§ [Nos. 55 and 56]
Schedule 6, page 55, line 6, at end insert —
( ) In each of subsections (3) and (4) of that section the words and giving evidence' shall be omitted.
( ) After subsection (4) of that section insert the following subsection —
(4A) References in subsections (3) and (4) above to a witness include any person who is a witness to character only and in respect of whom the court certifies that the interests of justice required his attendance, but no sums shall be payable in pursuance of an order made under this section to or in respect of any witness who is a witness to character only and in respect of whom no such certificate is given."
Schedule 6, page 55, page 55, line 39, at end insert
(c) where an information is not proceeded with, as mentioned in section (Award of costs where information or complaint is not proceeded with) (1) of the Courts Act 1971
§ THE LORD CHANCELLOR
My Lords, I beg to move that this House doth agree with the Commons in their Amendments Nos. 55 and 56. No. 55 I spoke to with Amendment No. 33, and No. 56 with Amendment No. 35.
§ Moved, That this House doth agree with the Commons in the said Amendments—(The Lord Chancellor.)
§ On Question, Motion agreed to.