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Merchant Shipping Survey Bill

Volume 218: debated on Friday 20 March 1874

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Considered in Committee.

(In the Committee.)

Resolved, That the Chairman be directed to move the House, that leave be given to bring in a Bill to provide for the periodical Survey of Merchant Ships, and for so marking Ships as to diminish the practice of overloading.

Resolution reported:—Bill ordered to be brought in by Mr. PLIMSOLL, Mr. ROEUCK, Mr. SAMCDA, Mr. KIRKMAX HODGSON, and Mr. HORSMAN.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 11.]