§ The LORD CHANCELLOR acquainted the House, That the Clerk of the Parliaments had laid upon the Table the Certificate from the Examiners that the Standing Orders applicable to the following Bill have been complied with:—south Barracas (Buenos Ayres) Gas and Coke Company [H.L.].
§ And also the Certificate that the Standing Orders have not been complied with in respect of the Petition for the following Bill:—Dover Harbour.
§ The same were ordered to lie oh the Table.
§ Dover Harbour—(Petition for Bill). Examiners' Certificate of non-compliance with the Standing Orders referred to the Standing Orders Committee on Thursday next.
§ Newry, Keady, and Tynan Light Railway Bill; London County Council (General Powers) Bill; North British Railway (General Powers) Bill; Shropshire Worcestershire, and Staffordshire Electric Power Bill; Great Northern Railway (Ireland) Bill; London County 702 Council (Money) Bill; Metropolitan Electric Tramways Bill. Moved, That the order made on the 16th day of March last, "That no Private Bill brought from the House of Commons shall be read a second time after the 27th day of June next," be dispensed with, and that the Bills be now read 2a; agreed to. Bills read 2a accordingly.
§ Ocean Accident and Guarantee Corporation Bill [H.L.]. Read 3a. Amendments made Bill passed, and sent to the Commons.
§ London County Council (General Powers) Bill. Standing Order No. 93 considered (according to order), and dispensed with, with respect to a Petition of the Electrical Contractors' Association and others. Leave given to present the said Petition.703
§ Local Government Provisional Order No. 16) Bill (No. 115); Local Government Provisional Orders (No. 17) Bill (No. 116); Electric Lighting Provisional Orders (No. 4) Bill (No. 117); Electric Lighting Provisional Orders (No. 5) Bill (No. 118); Electric Lighting Provisional Orders (No. 6) Bill (No. 119); Brought from the Commons and read 1a; to be printed; and referred to the Examiners.