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Committee Progress 7Th April

Volume 229: debated on Friday 5 May 1876

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Bill considered in Committee.

(In the Committee.)

Clause 2 (Interpretation.)

Amendment proposed, in page 1, line 15, to leave out the words "Act (Ireland), 1866," in order to insert the words, "(Ireland) Acts, 1866–1874."—( Sir Michael Hicks-Beach.)

Amendment agreed to.

Clause, as amended, agreed to.

Clause 3 (Construction of Act), agreed to.

Orders by Lord Lieutenant and Privy Council.

Clause 4 (Power to Lord Lieutenant and Privy Council to make orders.)

called attention to the disease of glanders in horses, and moved an Amendment, the object of which was to aid in stamping out that terrible disease.

said, he would give his attention to the proposal of the hon. Member.

Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

said, this was a most important clause. The Lord Lieutenant should not have the power of authorizing or directing the Guardians of any Poor Law Unions in Ireland to provide for the inspection, examination, compulsory slaughter, or burial of any animals brought into any seaport within such Unions for the purpose of being exported there from.

Motion made, and Question put, "That the Chairman do report Progress, and ask leave to sit again."—( Mr. Parnell.)

The Committee divided:—Ayes 15; Noes 69: Majority 54.

Motion agreed to.

Committee report Progress; to sit again upon Friday next.