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Petitions for Dispensing with Sessional or Plans-continued.
Standing Orders:

To set forth certain particulars in the The Select Committee on Standing case of railways, in connection with exOrders to report whether they ought or tensions, curves, tunnelling, &c., 42. ought not to be dispensed withi, 95.

To specify the intended diverting, To be presented to the House by de- widening, or narrowing of any road, positing the same in the Private Bill Office, navigable river, canal, railway, &c., 43. and to stand referred to the Standing

To show course of existing line in the Orders Committee, 200.

case of railway junctions, 44.

To indicate proposed course of lines in Petitions, General List of. See General List. the case of street tramways, 45.

To define improvement and limit of Petitions, Withdrawal of. See Withdrawal. improvement area, 45a.

To be deposited in Private Bill Office Piers. See Docks, Harbours, &c.

and with clerks of the peace and clerks

of local authorities, in the case of alteraPilotage :

tion of works after introduction of Bill,

61. Bills relating to, included in the 1st Class of Bills, 1.

Produced in evidence before committee

to be signed at length by chairman, and Plans :

every alteration with his initials, 146. Notices to state time and place of deposit Receipt of, to be acknowledged by one of, 4.

of the clerks in the Private Bill Office,

228. To be deposited with clerks of peace or sheriff clerks on or before 30th Novem

Certified by Mr. Speaker, in pursuance ber, 24.

of any Act of Parliament, to be verified

as he shall direct, 249.
To be deposited in the Private Bill
Office on or before 30th November, 25.
In case of tidal lands, to be deposited

Police : at the Harbour Department, Board of

Bills relative to, included in the 1st Trade, on or before 30th November, 26.

Class of Bills, 1.
Where works are on banks, &c., of any

Committee to consider clauses and river, to be deposited at the offices of the

report specially on Bills promoted by Board of Agriculture and Fisheries, the local authorities giving powers relating Secretary for Scotland, Irish offices, West

to, 173a. minster, and Dublin, and at the office of the Conservators of the River, 26a.

Police and Sanitary Regulations : In the cases of Railway, Tramway, and Canal Bills to be deposited at the Board of Deposit of Bills relative thereto at Home Trade, on or before 30th November, 27.

Office on or before 18th December, 33;

Bills brought from the Lords not later In the case of lands or houses situate

than two days after first reading, 60; in London, with the London County

Bills as amended in committee three Council on or before 30th November, 28.

clear days before consideration, 84. Copies of so much thereof as relates to each area, to be deposited with town clerks and clerks of local authorities on

Poor and Poor Rate : or before 30th November, &c, 29.

Bills relative to, included in the 1st In the case of burial grounds and Class of Bills, 1. commonable lands. with the Home Office and Board of Agriculture and Fisheries on or before 30th November, 30.

Poor Rate (Ireland):
Gazette notice to be deposited with,

Examiner to report compliance or non31.

compliance with certain orders in the Duplicates in the case of applications

case of Railway Bills containing provisions for provisional orders or certificates to be

charging payments on, 67. deposited in Private Bill Office on or before 30th November, 39.

Ports. See Docks, Harbours, &c. To describe the lands intended to be taken or used, or upon which an improve- Post: ment charge is to be imposed, and other particulars, 40.

Service of applications and notices by, To describe brooks and streams pro

12, 19-21. posed to be diverted in the case of canals, &c., 41.

Post Office, General. See General Post Office.

Postponement

Postponement of Consideration of Bills in Committee :

The committee clerk to give notice of, in the Private Bill Office, 125.

See also Adjournment of Committees. Committee Clerk.

Preamble of Bill :

Petitioner who has discussed clauses of Bill in the Lords not precluded from opposing in this House, 143.

When any alteration has been made therein, such alteration, with the ground of making it, to be specially reported, 149.

Prirate Bill Office-continued.

Plans, &c., in the case of provisional orders or certificates to be deposited on or before 30th November, 39.

Plans, &c., to be deposited in cases where work is altered while Bill is in Parliament, 61.

Statement of number of votes and resolution where meeting of proprietors required, to be deposited, 62-65.

Resolution and statement approving Bill containing provisions charging payments on local rates in Ireland to be deposited, 67.

Seven clear days' notice to be given in the, of day appointed for Examination of Petition, 70.

Two clear days' notice to be given to the, of day appointed for examination of petitions for additional provision, Bills brought from Lords, Bills introduced in lieu of others, and Bills for confirming provisional orders or certificates, 73.

