HL Deb 22 May 1865 vol 179 c630

Order for Second Reading read.


, in moving the second reading of this Bill, said, that by an Act of the Irish Parliament passed in 1787 it was provided that from and after the 1st day of June in that year any person who should wilfully kill a pheasant between the 10th day of January and the 1st of September in any year should be liable to a penalty not exceeding £5. The time prescribed by that Act, however, had been found inconvenient, and he therefore proposed by the present Bill to enact that no pheasant should be killed between the 1st of February and the 1st of October.

Moved, "That the Bill be now read a second time."—(The Earl of Belmore.)

Motion agreed to: Bill read 2a, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House To-morrow.