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Document Title Lord President's Committees: Minutes and Papers. Committee on Emergency Legislation. Meetings 1(43) - 2(43) Papers 1(43) - 13(43), 24 July-23 Dec 1943; Meetings 1(44) - 5(44) Papers 1(44) - 22(44), 1 Jan-12 Dec 1944
Reference CAB 71/29
Date 1st January 1944 - 12th December 1944
Former Department Reference Series EL(43) & (44)

Description

A file of documents relating to the British government's plans for post-war legislation and the continuation of emergency powers during the transition to peacetime. Subjects covered in the file include billeting for evacuated war workers and children; the maintenance of public morale; trade with enemy territories; punishment for crimes such as espionage to aid the enemy; the rationing and pricing of commodity foods; and the control of newspapers, entertainment, and public use of postal and telegraphic communications. Other subjects discussed include transport provisions for industrial goods; employment for demobilised soldiers; the supervision of foreign nationals; the release of prisoners; land requisitioning for food production; and healthcare provisions to prevent the spread of disease. Documents in the file include a memorandum on the schedule for the revocation or retention of wartime regulations; and statistics of employment in the war industries.

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i Front Cover Download PDF (1,005 KB)
iii Table of Contents Download PDF (1.75 MB)
1 Subjects Discussed: PROCEDURE AND PROGRAMME OF WORK 29th July 1943 Download PDF (1.32 MB)
2 Subjects Discussed: PROPOSALS IN RESPECT OF DEFENCE REGULATIONS IN PARTS I AND II AND V (IN PART) 14th October 1943 Download PDF (2.02 MB)
1 Subjects Discussed: 1. FUTURE STRUCTURE OF EMERGENCY LEGISLATION; 2. PARLIAMENTARY CONTROL OVER SUBORDINATE LEGISLATION 6th January 1944 Download PDF (1.73 MB)
2 Subjects Discussed: 1. REGULATIONS IN PARTS III AND IV AND THE REMAINDER OF PART V OF THE DEFENCE (GENERAL REGULATIONS; 2. REGULATIONS IN VOLUME II OF THE DEFENCE REGULATIONS; 3. REGULATION 22; 4. FUTURE BUSINESS 20th January 1944 Download PDF (1.35 MB)
3 Subjects Discussed: 1. INTERIM REPORT ON REVIEW OF DEFENCE REGULATIONS; 2. LEGISLATIVE AUTHORITY FOR CONTINUANCE OF EMERGENCY POWERS; 3. PROPOSALS REGARDING DURATION OF EMERGENCY POWERS; 4. EMERGENCY ACTS. FUTURE LEGISLATIVE FORM 19th April 1944 Download PDF (1.13 MB)
4 Subjects Discussed: EMERGENCY POWERS (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS) BILL 6th September 1944 Download PDF (1.44 MB)
5 Subjects Discussed: 1. OFFICIAL SECRETS ACTS; 2. PROPOSALS FOR REVOCATION OR RETENTION OF REGULATIONS MADE OR AMENDED BETWEEN 1ST JANUARY, 1944, AND 31ST AUGUST, 1944; 3. LEGISLATIVE AUTHORITY FOR CONTINUANCE OF EMERGENCY POWERS; 4. DRAFT OF SUPPLIES AND SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL POWERS) BILL; 5. DRAFT OF STAGE A ORDER-IN-COUNCIL 12th December 1944 Download PDF (1.33 MB)
1 TERMS OF REFERENCE, COMPOSITION AND PROCEDURE. Note by the Secretary of the War Cabinet 24th July 1943 Download PDF (1.12 MB)
2 SCHEDULE OF EMERGENCY ACTS OF PARLIAMENT. Note by the Secretaries covering copy of a Schedule 10th August 1943 Download PDF (2.73 MB)
3 THE STEPS TAKEN TO CONTINUE EMERGENCY LEGISLATION AFTER THE LAST WAR. Memorandum by the Secretaries 16th August 1943 Download PDF (2.55 MB)
4 STATISTICS. Note by the Chairman 17th August 1943 Download PDF (856 KB)
5 DEFENCE (GENERAL) REGULATIONS 1939, PROGRAMME OF WORK. Memorandum by the Chairman 9th August 1943 Download PDF (857 KB)
6 PROPOSLS FOR REVOCATION OR RETENTION OF REGULATIONS IN PARTS I,II AND V (IN PART) OF THE DEFENCE (GENERAL) REGULATIONS. Memorandum by the Joint Secretaries 4th September 1943 Download PDF (10.16 MB)
7 PROPOSALS IN RESPECT OF CERTAIN MISCELLANEOUS REGULATIONS. Memorandum by the Joint Secretaries 11th September 1943 Download PDF (1.65 MB)
8 LEGISLATIVE POWERS NEEDED TO GIVE EFFECT TO PROPOSALS IN E.L. (43) 6. Memorandum by Mr. Kent 4th September 1943 Download PDF (1.06 MB)
