§ 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:—Local Government Provisional Orders (No. 5).
§ Also the Certificate that the further Standing Orders applicable to the following Bill have been complied with:—Macclesfield and District Tramways (Abandonment).
§ The same were ordered to lie on the Table.2
§ Crystal Palace Company Bill [H.L.].—Read 3a. Amendments made. — Bill passed, and sent to the Commons.
§ Manchester Corporation Bill; Burnley Corporation Bill; Blackburn Corporation Bill.—Report from the Committee of Selection, That the Earl of Stradbroke be proposed to the House as a Member of the Select Committee on the said Bills in the place of the Lord Monk Bretton; read, and agreed to.
§ Falkirk and District Water Order Confirmation Bill [H.L.].—A Bill to confirm a Provisional Order relating to Falkirk and District Water. Was presented by the Lord Herschell; read 1a; to be printed; and (pursuant to 3 the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act, 1899, Section 7); deemed to have been read 2a; and reported from the Committee. (No. 135.)