§ MR. SUMMERS
asked the Secretary of State for India, Whether he is able to give the House an assurance that "The Vernacular Press Act, 1878," will be repealed without any unnecessary delay?
THE MARQUESS OF HARTINGTON
said, the only answer he could give to the hon. Member was to refer him to the Despatch of the Government of India, dated 28th February last, which had been laid on the Table of the House. In that Despatch it was stated that the Act in question would be repealed on the re-assembling of the Government of India early next winter.