9 DEFENCE REGULATION 22 AND OTHER REGULATIONS DEALING WITH BILLETING. Memorandum by the Ministry of Health and Department of Health for Scotland 10th November 1943 Download PDF (1.68 MB)
10 PROPOSALS FOR REVOCATION OR RETENTION OF REGULATIONS IN PARTS III AND IV AND THE REMAINDER OF PART V OF THE DEFENCE (GENERAL) REGULATIONS. Memorandum by the Joint Secretaries 29th December 1943 Download PDF (13.74 MB)
11 FUTURE STRUCTURE OF EMERGENCY LEGISLATION. Memorandum by the Chairman 8th December 1943 Download PDF (1.62 MB)
12 DEFENCE REGULATION 22 AND OTHER REGULATIONS DEALING WITH BILLETING. Note by the Treasury 14th December 1943 Download PDF (862 KB)
13 DEFENCE REGULATION 22 AND OTHER REGULATIONS DEALING WITH BILLETING. Note by the Admiralty 23th December 1943 Download PDF (852 KB)
1 STATISTICS FOR POST-WAR EMPLOYMENT POLICY. Preliminary memorandum 3rd September 1943 Download PDF (1.35 MB)
2 Statistics required in connection with post-war employment policy 22nd October 1943 Download PDF (2.93 MB)
1 DEFENCE REGULATION 22 AND OTHER REGULATIONS DEALING WITH BILLETING. Note by the Ministry of Works 1st January 1944 Download PDF (845 KB)
2 COMMITTEE ON THE OFFICIAL SECRETS ACTS. Composition and Terms of Reference 3rd January 1944 Download PDF (845 KB)
3 PROPOSALS FOR REVOCATION OR RETENTION OF REGULATIONS IN VOLUME ii OF THE DEFENCE REGULATIONS. Memorandum by the Joint Secretaries 14th January 1944 Download PDF (5.24 MB)
4 DEFENCE REGULATION 22 AND OTHER REGULATIONS DEALING WITH BILLETING. Memorandum by Sir Bernard Gilbert 18th January 1944 Download PDF (1.04 MB)
5 REVIEW OF DEFENCE REGULATIONS SETTING OUT PROPOSALS FOR REVOCATION OR RETENTION. Memorandum by the Joint Secretaries 18th Febuary 1944 Download PDF (28.05 MB)
6 PRPOSALS REGARDING THE DURATION OF EMERGENCY ACTS. Memorandum by the Joint Secretaries 24th March 1944 Download PDF (6.68 MB)
7 DURATION AND SCOPE OF THE EMERGENCY POWERS (DEFENCE) ACTS. Opinion of the Law Officers of the Crown 30th March 1944 Download PDF (4.57 MB)
8 DURATION OF EMERGENCY ACTS, OTHER THAN THE EMERGENCY POWERS (DEFENCE) ACTS. Opinion of the Law Officers of the Crown 30th March 1944 Download PDF (1.99 MB)
9 DRAFT OF INTERIM REPORTS. Review of Defence Regulations 5th April 1944 Download PDF (1.97 MB)
10 LEGISLATIVE AUTHORITY FOR CONTINUANCE OF EMERGENCY POWERS. Draft of Memorandum by the Chairman, 5th April 1944 Download PDF (1.57 MB)
11 EMERGENCY ACTS - FUTURE LEGISLATION FORM. Memorandum by the Joint Secretaries 5th April 1944 Download PDF (1.40 MB)
12 INTERIM REPORT. Review of Defence Regulations 4th May 1944 Download PDF (1.91 MB)
13 REVIEW OF DEFENCE REGULATIONS SETTING OUT PROPOSALS FOR REVOCATION OR RETENTION. Memorandum by the Chairman 4th May 1944 Download PDF (28.80 MB)
14 LEGISLATIVE AUTHORITY FOR CONTINUANCE OF EMERGENCY POWERS. Memorandum sent by the Chairman to the Minister of Reconstruction 4th May 1944 Download PDF (1.68 MB)
15 REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON THE OFFICIAL SECRETS ACTS 4th July 1944 Download PDF (1.17 MB)
16 DRAFT ORDER IN COUNCIL REVOKING AND AMENDING CERTAIN DEFENCE REGULATIONS. Note by the Joint Secretaries 8th July 1944 Download PDF (2.44 MB)
17 DURATION OF RECENT DEFENCE REGULATION Note by the Secretaries 15th August 1944 Download PDF (1.47 MB)
18 LEGISLATIVE AUTHORITY FOR CONTINUANCE OF EMERGENCY POWERS. Note by the Secretaries covering Draft Bill 22nd September 1944 Download PDF (2.13 MB)
19 PROPOSALS FOR REVOCATION OR RETENTION OF REGULATIONS MADE OR AMENDED BETWEEN 1st JANUARY, 1944, AND 31st AUGUST, 1944. Memorandum by the Joint Secretaries 30th September 1944 Download PDF (2.13 MB)
20 DRAFT OF SUPPLIES AND SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL POWERS) BILL. Memorandum by the Secretaries 13th October 1944 Download PDF (1.07 MB)
21 DRAFT ORDER-IN-COUNCIL REVOKING AND AMENDING CERTAIN DEFENCE REGULATIONS. Note by the Joint secretaries covering copy of the Draft Order in Council 9th November 1944 Download PDF (2.58 MB)
22 LEGISLATIVE AUTHORITY FOR CONTINUANCE OF EMERGENCY POWERS. Further Memorandum by the Joint Secretaries 30th November 1944 Download PDF (2.72 MB)
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