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T A B L E

Containing the TITLES of all

THE STATUTES,

Passed in the FIRST Session of the FIFTEENTH

Parliament

OF

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland;

11° & 12° VICTORIÆ.

PUBLIC GENERAL ACTS.

1. AN

N Act to facilitate the Completion, in certain Cases, of
Public Works in Ireland.

Page 1 2. An Act for the better Prevention of Crime and Outrage in cer

tain Parts of Ireland until the First Day of December One thousand eight hundred and forty-nine, and to the End of the then next Session of Parliament.

12 3. An Act to give further Time for making certain Railways. 22 4. An Act to apply the Sum of Eight Millions out of the Conso.

lidated Fund to the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and forty-eight.

26 5. An Act to suspend for Five Years the Operation of certain

Parts of an Act of the Tenth Year of Her present Majesty, for making further Provision for the Government of the New Zealand Islands ; and to make other Provision in lieu thereof.

Ibid. 6. An Act to make further Provision for One Year, and to the

End of the then next Session of Parliament, for the Carriage of Passengers by Sea to North America.

30 7. An Act to amend an Act for consolidating the Queen's Bench, Fleet

, and Marshalsea Prison, and for regulating the Queen's Prison.

34 8. An Act to continue for Three Years the Duties on Profits arising from Property, Professions, Trades, and Offices.

36 9. An Act to continue for Three Years the Stamp Duties granted

by an Act of the Fifth and Sixth Years of Her present Majesty, to assimilate the Stamp Duties in Great Britain and Ireland, and to make Regulations for collecting and managing the same. 38 A 2

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10. An Act for empowering certain Officers of the High Court

of Chancery to administer Oaths and take Declarations and Affirmations.

Page 39 11. An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters.

41 12. An Act for the better Security of the Crown and Government of the United Kingdom.

52 13. An Act for amending the Law for the leasing of Mines in Ireland.

55 14. An Act for authorizing a Borough Police Superannuation Fund.

58 15. An Act for the Regulation of Her Majesty's Royal Marine Forces while on Shore.

61 16. An Act for raising the Sum of Seventeen millions nine

hundred and forty-six thousand five hundred Pounds by Exchequer Bills, for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and forty-eight.

73 17. An Act to amend the Act of the present Session to facilitate the Completion of Public Works in Ireland.

Ibid. 18. An Act to remove certain Doubts as to the Law for the

Trial of controverted Elections. 19. An Act to indemnify such Persons in the United Kingdom

as have omitted to qualify themselves for Offices and Employments, and to extend the Time limited for those Purposes respectively until the Twenty-fifth Day of March One thousand eight hundred and forty-nine.

77 20. An Act to authorize for One Year, and to the End of the

then next Session of Parliament, the Removal of Aliens from the Realm.

78 21. An Act to consolidate and amend the Laws relating to Insol. vent Debtors in India.

80 22. An Act for granting Relief to the Island of Tobago, and

for aiding the Colonies of British Guiana and Trinidad in raising Money for the Promotion of Immigration of free Labourers.

125 23. An Act to alter and amend an Act passed in the Third Year of

the Reign of His Majesty King George the Fourth, intituled An Act to incorporate the Contributors for the Erection of a National Monument in Scotland to commemorate the Naval

and Military Victories obtained during the late War. 130 24. An Act for disfranchising the Freemen of the Borough of Great Yarmouth.

134 25. An Act to extend the Powers given by former Acts for

purchasing or hiring Land in connexion with or for the Use of Workhouses in Ireland ; and for providing for the Burial of the Poor.

Ibid. 26. An Act to remove Difficulties in the Appointment of Collec

tors of Grand Jury Cess in Ireland in certain Cases, and to remove Doubts as to the Jurisdiction of the Divisional Justices of the Police District of Dublin Metropolis relating to the Recovery of Poor Rates, and other Cases.

136 27. An Act to authorize the Inclosure of certain Lands, in pursu

ance of the Third and also of a Special Report of the Inclosure Commissioners for England and Wales.

