HC Deb 30 July 1896 vol 43 c1124

The requirements of Sub-section 4 of Section 28 of the Highways and Locomotives Amendment Act, 1878, may be from time to time varied by Order of the Local Government Board.

CAPTAIN BETHELL moved the omission of Clause 4. He said that anyone looking at the clause, and comparing it with the schedule, would wonder what on earth the clause was doing in the Bill. No doubt there might be good grounds for its having been placed in the Bill, and, perhaps, the hon. and learned Solicitor General would be able to give the House some explanation why it appeared in it?


said that the clause had been inserted by the Standing Committee. The object of the clause was to give the Local Government Board power to sanction these new vehicles. He hoped the hon. Gentleman would withdraw his Amendment.


asked leave to withdraw the Amendment.

Amendment, by leave, withdrawn; clause ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clause 5,—