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the Seaman, Mariner, or other Person so dying; and in case no Claim shall be made on the said President and Governors by the Executors or Administrators of such deceased Seaman, on ac. count of such Wages, within One Year after the same shall have been first paid over to any Collector, Receiver, or Agent of the said President and Governors, then it shall be lawful for the said President and Governors to direct such Wages to be paid over (but without Interest for the same) to the Widow, or if there be no Widow claiming, then to the lawful Issue respectively, or such Persons as by virtue of the Statutes of Distribution of Intestates Effects shall be entitled to the same; and if any Master or Commander of any such Merchant Ship shall neglect or refuse to pay over or tender to the said Trustees, or the Receiver or Collector at the Port aforesaid, all and every such Sum and Sums of Money within the Time herein-before limited, he shall forfeit and for

every

such Offence Double the Amount of the Sum or Sums of Money so due to any Seaman, Mariner, or other Person for Wages aforesaid.

XXXI. Provided always, and be it further enacted, That all If not demantled and every such Sum and Sums of Money as shall not be lawfully in Three Years demanded of the said Receiver, Collector, or other authorized by Representa

tivés, then to Agent of the said President and Governors at the Port of London

the Use of the by any legal Representative, or Widow or Issue, or other Person President and hereby authorized, as the Case may be, within the Term of Two Governors, or Years after the first Payment thereof to any Collector or Agent the Trustees of of the said President and Governors, shall be forfeited, and the respective

Ports. shall go and be paid to the Use of the said President and Governors, or to the Trustees of the Port, if any, to which such Ship belongs, by such Receiver, Collector, or other authorized Agent of the said President and Governors at the Port of London aforesaid.

XXXII. · And whereas by an Act passed in the last Session of President and * this present Parliament, intituled An Act for incorporating the Governors to Members of a Society commonly called The Seamen's Hospital pay 5 per cent. • Society, and their Successors, as therein is mentioned and provided, received by and for the better enabling and empowering them to carry on the them froin Sca* charitable and useful Designs of the said Society, a certain Society men in the Port

was incorporated by the Name of The Seamen's Hospital of London to Society: And whereas the said Society was instituted for the the Seamen's

Hospital Society charitable Relief of sick and distressed Seamen in the Port of

in that Port. London, and for the providing them with Medical and Surgical * Aid, Lodging, Support, and Clothing until convalescent: And • whereas it is expedient to provide some permanent Funds for enabling the said Society to carry on their said charitable Designs;' be it therefore enacted, That the said President and Governors, and their Successors, or their Treasurer or other Officer for the Time being on their Behalf, shall and do, from and after this Act shall take effect, fronı Time to Time pay over to the said Seamen's Hospital Society, or their Treasurer for the Time being, the Amount of Five Pounds in every One hundred Pounds, and in the same Proportion for any greater or less Sum, on the net Amount to be collected and received by the said President and Governors and their Successors, and by their Re. N 3

ceiver,

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on the

on the

Day of

in every

ceiver, Collector, or other authorized Agent at the Port of Lon-
don for the aforesaid Duties of Two Shillings per Mensem and One
Shilling per Mensem hereby made payable, so far as the same
shall be derived from the Duty imposed upon Seamen, or in
respect of the Wages of Seamen, in such Ships or Vessels as shall
belong to the said Port of London, such Payments to be made to
the said Seamen's Hospital Society, or their Treasurer for the
Time being, every Three Months ; (that is to say,) on the
Day of

Day of
Day of

and on the
Year; and the First of such Payments to be made on such of the
said Days as shall happen next after this Act shall take effect;
all such Payments to be applied by the said Seamen's Hospital
Society according to the Directions of the aforesaid Act of the

last Session of this present Parliament. Five per Cent. XXXIII. And be it further enacted, That it shall and may be to be deducted lawful to and for the said Receiver or Collector or other aufrom gross

thorized Agent of the said President and Governors at the Port of Amount in lieu of Expences,

London aforesaid, and he is hereby authorized, to deduct and &c.

receive from the gross Amount of such Sum or Sums of Money as shall be derived from the unclaimed Wages of deceased Seamen, so received by him in respect of such Wages of deceased Seamen as aforesaid, the Sum of Five Pounds per Centum as, for, and in satisfaction of all Expences and Trouble he may be put to in the Receipt, Collection, or Transmission

thereof. Application of XXXIV. And be it further enacted, That all Penalties and Penalties.

