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that the Award so registered shall not be taken or deemed to be original Award a Charge or Incumbrance on the Lands in such Award mentioned , from Charge. and every such Certificate shall be in such Form as the said Commissioners shall deem fits and upon Production of such Cer- Certificate to tificate (of the signing of which by the said Commissioners as be registered. aforesaid no Affidavit shall be required) to the Registrar of the Office for registering Deeds, Conveyances, and Wills in Ireland, or his Deputy, the said Registrar or his Deputy shall make an Entry of such Certificate in the Margin or at the Foot of the Registry of the Award to which such Certificate shall relate s and such Registrar or his Deputy shall thereupon file such Certificate, and retain the same upon Record in the said Registry Office; and such Registrar or his Deputy shall thereupon also make an Entry to the Effect before mentioned on the said original Award to which such Certificate shall relate, for the Purpose of showing that such Award has been cancelled.

VII. And be it enacted, That no Fees whatsoever shall be pay- Registration of able for or in respect of such Registration of any such Certificate, Certificate not anything in any former Act to the contrary notwithstanding, nor

liable to Fees shall any such Certificate be liable to any Stamp Duty whatever.

or Stamp Duty. VIII. · And whereas under the Provisions of an Act made Commissioners • and passed in the Tenth Year of Her Majesty, intituled An to make Award • Act to facilitate the Employment of the Labouring Poor for a respecting limited Period in the distressed Districts in Ireland, a Present

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expended on • ment was made at an Extraordinary Presentment Sessions held at Harbour at · Balbriggan for the Barony of Balrothery East in the County of Balbriggan purDublin, on or about the Twenty-sixth Day of October One thou• suant to Presand eight hundred and forty-six, for the Sum of Ten thousand sentment under

9 & 10 Vict · Pounds, to be raised off the said Barony as therein mentioned, • and by such Presentment a Sum of One thousand five hundred * Pounds, Part of the said Sum of Ten thousand Pounds, was * allocated to improve and deepen the Harbour of Balbriggan :

And whereas the Allocation of the said Sum of One thousand 'five hundred Pounds was made at the Instance of George Alexander Hamilton Esquire, M.P., the Proprietor of the Estate " adjoining the said Harbour, upon his agreeing to repay the • Amount which should be expended on the improving and ' deepening of the said Harbour, and it is expedient to make • Provision for Repayment of the same: Be it therefore enacted, That the Amount mentioned in such Presentment, or so much thereof as by an Award to be made by the said Commissioners of Public Works, or any Two of them, (and which said Award the said last-mentioned Commissioners, or any Two of them, hereby authorized to make,) shall appear to have been expended upon such Work of improving and deepening the said Harbour of Balbriggan, shall be a Charge on all Lands the Property of the said George Alexander Hamilton, or on such Parts thereof as shall be specified in such Award, and on all Dues arising out of the said Harbour; and the Amount mentioned in such Award, with Interest thereon at the Rate of Three Pounds Ten Shillings per Centum per Annum, to be calculated from the Fifth Day of April One thousand eight hundred and forty-nine, shall be charged upon and raised and levied from and out of the Lands specified in such Award, and shall be payable by Forty-four

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equal half-yearly Instalments on every Tenth Day of October and Fifth Day of April in each and every Year, by the said George Alexander Hamilton, or by the Person or Persons who shall be the Owner or Proprietor of such Lands for the Time being, until the Amount specified in such Award, with Interest as aforesaid, shall be fully paid, the first Payment thereof to be made on the Tenth Day of October next, or in lieu thereof there shall be charged and payable a Rent-charge of Six Pounds Ten Shillings for every One hundred Pounds for a Term of Twenty

two Years. Lands in such IX. And be it enacted, That the Lands which shall be specified Award charged in that Behalf in such last-mentioned Award shall from and after with Amount

the Registry of such Award be charged with the Amount menand Interest.

tioned in such Award, with the Interest thereon as aforesaid, with

the same Priority as Money charged by an Award under the said Provisions of first-recited Act; and all the Provisions of the said first-recited 10&11 Vict.

Act of the Tenth Year of Her Majesty, and of the said Act of the c. 10., 11&12

last Session of Parliament, and of this Act, which relate or apply Vict. c. 106., and this Act, to

to Awards made or to be made thereunder with respect to Monies apply to such pended on Works of Drainage and Subsoiling, shall extend and Award. apply to the said Award which the said Commissioners are autho

rized to make with respect to the Expenses incurred in the Execution of the said Works in the said Harbour of Balbriggan, so far as the same may be applicable, and not inconsistent with the Pro

visions hereby made respecting the same. Act may be X. And be it enacted, That this Act may be amended or amended, &c. repealed by any Act to be passed in this Session of Parliament.

CA P. LXI.
An Act to continue, until the First Day of October One

thousand eight hundred and fifty, and to the End of the
then next Session of Parliament, the Exemption of Inha
bitants from Liability to be rated as such in respect of
Stock in Trade or other Property to the Relief of the
Poor. *

[28th July 1849.] 3 & 4 Vict. c. 89.

