HC Deb 12 March 1951 vol 485 cc119-20W
Sir J. Mellor

asked the Minister of Transport if he will identify the powers enabling other than those specified, to which reference is made in Statutory Instrument, 1951, No. 304; why these are not identified in the Instrument; and if he will give similar information concerning Statutory Instrument, 1951, No. 299.

Mr. Barnes

The only specific statutory powers under which these orders are made are those referred to in their opening words. The reference to other powers is a formula which is usually and properly employed in Statutory Instruments to comprehend such ancillary powers as are or might be brought into play when a specific power is exercised.

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