§ (1) Bills appropriating revenue or money, or imposing taxation shall originate only in the Irish House of Commons, but a Bill shall not be taken to appropriate revenue or money, or to impose taxation by reason only of its containing provisions for the imposition or appropriation of fines or other pecuniary penalties, or for the payment or appropriation of fees for licences or fees for services under the Bill.
§ (2) The Irish House of Commons shall not adopt or pass any vote, resolution, address, or Bill for the appropriation for any purpose of any part of the public revenue of Ireland or of any tax, except in pursuance of a recommendation from the Lord Lieutenant in the Session in which the vote, resolution, address, or Bill is proposed.
§ (3) The Irish Senate may not reject any Bill which deals only with the imposition of taxation or appropriation of revenue or money for the services of the Irish Govern-1146
§ ment, and may not amend any Bill so far as the Bill imposes taxation or appropriates revenue or money for the services of the Irish Government, and the Irish Senate may not amend any Bill so as to increase any proposed charges or burden on the people.
§ (4) Any Bill which appropriates revenue or money for the ordinary annual services of the Irish Government shall deal only with that appropriation.
§ Government Amendment proposed: At the end of Sub-section (3), add the words,
§ "This provision shall apply to the failure in any Session to pass a Money Bill which has been sent up to the Irish Senate at least one month before the end of the Session as it applies to the actual rejection of such a Bill."—[Mr. Birrell.]
§ Question put, "That the Amendment be made."
§ The House divided: Ayes, 308; Noes, 188.