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London County Council—continued.
referred to examiners, 723; petitions
against bills promoted by, 758.

London Gazette. See Gazette.

London Government; provisional orders
or schemes relating to, 871. 881.

Long Robe, Gentlemen of the; ex-
planation of term, 88, n.

Longer or Shorter Time. See Supply.

Lord High Chancellor; Speaker of
the Lords, 43; writs of privilege
formerly issued by, 105; estate bills,
856. See also Speaker, I.

Lord High Steward; duties of at,
impeachments, &c, 665. 667.

Lord-Lieutenant (Ireland); provi-
sional orders made by, 886. 891, n.
See also Ireland.

Lord Mayor; of London, examined
within the bar, 433; of Dublin, presents
petitions, 530. See also London City.

Lord Privy Seal; usually manager of
a conference, 440.

Lords Commissioners; for opening
Parliament, 149; for proroguing Par-
liament, 208; for giving the royal
assent to bills, 511. 513.

Lords, House of; tho component parts
of, 6; lords spiritual, ib.; lords tem-
poral, 8; representative peers of Scot-
land, 10; of Ireland, 11; lords spiri-
tual and temporal form one body, 13;
number and classification of, 14; the
Lords and Commons originally sat to-
gether, 19; when separated, 21; sum-
mons of, by the Crown, 5; the rights
and functions of the house, 49; the
appellate jurisdiction, 50; the privileges
of the house, 59. 201, et seg.; their
claim to be a court of record, 91;
imposition of fines by, 91; imprison-
ment by, ib.; proceedings in, on the
meeting of Parliament, 149. 152; on
prorogations, 208; service of the house,
178; by proxy, ib.; consideration of
royal speech, 42.175; call of the house,
180; times of meeting, 209; order of
business, ib.; quorum, 210; days of
thanksgiving, &c, 185; ceremonial
adjournments, 186; Ash Wednesday,
&c, 209; duties of Speaker, 188;
deputy Speaker, 190; assistants of the
house, 51. 198; chief officers of, 198;
the minutes and journals, 199; Lords1
Minutes laid on House of Commons
table, 328, n.; presence of strangers,
205; orders relating to motions, 279;
to the conduct of debate, 311. 320. 321.
323. 333. 334; witnesses summoned
and examined by, 424, 429; in custody
of, produced before Commons, 425;

Lords, House of—continued.
custody of bills prior to royal assent,
510; position of Lords regarding public
charges, 573; result of that position,
574; Commons' privileges infringed
by Lords' bills, ib.; dealt with by the
Commons, ib.; their acceptance of
privileged amendments, 576; rejec-
tion of such amendments, 579; privi-
leges relaxed, the Lords deal with rates,
&c, 579. 708. 839; Lords' legislation
touching charges, 580; money bills un-
touched by privilege, 582; rejection of
money bills by the Lords, 583; tacks
to money bills, 585; financial inquiries
by, 574; bills affecting rights of the
other house, 460. See also Bishops;
Chairman of Committees {Lords); Com-
mittees of the whole House, II.; Com-
mittee', Select, II.; Ireland; Peers;
Petitions; Private Bills; Provisional
Order Bills; Scotland; Speaker, I.

Lords' Journals. See Journals, I., II.

Lords Lieutenants of Counties; not
to interfere in elections, 653.

Lunacy; elector disqualified by, 27; a
disqualification, 29, 637; issue of writ
thereon by Speaker, 638.

Mace ; the Serjeant's authority for arrest,
71. 93; Speaker, when attended by,
commits persons, 71. 87; history of,
155, n.; laid on the table when Speaker-
elect takes the chair, 155; Speaker-
elect leaves the house without, ib., 157;
laid under table after announcement by
clerk of death or retirement of Speaker,
156; on table during suspended sittings,
228; borne before the Speaker, 192;
put under table when house in com-
mittee, 380; placed on table on disturb-
ance in committee, 387; position of the
mace during reprimand, &c, of prisoners
at the bar, 93; during examination of
witnesses, 432; sheriffs of London pre-
senting petitions introduced with, 529.

McHugh, Mr.; cases of, 121. 122.

Magistrates; notice to the house on
committal of members by, 117.

Magna Charta; illustrates the consti-
tution of Parliament, 17; assigns forty
days between the teste and return of
the writ, 41, n.; recognizes the right
of petitioning, 522 n.