Two clear days' notice of day appointed by the committee for consideration or postponement of Bills to be given by the committee clerk to the, 126.

Petition against Bill to be deposited on or before 12th February, except in certain

Preference in Payment of Interest or Dividends :

In Railway Bills granting, provision to be made that the same shall not prejudice former grants, 160.

No company to be authorised to alter the terms of any preference except under special circumstances, 161.

Presentation of Bills. See Private Bills.

Principal Sheriff Clerk (Scotland). See Sheriff

Clerks.

cases, 128.

Plans and books of reference produced in evidence before committee and signed by chairman to be deposited in the, 146.

All Bills to be deposited in the, on the day previous to the day fixed for their being laid on the Table of the House, and such Bills together with list to be laid on the Table by one of the clerks, 195.

Petitions in favour of, or against, or otherwise relating to, Bills to be deposited, 205.

Petition may be withdrawn on deposit of requisition to that effect, 206.

Orders regulating the practice in the Private Bill Office, 227–249.

Private Bill Office :

Notices of intended application for Private Bill to specify time when copies of the Bill will be deposited in the Private Bill Office, 3.

No deposit to be valid if made on a Sunday, Christmas-day, Good Friday or Easter Monday, or before eight o'clock in the forenoon, or after eight o'clock in the afternoon, 23.

Plans, sections, and books of reference, and, in the case of railways, ordnance map, to be deposited on or before 30th November, 25.

Copy of Gazette notices to be deposited, 31.

Petition for Bill, with agent's declaration, and printed copy of Bill, to be deposited on or before 17th December, 32, 193.

Estimates, declarations, and lists of owners, lessees, and occupiers to be deposited on or before 31st December, 35.

Copy of deed or agreement of partnership in the case of Bills for incorporating joint stock companies to be deposited on or before 31st December, 35a.

Printed copies of estimate and declaration to be delivered on or before 31st December, 36.

Deposit of estimate in the case of works to be executed by local authority, 360.

Statement of particulars in the case of Bills for taking houses occupied by the working classes to be deposited on or before 21st December, 38.

Private Bill Registers :

To be kept in the Private Bill Office, and to be open to public inspection, 227.

Private Bills :

Division of Bills into two classes, 1.

Particulars to be specified in the notices, 3.

A printed copy of every Bill to be deposited in the Private Bill Office on or before the 17th December, 32.

Deposit of printed copy of every Bill at the Treasury and other public offices on or before 18th December, 33.

Printed copy of Bill relating to works in London, to be deposited with the London County Council on or before 18th December, 34.

Prirute Bills-continued.

Bills brought from the Lords to be deposited at various public offices not later than two days after first reading, 60.

Bills originating in this House or brought from the Lords conferring additional powers on existing companies to be referred to Examiners who shall report as to compliance or non-compliance with certain orders relating to consents of proprietors, &c., 62-65.

Bills brought from the Lords, or introduced in lieu of other Bills, or to confirm provisional orders or certificates after first reading to be referred to Examiners, 72.

Chairman of Wavs and Means or Counsel to Mr. Speaker to confer with Chairman of Lords' Committees on or before 28th January to determine in which House the respective Bills should be first considered, 79.

All Bills to be laid before the Chairman of Ways and Means and Counsel to Mr. Speaker not later than the day after the Examiner has endorsed the petition, 80.

Chairman of Ways and Means to report to the House before second reading of Bills relating to government contracts, 81.

Two clear days before consideration by committee, Bills to be laid before Chairman of Ways and Means and Counsel to Mr. Speaker, 82.

Three clear days before consideration, Bills, as amended in committee, to be laid before Chairman of Ways and Means and Counsel to Mr. Speaker, and deposited at various public offices, 81.

Clauses and amendments offered on consideration, and verbal amendments on third reading, to be submitted to Chairman of Ways and Means, and the Counsel to Mr. Speaker, and the Chairman of Ways and Means shall acquaint the House whether the same ought to be entertained without being referred to the Select Committee on Standing Orders, 85, 216.

In the case of clauses and amendments proposed on consideration, and referred to Standing Orders Committee, committee to report whether they should be adopted, or whether the Bill should be re-committed, 97.

Printed copies of Bills to be laid before Committee of Selection, or General Cominittee on Railway and Canal Bills at their first meeting, 102.

At the first meeting of the committee, copy of Bill as proposed to be submitted to them, to be laid before each member of the committee, 137.

