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Ireland, for the ere&ting, establishing, supporting, and maintaining of any Publick Infirmaries or Hospitals, wherein any special Provisions have been made by any Act or Aas in force in Ireland ; and a Sum not exceeding the Sum of Five hundred Pounds shall be accordingly presented and raised in such Counties of Cities and Countics of Towns,

under the said recited A&t of the Forty-fifth Year, and this A&. When there are II. Provided always, and be it enacted, That whenever it shall Two or more

happen that in any such County of a City or County of a Town in Infirmaries in

Iriland, there shall be Two or more Infirmaries or Hospitals entitled any such County of a City, &c.

to the Benefits of the said recited Ad of the Parliament of Ireland, the Money raised for erecting and cftablishing Publick Infirmaries or Hospitals, all fhall be equally and every such Sum of Money not exceeding in the Whole the Sum divided.

of Five hundred Pounds, as hall be fo presented and raised under and
by virtue of the said recited AA of the Forty-fifth Year and this AG,
shall be equally divided between and applied among such several In-
firmaries or Hospitals in such County of a City or County of a Town,
and shall be paid over by the Treasurer of such County of a City
or County of a Town to the several and respective Treasurers of
the said 'respective Infirmaries or Hospitals, in equal Shares and
Proportions.

CAP. XXXVII.
An AQ for increasing the Rates of Subsistence to be paid to
Innkeepers and others on quartering Soldiers.

[28th April 1809.] “ The Rates are the same as in 41 G. 3: (U. K.) 6.35.-Continuance " of A&t from 24 March 1808 to 25 March 1809.

CAP. XXXVIII.
An Act for further continuing, until the Twenty-fifth Day of

July One thousand eight hundred and eleven, an Act made
in the Thirty-third Year of His present Majesty, for ren-
dering the Payment of Creditors more equal and expeditious
in Scotland.

[28th April 1809.] « 33 G. 3. c. 74. (last continued by 48 G. 3. 4.35.) further contioucd " to 25 July 1811.

CAP. XXXIX.
An Act for making Compensation to the Proprietors of such

Lands and Hereditaments as have been purchased for better
securing His Majesty's Docks, Ships, and Stores at Ports-
mouth ; and for extending the Lines and Works at Dover ;
in pursuance of an Act made in the Forty-sixth Year of His
present Majesty

[ 28th April 1809.] • Recital of 46 G. 3. C. 105. whereby Premises were veste in Trustees “ for the Use of the Ordnance Office. 11,5251. 155. awarded as the “ Value of the Premises. The said Sum shall be paid out of the Supplies “ for 1809. § 1. Surveyor-General of the Ordnance shall make out “ Bills to the Persons entitled to the Money awarded as the Value of “ Premises, &c. and Debentures shall be prepared thereupon. $2.

"Debentures

:W 10 G. 3.c.an.

" Debentures shall be paid to the Persons entitled thereto. § 3. When
“ Money is awarded to be paid to Trustees, the Debentures shall be
“ paid to the Deputy Remembrancer. $ 4. Who shall pay it into
“ the Bank. $ 5. Court of Exchequer Ahall have a Controul over
“the Application of such Money. 56. Powers of the Deputy of
" the King's Remembrancer shall devolve on his Successor. § 7. In
" case of Refusal to accept Debentures, the Clerk of the Ordnance
« shall deposit the same with the Clerk of the Peace, and the Premises
“ Tall thereupon be vested to the Use of His Majesty. § 8. Limita,
"" tion of Axions, Six Months. General Issue. Treble Cofts. 9.

CA P. XL.
An Aēt to amend and render more effectual an Ad, passed in

the last Session of Parliament, for enabling His Majesty to
establish a permanent Local Militia Force, under certain
Restrictions for the Defence of the Realm.

