§ On the Order of the Day for Committee on this Bill being read,
said that the Bill being a Money Bill it was not competent to their Lordships to amend it, and he understood that the procedure was to negative the Committee stage. He, therefore, moved that the Committee be negatived.
§ THE LORD CHANCELLOR (LORD HALSBURY)
put the Question that the House resolve itself into Committee, and declared that the "Non-Contents" had it.
A brief consultation took place on the Treasury Bench, and
§ THE LORD CHANCELLOR
reminded his noble Friend that that Question had already been decided in the negative, and said the Motion should be to rescind the Order that had been made.
§ Motion agreed to.1414
§ Bill considered in Committee (according to Order); reported without Amendment; Standing Committee negatived; and Bill to be read 3a on Friday next.