§ Crown Jewels Commission (Ireland).—Report of the Vice-regal Commission appointed to investigate the circumstances of the loss of the Regalia of the Order of Saint Patrick, and to inquire whether Sir Arthur Vicars exercised due vigilance and proper care as the custodian thereof.
§ Board of Agriculture and Fisheries.—Annual Report on the distribution of grants for Agricultural Education and Research in the year 1906–1907; with statements respecting the several colleges and institutions aided, and a summary of the agricultural instruction provided by county councils in 1906–1907, and the expenditure on the same.190
§ Explosives (Explosion at the Factory of Messrs. Kynoch, Limited, Worsboro' Dale, near Barnsley).—Report to the Secretary of State for the Home Department on the circumstances attending an explosion which occurred in the press house at the factory of Messrs. Kynoeh, Limited, at Worsboro' Dale, near Barnsley, in the county of Yorkshire, on the 12th December, 1907, by Major A. Cooper-Key, His Majesty's Inspector of Explosives.
§ Agricultural Statistics (Ireland).—Tables showing the extent in statute acres, produce of the crops, and the numbers of live stock, for the year 1907.
§ Treaty Series, No. 3 (1908).—Exchange of notes between the United Kingdom and France, arrangements under Article X., Section 4, of the Convention of 20th October, 1906, respecting the New Hebrides, 29th August, 1907.
§ (Imperial Yeomanry in Great Britain and Ireland).—Training Return, 1907.
§ Navy (Estimates).—Navy Estimates for the year 1908–1909, with explanation of differences; Statement of First Lord of the Admiralty, explanatory of the Navy Estimates, 1908–1909.
§ Presented (by Command), and ordered to lie on the Table.
§ Army (Rules of Procedure, 1907).—New edition of Rules of Procedure for Courts-martial, containing rules for field punishments.
§ Workmen's Compensation Act, 1906 (Regulations as to Returns from Employers).—Regulations, dated 15th January 1908, made by the Secretary of State for the Home Department, under Section 12 of the Act, as to returns to be furnished each year by employers in 191 certain industries with respect to the compensation paid under the Act during the previous year.
§ Factory and Workshop (Particulars of Piece-work Wages (Brass)).—Order, dated 23rd September, 1907, made by the Secretary of State for the Home Department, applying the provisions of Section 116 of the Factory and Workshop Act, 1901, with modifications to factories and workshops in which the mixing, casting, or manufacture of brass, or of articles of brass is carried on.
§ (Fruit Preserving).—Order, dated 11th September, 1907, made by the Secretary of State for the Home Department in pursuance of Sections 41 and 58 of the Factory and Workshop Act, 1901, prescribing conditions to be observed in factories and workshops in which women or young persons are employed in the process of cleaning or preparing fruit, in pursuance of the special exemption allowed by Section 41.
§ Penal Servitude Acts, 1853–1891 (Conditional Licences)—
- I. Orders granted by His Majesty under the provisions of the Penal Servitude Acts, 1853–1891, to which are annexed conditions other than those contained in Schedule A. of the Penal Servitude Act, 1864, to Daniel Condron; to William Wood.
- II. Licence granted by His Majesty to Ada Wheeler, a convict under detention in Aylesbury Prison, permitting her to be at large on condition that she enter the East End Refuge, Finchley, N.
- III. Licence granted by His Majesty to Elizabeth Davies, a convict under detention in Aylesbury Prison, permitting her to be at large on condition that she enter the Home of Compassion, 63, Sutherland Street, S. W.
§ Polling Districts (County of Essex).—Order made by the council of the county of Essex altering certain polling districts in the Eastern or Maiden Parliamentary Division of the county.
- I. (County of Lancaster).—Order made by the council of the county
192 of Lancaster, and confirmed by the Secretary of State for the Home Department, fixing the hours of closing for certain classes of shops within the Urban District of Ashton-in-Makerfield.
- II. Closing orders made by the urban district council of Omagh; the council of the county borough of Londonderry.
§ Pharmacy (Ireland) Acts, 1875 and 1890.—Order in Council, dated 24th January, 1908, approving of a regulation made by the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland.
§ Department of Agriculture and Technical Instruction for Ireland.—Importation of Horses, Asses, and Mules (Ireland) Order, 1907; Importation of Horses, Asses, and Mules (Ireland) Order, 1907, No. 2.
§ Winter Assizes (Ireland).—Four Orders in Council, dated 5th November, 1907, for holding winter assizes in Ireland.
§ Pawnbrokers (Ireland).—Returns from the City Marshal of Dublin for 1906.
§ Intermediate Education (Ireland).—Time table of examinations for 1908.
§ West Highland Railway (Extension from Banavie to Mallaig).—Sixth Annual Report by the Board of Trade as to the condition and working of the Banavie to Mallaig Railway, the rates and charges for traffic, and the receipts and expenditure of any company in working the railway, for the year 1906–1907.
§ Superannuation.—Treasury Minute dated 14th January, 1908, declaring that Sir R. Hay Drummond-Hay, His Majesty's Consul-General, Beirat, formerly Clerk to the Mission at Tangier, was appointed without a Civil Service certificate through inadvertence on the part of the head of his Department.
§ Laid before the House (pursuant to Act), and ordered to lie on the Table.