HL Deb 25 June 1895 vol 35 c6

On the Order for the consideration of the Commons' Amendments to this Bill.

LORD HERSCHELL moved to disagree to Clause (A), and to substitute the following:— A court of summary jurisdiction, on complaint that goods or chattels exempt under Section 4 of the Law of Distress Amendment Act, 1888, from distress for rent, have been taken under such distress, may, by summary order, direct that the goods and chattels so taken, if not sold, be restored; or, if they have been sold, that such sum as the Court may determine to be the value thereof shall be paid to the complainant by the person who levied the distress or directed it to be levied. Motion agreed to; and a Committee appointed to prepare a reason to be offered to the Commons for such disagreement; the Committee to meet forthwith: Report from Committee of reason prepared by them, read, and agreed to: And a message sent to the Commons to return the said Bill, with the Amendment and Reason.