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28. An Act to amend the Law of Imprisonment for Debt in Ire

land, and to improve the Remedies for the Recovery of Debts and of the Possession of Tenements situate in Cities and Towns in certain Cases.

Page 143 29. An Act to enable Persons having a Right to kill Hares in Eng.

land and Wales to do so, by themselves or Persons authorized by them, without being required to take out a Game Certificate.

15+ 30. An Act to enable all Persons having at present a Right to kill

Hares in Scotland to do so themselves, or by Persons authorized by them, without being required to take out a Game Certifi. cate.

157 31. An Act to amend the Procedure in respect of Orders for the

Removal of the Poor in England and Wales, and Appeals therefrom.

158 32. An Act to facilitate the Collection of County Cess in Ireland.

162 33. An Act to apply the Sum of Three Millions out of the Conso.

lidated Fund to the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and forty-eight.

163 31. An Act to amend certain Acts in force in Ireland in relation

to Appeals from Decrees and Dismisses on Civil Bills in the

County of Dublin and County of the City of Dublin. 164 35. An Act to empower the Lord Lieutenant or other Chief Governor or Governors of Ireland to apprehend, and detain until the First Day of March One thousand eight hundred and fortynine, such Persons as he or they shall suspect of conspiring against Her Majesty's Person and Government.

165 36. An Act for the Amendment of the Law of Entail in Scotland.

167 37. An Act to amend the Law relative to the Assignment of Ecclesiastical Districts.

186 38. An Act to authorize the West India Relief Commissioners to

grant further Time for the Repayment of Monies advanced by them in certain Cases.

189 39. An Act to facilitate the raising of Money by Corporate Bodies for building or repairing Prisons.

194 40. An Act to alter the Mode of assessing the Funds leviable

in the County of Inverness for making and maintaining certain Roads and Bridges and other Works in the Highlands of Scotland.

195 41. An Act to amend the Laws relating to the Ecclesiastical Unions and Divisions of Parishes in Ireland.

199 42. An Act to facilitate the Performance of the Duties of Justices

of the Peace out of Sessions within England and Wales with

respect to Persons charged with indictable Offences. 204 43. An Act to facilitate the Performance of the Duties of Justices

of the Peace out of Sessions, within England and Wales, with respect to summary Convictions and Orders.

241 44. An Act to protect Justices of the Peace from vexatious AC

tions for Acts done by them in execution of their Office. 286 45. An Act to amend the Acts for facilitating the winding up the Affairs of Joint Stock Companies unable to meet their pecuniary

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Engagements; Engagements; and also to facilitate the Dissolution and winding

up of Joint Stock Companies and other Partnerships. Page 291 46. An Act for the Removal of Defects in the Administration of Criminal Justice.

331 47. An Act for the Protection and Relief of the destitute Poor evicted from their Dwellings in Ireland.

333 48. An Act to facilitate the Sale of Incumbered Estates in Ireland.

336 49. An Act for regulating the Sale of Beer and other Liquors on the Lord's Day.

363 50. An Act to empower the Commissioners of Her Majesty's

Woods to remove the Colonnade in the Regent's Quadrant 365 51. An Act to provide additional Funds for Loans for Drainage and other Works of public Utility in Ireland.

373 52. An Act to explain the Acts for preventing the Destruction of the Breed of Salmon and Fish of the Salmon Kind.

379 53. An Act to empower the Commissioners of Her Majesty's

Woods to make certain Alterations and Improvements in the Approaches to the Castle and Town of Windsor.

380 54. An Act for incorporating the Commissioners of the Cale

donian Canal, and for vesting the Crinan Canal in the said Commissioners.

424 55. An Act for consolidating the Offices of Paymasters of Exche

quer Bills and Paymaster of Civil Services with the Office of Paymaster General, and for making other Provisions in regard to the consolidated Offices.

