HC Deb 21 June 1904 vol 136 cc679-80

Midland Railway Bill. Lords Amendments considered, and agreed to.

Barnard Castle Gas Bill [Lords]. Read the third time, and passed, with Amendments.

City of London (Central Criminal Court-House) Bill. Read the third time, and passed.

Lancashire Electric Power Bill [Lords]. Read the third time, and passed, without Amendment.

St. Bartholomew's Hospital Bill [Lords]. Read the third time, and passed, with Amendments.

Newcastle-upon-Tyne Corporation Bill [Lords] (by Order). Read a second time, and committed.

Ordered, That it be an Instruction to the Committee on the Newcastle-upon-Tyne Corporation Bill [Lords] to insert the following Clause in Part VIII. of the Bill: Any scheme for the establishment of a superannuation or provident fund under this Act shall not come into operation until the Corporation shall, in respect of that fund, have been registered under The Friendly Societies Act, 1896, and the provisions of that Act (except the proviso to sub-section one of section eight and section forty-one), so far as they are applicable and are not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, shall apply as if (a) the Corporation were a society to which that Act applies and were the trustees of such society; (b) as if the scheme were the rules of such society; (c) as if the superannuation or provident funds were the funds of such society; and (d) as if the contributors to the fund were the members of such society.

Provided, "That the powers of sections seventy, seventy-one, seventy-three, seventy-eight, and seventy-nine of the said Act shall not be exercised without the consent of the Corporation."—(Sir Edward Strachey.)

Clyde Navigation (Works) Bill. Ordered, "That Standing Order 243 be suspended, and that the Bill be now read the third time."—(Mr. Caldwell.)

(King's Consent signified). Bill accordingly read the third time, and passed.

London County Council (General Powers) Bill. Reported, with Amendments, from the Police and Sanitary Committee [Section A]; Report to he upon the Table, and to be printed.

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