§ Order for Committee read.
§ House in Committee.
§ On the Motion of the SOLICITOR GENERAL,
§ Clauses 39 to 45 were stniel out.
§ Remaining Clauses agreed to.
§ Clause D (Retiring Pension of Registrar).
THE SOLICITOR GENERAL
proposed to grant a superannuation allowance to the registrar on his attainment to the age of sixty years, or on his being in the service of the Government for a period of twenty years.
In line 27, after the words "years or," to insert the words "if he shall have then attained the age of sixty.
§ MR. AUGUSTUS SMITH
proposed to amend the clause by the insertion of the words "sixty-five' instead of "sixty" years.
§ Amendment proposed to the proposed Amendment, by inserting after the word "sixty" the word "five."
§ Question put, "That the word ' five ' be there inserted."
§ The Committee divided: — Ayes 57; Noes 71: Majority 14.
§ Clause agreed to.
§ House resumed.
§ Bill reported, with Amendments; as amended, to be considered on Friday, and to printed [Bill 176].