§ 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:—Garw and Ogmore Gas; London County Council (General Powers); Wolverhampton Corporation; Doncaster Corporation; Manchester Corporation.
§ The same were ordered to lie on the Table.
§ Standing Orders Committee.—Report from, That the Standing Orders not compiled with in respect of the petition for the River Wandle Protection Bill ought to be dispensed with, and leave given to introduce the Bill. Read and agreed to.
§ Ammanford Urban District Council Water Bill [H.L.].—Leave given to the Select Committee to adjourn over this day, and not to sit to-morrow till Three o'clock.1474
§ St. Marylebone Borough Council (Superannuation) Bill [H.L.].—Commons Amendments considered, and agreed to.
§ Paisley District Tramways Order Confirmation Bill [H.L.].—A Bill to confirm a Provisional Order relating to Paisley District Tramways—Was presented by the Lord Denman (for the Lord Herschell) (pursuant to the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act, 1899, Sections 8 and 9); read 1a, and to be printed. (No. 86.)
§ Education Board Provisional Orders Confirmation (London) Bill [H.L.].—Read 2a (according to order).
§ Electric Lighting Provisional Orders (No. 2) Bill (No. 88); Land Drainage Provisional Order Bill (No. 89); Metropolitan Commons Provisional Order Bill (No. 90).—Read 1a; to be printed, and referred to the Examiners.
§ Private and Provisional Order Confirmation Bills.—Ordered, That Standing Orders Nos. 92 and 93 be suspended; and that the time for depositing petitions praying to be heard against Private and Provisional Order Confirmation Bills, also the time for depositing Documents relating to any Order under The Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act, 1899, which would otherwise expire during the adjournment of the House at Whitsuntide, be extended to the first day on which the House shall sit after the Recess.