HL Deb 19 January 1916 vol 20 c956

Order of the Day for the Third Reading read.

Moved, That the Bill be now read 3a.—(Lord Newton.)

On Question, Bill read 3a.


My Lords, there are some drafting Amendments Standing in my name to Clause 18, but they are merely for the purpose of elucidating the clause and making it clear that fees can be fixed. I beg to move.

Amendments moved— Clause 18, page 10, line 29, leave out ("a") and insert ("such") and after ("Court") and insert ("as may be") Clause 18, page 10, line 38, after ("the") insert ("fixing") and after ("fees") insert ("and scales of costs").—(Lord Newton).

On Question, Amendments agreed to.


The further Amendment standing in my name is to insert a new subsection in Clause 22. The object of this Amendment is to discourage unnecessary appeals to the Refree.

Amendment moved—

Clause 22, page 12, after line 10 insert as a new subsections: (2) Where a referee or board of referees to whom a matter has, under subsection (3) of section five of the principle Act, been referred by the Minister of Munitions on the requirement of the owner of an establishment consider that the requirement was unreasonable, the referee or by the owner of the establishment shall be paid out of the amount of profits divisible under the principal Act."—(Lord Newton.)

On Question, Amendment agreed to.

Bill passed, and returned to the Commons, and to be printed as amended. (No. 199.)