Orders of the Day — JUDICIAL OFFICES (SALARIES, &c.), BILL

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 5th December 1951.

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Photo of Mr Anthony Marlowe Mr Anthony Marlowe , Hove 12:00 am, 5th December 1951

I hope the hon. Member will recognise that the whole of my argument regarding retrospective legislation related to retrospective legislation of a penal character, to which I have always had objection. The Bill, of course, is not of a penal nature at all.