HL Deb 21 December 1937 vol 107 cc533-4

My Lords, I beg leave to introduce a Bill to amend the Infanticide Act, 1922—namely, a Bill to provide that a woman who wilfully causes the death of her child may under certain conditions be convicted of infanticide; and to move that it be now read a first time.

Moved, That the Bill be now read 1a.—(Viscount Dawson of Penn.)

On Question, Bill read 1a, and to be printed.