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Parliament for continuing to His Majesty certain Duties on Malt, Sugar, Tobacco, and Snuff, in Great Britain, and on Pensions, Offices, and Personal Estates in England, for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and nine, also the said Act made in the Thirty-eighth Year of His present Majesty; and for indemnifying such Persons as have acted as Commissioners for executing the said Acts.

[27th May 1809.] HEREAS it is expedient to re&ify Mistakes made in the

naming or describing of Persons appointed Commissioners by aa Aet made in the last Seffion of Parliament, intituled, An 48 G. 3. c. 102. ' for appointing Commifioners for carrying into Execution an áit of this

Seffion of Parliament for granting to His Majesty a Duty on Pensions and Ofices in England, and an A& made in the Thirty-eighth Year [38 G. 3. c. 5.] of His present Majesty for granting an Aid to His Majelly, lig a Land - Tax, to

raised in Great Britain for the Service of the Year One " thousand feven hundred and ninety eight, and there may be Occasion to

appoint other P rlons to put in Extention the faid A& made in the

Thirty-eighth Yar of the Reign of His present Majesty, for grant• ing an Aid to His Majesty by a Land Tax, to be raised in Great Britain for the Service of the Year One thousand seven hundred ' and ninety-eight, and also an Ad of this Sefion of Parliament, 'intituled, An Aa for continuing to His Majesly certain Duties on Malt

, 49 G.3.c.1. • Sugar, Tobacco and Snuff, in Great Britain, and on Pensions, Offices, and Personal Estates, in England, for the Service of the 1'ear One thoua

fand eight hundred anıl nine ; may it therefore please Your Majesty, • that it may be enacted,' and be it eracted by the King's molt excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That the several and Commisfioners respective Perfons herein-after named, shall and may and are hereby appointed. empowered and authorized to put in Execution the said Acs, and all the Clauses, Powers, Matters, and Things whatsoever therein con. tained, a3 Commissioners in and for the several and respective Counties and Places of Great Britain, herein-after severally and respectively mentioned and expressed, as if they had been named with the other Commissioners in the said A&t of the last Session of Parliament, and properly described therein; (that is to say.)

[Then follows the List of Names for the several Places.] And no Miftake in the Spelling of the Chriftian or Surname of any Mistakes in the Person, or of any Place, mentioned in the said Act of the last Session Names shall not of Parliament, or this Act, thall be construed to vitiare the Ap- vitiate the Appointment of such Person to be a Commissioner, so that the Person or pointment, &c. Pace mentioned be designated therein to common Intent and Under. ftanding; or to subject any person so designated to any Pains, Penalty, or Forfeiture, for his acting in the Execution of the Acts hereia mentioned. “ Persons appointed by recited A& or this A& shall have the Qua. "lifications required by 38 G. 3. c. 5. and 38 G. 3. C. 48.- 2. " Qualified Perlons in Cities, &c. rated to the Duty on Pensions, " &c. may act as Commissioners. § 3. Persons pot properly named, or whose Names have been omitted, who may have aded as Como

miffioners,

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C. 55,56,57.
“ miffioners, shall be indemnified: and all A&s done by them shall be
“ valid. 5 4.

CA P. LVI. [See General An Act for completing the Militia of Ireland. [3d June 1809.] ) Muitia AA for Ireland.

Recital of 49 G. 3. c. 5. Number equal to Two-fifths of the 49 G.3.c.120.] “ Etablishment of the Mintia in Ireland, shall be raised within Twelve

Months. Establishment of augmented Regiments shall remain as " under 44 G.3.6.33. and of the others as under General Militia Act ; “ all above fhail be considered as Supernumeraries. § 1. Men shall “ be raised by volunteering. Lord Lieutenant shall give Directions to “ the Colonels and the Treafury as under 44 G. 3. 6. 33. and all the “ Powers of that Act shall be applied in Execut:on of this Act. “ Bounty shall not exceed Sl. 8s. Oaths of Volunteers so raised shall “ be the same as that of Subflitutes. Ø 2. Further Sum of One Guinea " per Man may be advanced to the Colonel for Expences of procuring “ Men; but no Part thereof hall be paid to the Volunteers. 53, 4. “ Men may be required by Lord Lieutenant to be raised by Ballot, " and in such case they shall be raised as under exising Acts relating