[12th May 1809.] THEREAS an A& passed in the last Session of Parliament, • menent Local Militia Force, under certain Rejiridions for the Defence of the Realm : And Whereas it is expedient that the said A& should • be amended and rendered more effectual, and that further Provision * should be made for carrying into Execution the Purposes thereof; 6 may it therefore please Your Majesty that it may be enacted;' And be it enacted by the King's moft 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 in every Case in which His Majesty shall by any

warrant Deficiencies and under His Royal Sign Manual have ordered and dire&ted, or Thall here. Vacancies may

be directed to be after order or dire&, that the Local Militia of any County Mall be

supplied by ballotted or enrolled under the said recited AG, it shall be lawful for Order of SecreHis Majesty at any Time thereafter, by any Order of bis Principal tary of State Secretary of State, to direct the supplying any Deficiencies or filling without His up of any Vacancies, or the balloting or enrolling Men in such County Majesty's from Time to Time, without any further or other Warrant or Order of His Majesty for that Purpose, and notwithstanding any Sufpenfion of Ballot for the regular Militia.

II. Provided always, and be it further enacted, That it shall be Volunteers allawful at any Time before the Local Militia of any County shall be lowed to enter completed to the full Amount of Six Times the Quota of the original Order be given Militia, and also at any Time thereafter when any Vacancies shall arise for fupplying in such Local Militia, whether any such Order or Direction shall by Deficiencies or Warrant or otherwise have been made or given for the supplying the not, until Local Deficiencies or Vacancies in such Local Militia or not, for any persons Milicia be

coinpleted. (as well Members of Volunteer Corps as others,) voluntarily to enrol themselves in the Local Militia of such County, according to the Provisions of the said recited Act and this Act, until the full Number of Men required by virtue of the said recited A& in such County shall be completed.

III. And be it further enacted, That when and so foon as any Vacancies shall Members of any Volunteer Corps shall have transferred themselves be filled up notinto the Local Militia of any County, or any Persons shall have withstanding the voluntarily enrolled themlelves in such Local Militia, all Vacancies or Local Milicia

Deficiencies

and Volunteers Deficiencies thereafter arising in the full Number of Persons who shall exceed Six Times the Quota

have been so enrolled in such Local Militia, by any such Persons of the Regular enlifting or entering into His Majesty's Army, Navy, or Marines, Militia. or engaging as Substitut-s, or enlifting as Volunteers in the Regular

Militia, or by Discharge, Absence, Desertion, Death, or Expiration of Service, or Promotion of Private Men to be Serjeants and Corporals, or otherwise, shall be filled up without any Order or Direction of His Majesty, or His Principal Secretary of State for that Purpose, and notwithstanding any Suspension of Ballot tor the Regular Militia, and notwithitanding the whole Number of such Local Militia shall, together with the Volunteers ferving in and for the County, Divifion, or Parish, in which such Deficiencies may exist, or Vacancies shall have arisen or may arise, be more than equal to Six Times the Amount of the Quota of Regular Militia of such County; any Thing in the said

recited Act to the contrary notwithllanding. But such Defi IV. Provided always, and be it further enacted, That no such ciencies thall not Deficiencies or Vacancies in any County in which the Number of be supplied till

Persons who have transferred themselves into the Local Militia, fhall the Number is reduced below

be more than equal to Six Times such Quota as aforefaid, shall be the Proportion. fupplied or required to be fupplied until the Number of such Local

Militia shall be reduced below the Proportion of Men required for

fuch County Local Militia V. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for any Person Men may enlift ballotted or enrolled to serve or serving in the Local Militia to enlift into the Regular or enter into the Regular Militia under any Ad of this Session of Militia [of their oun Counties

Parliament for completing the Militia, at any Time except during such 49 G.3.c.129.] Portion of the Period of being assembled for the Purpose of annual except during Training and Exercise, as His Majefty shall by any Order made in annual Training. that Behalf prescribe, and the Enifting or Entry of every such Man

hall be immediately certified by the Officer with whom such Man shall have enlifted or entered, to the Officer commanding the Regiment, Battalion, or Corps of Local Militia from which such Man shall have enlifted or entered ; and all Vacancies arising by any luch enlifting or entering as aforesaid, shall be supplied in such Manner as any other

Vacancies in the Local Milicia. Penalty on VI. Provided always, and be it further enacted, That no Officer or Officer, &c. Non-commissioned Officer, or Corporal, or Private Man of any of H!! enlifting a Local Majesty's Forces or Marines, or of the Regular Militia, or Overseer, or Militia Man during such

