HC Deb 18 April 1980 vol 982 c730W
Mr. J. Enoch Powell

asked the Prime Minister if she will issue a correction of her statement that a mandatory resolution of the United Nations automatically becomes embodied in our law.

The Prime Minister

Section 1 of the United Nations Act 1946 provides as followsIf, under Article forty-one of the Charter of the United Nations …. the Security Council of the United Nations call upon His Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom to apply any measures to give effect to any decision of that Council, His Majesty may by Order in Council make such provision as appears to Him necessary or expedient for enabling those measures to be effectively applied".

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