HC Deb 14 October 1991 vol 196 cc1-2W
Mr. Harry Barnes

To ask the Attorney-General what plans he has to update the publication "Statutes in Force"; and if he will make a statement.

The Attorney-General

Good progress has been made in updating "Statutes in Force". Five additional lawyers were taken on for the summer to assist in this work. For the longer term, plans to update the statute book with the help of computer technology are being considered with a view to the establishment of a permanent statute law database.

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