§ LEAVE. FIRST READING.
§ THE LORD ADVOCATE (Mr. J. M'LAREN)
moved for leave to bring in a Bill relating to the Audit of the Accounts of Parochial Boards and School Boards in Scotland. He said the measure was introduced in accordance with the recommendation of the Select Committee of 1871. He would not at this hour (2 45 A.M.) go into particulars.
§ Motion agreed to.
§ Bill for the Amendment of the Laws relating to the Relief of the Poor, and for the establishment of an Audit of the Accounts of Parochial Boards and School Boards in Scotland, ordered to be brought in The LORD ADVOCATE and Mr. SOLICITOR GENERAL for SCOTLAND.
§ Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 182.]