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LIBERTY OF THE SUBJECT, | LYNDHURST, LORD, endeavours

real guarantee for the, the popu: | of, with the Duke of Wellington,

lar will, 10; 423-427; 466; 470 to form a Ministry in 1830,
- protection of the, as against the 302
Executive, 423

-- denunciation of Russia by,
- protection of the, as against the during the Crimean war, 317
Legislature, 423-427

LYTTON, LORD, correspondence of
-- as connected with Criminal the Queen with, during the

Law administration, 427-455 Afghan war, 330-335
--- as connected with Civil Law - policy pursued by, in India,
administration, 455, 456

374 ; 379, 380 ; 398
--- danger to the, from the sum LYTTON, SIR EDWARD BULWER,
mary jurisdiction of Magistrates, organisation of government in
433, 434

Hudson's Bay by, 403, 404
- danger to the, from the indefi-

niteness of law, 439, 443
--- danger to the, from the expen-

M
siveness of law, 455, 456
--- danger to the, from police or MCARTHUR, MR., motion of, on
ganisation, 445–449

the annexation of Fiji, 405
- danger to the, from sanitary MACAULAY, LORD, on the weak.

legislation, 456-458 ; 460, 461 ness of the House of Lords, 31,
Life Peers, 20

32
Life Peerages, mode of creation - on canvassing and pledges, 52 -

of, an innovation, 20, 21
Loan, practice of raising money -- on the first English Ministry,'
by, 134, 135 ; 389, 390

270, 271
Loans to hostile States, prohibition MACKWORTH, SIR HUMPHREY,
of, 205, 206

paper on the right of petition-
Local Government, recent legisla ing attributed to, 75, note
tion relating to, 137-149

Magistrates, creation of stipen.
Local Government Board, creation diary, 427-431
of the, 141

– offences cognisable by, 431-
- Boards of Health subordinated 432
to the, 146

- summary jurisdiction of, 431-
Lords, House of. See House of 434
Lords

- inefficiency of unpaid, 429-431
Lords of Appeal in Ordinary, Majorities, true and false, 62
creation of, 20

- true claim of, 62, 63
LORNE, MARQUIS OF, consti Majority, possible surrender of

tutional question between the Parliamentary rights by a
Canadian Parliament and the, Parliamentary, 359; 362, 363

Malta, transport of native Indian
LOWE, MR. ROBERT, on the pre troops to, 377; 381, 382 ; 385-

ponderance of the House of 387; 391, 392
Commons, 26-28

MANSFIELD, LORD, decision of,
Lunacy Laws, 456, 458, 460

in Campbell v. Hall, that the
LUSH, MR, JUSTICE, opinion of, King has no power exclusive of

on the nature of Territorial Parliament, 156, 157
Waters Jurisdiction, 200

- on Courts of Prize, 208

419

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Marriages and Registration Acts | MILL, MR. J. S., on the import-
Amendment Act, 1837, 105

ance of forms of business in
Marriages, institution of civil, 105 India, 398
- provision for Royal, 227-233 MILNER GIBSON, MR., motion of,
MARTIN, MR. THEODORE, cita on Lord Palmerston's Con-

tious from the Life of the spiracy Bill, 186
Prince Consort by, 238-265, Mines and Collieries' Act of 1842,
passim ; 310–324, passim

132
MARTINEAU, MISS HARRIET, on MINISTERS (see also Ministry,
factory legislation, 133

Cabinet, Prime Minister)
MAURICE, PROF. F. D., on the - THE CROWN AND ITS, 266–

Nation and the Empire, 409, 335
410

- mutual relations of, 275-298
MAY, SIR T. ERSKINE, character - selection and dismissal of, by
of the work of, 1, 2

the Sovereign, 299-309
- on petitions, 75

- relations of the Sovereign with
- on public and private bills, 92 particular, 288; 309–318
- on recent additions to the - OF THE CROWN AND PARLIA-
power of the Crown, 361

MENT, 336-421
MELBOURNE, LORD, proposal of a -- seats of, in Parliament, 336,

civil list for Queen Victoria by, note
222

relation of, to representative
- on the reform of the Duchies assemblies in other countries,
of Lancaster and Cornwall, 223, 336
224

- dependence of, on the co-opera-
- dispute of, with Lord Brough tion of Parliament, 339
am, on the designation of the - questioning of, 343, 344
Duchess of Kent, 225, 226

- impeachment of, 345-347
--- arrangement of the Queen's - communications of, to Parlia-