Forfeitures given by this Act shall be paid and applied in manner following ; (that is to say,) One Third Part thereof to and for the Person or Persons who shall inform and sue for the same, and the other Two Third Parts thereof to the said President and Governors, on account of the Trustees of the Port to which such Ship or Vessel in respect of which the Forfeiture shall arise belongs; and such Penalty or Forfeiture shall be recovered by Bill, Plaint, or Information in any of His Majesty's Courts of Record at Westminster, or such of thein as do not exceed the Suin of Twenty Pounds, upon Information, on the Oath of One or more Witnesses, before any One or more of His Majesty's Justice or Justices of the Peace in any Part of the Kingdom of Great Britain or Ireland, who shall not reside more than Ten Miles from the Place of Abode of the Person or Persons complained of ; which Justice or Justices is and are hereby authorized and required to issue out his or their Warrant or Warrants to bring before him or them every Person charged with any Offence under this Act, and, in case he or they shall refuse or neglect to pay such Penalties or Forfeitures as aforesaid, to issue his or their Warrani or Warrants to levy the same by. Distress and Sale of the Offender's Goods, and, in case no Distress can be found, to commit the Offender or Offenders to the Common Gaol of the City, Town, or Place within the Jurisdiction of such respective Justice or Justices, there to remain for the Space of Three Calendar Months, or until he or they shall pay XXXV. And be it further enacted, That if any Action shall be Limitation of brought or Suit be commenced against any Person or Persons for Actions. any thing done in pursuance of this Act, or in relation to the Premises or any of them, every such Action or Suit shall be laid or brought within Two Calendar Months next after the Grievance committed in the County or Place where the fact was done, and not elsewhere; and the Defendant or Defendants in such Action may plead the General Issue, and give this Act, and a Tender of Amends before Action brought, or the special Matter, in Evidence at any. Trial to be had thereupon, and that the Actor Matter was done in pursuance and by the Authority of this Act; and if the same shall appear to have been so done, or if any such Action or Suit shall not be brought within the Time before limited, and shall be brought in any other County or Place than as aforesaid, or the Jury shall not consider the aggrieved Party entitled to more than the Amends tendered, then the Jury shall find for the Defendant or Defendants; or if the plaintiff or Plaintiffs shall become Nonsuit or suffer a Discontinuance of his, her, or their Action or Actions, or if a Verdict shall pass against the Plaintiff or Plaintiffs, or if upon Demurrer Judgment shall be given against the Plaintiff or Plaintiffs, the Defendant or Defendants shall have Double Costs, and shall have such Remedy for recovering the same as any Defendant or Defendants hath or have for Costs in other Cases at Law,

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XXXV. And

XXXVI. And be it further enacted, That this Act shall be Public Act. deemed and taken to be a Public Act, and shall be judicially taken notice of as such by all Judges, Justices, and others.

SCHEDULE (A.) to which this Act refers. A List and Account of the Crew (including the Master and APPRENTICES) of the Ship of the Port of

whereof
is Master, at the Period of her Departure from the Port of
in the United Kingdom, and on her Return to the Port of

in the United Kingdom, and also of those who have joined the Ship at any Time during the Voyage.

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Amount of
Monthly Duty.

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CA P. LIII.
An Act to continue for One Year, and from thence to the

End of the then next Session of Parliament, several Acts
relating to the Importation and keeping of Arms and Gun-
powder in Ireland.

[13th August 1834.] WI WHEREAS an Act was made in the Forty-seventh Year of

the Reign of His Majesty King George the Third, inti47 G. 3. c. 54. tuled An Act to prevent improper Persons from having Arms in

• Ireland, to continue in force for a certain Period therein men• tioned : And whereas the said Act was by another Act made • in the Fiftieth Year of His said Majesty's Reign continued and • amended : And whereas by another Act made in the Fourth • Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Fourth • the said recited Acts of the Forty-seventh and Fiftieth Years

of the Reign of His Majesty King George the Third were further ' continued ; and the said Acts were by another Act made in the Tenth Year of the Reign of His said late Majesty King