Churchwarden of any Parish, or any other Person shall enlift or perPeriod of

fuade to enlist any Man serving in any Regiment of the Local Militia Training 2016 during any such Part of the Period of such Regiment being assembled

for Training or Exercise, as shall be prescribed by His Majetty as the Period of Assembly, during which Persons serving in the Local Militia shall not enlift; on Pain of forfeiting, for every such Offence, the Sum of Twenty Pounds, to be recovered as the like Penalty for enlifting a Militia Man may be recovered under any A& relating to

the Militia. How Vacancies VII. And be it further enaAed, That all Deficiencies and Vacancies by Promotion of which shall have arisen in the Local Militia, or which shall bereafter arise Corporals

, and by reason of any Private Men being made Corporals or Serjeants, or by Serjeants and enlitting thall be reason of any enlifting into the Regular Militia urder any Act of this

. Session of Parliament, shall be filled up and supplied according to the Provisions of the said recited Act and this Act and the several Acts relating to the Militia, as far as the same are applicable.

VIII,

filled up.

VIII. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for the Deputy-LieuteDeputy.Lieutenants of any County, in any Cafe in which it shall nants may make appear to them to be necessary or proper, by reason of any Quotas of new AşportionLocal Militia of any Divisions of any County, or of any Parishes of any from the Returns Division, which shall have been fixed according to the original Quotas made it be found of the Regular Militia under the said A&t of the Forty.fecond Year the Quotas are aforelaid, being found by any Returns now made or which may bere. not in proportion after be madi, not to be in proportion to the relative Numbers of to the relative

Numbers liable Men liable to serve in the Local Militia in such respective Hundreds

to serve, &c. or Parishes, to make any new Apportionment and ascertain and settle any Quotas of Local Militia as to any Divisions of any County, or as to any Parishes in any Division, either by any Alteration of the Proportions of any such Quotas of the Regular Militia under the Pro. visions of the said Act of the Forty-second Year aforesaid, or by any new Apportionment as to such Divisions, or as to the Parishes in any Divifion according to the relative Numbers of Men liable to serve in the Local Militia : Provided always, that all Quotas of Local Militia which shall have been settled and ascertained for any Divisions, or for any Parishes of any Division, shall remain and be deemed to be the proper Quotas of such Divisions and Parishes respectively, unless and until the Deputy-Lieutenants shall deem it necessary to alter and shall have altered the same, and settled any new Quotas under the said Ad of the said Forty-second Year aforesaid and this A&.

IX. Provided always, and be it further enaAed, That it shall be Lieutenancy lawful for the Lieutenant and Deputy Lieutenants at any General Thall fix by Ballot Meeting, and they are hereby required to ascertain and fix by Ballot the Order in the Order in which the respective Subdivisions, Hundreds, and Parishes which Subin their respective Counties shall stand as to the supplying any Defi- fhall fupply Deciencies or Vacancies that may exist or arise therein by reason of tbe ficiencies by Appointment of any Persoas serving in the Local Militia of any such Promocions of County to be Serjeants or Corporals, and shall, immediately after the Serjeants, &c. fame shall be so ascertained and fixed, cause such Subdivisions, Hundreds, and Parishes respectively, to be entered in such Order, in a Lift to be prepared for that Purpose; and such Vacancies shall be supplied by such Subdivisions, Hundreds, and Parishes, in the Order.in which they shall have been entered in such List as aforesaid, and not by the Parishes to which the Men so promoted shall have served.

X. And be it further enacted, That in every Case in which the Deputy-Lieute. Number of Men enrolled in any Division, Hundred, or Parish of any nants shall reguCounty, shall be more than the relative Proportion of such Division, late Inequalities Hundred, or Parish, it shall be lawful for the Deputy-Lieutenants at Divilions. any General or Subdivision Meetings for any County where any such Inequality shall arife, to ascertain and tix by Bailot or otherwise, in wbat Manner the Surplus of Numbers of Men so enrolled in any such Division, Hundred, or Parish, hall be applied and apportioned among the other Divisions, Hundreds, or Parrhes of such County, and how and in what Proportions, and in what Order any future Deficiencies and Vacancies are to be filled up and supplied by such other Divisions, Hundreds, or Parishes as aforesaid.

