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B I L L
To amend an Act of the Seventh Year of King GEORGE
the Fourth, for consolidating and amending the Laws
HEREAS by an Act passed in the seventh year of the Preamble :
7 Geo. 4, reign of his Majesty King George the Fourth, intituled,
c. 74, “ An Act for consolidating and amending the Laws relating to Pri- 8s. 90. 92.
sons in Ireland,” after providing, amongst other things, that it shall be 5 lawful for the Lord Lieutenant or other Chief Governor or Governors
of Ireland for the time being, from time to time, by warrant, to be published in the Dublin Gazette, to order that any Bridewells shall be discontinued, and shall no longer be used as a Bridewell or Prison, it
is enacted as follows; (that is to say) “ that it shall and may be law- Sect. 92. 10 ful for the Lord Lieutenant or other Chief Governor or Governors of
Ireland for the time being to direct that such Bridewells as shall be continued shall be divided into two classes ; and that one class of the said Bridewells to be selected and appointed by the Lord Lieute
nant or other Chief Governor or Governors of Ireland shall be 15 denominated District Bridewells, to each of which Bridewells a cer
tain district within the county shall be allotted, and that all prisoners committed within such district either for trial at, or under sentence passed by, the Court of Quarter Sessions, shall be kept and re
main in such District Bridewell, and shall not be transmitted to the 20 County Gaol, unless some order to that effect shall be made by com
petent authority, and it shall and may be lawful, in the event of a crowded state of the County Gaol, on the report of the local inspector
thereof, for the keeper of any such District Bridewell to detain therein
And whereas it has been considered that the said recited enactment does not extend or apply to any Bridewell built, erected or established after the passing of the said recited Act, or hereafter to be built, erected or established, and it is expedient that the same should be extended and applied to such last-mentioned cases ;
1. 'The recited enactment as to District Bridewells shall extend
built after the
B6 it therefore Enacted, by The QUEEN's most Excellent MAJESTY, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual 20 and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, THAT the said recited enactment shall be and the same is liereby extended and applied, and shall be
deemed and construed as hereafter extending and applying, to any to Bridewells Bridewell or Bridewells in Ireland heretofore built, erected or esta. 25 passing of the blished after the passing of the said recited Act, or hereafter to be 7 G. 4, c. 74. built, erected or established, as fully and effectually to all intents and
purposes as if such Bridewell or Bridewells had been built, erected or established before or at the time of the passing of the said recited Act.
30 2. Act may be And be it Enacted, That this Act may be amended or repealed by amended, &c. this Session. any Act to be passed in this present Session of Parliament.
B I L L
[AS AMENDED BY THE SELECT COMMITTEE]
For making Preliminary Inquiries in certain
Cases of Private Bills.
HEREAS it is expedient that facilities should be given Preamble.
for procuring more complete and trustworthy information previous to inquiries before either House of Parliament, on applica
tions in certain cases for Local Acts; BE it therefore Enacted, by The
Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this
sioners of 10 draining, paving, cleansing, lighting or otherwise improving any town, Woods,
district or place, or for making, maintaining or altering any burial- Forests, &c., ground or cemetery, or for continuing, altering or enlarging any of to apply for the
powers or provisions contained in any Act or Acts relating to any Parliament.
the above objects, shall, on or before the last day of November, or in
be sent or delivered to the office of the Commissioners of
work or by some person duly authorized on their behalf, and shall be