HL Deb 28 February 1924 vol 56 cc456-7

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

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

On Question, Motion agreed to.

House in Committee accordingly.

[The EARL OF DONOUGHMORE in the Chair.]

Clauses 1 to 8 agreed to.

Clause 9 :

Amendment as to business in, and officers of, Supreme Court.

9.—(1) Directions under Section twelve of the Supreme Court of Judicature (Officers) Act, 1879, as to the business to be performed in, and the duties of the officers of, the central office of the Supreme Court shall, instead of being given by rules of court, be given by order of the Lord Chancellor.

(2) The clerks employed in the office" of the Supreme Court shall be classified in