§ Order for Second Reading read.
§ Motion made, and Question proposed, "That the Bill be now read a second time."
§ SIR R. WEBSTER (Isle of Wight)
asked the Solicitor General whether the Bill, involved any alteration of the existing law?
§ THE SOLICITOR GENERAL (Sir J. RIGBY,) Forfar
The Joint Committee carefully struck out even the slightest alteration of the law, in order to be able to assure the House that there was absolutely no alteration made.
§ Motion agreed to.339
§ Bill read a second time, and committed for Thursday.