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such Serjeant-Majors, Drum-Majors, Corporals, and Drummers who may be retained on constant Pay, and resident at Head-Quarters, shall be clothed Once in Two Years: Provided always, that when any Rates of Pay to Serjeant, Corporal, or Drummer shall be absent on Furlough or Li- Serjeants, Corcence, such Serjeant, Corporal, or Drummer shall, during such Absence, porals, and receive Pay at the following Rates instead of those above-mentioned ; when ablent on (that is to say), every Serjeant the Sum of One Shilling a Day, every Furlough. Corporal the sum of Eight-pence per Day, and every Drummer the Sum of Sixpence per Day respectively, and no more ; and it shall be lawful for the Secretary at War to cause any such Pay to be from Time to Time issued in Advance, for any Period not exceeding Four Months from the Time for which such Advances shall be made.
II. And be it further enacted, That there shall be granted to the Allowance to Surgeon of each Regiment, Battalion, or Corps of Regular Militia Surgeons. when cisembodied, and Local Militia, a Sum of Money in addition to his Pay, after the Rate of One Guinea for every One hundred Men of each such Regiment, Battalion, or Corps, for the Expence of ncceffary Medicinos for the fick, Non-commissioned Officers, Drummers, and Private Men of such Regiment, Battalion, or Corps during the Period or Periods of Assembly for annual Exercise or Training; and Sixpence per Month for each of the Non-commissioned Officers and Drummers of any such Regiment, Battalion, or Corps on contant Pay at HeadQuarters, for the Expence of necessary Medicines and Attendance given to the Non-commissioned Officers and D:ummers on constant Pay at Head.Quarters, while fuch Regiment, Battalion, or Corps is not called out for annual Training and Exercise.
III. And be it further enacted, That the Quarter-Master or Bat. Quarter-Master talion. Clerk to cach Regiment, Battalion, or Corps of Militia, or
Clerk shall have Local Militia, shall have the Charge and Care of the Arms, Ac. the Charge of couirements, Clothing, Necessaries, and other Storce, under the Arins, Clothing, Superintendance of the Colonel or Commandant; and Mall, out of the &c. and account Money hereby directed to be issued and paid for defraying the con- Three Times a tingent Expences of such Regim-nt, Battalion, or Corps, from Time Year for continto Time iffue out and pay luch Sums of Money as may be necessary for hirued to hun, the Repair of Arms, upon an Order in Writinligned by the Culonci or other Commandant, and after Payment of such Sums as shall be drawn upon him by the Colonel or oiher Commandant as aforesaid, he thall Three Times in the Year make up Accounts of all such Money, and the Expenditure thereof, and the Balance remaining in his Hands; which said Balance shall form a Stock Purle for the Use of the Regi. Balance shalt
form a Stock ment, Battalion, or Corps, and trar Imit the faine to the Colonel or
Purfe for the other Commandant of such Regiment, Battalion, or Corps, to be by him Regiment, Big examined, allowed, and ligned; and the said Accounts, so allowed and figned, shall be and are hereby directed to be the proper Vouchers and Acquittal of such Quarter-Maiter or Battalion Clerk, for the Application and Difpofal ut such Morey.
IV. And be it further enacted, That the Officers and Non-com. Pay to Militia miflioned Officers and private Men of the Regular Militia and Local (when not Militia, when not drawn out and embodied, shall be entitled to the be orily during same Pay and Allowance as the Regular Muitia when drawn out and the Period embodied : Provided always, that the said Pay and Allowances shall when called out only extend to such Period or Periods for which the said Regular for annual Militia or Local Militia shall be called out for the Purpose of annual Exercise of Exercise or Training, or when called out for supprifting Riots or
Training, & Turaults,
Tumults, exclusive of the Days of arriving at and Departure from, and marching to and from the Place appointed for Exercise; any Thing in
any Act or Acts of Parliament to the contrary not witbltanding. All Money shall V. And be it further enacted, That all Sums of Money granted be issued under for the Pay, Clothing, and cortingent Expences for tbe Regular Directions of Militia (when disembodied), and Local Militia as aforesaid, shall be the Secretary at iflued and paid under the Direction of the Secretary at War, who is War.
hereby empowered to issue such Regulations as he may deem it expedient to adopt, from Time to Time, in that Behalf.
