HC Deb 18 June 1868 vol 192 c1754

said, he wished to ask the Under Secretary of State for the Colonies, If a Copy of the Treason Felony Act, lately passed by the Legislature of the Colony of New South Wales, has been received by the Colonial Office; and, if so, whether there is any objection to lay a Copy of it upon the Table of the House, with any Despatch that may have accompanied the same?


said, in reply, that the Colonial Office had received a copy of the Treason Felony Act lately passed by the Legislature of New South Wales. It was chiefly copied from the Imperial Act; but it contained some provisions which appeared objectionable, and amendments had been recommended which would, he hoped, be adopted. It was inadvisable, therefore, at present to lay it on the table