A Petitioner against a Bill brought from Lords who has discussed clauses in that House not to be precluded from opposing preamble in this House, 143.

Private Bills-continued.

Board of Trade to report on Bills seeking powers to levy tolls, &c., in excess of those already authorised, 145a.

Committee Bill to be signed by chairman of committee, 147.

Chairman to report on allegations of Bill, 148.

Chairman to report Bill in all cases, 149.

Board of Trade to report on Bills relating to generating stations, 157a.

Clauses to be inserted in Railway, &c., Bills, relating to limit of time for completion of line, 158.

Board of Trade to report on Bills to authorise abandonment of works, 1586.

Agreement for which parliamentary sanction is sought to be annexed as a schedule to a Bill, 174.

In the case of Bills for restoring Letters Patent, copy thereof to be annexed, 175.

Procedure in the case of Inclosure and
Drainage Bills, 176-183.

Housing of the Working Classes, 184.
Water, 185.
Turnpike Roads (Ireland), 186.
Burial Grounds, &c., 187.

Gas or Water Companies' additional capital, 188.

Estate Bills, 188a.
Divorce Bills, 189-192.

Bills to be brought in upon petition signed by the parties, 193.

No Bill for confirming provisional order or certificate to be read the first time after Whitsuntide, 193a.

Procedure in case of Bills promoted by London County Council, 194-194e.

Bills to be deposited in the Private Bill Oflice, and to be laid on the Table of the House by a clerk of that oflice, with a list of such Bills, 195.

Bills to be presented by leing laid on the Table of the House not later than one clear day after indorsement by Examiner, 196.

Bills laid upon the Table deemed to have been read the first time and ordered to be read a second time or referred to Examiners, 197.

When standing orders applicable to Bill brought in on motion are not complied with, order of the day relating to the Bill to be discharged, 200a.

Orders as to the mode of printing, 201.

Charges affecting public revenue to be inserted in Bills in italics, 202.

Every Bill (except name Bills) to be printed, and copies delivered to Vote Office before first reading, 203.

Interval

p. 124,

as

Private Bills-continued.

Private Bills-continued.
Interval between first and second

Certain Bills deemed to be Private Bills reading, 204.

within the meaning of the Table of Fees, Second or third readings, consideration as amended, &c., when opposed, to be See also Committees. Railways. Cuspostponed until the next sitting of the tody of. Examiners. London County House, 207.

Council. Notices by

Advertisement. Every Bill (except Railway, Canal, or Preamble. Private Bill Office. Divorce Bills), when read a second time and committed, to be referred to Com- Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act: mittee of Selection ; if a Railway or

Orders for the purposes of, 250-259. Canal Bill, to the General Committee on Railway and Canal Bills, and if a Divorce

Definitions, 250. Bill, to the Select Committee on Divorce Chairmen to determine procedure for Bills, 208.

consideration of draft provisional orders, Provisional Order Bills to stand referred

251. after second reading to the Committee of Report of Chairmen on draft provisional Selection or the General Committee on orders, 252. Railway and Canal Bills, 208a.

Committee of Selection to choose ParliaUnopposed Bills when treated

mentary Panel, 253. opposed to be referred again to the

Bills originating in the Lords referred Committee of Selection or the General

to joint committee to be deemed to have Committee on Railway and Canal Bills,

passed committee in this House, 254. 209.

Constitution of joint committee, 254a. Interval between second reading and committee, 211.

Substituted Bills may be deposited on

or before 17th December, and all notices Printed copies of Bills, as amended in

shall be applicable to such Bills, 255. committee, to be delivered to the Vote Office three clear days before considera

Deposit of substituted Bill at public tion, 214.

departments, 255. Three clear days to intervene between

Proofs before Examiners, 256. the report and the consideration of the

No provisions not contained in draft Bill unless Chairman of Ways and Means provisional order to be inserted in subhas acquainted the House whether Bill

stituted Bill, 257. contains the provisions required by the

Deposit of substituted Bills brought standing orders, 215.

from the Lords, 258. Amendments not to be proposed on

Petitions for and against draft proconsideration or third reading unless

visional orders, 259. sanctioned by Chairman of Ways and Means, 216.

No Amendments, except verbal, to be Proof by A fidavit. See A fidavits. made on third reading, 219. Bill to be printed fair after third

Property held in Trust for Public Purposes : reading, at the expense of the parties Bills relating to, included in the 1st applying for the same, 221.

