§ The Lord Chancellor acquainted the House, That the Clerk of the Parliaments had laid upon the Table the Certificates from the Examiners that the further Standing Orders applicable to the following Bills have been complied with:—Electric Supply Corporation [H.L.]; Great Yarmouth Waterworks and Lowestoft Water and Gas [H.L.]; Midland Railway [H.L.]; Weston-super-Mare Grand Pier [H.L.]
§ The same were ordered to lie on the Table.
§ Byrne's Divorce Bill [H.L.].—A Bill to dissolve the marriage of Henry Morgan Byrne, Barrister-at-Law, with Edith Laura Byrne, his now wife, and to enable him to marry again; and for other purposes. Presented (on petition), and a copy of the proceedings in and of the decree of the King's Bench Matrimonial Division of the High Court of Justice in Ireland delivered (on oath); Bill read 1a; and to be read 2a on Monday the 11th of March next. The usual Orders made.
§ Folkestone, Sandgate, and Hythe Tramways Bill [H.L.].—Read 2a, and committed.1394
§ Standing Committee.—Ordered, That a Standing Committee be appointed for the consideration of such Public Bills as may be committed to it by the House.
§ Portobello and Musselburgh Tramways (Port Seton Deviation) Order Confirmation Bill.—Brought from the Commons; read 1a; to be printed; and (pursuant to the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act, 1899) deemed to have been read 2a(The Lord Hamilton of Dalzell) and reported from the Committee. (No. 6.)