Amendment to Limit the Duration of the Act, Offered and Rejected

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The order of the day being read, the Bill was accordingly read a third time.

Proposed to insert the following Proviso at the end of the Bill:

["Provided, That this Act shall be in force for the space of seven years, and to the end of the then next session of Parliament, and no longer."]

Which being objected to;

After debate, the question was put thereupon, and it was resolved in the Negative.

Moved, "That the Bill do Pass?"

Which being objected to;

After debate, the question was put, whether this Bill shall Pass?

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons to carry down the Bill, and desire their concurrence thereto.