Managers; of conferences, 438; of im-
peachments, 665.

Manchester, Bishopric of; limitation
of number of bishops with seats in Lords
on creation of, 7.

Manners Sutton, Mr. Speaker; speaks
in committee of the whole house, 369.

Marines; when acceptance of com-
mission does not vacate a seat, G49.

Marquess; origin of the title, 8.

Marriages; provisional orders relating
to, 873.

Master of the Bolls in England;

may not sit in the House of Commons,
30, n.

Masters in Chancery; formerly atten-
dants on the Lords, 198, n., 436; for-
merly receivers of petitions, 522.

Mayors, Justices, &o.; ordered to assist
Serjeant in executing a warrant, 66.

Meeting of a New Parliament, 149.

Meeting, Hours of; Lords, 209; Com-
mons, 211.

Melville, Lord; Speaker's casting vote
on his impeachment, 3G5.

Member of Parliament, 21.

Members of the House of Commons;
origin of, 14; knights of the shire and
citizens and burgesses, 10; formerly
sat with the Lords, 19; number of, 22;
wages of, ib.; classification of, ib.;
property qualification of, abolished, 28;
qualifications and disqualifications, 27-
35; expulsion of members, 54. 50;
suspension of members, 5G. 340; mem-
bers not admissible as bail, 112.

Privilege of access to sovereign, 59.
•60. 455; publication of debates and of
committee proceedings, by members, a
breach of privilege, 72-75; molestation
or libels upon members a breach of
privilege, 78; or the offer to them or
their acceptance of bribes, 83: profes-
sional fees of members, 84; legal pro-
ceedings against members, 80.

The privileges of members, 90. 103;
conviction of members, 57; criminal
commitments of members, 115; com-
mitted or fined for contempt of court,
110. 122; service of legal process on
members, 80; arrest of, communicated
to the house, 110.

The oath required of them, 100;
their position before taking the oath,
157, n. 109; cannot present a petition
before taking the oath, 530; subscrip-
tion of the test-roll, 170 ; new members
introduced and sworn, ib.

Their places, and how secured, 177;
places of members serving on select
committees, 178; service in Parliament,
ib. 179 ; call of the house, 180 ; member
first in the return book accounted the
senior, 181, n.; leave of absence, 182.

Mode of giving their voices, 280; of
giving notices, 238; introduction of
bills, 401. 400; bills of unofficial mem-
bers, 257. 258. 259 . 200; ballot for

Members of the House of Commons

continued.
precedence of, at commencement of
session, 241.

Rules for members speaking, 310, et
seq.; when two rise together, 312 ; pre-
cedence to member who moved adjourn-
ment of the debate, 313; new members,
ib.; questions to other members, 240;
personal explanations, 319; personal
allusions, 333.

Rules for members not speaking, 343;
disorderly, ordered to withdraw, ib.;
suspension of, 340; members to with-
draw when their conduct is under
debate, 350, et sep, 527, n.; cannot tell
in division on their own conduct, 301, n.

Duty of members on divisions, 354;
to canvass votes irregular, 373 ; personal
(pecuniary) interest, 373, et seq., 747.
75G. 829; interest in a vote not pecu-
niary, 379; members not to be counsel
before committees, &c, 84; nor parlia-
mentary agents, ib. 712; nor counsel
before the Lords, 85; may plead in
judicial cases before Lords, ib.

Duties as members of select and
secret committees, 182. 403; as wit-
nesses, 420; before the Lords, 427;
before courts of law, 432; uncover
when message from Crown is read, 440;
imprisonment of, messages concerning,
118. 447. 451; petition from member
to be presented by another member,
530; duties of members regarding peti-
tions, 531; parliamentary papers, 542.

When members vacate seats, 29. 631;
by peerage, 29. 033; bankruptcy, 32.
037; by acceptance of office, 29. 637.
040; by electoral corruption, 659:
Chiltern Hundreds, 642; when accept-
ance of office does not vacate seat, 645;
members returned for two places, 652;
double returns, ib.

Duties of members conducting Pri-
vate Bills, 714; appointment of mem-
bers on committees (private bills), 747-
752. 829; and rules as to their attend-
ance, 755-6. 829; report of their
absence from committees, 750; mem-
bers personally or locally interested in
private bills, 375-9. 747.'829. See also
Commons, House of; Debates; Divi-
sions; Oaths, I.; Privileges.
Memorandum; attached to public bills,
407.