XI. Provided always, and be it further enacted, That from and 48 G. 3. c. 111. after the First Day of January One thousand eight hundred and ten, 26. as to so much of the said recited AA as enacts that any Person who shali Bounties to voluntarily enrol himself to serve in the Local Militia under the said

Persons volun

tarily enrolling secited A& (except Members of Volunteer Corps transferring themthemselves

selves) repealed; (cxcepat

as to Members of selves) shall be entitled to receive the Sum of Two Guineas, to be paid Volunteer upon his Enrolment, over and above any Sum to which he may be en. Carps).

titled for Necessaries, shall be and the fame is hereby repealed : Provided always, that it shall be lawful for the Church wardens or Overseers of the Poor of any Parish, with the Consent of the Inhabitants taken at a Veftry, or any other Meeting to be called and holden for that Pur. pose, of which Five Days Publick Notice shall be given, to agree to

give a Bounty to any persons voluntarily enrolling themselves in the Parishes may Local Militia for such Parish ; provided that such Bounty or Sum of agree to give

Money shall in no Case exceed the Sum of Two Guineas for each Two Guineas

Person, to be paid upon Enrolment, exclusive of Necessaries; and such Bounty.

Sum for Bounties may and shall be raised, and levied and colle&ed in
fuch Manner, and under such and the like Rules, Regulations, and
Penalties, as any Sums allowed to be given to Volunteers for the
Militia under an A& passed in the Forty-second Year of His present

Majelty. Bounty paid to XII. Provided always, and be it further enacted, That the Whole Perfons enrolling of the Bounty which shall have been paid to any Person enrolled in the in Local Militia Local Militia, whether the same shall have been paid by His Majesty, shall be deducted, and repaid, if

or by any Parish under the Provisions of the said A&t or this Aa, Thall, they enlift into if such person shall thereafter at any Period within One Year enlist the Line within into the Army, Navy, or Marines, be deducted from the Bounty certain Periods. payable to such Person upon so enlifting; and if such person thall

enlift at any Time after the Expiration of One Year and before the Expiration of Two Years, then Ore Half of such Bounty shall be deducted as aforesaid, and the Amount so deducted shall be accounted for, and be repaid to the Perions by whom, or to the Account from which the Bounty so deducted and repaid, shall bave

been advanced. 49 G.3. e. 111. XIII. And be it further enacted, That so much of the said recited $ 51, 52, as to Repayment of

A& as enacts or requires that any Sums of Money advanced or paid Bounties out of for the Bounties of Two Guineas allowed by the said recited Act, County Rates to Persons voluntarily enrolling themselves in the Local Militia, or repealed. transferring themselves from Volunteer Corps into the Local Militia,

Thall be paid or repaid out of any County Rate, or affefied upon any

Parishes in any County, shall be and the same is hereby repealed, No Bounties to

XIV. Provided always, and be it further enacted, that no Perfon Members of Volunteer Corps

transferring himself from any Volunteer Corps into the Local Militia unless serving

under the Provisions of the said recited A&t or this Act, shall be before this Act. entitled to any Bounty upon being enrolled in the Local Militia, unlesa

he shall have been a Member of a Volunteer Corps before the passing of this AA, and shall have continued a Member of a Volunteer Corpo

up to the Period of his transferring himself as aforesaid. Volunteers XV. And be it further enacted, That no Person who shall transfer transferred to himself as a Member of a Volunteer Corps into the Local Militia, and Local Militia,

shall be thereupon enrolled in the Local Militia, shall be liable to be not liable to serve in Regular

cailed upon to be enrolled or serve in the Regular Militia by reason of Militia. his having been ballotted and entered for the Regular Militia, during

the Period of his having been a Member of a Volunteer Corps; any

Thing in any Act or Acts to the contrary not withstarding. Officers com

XVI. And be it further inacted, That it shall be lawful for the manding Volun. Lord Lieutenant of any County, or for any Colonel or Commanding teers transferred Officer of any Regiment or Regiments, Battalion or Battalions, into the Local Militia shall

or Corps of Volunteers who fall transfer himself into the Local retain their

Militia Cuinmand, &c.

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