HC Deb 16 June 1880 vol 253 c114

High Court of Justice in Ireland.

Common Pleas Division.

Parliamentary Elections Act, 1868.

In the matter of the Election Petition for the County of Wicklow.

William Wentworth FitzWilliam Dick, Petitioner; James Carlisle McCoan and Howard Brooke, Respondents.

The said Common Pleas Division, in pursuance of the provisions of the 36th section of the said Act, do hereby report to the Right Honourable the Speaker of the House of Commons,—

That the Petition in this matter, a copy of which is hereunto annexed, was duly presented to this Division on the 3rd day of May 1880, and that the Petitioner, on the 14th day of June inst., applied to the Court, by special application, pursuant to the said statute, for leave to withdraw said Petition.

And it appearing to the Court that the notice of the said application required by the said Act had been given in the said. County, and no person having applied to be substituted as Petitioner instead of the said William Wentworth Fitz William Dick, the Court, on the said 14th day of June inst., made an order permitting the said Petition to be withdrawn, and the same has been withdrawn accordingly.

And the Court do hereby report that, in their opinion, the withdrawal of the said Petition was not the result of any corrupt arrangement, or in consideration of the withdrawal of any other Petition.

Signed on behalf of the Court, this 15th day of June 1880.


C. J. C. Pleas.

And the said Certificate and Reports were ordered to be entered in the Journals of this House.