HL Deb 23 January 1962 vol 236 c834

My Lords, I beg leave to introduce a Bill to amend with regard to certain matters, and empower Her Majesty in Council to amend with regard to others, the law concerning the administration of justice in Northern Ireland; to enlarge the legislative power of the Parliament of Northern Ireland; to amend other law applicable to Northern Ireland; to lay down a rule for interpreting, in the application to Northern Ireland of Acts of Parliament, certain expressions commonly used therein; and to repeal obsolete, unnecessary or spent enactments applying to Northern Ireland. My Lords, I beg to move that this Bill be now read a first time.

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

On Question, Bill read 1aand to be printed.