§ Order for Committee read.
THE MARQUESS OF NORMANBY
said, that some petitions had been sent to him against this Bill, which he should present to-morrow. The explanation which had been given by the noble Earl the Lord President had removed from his mind all objections to the measure, and he hoped that they would have the same effect upon the minds of the petitioners.
EARL DE GREY AND RIPON
, referring to a suggestion made by a noble Earl (the Earl of Derby) the other evening, that commissions signed under this Bill should bear on their faces that they were signed in pursuance of authority under the sign manual, said that he thought that such a provision would more conveniently be introduced into the Orders in Council than into the Bill.
§ House in Committee.
§ Bill reported without Amendment.
§ Amendments made; and Bill to be read 3ato-morrow.