gave Notice that on Monday, May 2, he would ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, If proceedings for recovery of rent by writ, followed by the sale of the tenant's interest, deprives such tenant of the right of applying to the proposed Land Court to fix the judicial rent, which right it is the object of the Land Law Bill now before the House to confer upon him; and, if so, whether it is not the duty of the Government to interfere to put a stop to any attempt to defeat the intentions of the Legislature?
§ LORD ELCHO
said, that the Amendment which had stood in the name of the hon. Member for Waterford (Mr. Villiers-Stuart) having been withdrawn, he believed he should be in Order in moving the following Amendment to the second reading, and he therefore gave Notice of his intention to do so:—That this House, while willing to consider any just measure, founded upon sound principles, that will benefit tenants of land in Ireland, is of opinion that the leading provisions of the Land Law (Ireland) Bill are in the main economically unsound, unjust, and impolitic.
§ LORD RANDOLPH CHURCHILL
gave Notice that on Monday he would ask the First Lord of the Treasury, Whether, in the event of the Land Law (Ireland) Bill being read a second time, he will be prepared, before asking the House to go into Committee on the Bill, to state the names of the persons who are to compose the Land Commission referred to in the Bill?
§ SIR HERVEY BRUCE
gave Notice that, on going into Committee on the 1412 Land Law (Ireland) Bill, he would move—That it be an Instruction to the Committee to insert clauses for the better protection of labourers in Ireland,
§ SIR JOHN HAY
gave Notice that on Monday next he would ask the First Lord of the Treasury, If he will lay upon the Table a Statement of the liabilities to be incurred under the provisions of the Irish Land Bill?