The Clerk of the house laid upon the table the fifteenth report of the clerk of petitions, stating that he had examined the following petition presented on the 10th instant, and finds that the time for receiving petitions for private bills under standing order 92 having expired, it should not be received:
Of the government of the province of Quebec: praying for the passing of an act to authorize it to construct a bridge across the St. Lawrence river between the island of Orleans and the coast of Beaupre, in the province of Quebec.
M. C. N. DORION (Quebec-Mont-morency) propose:
Mr. C.-N. Dorion (Quebec-Montmorency) (Translation): That the petition of the government of the province of Quebec praying for the passing of an act to authorize it to construct a bridge across the St. Lawrence river between the Island of Orleans and the shore of Beauprd as well as the report of the clerk of petitions be referred to the select committee on standing orders and that standing order No. 92 in relation thereto, be suspended.
Motion agreed to.