HL Deb 28 July 1981 vol 423 cc674-5

44 Schedule 3, page 103, line 22, at end insert— 20A. In section 186 (proof of service of summonses, &c.)—

  1. (a) in subsection (2), for "fifty pounds" substitute "the statutory maximum"; and
  2. (b) add after subsection (2):—
'(3) In subsection (2) of this section "the statutory maximum" means the prescribed sum within the meaning of section 32 of the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980.".'.

The Lord Chancellor

My Lords, I am informed on the best authority that this is a highly technical amendment. I beg to move that this House doth agree with the Commons in their Amendment No. 44.

Moved, That this House doth agree with the Commons in the said amendment.—(The Lord Chancellor.)

On Question, Motion agreed to.