§ MR. M'FADDEN (Donegal, E)
I beg to ask Mr. Attorney General for Ireland whether he is aware that at the Quarter Sessions of the Peace for the county of Donegal, held at Lifford on 20th June last, two appeals from dismisses of the magistrates at Petty Sessions under section 24 of 14 and 15 Vic., c. 93, in summonses at the suit of the Receiver of the Strabane Loan Fund Society, in proceedings for the recovery of £10 and £8 respectively, were struck out by the County Court Judge on the ground that no appeal lies from a dismiss of the magistrates under said Act. And, whether, in view of the state of the law with regard to the right of appeal from dismisses in proceedings under the Petty Sessions Act, it is proposed to introduce legislation on the subject.
§ THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR IRELAND (Mr. ATKINSON,) Londonderry, N.
My attention has been called to the decision referred to. There is no intention to introduce legislation dealing with the matter this session.