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Betting Bill-Bill 4

Volume 218: debated on Tuesday 21 April 1874

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( Mr. Anderson, Sir William Maxwell, Mr. Stevenson, Mr. M'Lagan.)


Bill considered in Committee.

said, it had been suggested to him that instead of moving the Amendments on Clause 4, of which he had given Notice, he should move certain alterations on Clause 3, and leave out Clause 4 altogether. He moved that the words "letters, circulars, and telegrams" be added to Clause 3.

did not propose to offer any objection to this Bill, but it was an inconvenient mode of proceeding, to move Amendments of which Notice had not been given.

said, the proper and more convenient course would probably be for the Chairman to leave the Chair and report Progress.

remarked that he had no objection to the hon. Member proceeding with the Bill if he consented to have it reprinted.

agreed to do so. Bill reported; as amended, to be considered upon Monday next, and to be printed. [Bill 78.]