Weights and Measures Bill [Lords]

– in the House of Commons at 10:33 pm on 21st October 1985.

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Order for Second Reading read.

Photo of Sir Patrick Mayhew Sir Patrick Mayhew , Tunbridge Wells 10:35 pm, 21st October 1985

I beg to move, That the Bill be now read a Second time.

The Bill is a consolidation of the law relating to weights and measures, which was last consolidated in 1963. It has been examined by the Joint Committee on Consolidation, &c., Bills, which has reported that, as amended by it, it represents pure consolidation.

Question put and agreed to.

Bill accordingly read a Second time.

Bill committed to a Committee of the whole House.—[Mr. Archie Hamilton.]

Committee tomorrow.