HC Deb 02 July 1982 vol 26 c1171

Lords amendment: No. 17, in page 12, line 31, leave out subsection (1) and insert— (1) Notwithstanding anything in section 298 of the Public Health Act 1936 or section 253 of the Public Health Act 1875 or any other enactment, a constable may take proceedings in respect of an offence against a byelaw made by a relevant local authority under any enactment without the consent of the Attorney General. (1A) In subsection (1) above "relevant local authority" means—

  1. (a) a local authority, as defined in section 270 of the Local Government Act 1972; and
  2. (b) any body that was the predecessor of a local authority as so defined."

Mr. Raison

I beg to move, That this House doth agree with the Lords in the said amendment.

This is purely a drafting amendment which I hope will receive the approval of the House.

Question put and agreed to.

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