57 G. 3. c. 34.

CA P. LXII.
An Act to authorize the Advance of Money out of the Con-

solidated Fund to the Midland Great Western Railway of
Ireland Company.

[28th July 1849.] :W HEREAS an Act was passed in the Fifty-seventh Year of

the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Third, • intituled An Act to authorize the Issue of Exchequer Bills, and the Advance of Money out of the Consolidated Fund, to a limited

Amount, for the carrying on of Public Works and Fisheries in the United Kingdom, and Employment of the Poor in Great • Britain, in manner therein mentioned: And whereas another • Act was passed in the Ninth and Tenth Years of the Reign of · Her present Majesty, intituled An Act to authorize the Advance of Money out of the Consolidated Fund for carrying on Public

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Works and Fisheries, and Employment of the Poor, and which * said Act recites the aforesaid Act and several other Acts which . had been passed, making Provisions for and regulating Loans . and Advances to be made by the Commissioners therein mentioned ' or appointed in pursuance thereof, who are commonly called and • herein-after referred to as the Public Works Loan Commissioners: . And whereas an Act was passed in the Eighth and Ninth Years ' of the Reign of Her present Majesty, intituled An Act for making 8 & 9 Vict.

a Railway from Dublin to Mullingar and Longford, to be called c. 119. “ The Midland Great Western Railway of Ireland,” and the . Company by the said Act incorporated for the aforesaid Pur• poses was by the said Act incorporated by the Name of “ The

Midland Great Western Railway Company of Ireland," but • which Company in the Acts next after mentioned is called “The Midland Great Western Railway of Ireland Company :" And ' whereas another Act was passed in the Ninth and Tenth Years

of the Reign of Her present Majesty, intituled An Act to enable 9 & 10 Vict. the Midland Great Western Railway of Ireland Company to c. 210. 'make a Deviation in the authorized Line of the said Railway, . and also a Branch Railway to the River Liffy : And whereas • another Act was passed in the Ninth and Tenth Years of the * Reign of Her present Majesty, intituled An Act to enable the 9 & 10 Vict.

Midland Great Western Railway of Ireland Company to make a c. 224. Railway from Mullingar to Athlone : And whereas another Act

was passed in the Tenth and Eleventh Years of the Reign of . Her present Majesty, intituled An Act to enable the Midland 10 & 11 Vict. * Great Western Railway of Ireland Company to make certain c. 130. Deviations in the authorized Line of the said Railway, and to amend the Acts relating thereto : And whereas another Act was

passed in the Tenth and Eleventh Years of the Reign of Her

present Majesty, intituled An Act to enable the Midland Great 10 & 11 Vict. • Western Railway of Ireland Company to make a Railway from c. 176. • Athlone to Galway, and by the first-mentioned Act incorporating • the said Company the Company was authorized to purchase the • Royal Canal therein mentioned, which when purchased was to . be vested in the Midland Great Western Railway of Ireland • Company, with all the Powers of the said Canal Company, and

such Canal has been accordingly purchased : And whereas the ' said Railway from Dublin to Mullingar has been completed, and • opened for the Use of the Public, but no Part of the said Lines • from Mullingar to Athlone or from Athlone to Galway has been ' begun, but a Portion of the Capital for the making the said Line * from Mullingar to Athlone has been raised, but no Part of the

Capital for making the said Railway from Athlone to Galway • has been yet raised : And whereas the Construction and Com* pletion of the said Railway between Athlone and Galway will

contribute to the Advantage and Improvement of the respective • Counties and Districts adjoining or near to such Railway, and ' therefore it is expedient that the Baronies and Half Baronies of • the Counties and the County of the Town after mentioned should ' to the Extent after mentioned pay or contribute towards the • Payment of any Monies and the Interest of any Monies borrowed • to complete the said Line under the Provisions of this Act : And whereas an Application has been made to the said Public

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• Works Loan Commissioners by the said Midland Great Western • Railway of Ireland Company for the Loan of the Sum of Five • hundred thousand Pounds in aid of the Expense of making and

completing the said Railway between Athlone and Galway, and ' it is deemed expedient to make an Advance of Money out of the • Consolidated Fund for the Purpose of such Loan :' Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's most 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 Power to Trea- Authority of the same, That for the Purpose of such Loan the sury to charge Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury of the United Kingdom the Consolidated of Great Britain and Ireland for the Time being are hereby emdirect the Issue powered, by Warrant under their Hands, from Time to Time or thereout of at any one Time, to charge the Consolidated Fund of the United 500,000 Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and to direct the Issue

thereout to the Account of the Commissioners for the Time being for the Reduction of the National Debt of a Sum or Sums of Money

not exceeding in the whole Five hundred thousand Pounds. To be carried

II. And be it enacted, That the Commissioners for the Time to the Account being for the Reduction of the National Debt are hereby appointed of the Commis. Trustees on the Part of the Public for holding the said Monies sioners for the

to be issued out of the Consolidated Fund as aforesaid, and they Reduction of the National

shall continue the separate Account already opened at the Bank of Debt on account England with them under the Title of “The Commissioners for of Public Works « the Reduction of the National Debt on account of the Public Loan Fund. “ Works Loan Fund," and which Account the Governor and Com

pany of the Bank of England shall and they are hereby required to continue in their Books accordingly, and to which Account shall be carried all such Monies as shall be issued and paid out of the

