HC Deb 12 March 1857 vol 144 cc2212-3

said, he wished to ask the right hon. Gentleman the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he had taken any steps to prevent Judges holding the office of Member of Council at Malta?


said, that he had thought it expedient to recommend that an Order in Council should be passed by which it should be provided that in future Judges of the Superior Courts in Malta should not be eligible for seats in the Council of Government.