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Extradition, case of Winslow, 183
Extradition Acts, 1870 and 1873,
182-184

Extra-territorial jurisdiction. See

Jurisdiction
Eyre, Governor, validity of a

Colonial Act of Indemnity in

the case of, 444

F

Factory and Werkshop Act, 1878,

131, 132; 456, 458
Factory Laws, intention of, 131,

132

— Miss Martineau on the results
of, 133

— administration of, 456-458
Fiji, annexation of, 173; 403-405
Finance, modern principles as to,

134-137; 390

— control of policy through, 353

— necessity of Parliamentary
vigilance in the management
of, 389-391

— Indian, Parliamentary super-
vision of, 39*, 400

Flogging, as a criminal punish-
ment, 437-439; 459

Foreign affairs, recent prominence
of, in Parliamentary debate,
179

— Mr. Disraeli on the importance
of, 179

— policy as to, not generally initi-
ated in Parliament, 180

— recent legislation bearing on,
180-208

— conduct of Lord Palmerston as
Secretary for, in 1850 and 1851,
284-290; 310-315

— retirement of Lord Carnarvon
in 1876, on grounds relating to,
290-292; 376

— retirement of Lord Derby from
the conduct of, in 1876, 292-
295; 376

— theory of a special attitude of
the Sovereign towards, 315 317

Foreign affairs, indifference of
the country to, after the Treaty
of Vienna,' 363, 364

— doctrine of non-intervention in,
365-367

— revived interest in, on the
reopening of the Eastern Ques-
tion in 1876, 367

— review of recent policy with
regard to, 373-380

— comments on recent policy with
regard to, 380-387

Foreign Enlistment Act, 1854, 254

1870, 204; 206-208

Foreign Jurisdiction Acts, 1843

1878, 187-189; 191
Forster, Mr. W. E., policy in-
augurated by the Education
Act of, 149
Forsyth, Mr., on cession of
territory by Royal Prerogative,
414

Franconia and Strathclyde Case,
200

Freeman, Mr. E. A., letter of
Sir G. C. Lewis to, on the legal
status of the Cabinet, 275,
276

Frere. Sir Bartle, expressions
of sympathy with, by the Queen,
during the Zulu war, 330, 331

— policy of annexation recom-
mended by, 407, 408

Fugitive Slave Circulars, 195, 196

G

Giffard, Sir Hardinge, instance
of, in office but not in Parlia-
ment, 337, note

Gillon, Mr., motion of, for an
increased grant to the Duke of
Sussex, 226

Gladstone, Mr., action of, in the
repeal of the Paper Duties, 22

— on the practice of the House of
Lords in proposing money
grants, 24, 25

— use of a Royal warrant by, for

abolishing purchase in the army,
28-31

Gladstone, Mr., on Mr. Richard's
motion on International Arbitra-
tion, 181

— on the title to the Crown Lands,
217, 218

— on the amendment of the Crown
Private Estates Act, 219, 220

— on Parliamentary provision for
the Royal Family, 227 ; 229-233

— on the Bedchamber question,
237

— action of, on the Russian war
question in 1855, 256; 259,
260, note

— on the internal relations of the
Cabinet, 278-281

— on the dismissal of the Mel-
bourne Ministry by William
[V, 305, 306

(fold Coast of Africa, extra-
territorial jurisdiction on I he, 187

Gordon, Sir Arthur, on the
duties of the Governor of a
Crown Colony, 415-417

Government. (.See also Ministry,
Party Government, Local Go-
vernment)

— structure of the English, the
subject of investigation, 2

— Constitutional dangers inherent
in the mechanism of, 466-468

Government of India Act Amend-
ment Act, 1869, 196; 401

Graham, Sir James, part taken
by, on the Russian war question
in 1855, 258, 259

Grey, Earl, on proposals for
grants of money not originated
by the Crown, 25

— on the internal relations of the
Cabinet, 281-283

— conduct of William IV. in
regard to the formation of a
Ministry by, 302

— on the party allegianoe of a
Government, 351-353

Grote, Mr. George, on the
Ballot, 41, 42

Guizot, history of representation
as given by, 46, note

— on the Police panic in 1829,144

— on the Spanish marriages, 364,

note

H

Hallam, period covered by the
Constitutional History of, 1

— on the creation of Peers, 29, 30,
note

— on petitions, 75

— on the Cabinet and the Privy
Council, 272-275

Half-past twelve rule, 90, 91
Hanover, king of, heir presump-
tive to the Crown, 212

