§ Order of the Day for the house to be put into Committee read.
§ Moved, That the House do now resolve itself into Committee.—(Lord Danesfort.)
§ On Question, Motion agreed to.
§ House in Committee accordingly:
§ [The EARL OF ONSLOW in the Chair.]
§ Clause 1:
§ Amendment as to cheques drawn by a bank on itself.
§ 1. Sections seventy-six to eighty-two of the Bills of Exchange Act, 1882 (which relate to crossed cheques), as amended by the Bills of Exchange (Crossed Cheques) Act, 1906, shall apply to a banker's draft as if the draft were a cheque.
§ For the purposes of this section, the expression "banker's draft" means a draft payable on demand drawn by an office of a bank upon itself, or upon some other office of the same bank.
§ LORD DANESFORT
In the absence of my noble friend Lord Atkin, I wish to move the Amendment standing in his name, to leave out all words after "by" ["by an office of a bank"] down to and including "same" and insert "or on behalf of a bank upon itself whether payable at the head office or some other office of the".
Clause 1, page 1, line 13, leave out from ("by") to ("bank") in line 14 and insert ("or on behalf of a bank upon itself whether payable at the head office or some other office of the").—(Lord Danesfort.)
§ On Question, Amendment agreed to.
§ Clause 1, as amended, agreed to.
§ Remaining clause agreed to.