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Chapter In case a bill should not be proceeded with in the Lords,
in consequence of amendments having been made which
Every stage of a private bill in the Commons has now No bill
: dispense and pressing necessity, no motion may be made to dis- with pense with any sessional or standing order of the house, ing orders,
S. 0. 224 without due notice thereof."
In the case of some bills-more especially those that Standing are brought from the other house at a late period of the suspended. session-it has been found necessary to suspend the standing orders and to permit them to proceed without the usual intervals and notices. Where a dissolution of Parliament is anticipated before Bills sus
e pended, and the private business of the session has been disposed of, pros it has been customary for both houses to make orders wit enabling the promoters of private bills to suspend further þession. proceedings, and to afford facilities for their proceeding further with the same bills in the next session.?
In a similar manner orders have also been made, late
eded ith in another
i Cf. the Provident Life Assurance Company Bill, and the Imperial Fire Assurance Company Bill, 1889 (which, as brought from the Lords, contained clauses dealing with the stamp duty), 144 C. J. 304. 316. See also supra, pp. 307. 5745, and p. 576, note.
2 1859, 91 L. J. 176. 207 (8th and
14th April), and 114 C. J. 165 (11th
in a session, in order that particular bills might be sus- Chapter
XXVII. | pended and proceeded with in the next session of the same Parliament.
1 Tramways (Metropolis) Bills, 1871; General Power Distributing Company Bill, 1898; Brompton and Piccadilly Circus Railway, and
other London Underground Railways, Bills, 1901; Leeds Corporation (Consolidation) Bill, 1904, &c.
Table of Contents, see Introduction,
COURSE OF PROCEEDINGS IN THE LORDS UPON PRIVATE
All private bills, during their progress in the Commons, Private
Formerly, the only private bills which could originate
im bills: ceedings in the Lords on “Local” bills, whether com-th mencing in that house or brought from the Commons ; classes.
8 0. 1. the bills so specified in the Lords being those which by standing order No. 1 are divided into the two classes already so often referred to.2
Deposit of A local bill is presented to the House of Lords without Chapter petition
XXVIII. for bill the preliminary petition which is required for the introducnot re
tion of a private bill in the House of Commons; except except in when the promoters of a bill have failed to make the cases. necessary deposits within the time limited by the standing
orders. In this case a petition, with a copy of the bill
leave be given to introduce the bill.? Deposit
A printed copy of every local bill, proposed to be introof bill.
duced into either house, is required to be deposited in the S. 0. 32.
Office of the Clerk of the Parliaments, on or before the
17th December. Proceed. The examination of the bills so deposited is to commence ings before them on the 18th January. Any parties may appear before the Examiners. Examiners and be heard, by themselves, their agents and S. 0. 70. S. 0. 73.
3 witnesses, upon a memorial addressed to the Examiner, 74. 77. under precisely the same conditions as in the Commons.? S. 0.76. The Examiner certifies whether the standing orders have 78.
or have not been complied with ; and when they have not
1 Darien Gold Mining Company's Balé's Patent Bill, 1891; Portsea Bill, 1905, 137 L. J. 46. 52. 55, 60. Island Building Society Bill, 1893. 62. Cf. also Richardson and Co. ? Supra, Chapter XXVI. (Warrants) Bill, 1890; Worm's and
Chapter Every local bill brought from the Commons, is referred, s. 0. 70A.
after the first reading, to the Examiners, before whom
All certificates of the Examiners, after being deposited s. 0. 79.
orders mencement of every session, and consists of forty lords, committee. besides the chairman of committees of the House of Lords, S. 0. 80who is always chairman of the standing orders committee. Three lords, including the chairman, are a quorum ; and three clear days' notice is to be given of the meeting of the committee.
Every certificate from the Examiners, stating that the S. 0.83– standing orders have not been complied with, or any special report made by them, is referred to this committee, who report whether the standing orders ought to be dispensed with, and upon what terms and conditions, if any. But, unlike the corresponding committee in the Commons,3 s. 0. 85. this committee in the Lords are specially empowered by standing order (No. 85) to hear the parties affected by any standing order referred to in the Examiner's certificate or
? Cf. infra, p. 846. Where the provisions sought to be inserted were comprised in the original notices, but were not contained in the bill as introduced into Parli&
ment, the original notices are not
? Cf. supra, p. 701.