HL Deb 26 July 1885 vol 300 c235

Order of the Day for the House to be put into Committee read.

Moved, "That the House do now resolve itself into Committee."—(The Lord Mount-Temple.)


explained certain alterations which he desired to see introduced into the Bill.


, explained that the Conservancy would have authority to remove boats that now remained for months opposite to private houses to the annoyance of the residents.

Motion agreed to; House in Committee accordingly.

Clauses 1 to 3, inclusive, agreed to.

Clause 4 (Right of navigation to include anchoring and mooring).

Amendments made.

Moved, "To leave out the Clause as amended."—(The Lord Clinton.)

On Question, "That the Clause, as amended, stand part of the Bill?"

Their Lordships divided:—Contents 7; Not-Contents 6: Majority 1.

Resolved in the affirmative.

Clause 5 agreed to.

Clause 6 (Provision for preventing annoyance to riparian owner).

Amendment moved, in page 2, line 37, in lieu of ("seven days") omitted, to insert ("forty-eight hours.")—(The Earl of Abingdon.)

On Question? Their Lordships divided:—Contents 4; Not-Contents 17: Majority 13.

Resolved in the negative.

Clauses, as amended, agreed to.

Remaining Clauses agreed to, with Amendments.

The Report of the Amendments to be received on Thursday next; and Bill to be printed as amended. (No. 218.)