HC Deb 06 August 1879 vol 249 cc362-3

Order for Consideration, as amended, read.

Bill, as amended, considered.

On the Motion of Mr. GRAY, the following Clause was agreed to, and added to the Bill:—

(Bye-laws as to traffic.)

"In urban sanitary districts the urban sanitary authority, and in such parts of counties as are outside the limits of any urban sanitary district the grand jury, may respectively, from time to time, make bye-laws as to the hours during which locomotives propelled by steam or by other than animal power are not to pass over the roads or highways situate within the areas respectively above mentioned, the hours being in all cases consecutive hours, and not more than eight out of the twenty-four, and for regulating the use of such locomotives upon any highway, or preventing such use upon every bridge where such authority is satisfied that such use would he attended with danger to the public; and any person in charge of a locomotive acting contrary to such bye-laws shall be liable to a fine not exceeding five pounds, to be recovered in a summary manner."

On the Motion of Mr. MELDON, the following Clause was agreed to, and added to the Bill:—

(Returns as to burials.)

"The returns which the clerk, or secretary, or registrar to every burial board and cemetery company or other authority having charge of any burial ground is required to make in accordance with the provisions of the one hundred and ninety-first section of 'The Public Health (Ireland) Act, 1878,' shall either be transmitted by each such clerk, or secretary, or registrar to the registrar of births and deaths of the district prescribed by the said section, or shall be sent to the Registrar General of Births and Deaths in Ireland as the Local Government Board shall from time to time order."

Bill to be read the third time To-morrow.