HC Deb 24 January 1964 vol 687 cc173-4W
Mr. Turton

asked the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations what powers the Constitutional Council established under Chapters II and III of the Southern Rhodesia Constitution, Command Paper No. 1400, 1961–62, will exercise over modifications of and adaptations of existing law made by the Government of Southern Rhodesia under Part I of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (Dissolution) Order in Council 1963.

Mr. Sandys

None. Under the Southern Rhodesia Constitution, the Council's functions in relation to statutory instruments are limited to instruments made under an Act of the Southern Rhodesia Legislature.