HC Deb 26 July 1866 vol 184 c1551

said, he wished to call the attention of the Chief Secretary for Ireland to the necessity of early attention to the reform of the Court of Admiralty in Ireland, and to the want of a summary jurisdiction in respect to differences about freight, demurrage, seamen's wages, and other matters where the amount in dispute may not be large. He questioned whether it was desirable to place the Admiralty Court under the jurisdiction of the Judge of the Court of Probate, and said that it was much feared in Ireland that this would be done.


assured the hon. Member that the subject would receive the most careful consideration from the Government.

Main Question, "That Mr. Speaker do now leave the Chair," put, and agreed to.