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Cavan county Two
Clare county Two
Cork county (in divisions as
mentioned below) Five
Cork borough Two
Donegal county Three
Down county Three
Dublin county Two
Dublin borough (in divisions
as mentioned below) Four
Fermanagh county One
Galway county Three
Galway borough One
Kerry county Three
Kildare county One
Kilkenny county One
Kilkenny borough One
King's county One
Leitrim county Two
Limerick county Two
Limerick borough One
Londonderry county Two
Londonderry borough One
Longford county One
Louth county One
Mayo county Three
Meath county Two
Monaghan county Two
Newry borough One
Queen's county One
Roscommon county Two
Sligo county Two
Tipperary county Three
Tyrone county Three
Waterford county One
Waterford borough One
Westmeath county One
Wexford county Two
Wicklow county One
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Eighty

(1) In this Schedule the expression 'borough' means an
existing parliamentary borough.

(2) In the parliamentary boroughs of Belfast and Dublin, one
member shall be returned by each of the existing parliamentary
divisions of those boroughs, and the law relating to the divisions
of boroughs shall apply accordingly.

(3) The county of Cork shall be divided into two divisions,
consisting of the East Riding and the West Riding, and three
members shall be elected by the East Riding, and two members
shall be elected by the West Riding; and the law relating to
divisions of counties shall apply to those divisions.




THIRD SCHEDULE

FINANCE

IMPERIAL LIABILITIES, EXPENDITURE, AND MISCELLANEOUS
REVENUE


_Liabilities_

For the purposes of this Act 'Imperial liabilities' consist of: -

(1) The funded and unfunded debt of the United Kingdom, inclusive
of terminable annuities paid out of the permanent annual charge for
the National Debt, and inclusive of the cost of the management of
the said funded and unfunded debt, but exclusive of the Local Loans
stock and Guaranteed Land stock and the cost of the management
thereof; and

(2) All other charges on the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom
for the repayment of borrowed money, or to fulfil a guarantee.


_Expenditure_

For the purpose of this Act Imperial expenditure consists of
expenditure for the following services: -

I. Naval and military expenditure (including Greenwich Hospital).
II. Civil expenditure, that is to say -

(_a_) Civil list and Royal family.
(_b_) Salaries, pensions, allowances, and incidental expenses of -

(i) Lord Lieutenant of Ireland;
(ii) Exchequer judges in Ireland.

(_c_) Building, works, salaries, pensions, printing, stationery,
allowances, and incidental expenses of -

(i) Parliament;
(ii) National Debt Commissioners;
(iii) Foreign Office and diplomatic and consular service,
including secret service, special services, and telegraph
subsidies;
(iv) Colonial Office, including special services and telegraph
subsidies;
(v) Privy Council;
(vi) Board of Trade, including the Mercantile Marine Fund, Patent
Office, Railway Commission, and Wreck Commission, but
excluding Bankruptcy; (vii) Mint; (viii) Meteorological Society;
(ix) Slave trade service.

(_d_) Foreign mails and telegraphic communication with places
outside the United Kingdom.


_Revenue_

For the purposes of this Act the public revenue to a portion
of which Ireland may claim to be entitled consists of revenue
from the following sources: -

1. Suez Canal shares or payments on account thereof.

2. Loans and advances to foreign countries.

3. Annual payments by British possessions.

4. Fees, stamps, and extra receipts received by departments, the
expenses of which are part of the Imperial expenditure.

5. Small branches of the hereditary revenues of the Crown.

6. Foreshores.

[The Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and Seventh Schedules are for the
saving of space omitted.]

FOOTNOTES:

[138] The Bill is printed as it was originally presented to the House of
Commons.




