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Volume 217: debated on Monday 14 July 1873

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Order for Consideration, as amended, read.

Motion made, and Question put, "That the Bill be now taken into Consideration."

The House divided:—Ayes 39; Noes: Majority 32.

Bill considered.

New Clause (Part of the Solway within limits of this Act,)— brought up, and read the first time.

Motion made, and Question put, "That the said Clause be now read a second time."

The House divided:—Ayes 13; Noes 30: Majority 17.

New Clause (Penalty on selling trout or char during close time,)—( Mr. Bowring,)— added

Amendments made.

Clause 19 (Amendment of "Salmon Fishery Acts, 1861 and 1865.")

Amendment proposed,

In page 8, line 32, after sub-section 3, to insert the words "The fifteenth section of "The Salmon Fishery Act, 18G1,' shall be construed as if the words (except with rod and line, and otherwise in accordance with the provisions of the Salmon Fishery Acts, 1861 to 1873)' were inserted after the word destroy,' in the first sub-section, and after the word injure,' in the fourth sub-section of the First Part thereof, and as if the words otherwise taken' were added to the second subsection after the word 'salmon.'"—(Mr. Walsh.)

Question put, "That those words be there inserted."

The House divided:—Ayes 10; Noes 29: Majority 19.

Other Amendments made.

Clause 37 (Power of conservators and water bailiffs).

Motion made, and Question put, "That the Clause stand part of the Bill."

The House divided:—Ayes 30; Noes: Majority 25.

Other Amendments made.

Bill to be read the third time Tomorrow, at Two of the clock.