to Irisb Militia. Ý 5. General Meetings of the Governors, &c. in “ each County, within Ten Days affer Lord Lieutenant's Order, shall “ appoint the Number of Men for each Subdivision, &c. $ 6. Bounty “ to ballotted Men and Subtitures shall be paid under Regulations “ of Lord Lieutenant. $7: Colonels shall lend Monthiy io Lord “ Lieutenant's Chief Secretary, and to Clerk of Annual Meetings, “ Lists of Men enrolled. $ 8. Fine of 301. on Counties for every “ Man deficient at the End of Twelve Months after palling this A&; on Certificate of D. ficiency by Colonels to Treasurers of Counties, " which shall be laid before the Judges of Alize ; and the Fine levied " by the Treasurer's Order of the Court. $9. Treasurer shall pay

Money levied to Coll: ctors of Excise. $ 10. Counties shall not be “ charged for any Men raised urder this A& within Twelve Months " after the passing of this Act. All former A&ts shall remain in force,

except as expressly altered by this Act. § 11. Alter Auguk 1, 1810, “ Two further Periods may be appointed tor enlifting ot Mlivia Mea “ into the Regulars. § 12. (See 49 G. 3. c. 5. $ 3.) Act may be * repealed or altered this session. 13.

CA P. LVII.
An Ad for improving the Quality of Beer in Ireland, by fur-

ther preventing the Use of unmalted Corn, or of any dele.
terious or unwholesome Ingredients therein, and for the
better securing the Collection of the Malt Duties in Ireland,

[3d June 1809.) : W

HEREAS by an Act made in the Forty-fifth Year of His of the Malt Duties in Ireland and regulating the Trade of a Maltfter, • it is amongst other Tnings enacted, That in every Caie where the • Stock of Malt in the Pufle ssion of any Maliiter, or of any Factor or • Dealer in Malt, or of any Brewer or Distiller, shall be life than the

Quantity of Malt which by the Stock Account kept by any Officer

45 0. 3, e. 33. $61.

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• of Excise ought to be in the PoffeNion of such Maltster, Factor, • Dealer, Brewer, or Dixiller, every such Person sha!l for every such Time such Decrease shall appear, forfeit the Sum of Fifteen Shil

lings for every Barrei of Malt which shall so appear to be deficient;' Be it enacted by the King's moft Excellent Majefty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That every such Person shall, for every Time such De Penalty on crease shall appear, forfeit the Sum of Thirty Shillin us for every undue D.crease Barrel of Malt which Mall so appear to be deficient, instead of the of Malt 30s. per said Sum of Fifteen Shillin zg in the said A? mentioned : Providej Bufhel : if it

exceeds i Bushel always, that whereas by reason of the Quanti y of Malt being taken in 20. account of by the Ofnser according to the Gauge, and being sold or used or consumed by such Malder, Factor, Dealer, Brewer or Dist:ller, in Bushels or Barrels, according to the Weight thereof, Deficiencies may arise between such Stock Account and the actual Quantity of Malt in Store, no Maltfter, Factor, D:aler, Brewer, or Dililer, shall be liable to fuch Penalty of Thirty Shillings per Barrel in any Case where such Decrease shall not exceed the Proportion of one Barrel of Malt for every Twenty Barrels of the whole Quantity in which such Decrease fhail appear, unless in Cases where Fraud or In. tention of Fraud fhail appear; any Thing in the laid recited Act or this Act to the contrary not will standing.

11. And be it further enacted, That so much of an A&t made in the 48 G. 3. c.79. Forty-eighth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Aa § 5. repealed in to amend the Two Aas for the collecting of the Malt Duties in Ireland, part. and regulating the Trade of a Malıfler, as exaéts that no Pace which shall have a Communication by internal Doors with, or shall be adjoining to that Part of any Distillery or Brewery where any Kecve or other Vessel for mashing shall be kept, shall be registered as a Store for keeping of Malt, Thall be and the same is hereby repealed; and that No Mash Keeve from and after the Day of passing this Aci, no Malh Keeve, nor shall be registered any Part or Place of any Distillery or Brewery where any M.th Keeve as a Malt Store. shall be kept, shall be entered or registered as a Store for keeping of Malt by any Brewer or Ditiler in Ireland.

