HL Deb 31 March 1998 vol 588 cc264-5

10.12 p.m.

Lord Hardie

I beg to move the regulations en bloc. The regulations make provision for the uprating of eligibility limits and for another necessary change to the system of legal aid in Scotland. The Law Society of Scotland has written to noble Lords indicating that it has no adverse comments about the regulations. I commend the regulations to your Lordships' House.

Moved, That the draft regulations laid before the House on 4th March be approved [26th Report from the Joint Committee](Lord Hardie.)

Lord Burnham

My Lords, I thank the noble and learned Lord for presenting these regulations to the House. We are entirely happy with them as they stand.

Lord Thomas of Gresford

My Lords, we have considered these draft regulations and are entirely happy with them. We have no further comment to make.

On Question, Motion agreed to.