§ [SECOND READING.]
§ Order of the Day for the Second Reading read.
§ THE LORD CHANCELLOR
My Lords, this is a Bill in the same category as the last one. It was originally introduced by our predecessors, and it has already passed through your Lordships' House. The sole purpose of the measure is to allow captains of ships at sea to take evidence on board ship for any purpose relating to proceedings in a Prize Court. I beg to move the Second Reading.
§ Moved, "That the Bill be now read 2a.—(The Lord Chancellor.)
§ On Question, Bill read 2a, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on Tuesday next.
§ House adjourned at twenty-five minutes before Five o'clock to Monday next, a quarter before Eleven o'clock,