VI. • And Whereas in pursuance of an Ac passed in the present 49 G. 3. c. 37.
• Session of Parliament, intituled, An Ad for increasing the Rates of • Subsistence to be paid to Innkeepers and others on quartering Soldiers, • certain increaled Rates are allowed tor the Payment of Innholders • and others on whom Non-commissioned Officers and private Soldiers • may, by virtue of an Act passed also in the presert Seffion of Parlia• ment, for punishing Mutiny and Defertion, and for the better Pay, • ment of the Army and their Quarters, be quartered in that Part of • the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland called England, 'the Dominion of Wales, and the Town of Berwick upon-Tweed:
. And whereas by ao A& passed in the Forty-Second Year of the 2. G. 3. c.90. ' Reign of His present Majelty, intituled, An Aa for amending the
• Laws relating to the Militia in England, and for augmenting the Militia ; " the Officers, Non commissioned Officers, Drummers, and private · Men of the said Militia, when called out to annual Exercise, are • required to be quartered and billeited in Inns, Livery Stables, • Alchouses, Vicualling Houses, and all Houses of Persons felling
• Brandy, Strong Waters, Cyder, Wine, or Metheglin by Retail;' Same Rates fhall Be it enacted, That the Innholders and others on whom the said Nonbe paid to Inn commissioned Officers, Drummers, and private Men of the Regular kcepers for
Militia (when disembodied), or Local Militia shall be so quartered and billetting the Militia as are
billetted, shall be entitled to and receive the same Rates of Allowance allowed for the for each Serjeant-Major, Drum-Major, Serjeant, Corporal, Drummer, Kegulars. and private Man so quartered and builetted upon them, during the Time
of their remaining alte mbled for Exercise as aforesa'd, and under the fame Rules and Regulations as such Innhorders or others may now, by the above-mentioned A&t for the Relief of Iunkeepers, demard and receive for the Non-commissicned Officers, Drummers, and private Soldiers of the Regular Infantry, in the respective Cales of their furnishing them with Diet and Small Beer, or supplying them in dieu
thereof with the Articles specified in the faid AA for punishing Mutiny Funds fhall be and Defertion; and the S:cretary at War is hereby authorized and provided by
required to supply the necessary Funds to defray the Charge of the Secretary at War.
Allowances so to be made to the said Lanholders and others : Provided always, that each of the Non-commissioned Officers, Drummers, and private Men who shall be furnished with Diet and Small Beer as aforesaid, fäll contribute towards the Expence thereof, the like Proportion of his Pay and Becr Money as is or shall be contributed in the like Case by the Non-commissioned Officers, Drummers, and Soldiers
of the Regular Infantry. Persors on Half VII. Provided always, and be it further enacted, That any Person pay serving in the being on Naval or Military Hali-pay, or being entitled to any
Al. Local Militia
lowance as having servid'in any of His Majesty's Forces, or Navy may receive the Pay allowed
or Marines, and Irving in the Local Militis, shall and may, and he by this Act. is hereby empowered, to receive and take the Subfiftence Money by
this A&t directed to be paid to Field Officers, Captains, Lieutenants,
any Place or Employment of Profit, Civil or Military, under His Majesty, behides my Allowance of Half-pay, as a Reduced
in His M jefty's Navy, [or, in the • Marines], [or, in late Regiment of
], Allowance as
late Troop of Horie • Guards], [or,
Regiment of Horse Reduced], save • and except my Subsistence [as a Field Officer, Captain, Lieutenant, Enfign, Adjutant, or Quarter.Mafter, Surgeon,
as the Cafe may be?; • for serving in the Local Militia of the County of And the taking the said Oath shall be sufficient to entitle such Person to receive bis Half.pay or the faid Allowance, without taking any other Oath ; any Law, Usage, or Cultom to the contrary not with-, ftanding.
VIII. Provided always, and be it further enacted, That if any But when Regiment, Battalion, or Corps of Regular Militia, or Local Militia, embodied the Mail be drawn out and embodied, then and during such Time only Half-pay shall as such Field Officer, Captain, Lieutenant, Enlign, Adjutant, ceafe. Quarter-Mafter, Surgeon, entitled to any such Half.pay or Allowalice as aforesaid, shall receive the full annual Pay of their resp-etive Commiflions or Situations in the Regular Militia or Local Mutia, such Half pay and Allowances as aforelaid Mall cease and determine.
