HC Deb 19 March 1863 vol 169 c1649

Bill considered in Committee.

(In the Committee.)


asked if there was any change introduced by this Bill.


said, that in one sense there was a change, and in another sense there was no change. Instead of passing a separate Act for the European troops in India, the India clauses were incorporated in this Bill, and one or two minute differences were preserved in the incorporation that had been made. The Native troops in India were under a separate jurisdiction. There were no other changes in any of the clauses of the Mutiny Act.

Clauses 1 to 22, inclusive, agreed to.

Clause 23 (Power to inflict Corporal Punishment).


moved its omission.

Question put, "That the Clause stand part of the Bill."

The Committee divided:—Ayes 34; Noes 7: Majority 27.

Clause agreed to.

Remaining Clauses agreed to.

House resumed:—Bill reported, without Amendment; to be read 3o To-morrow.