Class of Bills, l. No Bill to be passed through two stages on the same day, without special Proprietors. See Consents. Meetings of Proleave, 223.

prietors. Shareholders. In whose custody Bills are to be kept, 233.

Provisional orders and Certificates : Three clear days' notice of day proposed Statement relating to working class for second reading to be given to the houses affected by, to be deposited in Private Bill Office, 235.

Private Bill Office on or before 21st DeFilled-up Bill as proposed to be sub- cember, 38. mitted to committee to be deposited in Duplicates of plans, &c., in cases of Private Bill Office, 237.

application for, to be deposited in Private Bills printed as amended in committee

Bill Office on or before 30th November, to be examined in the Private Bill Office,

39. 241.

Bills to confirm, after first reading, Bills printed fair to be examined with to be referred to Examiners, 72. Bills as read the third time and sent to

Two clear days' notice to be given by the Lords indorsed with certificate of

the promoters of Bills for confirming, in examination, 245.

the Private Bill Office, of the day on Tables of Fees payable at the House of which the same shall be examined, after Commons in regard to Private Bills, pp. the Bill has been printed and circulated, 123-124.

73.
329.
K

Orders R.

opposed order

Provisional Orders and Certificates-continued.

Q.
Orders relating to petitions against
Bills for confirming, 127, 128, 135, 205, Quorum. See Committees.
210.

Proceedings of committees on Bills for
confirming, to be conducted as in cases
of Private Bills, and subject to same
rules and orders of the House, so far as Railway and Canal Traffic Act, 1888:
applicable, 151.

Application of, as to revision of rates, No Bill for confirming, to be read first

166a. time after Whitsuntide, 193a.

Interval between first and second Railways : reading of Bill to confirm, 204.

Bills relative to, included in the 2nd Bills for confirming, to stand referred

Class of Bills, 1. to the Committee of Selection or General

Notice in case of Bill containing Committee on Railway and Canal Bills, application for compulsory running and Committee on Bill containing an powers, 18. or certificate, to con

Plans, book of reference, and section sider all the orders, &c., comprised in

to be deposited with clerks of the peace, the Bill, 208a.

&c., 24. Bills for confirming, to be set down for consideration, each day, in a separate

Copy of all plans, sections and books

of reference, and ordnance map to be list, after Private Business, in same order

deposited with Board of Trade, 27. as Private Bills, 225a.

Printed copy of every Bill relating to, Privileges of this House not insisted on

to be deposited at the Board of Trade on in the case of Bills for confirming, sent

or before 18th December, 33. down from the Lords, referring to tolls and charges not in the nature of a tax,

Form of estimate in Bills relating to,

37. 226. Consideration of memorials complaining

Particulars to be specially described on of non-compliance with the standing

the plans and sections, 42-44, 47, 49–55. orders, in cases of Bills for confirming,

In the case of certain Bills relating to, 232.

a sum of not less than five per cent. on

the amount of the estimate of expense See also Private Bills. Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act.

to be deposited before the 15th January with the Paymaster General in England,

Accountant General in Ireland, or Court · Public Carriage Roads :

of Exchequer in Scotland, 57. Bills relative to, included in the 2nd

Bills relating to charging payments on Class of, 1.

poor or local rate in Ireland to be subDeposit of Bills with road authorities,

mitted to and approved by rating autho34a.

rities, 67. Diversion, &c., of, to be marked on the

Printed copies of Bills to be laid before plan, 43.

the General Committee at their first Particulars in the

of works meeting, 102. affecting, to be marked on the section,

In the case of Bills relating to, rail47, 51, 52.

way companies may be heard upon Level of, when altered by any public petition against preamble and clauses, work, 145.

132. Ascent of, where the level is altered

Bodies representing trades, &c., may in making any railway, subject to

petition against rates and fares, 133. report from the Board of Trade, 154.

Board of Trade to report on Bills relatLevel crossings, 155.

ing to, seeking powers to levy tolls, &c.,

in excess of those authorised, 145a. Public Officer :

Restrictions as to mortgage, 153. Bills for Payment of any, included in Clauses and provisions to be inserted in the 1st Class of Bills, 1.

Bills, 158-170.

Board of Trade to report on Bills for Public Revenue, Charges on :

abandonment of undertakings, or release To be inserted in italies in the printed of deposit money, 1586. Bill, 202.

Unopposed Bills relating to, when

treated as opposed to be again referred to Publication of Notices. See Gazette. Notices the General Committee, 209. by Adrertisement.

See also Committees. Level Crossings. Private Bills,

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