HL Deb 18 November 1999 vol 607 cc23-4
The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Bassam of Brighton)

My Lords, I beg to introduce a Bill to make provision for determining the mode of trial in the case of offences triable either summarily or on indictment; 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 Bassam of Brighton.)

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