HC Deb 19 May 1896 vol 40 c1752

In this Act the expression "cab" shall mean any hackney carriage within the meaning of the Metropolitan Public Carriage Act, 1869.

On the Question that the clause stand part of the Bill,

DR. CLARK (Caithness)


MR. JOHN BURNS (Battersea)

appealed to the hon. Member not to persist in his objection.


remarked that the Bill adopted the very objectionable method of repealing the clause of another Act without giving the words of that clause itself, and he therefore objected to the Measure.

Committee report Progress; to sit again To-morrow.