§ SIR HARRY VERNEY
said, he wished to ask the Under Secretary of State for War, Whether the Sanitary Regulations for Field Service issued by the Secretary of State, were obeyed before the Army took the field for the Ashantee War?
THE MARQUESS OF HARTINGTON
replied, that the sanitary regulations referred to were included in the book of Medical Regulations which were directed to be, and he believed were, in the hands of every surgeon in the Army. It was specially laid down in these regulations, that the senior medical officer should be responsible for seeing that the sanitary regulations were carried out, and he had not received any Report to the effect that those regulations had not been carried out.