Act of Union 1800
This index term is related to the following paragraphs within Erskine May:
Peers of Ireland
The House of Lords
"By virtue of the Act of Union of 1800 the Peers of Ireland elected 28 of their number to sit in the House of Lords as representatives. Elections were, however, discontinued after 1922. In 1966 the House agreed to a report of the Committee for Privilege..."
Paragraph 1.16, in Part 1, Chapter 1
Lords: privileges of Parliament and of peerage
What constitutes privilege
"The Lords enjoy their privileges simply because of their immemorial role in Parliament as advisers of the Sovereign."
Paragraph 12.2*, in Part 2, Chapter 12
* denotes reference is in the footnotes for the paragraph.