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For Order for the commitment or discharge of any person
FEES to be paid on the TAXATION of COSTS on PRIVATE BILLS.
For every application or reference to "The Taxing Officer of the House
For every 1001. of any Bill which shall be allowed by the Taxing Officer -
For every Certificate which shall be signed by The Speaker
For Copies of any Documents in the office of the Taxing Officer, per folio of 72 words
That the same Fees be paid in case The Speaker shall refer to the Taxing Officer any Bill of Costs, under the authority of an Act of the sixth year of his late Majesty King George the Fourth, "To establish a Taxation of Costs on Private Bills in the House of Commons."
That every Bill for the particular interest or benefit of any person or persons, whether the same be brought in upon Petition, or Motion, or Report from a Committee, or brought from the Lords, hath been and ought to be deemed a Private Bill within the meaning of the Table of Fees.
The preceding fees shall be charged, paid, and received at such times, in such manner, and under such regulations as The Speaker shall from time to time direct.
Mercurii, 27° die Julii, 1864.
Ordered, That the said Table of Fees be a Standing Order of this House.
Clerk of the House of Commons,
RELATING TO PRIVATE BUSINESS.
[For Index to Public Business, see p. 18.]
Note. The figures, 158a, 127, 238, &c., refer to the Number of each Standing Order relating to Private Business, App. (A.), p. 121, to the Appendix (A.), with the page at which the same will be found.
Bills continuing or amending, where no further work is proposed to be made, included in the 1st Class of Bills, 1.
The intention to apply for an extension of time granted by, or to amend or repeal, to be stated in the notices, 3.
In case of relinquishment of works, or part thereof sanctioned by any former act, notice to be served upon owners, &c. 16.
In case of alteration or repeal of statutory provisions, notice to be served upon owners, &c., 17.
Additional Provisions. See Petitions for additional Provision.
Adjournment of Committees:
Causes of adjournment of committee on opposed Bill to be specially reported to the House, 126.
The committee clerk to give notice of adjournment in the Private Bill Office, 238.
Advertisements. See Notices by Advertise
Proof by, may be admitted by the Examiner, 76.
May be admitted by committees on Bills in proof of compliance with the standing orders, 141.
How such affidavit shall be sworn, 141.
May be admitted in proof of consents, 142.
In proof of notices, and allegations in the preambles of Bills for inclosing lands, 176.
Declaration by the agent to be annexed to the petition and Bill deposited in the Private Bill Office, on or before the 17th December and particulars required to be stated in the agent's declaration, 32.
Copies of the estimate, &c. to be delivered at the Private Bill Office, for the use of any agent who may apply for the same, 35, 36.
Declaration and estimate, signed by the party or agent soliciting the Bill, may be deposited in certain cases, and no deposit of money required, 59.
Copy of the Bill to be laid, under certain circumstances, by the agent before the Chairman of Ways and Means and the Counsel to Mr. Speaker, 80, 82, 84.
Clause or amendment proposed at a certain stage of any Bill to be submitted by the agent to the Chairman of Ways and Means, &c., 85.
Copy of Lords' amendments and of proposed amendments thereto, to be laid by the agent before the Chairman of Ways and Means, &c., 86.
Copies of Bills signed by the agent, to be laid by him before each member of the committee, 137.
May petition and be heard against Bill, 133a.
Bills, Private. See Private Bills.
Bills relating to, to be deposited at the General Register Office, Somerset House, on or before 18th December, 33; Bills from Lords not later than two days after first reading, 60; Bills as amended in committee three clear days before consideration, 84.
Blank Form of Proxy:
To be enclosed in circular convening special meeting to consider Bills, 62, 64. Board of Agriculture and Fisheries:
Deposits of maps with, 24; of plans and sections with, on or before 30th November, 30; of Bills with, on or before 18th December, 33; Bills from the Lords not later than two days after first reading, 60; Bills as amended in committee three clear days before consideration, 84.
Board of Conservators:
Deposit of plans and sections with, in the case of a work situate on the banks, foreshore, or bed of any river subject to, 26a,
Board of Education:
Deposit of Bills with, 33, 60, 84.
Board of Trade:
Deposit of plans, &c., at, before 30th November:-Tramway Maps, 25a. Electrical Energy Supply Maps, 256. Plans, &c., in cases of Bills affecting Tidal Lands, 26. Plans, &c., in cases of Railway, Tramway, and Canal Bills, 27.
Printed copies of Bills to be deposited on or before 18th December, 33; Bills from the Lords not later than two days after first reading, 60; Bills as amended in committee three clear days before consideration, 84.
Deposit of estimate in case of works to be executed by local authority, 36a.
Report from, to be laid before the committee in cases of Bills seeking powers to levy tolls, &c., in excess of those already authorised, 145a.
Committees on Bills to notice in their report the recommendation of any public department referred to them, 150.
Board of Trade-continued.
Report from officer of the Railway Department to be required in certain cases where level of any road is altered or crossed by a railway, 154, 155.
Committees on railway Bills to report specially concerning reports of public departments, 157.
Report from, in cases of Bills relating to the supply of electricity to persons other than the promoters, 157a.
Report from, in cases of abandonment of Railway, &c., Bills, 158b.
Proof, in certain cases, to be given to the satisfaction of the, that capital has been paid up, 163.
Declaration as to payment of interest. to be deposited, 167.
