HC Deb 02 November 1916 vol 86 c1881

The words "In England" shall be inserted at the beginning of Sub-section (5) of Section 2 of The Prevention of Corruption Act, 1906.

Clause brought up, and read the first time.

Commander WEDGWOOD

I beg to move "That the Clause be read a second time."

Ireland has her own separate law as to the jurisdiction of Quarter Sessions. Unless the Government are prepared to accept this New Clause, I do not propose to press it.


made an observation which was inaudible in the Reporters' Gallery.

Commander WEDGWOOD

Then I do not press it.

Motion and Clause, by leave, withdrawn.