any provisions having effect as a contract by virtue of an order under section 39 of this Act, but
  2. (b) notwithstanding anything in the preceding paragraph, includes so much of any 427 contract of employment as is implied or incorporated in that contract by reference to a collective agreement or by reference to any provisions having effect as mentioned in the preceding paragraph.—[The Solicitor-General.]

Question put, That the Amendment be made:—

The House proceeded to a Division

Mr. Deputy Speaker

I draw the attention of the House to the fact that it is quite out of order to read newspapers in the House.

The House having divided: Ayes 217, Noes 116.

[For Division List 310 see col. 763.]

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