— revenues of the kingdom of,
detached from those of the
English Crown, 223

— refusal of precedence to the
Prince Consort by the king of,
243

Hansard, case of Stockdale r.,
77, 78

Harcourt, Sir W. Vernon, on

the procedure of the House of

Lords, 100-102
Hare, Mr. Thomas, scheme of,

for minority representation, 59-

64

Harley, paper on the right of
petitioning attributed to, 75,
note

Hartington, Lord, on the Stand-
ing Orders of the House of
Lords, 102

— remarks of, on the explanation
given of the Queen's corre-
spondence with Lord Lytton and
Sir Bartle Frere, 334, 335

Health, Public, legislation re-
lating to, 145-147; 425-427;
456-461

— topics included under the title
of, 146

Herbert, Mr. Sidney, part taken
by, on the Russian war question
in 1855, 258, 259

Index.

Heywood, Mr., motion of, for

University reform, 114
High Court of Justice, election

jurisdiction committed to a

Judge of the, 43-45

— contrast between the adminis-
tration of justice by Judges of
the, and by local Justices, 430;
449

Home Legislation, recent, 103-149;
427-461

Home Secretary, practice of appeal
to, in criminal cases, 435, 436

House of Commons (see also
Bepresentation, Privileges, Pro-
ceedings, Party Government, &c.)

— relation of the, to the House of
Lords, 18, 19

■— contest of, with the House of
Lords, on Paper Duties Repeal,
22, 23

— Money grants legitimately con-
ceded by, only on the proposal
of the Crown, 24, 25

— Mr. Lowe on the preponderance
of the, 26-28

— recent modifications in the
composition of the, 33-73

— surrender of the Parliamentary
election jurisdiction of the, 43-
45

— effect of personal representation
on the character of the, 60, 61

— privileges and order of proceed-
ings of the, 74-102

— constitutional importance of
the forms of the, 74

— petitions to the, 75, 76

— publication of proceedings of-
the, 77-80

— exclusion of strangers from
the, 80-82

— power of the, to punish for
contempt, 82-84

— obstruction of business in the,
84-88

— claims of public and private
business in the, 88-92

— procedure of the, in regard to
private bills, 89-91; 92-94

House of Commons, possible modi-
fications of the procedure of, as
to private bills, 94-96

— procedure of the, relating to
supply, 96-99

— powers and privileges of the
Victorian Legislature not to
exceed those of the, 161

— presence of the Prince Consort
in the, at a Corn Law debate,
250-252

— selection of a ministry by
William IV., without reference
to the, 301-309

— party organisation in the, 340-
343

— dependence of the Ministry on
the, 344, 345

— control of expenditure by the,
as a means of controlling
Ministerial policy, 353

— dependence of the, on the
Government, 353-358

— doctrine of non-intervention in
foreign affairs in the, 363-367

— opposed views on the Eastern
question in the, 368-370

— tendency of the, as of all
democratic legislatures, to
encroachment on private liber-
ties, 424, 425

— division of labour between the,
and the people, 464-466

House of Lords, indivisible from
the House of Commons, 18, 19

— Appellate Jurisdiction of the
19, 20

— composition of the, dependent
on Royal Prerogative, 20; 29;
358; 360

— claim of Parliament to remodel
the composition of the, 21

— conflict of the, with the Com-
mons, on Paper Duties repeal,
22, 23

— indirect origination of monoy
grants by the, 22-26

allowed in the case

of private bills, 94

— conl ast of, with the Govern

ment, on the abolition of army
purchase, 28-31
House of Lords, Lord Macaulay
and the Duke of Wellington on
the impotence of the, 31, 32

— petitions to the, 76
procedure of the, 99-102

- the Lord Chancellor as speaker
of the, 101, 102, note
-t— the Church of England repre-
sented in the, 104

— support of University reform
in the, 113, 114

— Colonial Legislative Councils
not analogous to the, 165, 166

— place of the Prince Consort in
the, 240

— influence of the, on the fate of
a Ministry, 344

— occasional influence of the, on
the side of the public, against
the other House, 465

Household, the Boyal, organisa-
tion of the, 233-238

Howard v. (lossett, 83, 84

Hudson's Bay, Act for the ad-
mission of, into the Dominion of
Canada, 1868, 172

Hudson's Bay, admission of, into
the Dominion of Canada, 172

— organisation of government in,
403, 404

Hume, Mr., motion of, as to the
proposed annuity for the Prince
Consort, 239

I

Imperialism, in India, 375; 381

— use of the term, 408

— Professor Maurice on, 409, 410

— Lord Carnarvon on, 410-413
India (see also East India Com-
pany, Afghanistan, &c.)

