MR.O'KEEFFE (Limerick City)
asked the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Whether his attention has been called to the absence of any criminal indictments in the Calendars for the City of Limerick Assizes; whether such a state existed prior to the passing of the Criminal Law and Procedure (Ireland) Act, as shown by the Charge of Mr. Justice O'Brien at the Limerick Spring Assizes, 1887; and, whether he will state the names "of the Local Authorities of Limerick" responsible for order in that city, who reported that—The satisfactory condition of Limerick is now due to the administration of the before-mentioned Act of Parliament in that city?
§ THE CHIEF SECRETARY (Mr. A. J. BALFOUR) (Manchester, E.)
As this Question is down without Notice, I have been unable to obtain a Report upon the first and second paragraphs. The authorities responsible for the preservation of order, to whom I referred in my answer yesterday, are the local constabulary officers.