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THE HOUSE OP LORDS:
'as a Judicial Body:—
( Appellate Jurisdiction Act of 1876.
JContest with the Commons on Paper Duties Repeal.
THE HOUSE OP COMMONS!
Notions of representation.
Transition from class representation to individual representation.
J The Ballot Act.
\ The Parliamentary Elections Act. Modern controversies as to the functions of Representatives:—
1. Delegacy and Pledges.
2. Representation of Minorities.
1. Its historic origin.
2. Its foundation in nature.
3. Its political expediency.
Section. H.—Privileges And Order Of Proceedings.
Avenues of communication between the House and the public :—
Publication of Proceedings.
Disciplinary powers of the House :—
Right of the House to sentence for contempt.
Competing claims of Government and private members:
The half-past twelve rule.
1. Removal of religious disqualifications:—
'Emancipation of Catholics, Protestant Dissenters, and Jews.
Abolition of Ecclesiastical Courts of Probate and Divorce.
2. Readjustment of Endowments and Charters:—
'(1.) Ecclesiastical and Religious Foundations:
\ Endowed Schools Reform.
3. Economic Legislation, bearing on :—
((1.) The Bank of England and other Banks.
4. Fresh delimitations of Central and Local Government:—
I The Parish and the Union.
Section IV.—Government Op Dependencies.
1. Colonial Constitutions, and Confederation of Colonies.
'Constitution and Confederation of the Dominion of Canada.
Confederation of the South African Colonies.
Legislation for conquered or ceded Dependencies.
Legislation for Dependencies acquired by settlement.
Amendment of the Constitution of Jamaica.
Constitution of Victoria :—
Working of the Victorian Constitution.
2. Extension of Parliamentary Control over Dependencies not
previously subject to it.
3. Acts of Parliament specially relating to Dependencies.
f New South Wales and Tasmania.
\ Coast of Africa and the Falkland Islands.
4. Inclusion of Dependencies in general Acts of Parliament.
(Colonial Laws Validity Act.
5. Parliamentary Control of the Executive in its Colonial policy.
Section V.—Foreign Appairs.
Foreign policy not initiated in Parliament.
(Motion on International Law and Arbitration an exception.) Initiative action of Parliament in
1. Legislation relating to foreigners in British Dominions:
2. Legislation relating to British subjects in foreign Dominions:
'The Foreign Jurisdiction Act.
J Government of Cyprus.
3. Legislation enforcing International Law:
Negotiation of Loans with hostile States.
Section I.—Personal Attributes And Relations.
True position of the Monarch determined by the history of the Monarchy.
Recent action relating to the Crown in its personal character:—
1. Provision for a Regency, (1.) in case of the death of King William IV. during the
minority of the Princess Victoria. (2.) in case of the Queen's death during the absence of the heir
presumptive (the King of Hanover). (3.) in case of the Queen's death during the minority of the heir presumptive or apparent.
2. Definition of the Royal Title :—
Royal Titles Bill of 1878.
3. Adjustment of the Royal Income:—
The Crown Lands.
The Duchies of Lancaster and Cornwall.
4. Constitution of the Royal Household :—
< Settlement of the Queen's Household.
1 Question as to Ministerial changes in the Household.
5. Position of the Royal Consort :—
Naturalisation of the Prince Consort.
Offer to the Prince of the Commandership-in-Chief.
. Political Correspondence with the Emperor Napoleon.
Section H.—The Ceown And Its Ministers. Uses of the term " Prerogative."
Rise of the Cabinet, as an outgrowth of the Privy Council. Origin of the Ministry as the organ of Party Government. Internal Relations of the Cabinet:—
Modern theories as to unity and responsibility. Conduct of Lord Palmerston as Foreign Secretary in 1851. Conduct of Lords Carnarvon and Derby in 1876. Controversy between the Lord Chief Baron and the Lord Chancellor on the secresy of the Privy Council. Relations of the Sovereign and the Cabinet:—
1. 2. Modes of selecting and dismissing a Ministry: Present custom.
Action taken by King William IV. in 1830-1835. 3. Royal interference with the Cabinet or with individual Ministers:
Relations of the Queen and Lord Palmerston. Royal direction of policy during the Crimean War. Baron Stockmar's theory of the English Monarchy. . The Constitutional theory of the Monarchy. i. Liberty of action of the Sovereign apart from the Cabinet:
(Rumours of royal correspondence during the Crimean War.