§ MR. HAYTER
It may be for the convenience of the House that I should now state some of the measures which it is proposed on the part of the Government at an early period to submit, to the consideration of the House. I have to give notice that to-morrow the Secretary of State for the Home Department will move for leave to bring in a Bill to amend the Acts of the 16th and 17th of the present reign, with 47 a view to substitute in certain cases other punishments in lieu of transportation. On the same night the Secretary of State for the Colonies will move for a Select Committee to consider the state of those British possessions in North America which are under the administration of the Hudson's Bay Company, and those over which they claim the licence to trade. On Monday, the 11th of May, the Chancellor of the Exchequer will move for a Select Committee to inquire into the operation of the Banking Act of 1844 for England, and also into the operation of the Banking Acts for Ireland and Scotland passed in 1845. On the same day the Chancellor of the Exchequer will move certain Resolutions on Savings Banks, with a view to the introduction of a Bill on that subject. On the same day the Secretary for the Home Department will ask leave to bring in a Bill to make further provision for the exercise of the powers of the General Board of Health. On Thursday, May 14, the First Minister will move for leave to introduce a Bill to amend the Oaths taken by Members of the two Houses of Parliament. On Friday, the 15th, the Attorney General will move for leave to bring in a Bill to make fraudulent breaches of trust criminal. I have also to give notice, that on Thursday, May 14, the Secretary for the Treasury will move for leave to bring in a Bill for the incorporation of Insurance Companies and Mutual Societies.