§ EARL PERCY
said, the statement of the hon. Member must not be regarded as the view taken by hon. Members on that side of the House.
§ LORD FREDERICK CAVENDISH
explained that, while not committing themselves to the details of the Bill, the Government wished to have the matter fairly discussed, and to that end the formal Resolution was necessary.
§ Considered in Committee.
§ (In the Committee.)
§ Resolved, That it is expedient to authorize the imposition of a Stamp Duty on Copies of Court Roll, of the same amount as that at present imposed on Deeds of Enfranchisement, which may become payable under the provisions of any Act of the present Session to amend the Copyhold Acts, and to promote the gradual Enfranchisement of Lands of Copyhold and Customary Tenure.
§ Resolution to be reported To-morrow, at Two of the clock.