IX. Provided always, and be it further enacted, That no Non- Milivia Men commissioned Officer or private Man in the Regular Militia or Local may continue to Milicia entitled to receive any Chelsea Pennions or Allowance, shall receive Chelsea forfeit or lose his Right to the fame by reason of his firving and re
Pensions. ceiving Pay in the Regular Militia or Local Militia.
X. 'And whereas Persons appointed to act as Adjutants in the • Regular Militia may by Age or Infirmity be rendered incapable of • doing the Duty thereof; and it is expedient that some Provision • should be made for them in considerat:on of their former Services ;' Be it enacted, That if any Adjutant or Regular Mutia, who shall have Allowance to ferved faithfully either in His Majesty's Reçu ar Forces or in the Adjutants in Regular Militia, for the full Term of Thirty Years in th: Whole, the Regular Fifteen of which he shall have served as an Adjutant of Regular Militia, Militia after 3
, shall by Age or Infirmity be rendered unfit for further Service, he
(15 thereof ia fhali, on producing to the Receiver-General of the Land Tax for the the Militia;, County, Riding, or Place to which tuch Regular Mililia shall belong 6s. per Day. if in England, or to the Receiver-General for Scotland if in Scotland, a Certificate of such Service of Thirty Years as atorelaid, from the Commanding Officers of the different Corps to which he shall have belonged, be entitled to receive, and the Receivers General aforesaid respectiv ly shall be, and they are hereby authorized and required, to pay to fuch Person producing such Certificate as aforesaid, an Allow.
ance at the Rate of Six Shillings per Day: Prorided always, that no Person shall be entitled to receive such Allowance as aforesaid, who shall have served for a less Term than Fifteen Years as an Ad. jutant of Regular Militia, or who shall hold any Office or Employment of Profit, Civil or Military, under His Majesty, except as Regimental or Battalion Clerk of any Regiment, Battalion, or Corps of Regular
Militia. Allowance to XI. And be it further enacted, That in case any Regiment, BatAdjutants of
talion, Corps, or Independant Company shall have already ceased and reduced Regiments 3s. per
determined, or been reduced in its Establishment, or shall cease and Day.
determine, or be reduced in its Eftablishment, during the Continuance of this Aa, the Sum of Three Shillings per Diem ihall be paid to such Person as has actually served as Adjutant to such Regiment, Battalion, Corps, or Independant Company, from the Twenty-fifth Day of March 'One thousand eight hundred and cine, or from the Time such Regiment, Battalion, Corps, or Independant Company shall cease and determine, or be reduced in its Eftablishment, as the Case may be, to the Twenty-fifth Day of March One thousand eight hundred and ten.
XII. And whereas Persons appointed to ad as Surgeons in the • Regular Militia may by Age or Infirmity be rendered incapable of • doing the Duty thereof, and it is expedient that some Provision
• should be made for them in consideration of their former Services ;' Allowance to Be it enacted, That if any Surgeon of Regular Militia, having Surgeons after faithfully served in the Militia for the full Term
of Thirty Years, shall 30 Years Service, 3s. Per Day.
