§ MR. J. E. ELLIS (Nottingham, Rushcliffe)
asked Mr. Solicitor General for Ireland, What was the number of leaseholders who had entered the Land Courts up to the 29th of February last under the provisions of "The Land Law (Ireland) Act, 1887?"
§ THE SOLICITOR GENERAL FOR IRELAND (Mr. MADDEN) (Dublin University)
The number of leaseholders who have applied to have fair rents fixed under the Land Law (Ireland) Act, 1887, up to the 29th of February in the present year is 22,738, of whom 21,620 have applied to the Land Commission and 1,118 to the Civil Bill Courts. The number of leaseholders who have applied to be declared tenants of present tenancies under the 2nd section of the Act is, for the same period, 207.
§ MR. T. M. HEALY (Longford, N.)
asked, whether the number of those who had applied to be present tenants mentioned in the latter portion of the hon. and learned Gentleman's answer applied to those who had not applied to have their rents fixed?