§ House in Committee (according to Order.)
§ Clause 2.
THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR SCOTLAND (The MARQUESS OF LOTHIAN)
My Lords, in this clause when the Bill was read the date of the commencement of operation of the Act was not inserted. I beg now to move the insertion of that date, 1st January, 1891.
§ Amendment proposed, Clause 2, page 1, line 9, after ("the") insert ("first"), and after ("of") insert ("January one thousand eight hundred and ninety-"one").—(The Lord Ker [M. Lothian.]}
§ Amendment agreed to.
§ Clause 4.
THE MARQUESS OF LOTHIAN
The Amendments proposed in the clause are simply to give better effect to it than it 993 would have as it now stands. It has been pointed out to me by the Board of Commissioners for Public Works Loans that there would have been some difficulty in carrying out this clause without these Amendments.
In Clause 4, page 2, line 19, after ("district") insert ("and school boards shall have the same power of borrowing, and the Public Works Loan Commissioners of lending, for the purposes of contributing towards or of establishing, building, or enlarging such a school, as is conferred by section forty-five of the Education (Scotland) Act, 1872, with respect to providing or enlarging a school house"); line 20, leave out from ("provided") to ("1876") in line 23 both inclusive.—(The Lord Ker [M. Lothian).]
§ Amendments agreed to.
§ Report of Amendments thereof to be received to-morrow; and Bill to be printed as amended. (No. 123.)