Household by Lord Lansdowne ment, 339, 340 ; 370-371 ; 374 ;
and, 234, 235

383-389
--- on the Bedchamber question, | Ministry (see also Cabinet,
235, 236

Ministers, &c.)
-- formation and dismissal of the - Stockmar's view of the rela-

Ministry of, by William IV., tions of the Sovereign and the,
302-304

318-324
Merchant shipping, legislation re - substitution of the responsi-
lating to, 136

bility of the, for that of the
Metropolitan Police Acts of 1829, Crown, 325-328

1839, 1856, and 1872, 142-145. -- relation of the, to Parliament
(See Police)

and the Crown, 337-339
Metropolitan Police Courts Act, -- Parliamentary methods of se-
1839, 144

curing a change of, 344-347
Militia Act, 1854, 254

- possible grounds for, and
Mill, MR. J. S., opinion of, on limits to, retention of office by
the Ballot, 39

a, notwithstanding Parliamen-
-- conduct of, as candidate for tary defeat, 347-353
Westminster, 52

-- control of Parliament over the
- advocacy of schemes of personal policy of the, by withholding
representation by, 60, 64

supplies, 353

Ministry, dependence of Parlia- | Naral Prize Act of 1864, 208
ment on the, 353-358

Navigation Act, 1849, 392
- Parliamentary vigilance over Neutrality, enforcement of the
the, in respect of Foreign duties of, 203, 204 ; 206-208
Affairs, 363-389; of Finance, New South Wales and Van
389-391 ; of the Army and Navy, Diemen's Land Government
391, 392 ; of Colonial adminis Act, 1828, 173, 174
tration, 392-421

NEWCASTLE, DUKE OF, opinion
- doctrine of the omnipotence of of, as to the allegiance of

a, supported by Parliament, 468 inhabitants of the Orange River
Minority representation, schemes territory, 414, 415
of, 48; 57-64

Non-intervention, doctrine and
- connected with personal re practice of, 363-367
presentation, 60

NORMANBY, LORD, correspondence
- value of, dependent on area of between Lord Palmerston and,
election, 63, 64

relative to the Conp d'état,
MOLESWORTH on Paper Duties 284-288
Repeal, 22

NORTHCOTE, SIR STAFFORD, on
Money bills, indirect attempts of the exchange of the Crown

the House of Lords to originate, revenues for a fixed income,
22-26

228, 229
- pressure of one House on the -- explanation as to the Queen's
other, by means of, 23 ; (in correspondence with Lady Frere
Victoria) 163

and the Viceroy of India by,
Municipal Corporations Act of 330-334

1835, 120, 121 ; 149
Murder, definition of, 441, 442
Mutiny Act, 385–387; 392

Obstruction of business in the

House of Commons, 84-88
O'GORMAN, MAJOR, naming of, in

the House of Commons, 86-88
NAPOLEON III., Conspiracy Bill O’LOGHLEN, SIR BRYAN, question

brought in after the attempt on as to the vacation of the seat of,
the life of, 185, 186; 366

on his appointment as Attorney-
- precedence accorded to the General of Victoria, 418, 419
Prince Consort by, 243

Opposition, functions of an or-
- correspondence of the Prince ganised, 340–343; 362, 363
Consort with, in reference to Oral examination of prisoners,
the Grand Duke Constantine's 451-455
visit, 262–265

Orange River Territory, cession of
- action of the English Cabinet the, 414, 415

in reference to the Coup d'état ORSINI, Conspiracy Bill brought in
of, in 1851, 284-289

on the attempt of, to assassinate
Natal, memorial of the Colonists Napoleon III., 185 ; 366

of, against confederation, 419-

421
Naturalisation Act, the, 1870, 184
-- (Prince Albert) 1840, 239, | Pacific, slave-trade suppression in
240

the, 197, 198

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PALGRAVE, MR. R. F. D., on

obstruction in the House of
Commons, 85, 86
- on the Committee of Public

Accounts, 99
* Palmer's Act,' 435
PALMERSTON, LORD, Conspiracy

Bill of, 185, 186; 366
- on loans to hostile States, 205
- on the dispute with the United

States in 1856, as to foreign en-

listment, 255
— action of, with regard to the

Coup d'état in 1851, 283-290
-- on the dismissal of the Mel.
bourne Ministry by William

IV., 304
-- conduct of, as Foreign Secretary,

towards the Queen, 310–315
- letter of, to Lord vansdowne,
explaining his conduct, 313–
315
- influence of, in favour of

neutrality, 364; 366, 367
- on the cession of territory by

Royal Prerogative, 413, 414
Paper Duties, repeal of the, in

1861, 22
Paris, treaty of, policy of the,

367-369
--- Parliamentary discussions

prior to the, 383
Parish, reconstitution of the, as

an area of government, 140-

142
PARLIAMENT, THE HOUSES

0F, Chap. II., 14–208
— COMPOSITION AND MUTUAL

RELATIONS OF, Sect. I., 14-73
-- PRIVILEGES AND ORDER OF

PROCEEDINGS OF, Sect. II., 74-

102
--- IIOME LEGISLATION OF, Sect.

