HC Deb 23 November 1911 vol 31 c1370

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether it was intended that in Ireland the right of appeal under the new Clause substituted for Clause 51 of the National Insurance Bill should lie to the county court registrar; whether he was aware that in Ireland this official as a rule had no permanent office in the county in which his county court judge had jurisdiction, and was generally a solicitor practising in Dublin or Belfast; that an Irish county court registrar had no power to make orders as in England, and would be as difficult of access as the county court judge was when the quarter sessions were concluded; and whether, under the circumstances, he would constitute the resident magistrate for the district in which the insured resided or some other official permanently resident in the locality, the person to whom appeals were to be made?


The point raised by the hon. Member is under consideration.