HC Deb 19 July 1878 vol 241 cc2009-10

Clause 26 (Privy Council to provide for pleuro-pneumonia and foot-and-mouth disease during transit, and in other cases).


who had an Amendment on the Paper, in page 10, line 22, after "expedient," to insert "subject and according to the provisions of this Act," said, that so long as the Government made a distinction between animals brought from different foreign countries, he thought it right that there should also be a distinction in respect of animals coming from Ireland; because that country was, in his opinion, as dangerous as any foreign country in regard to foot-and-mouth disease. But as the Government had now given way in respect to foreign countries, and had given the Privy Council a discretion to admit or to refuse admittance to the cattle coming from such countries, they would also have a discretion with respect to Irish cattle. He, therefore, should not move the Amendment; but would only express a hope that the Government would see that that uniformity of legislation upon which so much stress had been laid would be carried out.

Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

On the Motion of Sir HENRY SELWIN-IBBETSON, the following Amendments were made:—In page 10, line 42, at end of line, add— And with regard to animals being or having been in the same shed or stable, herd or flock, or in contact with animals so found; in page 11, line 3, leave out "with regard to those places;" and in line 5, leave out "such," and after "order," insert "under this section."

Clause, as amended, agreed to.