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of Persons to be elected Members of the Assembly

land.

Qualification and by the Authority of the same, THAT from and after the said

First day of September One thousand eight hundred and Forty-six,

and notwithstanding the revival of the former Constitution of the oi Newfound- said Island, it shall be lawful for Her Majesty, in the manner and

form mentioned in the said recited Act, and subject to the provisions 5
therein contained, to establish a qualification in respect of income or
property in right of which any person may be thereafter elected to
serve as a Member of the Assembly of the said Island, and to fix and
determine the length of the period of residence within any electoral
district within the said Island wbich shall be required in addition to 10
any other qualification for voting at elections within such district, or
for being elected to serve as a Member of the Assembly, such period
not extending beyond the period of Two Years next preceding any such
election; and that it shall also be lawful for Her Majesty, in manner
aforesaid, to restrain the said Assembly from appropriating to the public 15
service within the said Island any part of the public revenue thereof,
in cases where such services shall not have been previously recom-
mended, or such grants of money shall not have been previously asked
by or on behalf of Her Majesty ; and that it shall also be lawful for Her
Majesty, in manner aforesaid, to restrain and prohibit the election of
Members to serve in the said Assembly in different districts on succes-
sive or different days, and to require that all such elections shall be
simultaneons, and shall be completed within a time to be limited.

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2. Commis- And be it Enacted, That any future Commission to be hereafter sions and instructions issued for the government of Newfoundland, and any instructions from Her Majesty re

under Her Majesty's Signet and Sign Manual accompanying or lating to

referred to in any such Commission, shall be laid before both Houses Government of Newfound- of Parliament within Thirty Days next after the date thereof, should land, to be

Parliament then be in Session, or if not, then within Thirty Days next after the commencement of the then next Session of Parliament.

laid before Parliament.

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3. Nɔt to affect Act 3 Will. 4.

And be it Enacted, That nothing hereinbefore contained shall extend or be construed to extend to repeal or alter the provisions of an Act passed in the third year of the reign of his late Majesty King WILLIAM the Fourth, intituled “ An Act to continue certain Acts relating to the Island of Newfoundland, and to provide for the Appro- 35 priation of all Duties which may hereafter be raised within the said Island."

4. Act may be

And be it Enacted, That this Act may be amended or repealed by amended during present any Act to be passed during this Session of Parliament. Session.

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To continue an Act of the Fourth and Fifth Years of Her

present Majesty, for authorizing and facilitating the
Completion of a Survey of Great Britain, Berwick-upon-
Tweed, and the Isle of Man.

[Note. ~The Words printed in Italics are proposed to be inserted

in the Committee.]

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HEREAS an Act was passed in the fourth and fifth years Preamble :

of the reign of Her present Majesty Queen Victoria, 4 & 5 Vict. intituled, “ An Act to authorize and facilitate the Completion of a Survey of Great Britain, Berwick-upon-Tweed, and the Isle of Man," and which Act will expire on the Thirty-first day of December One thousand eight hundred and Forty-six : And whereas it is expedient that the said Act should be further continued ;

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BE it therefore Enacted, by The QUEEN's most Excellent MAJESTY, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords 10 Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament

assembled, and by the Authority of the same, THAT the said Act conrecited Act, and all the powers, provisions, matters and things therein tinuod. contained, shall continue in force until the Thirty-first day of December One thousand eight hundred and Fifty-one.

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