Book of Reference:
Time and place of deposit of, to be stated in the notices, 4.
To be deposited, with plans, with the clerk of the peace, &c., 24.
In all cases in the Private Bill Office, 25, 39.
In the case of Railway, Tramway, and Canal Bills, with the Board of Trade, 27.
In the case of a work in London, with the London County Council, 28.
In certain cases with clerks of local authorities, 29.
In case of burial ground, common or commonable land, &c., with Home Office and Board of Agriculture and Fisheries, 30.
To be deposited with copy of gazette notice, 31.
Contents thereof, 46.
Deposit thereof in case of alteration in works while Bill is in Parliament, 61.
To be signed by chairman, &c., if produced before committee, 146.
To be verified as Mr. Speaker shall direct, 249.
Bills for making and maintaining, included in the 2nd Class of Bills, 1. Dimensions of, to be marked on plans, 26, 26A.
In the case of railways, to be marked on the section, 51, 53.
Regulations as to fences on bridges, 145, 154.
Plans to describe brooks, to be diverted into canals, &c., 41.
Buildings, yards, court-yards, &c., to be shown on the plans on a scale of not less than a quarter of an inch to every 100 feet, 40.
Burial Grounds or Cemeteries:
Bills for making and maintaining, included in the 1st Class of Bills, 1.
Notices to specify limits of, 5.
Notice to be served on or before 15th December upon the owner and occupier of every dwelling-house within 300 yards,
Deposit of plans, &c., in case of power being sought to take or disturb any churchyard, burial ground, or cemetery,
Printed copy of Bill relating to any churchyard, burial ground, &c., to be deposited at the Home Office on or before the 18th December, 33; Bills from the Lords not later than two days after first reading, 60; Bills as amended in committee three clear days before consideration, 84.
Limits of burial ground or cemetery to be defined by clause, 187.
Calls on Shares (Railways):
Clause to be inserted in Railway Bills prohibiting interest to be paid on calls, 167.
Canals, Cuts, Reservoirs, Aqueducts, Navigations, &c.:
Bills for making, maintaining, varying, extending, or enlarging, included in the 2nd Class of Bills, 1.
Notices by advertisement to contain certain particulars, 7.
Requirements as to notices when it is proposed to abstract water from any stream, 14.
Copy of plans, &c., to be deposited at the Board of Trade on or before 30th November, 27.
Printed copy of every Canal Bill to be deposited at the Board of Trade, on or before the 18th December, 33; Bills from the Lords not later than two days after first reading, 60; Bills as amended. in committee three clear days before. consideration, 84.
Form of estimate in the case of, 37. Particulars to be described in plans and sections, 41, 43, 47, 51, 52.
Printed copy of Bill to be laid before the General Committee on Railway and Canal Bills at their first meeting, 102.
Canals, &c.- continued.
Bills seeking powers to levy tolls in excess of those already authorised, to be reported on by Board of Trade, and committee to report specially, 145a.
No railway companies to acquire, unless committee reports that such restriction should not be enforced, 156.
Bills read a second time and committed to stand referred to the General Committee, 208.
Unopposed Bills, when treated as opposed, to be again referred to the General Committee, 209.
Capital. See Mortgage.
Cemeteries. See Burial Grounds, &c.
Deposit of statement relating to working class houses on or before 21st December, 38.
Chairman, Deputy. See Deputy Chairman.
Chairman of Committee of Ways and Means:
To confer with the Chairman of Committees of the House of Lords, or with his Counsel, in order to determine in which House the respective Bills should be first considered, 79.
With the assistance of the Counsel to Mr. Speaker, to examine all Bills, whether opposed or unopposed, and copies of such Bills to be laid by the agent before them not later than the day after the Examiner shall have indorsed the petition, 80.
To report on Bills relating to government contracts, 81.
Copies of Bill as proposed to be submitted to the committee on any Bill, to be laid before him and the Counsel to Mr. Speaker two days before the meeting of the committee, 82.
To report special circumstances relative to any Bill, or opinion that an unopposed should be treated as an opposed Bill, 83. Copy of Bill as amended in committee to be laid before him and the Counsel to Mr. Speaker three days before the consideration thereof, 84.
Clauses or amendments offered on consideration of any Bill ordered to lie upon the Table, or verbal amendments on third reading, to be submitted to him and the Counsel to Mr. Speaker, and the Chairman to report whether the same should be entertained without being referred to Standing Orders Committee, 85, 216.
Copy of amendments made in the Lords to a Bill, and of proposed amendments thereto, to be laid before him and
Chairman of Committee of Ways and Meanscontinued.
the Counsel to Mr. Speaker on the day previous to the consideration of the same by the House, 86.
With the Deputy Chairman and seven other members of the House to be Referees on Private Bills, 87.
To make rules of practice and procedure of the Referees, 88.
To be ex-officio Chairman of Committees on unopposed Bills, 109.
On his report that any unopposed Bill ought to be treated as opposed it is to be again referred to the Committee of Selection, or General Committee on Railway and Canal Bills, who are so to treat it, 209.
On or before consideration of report of Bill, to report whether the Bill contains the provisions required by the standing orders, 215.
With Chairman of Committees of House of Lords to determine practice and procedure under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act, 251.
Reports on draft provisional orders to the Secretary for Scotland, signed by him, to be laid before the House, 252.