§ Viscount Whitelaw
My Lords, I beg to move the second Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper.
§ Moved, That the Commons message of 21st October be now considered and that a Select Committee of seven Lords be appointed to join with the Committee appointed by the Commons to examine the processes of enacting private legislation and to consider whether:
- (a) there are any matters of a kind at present dealt with by Private Bill which could more appropriately be dealt with some other way, taking account of the interests both of promoters and other affected parties;
- (b) any changes are desirable in Private Bill procedure; and
- (c) any amendments are desirable to the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936 and the procedure there under;
§ On Question, Motion agreed to.