§ 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:—;Gas Companies (Removal of Sulphur Restrictions.)
§ The same was ordered to lie on the Table.
§ Manchester Churches Bill [H.L.]. The Chairman of Committees informed the House that the opposition to the Bill was withdrawn. The Orders made on the 22nd of March and Thursday last discharged, and Bill committed.
§ Folkestone and District Electricity Supply Bill [H.L.]. The Chairman of Committes informed the House that the opposition to the Bill was withdrawn. The Orders made on the 29th of March and Thursday last discharged, and Bill committed.
§ Hull and Barnsley Railway (Steam Vessels) Bill [H.L.]; Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Tramways Bill [H.L.]; Havana United Railways and Regla Warehouses Bill [H.L.]; North Metropolitan Tramways Bill; Hull and Barnsley and Great 1102 Central Railway Companies Bill [H.L.]. Reported, with Amendments.
§ Scottish Union and National Insurance Company Bill [H.L.]—;(Petition for additional Provision). Examiners' Certificate of non-compliance with the Standing Orders referred to the Standing Orders Committee on Monday next.
§ H. R. Baines & Company Bill [H.L.]; Vauclain's Patent Bill [H.L.]. Returned from the Commons agreed to.
§ Great Yarmouth Waterworks and Lowestoft Water and Gas Bill [H.L.]; Western Valleys (Monmouthshire) Sewerage Board Bill [H.L.]. Report from the Committee of Selection, That the Five Lords appointed a Select Committee on the Mullingar, Kells, and Drogheda Railway Bill [H.L.] and other Bills do form the Select Committee for the consideration of the Great Yarmouth Waterworks, and Lowestoft Water and Gas Bill [H.L.], and the Western Valleys (Monmouthshire) Sewerage Board Bill [H.L.]; read, and agreed to. All petitions referred to the Committee, with leave to the petitioners praying to be heard by counsel against the Bills to be heard as desired, as also counsel for the Bills.