§ Mr. Mike Thomas
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prosecutions there have been under Section 40 of the Administration of Justice Act 1970 in each year since it received the Royal Assent.
§ Mr. Alexander W. Lyon
The information in the following table covers the212W period from 1st July 1970, when this section came into force, until the end of 1974. Figures for 1975 are not yet available.
Persons Proceeded Against for Offences under Section 40 of the Administration of Justice Act 1970 (Unlawful Harassment of Debtors) 1970 3 1971 8 1972 5 1973 5 1974 1