Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 6, 1648-1651. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Veneris, 2 Augusti, 1650.
Trade with Scotland.
A Proviso was tendered to the said Bill, "That this Act, or any thing therein contained, shall not extend to prejudice, infringe, or make void, any Power or Authority which the Lord General, or his Court Martial, may exercise by the Articles of War agreed on and allowed by Parliament:" Which was read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, assented unto.
Ordered, That the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal do issue forth a Writ of Certiorari to the Clerk of the Parliament, to transmit this Act into the Chancery: And that the Lords Commissioners do issue out their Writs to the respective Sheriffs of the several Counties within this Commonwealth, to publish the said Act in the said several Counties, according to the Direction of the said Act.
Witnesses in Cases of Bribery
The Question being propounded, That, in case of Bribery by any Member of this House, such Witness or Witnesses as shall give Testimony, shall not be damnified by reason of such Testimony as he or they shall so give, except in case of Practice or Perjury;
It was Resolved, by the Parliament, That, in case of Bribery by any Members of this House, such Witness or Witnesses as shall give Testimony, shall not be damnified by reason of such Testimony as he or they shall so give, except in case of Practice or Perjury.