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was a Power which they thought no Committee upon a Bill could take; they might perhaps have filled up the Blank with any Sum they pleased; they might have filled it up with such a large Sum as would have in Effect been the same with granting the Justices an unlimited Jurisdiction; but they could not grant a general and unlimited Jurisdiction by a Bill which, when it came before them, was a Bill for granting a particular and confined Jurisdićtion; and if the granting of such a Jurisdićtion was then thought necessary, the only Method they could take, according to the established Forms of that House, was to order the Bill them before them to be withdrawn, and a new Bill to be brought in ; in which Case, those who thought they might be aggrieved by any Thing in the new Bill would have an Opportunity of being heard against it, which no Man could ever have, if the Method observed in passing the Bill then before them should become an usual Pračtice; for no Man could know, whether he was to be injured by a Bill, or not, till after it had passed through the Committee, and then it would be too late for him to apply. To this it was answered in general, That the Bill then before them was in Effect the very same with the Bill as it was first brought in ; many of the Clauses had, indeed, been altered and amended, but the general Scope and Intention of the Bill was the very same, and they did not think the Committee had-taken any Liberties with the Bill but what were usual, and such as they were fully intitled to take; for, the Reason of their granting an unlimited Power to Justices of Peace with respect ra the Value of the Tithe, was because, upon mature Consideration, they found, that all Aétions and Suits for Tithes, where the Title was not cou- troverted,

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