§ MR. GREGSON
said, in the absence of his hon. Friend (Mr. Lindsay) he would beg to ask, Whether the Government of India has intimated to the Secretary of State for India its intention to introduce into the Settlements of Prince of Wales Island, Singapore and Malacca, the provisions of Act X. of 1862, being "An Act to Consolidate and Amend the Law relating to Stamp Duties;" and whether the Secretary of State for India has received through the Government of India a remonstrance of the Singapore Chamber of Commerce against the extension of the said Act to the Straits Settlements?
MR. T. G. BARING
replied that the Government had received no despatch on the subject alluded to in the question.