HC Deb 02 August 1956 vol 557 c183W
Mr. Holt

asked the Secretary to the Treasury how many Statutory Instruments were in force at the end of 1955; and the number of new ones made and old ones revoked during the preceding 12 months.

Mr. H. Brooke

Excluding Instruments of local application and those relating to territories now outside the jurisdiction of the United Kingdom Parliament, 8,267 general Statutory Instruments made under permanent legislation and 263 under emergency legislation were in force at the end of 1955, making a total of 8,530.

The number of new general Statutory Instruments made during 1955 was 657 and the number revoked was 319.