Memorials; as to non-compliance with
standing orders (private bills), 697, et
seq., 840-1; (petitions for additional
provision), 701. 725. 841; (provisional
order bills), 891, n.; as to the "general

Memorials —continued.

orders" to be complied with under the
Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland)
Act, 897. 900.

Messages:

I. From the Crown.—Make a house
(Commons), 232; under the sign-
manual, 445; verbal messages; 447;
addresses in reply, 451; procedure on
messages for pecuniary aid, 555; regard-
ing the militia and army reserve, 556.

II. Between the two Houses.—Ancient
forms of, 436; present form of, ib.;
when an interruption to debate, 269.

III. To the Royal Family; and com-
munications from them, 456.

Metropolis; bills relating to the, when
public and when private, 673, el seq.
See also London County Council.

Metropolitan Commons; provisional
schemes made by Board of Agriculture,
879; and procedure on confirming bill,
ib.

Metropolitan Police; provisional
orders, 873.

Military Lands; provisional orders, 882.

Military Tramways Act, 1887; pro-
visional orders under, 875.

Militia; Parliament to be assembled
when, called out, 45; commissions in,
not vacating seats, 649; militia esti-
mates, 546; royal messages regarding,
556.

Mills, Mr.; case of, 109.
Ministers of the Crown; statement
and explanations by, 318; on leaving
office, 319; answering questions, 251.
252; not to interfere in elections, 654;
influence of ministers in both houses,
441. See also Officers under the Crown.
Minors; not to be voters, 27; nor to sit
in House of Lords, 29; nor be members
of the House of Commons, 29.
Minutes of Evidenci. See Etridence;

Witnesses.
Minutes of Proceedings; of select
committees (Lords), 402; of select and
private bill committees (Commons),
403. 824. 832.
Minutes of the Proceedings; of the
House of Lords, 199; laid upon the
table of the House of Commons, 328, n.
See also Votes and Proceedings.
Misrepresentation; of parliamentary
proceedings, a breach of privilege, 73;
personal explanation regarding 319, tt
seq.

Mitchel, John; his election set aside, 34,
n., 657.

"Model Bill," The; prescribing form
of clauses for private bills, 694. 706, n.

Monday; sittings on, 213; interruption

of business on, 214; adjournment on,

226; from Friday to Monday, 212;

motions at commencement of business

on, 257; course of business on, ib.;

committee of supply on, 605.
Money Bills; not more than one stage

of, taken on one day, in Commons, 501.

561; not to be amended by Lords, 574;

returned to the Commons, and presented

by the Speaker for the royal assent, 510.

See also Lords, House of; Supply, and

Ways and Means.
Money Clauses, 497. 560.
Montfort, Simon de; writs issued by,

for summons of Commons, 18.
Moravians. See Quakers, &c.
Morning Sittings, 213, ». See Friday

Sittings.

Motions; rules as to notices of, in the
Lords, 209; in the Commons, 238;
extent of notice, ib.; ballot to deter-
mine precedence of, 240. 241 ; priority
to members of the government, 240;
time of giving their notices on first day
of a session, 240; given by a member in
behalf of another, 240; change of terms,
242; change of day, ib.; irregular notices,
243; priority to motions at a quarter-
past eight o'clock on certain days, over
orders of the day, 258. 266; motions
touching the business of the house,-256.
265; amendments to, 268; motions
(private business) postponed if opposed,
Z35. 714. 730. 835.

Formal motions, 215. 245; motions
relating to privilege, 257; waiver of
notice, 244; motions of which notice
is requisite, 246; at commencement of
public business, 256.

Procedure on motions, 263. 277; re-
newal of, 265; precedence to questions of
privilege, 270; to motions for new writs,
272; to votes of thanks, 256; motions
moved for another member, 244. 263;
motions made, 277. 706. 714. 730;
a seconder not needed in the Lords, 277;
to be seconded in the Commons, ib.;
but not in committee, 383; motions not
seconded, drop, 277; if dropped may
be repeated, 289.

Matters which must be dealt with by
motion, 277; restrictions on motions,
278; proposed by the Speaker in words
of mover, 277 ; formerly Speaker framed
motion, 279; proposed by Speaker, ib.;
irregular questions not put from the
chair, 277; motions and amendments
by leave withdrawn, 280; motions with-
drawn may be repeated in the same
session, 303; and motions superseded, ib.

