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Actions to be commenced within Three Months after Right of Action accrues.

Act may be altered this Session.

the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

XV. And be it further enacted, That no Action or Suit shall be commenced against any Person or Persons for any thing done in pursuance of this Act unless within Three Calendar Months after the Right of Action shall have accrued, and the Defendant or Defendants in such Action or Suit shall and may plead the General Issue, and give this Act and the Special Matter in Evidence, and that the same was done in pursuance of and by the Authority of this Act; and if it shall appear so to be done, or the Action or Suit shall be commenced after the Time before limited for bringing the same, then the Jury shall find for the Defendant or Defendants; or if the plaintiff or Plaintiffs shall be nonsuited, or discontinue his, her, or their Action or Suit after the Defendant or Defendants shall have appeared, or if upon Demurrer Judgment shall be given against the Plaintiff or Plaintiffs, the Defendant or Defendants shall and may recover Treble Costs, and have the like Remedy for the same as any Defendant or Defendants hath or have in any other Cases by Law.

XVI. And be it further enacted, That this Act may be altered, varied, or repealed by any Act or Acts to be passed in this present Session of Parliament.

CA P. XLV.
An Act to amend an Act of the present Session, for altering

and consolidating the Laws for regulating the Pensions
and Allowances to Persons in respect of their having held
Civil Offices in His Majesty's Service. [13th August 1834.]
WH
HEREAS by an Act passed in this present Session of

Parliament, intituled An Act for altering and amending and consolidating the Laws for regulating the Pensions, Compensations, and Allowances to be made to Persons in respect of their

having held Civil Offices in His Majesty's Service, reciting that

the Commissioners of the Treasury did, by a Minute dated the • Fourth Day of August One thousand eight hundred and twenty-. • nine, record their Intention to adopt certain Regulations, with • a view to reduce prospectively the Charge incurred in provid• ing Superannuation Allowances, it is enacted that from and ' after the passing of that Act an annual Abatement after certain • Rates therein specified shall be made from the Salaries and • Emoluments of the several Officers and Persons employed in • the several Civil Offices and Departments therein specified, ( who have since the Date of the said Minute entered or there• after shall enter the Public Service; and that in Cases of all • Persons whomsoever then holding Office and entitled to Super• annuation Allowance under that Act, who shall have been

appointed to such Office subsequently to the Issue of the said Treasury Minute, and who shall thereafter, upon Promotion, • obtain any Increase of Salary or Allowances in respect of their • Offices, an annual Abatement, after the like Rate, shall be • made from the Amount of such Increase from Time to Time, • commencing from the Period when the same shall take place :

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And whereas it is expedient that the said Act be altered and • amended, so far as the same relates to an Abatement from the

Salaries of the Magistrates appointed to the Public Office in « Bow Street or to the several Police Offices in the Counties • of Middlesex and Surrey ;' be it therefore enacted by the King'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 Authority of the same, That Excepting no such Abatement as in the said recited Act is directed shall Magistrales of be made from the Salary of any Person appointed before the Police Offices

from the Opepassing of this Act to execute the Duties of a Justice of the

ration of the
Peace at the Public Office in Bow Street or at any of the Police recited Act.
Offices in the Counties of Middlesex and Surrey; any thing in
the said recited Act to the contrary thereof in anywise notwith-
standing

CA P. XLVI.
An Act to amend an Act passed in the Fifty-eighth Year of

King George the Third, for establishing Fever Hospitals,
and to make other Regulations for Relief of the suffering
Poor, and for preventing the Increase of Infectious Fevers,
in Ireland.

[13th August 1834.]
W THEREAS an Act was passed in the Fifty-eighth Year of

the Reign of His Majesty King George the Third, intituled • An Act to establish Fever Hospitals, and to make other Regulations 58 G. 3. c. 47.

for the Relief of the suffering Poor, and for preventing the Increase of infectious Fevers, in Ireland : And whereas by the said recited

