HL Deb 09 December 1959 vol 220 c175

My Lords, I beg leave to introduce a Bill to make further provision for the punishment of indecent conduct towards young children, and to increase the maximum sentence of imprisonment under the Sexual Offences Act, 1956, for certain existing offences against young girls. I beg to move that the Bill be now read a first time.

Moved, That the Bill be now read 1a.—(The Lord Chancellor.)

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