HL Deb 04 June 1849 vol 105 c1079

PUBLIC BILLS,—1a Defects in Leases, 2a Landlord and Tenant.

Reported.—Apprehension of Deserters (Portugal).

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Lord Brougham, from Wim-borne Minster, Wellington, and Llanrwst, for Extending the Jurisdiction of County Courts; also from Finsbury, for the Establishment of Home Colonies.—From Bristol, Norwich, and other Places, against the Endowment of Roman Catholic Priests in Ireland.—From Roxburgh, and Edinburgh, against the Marriage (Scotland) Bill,—By the Duke of Buccleuch, from Roxburgh, Edinburgh, and Perth, against the Registering Births, &c. (Scotland) Bill; also from Selkirk, against the Running of Passenger Trains on the Sabbath; also from Auchtermuchty and Perth, to remove from the Statute Book those Enactments under which the Rev. J. Shore has been Incarcerated; likewise to refer all international Differences to Arbitration by Neutral Powers.—By the Earl of Malms-bury, from Wales, for Protection from unrestricted Foreign Competition.—From Old Alresford, Bishops Sutton, and other Places, for the Repeal of the Malt Tax.—By the Earl of St. Germans, from Bolton, that Boards of Guardians may be Empowered to grant Superannuation Allowances to Poor Law Officers.—By Lord Stanley, from Frome, for an Alteration in Dispensing the Grants made in favour of Public Education.—From Sowersby, White-stone, and Thirsk, against the Granting of any New Licenses to Beer Shops.—From Lancaster, for the Adoption of a System of Secular Education, to be supported by Local Rates.