Parliamentary Papers, Volume 26

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Page 48 - Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, that the words and expressions hereinafter mentioned, which in their ordinary signification have a more confined or a different meaning, shall in this Act, except where the nature of the provision or the context of the Act shall exclude such construction, be interpreted as follows ; (that is to say), the word
Page 48 - ... and every word importing the singular number only shall extend and be applied to several persons or things as well as one person or thing ; and every word importing the masculine gender only shall extend and be applied to a female as well as a male.
Page 12 - An Act for regulating the mode of accounting for the common good and revenues of the royal burghs of Scotland.
Page 37 - Chancery, or his depute or substitute ; and it shall not be necessary to have the seal appointed by the Treaty of Union to be kept and used in Scotland in place of the Great Seal thereof...
Page 39 - ... submitted to One of His Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, and it shall be lawful for such Secretary of State, if he thinks fit, to alter such Rules and Regulations, or to make additional Rules and Regulations thereto, and to subscribe a Certificate or Declaration that such Rules and Regulations as submitted to him, or altered or added to, are proper to be enforced; and when such Secretary of State shall have subscribed such Certificate or Declaration, such Rules and Regulations, Alterations...
Page 42 - ... of an act passed in the fourth and fifth years of the reign of Queen Anne, intituled, An Act for the amendment of the law and the better advancement of justice...
Page 37 - WHEREAS an Act was passed in the sixth year of the reign of his Majesty King George the Fourth, intituled An Act to alter and amend an Act passed in the 6 Geo. 4. Thirty-ninth and Fortieth Year of King George the Third, c...
Page 57 - ... in supplying him with sufficient food of wholesome quality, instead of confining him to bread and water : — in alleviating his mental discomfort by giving him employment : — by the regular visits of the officers of the prison, of the Governor, Surgeon, Turnkeys, or Trades...
Page 54 - The comparatively innocent are seduced, the unwary are entrapped, and the tendency to crime in offenders not entirely hardened is confirmed by the language, the suggestions, and the example of more depraved and systematic criminals.
Page 46 - And be it enacted, that in estimating the annual value of lands and heritages, the same shall be taken to be the rent at which one year with another such lands and heritages might in their actual state be reasonably expected to let from year to year...

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