§ MR. LONSDALE (Armagh, Mid.)
To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland in view of the fact that a number of counties were subject to proclamations under the provisions of Sections 2, 3, and 4 of the Criminal Law and Procedure (Ireland) Act, 1887, from April, 1902, to July, 1903, that the proclamation) under Section 2 were all withdrawn by the latter date, and that the proclamations under Sections 3 and 4 continued in force until the end of 1905 whether he will grant the Return, notice for which stands on to-day's Paper.†
(Answered by Mr. Birrell.) I offer no objection to the granting of the Return in question.