INDEX


_American Commonwealth_, by Rt. Hon. James Bryce, 37 _n_
_American History, Critical Period of_, by Fiske, 103
Andrews, Mr. Justice, a Unitarian, 71 _n_
Appeals under Irish Government Act, 209
Asquith, Rt. Hon. H.H., on the policy of Home Rule, 26, 74 _n_

Balfour, Rt. Hon. Arthur, on Ireland, 71
Beaumont, Gustave de, 142
Bright, John, on Free Trade, 134
Bryce, Rt. Hon. James, 26, _American Commonwealth_, 37, 169
Burke, Edmund, _Reflections on the Revolution in France_, 134

Cambray, Mr., _Irish Affairs and the Home Rule Question_, 1, 23
Canada as a self-governing colony, 20, 25
Civil servants under Irish Government Act, 210
Clancy, Mr., M.P., and the financial clauses of the Home Rule Bill, 103
Cobden and Free Trade, 134
Coercion Act, the, 144
Colonies, self-governing, _see_ New Zealand, Canada, Victoria
_Constitution, Law of_, by Professor Dicey, 6 _n_, 29 _n_, 67 _n_
Constitution of Legislature under Irish Government Act, 199
Constitution, old and new, 1-20, 56;
the new, 21 _et seq_., 191;
no settlement of the Irish question, 112 _et seq_.;
rests on an unsound foundation and contradictory, 125;
pleas for, 132 _et seq._
Constitutional questions, decision of, under Irish Government Act, 209
Contracts, laws as to, 85, 86
Crown Lands under Irish Government Act, 210

Davitt, Michael, and the New Constitution, 115, 142, 167
Dicey, Professor A.V., _Law of the Constitution,_ 6 _n_, 29 _n_, 67 _n_
Duffy, Sir Gavan, Irish Nationalist, 39, 166;
his prediction, 128

England, present constitution of, 2 _et seq_.;
retention of Irish Members at Westminster, 32 _et seq_., 66,
123, 200, 218, 221;
inducements to, 48;
meaning of Home Rule to, 53 _et seq_.;
result of helping Portugal and Spain, 116;
opposition to Home Rule, 119 _et seq_.;
Grattan's constitution, 149;
the path of safety, 175 _et seq._
_England's Case against Home Rule_, 59 _n_, 91 _n_, 94
_n_, 97 _n_, 138 _n_, 155 _n_, 162 _n_
Executive authority under Irish Government Act, 198

Feast of Concord in France, 172
Federalism, 6;
and Home Rule, 13 _et seq_., 96, 118;
application to England, 155;
how it works in other countries, 153 _et seq._
Finance, under Irish Government Act, 27, 100, 102, 201-207, 222, 223
Fiske, _Critical Period of American History_, 103
Ford, Patrick, 166
France, and Italy, 116;
Feast of Concord, 172;
the constitution of 1791, 191
Freeman, E.A., _Irish Home Rule and Its Analogies_, 67 _n_, 153 _n_

Germany, federalism in, 6
Girardin, M., on the French Revolution, 135
Gladstone, W.E., and Home Rule, 26, 113, 128 _n_, 140, 163, 175;
on the retention of Irish Members at Westminster, 32 _n_, 39, 66, 123
Government, _see_ Parliament
Government of Ireland Bill, _see_ Home Rule Bill
Grattan's constitution, 139, 149-152

Hilty, Professor, Swiss publicist, 160
Home Rule, a new constitution for the United Kingdom, 1, 19;
compared with the old constitution, 8 _et seq_.;
four leading features of, 22;
the supremacy of the Imperial Parliament, 22-31;
the retention of the Irish Members in the Imperial Parliament, 32 _et
seq_., 66 _n_, 123, 200, 218-221;
powers of the Irish Government, 66 _et seq_., 197 _et seq _.;
the Veto, 88;
Finance, 100-103, 201-207, 222, 223;
as a settlement of the Irish question, 112 _et seq_.;
is federalism, 118;
reasons for, 132 _et seq_.;
necessity for, 138;
the safeguards, 149;
Grattan's constitution, 149;
success of, 152 _et seq_.;
the policy of trust, 163 _et seq_.;
a revolutionary movement, 177, 191