by Age or Infirmity be rendered unfit for further Service, he Mall, on producing to the Receiver-General of the Land Tax for the County, Riding, or Place to which such Regular Militia shall belong if in England, or to the Receiver.General for Scotland if in Scotland, a Certificate of such Service of Thirty Years as aforesaid, from the Commanding Officers of the different Corps to which he shall have belonged, be entitled to receive, and the Receivers-General aforesaid respectively shall be, and they are hereby authorized and required, to pay to such Person producing such Certificate as aforesaid, an Advance at the Rate of Three Shillings a Day: Provided always, That no Person shall be entitled to receive fuch Allowance as aforesaid, who shall hold any Office or Employment of Profit, Civil or Military,
under His Majesty. Receivere XIII. And be it further enacted, That in every County, Riding, General of the
or Place in England, where the Regular Militia or Local Militia is Land Tax shall
or shall be railed, the Receiver or Receivers -General of the Land pay the Allowances to the
Tax for such County, Riding, or Place respectively, and in every Clerks of the County, Stewartry, City, or Place in Scotland, where the Regular General and Militia or Local Militia is or shall be raised, the Receiver.General for Sub-division Scotland shall issue and pay the whole Sums required for the respective Meetings. Allowances to the Clerks of the General Meetings, and Clerks of the
several Sub-division Meetings in England, at the Rates following ; that is to say, to the Clerk of the General Meetings, at the Rate of Five Pounds Tive Shillings for each Meeting ; and to the several Clerks of the Subdivision Meetings, at the Rate of One Pound One Shilling for each Meeting ; and such further Allowance shall be made to such respective General and Subdivifion Clerks, for their Expences and Trouble in amending the Returns of Persons returned liable to serve in the Regular Militia or Local Militia, by taking out the Names of
all Persons who may appeal, and whose Appeals or Claims of Exemption have been allowed, and inserting the Names of any Persons that shall bave been omitted to be inserted ; and in numbering the Returns and making out the Tickets for the Ballot, after the Rate of One Pound Fifteen Shillings for every One thousand Names of Persons returned liable to serve; and also for the actual Expences incurred by such respective Clerks, and for Printing and Stationary used for the Purpose of this Ad, as to the Lord Lieutenants or Deputy, Lieutenants of the respective Counties, Ridings, Cities, or Places, shall appear reasonable and proper; and in case the Orders made by the Lord Lieutenants of Deputy.Lieutenants for the Payment of such further Allowances as aforesaid, shall be confirmed at a General Meeting confisting of not less than Five Deputy Lieutenants, but not otherwise.
XIV. And be it enacted, That the Receivers: General in England Clerks Shall shall pay to the Clerk of the General Meetings his Allowance, at produce the the Rate of Five Pounds and Five Shillings for each Meeting, or such Order for further Allowance as may be made as herein-before directed, upon
Paymeut. producing an Order or Orders for that Purpose from His Majesty's Lieutenant, or from Three Deputy.Lieutenants assembled at some General Meeting or Meetings; and shall also pay to each and every of the Clerks of the Sub-division Meetings, their several Allowances at the Rate of One Pound and One Shilling for each Meeting, or such further Allowance as may be made as herein. before directed, upon his or their producing an Order or Orders from one or more Deputy. Lieutenant or Deputy. Lieutenants, afle mbled in the several Subdivision Meetings; which said Order or Orders, specifying the Day or Days of Meeting, at what Place or Places and for whal Purpose or Purposes the faid General and Sub-divifion Meeting or Meetings have been assembled and held, together with the Clerk's Receipt or Receipts for the Sums so claimed, shall be to the Receivers-General in England respectively, a sufficient Discharge for the Payment of such Allow. ances, and be allowed in their Accounts; and that the several Allowe ances to Clerks of General and Sub-division Meetings, for their Trouble and Expences in the Execution of this Act in Scotland, shall be paid aud defrayed in the same Manner in which Schoolmafters, Conftables, and other Persons employed in the Execution of an A&t, passed in the Forty-second Year of the Reign of His present Majetty, intituled, An Aa to raise and establish a Militia Force in Scotland, are 42 G.3. c. 91. directed to be paid for their Trouble and Expences.
XV. Provided always, and be it further enacted, That it shall be Stamp Duty lawlul for the Agent General of Voluoteers and Local Militia, and he on Commiflions is hereby required to re-pay any Sum of Money which may have been Militia thall be paid for the Stamp Duty, on any Commiffion of any Officer in the repaid. Local Militia, under such Regulations, and in fuch Manner, as the Secretary at War fhail appoint.
XVI. And be it further enacted, That all Bills, Drafts, and Orders Bills,&c. for Pay, drawn for the Pay or Allowance of the Regular Militia (when dis- &c. exempt from embodied), or Local Militia under this A&, may or shall be drawn Stamp Duty. upon unitamped Paper; and no such Bill, Draft, or Order shall be void, by reason of being so drawn or written on un tamped Paper.
XVII. Provided always, and be it enacted, That no l'ee or No Fecs for Gratuity whatsoever shall be given or paid for or upon account of any Warrants. Warrant or Sum of Money which shall be issued in relation to or in pursuance of this Act.