HL Deb 03 August 1897 vol 52 c175

102a. A petitioner against a Bill originating in the House of Commons, who has discussed clauses in that House, shall not on that account be precluded from opposing the preamble of the Bill in this House.

And make present Standing Order 102a into 102b.

New Standing Order 105c:

County Council alleged to be injuriously affected by Bill.

105c. Where the council of any administrative county or county borough petition against a Bill alleging that such county or county borough or some part thereof will be injuriously affected by the Bill, it shall be competent for the Select Committee to whom the Bill is referred, if they think fit, to hear such petitioners or their counsel or agents and witnesses on such allegation against the Bill or any part thereof.