Imperial Parliament, _see_ Parliament Ireland, the old constitution, 1-8;
the new constitution, 8 _et seq_.;
the retention of Irish Members in the Imperial Parliament, 32 _et seq_.,
66 _n_, 123, 200, 218-221;
meaning of Home Rule to, 53;
powers of the Irish Government under Home Rule Bill, 66 _et seq_.,
197 _et seq_.;
the Irish Parliament, 75;
restrictions and obligations, 80 _et seq_.;
the Veto, 88;
the Privy Council and the Courts, 90 _et seq_.;
Home Rule no settlement of the Irish question, 112 _et seq_.;
arguments for the new constitution, 132 _et seq_.;
her desire for parliamentary independence, 140
_Irish Affairs and the Home Rule Question_, by Cambray, 1, 23 _n_
Irish Constabulary under Home Rule Bill, 75 _n_, 212
Irish Executive, 66
Irish Government Act, _see_ Home Rule Bill
_Irish Home Rule and its Analysis_, by E.A. Freeman, 67 _n_, 153 _n_
Irish Parliament, 75
Irish representation in the House of Commons, 32 _et seq_., 66, 123,
200, 218-221
Italy and France, 116

Jackson, Andrew, President of the United States, 158
Judges under Home Rule Bill, 210

Lalor, Mr., 142
Lecky, Mr., _History of England in the Eighteenth Century_, 150
Legislative authority under Home Rule Bill, 197 _et seq_.
Local Government Bill compared with Home Rule Bill, 186
Lord Lieutenant, office of, 66, 210

McCarthy, J., on the effect of the Home Rule Bill, 112, 142, 167
Mahoney, Pierce, _Irish Independent_ on the release of prisoners, 117
Marshall, John, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States,
158
Melbourne, Irish informers' reception at, 161, 162
Mill, John Stuart, _Representative Government_, 6 _n_, 118 _n_.
Morley, John, Chief Secretary for Ireland, on retention of Irish Members
at Westminster, 39-43, 49, 62;
changes in administration, 71;
safeguards against legislation setting aside contracts, 86

New Zealand as a self-governing colony, 4, 5, 9, 20, 25, 31;
compared with Ireland, 156
Nulty, Dr., Roman Catholic Bishop of Meath, 71 _n_.

O'Connell, Daniel, compared with Parnell, 139; 166

Parliament, British and Imperial, authority of, in the United Kingdom,
2 _et seq_.;
in the Colonies, 4 _et seq_.;
supremacy of, 22 _et seq_.;
retention of Irish Members in, 32 _et seq_.;
power up to 1782, 55;
since the Union, 56 _et seq._
Parnell, 34;
and Home Rule, 139, 142, 167
Phoenix Park murders, 146
Police under Home Rule Bill, 75 _n_, 212
Post Office and postal telegraphs under Home Rule Bill, 207, 208
Privy Council and the Courts, 90
Protection, 99, 198

Redmond, John, M.P., Home Rule, 26, 50, 103;
and the imprisoned dynamiters, 117 _n_, 168
Referendum, Dicey on, 189, 190
Religion, restrictions on, 99
_Representative Government_, by John Stuart Mill, 118 _n._
Restrictions and obligations in Home Rule Bill, 80 _et seq_.,
197, 198, 214
Retention of Irish Members in House of Commons, 32 _et seq_.,
66, 123, 200, 218-221
Russell, Lord John, 32 _n_

Savings banks under Home Rule Bill, 207, 208
Sexton, Thomas, on Home Rule Bill, 16 _n_, 26, 112, 126
Siéyès, Abbé, 19
Switzerland an example of successful federalism, 6, 159

Taxes, right to impose, 2, 3
Ticino, insurrection in, 107, 160, 161
_Times Parliamentary Debates, 26 _n_, 32 _n_;
Mr. Asquith on executive authority, 74 _n_;
John Morley on legislation to set aside contracts, 86 _n_;
J. McCarthy and W.E. Gladstone on Home Rule as a final settlement,
112 _n_, 113 _n_, 142 _n_;
Gladstone on the policy of trust, 163 _n_.

Tocqueville, Alexis de, and the French Revolution, 134, 173
Trust, the policy of, 163

Unionism, the policy for, 183 _et seq._
_Unionist Delusions, _62 _n_.
United States of America, division of parties in, 37 _n_;
no law allowed to impair the obligation of a contract, 85;
Bryce on State Legislatures in, 169, 170

Veto, the, 15, 199;
its uselessness, 88
Victoria as a self-governing colony, 4 _n_.
_Victoria, Government of_, by Jenks, 9 _n_.







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