§ The LORD CHANCELLOR acquainted the House that the Clerk of the Parliaments had laid upon the Table the Certificates from the Examiners that the Standing Orders applicable to the following Bills have been complied with: Electric Lighting Provisional Orders (No. 5); Local Government (Ireland) Provisional Orders (No. 2).
§ The same were ordered to lie on the Table.
§ Great Central Railway Bill. Read 2a, and committed, the Committee to be proposed by the Committee of Selection. Sunderland Corporation Bill. Brought from the Commons, read la, and referred to the Examiners.
§ Metropolitan Railway (Pension Fund) Bill [H.L.]; Simon-Carves Bye-Product Coke Oven Construction and Working Company, Limited, Bill [H.L.]. Returned from the Commons agreed to, with Amendments. The said Amendments considered, and agreed to.
§ Local Government (Ireland) Provisional Orders (No. 2) Bill. Read 2a (according to order).