Parliamentary Debates; Legislative Council and House of Representatives Volume 87

Parliamentary Debates; Legislative Council and House of Representatives Volume 87

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...of medicines, including cod-liver oil, and other articles of that description. In some cases a considerable sale of these articles was carried on by storekeepers and others. Before this Bill could be really beneficial it would require a new schedule defining what might be considered medicines and drugs. At its present stage he would not oppose the Bill. " _ Bill read a second time. INDUSTRIAL SCHOOLS BILL. Mr. REEVES, in moving the second reading of this Bill, said this was to amend the main Act dealing with industrial schools. The main Act was passed in the year 1882, and was afterwards amended by an Act in 1885. This Bill would sweep away that small amending Act-of 1885 altogether, and would be the only amending Act to the statute of 1882. Without indulging in any general remarks about industrial schools, or the management of them, he would briefly indicate to the House the various points of change in all directions. He would ask the House to consent to the first one, which was contained in subsection (1) of clause 2. It was that the word " or " should be substituted for the word " and " in a certain section of the main Act. It meant that Magistrates should have power to commit certain children to the schools if they were either found wandering about without control, or sleeping in the open-air, or so forth, or were homeless or destitute. Heretofore it had been necessary to prove that they were homeless and destitute, as well as these other things, and there had been'cases of children who had been seriously neglected, and had not been enjoying the discipline of home, who had been sleeping in the open air, or wandering about getting into mischief of all sorts--children thoroughly good subjects more

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  • Paperback | 640 pages
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  • United States
  • English
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