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ROYAL COMMISSION ON TRADE DISPUTES AND TRADE
Presented to both houses of Parliament by Command of bis Majesty.
PRINTED FOR HIS MAJESTY'S STATIONERY OFFICE,
BY WYMAN & SONS, LIMITED, FETTER LANE, E.C.
E. PONSONBY, 116, GRAFTON STREET, DUBLIN.
Edward the Seventh, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British Dominions beyond the seas, King, Defender of the Faith, to :
Our right trusty and well-beloved Councillor Andrew Graham Murray, one of our Counsel learned in the Law, our Advocate in Scotland, Chairman
Our trusty and well-beloved Sir William Thomas Lewis, Baronet ;
Our trusty and well-beloved Sir Godfrey Lushington, Knight Grand Cross of our Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, Knight Commander of our Most Honourable Order of the Bath ;
Our trusty and well-beloved Arthur Cohen, Esquire, one of our Counsel learned in the Law; and
Our trusty and well-beloved Sidney Webb, Esquire ; Greeting !
Whereas we have deemed it expedient that a Commission should forthwith issue to enquire into the subject of Trade Disputes and Trade Combinations and as to the law affecting them, and to report on the law applicable to the same and the effect of any modifications thereof:
Now know ye that We, reposing great trust and confidence in your knowledge and ability, have authorized and appointed, and do by these presents authorize and appoint, you, the said Andrew Graham Murray; Sir William Thomas Lewis ; Sir Godfrey Lushington ; Arthur Cohen ; and Sidney Webb to be our Commissioners for the purposes of the said enquiry.
And for the better effecting the purposes of this Our Commission, We do by these presents give and grant unto you or any three or more of you,
full power to call before you such persons as you shall judge likely to afford
you any information upon the subject of this Our Commission ; and also to call for, have access to and examine all such books, documents, registers, and records as may afford you the fullest information on the subject, and to enquire of and concerning the premises by all other lawful ways and means whatsoever.
And we do by these presents authorize and empower you, or any three or more of you, to visit and personally inspect such places as you may deem it expedient so to inspect for the more effectual carrying out of the purpose aforesaid.
94. 1500.-- Wt. T. L. 177. 2/06. Wy. & S. 1629r.