§ THE PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY OF THE ADMIRALTY (LORD BRUNTISFIELD)
My Lords, I beg leave to introduce a Bill to extend the powers of the Admiralty under Section 20 of the Greenwich Hospital Act, 1865, with respect to the grant and allocation of pensions and pecuniary benefits in the case of persons employed for the purposes of Greenwich Hospital, and otherwise to amend the said section; to provide, on the death of any such persons, for the distribution without probate or other proof of title of sums not exceeding one hundred pounds due to such persons or their legal personal representatives; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid. I beg to move that the Bill be now read 1a.
§ Moved, That the Bill be now read 1a.—(Lord Bruntisfield.)
§ On Question, Bill read 1a, and to be printed.