§ LORD BESWICK
My Lords, I beg leave to introduce a Bill to amend the law relating to societies and branches registered under the Friendly Societies Act 1896, to make other amendments to facilitate the consolidation of the Friendly Societies Acts 1896 to 1968; and for purposes connected therewith. I beg to move that this Bill be now read a first time.
§ Moved, That the Bill be now read 1a. —(Lord Beswick).
§ On Question, Bill read 1a and to be printed.