HL Deb 27 October 1959 vol 219 c33

My Lords, I beg to move, That this House, in discharge of its constitutional duty to act as the ultimate appellate tribunal in appeals from England, Scotland and Northern Ireland, Orders that a Committee, which shall include all Lords qualified under section five of the Appellate Jurisdiction Act, 1876, as amended by any subsequent enactment, be appointed to hear, during the present Session, such Appeals as may be referred to them, in order to secure the clue expedition of public and judicial business; and that the Committee have leave to report to the House from time to time.

Moved accordingly, and, on Question, Motion agreed to.

Committee for the Journals—Appointed.

Appeal Committee—Appointed.

Stoppages in the Streets—Order to prevent, renewed.