430 56. An Act to repeal so much of an Act of the Third and Fourth

Years of Her present Majesty, to re-unite the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada, and for the Government of Canada, as relates to the Use of the English Language in Instruments relating to the Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada.

433 57. An Act to enable Her Majesty to exchange the Advowson of

the Vicarage of Stoneleigh in the County of Warwick for the Advowsons of the Rectory of Yoxall in the County of Stafford and the Perpetual Curacy of Hunningham in the County of Waruick.

434 58. An Act to authorize for Ten Years, and to the End of the

then next Session of Parliament, the Regulation of the Annuities and Premiums of the Naval Medical Supplemental Fund Society.

438 59. An Act for the more speedy Trial and Punishment of Juvenile Offenders in Ireland.

439 60. An Act to alter the Duties payable upon the Importation of Spirits or Strong Waters.

444 61. An Act to effect an Exchange of Ecclesiastical Patronage

between Her Majesty and the Earl of Leicester, and for the Severance and Consolidation of certain Benefices in the Diocese of Norwich, and for other Ecclesiastical Purposes.

445 62. An Act to appoint additional Commissioners for executing the

Acts for granting a Land Tax and other Rates and Taxes. 450 63. An Act for promoting the Public Health.

451 64. An Act to continue until the First Day of October One thousand eight hundred and forty-nine, and to the End of the then Dext Session of Parliament, an Act to amend the Laws relating to Loan Societies.

Page 516 65. An Act to suspend until the First Day of October One thou

sand eight hundred and forty-nine the making of Lists and the Ballots and Enrolments for the Militia of the United Kingdom.

Ibid. 66. An Act to continue to the First Day of October One thousand

eight hundred and forty-nine, and to the End of the then next Session of Parliament, an Act for authorizing the Application of Highway Rates to Turnpike Roads.

Ibid. 67. An Act for further continuing until the First Day of August

One thousand eight hundred and forty-nine, and to the End of the then next Session of Parliament, certain

temporary Provisions concerning Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction in England. Ibid. 68. An Act for extending to Ireland an Act passed in the last

Session of Parliament, intituled An Act for better securing Trust Funds, and for the Relief of Trustees.

517 69. An Act to repeal so much of an Act of the Parliament of Ire

land of the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Years of King George the Third, " for the more effectually punishing such “ Persons as shall by Violence obstruct the Freedom of Corn “ Markets and the Corn Trade, and who shall be guilty of other “ Offences therein mentioned, and for making Satisfaction to the “ Parties injured," as relates to the making of Satisfaction to the Parties injured ; and to substitute other Provisions in lieu thereof; and to repeal the Provisions of the Acts which give Remedies against any Hundreds or Baronies in Ireland in respect of Robbery.

519 70. An Aet for dispensing with the Evidence of the Proclama

tions on Fines levied in the Court of Common Pleas at Westminster.

524 71. An Act to continue to the Twentieth Day of July One thou

sand eight hundred and fifty-three, and to the End of the then next Session of Parliament, Her Majesty's Commission for building new Churches.

Ibid. 72. An Act to amend the Acts relating to the Constabulary Force

in Ireland, and to amend the Provisions for the Payment of Special Constables.

Ibid. 73. An Act to continue until the Thirty-first Day of July One

tbousand eight hundred and forty-nine, and to the End of the then Session of Parliament, certain Acts for regulating Turnpike Roads in Ireland.

532 74. An Act to authorize the Lords of Council and Session to regu

late the Rates or Dues of Registration to be charged by the Keepers of the Registers of Sasines, Reversions, &c. in Scotland,

533 75. An Act to defray until the First Day of August One thousand

eight hundred and forty-nine the Charge of the Pay, Clothing, and contingent and other Expenses of the Disembodied Militia in Great Britain and Ireland; to grant Allowances in certain Cases to Subaltern Officers, Adjutants, Paymasters, Quartermasters, Surgeons, Assistant Surgeons, Surgeons Mates, and Serjeant Majors of the Militia ; and to authorize the Employment of the Non-commissioned Officers.

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