Promotion of Private Bills

– in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 22 January 1959.

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So much of the Lords Message [16th December] as communicates the Resolution, That it is desirable that a Joint Committee of both Houses of Parliament be appointed to consider the extent to which proposed Private Bill enactments

which would alter the powers or duties of persons other than the promoter should be allowed; and to report what, if any, consequential changes should be made in the Standing Orders governing the practice and procedure of the two Houses of Parliament in regard to Private Bills, to be considered forthwith.—[Mr. Red-mayne.]

So much of the Lords Message considered accordingly.

Resolved,That this House doth concur with the Lords in the said Resolution.—[Mr. Redmayne.]

Message to the Lords to acquaint them therewith.