III., 103-149
-- GOVERNMENT OF DEPEN-

DENCIES BY, Sect. IV., 150–

178
--- LEGISLATION OF, RELATING

TO FOREIGN AFFAIRS, Sect. V.,
179-208

Parliament (see also House of

Lords, House of Commons)
- structure and authority of, a
main topic of constitutional

inquiry, 3
- influence of public sentiment
on the privileges and functions

of, 7
- the channel, not the source, of

constitutional change, 14, 17
- doctrine of the omnipotence of,

15; 468
- the Composition and Mutual
Relations of the Houses of,

14-73
- effects of the Reform Act of

1832, on both Houses of, 18
- the two Houses of, one Legis-

lature, 18, 19
- right of, to remodel the com-

position of either House, 21
-- Privileges and Order of

Proceedings of, 74 -102
-- recent extensions of the func-
tions of, in Home Legislation,

103-149
- attitude of, with regard to

religious bodies, 104-113
-- amendment of religious, educa-

tional, and charitable endow-
ments by, 107-119
- remodelling of municipal

bodies by, 119-121
- interference of, with industry

and social economy, 121-137
- efforts of, to protect dependent

classes of the community, 129–

133; 137 ; 149
- attitude and action of, with

regard to local institutions,
137-149
-- gradual assumption of the
Government of Dependencies
by, 150, 151; 167–173; 392-
403
- creation of Colonial Constitu-
tions by Act of, 151-156; 160-

162
- relation of, to subordinate

Legislatures, 157-159; 175-177

Parliament, power of, over Colonies treaties and the declaration of
having no Constitution, 156, war, 387-389
157 ; 173, 174

Parliament, evasions of the control
-practice of, how far applicable of, in financial affairs, 389–
to Colonial Legislatures, 176

391
- relation of, to representatives -- vigilance required of, with
of the Crown, 177, 178

regard to Army and Navy ad-
- discussion of foreign affairs ministration, 391, 392
in, 179

- right of the Crown to alienate
- instance of origination of territory without reference to,
foreign policy by, 180, 181

360; 413-415
--- topics connected with foreign limits imposed on the authority

relations dealt with by, 179-208 of, by private rights, 423-427;
- inclusion of the Crown in the 456-461

term, in its legislative sense, 209 - recent growth of popular forces
- claim of, to determine the outside, 464-466

dignities and powers of the - novel relations between the
Crown, 215

Government and, 464 ; 468
- claim of, to determine the Parliamentary Elections Act of
provision for the Royal Family, 1868, 37 ; 43-45; 95
231, 232 .

Parliamentary Oaths Act, 1866,
-- non-assumption by, of the right 104

to regulate the precedence of Parliaments, duration of, 55, 56
the Prince Consort, 242, 243 - Prof. Pearson on modern, 465
-- occasional determination of the Party, organisation in the country,
prerogative by Act of, 267

64, 65
-- right assumed by William IV., - discrimination as to the obliga-
to select a Ministry without tions of, 71, 72
reference to, 301-309

- ties, breaches of, 72, 73 ; 347–
-- Stuckmar on the subordination 353

of the Executive to, 320, 321 - organisation in the House,
- Ministers of the Crown and, 310–353
336-421

Party Government, as affecting the
- peculiar relation of the Ministry questions of delegacy and mi-
to, in England, 336–340

nority representation, 49
- function of the Opposition in - nature and origin of, 65-73

guarding the claims of, as - interdependence of Parliament
against the Government, 342; and the Ministry under a system
362, 363

of, 340–359
-- mutual dependence of the PEARSON, PROF., on Modern
Ministry and, 353, 354; 358

Parliaments, 465, 466
- possible surrender of its rights PEEL, SIR ROBERT, on the in-
by, 359-362

fluence of property on elections,
-- claims of, to communications 38, 39

from Ministers, 339, 340; 363 ; – on the limits of party loyalty,
370-374 : 383-389

72, 73
- conduct of recent foreign | -- and his school, influence of, on
policy without reference to, economic legislation, 122
380–387 .

--- on the Bank Charter Act, 123-
- province of, in respect to L 125

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