Friday, 8 July 1949
The House met at Eleven o'Clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
As amended, considered; to be read the Third time.
Order for consideration (as amended in the Standing Committee) read.
(1) The Court of Session shall have jurisdiction in proceedings by a wife for divorce notwithstanding that the husband is not domiciled in Scotland, if (a) the wife is resident in Scotland and...
I beg to move, in page 1, line 5, at the beginning to insert: The High Court in England shall have jurisdiction. I think it would be convenient, Mr. Speaker, to take this Amendment with the next...
Amendments made: In page 2, line 35, after "exercisable," insert: "(a) in relation to any order made under section three of this Act; and(b)."
I beg to move, in page 3, line 2, after "proceedings," to insert "in England." This is an Amendment to the Clause which abolishes in England for the purposes of divorce, the rule which is known...
I beg to move, in page 3, line 21, to leave out Clause 7. The contents of this Clause are already covered as a result of the other Amendments we have made.
I beg to move, in page 3, line 26, to leave out "Scotland or." As the Bill stood, it was provided that it should not extend to Scotland. By reason of the new Clause which this House has agreed...
Bill, as amended (in the Standing Committee), considered.
As amended (in the Standing Committee), further considered.
I beg to move, in page 2, to leave out lines 42 and 43. This is a drafting Amendment. It is no longer necessary to define the local health authority, as there is no reference to the local health...
As amended, considered, read the Third time, and passed.
Resolution reported: That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to increase the amounts payable in any financial year out of moneys provided by Parliament for the purposes of...
Considered in Committee; reported without Amendment.
Motion made, and Question proposed, "That this House do now adjourn." [Mr. Bowden.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, "That this House do now adjourn."—[Mr. Bowden.]
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