Consolidated Fund for the Purposes aforesaid. Treasury em

III. And be it enacted, That it shall be lawful for the said Com. powered to missioners of Her Majesty's Treasury from Time to Time, if they authorize Public shall think fit, to authorize and require the said Public Works Loan Works Loan Commissioners to advance and lend to the said Railway Company Commissioners

by such Instalments, on such Terms and subject to such Condito make Advances to Rail- tions and Stipulations as the said Commissioners of Her Majesty's way Company. Treasury shall direct, any Sum or Sums of Money not exceeding

in the whole Five hundred thousand Pounds, and the Repayment thereof, with Interest from the Time or respective Times of advancing the same, not exceeding the Rate of Three Pounds Ten Shillings per Centum per Annum, shall be secured by such Mortgage or Mortgages, and in such other Manner as is herein-after

mentioned or referred to. Provisions to

IV. And be it enacted, That all Monies advanced shall be secured be contained in to be repaid by every such Mortgage as aforesaid, with Interest Mortgages for after the Rate not exceeding Three Pounds Ten Shillings per Payment of

Centum per Annum on the Principal Sum thereby secured from Principal and

the Time of advancing the same, by equal half-yearly Payments, Interest.

the first of such Payments to be made at the Expiration of Six Calendar Months from the D: of every such Mortgage, and if such Interest shall be duly paid half-yearly then no Part of the Principal secured by any such Mortgage shall be required to be repaid for Ten Years from the Date of every such Mortgage, and after the Espiration of Ten Years from the Date of every such

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Mortgage, and during such Time as the Principal and Interest Monies shall be punctually paid half-yearly as herein-after men. tioned, the said Principal Sum advanced shall be repaid, with Interest, in manner following ; that is to say, there shall be paid half-yearly as from the Expiration of the said Ten Years the Sum of Two Pounds Ten Shillings per Cent, on the Principal Money originally advanced, and a sufficient Part of such half-yearly Payments shall be first applied in discharge of the Interest from Time to Time accruing due on that Part of the Principal Sum which shall from Time to Time be unpaid, and the Residue of such halfyearly Payments shall be applied in discharge of the Principal Money secured until the whole thereof, with Interest thereon, shall be paid off.

V. And be it enacted, 'That it shall be lawful for the said Rail- Power for Railway Company at any 'Time or from Time to Time to borrow of the way Company said Public Works Loan Commissioners any_Sum or Sums of to borrow, Money not exceeding in the whole the Sum of Five hundred thou- Money of Publio

Works Loan sand Pounds, and to mortgage, convey, assign, and assure to the

Commissioners, Secretary for the Time being of the said last-mentioned Com. missioners, or as they shall direct, all and every the Railways and Undertakings authorized to be constructed by the said recited Acts relating to the said Company, and the Works, Lands, Property, Chattels, and Effects of the Company connected therewith, and also the Canal, Lands, Property, Chattels, and Effects purchased or agreed to be purchased of the Royal Canal Company in the lastmentioned Acts or one of them particularly mentioned, and all Rates, Tolls, Profits, and Receipts accruing and hereafter to accrue to or for the Use of the said Railway Company, and all other Works and Property of or to which the said Railway Company now is or hereafter may be seised, possessed, or entitled in any Manner howsoever, for securing the Repayment of any Sum or Suns of Money which shall be so borrowed as aforesaid, anything in the said Acts relating to the said Railway Company, or any Acts incorporated with or forming Part of any of the said Acts, to the contrary thereof in anywise notwithstanding; and such Security to be Securities for the Monies so to be borrowed may be made under made as Treasuch Conditions, and with such Stipulations and Provisions, as sury shall

direct. the said Commissioners of the Treasury shall direct, anything in the said Acts relating to the said Company to the contrary notwithstanding,

VI. And be it enacted, That no Security to be given to the said Securities giren Public Works Loan Commissioners or their Secretary as aforesaid to Public shall be invalidated or otherwise affected by any Defect or In- Works Loan formality in any Meeting or Proceeding of the said Railway to have Priority. Company or the Directors thereof, or by reason of any Nonobservance of any of the Provisions contained in any of the said Acts relating to the said Railway Company, or in respect of the Application of any of the Monies by the said Acts authorized to be raised, or the Distribution of the Shares of the said Company, or otherwise howsoever; and every such Security shall be valid and effectual to all Intents and Purposes, and have Priority over all Dividends, Interest, or other Monies payable or which may be. come payable to Shareholders in the said Railway Company, and orer all Mortgages, Bonds, Charges, and Securities whatsoever

which

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