Hotiona—continued.

Motions for superseding a question,
280-284; amendments to motions, 284,
et seq.; a motion may be proposed by
an interested member, 378; petitions
touching intended motions, 528.

Rules regarding motions for grants of
public money, 558. See also Debates;
Dilatory Motions; Notices of Motions;
Questions.

Moyle, Mr. Speaker; first petitioner

for freedom of speech, 98, n.
Municipal Authorities, &c.; locus

standi of, in Commons, 775.
Municipal Corporations; provisional

schemes relating to, 881.
Munster; escheator of, abolished, 643, n.
Murray, Mr. (1751); his refusal to

kneel, 95.

Mutiny Bills. See Army Annual Bill.

Name Bills; originate in Lords, 839.
856; proceedings on (in Lords), 856,
et seq.; (in Commons) name bills are
not printed, 723; and are not referred to
Examiners, ib.; interval between second
reading and committee (Commons), 749;
fees on, 912.

Naming Members; by the Speaker, 340,
et seq.

Naturalization Acts, The; 861. 28.
29.

Naturalization Bills; when applied
for, 861; originate in Lords, 839. 856;
procedure on, 856.860. 28. 29. 723, n.;
fees on, 912.

Naval Works; provisional orders, 882.

Navy Seruices. See Army, &c.; Com-
missions.

New Members; how introduced, 170;

precedence in debate to, 313.
New Writs. See Writs.
Newgate; persons committed to, 75, 93.

425.

New Question; proposal of, in debate,
322.

Newspapers; reports by, of parliamen-
tary proceedings, 73. 100; reporters ex-
cluded as strangers, 206; proceedings
on complaints against, 82, 89; publi-
cation in, of committee proceedings
prior to report, 74. 416; rule as to
reading from, 325; by members in their
places, 344.

Nine o'clock Sittings. See Two o'clock
Sittings.

Notice of Motions; rule regarding,
238; extent of notice, ib. ; affected by
adjournments, ib.; how given, 239;
notices on first day of session, 240;
ballot for, 240; at commencement of

Notice of Motions—continue'].

session, 241; terms of, 242; change iit
terms, ib.; change of day for, ib.;
placed upon the notice paper, ib.; order
of, thereon, 260; irregularities in notice?,
243; waiver of notice, 244; when
notice is requisite, 148. 246; of motions
to rescind a resolution, 301; of amend-
ments, 289. See also Notices (Private
Bills), 11.

Notice Paper of the House; circu-
lation of, 232; authority of, 243; di-
vision lists circulated therewith, 369;
and petitions, 533.

Norman French; indorsement of bills
in, 509; royal assent given in, 513;
abolished during the Commonwealth,
ib.; used in appointment of receivers
and triers of petitions (Lords), 523.

Northstead; stewardship of manor of,
643.

Notices (Private Bills):

I. Preliminary Notices.—Require-
ments of standing orders respecting
notices by advertisement, 694.

II. During Progress of Bills. (In
the Lords), 841. 858. (In the Com-
mons).—Notices of the examination by
Examiners, of petitions or bills, 698-
725. 729; notices of motions on private
business, how given, 713; and published,
714; of second reading, 728; of
appointment of members to committees,
747; of first meeting of committees,
752; and of any postponement, ib.;
of days on which committee on a group
will consider later bills, 788; of adjourn-
ment of committee, 828; of con-
sideration of bill after report, 833; of
proposed clauses or amendments (on
consideration), ib.; of meeting of com-
mittee on a recommitted bill, 832
of third reading, 833; of any motion to
suspend stauding orders, 837.

Notices of Amendments, see Amendments.

Oaths or Affirmations under the
Oaths Act, 1888:

I. Taken by Members.—In the House
of Lords, 152; in the House of Com-
mons, 159.170; form of oath or affirma-
tion, 160; effect of, on adjournment of
house, 212; time and manner of taking,
ib., 160; a matter of privilege, 160;
refusal to take oaths, 161; case of Mr.
O'Connell, ib.; of Baron Rothschild,
162; of Mr. Salomons, ib.; admission
of the Jews, 163; of Quakers, &c, ib.;
of Mr. Bradlaugh, 164, et seq.; (lenalties
in case of omission to take oaths, 168;
privileges of members before they are

Oaths or Affirmations under the
Oaths Act, 1888—continued.
sworn, 1G9; evidence of return prior to
administration of oath, ib.; new mem-
bers sworn, 170; and members seated
on petition, 171; oaths retaken on de-
mise of Crown, ib.; address for royal
■commission with power to administer
•oath, 454, n.; royal commissions and
oaths, ib.

