renewed his question to the noble Lord, the Secretary for Ireland, whether the Government intended to introduce a bill to remedy the defects of the Irish Municipal Act? For he knew that there were many practical difficulties in that act.
§ Lord Eliot
replied, that the proper course was to apply first to the courts of law, and then if it were found that they had no power to apply a remedy, Parliament might be referred to.
§ Sir D. Roche
begged to tell the noble Lord that this decision was throwing the town he represented into the trouble of going to law for a dozen years before the question could be settled.