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Charitable Purposes :

Bills relating to property held in trust for, included in the 1st Class of Bills, 1.

Charity Commission :

Deposit of Bills with, 33.

Charters and Corporations :

Bills for enlarging or altering powers of, included in the 1st Class of Bills, 1.

Christmas Day:

No notice to be given or application made on, 21.

No deposit of documents on, to be deemed valid, 23.

Committees :
Committee Clerk :

To give notice to the Private Bill Office of the time appointed by committees on opposed Bills for consideration of remaining Bills of groups, and of postponement of consideration of Bills, 125.

To enter on the minutes the names of all members attending committees, and to take down the names of members voting in any division, such lists to be given with report to the House, 139.

Notice of intended appointment of committee to inspect Lords' Journals to be given to committee clerks, 222.

To take charge of Bills when committed, 233.

To give notice in Private Bill Office of adjournment of committees, 238.

After report on any Bill is made out, to deliver to Private Bill Office a printed copy of Bill, with written amendments made by committee, 240.

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Committee of Selection :

How constituted, 98.

To nominate the General Committee on Railway and Canal Bills, 99.

To discharge members on that committee and add others, and to appoint the chairman of such committee, 100.

Printed copies of Bills (not being Railway or Canal Bills), to be laid before the committee, 102.

Committee to group all Bills (not being Railway or Canal Bills), 103.

To fix the time for holding the first meeting of every committee on a Bill, 105.

To name Bill or Bills to be considered on the first day, 106.

How to distinguish opposed and unopposed Bills, 107.

To constitute committees on opposed Bills referred to them, 108.

To constitute committees on unopposed Bills referred to them, 109.

To give notice to members of the week in which they will be required to be in attendance, 110.

To give notice to members of their appointment, and transmit form of declara. tion to be filled up, 111.

If members do not return declaration, to report their names to the House, 112.

To have power to discharge any member or members of a committee, and to substitute other members, 113.

To have power to send for persons, papers, and records, 114.

To appoint three members of a coinmittee on an opposed Railway or Canal Bill, 115.


Commissioners of Public Works in Ireland :

Deposit of printed copies of Bills with, 33, 60, 84.

Commissioners of Woods :

Deposit of printed copies of Bills with, 33, 60, 84.

Commissioners of Works :

Deposit of printed copies of Bills with, 33, 60, 84.

Commissioners (Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act):

To be selected and proposed by the Committee of Selection, 253.

Committee of Selection-continued.

To appoint committees on opposed
Bills (not being Railway, Canal or Divorce
Bills), 116.

In certain cases, Bills to be referred back to them by the committees thereon as unopposed, 136.

Money Bills promoted by the London County Council

, to be referred, after second reading, to a select committee nominated by the Committee of Selection, 194.

Every Bill (not being a Railway, Canal, or Divorce Bill) to be referred to them, after second reading and commitment, 208.

Bills for confirming provisional orders or certificates to stand referred to Committee of. Selection or General Committee on Railway and Canal Bills, after second reading and commitment, 208a.

When an unopposed Bill is to be treated as opposed, to be again referred to them, 209.

Notice to be given to the Private Bill Office by the clerk, of the day and hour appointed for meeting of a committee on a Bill, 236.

To select and propose 15 members to form parliamentary panel to act as commissioners under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act, 253.

Committees on Opposed Bills--continued.
Declaration of members.

No committee to proceed to business until declaration be signed, 117.

Quorum, 118.

No member to absent himself, except in case of sickness or by order of the House, 119.

Proceedings in case of absence of chairman, 120.

Proceedings to be suspended if quorum not present, 121.

Members not present to be reported to the House, 122.

Absence of quorum to be reported, 123.

Method of deciding questions, 124.

Order in which Bills are to be considered, 125.

Causes of adjournment to be specially reported, 126.

Not to consider petition against Bill except ground of objection distinctly specified, 127.

Not to hear petitioners against Bill unless petition be prepared in strict conformity with the rules of the House, and presented not later than ten clear days after first reading, 128.

Petitioners may be heard on the ground of competition, 129.

Locus Standi of Shareholders, 130.
Of Dissenting Shareholders, 131.
Of Railway Companies, 132.
Of bodies representing Trades, &c., 133.
Of Associations, &c., 133a.

Of Municipal Authorities and Inhabitants of Towns, &c., 134.

Of Local Authorities, 131a.

Of Municipal or Local Authorities, 134a.

Of County Councils, 1346, 134c.

Of owners of Rivers or River Conservancies, &c., 134d.

Of Conservators of Forests, &c., 134e. Of owners, &c., against Tramway Bills, 135.

When opposed Bill may be treated as unopposed, 136.

Petition against Bill to stand referred to the committee on the Bill, 210.

Four clear days' notice to be given of meeting of committee, 236.

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Committees on Unopposed Bills :

Appointment by Committee of Selection 109.

Member locally interested not to vote, 138.



