HC Deb 31 March 1898 vol 55 c1614

Considered in Committee.

MR. J. W. LOWTHER (Cumberland, Penrith), CHAIRMAN of COMMITTEES of WAYS AND MEANS, in the Chair.

(In the Committee.)

Resolved— That it is expedient to authorise the payment, out of the Consolidated Fund, of an annuity to any Sheriff who may be removed from office under the provisions of any Act of the present Session to amend the Law in regard to the Tenure of Office of Sheriffs in Scotland, such annuity not to exceed three-tenths of the salary payable to such Sheriff.

Resolution to be reported To-morrow.