The object of this Order was in the first place to extend the time for the completion of certain tramways, the construction of which was authorised by Provisional Order of 1903. The time for completion expired on 11th August 1908, but it was found necessary to ask for extension of time for the completion of the work, and for the compulsory acquisition of land. The period of extension sought was three years, except with regard to a small portion of the line situated in the burgh of Hamilton which the promoters undertook to complete in one year. The further purposes of the Order were to obtain authority to run omnibuses in connection with the tramway system, and to issue additional capital, and to obtain additional borrowing powers.
There being no opposition to the Order the promoters led evidence to formally prove the preamble.
The Commissioners held the preamble proved, and the clauses were subsequently put and carried.
Counsel for the Promoters— Macmillan. Agents— Wm. & J. C. Pollock, Solicitors, Hamilton— Sherwood & Company, Parliamentary Solicitors, London.