HL Deb 26 May 1950 vol 167 c559

11.35 a.m.


My Lords, on behalf of my noble and learned friend the Lord Chancellor, who is absent in Scotland fulfilling an important engagement of long standing, I beg leave to introduce a Bill to consolidate the enactments relating to the adoption of children with such corrections and improvements as may be authorised under the Consolidation of Enactments (Procedure) Act, 1949; and to move that the Bill be read a first time.

Moved, That the Bill be now read 1a.—(The Earl of Lucan.)

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

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