Air Navigation and Transport Bill, 1961—First Stage.

Leave granted to introduce a Bill entitled an Act to amend and extend the Air Navigation and Transport Acts, 1936 to 1959.—(Minister for Transport and Power).

When will the Bill be circulated?

Immediately.

Is it a long Bill?

We shall have a look at it and we can argue then.

Would the Minister say whether this Bill deals with surface transport as well as air transport?

Its purpose is to provide capital for the air company.

Second Stage ordered for Wednesday, May 31st, 1961.