§ Mr. Dodsworth
asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will tabulate by year the number of defence regulations, currently operative.
§ Mr. Merlyn Rees
I have been asked to reply.613W
The last remaining Defence Regulations were brought to an end in 1964, except for the Defence (Armed Forces) Regulations 1939 which had been made permanent by section 2 of the Emergency Powers Act 1964. Provisions similar to various other regulations have also been enacted permanently.