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THE

S T A T U T E S

OF

THE UNITED KINGDOM

OF

GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND,

12 & 13 VICTORIA. 1849.

LONDON:
Printed by Her Majesty's Printers;

1849.

(Price 11.25. in Boards.)

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A

TA B L E

Containing the TITLES of all

THE STATUTES,

Passed in the SECOND Session of the FIFTEENTH

Parliament

OF

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland;

12' & 13° VICTORIÆ.

PUBLIC GENERAL ACTS.

1. A

N Act to consolidate the Boards of Excise and Stamps and

Taxes into One Board of Commissioners of Inland Revenue, and to make Provision for the Collection of such Revenue.

Page 1 2. An Act to continue, until the First Day of September One

thousand eight hundred and forty-nine, an Act of the last Session, for empowering the Lord Lieutenant or other Chief Governor or Governors of Ireland to apprehend and detain such Persons as he or they shall suspect of conspiring against Her Majesty's Person and Government.

9 3. An Act to apply the Sum of Eight Millions out of the Consoli

dated Fund to the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and forty-nine.

Ibid. 4. An Act to amend the Laws relating to the Appointment of Vice Guardians of Unions in Ireland.

Ibid, 5. An Act to authorize an Advance of Money for the Relief of certain distressed Poor Law Unions in Ireland.

11 6. An Act to repeal an Act of t’e Twenty first Year of George

the Second, for holding the Summer Assizes at Buckingham; and to authorize the Appointment of a more convenient Place for holding the same.

12 7. An Act to authorize the Inclosure of certain Lands in pur

suance of the Fourth Annual General Report of the Inclosure Commissioners for England and Wales.

13 8. An Act to remove Doubts as to the Appointment of Overseers

in Cities and Boroughs.

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9. An

9. An Act to indemnify such Persons in the United Kingdom as

have omitted to qualify themselves for Offices and Employments, and to extend the Time limited for those Purposes respectively until the Twenty-fifth Day of March One thousand eight hundred and fifty.

Page 15 10. An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters.

Ibid. 11. An Act to amend the Laws in England and Ireland relative to Larceny and other Offences connected therewith.

24 12. An Act for the Regulation of Her Majesty's Royal Marine Forces while on Shore.

25 13. An Act to provide a more effectual Regulation and Control

over the Maintenance of poor Persons in Houses not being the Workhouses of any Union or Parish.

33 14. An Act to enable Orerseers of the Poor and Surveyors of the

Highways to recover the Costs of distraining for Rates. 36 15. An Act to amend an Act of the Fifty-fourth Year of King

George the Third, for the Recovery of small Sums due for Wages in Ireland.

46 16. An Act to protect Justices of the Peace in Ireland from

vexatious Actions for Acts done by them in the Execution of their Office.

47 17. An Act to continue for Five Years so much of an Act of the

Second and Third Years of Her present Majesty, as enables Justices to grant Warrants for entering Places in which Spirits are sold without Licence in Ireland.

52 18. An Act for the holding of Petty Sessions of the Peace in Boroughs, and for providing Places for the holding of such Petty Sessions in Counties and Boroughs.

53 19. An Act to make perpetual an Act of the Tenth and Eleventh

Years of Her present Majesty, for authorizing the Removal of Prisoners from the several Gaols in Ireland in Cases, of Epidemic Diseases.

55 20. An Act for raising the Sum of Seventeen millions seven

hundred and eighty-six thousand seven hundred Pounds by Exchequer Bills, for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and forty-nine.

Ibid. 21. An Act to confirm certain Acts of the Legislature of Newfoundland respecting the rebuilding of the Town of Saint John's Newfoundland, and to enable the said Legislature to make other

Provisions respecting the rebuilding of the said Town. Ibid. 22. An Act to remove Doubts concerning the Validity of certain Grants of Land in the Colony of New South Wales.

56 23. An Act to authorize further Advances of Money for the

Improvement of Landed Property, and the Extension and Promotion of Drainage and other Works of public Utility, in Ireland.

58 24. An Act to make Provision, until the Thirty-first Day of

December One thousand eight hundred and fifty, for a General Rate in Aid of certain distressed Unions and Electoral Divisions in Ireland.

59 25. An Act for giving effect to the Stipulations of a Treaty be

tween Her Majesty and the Queen of Portugal for the Apprehension of certain Deserters.

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26. An Act for granting Relief against Defects in Leases made under Powers of Leasing, in certain Cases.

Page 62 27. An Act to remove Doubts concerning the Transportation of

Offenders under Judgment of Death to whom Mercy may be extended in Ireland.

64 28. An Act to enable the Commissioners of Greenwich Hospital to

regulate and manage the Markets held at Greenwich in the County of Kent.

65 29. An Act to amend the Laws in force for the Encouragement of British Shipping and Navigation.

70 30. An Act for the better Preservation of Sheep, and more speedy Detection of Receivers of stolen Sheep, in Ireland.

78 31. An Act for requiring the Transmission of the annual Ab

stracts and Statements of Trustees of Turnpike Roads and Bridges in Scotland to the Secretary of State to be laid before Parliament.

79 32. An Act to continue to the End of the Year One thousand eight

hundred and fifty-one certain temporary Provisions relating to the Collection of Grand Jury Cess in Ireland.

82 33. An Act for regulating the Carriage of Passengers in Merchant Vessels.

83 34. An Act to amend an Act regulating the Justice of the Peace Small Debt Courts in Scotland.

114 35. An Act for requiring annual Returns of the Expenditure on

Highways in England and Wales to be transmitted to the Secre.

tary of State, and afterwards laid before Parliament. 115 36. An Act to make Provision, during the present Year, and to

the End of the Year One thousand eight hundred and fifty-one, relating to the Collection of County Cess in Ireland, and to the Remuneration of the Collectors thereof.

118 37. An Act to continue to the First Day of October One thousand

eight hundred and fifty, and to the End of the then next Session of Parliament, an Act to amend the Laws relating to Loan Societies.

120 38. An Act to continue for Five Years an Act of the Second

and Third Years of Her present Majesty, for the better Prevention and Punishment of Assaults in Ireland.

Ibid. 39. An Act for further continuing, until the First Day of August

One thousand eight hundred and fifty, and to the End of the then next Session of Parliament, certain temporary Provisions concerning Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction in England.

121 40. An Act to continue, until the Thirty-first Day of July One

thousand eight hundred and fifty, and to the End of the then next Session of Parliament, certain of the Allowances of the Duty of Excise on Soap used in Manufactures.

Ibid. 41. An Act to extend an Act of the Fifty-sixth Year of King

George the Third, for providing for a new Silver Coinage, and for regulating the Currency of the Gold and Silver Coin of this Realm.

122 42. An Act to provide for the Execution for One Year of the Office of Sheriff in the County of Westmoreland.

123 43. An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion of Oficers and

Soldiers in the Service of the East India Company, and for regulating in such Service the Payment of Regimental Debts and A 3

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