II. Administration of Oaths in
Parliament.—By the Lords, 424. 429;
bv the Commons, 430; by committees
(Commons) 430-1. 825; (Lords), 429.
848; by joint committees, 423; by the
taxing officers of both houses, 914.
See also Coronation Oath; Witnesses;
Bradlauf/h, Mr.

O'Brien, Mr. "W. Smith; his arrest for
high treason referred to, 118, n.;
petition from, when attainted, 528; his
refusal to serve on a committee, 748.

Obstruction in Parliament, 339;
measures for repressing, 349, et seq. See
also Suspension of Members.

Obstructions in the streets; orders
against, 79. 183; tumultuous assem-
blages near Parliament, ib.; for pre-
sentation of petitions, ib., 524.

O'Connell, Mr.; complaint of expressions
used by, 77; his refusal to take the
oaths, 1C1; returned for two places,
G52.

O'Connor, Mr. Feargus; refused as
bail, 112, n.; his misbehaviour in the
house, 34G.

O'Donnell, Mr.; motion that he be not
heard, 217, n.

O'Donovan Rossa, Mr.; declared in-
capable of sitting by resolution of house,
34, n. 657.

Officers of Parliament; privileged from
arrest within precincts of the house, 59,
n.; protected in executing the orders of
the house, 04. 60. 85; attendance of,
as witnesses in the other house, 427.
Of the House of Lords.—Clerk of the
Parliaments and other clerks at the
table, 198 ; gentleman and yeoman usher
of the Black Rod, and Serjeant-at-arms,
199. Of the House of Commons.—Clerk,
and clerks-assistant, 200; Serjeant-at-
arms, 204; not to give evidence else-
where without leave, 431; petitions for
attendance of officers as witnesses, ib.;
not to act as parliamentary agents, 712.

Offices under the Crown; effect of, on
seats in Parliament, 30. 640; members
accepting, against whose return election
petitions were pending, 632; issue of
writ on acceptance of office duringrecess,

Offices under the Crown — con-
tinued.

637 ; when office does not vacate a seat,
645; Chiltern Hundreds, &c, 642.

O'Loghlen, Sir Bryan; case of, 641.

"Omnibus" Bill; term as applied to a
private bill for a variety of purposes,
764. 813. n., 819. 828. n.

Onslow, Mr.; a member, fined for con-
tempt of court, 122.

Open Spaces; provisions regarding, in
private bills, 732, n., 734. 801.

Opposed Business after half-past
Twelve; standing order thereon re-
pealed, 214, n.

Order, Question of; cannot be raised
on a motion for adjournment under
standing order 10. 255; not a privilege
matter, 273; mode of raising, 323; to
be raised forthwith, 349 ; arising during
a division, 310. 357.

"Order; " call to, 323. See also Debates.

Order; royal, for issue of a grant, 545.592.

Order Book (Commons). See Noti-e
Paper of the House.

"Order of Leave ;" meaning of, in
the case of Private Bills, 715. n.

Orders and Regulations; laid before
Parliament under statute, 543; dis-
approval of, by address, 544.

Orders and Resolutions. See Resolutions;
Standing Orders.

Orders of the Day; defined, 257; pro-
cedure on reading, 260; on private bills,
postponed if opposed, 235. 730; power
of the house over, 261; not to be post-
poned, 260; not to be brought to
earlier date, 262; procedure on, when
unread, ib.; revival of dropped orders,
263; of superseded orders, 264; of
order for committee of supply, 611;
motions for discharge of orders of the
day, 261. 262, n:; limits of debate
thereon, 317.

Orders appointed for commencement
of business, 256; relative precedence
of, and notices of motions, 258; pre-
cedence to government orders, 258.
265; Tuesdays and Wednesdays taken
for orders of the day, 266; orders
of unofficial members placed among
government orders, 259; unofficial
orders after Whitsuntide, 260; orders
on Fridays, 259; government orders
on, 258. 269; on Saturdays, 259;
priority to motions over orders of the
day, 267.

Orders moved without seconder, 277;
motion for reading, to supersede ques-
tions, 280, n.; petitions presented on
reading an order of the day, 237.

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