HL Deb 15 February 1938 vol 107 c645

My LOrds, I beg leave to introduce a Bill to amend the law with respect to Assizes and to Quarter Sessions, and with respect to proceedings on the Crown side of the King's Bench Division of the High Court; to enable effect to be given to international conventions affecting English Courts; to extend the jurisdiction of County Courts and to amend the Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act, 1925, and the County Courts Act, 1934; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid; and to move that it be read a first time.

Moved, That the Bill be now read 1a.—(The Lord Chancellor.)

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