HC Deb 16 July 1866 vol 184 cc915-6

(Mr. Milner Gibson, Mr. Monsell.)


Order for Committee read.

Bill considered in Committee.

(In the Committee.)

Clauses 1 to 13, inclusive, agreed to.

Clause 14.


proposed an Amendment extending the provisions of the measure to private oyster beds already formed, which was agreed to.

Clauses 15 to 22, inclusive, agreed to.

Clause 23.


said, it had been represented to the Board of Trade that thirty years was not a period sufficiently long for the duration of rights of fisheries to induce persons to invest capital in the formation of oyster beds. He therefore proposed that sixty years be the maximum term.

Clause agreed to.

Remaining clauses agreed to.

House resumed.

Bill reported; as amended, to be considered upon Thursday.