§ Order of the Day for the Second Reading read.
§ THE LORD CHANCELLOR
My Lords, as your Lordships will see, this is a Consolidation Bill and, of course, will be referred to the Joint Committee on Consolidation Bills. I beg formally to move the Second Reading of this Bill.
§ Moved, That the Bill be now read 2a.—(The Lord Chancellor.)
§ On Question, Bill read 2a.