HL Deb 14 July 1983 vol 443 c898
Lord Lucas of Chilworth

My Lords, I beg to introduce a Bill to make provision for the service of improvement notices and prohibition notices in connection with statutory provisions relating to the safety of ships and hovercraft and other matters; to make further provision with respect to the ascertainment of ships' tonnages for the purposes of Section 503 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1894 and Section 4 of the Merchant Shipping (Oil Pollution) Act 1971; and for connected purposes. I beg to move that this Bill be now read a first time.

Moved, That the Bill be now read a first time.—(Lord Lucas of Chilivorth.)

On Question, Bill read a first time, and to be printed.