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Vacant Judgeship In Chancery

Volume 203: debated on Thursday 21 July 1870

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Question

said, he would beg to ask, Whether it is intended to complete the Court of Appeal in Chancery by filling up the vacancy caused by the death of Lord Justice Giffard, by whose death the country had sustained a great loss?

Sir, I join in the sentiment expressed by the hon. Gentleman as to the nature of the loss which the country has sustained by the death of Lord Justice Giffard, and it is the intention of the Government to fill up the vacancy which has thus occurred.