ACTING-PRESIDENT'S STATEMENT. - GENERAL.

The ACTING-PRESIDENT referred to the proceedings of the last Session of 17-19 June, 1919, when a number of Decrees was made and Committees of the House set up in connection with them. Members of the Sinn Fein Executive were invited to assist by acting on these Committees. As a result of these activities certain definite schemes had been formulated, and reports on these schemes would be laid before the House. Certain other schemes had been under consideration, but the work in connection with them had not yet been completed.