Act it is amongst other Things provided, that it shall and may • be lawful for every Archbishop and Bishop in Ireland to grant • any Portion of Ground or Land within any County, City, or • Town respectively, not exceeding Four Roods, out of the • Estates of their respective Sees, to any Body Politic and Cor

porate created by virtue of the said recited Act, for such • Estates and on such Terms as therein mentioned, for the Sites

of Houses to be built for the Reception of the helpless Poor • intended to be relieved under the Provisions of the said recited • Act: And whereas it has been found that the Quantity of • Land or Ground which such Archbishops or Bishops are by • the said Act so enabled to grant is insufficient for the Purposes

of the said recited Act, and it is expedient that the said • recited Act should be amended in that and in other respects :' Be it therefore enacted by the King'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 Authority of the same, That it shall and may be Bishops, &c. lawful for every Archbishop, and Bishop in Ireland and they are may grant Six respectively authorized and empowered to grant, out of the Roods of Land Estates of their respective Sees, any Portion of Ground or Land out of their not exceeding Six Roods, Plantation Measure, to any Body Politic of Houses for and Corporate, created under the said recited Act, for the Sites Reception of of Houses to be built for the Reception of the helpless Poor Poor. intended to be relieved under the Provisions of the said recited Act, for such Estate or Estates, either in Fee, for Lives renewable

or

or not renewable, or for Years, as they shall think fit, at such Rent and Fines as such Archbishop or Bishop shall think fit, or without any Rent or Fine, if such Archbishop or Bishop shall think fit; and all such Grants or Leases shall have the same Validity and Effect as any Grants or Leases which such Archbishops or Bishops are authorized and empowered to make under the Provisions of the said recited Act; and it shall be lawful for any such Body Politic or Corporate to purchase, take, hold, and enjoy any Quantity of Ground or Land within any such County, City, or Town, not exceeding Six Roods, Plantation Measure, for the Purposes aforesaid ; the Statute of Mortmain or any

other Statute or Law to the contrary notwithstanding. Tenants of par- II. And whereas it is expedient that Tenants for particular ticular Estates

Estates should be enabled to demise Lands for the Purposes may demise Six Roods of Land

of the said recited Act;' be it therefore enacted, That it shall for same Pur- and may be

lawful for any 'Tenant for Life or Lives, or Tenant pose at full im. in Tail, or Tenant for any determinable Fee of any Lands or proved yearly Tenements within any County, City, or Town in Ireland, and he Value.

and they are hereby authorized and empowered, to demise any Portion of such Lands or Tenements, not exceeding Six Roods, Plantation Measure, to any Body Politic and Corporate, created under the Provisions of the said recited Act, to be held by such Body Politic or Corporate for the purposes in the said recited Act mentioned, either for Life or Lives or Years, or for Lives renewable or not renewable, as they shall think fit, reserving thereout such yearly Rent as shall be agreed upon by and be. tween such Person or Persons and such Corporation respectively: Provided always, that no Fine shall be taken or paid on the making any such Lease or Demise, and that the Rent reserved on such Lease or Demise shall not be less than the full improved yearly Value of such Lands or Tenements at the Time of making the same; and each and every such Lease or Demise shall be good and valid against all Persons claiming or who may hereafter claim such Lands or Hereditaments in Reversion, Expectancy, or Remainder ; any other Law or Usage to the

contrary notwithstanding. Voting by III. And be it further enacted, That no Person who shall Subscribers to become a Subscriber to any such Hospital at any Time after the Fever Hos

passing of this Act shall be permitted to vote at the Election pitals.

of any Surgeon, Physician, Apothecary, or other Officer or Per-
son to be employed or retained in or about such Fever Hospital,
unless he or she shall have respectively been a Subscriber to
such Hospital for One Year at least before such Election shall
take place.

CA P. XLVII.
An Act for preventing the Interference of the Spring Assizes

with the April Quarter Sessions. [13th August 1834.]

WHEREAS by an Act passed in the First Year of the 1 W. 4. c. 70.

Reign of His present Majesty, intituled An Act for the more effectual Administration of Justice in England and Wales, - it is directed, that the Justices of the Peace in every County, Riding, or Division for which Quarter Sessions of the Peace

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ought by Law to be held shall hold their General Quarter • Sessions of the Peace (among other Times) in the First Week ' after the Twenty-eighth Day of December and in the First · Week after the Thirty-first Day of March: And whereas in

some Counties of England and Wales the Time usually fixed ' for holding the Spring Assizes interferes with the due holding • of the last-mentioned Quarter Sessions; and although the • Justices of the Peace have Authority to hold Ge Sessions of the Peace at other Times of the Year besides those specified in the said recited Act, such Sessions are not Quarter Sessions within the Intent of various Acts of Parliament which give Jurisdiction to Justices of the Peace in their Quarter Sessions * or in their General Quarter Sessions; and for the Purpose of ' preventing the Inconvenience arising from such Interference

