§ 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: Metropolitan Water Board (Various Powers).
§ The same was ordered to lie on the Table.
§ Aberdeen Corporation Order Confirmation Bill [H.L.]. Returned from the Commons agreed to.
§ Pier and Harbour Provisional Order (No. 1) Bill [H.L.]. Returned from the Commons agreed to, with Amendments.
§ Local Government Provisional Orders (No. 10) Bill. Moved, That the Order made on the 20th day of March last, "That no Provisional Order Confirmation Bill brought from the House of Commons shall be read a second time after the 18th day of June next," be dispensed with, and that the Bill be now read 2a; agreed to. Bill read 2aaccordingly, and committed. The Committee to be proposed by the Committee of Selection in regard to the Bradford (Yorks) Order.
§ Local Government Provisional Orders (No. 10) Bill—(Bradford (Yorks) Order) —(opposed). Report from the Committee of Selection, "That the Five Lords appointed a Select Committee on the Local Government Provisional Orders (No. 8) Bill and other Bills do form the Select Committee for the consideration of the Local Government Provisional Orders (No. 10) Bill so far as it relates to Brad ford (Yorks) Order; read, and agreed to. All petitions referred to the Committee, with leave to the petitioners praying to be heard by counsel against the Order to be heard as desired, as also counsel for the Order.