§ Lord Beaverbrook
My Lords, on behalf of my noble friend Lord Lucas of Chilworth I beg to introduce a Bill to make provision with respect to the liability of persons for damage caused by defective products; to consolidate with amendments the Consumer Safety Act 1978 and the Consumer Safety (Amendment) Act 1986; to make provision with respect to the giving of price indications; to amend Part I of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and Sections 31 and 80 of the Explosives Act 1875; to repeal the Trade Descriptions Act 1972 and the Fabrics (Misdescription) Act 1913; 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 Beaverbrook.)
§ On Question, Bill read a first time, and to be printed.