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THE

S T A T U T E S

OF

THE UNITED KINGDOM

OF

GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND,

7 & 8 GEORGE IV. 1827.

LONDON:

Printed by His Majesty's Statute and Law Printers;
And sold by J. BUTTERWORTH and Son, Law Booksellers,

in Fleet-Street.

1827.

(Price 20s. in Boards.)

8 h 8 LG

A

TABLE

Containing the TITLES of all

THE STATUTES,

Passed in the FIRST Session of the EIGHTH Parliament

OF

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland ;

7° & 8° GEORGII IV.

PUBLICK GENERAL ACTS. 1. AN Act for applying a Sum of Money for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and twenty seven.

Page 1 2. An Act for raising the Sum of Ten Millions, by Exchequer

Bills, for the Service the Year One thousand eight hundred and twenty seven.

Ibid. 3. An Act to confirm an Order in Council for allowing the Im

portation of Foreign Oats, Oatmeal, Rye, Pease, and Beans; to indemnify all Persons who have advised or acted in execution of the same; and to permit the Importation of such Articles until the Fifteenth Day of February One thousand eight hundred and twenty seven,

Ibid. 4. An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion; and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters.

4 5. An Act for the regulating of His Majesty's Royal Marine Forces while on Shore.

76 6. An Act for granting to His Majesty Rates of Postage on the

Conveyance of Letters and Packets to and from Saint Domingo and Cuba.

114 7. An Act for continuing to His Majesty for One Year certain

Duties on Personal Estates, Offices, and Pensions in England, and also certain Duties on Sugar imported into the United Kingdom, for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and twenty seven.

116 8. An Act for more conveniently paying the Pensions of Widows of Officers of the Royal Marines.

122 9. An Act to repeal an Act of the Twenty eighth Year of His 10. An Act to enable His Majesty to make further Provision for their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Clarence.

late Majesty, for the better Regulation of the Manufacture of Ounce Thread.

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10. An

Page 123 11. An Act to continue, until the Twenty fifth Day of July One

thousand eight hundred and twenty eight, an Act of the Fifty fourth Year of His late Majesty, for rendering the Payment of

Creditors more equal and expeditious in Scotland. Ibid. 12. An Act to amend an Act of the First Year of His present Ma

jesty, for the Advance of Money for carrying on Public Works in Ireland.

Ibid. 13. An Act to indemnify such Persons in the United Kingdom as

have omitted to qualify themselves for Offices and Employments, and for extending the Time limited for those Purposes respectively.

125 14. An Act for fixing, until the Twenty fifth Day of March One

thousand eight hundred and twenty eight, the Rates of Subsistence to be paid to Innkeepers and others on quartering Soldiers.

Ibid. 1.5. An Act for declaring the Law in relation to Bills of Exchange

and Promissory Notes becoming payable on Good Friday or Christmas Day.

128 16. An Act for applying certain Sums of Money for the Service

of the Year One thousand eight hundred and twenty seven. 130 17. An Act to extend the Provisions of an Act made in the Fifty

seventh Year of King George the Third, for regulating the Costs of certain Distresses.

Ibid. 18. An Act to prohibit the setting of Spring Guns, Man Traps,

and other Engines calculated to destroy human Life, or inflict grievous bodily Harm.

131 19. An Act to repeal an Act of the Sixth Year of His present Majesty, for regulating Vessels carrying Passengers to Foreign

132 20. An Act to regulate the Prosecution of fraudulent Bankrupts in Scotland.

Ibid. 21. An Act to amend the Laws relating to the Duties of Postage in Great Britain and Ireland.

133 22. An Act to continue for One Year, and until the End of the

then next Session of Parliament, the Acts for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors in Ireland.

140 23. An Act to continue for One Year, and until the End of the

then next Session of Parliament, an Act of the Sixth Year of His present Majesty, for providing for the repairing, maintaining, and keeping in repair certain Roads and Bridges in Ireland.

Ibid. 24. An Act to amend the Acts for regulating Turnpike Roads in England.

141 25. An Act for the Relief of certain Spiritual Persons, and Patrons

of Ecclesiastical Preferments, from certain Penalties; and rendering valid certain Bonds, Covenants, or other Assurances for the Resignation of Ecclesiastical Preferments.

148 26. An Act for disappropriating, disuniting, and divesting the

Rectory and Rectorial Tithes of the Parish of Youghal from and out of the Bishopric of the Diocese of Cloyne, in Ireland, whereby the Incumbent of such Rectory should have the actual Cure of Souls in the said Parish,

151

Parts.

27. An Act for repealing various Statutes in England relative to

the Benefit of Clergy, and to Larceny and other Offences connected therewith, and to malicious Injuries to Property, and to Remedies against the Hundred.

Page 152 28. An Act for further improving the Administration of Justice in Criminal Cases in England.

165 29. An Act for consolidating and amending the Laws in England relative to Larceny and other Offences connected therewith.

168 30. An Act for consolidating and amending the Laws in England relative to malicious Injuries to Property.

190 31. An Act for consolidating and amending the Laws in England relative to Remedies against the Hundred.

202 32. An Act to explain and amend an Act passed in the Seventh

Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled An Act to prevent the wilful and malicious Destruction of Dwelling Houses in Ireland.

209 33. An Act for the further Regulation of the General Penitentiary at Millbank.

211 34. An Act to amend the Acts relating to the Provision of Ministers in Cities and Corporate Towns in Ireland.

214 35. An Act for the further Improvement of the Road from London

to Holyhead, and of the Road from London to Liverpool. 215 36. An Act to continue until the First Day of January One thou

sand eight hundred and Twenty eight, and from thence until the End of the then next Session of Parliament, an Act passed in the Sixth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, respecting deserted Children in Ireland.

243 37. An Act to make further Regulations for preventing corrupt

Practices at Elections of Members to serve in Parliament, and for diminishing the Expence of such Elections.

Ibid. 38. An Act for discontinuing certain Presentments by Constables.

244 39. An Act to repeal such Parts of Two Acts of King William

and Queen Mary, and of King George the Second, as relate to the settling the Rates of the Carriage of Goods.

245 40. An Act to continue, until the Tenth Day of October One thou

sand eight hundred and thirty, an Act relating to Duties of Excise on Crown, Flint, and Phial Glass, and to alter certain Laws of Excise relating to Flint Glass.

246 41. An Act for raising the Sum of Thirteen millions eight hundred

thousand Pounds by Exchequer Bills, for the Service of the

Year One thousand eight hundred and twenty seven. 247 42. An Act for granting and applying certain Sums of Money

for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and twenty seven.

Ibid. 43. An Act to consolidate and amend the Laws in force in Ireland

for Unions and Divisions of Parishes, and for uniting or disappropriating Appropriate Parishes or Parts of Parishes; and to make further Provision with respect to the erecting Chapels of Ease, and making perpetual Cures.

Ibid. 44. An Act to provide for the Payment of a Salary (in lieu of

Fees) to the Judge of the Prerogative Court and Court of Faculties in Ireland.

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45. An

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