HL Deb 08 November 1961 vol 235 c350

My Lords, on behalf of my noble friend Lord Craigton, who is absent in Scotland on Government business, I beg leave to introduce a Bill to make provision in Scotland for the grant by licensing courts of new forms of certificate for the sale by retail of exciseable liquor; to amend the law in Scotland regarding the sale and supply of exciseable liquor and regarding licensed premises and clubs; to prescribe the hours during which premises in Scotland licensed for the sale and supply of exciseable liquor for consumption off the premises may remain open for the serving of customers with such liquor; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid. I beg to move that this Bill be now read a first time.

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

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