§ Commons Amendments to Lords Amendments, and Commons Reason for disagreeing to certain of the Amendments made by the Lords considered (according to Order).
Amendments and Reason read as follows:—
Page 12. In Clause (A.) added by the Lords, line 4, after ("satisfied") insert ("by the production of a foreign certificate of survey attested by a British consular officer at the port of survey").
Line 5. After ("and") insert ("are satisfied") and at the end of the clause insert ("provided that Her Majesty may by Order in Council direct that this section shall not apply in the case of an official survey at any foreign port at which it appears to Her Majesty that corresponding provisions are not extended to British ships").
Page 13. Line 5. The Commons propose to restore the word ("such") omitted by the Lords.
Page 14. In Clause (C.) added by the Lords, line 1. the Commons propose to leave out ("January") and insert ("November"), and in line 2, to leave out ("seventy-seven") and insert ("seventy-six").
The Commons disagree to the omission of the words ("under eighty tons register") in page 12. line 24.and lines 38. and 39.
Because it is desirable that the provisions relating to deck and load lines should be made applicable to coasting vessels above eighty tons.
§ Amendments agreed to.
§ Moved, "Not to insist on the Amendments to which the Commons have disagreed."—(The Lord President.)
§ Question put, Whether to insist on the said Amendments?
§ Resolved in the Negative.
Moved, "In lieu thereof to insert the following Clause as a consequential Amendment after Clause 23:—
With respect to the marking of a load line on British ships employed in the coasting trade, the following provisions shall have effect:
§ On Question? Resolved in the Affirmative.
§ Message sent to the House of Commons, To acquaint them, That the Lords do not insist upon their Amendments to which the Commons disagree, and agree to the Amendments made by the Commons to the Amendments made by the Lords to the said Bill, with a consequential Amendment, to which they desire the concurrence of the Commons.