HC Deb 28 June 1833 vol 18 c1353

Colonel Davies moved the Second Reading of the Simple Larceny Bill.

The Solicitor General moved that it be read this day six months. He objected to a provision of the Bill which gave to two Magistrates the power of committing juvenile offenders to prison without the intervention of a Jury.

The House divided on the question that the word "now" stand part of the question. Ayes 43; Noes 46—Majority 3

Bill postponed for six months.