§ THE LORD CHANCELLOR
My Lords, I beg leave to introduce a Bill to amend the law relating to justices of the peace (including stipendiary magistrates), justices' clerks and the administrative and financial arrangements for magistrates' courts, to provide for paying travelling and lodging allowances to members of probation committees and 1368 case committees, and for enabling probation committees to hold land, to authorise the appointment of interim clerks of the peace in Scotland; and for purposes connected therewith. I beg to move that the Bill be read a first time.
§ Moved, That the Bill be now read 1a.—(The Lord Chancellor.)
§ On Question, Bill read 1a; and to be printed.