III.' And be it further enacted, That from and after the Expiration Penalty on of Ten Days after the Day of pafling of this A&t, if any Worts which Woris not being shall have been drawn off from the RM th Keeve more than Twenty. hopped in 24 four Hours, shall be found in the Poffeffion of any Brewer, or in the Forleiiure and licensed Brewery of such Brewer, or in the Stores thereto belonging, 100). not mixed with or in which there shall not be infused Hops in Quantity sufficient to make the same into Beer, Ali, or Porter, all luch Worts in :ll be forfeited and may be seized, and such Brewer thail forfeit the Sum of One hundred Pounds.

IV. And be it further enacted, That from and after the Expiration Penalty on of Ten Days after the Day of passing of this Act, no Brewer or Brewers felling Brewers, or Person or Persons licensed to brew Strong Berri Porter, Wath 500l. &c. Ale, or Small B:er for Sale, Mall give, sell, or in any Manner dis. pose of any Worts, or Pot Ali, to any Person or Persons whatsoever ; and in cale any such Brewer or Brewers, or Person or Persons so licensed, fhail at any time giv, fell, or in any Manner dispose of any Worts, or Pot Ale, to ar y Prrion or persons whatsoever, such Brewer or Brewers, or Person or Persons so giving, seliing, or in any Manner disposing of the fame, shall forfeit the sum of Five hundred

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Pounds; and any Licence granted to such Brewer or Person shall thereupon be and become ipfo fa&o void, and such Brewer shall be considered as unlicensed, and liable to all such Penalties and Forfeitures as Persons brewing Strong Beer, Porter, Ale, or Small Beer for Sale, without having a License for tbat Purpose in force, shall be liable to

by any A or Act: in force iw Ireland for that Purpose. Malt shall not V. And be it further enacted, That from ard after the Expiration be removed from of Ten Duy, after the Day of paling of this AA, n. Mait Thall at Millor Brewery any Time be removed from or out of the Scores, or other Room or without Permit. Place of any Brewer or Person licensed to brew Strong Beer, Porter,

Ale, or Small B-er for Sale, or shall be brought or conveyed into the Mil, Brewery, or Mash Keeve, of such Brewer o- Person without a Permit for the same ; and that the Brewer or Perfon applying for such Permit, shall in his or their Request Note for obtaining the same, state the Day and Hour of the Day on which such Brewer or Person intends to begin to mash or brew the Malt so to be removed, and in case any Quantity of Malt, ground or unground, whether in

any Process of brewing or not, shall be found in the Mill, Brewery, or Malh Keeve of such Brewer or Person so licensed, and a Permit for removing the same into such Mill, Brewery, or Masa Keeve, shall not on Demand of any Officer of Excise be produced, or Proof made to such Officer that such Permit bad been granted for such Malt, and that such Permit was afterwards lost or millaid, or if any such Malt shall be found in Process of brewing or mashing,

or wetting before the Time specified in the Request Note for such Penalty, For

Permit, in either of such Cases all such Malt shall be forfeited and te ture and 401. may be seized, and such Brewer or Person shall forfeit the Sum of

Forty Pounds, and every such Permit shall from Time to Time be delivered by such Brewer or Person, or his Servant, to the Surveyor or other Officer of Excise in Charge of the Mait Stores of such Brewer or Person, within Twelve Hours after the Expiraiion of the Time for which such Permit shall be in force, or at ary Time within such Twelve Hours, on Demand thereof made by such Officer; and if sueh Permit fhall not be delivered to such Officer accordingly, such Brewer or

Person shall forfeit for every Neglect Twenty Pi unds. If Brewers VI. And be it further enacted, That whenever it shall happen Licence hall that the License of any Person licensed to brew Strong Beer, Poiter, become foneit- Ale, or Small Beer for Sale, shall become forfeited or void by reason ed, no fresh Licence shall be

of any Offence against this AA, or any Act or Acts of Parliainent regranted without lating to such Brewers, or to the brewing or making of Strong increased Secu- Beer, Porter, Ale, or Small Beer for Sale, no future License thall rity.

