§ THE LORD CHANCELLOR
My Lords, I beg leave to introduce a Bill to consolidate certain enactments relating to excise duties on mechanically-propelled vehicles, and to the licensing and registration of such vehicles, with such corrections and improvements as may be authorised under the Consolidation of Enactments (Procedure) Act, 1949; and to ask 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 be printed.
§ [The Sitting was suspended at seven o'clock, and resumed at a quarter past eight o'clock.]