HL Deb 08 April 1859 vol 153 cc1544-5

Order of the Day for the Second Reading read.


said, that this Bill which had been introduced by the hon. and learned Member for Guildford (Mr. Bovill) had received the unanimous sanction of the other House; but there was some difficulty in reference to details which rendered it inexpedient to attempt to pass the measure this Session. He would communicate with the hon. and learned Gentleman. At present he would move that the Order for the Second Reading be discharged.


agreed with his noble and learned Friend in what he had stated, and intimated that he would communicate with him in order to frame a satisfactory measure.


said, that having had nine years' experience as Law Officer of the Crown, agreed that the law upon this subject needed reform.

Order for Second Reading discharged.

House adjourned at a quarter past Seven o'clock, to Monday next Eleven o'clock.