HC Deb 15 June 1865 vol 180 cc330-1

Bill considered in Committee.

(In the Committee.)

Clause 62 (Record to be managed by certain Officers of the Court).


said, he wished that the fees in Ireland should not exceed those in England, and he begged to propose an Amendment to that effect.


said, he thought the Amendment was unnecessary.

Clause agreed to.


moved the following clause:— That any person who has obtained from the Commissioners for the sale of Incumbered Estates in Ireland or from the Landed Estates Court a conveyance or declaration of title, or who shall hereafter obtain the same, may apply, every five years, by summary petition, supported by such evidence as the Court shall require, to be declared the owner, with registry of indefeasible title as originally granted by the Court; and upon the declaration of the Court, granted and registered or recorded as may be required by law, the person named therein shall be deemed owner as declared to all intents and purposes; such declaration shall not be chargeable with the percentage duty-provided by the Act. He said the clause would be very beneficial to landed proprietors in Ireland.


said, he must decline to accept the clause.


said, he regretted the determination of the Attorney General; but he had the satisfaction of having done his duty in proposing the clause.

Clause negatived.

House resumed.

Bill reported, with Amendments; as amended, to be considered on Monday next, and to be printed. [Bill 217.]