HL Deb 04 December 1963 vol 253 cc965-6

My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name upon the Order Paper.

Moved, That in the present Session a Committee of seven Lords be appointed to join with a Committee of the House of Commons as a Joint Committee on Consolidation Bills (whether public or private), Statute Law Revision Bills and Bills prepared pursuant to the Consolidation of Enactments (Procedure) Act 1949:

That the Memoranda laid and any representations made with respect thereto under the said Act be referred to the Joint Committee:

That the Lords following be named of the Committee:—

That such Committee have power to agree with the Committee of the House of Commons in the appointment of a Chairman.—(The Lord Chancellor.)

On Question, Motion agreed to: Ordered, That a Message be sent to the Commons to acquaint them therewith and to request that they appoint seven Members of that House to be joined with the said Committee.