Parliamentary Papers, Volume 15

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Page vi - The skin, hung up by the nose, measured 10 feet 2 inches, from the point of the nose to the tip of the tail, and was sold for seven shillings and sixpence in the common course of business.
Page 6 - Trade, by or on behalf of the servants, or any class of the servants, of a railway company, that the hours of labour of those servants, or of that class, or, in any special case, of any particular servants engaged in working the traffic...
Page 6 - If it is represented to the board of trade, by or on behalf of the servants, or any class of the servants, of a railway company...
Page vi - Orders of The House, examined the matters to them referred; and have agreed to the following REPORT...
Page vi - ... or fishermen, whether scientific experts or statisticians, there seems to be no doubt that a considerable diminution has occurred amongst the more valuable classes of flat fish, especially among soles and plaice, and that, this diminution must be attributed to over-fishing by trawlers in certain localities.
Page 6 - ... of any particular servants engaged in working the traffic, on any part of the lines of the company, are excessive, or do not provide sufficient intervals of uninterrupted rest between the periods of duty, or sufficient relief in respect of Sunday duty, the Board of Trade shall inquire into the representation.
Page 112 - A person shall not sell, expose for sale, consign for sale, or buy for sale, — (1.) Any oysters known at the passing of this Act in the oyster trade as " deep-sea
Page xiv - ... but when we turn to the great fishing grounds of the North Sea, if your Committee is to rely on the evidence which has been laid before them by all persons interested in the fisheries, whether trawlers or linesmen, whether...
Page xv - ... waters immediately adjacent to the various countries are concerned, on those various countries ; that, for the effective realisation of this object, the present territorial limit of three miles is insufficient, and that, for fishery purposes alone, this limit should be extended, provided such extension can be effected upon an international basis, and with due regard to the rights and interests of all nations. Your Committee would earnestly recommend that a proposition on these lines should be...
Page 215 - I do not know that I can add anything to what has been already said in the text of the Lecture on this point.

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