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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11. The Council met at "2.30 p.m. THE OATHS BILL. The amendments made m the Oaths Bill hy the House of Representatives were disagreed with. BILLS PASSED. The Mining Companies Act Amendment Bill was read a second time and passed without amendment. -. The Mines Act Amendment Bill was considered m Committee and passed without amendments. SCHOOL COMMITTEES ELHCTION BILL. The second reading of the School Committees Election Bill was moved by Mr Stevens. Dr Pollen moved that it be read this day six months. The second reading was carried by 17 to 9, „ , The Council resumed at 7 30 p.m. WESTPOKT-NGAKAWAtT. Mr Stevens moved the second reading cf the Westport-Ngakawau Railway Bill. Mr Shrimski opposed, the Bill. Mr McLean said that considering the position which he held m the Union Company, he would not vote either way. At the same time he declared that the company had nothing to do with the West Coast Coal companies. Dr. Pollen opposed the Bill. Mr Buckley strongly opposed the Bill, which he characterised as iniquitous, and hoped those interested would not vote on the measure. The second reading was carried by 14 to 7. . . THE SCHOOL COMMITTEES ELECTION BILL. The Council went into Committee on the School Committees Election Bill which was passed without amendment, read a third time, and passed. The Council rose at 9.55 p.m.

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LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2516, 12 September 1890

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LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2516, 12 September 1890

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