§ (Mr. Reid, Mr. Whitley, Mr. Arthur Elliot.)
§ Order for Committee read.
§ MR. WHITLEY
moved that the Speaker do leave the Chair, in order to go into Committee on this Bill. He did not propose to discuss the measure now, but simply to take the Committee stage pro formâ.
§ Motion made, and Question proposed, "That Mr. Speaker do now leave the Chair."—(Mr. Whitley.)
§ THE SOLICITOR GENERAL (Sir FARRER HERSCHELL)
said, he did not oppose the commitment; but he hoped that as the Bill was important, and it was desirable that time should be given for its consideration, that the discussion in Committee would be put off for a week or 10 days.
§ Motion agreed to.
§ Bill considered in Committee.
§ (In the Committee.)
§ Committee report Progress; to sit again upon Thursday 28th June.