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The Council met, at 2.30 p.m. NATIVE LAND LAWS AMENDMENT BILL. The Native Affairs Committee reported on the Native Land Laws Amendment Bill that it should not be allowed to pro°eSir Frederick Whitaker moved that the bill be committed at half past aeven o>The kniotion was carried after a debate, but on the understanding that only the clausTdealingwith the Commoner be PreSBC FEDERATION UESOLUTIONS. _ Sir Frederick Whitaker moved that tie federation resolutions passed by the House be aoreed to, and that Sir William Fitzherbert'represent the Council at the Conference, the Governor being given power to appoint a substitute should any of those elected be unable to go. After a short debate, m which l»r Grace, Mr Pharazyn, and Mr Richmond took part, the resolutions were adopted. JOINT HOUSE COMMITTEE'S REPORT. Mr Baillie brought up a report from the Joint House Committee that the 1 whole of the Parliament building should be lighted by electricity, and that Bellamy's be incorporated as a club. The former resolution was adopted, and the latter rejected. NATIVE SCHOOL SITES BILL. The Native School Sites Bill passed through Committee with slight verbal, amendments. „„►,„« The Council adjourned till 7.30 p.m. The Council resumed at 7.30 p.m. • NATIVE LAND LAWS AMENDMENT BILL. The Native Land Laws Amendment Bill was considered m Committee. Ten | clauses were struck out, clause 13 being amongst tho&e retained. BILLS PASSED. | The Native Schools site Bill, the j Public Revenues Act Amendment Bill, j the Primage Duty Bill, the Property Tax Bill , and the Kumara Sludge Channel Bill were read a third time and passed. The Council rose at 8.45 p.m.

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LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2519, 16 September 1890

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LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2519, 16 September 1890

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