Mr. R. Gordon
said, he observed that the Act of the 9 Geo. 4. had, by some mistake, omitted to point out the method by which the sum arising from licensing Lunatic Asylums was to be disposed of; he now moved for leave to 267 bring in a bill to authorize the magistrates of counties to call upon the clerks of the peace to pay over the money to the treasurer of the county, for the fulfilment of the purposes of the Act. These sums were now considerable, amounting in one county, to 1,100l.
seconded the motion, and leave being given, Mr. Gordon brought in the bill; it was read a first time.