HL Deb 30 May 1861 vol 163 cc221-2

said, he was instructed by the Select Committee on the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Bill to lay that Bill on the table, with the Amendments which had been made upon it. In order not to occasion premature discussion he would remain silent at present in regard to the Amendments which had been made by the Committee. Indeed, he thought some of them might be better called alterations than Amendments, and they were such important alterations as would require the serious consideration of their Lordships. He would move that the Bill, with the alterations, should be reprinted, so that their Lordships would be able to see in what respect it differed from the original; and he would move that the Bill thus reprinted should be taken into consideration on Monday week—so that ample time might be given to their Lordships to study the alterations made in the Bill. Of course it would be necessary for the Bill to pass through a Committee of the whole House, and he hoped that in the end it would be made generally acceptable.

Report from Select Committee made, and to be printed (No. 110). Bill reported, with Amendments, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on Monday the 10th of June next; and to be printed as amended (No. 111).