HL Deb 31 January 1957 vol 201 c343

My Lords, I beg to introduce a Bill to make provision for persons charged with certain summary offences to plead guilty without appearing before the court, and as to the proof before the magistrates' courts of certain matters; and for other purposes connected with the purposes aforesaid. I beg to move that this Bill be now read a first time.

Moved That the Bill be now read la—(The Lord Chancellor.)

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