HL Deb 30 April 1900 vol 82 cc249-51

The LORD CHANCELLOR acquainted the House that the following Papers having been commanded to be presented to this House by Her Majesty had been so presented on the following dates by delivery to the Clerk of the Parliaments, pursuant to Order of the House of the 17th February, 1896, viz.:—

1. Merchant Seamen. — Report of a Committee appointed by the Board of Trade on the question of Continuous Discharge Certificates for Seamen, with minutes of evidence, appendix, and index. (10th April.)

2. Trade Reports.—I. Annual Series:—No. 2397. Japan. (19th April.)

No. 2398. United States (Baltimore and District). (19th April.)

No. 2399. Portugal (Mozambique and Quilimane). (19th April.)

No. 2400. Economic Position of the German Empire in 1900. (20th April.)

No. 2401. Trade of Stockholm and the Eastern Coast of Sweden for the Year 1899. (20th April.)

No. 2402. Austria - Hungary (Bohemia). (24th April.)

No. 2403. Germany (Pomerania). (27th April.)

No. 2404. Turkey (Vilayet of Aleppo). (27th April.)

No. 2405. Turkey (Palestine). 27th April.)

No. 2406. Spain (Cadiz and District). (27th April.)

II. Miscellaneous Series:—

No. 524. German Colonial Estimates for 1900. (11th April.)

3. Crofters' Holdings (Scotland) Acts, 1886–7.—Report by Crofters Commission, being for the year ended 31st December, 1899. (11th April.)

4. National Gallery, etc. (Scotland).— Sixth Annual Report to the Secretary for Scotland by the Commissioners and Trustees of the Board of Manufactures in Scotland for the year ended 30th September, 1899. (20th April.)

5. Prisons (Scotland).—Twenty-second Annual Report of the Prison Commissioners for Scotland, being the Sixty-first Annual Report on Prisons in Scotland. (20th April.)

6. Indian Plague Commission(1898–99).—Minutes of Evidence taken by the Indian Plague Commission; with appendices. Vols. I., II., and III. (20thApril.)

7. Workmen's Compensation (Proceedings in Sheriffs Courts in Scotland and in County Courts in Ireland).—Statistics of the proceedings in Sheriffs Courts in Scotland and in County Courts in Ireland under the Workmen's Compensation Act, 1897, and the Employers' Liability Act, 1880, during the year 1898. (26th April.)

8. Board of Education.—Revised Regulations of the 23rd April, 1900, as to certificates of age, proficiency, and school attendance (Elementary Education Act, 1876, Section 24). (27th April.)

9. Agricultural Statistics (Ireland).—Agricultural Statistics of Ireland, with detailed report, for the year 1899. (27th April.)

10. Education (Scotland).—

  1. (1) Scotch Code of Regulations for evening continuation schools for 1900. (28th April.)
  2. (2) General Report by the Chief Inspector of the Western Division 251 of Scotland for the year 1899. (28th April.)

11. Fisheries (Scotland).—The Eighteenth Annual Report of the Fishery Board for Scotland, being for the year 1899, Part I.

Read, and ordered to lie on the Table.