HL Deb 26 July 1897 vol 51 c1062

, in moving the Second Reading of this Bill, explained that it proposed to remove the limits with regard to the number of the Constabulary Force in Belfast imposed by the Constabulary (Ireland) Amendment Act, 1865. The proposed alteration of the law was rendered necessary by the extension of the boundary of the city of Belfast which would come into effect in November.

Read 2a (according to Order), and committed to a Committee of the Whole House To-morrow.