HC Deb 11 May 1978 vol 949 cc571-2W
Rev. Ian Paisley

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what legal advice he sought before he resumed payment of grants to the Gaelic Athletics Association, which by rule excludes from its membership all members of the Royal Ulster Constabulary and Her Majesty's Armed Forces.

Mr. Carter

As I indicated to the hon. Member in the reply which I gave to his Question on 20th April, before the decision was taken to resume payment of grants advice was sought on the effect of Section 19 of the Northern Ireland Constitution Act 1973.

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