Committees-continued. Committees on Bills, whether Opposed on Committees on Bills, whether Opposed or Unopposed :

Unopposedcontinued. Copies of Bill as proposed to be sub- To report specially how recommendmitted to a committee, to be laid before ations in Board of Trade report with Chairman of Ways and Means and Counsel regard to Railways, &c., Abandonment to Mr. Speaker, 82.

Bills have been dealt with, 1586.
The Committee of Selection to fix

To fix the rates and charges, 159. the time for the first sitting of every

In Bills granting preference in payınent Committee on a Bill, subject to the

of interest, &c., provision to be made that order in regard to the interval between

the same shall not prejudice former grants the second reading and the sitting of

of preference unless committee report the committee, 105, 211.

otherwise, 160. Copies of filled-up Bills to be laid

To consider clauses relating to interest before each member at the first meeting,

or dividend on calls, 167. 137.

To determine restriction of powers for Names of members attending to be

construction, &c., of tramways by local entered on the minutes and division lists

authorities, 170a. to be given in with report, 139.

To report specially in cases of appliCommittee not to inquire into com- cations by local authorities for running pliance with any standing orders which

powers, &c., 171. are directed to be proved before the

To consider clauses of Bill in reference Examiner, 140.

to matters affecting local government or May admit affidavits in proof of com

rating, and report of committee to be pliance with such standing orders as are

printed and circulated with Votes, 173a. required to be proved before them, 141.

Proceedings with respect to Inclosure Consents, how to be proved before them,

and Drainage Bills, 176-182. 142.

To report specially on any Bill conTo report specially on Bills seeking

taining provisions relating to the inclosure powers to levy tolls, &c., in excess of those

of land, which might be comprised in a already authorised, 145a.

provisional order, 183. Plans produced before committee to be

In case of Bill providing for comsigned by chairman, 146.

pensation for water impounded, to inquire Chairman to sign Bill and amendments, into expediency of making the flow 147.

continuous, and to report accordingly,

Allegations of Bill to be reported, 148.
Chairman to report Bill in all cases and

To report on proposal in Bill to raise

additional capital in case of gas or water any alteration of preamble or, where

Companies, 188. parties have stated that they do not intend to proceed with the Bill to be

All reports from public departments specially stated in report, 149.

to stand referred to committee, 212. To notice in their report any recom

Reports to lie upon the Table ; and Bill, mendation from any government depart

if amended in committee, or a Railway ment upon the Bill, 150, 1940, 1940.

Bill, when reported, to lie upon the Table,

and other Bills when reported to be read Proceedings on Bills for confirming

the third time, 213. provisional orders, 151,

Bill to be printed after report, 214. Minutes of committee to be laid on the Table with the report, 152. To report on restrictions as to mortgage,

Committees on Railway Bills : 153.

Chairman to be appointed by the To consider Board of Trade report in

General Committee, 101. cases of limiting ascent of roads where

Bills to be considered at first meeting level is altered, 154.

of a committee to be named by the To consider Board of Trade report in

General Committee, 106. cases of level crossings, 155, and in cases Composition of committees on opposed of acquisition of canals, 156.

Railway and Canal Bills, 115.
Committee on Railway Bills to report

To refer Bills back to General Comspecially as to reports of public depart- mittee if opposition be withdrawn, 136. inents, in the case of intended level

Proceedings in cases of Railway, Traincrossings, &c., 157.

road, Tramway and Subway Bills, 153 As to generating stations, 157a.




Commons : General Committee on Railway and Canal

Conservators of, may be heard, 131e. Bills :

Constitution of the committee, nomi- Companies : nation and quorum, 99.

Bills for incorporating, regulating, or Members discharged from attendance, giving powers to, included in the 1st Class and others substituted, and chairman

of Bills, 1. appointed, 100.

To appoint from among themselves Compensation Water. See Water.
the chairman of each committee on a
Railway or Canal Bill, or group of such Competition :
Bills, 101.

The Referees may admit petitioners
To form into groups all Railway and

to be heard before committee on a Bill Canal Bills, 103.

on the ground of competition, 129. Shall refer every unopposed Railway Completion of Lines : and Canal Bill to the committee on unopposed Bills, 104.

Clauses to be inserted in Bills ensuring

the, 158.
In case of certain Bills, to appoint first
meeting of committee, 105.

Confirmation Bills. See Private Legislation
To name Bill or Bills to be considered

Procedure (Scotland) Act. on the first day, 106.

To appoint Chairman of Committees on Consents:
Railway and Canal Bills, 115.

Of local authorities in case of Tramway
Railway and Canal Bills stand referred

Bills, 22. to them, 208.

Of owners, &c., to alteration of works Provisional Order Bills stand referred after introduction of Bill into Parliament to them, 208a.

to be proved before Examiners, 61. Certain Bills referred back to them,

Of proprietors of a company in respect 209.

of sums to be raised in aid of undertaking Notice to be given to the Private Bill of another company, 66. Oflice by the clerk of the General Com

Of directors, &c., who are named in a mittee of the day and hour appointed for Bill brought from the Lords for the the meeting of all committees, 236.

purpose of establishing a company for

carrying on any work or undertaking, Committee on Divorce Bills :

to be proved before the Examiner, 68. Constitution of the committee, nomi

Of parties concerned in interest in any nation and quorum, 189.

