HL Deb 18 August 1857 vol 147 c1783

Moved to resolve, That inasmuch as the India Mutiny Act is a permanent Act, and now requires amendment, the present state of that country makes it of such urgency as to render the immediate consideration of the said Bill necessary; agreed to.

Bill read 2a (according to order), and committed to a Committee of the whole House on Thursday next.