§ Bill read 3a (according to order).
§ THE SECRETARY FOR SCOTLAND (Lord BALFOUR of BURLEIGH)
The whole of the Amendments to this Bill which stand in my name are, with one exception, merely of a drafting character. The one Amendment which does not come in this category has been asked for by the Postmaster General, and it provides that in the ease of the tramways sot up under this provisional order the Post Office shall have the same right to contract for the conveyance of mails on those tramways as they have under the Act of 1893.
In Clause 11, page 10, at the end of the Clause to insert as a new Sub-section: 'The provisions of the Conveyance of Mails Act, 1893, with respect to the conveyance of mails on tramways by tramway companies shall apply to the conveyance of mails by the company by means of any vans employed by them for the carriage of parcels on roads.'"—(Lord-Balfour of Burleigh.)
§ Amendment agreed to.
§ Drafting Amendments agreed to.
§ Bill passed and sent to the Commons.