Emergency Powers (Defence) Act, 1939 (Continuance).

– in the House of Commons on 6th August 1942.

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THE VICE-CHAMBERLAIN OF THE HOUSEHOLD (Mr. BOULTON) reported His Majesty's Answer to the Address as followeth:

I have received your Address praying that the Emergency Powers (Defence) Act, 1939, as amended by any subsequent Enactment, be continued in force for a further period of one year beginning with the Twenty-fourth day of August, Nineteen hundred and forty-two.

I will comply with your request.