§ THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR DEFENCE (LORD CARRINGTON)
My Lords, I beg leave to introduce a Bill to transfer to the Secretary of State the Weapons Group of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, and for connected purposes; and to modify Section 2 of the Atomic Energy Authority Act 1954 in respect of the Authority's power to do work on explosive nuclear devices. I beg to move that the Bill be now read a first time.
§ Moved, That the Bill be now read 1a.—(Lord Carrington.)
§ On Question, Bill read 1a, and to be printed.