July 6, 1901. The standing committee on law has started its consideration of the Children's Bill. The promoters have now formulated their compromise amendments. The most important requires "Every person who sends any child under the age of 14 to any licensed premises for the purpose of obtaining any intoxicating liquor for consumption by any person on or off the premises, knowing the child to be under that age, shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding 40 shillings for the first offence and five pounds for any subsequent offence". {{COUNTERPOINT }}