as aforesaid it is expedient to allow to the Justices of the * Peace a Discretion as to the Time of holding their General • Quarter Sessions, which they are now required to hold in

the Week next after the Thirty-first Day of March :' Be it therefore declared and enacted by the King'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 Authority of the same, That in every Justices at County, Riding, or Division for which General Quarter Sessions Epiplany ought to be held it shall be lawful for the Justices assembled in Sessions may their General Quarter Sessions in the Week next after the name Two Twenty-eighth Day of December in every Year to name (if they to fix the Day shall see Occasion so to do) Two Justices of the Peace who for holding the shall be empowered, as soon as may be after the Time for holding next General the Spring Assizes shall be appointed, to fix the Day for holding Quarter Sesthe next General Quarter Sessions of the Peace for such County,

sions. Riding, or Division, so as such Time shall not be earlier than the Seventh Day of March nor later than the Twenty-second Day of April, and to give Notice of the Day so fixed by Advertisement in such Newspapers as shall be directed by the Justices so assembled ; and in every such Case the General Quarter Sessions held on the Day so fixed and notified shall be valid, and it shall not be necessary to hold any Sessions of the Peace for such County, Riding, or Division in the Week next after the Thirtyfirst Day of March, any thing in the said recited Act to the contrary notwithstanding : Provided always, that in every County, Proviso. Riding, and Division where no other Day shall be fixed in the Manner herein-before mentioned, the Justices of the Peace shall hold their General Quarter Sessions of the Peace in the Week next after the Thirty-first Day of March, as by the said recited Act they are required.

CA P. XLVIII.
An Act to regulate the Expenditure of County Rates and
Funds in aid thereof.

[13th August 1834.]
WHI
THEREAS by divers Statutes now in force the Justices of

the Peace in that Part of Great Britain called England, ' within the respective Limits of their Commissions assembled ' at their General or Quarter Sessions, or at any Adjournment or

Adjourn

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• Adjournments thereof, are authorized and empowered to make . and assess the County Rate, and also to make Orders for the

Application or Management of the County Stock or Rate, and ' of any Fund or Funds used or applied in aid thereof: And ' whereas Doubts have arisen whether, under the Powers and • Directions of the said Statutes, it is requisite that the Business

relating to the Assessment, Application, or Management of the • said County Stock or Rate, and of the Funds in aid thereof, • should be carried on and transacted by the said Justices so • assembled as aforesaid publicly and in open Court at such • General or Quarter Sessions, or any Adjournment thereof; and ' a Practice hath in some Counties prevailed of transacting such • Business in private, which hath been found inexpedient : And for the Removal of such Doubts, preventing of such Practice for the future, be it declared and enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords

Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament All Business assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That from and relating to the after the passing of this Act all Business appertaining to the Assessment and Assessment, Application, or Management of the County Stock Application of

or Rate, or of any Fund or Funds used or applied in aid thereof County Rate shall be trans- or contributory thereto, or to any Matter or Things whereby or acted in open

in respect whereof the said County Stock or Rate is or may Court. be chargeable by Law, which by any Statute or Statutes now

in force the Justices of the Peace for that Part of Great Britain called England are authorized and directed to do and transact at the General or Quarter Sessions, or at any Adjournment thereof, shall be done and transacted publicly and in open Court at such General or Quarter Sessions, or Adjournment thereof, and not otherwise ; and that no Order of such Justices relating to the Matters aforesaid shall be binding or effectual unless the said Order shall have been made and the Business relating thereto shall have been done and transacted publicly and in open Court

as aforesaid. Notice thereof II. And be it enacted, That public Notice shall be given, in to be given. Two Newspapers generally circulating in the County, of the Time

of holding the General or Quarter Sessions, or any Adjournment thereof, at least Two Weeks before the Time of holding the same, and also of the Day and Hour at which the Business relating to the Assessment, Application, or Management of the

County Stock or Rate will commence at such Sessions. Act to extend III. And be it enacted, That this Act shall extend and apply to Counties in only to Justices of the Peace of the several Counties at large in England and

England and Wales, and of the several Counties of Cities and Wales only. Counties of Towns within the same.

CAP. XLIX.
An Act to amend and render more effectual Two Acts of the

Fifth and Sixth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty
King George the Fourth, relating to Weights and Mea-
sures.

[13th August 1834.] THEREAS an Act passed in the Fifth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Fourth, intituled

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