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Volume 203: debated on Friday 22 July 1870

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said, he would beg to ask Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Whether it is necessary, under the present law, that a coachmaker, who lends (as a matter of courtesy, not of profit), a carriage to a customer for a few days, during the repairs of another carriage (upon which duty has been paid), should take out a fresh licence for the carriage so lent?

The rule is that a licence must be taken out for every carriage used by the person who makes use of it. The coachmaker keeps it and uses it by lending it to another person, and therefore he must take out a licence for it.