§ The LORD CHANCELLOR acquainted the House, That the Clerk of the Parliaments had laid upon the Table the Certificate from the Examiners that the further Standing Orders applicable to the following Bill have been complied with:—North-Western Electricity and Power Gas.
§ Also the Certificate that no Standing Orders are applicable to the following Bill:—Land Drainage Provisional Order.
§ The same were ordered to lie on the Table.
§ South-Western and Isle of Wight Junction Railway (Extension of Time) Bill. Reported, with an Amendment.
§ Scotch Education Department Provisional Order Confirmation (Edinburgh) 3 Bill [H.L.]. A Bill to confirm a Provisional Order made by the Scotch Education Department under the Education (Scotland) Act, 1878, to enable the School Board of the Burgh of Edinburgh to put in force the Lands Clauses Acts — Was presented by the Earl Waldegrave (for the Lord Kintore (E. Kintore)).Then it was moved, that the Order of the 14th of March last, "That no Bill originating in this House confirming any Provisional Order or Provisional Certificate shall be read a first time after Tuesday the 3rd day of May next," be dispensed with in respect of the said Bill, and that the Bill be now read 1ª agreed to; Bill read 1ª accordingly; to be printed; and referred to the Examiners. (No. 98.)
§ Education Board Provisional Order (Swansea) Bill (No. 99). Local Government Provisional Orders (No. 14) Bill (No. 100). Local Government Provisional Order (No. 15) Bill (No. 101). Read 1a, to be printed; and referred to the Examiners.