HC Deb 17 March 1848 vol 97 c699

PUBLIC BILLS.—1° Poor Houses (Ireland); Game Certificates for Killing Hares (Scotland).

2° Law of Entail (Scotland).

3° and passed;—Queen's Prison.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. Cowan, from Stirling, for Alteration of the Law respecting the Church of England Clergy.—By Mr. G. Hamilton, from Waterford, against the Jewish Disabilities Bill, and Diplomatic Relations with the Court of Rome Bill.—By Mr. W. Evans, from Cockermouth, for Abolition of Oaths.—By Sir J. Walsh, from Landrindod, Radnorshire, against the Roman Catholic Relief Bill.—By Mr. Cardwell, from Liverpool, and by Mr. Hastie, from Merchants, Bankers, and others, resident in London, for the Protection of Her Majesty's Subjects in China.—By Mr. Scott, from the Legislative Council of New South Wales, for Promotion of Emigration to that Colony—By several Hon. Members, from various Places, for Repeal of the Duty on Attorneys' Certificates.—By Mr. Littleton, from the Walsall Union, against the Exemption of Small Tenements from Rating Bill.—By Mr. Plowden, from the Isle of Wight, for Exemption of Charitable Institutions from the Legacy Duties.—By Dr. Bowring, from an Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Manchester Unity, held at Martlock (Somerset), for an Extension of the Benefit Societies Act.—By several Hon. Members, from various Places, against the Diplomatic Relations with the Court of Rome Bill.—By Mr. A. Hope, from the Diocese of Ferns, for Encouragement to Schools in Connexion with the Church Education Society (Ireland).—By Mr. Cardwell, from Liverpool, for Sanitary Regulations.—From Robert Selby, of Devonshire Road, Wandsworth Road, for Alteration of the Law of Lunacy.—By Mr. Jervis, from Horsham, for Retrenchment in the Naval and Military Expenditure.—By Mr. Tennent, from Belfast, respecting Deductions from Half Pay Pensioners (Army).—By Sir Arthur Brooke, from Fermanagh, for Alteration of the Poor Law (Ireland).—By Mr. A. Hope, from Clerks, Masters, and Matrons of various Workhouses, for a Superannuation Fund for Poor Law Officers.—By Mr. Pascoe Grenfell, from Preston, and by Mr. W. Patten, from Burnley Improvement and Waterworks Commissioners, for Alteration of the Public Health Bill.—By Mr. Anderson, from Deerness (Orkney), and by Mr. Smollett, from Dumbarton, for Ameliorating the Condition of Schoolmasters (Scotland).—By Mr. Welby, from Grantham, for the Establishment of Self-Aiding Dispensaries.—By Mr. Divett, from the Exeter Anti-Slavery Committee, for Inquiry respecting the Slave Trade.—By Mr. W. Evans, from Glossop (Derby), for the Abolition of Toll Bars.