§ MR. ARTHUR ARNOLD
asked the First Lord of the Treasury, Whether, in pursance of his statement On August 7th 1883, that with regard to Private Estates Bills— 818We ought to look to the aid of the House of Lords, for these Bills are made the subject in the House of Lords of a regular reference to Judges. From that source we may possibly obtain some assistance which will be a guide to the House of Commons, and which, at any rate, will secure our giving due attention to these important measures. Probably the attention of my noble and learned Friend the Lord Chancellor has been called to the subject, and I am sure he will be ready to consider whether anything can be done in that direction,Her Majesty's Government will propose, by a new Standing Order, that a report shall be made to the House in the case of Private Estate Bills containing provision for extending the term, or the area of any settlement of land?
I have had an opportunity of considering this matter, and I think it desirable that a Standing Order should be adopted, and that a Report should be made to the House in the case of Private Estate Bills containing provision for extending the term or the area of any settlement of land.