§ (Lord George Hamilton, Mr. William Henry Smith.)
§ Order read, for resuming Adjourned Debate on Question [15th March], "That the Bill be now read the third time."
§ Question again proposed.
§ Debate resumed.
§ Main Question, by leave, withdrawn.
§ LORD GEORGE HAMILTON
moved that the Bill be re-committed, for the purpose of reconsidering the first Clause, with a view to inserting an Amendment to the effect that no Member of the Indian Council could receive a pension under the Bill, if he were in receipt of or otherwise entitled to a pension or superannuation allowance.
§ Motion made, and Question proposed, "That the Bill be re-committed, in respect of Clause 1."—(Lord George Hamilton.)
§ MR. SHAW-LEFEVRE and MR. CHILDERS
recommended that the Bill should be withdrawn and reconstructed, as they considered that, in its present form, it left matters in an uncertain state.
§ Debate adjourned till Monday next.