HL Deb 19 July 1910 vol 6 cc327-8

Amendments reported (according to order).

LORD SAYE AND SELE moved to amend Clause 3, so that it would read—

3. if any horse shipped from any port in Great Britain to any port outside the British Islands has a limb broken or is otherwise seriously injured while on board so as to be incapable of being carried and disembarked without cruelty, the master of the vessel shall forthwith cause the animal to be slaughtered, and every vessel on which a horse is so shipped shall carry a proper killing instrument, to be approved by the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries, for that purpose, and it shall be the duty of the owner and master of every such vessel to see that the vessel is provided with such an instrument, and the master, if so required by an inspector of the Board or of the local authority, shall produce the instrument for his inspection.

Amendments moved—

Clause 3, page 2, line 28, leave out the first ("so")

Clause 3, page 2, lines 28 and 29, leave out ("as to be unable to be led away on disembarkation") and insert ("so as to be incapable of "being carried and disembarked").—(Lord Saye and Sele.)

On Question, Amendments agreed to.

Bill to be read 3a To-morrow, and to be printed as amended. (No. 120.)