§ 2.56 p.m.
§ THE LORD CHANCELLOR (LORD GARDINER)
My Lords, I beg leave to introduce a Bill to consolidate the Rent and Mortgage Interest Restrictions Acts 1920 to 1939, the Furnished Houses (Rent Control) Act 1946, the Landlord and Tenant (Rent Control) Act 1949, Part II of the Housing Repairs and Rents Act 1954, the Rent Act 1957 (except Section 16 thereof), the Rent Act 1965 (except Part III thereof) and other related enactments. I beg to move that this Bill be read a first time.
§ Moved, That the Bill be now read 1a.—(The Lord Chancellor.)
§ On Question, Bill read 1a, and to be printed.