The following Bills were presented, and read the first time:—
—Local Government Provisional Orders (No. 8).—Bill to confirm certain Provisional Orders of the Local Government Board relating to Birkenhead, Coventry, and the Oakwell Joint Hospital District.
The LORD ADVOCATE—Caledonian Railway Order Confirmation.—Bill to confirm a Provisional Order under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act, 1899, relating to the Caledonian Railway (to be proceeded with under section 7 of the Act).
The ATTORNEY-GENERAL FOR IRELAND — Local Government (Ireland) Provisional Order (No. 3).—Bill to confirm a Provisional Order of the Local Government Board for Ireland relating to the Gorteen Drainage District., in the county of Kildare.
Sir EDWARD STRACHEY—Sea Fisheries (Tees) Provisional Order.—Bill to confirm an Order under the Sea Fisheries Acts, 1843 to 1893, for the improvement, maintenance, and regulation of an oyster, mussel, and cockle fishery in the estuary of the River Tees.
Sir EDWARD STRACHEY — Metropolitan Commons Provisional Order.—Bill to confirm a scheme under the Metropolitan Commons Acts, 1866 to 1898, with respect to Keston Common and Leaves Green, in the county of Kent.
Mr. HERBERT SAMUEL—Provisional Order (Marriages).—Bill to confirm a Provisional Order made by one of His Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State under the Provisional Order (Marriages) Act, 1905.