HL Deb 12 July 1922 vol 51 c417

Order of the Day for the House to be put into Committee read.

Moved, That the House do now resolve itself into Committee.—(Lord Somerleyton.)

On Question, Motion agreed to.

House in Committee accordingly.

[The EARL of DONOUGHMOBE in the Chair.]

Clauses 1 to 5 agreed to.

Clause 6:

Short title and application

6.—(1) This Act may be cited as the Sale, of Tea Act, 1922.

(2) This Act shall not apply to Ireland.

LORD SOMERLEYTON moved, at the end of the clause, to insert as a new subsection— (3) This Act shall come into operation on the first day of September nineteen hundred and twenty-two. The noble Lord said: It is necessary to give the trade this interval in order to arrange for the supply of labels. It was not necessary in the Bill as introduced in the House of Commons as the order as to labels was not then compulsory.

Amendment moved — Clause 6, page 2, line 36, at end insert the said new subsection.—(Lord Somerleyton.)

On Question, Amendment agreed to.

Clause 6, as amended, agreed to.

Schedule agreed to.