§ Law Guarantee Trust and Accident and United Legal Indemnity Insurance Societies Bill [H. L.].—The Chairman of Committees informed the House that the Promotors do not intend to proceed further with the Bill: Order for the Second Reading To-morrow discharged: Ordered, that the Bill be not further proceeded with.
§ Pier and Harbour Provisional Order (No. 3.) Bill [H.L.].—Reported from the Select Committee with Amendments, and re-committed to a Committee of the Whole House.
§ London County Council (General Powers) Bill, Manchester Corporation Bill, Widnes Corporation Bill, Tyne Improvement Bill.—Moved, That the order made on the 25th day of March last, "That no Private 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 Bills be now read 2a; agreed to; Bills read 2a accordingly, and committed; the Committees to be proposed by the Committee of Selection.
§ Cardiff Railway Bill [H.L.]; King's College, London (Transfer) Bill [H.L.]; 294 Audenshaw Urban District Council Bill [H.L].—Returned from the Commons agreed to, with Amendments. The said Amendments considered, and agreed to.
§ Companies (Consolidation) Bill [H.L.]; Post Office Consolidation Bill [H.L.]; Statute Law Revision Bill [H.L.].—Message from the Commons that they have appointed a Committee to consist of Seven Members to join with the Committee appointed by this House, and to request this House to add two Lords to the Joint Committee. The said Message to be considered on Wednesday next.
§ Board of Trade (Provisional Orders) Bill [H.L.].—A Bill to enable rules to be made regulating the procedure with respect to Provisional Orders made by the Board of Trade under certain Acts of Parliament, and for other matters incidental thereto. Was presented by the Lord Hamilton of Dalzell; read 1a, and to be printed. (No. 113.)
§ Lanarkshire (Middle Ward District) Water Order Confirmation Bill.—Brought from the Commons and read la; to be printed; and (pursuant to the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act, 1899), deemed to have been read 2a (The Lord Denman for the Lord Herschell), and reported from the Committee. (No. 116.)
§ Local Government Provisional Order (No. 11) Bill. (No. 117.); Marriages Provisional Order Bill. (No. 118.)—Brought from the Commons and read 1a; to be printed, and referred to the Examiners.
§ Electric Lighting Provisional Orders (No. 3) Bill [H.L.]; Pier and Harbour Provisional Orders (No. 2) Bill [H.L.].—Read 3a (according to order), and passed, and sent to the Commons.