Bill may be proved before the committee
Evidence required before them, 190.

on the Bill, 142.
Petitioner for Bill to attend committee,

Conservators of Forests, Commons, or Open

Spaces :
To report Bill in all cases, 192.

May be heard against Bills injuriously
Bills to stand referred to them after

affecting, 134e. second reading, 208.

Conservators of Rivers, Office of:
Committee on Estate Bills :

Deposit of maps, 26a. .
To report specially in certain cases,

Copies of Bills, 33, 60, 84. 188a.

Contracts, Government : Committee to inspect Lords' Journals :

Chairman of Ways and Means to report Notice of intention to appoint committee on Bills relating thereto before second to be given to committee clerks, 222.

reading, 81.

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Common or Commonable Land :

Cornuall. See Duchies.
To be specified in notices if proposed
to be taken or used, 4.

Corporation Property. See Croun, &c.,
Deposit of plans at Home Office and

Board of Agriculture and Fisheries, 30.
Bills affecting, to be deposited at

Corporations. See Charters and Corporations.
government departments on or before
18th December, 33; Bills from the Lords Correction, Houses of. See Gaols, &c.
not later than two days after first reading,
60; Bills as amended in committee, three Costs, Taxation of, on Private Bills:
clear days before consideration, 84.

Table of Fees payable on the, p. 124.



Counsel :

Curves (Railways):
Only one (unless specially authorised)

A Memorandum of the radius of every to be heard before Referees, 88.

curve not exceeding one mile in length, Petitioners depositing a petition against

to be noted on the plan of every railway a Bill in the Private Bill Office, praying

in furlongs and chains, 42.
to be heard by their counsel, to be heard
before the committee the

Bill Custody of Private Bills: accordingly, 210.

In whose custody Bills are to be kept,

233. Counsel to Mr. Speaker :

Cuts, Cuttings, &c. : To confer with Chairman of Committees of House of Lords, &c., to determine in

Bills for making, maintaining, or varywhich House the respective Bills should

ing, to be included in 2nd Class of Bills, 1. be first considered, 79.

Particulars, to be stated in the notices,

See also Chairman of Committee of
Ways and Means.

Notices to owners in cases affecting, 14.

The depth of every cutting to be exCounty :

hibited on the section, 47. Bills to alter boundaries of, to be

Extreme depth of

every cutting deposited at the General Register Office,

exceeding five feet to be marked on the Somerset House, and at the Board of

section of every railway, 53. Agriculture and Fisheries, 33, 60, 84.

See also Canals, Cuts, &c. County Councils :

Consents in case of Tramway Bills, 22.

In case of applications by, for provisional orders, &c., duplicates of plans,

&c., to be deposited in the Private Bill
Office, 39.

Datum Horizontal Line :
Bills charging payments on poor and

To be the same throughout the whole other rates in Ireland to be submitted length of the work, and to be referred to to and approved by, 67.

some fixed point (stated in writing on the Locus standi of, 131, 131c.

section) near some portion of the work,

or of the termini, 47. See also Local Authorities.

In the case of railways, the distances County or Shire Hall, Court IIouse :

on datum line to be marked in miles

and furlongs, to correspond with those on Bills relative to, included in the lst

the plan, and a vertical measure from the Class of Bills, 1.

datum line to the line of railway to be

marked at each change of gradient, &c., County Rate :

Bills relative to, included in the 1st
Class of Bills, 1.

December :

Applications to be made to owners, Crematorium, Destructor, and Hospital for

lessees, and occupiers on or before 15th Infectious Diseases :

December, 11.
Notices to specify lands affected by

Notices to frontagers in case of tram-
works, 5.
Notice to be served on before

To owners, &c., of railways, tramways, 15th December upon the owner and

and canals affected by proposed tramway. occupier of every dwelling-house within

13a. 300 yards, 15.

To owners when it is proposed to Limits of, to be defined by clause, 187.

abstract water from streams, 14. Crossings (Railway). See Level Crossings.

To owners, &c., in the cases of works

for burial grounds, gas works, &c., 15. Cross Sections. See Sections.

To owners, &c., in case of relinquish

ment of works, 16. Crown, Church, or Corporation Property:

To owners, &c., in cases of alteration Bills respecting, included in the 1st or repeal of provision on or before Class of Bills, 1.

21st December, 17. Notices to be served, in cases of Bills

To companies owning railways in case relating to corporation property, upon of application for compulsory running owners, &c., 17.

powers on or before 21st December, 18. Deposit of printed copies of Bills at Deposits of Bills in the Private Bill government departments, 33, 60, 84.

Office on or before the 17th December, 32. I 2


ways, 13.


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