George the Fourth amended and further continued for One · Year, and until the End of the then next Session of Parliament, • when the same expired: And whereas another Act was made

in the First and Second Years of His present Majesty,

whereby from the passing thereof the said recited Acts were ' revived and continued for One Year: And whereas by another • Act made in the Second and Third Years of the Reign of His

present Majesty, the said recited Acts were further continued • for One Year, and until the End of this present Session of

Parliament, and it is expedient that the said Acts should be · further continued, but the same cannot be effected without

the Authority of Parliament:' May it therefore please Your Majesty that it may be enacted; and be it 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, Recited Act That the said recited Act of the Forty-seventh Year of the 47 G. 3., as Reign of His Majesty King George the Third, as the said Act is amended by the amended by the said recited Act of the Fiftieth Year of the Acts of 50 G.3.

same Reign and by the said recited Act of the Tenth Year of and 10 G. 4., and revived

the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Fourth, and as by the Act the said Acts were revived by the said recited Act of the First of 1 & 2 W.4., and Second Years of the Reign of His present Majesty, shall be further con- and the said Acts are hereby continued, and shall be and remain tinued.

in force for the Term of One Year from the passing of this Act, and thenceforth until the End of the then next Session of Par.

liament. The Act

II. · And whereas an Act was passed in the First Year of the 11 G.4. & • Reign of His present Majesty, intituled An Act to regulate for 1 W. 4. c. 44. One Year the Importation of Arms, Gunpowder, and Ammunition further con

into Ireland, and the making, removing, selling, and keeping of

Arms, Gunpowder, and Ammunition in Ireland ; and such Act

was by the herein-before recited Act made in the Second and • Third Years of the Reign of His present Majesty continued • for the Term of One Year, and thenceforth until the End of 'this present Session of Parliament, and it is expedient that the

tinued.

< said Act should be further continued ;' be it therefore enacted, That the said recited Act of the First Year of the Reign of His present Majesty shall be and the said Act is hereby continued and shall be and remain in force for the Term of One Year from the passing of this Act, and thenceforth until the End of the then next Session of Parliament.

CAP. LIV.
An Act to continue for Five Years, from the Fifth Day of

April One thousand eight hundred and thirty-five, and to
amend the Acts for authorizing a Composition for Assessed
Taxes.

[13th August 1831.] :W

HEREAS under and by virtue of several Acts divers

Persons have compounded for their Assessed Taxes in Great Britain for a certain Term limited by the said Acts • respectively, and their Contracts of Composition have been • from Time to Time renewed or continued for a further Term • under and by virtue of several other Acts passed for that • Purpose ; and such Contracts will expire on the Fifth Day of

April One thousand eight hundred and thirty-five: And • whereas it is expedient to relieve such Persons who have so * compounded as aforesaid, as well as others who may be willing • to compound under the Provisions of this Act, from an annual • Assessment, for a further Term herein limited:' 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 the Assessments made or to be Assessments for made under and by virtue of the Acts in force at and imme. the Year ending diately before the passing of this Act, in relation to such of the 5th April 1835 Duties of Assessed Taxes as may be comprised in any Composi

to remain to the tion to be entered into under this Act for the Year to end

same Amount if the Fifth Day of April One thousand eight hundred and thirty- under this Act

compounded for five, shall severally be and remain to the same annual Amount for the Term of: in respect of every Person who shall compound for the annual Five Years. Payment of the said Assessments under this Act for the Term of Five Years, to be computed from the Fifth Day of April One thousand eight hundred and thirty-five.

II. And be it enacted, That the several Compositions entered Compositions into under any former Act or Acts, and now in force, on any of under former the Duties of Assessed Taxes, may, in respect of such of the Acts may be said Duties as are herein enumerated, be renewed under this renewed. Act for the Term of Five Years, to be computed from the said Fifth Day of April One thousand eight hundred and thirty-five, in the Manner, and subject to the Terms, Conditions, and Exceptions herein prescribed.

111. And be it enacted, That every new Contract of Compo- How Contracts sition entered into under this Act shall contain in the Body of Composition thereof the Number of Servants, Carriages, Horses, and other are to be made. Articles of the Establishment upon which Composition shall be made as aforesaid, and shall be made according to the Form set forth in the Schedule to this Act, inutatis mutandis.

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