843. Claim to a peerage in the peerage of Ireland.

The procedure on a claim to an Irish peerage1 is by petition direct to the House of Lords2. The petition is referred by the House to the Lord Chancellor for his report, and if he is satisfied that the claim has been made out, he reports this to the House. The succession is recorded in the minutes of proceedings of the House and the peer is entered on the Roll of the Peerage