THE CHAIRMAN or COMMITTEES (THE EARL OF DROGHEDA):
My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper.
§ Moved, That the promoters of the Bill have leave to suspend any further proceedings thereon, in order to proceed with the Bill, if they shall think fit, in the next Session of Parliament, provided that notice of their intention to do so be lodged in the Office of the Clerk of the Parliaments not later than three o'clock on the day prior to the close of the present Session, and that all fees clue thereon up to that period be paid;
§ That such Bill shall be deposited in the Office of the Clerk of the Parliaments not later than three o'clock on or before the third day on which the House shall sit after the commencement of the next Session of Parliament, with a declaration annexed thereto, signed by the agent, stating that the Bill is the same in every respect as the Bill at the last stage of the proceedings thereon in this House in the present Session;
§ That the proceedings on such Bill shall be pro formâ only in regard to every stage through which the same shall have passed in the present Session, and that no new fees be charged in regard to such stages;
§ That the Standing Orders by which the proceedings on Bills are regulated shall not apply to such Bill in regard to any of the stages through which the same shall have passed during the present Session;
§ That all petitions presented in the present Session against the Bill shall stand referred to the Committee on the same Bill in the next Session of Parliament,—(The Earl of Drogheda.)929
§ On Question, Motion agreed to, and ordered accordingly: Then, ordered that a Message be sent to the Commons to acquaint them with the said Resolution and to desire their concurrence.