Motion made, and Question proposed,
That leave be given to bring in a Bill to consolidate and amend the Laws relating to the registration of Assurances, and to provide for the registration of other Acts, Instruments, and matters affecting land in Ireland."—(Mr. Solicitor General for Ireland.)
§ THE LORD MAYOR OF DUBLIN (Mr. SEXTON) (Belfast, W.)
May I ask whether this Bill will enable a person living in Ireland to ascertain whether his life has been insured or not? I may be pardoned for asking the Question, because I happen to represent Belfast, which is a rather lively place for a politician; and I am informed, also, that during my recent illness some persons took the opportunity to insure my life at a temptingly high figure.
§ MR. MADDEN
replied that this Bill referred only to the insurance of landed property, and not to the subject in which the hon. Member was so much interested.
§ Motion agreed to.1727
§ Bill ordered to be brought in by Mr. Solicitor General for Ireland and Mr. Arthur Balfour.
§ Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 369.]