§ The Lord Chancellor (Lord Mackay of Clashfern)
My Lords, I beg to introduce a Bill to consolidate the Merchant Shipping Acts 1894 to 1994 and other enactments relating to merchant shipping. I beg to move that this Bill be now read a first time.
§ Moved, That the Bill be now read a first time.—(The Lord Chancellor.)
§ On Question, Bill read a first time, and to be printed.