HC Deb 03 August 1866 vol 184 c2031

(Lord Naas, Mr. Secretary Walpole, Mr. Attorney General for Ireland.)


Order for Committee read.

Motion made, and Question proposed, "That Mr. Speaker do now leave the Chair."

Bill considered in Committee.

(In the Committee.)

Clause 1 (Continuation of 29 Vict. c. 1.)

Amendment proposed,

In page 2, line 10, at the end of the Clause, to add the words "Provided, That the operation of this Act shall extend only to the persons who are now in prison in Ireland under the provisions of the Act hereby continued, and to such other persons as may come into Ireland after the passing of this Act."—(Mr. Dillon.)

Question put, "That those words be there added."

The Committee divided:—Ayes 13; Noes 53: Majority 40.

House resumed.

Committee report Progress; to sit again this day.