HC Deb 26 February 1963 vol 672 c153W
Mr. Darling

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will now issue regulations under the Consumer Protection Act for marine lifejackets, based on the British Standards Institution's safety specifications.

Mr. Brooke

The British Standard was issued only on 19th February and it is stated in the foreword that it is not final. It would be premature to take any action under the Consumer Protection Act until there has been more practical experience of the new design.