§ Amendments reported (according to Order).
§ Clause 18 (Exception from provisions as to shafts).3
On the Motion of The Viscount CROSS, the following Amendment made:—Leave out sub-section (c), and insert—
The provision in this Act requiring the two shafts or outlets of a mine to be separated by a distance of not less than fifteen yards shall not apply to any mine which is provided with two shafts sunk before the first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-five, but at that time separated by a distance of less than ten feet or commenced to be sunk before the commencement of this Act but separated by a distance of more than ten feet and less than fifteen yards.
§ Clause, as amended, agreed to.
§ Standing Order No. XXXV. considered (according to order) and dispensed with.
§ Bill read 3a, with the Amendments, and passed, and sent to the Commons.