§ Order of the Day for the Third Reading read.
§ LORD SHEPHERD
My Lords, I have it in command from Her Majesty the Queen to acquaint the House that Her Majesty, having been informed of the purport of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Bill, has consented to place her prerogative and interest, so far as they are affected by the Bill, at the disposal of Parliament for the purposes of the Bill.
§ Moved, That the Bill be now read 3a.—(Lord Hilton of Upton.)
§ On Question, Bill read 3a, with the Amendment, and passed, and returned to the Commons.