HC Deb 01 May 1950 vol 474 c154W
71. Mr. Storey

asked the Attorney-General whether, in view of the fact that neither the court nor the petitioner's solicitor is under any obligation to inform the respondent in an undefended divorce action that a decree nisi or a decree absolute has been pronounced, he will take steps to secure that the court shall notify the making of any divorce decree to the respondent.

The Solicitor-General

A register of divorce decrees, which is open to public inspection, is already kept at the Divorce Registry at Somerset House. The question whether there should be some further notification of a decree being pronounced is one which it would be within the province of the Supreme Court Rules Committee to consider and my noble Friend the Lord Chancellor proposes to invite them to take the whole matter into consideration

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