§ MR. STEPHEN CAVE
, in moving for leave to bring in a Bill to amend the Law relating to Life Insurance Companies, said, he proposed to extend to Life Insurance Companies the provisions enacted by Parliament last year with respect to Railway Companies and the fuller publication of their accounts.
§ MR. KINNAIRD
thanked the right hon. Gentleman for the course he had taken, believing that no Bill that could be introduced this Session would confer greater benefit upon a class which the House was bound in every way to protect.
§ MR. H. B. SHERIDAN
observed that any well-considered measure on the subject would be supported by the Life Insurance Companies themselves.
§ MR. BARNETT
expressed his regret that the provisions of the Joint Stock Companies Act of 1844 had not been made more use of in similar cases.
§ Motion agreed to.
§ Bill to amend the Law relating to Life Insurance Companies, ordered to be brought in by Mr. STEPHEN CAVE, Mr. BAZELY, and Mr. RUSELL GURNEY.
§ Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 35.]