HC Deb 31 July 1867 vol 189 cc521-2

Order for Second Reading read.


said, he moved the second reading of this Bill. The object of the measure was to remove certain legal difficulties which had arisen under the Commons Inclosurc Act, 1845.

Motion made, and Question proposed, "That the Bill be now read a second time."—(Mr. Neate.)


said, he must oppose the Bill, on the ground that its operation would be most mischievous, as it would unsettle and disturb the awards which had been made during the past twenty years, under the Act of 1845 and under previous statutes. He moved, as an Amendment, that the Bill be read a second time that day three months.

Amendment proposed, to leave out the word "now," and at the end of the Question to add the words "upon this day three mouths."—(Mr. Leeman.)

Question, "That the word 'now' Stand part of the Question," put, and negatived.

Words added.

Main Question, as amended, put, and agreed to.

Bill put off for three months.