That it is expedient to authorise the payment, out of moneys to be provided by Parliament, of an allowance to the owner of a ship equal to one-fifth of the light dues paid by him during the year in respect of that ship, in cases where boys enrolled in the Royal Naval Reserve have been carried in such ship, under the provisions of any Act of the present Session to amend the law with regard to the payment of certain expenses under the Merchant Shipping Act, 1894, and the levying of Light Dues.
After the word 'boys,' to insert the words 'officers and men.'"—(Dr. Clark.)
That those words be there inserted.
§ THE PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF TRADE (Mr. RITCHIE,) Croydon
This is a proposal which would altogether alter the scope of the Bill, and I hope the honourable Gentleman will not press it.
§ Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.