be granted to fuch Person, s.or to any other Person to brew in the same Brewery, unless such Person fo to be licensed shall have first entered into a Bond to His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, in the Penalty ot One thousand Pounds, (that is to say), the Person licensed in Five hundred Pounds, and Two Sureti-s in Two hundred and fifty Pounds each, such Sureties to be approved of by the Commissioners of Inland Excise and Taxes in Ireland, or by fome Person to be by them authorized in that Behalf, and such Bond to be conditioned that such Person so licensed shall in all Things well and truly conform to and obey the Laws in force in Ireland relating to Persons licensed to brew Strong Beer, Ale, or Porter for Sale, and shall not in any Particular transgress any A& or Acts of Parliament with respect to Persons fo licensed, or with respect to the brewing or making of Strong Beer,

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Porter, Ale, or Small Beer for Sale, or any Clause, Matter, or Thing whatever in any such AA or Acts of Parliament, which are or shall be in force at the Time of the granting or during the Continuance of any such License; and in case it shall happen, that any persons so licensed thall a second Time offend, and such Licence shall be a second Time forfeited, such Person shall be incapable of receiving a Licence for the Space of Three Years from the Twenty-ninth Day of September next ensuing the Time of the Forfeiture of such Licence, and no Licence fall after such fecond Offence be granted to any Person whatever to brew in the Brewery of the Party so offending, until the Expiration of Three Years from the Twenty-ninth Day of September next ensuing such second Forfeiture of such' Licence, nor unless the Person licensed to brew in such Brewery shall enter into

a Bond in the Penalty of Two thousand Pounds, (that is to say), the Person licensed in One thousand Pounds, and Two Sureries in Five hundred Pounds each, to be approved of, and such Bond to be conditioned as im. mediately herein before directed.

VII. And be it further enacted, That in case the Commissioners of Permits may be Inland Excise and Taxes in Ireland, on Application made

to them for granted for Rcthat Purpose by any Brewer, and on Affidavit made by such Brewer fold by Brewers. of the Circumitances under which he shall be delirous to sell any Malt which he is ont authorized by Law to sell, mall think it fitting and expedient that such Brewer hould be allowed to sell such Mali, it shall and may be lawful for the said Commissioners, or any Three or more of them, by an Order under their Hands, to direct that a Permit shall be granted for the Removal of such Malt ; and such Per. mit shall be granted, and such Malt shall and may be removed ac. cordingly, any Thing in any Ad or Ads to the contrary not with. Atanding; and such Brewer İhall not be liable to any Penalty, nor shall such Malt be liable to Seizure or Forftiture on account of such Sale.

VIII. And, to prevent Brewers from using Brewing Coppers or For registering Coppers in their Cooperages as Stills, be it enacted, That from and Coppers, Malb after the Expiration of Ten Days after the Day of palling this Act, Tuns and no Licence shall be given or granted to any Person to brew Strong Breweries. Beer, Porter, Ale, or Small Beer for Sale, unless the Party applying for such Licence shall t.ave previously entered and registered in the Excife Office of the Difrict, every Brewing Copper and every other Copper of any Sort whatever which such person thail have in his Brewery or Premises, whether for breving or for scalding or steaming Casks or otherwise, and also every Ma!h Tun and Keeve in any such Brewery or Premises, describing in the said Entry or Regilter the Contents of a! and every such Copper or Coppers, and also delcribing for what Purpose they are or shall be used, and whether the same or any of them are Steam-tight or not, and in like Manner describing the Contents and Dimensions of every such Math Tun or Keeve; and in case any Person (o licensed shall at any Time during the Continu. ance of such Licence, make any Alteration in any Copper, Malh Tun, or Keeve fo regiltered, or shall erect or set up any new Copper. Malh Tun, or Keeve, such Person (halı make a like Entry and Registry of such Alteration, or of such Copper, Mash Tun, o: Keere to newly er.&ted, in the faid Excise Office ; and in case any Perfon fosicenied fhall use or have in his or her Brewery or Premists, any Copper or Coppers, or Maih Tun or Keeve not so entered and registered, or other than fuch as shall be entered and registered as aforelaid, every

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