HC Deb 28 July 1896 vol 43 cc915-6

The Lord Chancellor may nominate any judge of the High Court with his consent to act for the time specified by the Lord Chancellor as an additional Land Judge for the purposes of the Record of Title (Ireland) Act, 1865, and the Local Registration of Title (Ireland) Act, 1891, and the judge so nominated shall have during that time the jurisdiction of the Land Judge for those purposes.

MR. T. M. HEALY moved, after the word "may," to insert the words "while no vacancy in the judiciary exists." When such a vacancy existed the Treasury were pocketing £3,500 a year, which ought to go to Ireland in some form.


appealed to the hon. and learned Gentleman not to press his Amendment.


said that, in the circumstances he would not take up the time of the House in pressing his Amendment, which He therefore asked leave to withdraw.

Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

Clause 17,—

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