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Wednesday, 12 October 1910

Question - That the word " upper " proposed to be left out be left out (Senator Guthrie's amendment) - put. The Committee divided.

DIVISION:NOES 11 (2 majority) AYES 9 PAIRS 0

Majority. ... ... 2





Question' so resolved in the negative.

Amendment negatived.

Clause agreed to.

Clause 223 - (1.) The owner of every ship shall . . . mark upon each of her sides ... a circular disc. ..... (2.) The centre of the disc .... shall indicate the maximum load-line in salt water to which it shall be lawful to load the ship. (3.) The position of the disc shall be fixed in accordance with the tables in force in the United Kingdom under the provisions of the Merchant Shipping Act

Provided that, in ships laden with coal, the position of the disc shall be, at all seasons of the year, not higher than that prescribed, by the Hoard of Trade Regulations, for the Winter load-line.

Amendment (by Senator Guthrie) proposed -

Thatafter the word " coal " the words" or deadweight cargo" be inserted.

Progress reported.

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