— origin of British rule in, 150

— Parliamentary government of,
151; 167-172; 392-403

— powers of the Governor-General
of, 170; 174

India, extra-territorial jurisdiction
in, 196

— title of the Queen as Empress of,
213-215; 375; 380; 381; 385

— correspondence of the Queen
with the Viceroy of, during the
Afghan war, 330-334

— recent foreign policy in re-
ference to, 368; 381; 384; 388

— recent policy in, 374, 375;
378-382; 388; 398

— recent legislation for, 395-397

— repeal of cotton duties in, 398,
399

— annual statement as to finances
of, required by Parliament, 399

—■ announcement of the com-
mencement of war in, required
by Parliament, 400

— recent extension of the Pre-
rogative in, 400, 401

— consequences of the transfer of
the government of, from the
Company to the Crown, 401-
403

— grounds alleged for annexa-
tions in, 407

India Acts :—
Regulating Act (East India

Company), 6f 1773, 168, 169
Indian Territories Government

Act of 1833, 169-171; 395;

402, 403
Act for the better Oorernment

of India, 185», 171, 172; 337,

note; 380; 386; 395-397; 399;

400

Indian Councils Act of 1861,

174; 196; 395; 397; 401
Act of 1865. 196
Acts of 1869, 196; 401
Indian troops, transport of, to
Malta, 377 ; 381; 382 ; 385-387;
391, 392

Indian Vernacular Press, restric-
tions placed on, 380; 398
Industry. (Sue Economy, social)
Institutions, English, foreign
copies of insulated, 4

— isolation of, in treatment, 11

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J

Jamaica, alteration of the con-
stitution of, 157, 158

Jerrni Acta, 1847, 1848 (to protect
Justices of the Peace), 444

Judicial Reform, 136; 427-456

Jurisdiction, appellate, of the
House of Lords, 19, 20

— in election cases, surrendered
by the House of Commons, 43-
45

— of the House of Commons in
cases of contempt, 82-84

— reconstit ution of local, 137-
149; 428-434

— territorial limits of Colonial,
167

— extra-territorial, 187-199

— exercise of extra-territorial, in
Cyprus, 188-194

— extra-territorial, in India, 196

— in territorial waters, 199-202

— criminal, 427-455

— summary, of Magistrates, 431-
434

— civil, 455, 456

Jury, trial by, abandoned in civil
cases, 449

— trial by, in criminal cases, 449-
451

— requirement of unanimity of a,
450, 451

E

Kelly, Lord Chief Baron,
letter of, to the Lord Chancellor
on the secresy of Privy Council-
lors, 295-298

Kent, Duchess Op, regent in
case of the accession of Queen
Victoria during her minority,
212

— grant to the, on the Queen's

accession, 225, 226
Kidnapping AH, 1872, 197,198

L

Lancaster and Cornwall, Duchies
of, reform of the management
of the, 223, 224

Lansdowne, Lord, arrangement
of the Queen's household by Lord
Melbourne and, 234, 235

— opinion of, on the coup d'Hat,
288

Legislation, Home, 103-149; 427-
461

— Constitutional advance shown
in recent home, 103

— economic, scientific spirit of
recent, 122,12C

— Colonial, 150-178; 392-404

— relating to foreign affairs, 179—
208

— judicial and criminal, 427-456
Leitrim, Earl Of, exclusion of

strangers from a debate on the
murder of the, 81, 82
Letters-Patent (Colonies) Act,
1863 (26 and 27 Vict. c. 76),
176

Lewis, Sir G. C, on minority
representation, 58, 60

— on the legal status and internal
relations of the Cabinet, 275-278

LIBERTY OF THE SUBJECT,
Chap. IV., 422-461

— provision for the, a distinctive
mark of the English Constitu-
tion, 3; 422, 423

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