Rejected Motions

Mr. Townshend' s Motion

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Mr˙ T˙ Townshend offered an amendment, making temporary that part of the Bill which relates to the Legislative Council.

This produced a short debate, but it passed in the Negative, without a division.

Mr. Dempster' s Motion

Mr˙ Dempster offered an amendment, for establishing rules to be observed in the making of Ordinances; which also passed in the Negative.

Mr. C. Fox' s Motion

Mr˙ C˙ Fox proposed an amendment, to secure the religious Orders their rights and properties, as a corporate body claiming under the capitulation.

Which was rejected without a division.

Mr. Dempster' s Motion

Mr˙ Dempster then proposed to amend the Bill, giving to the Canadians, claiming it, the benefit of the English laws of habeas corpus, and bail, in cases of commitment.

And the question being put, the House divided: Yeas, 21; Nays 76.

So it passed in the Negative.

Ordered, That the Bill be read the third time, upon Monday morning next.