HC Deb 29 February 1864 vol 173 c1316

Order for Committee read.

(In the Committee.)

Clauses 1 to 4 agreed to.

Clause 5 (Every Vestry Clerk, Cess Collector, Beadle, Engine Keeper, &c., deprived of any Salary or Emolument by this Act, compensated).

On Motion of Sir ROBERT PEEL, words inserted providing that the rate to be levied for compensation in the City of Dublin shall not exceed one-halfpenny in the pound.

Clause, as amended, agreed to.

On Motion of Sir ROBERT PEEL, clause added giving power to Town Councils or Town Commissioners to award Compensation to Parish Officers for loss of salary, fees, or emoluments under the Bill, with an appeal to the Chairman of Quarter Sessions.


moved a clause giving Guardians the power of maintaining deserted children out of the workhouse up to the age of twelve years.


said, that such a provision would be inconsistent with the Act of 1862.

Motion withdrawn.

House resumed.

Bill reported; as amended, to be considered To-morrow.