§ 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:—South-Western and Isle of Wight Junction Railway (Extension of Time).
§ And also the Certificate that the further proofs required by the Standing Orders Committee in respect of the following Bill have been given:—Bristol Tramways (Extensions) [H.L.].
§ The same were ordered to lie on the Table.
§ Richard Jaeger's Patent. Petition of Henry Ernest Victor Baron de Barreto, praying for leave to introduce a Bill for rendering valid certain Letters Patent granted to Richard Jaeger in respect of an invention for an improved process for the dry slaking of lime, and apparatus therefor; together with a copy of the proposed Bill annexed thereto; read, and referred to the Examiners.
§ Great Northern and City Railway (Extension of Time) Bill. Read 2a, and committed.
§ Maidenhead Bridge Bill [H.L.]; Liverpool and Wigan Churches Bill [H L.]; Weaver Navigation (Additional Finance) Bill [H.L.]; Weaver Navigation (Constitution and Finance) Bill [H.L.]; Neath, Pontardawe, and Brynaruan Railway Bill [H.L.]; Barry Railway (Steam Vessels) Bill [H.L.]; Cardiff Railway Bill [H.L.]; Great Western Railway Bill [H.L.; Alexandra (Newport and South 582 Wales) Docks and Railway Bill [H.L.]. Report from the Committee of Selection, That the following Lords be proposed to the House to form the Select Committee for the consideration of the said Bills; viz.:—
- E. Kimberley,
- L. Sinclair,
- L. Bateman,
- L. O'Hagan,
- L. Newton (chairman).
§ Metropolitan Common Scheme (Farnborough) Provisional Order Bill. Brought from the Commons; read 1a; to be printed; and referred to the Examiners. (No. 41.)