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Bill 42 Second Reading

Volume 229: debated on Wednesday 24 May 1876

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Order read, for resuming adjourned Debate on Question [23rd February], "That the Bill be now read a second time."—( Mr. Chaplin.)

Question again proposed.

Debate resumed.

Amendment proposed, to leave out the word "now," and at the end of the Question to add the words "upon this day six months."—( Mr. P. A. Taylor.)

Question put, "That the word 'now' stand part of the Question,"

The House divided:—Ayes 337; Noes 13: Majority 324.

Main Question put, and agreed to.

Bill read a second time, and committed for Monday next.