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After Com. XVII. And be it enacted, That from and after the Time

this Act shall so commence and take effect as aforesaid the folthis Act the following Sta- lowing Statutes and Parts of Statutes, except so far as they tutes or Parts may repeal other Statutes, shall be and shalì be deemed and of Statutes re

taken to be repealed; that is to say, so much of an Act of Parpealed.

liament made and passed in Ireland in the Tenth Year of the 10 Car. 1. st. 2. Reign of His Majesty King Charles the First, intituled An c. 16. (1.)

Act for Ease in pleading against troublesome and contentious
Suits prosecuted against Sheriffs, Justices of Peace, Mayors,
Constables, and certain other Officers, for the lawful Execution
of their Office, as relates to Actions against Justices of the
Peace; and so much of an Act made and passed in the Forty-

third Year of the Reign of His Majesty King George the Third, 43 G. 3. c. 143. intituled An Act for the rendering Justices of the Peace and

Governors and Deputy Governors of Counties and Places in
Ireland more safe in the Execution of their Office ; and for
indemnifying Constables and others acting in obedience to the
Warrants of such Justices of the Peace, Governors, and De-
puty Governors respectively, as relates to Actions against Jus-
tices of the Peace; and a certain other Act made and passed in

the Forty-third Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King 43 G. 3. c. 141. George the Third, intituled An Act to render Justices of the

Peace more safe in the Execution of their Duty; and all other
Actor Acts or Parts of Acts which are inconsistent with the Pro-
visions of this Act; save and except so much of the said several
Acts as repeal any other Acts or Parts of Acts, and also except
as to Proceedings now pending, to which the same or any of

them may be applicable. Act to apply

XVIII. And be it enacted, That this Act shall apply for to Persons

the Protection of all Persons for anything done in the Execuprotected by the repealed

tion of their Office, in all Cases in which, by the Provisions of Statutes. any Act or Acts of Parliament, the several Statutes or Parts

of Statutes herein-before mentioned and by this Act repealed

would have been applicable if this Act had not passed. Act may be

XIX. And be it enacted, That this Act may be amended amended, &c.

or repealed by any Act to be passed in the present Session of
Parliament.

CAP. XVII.
An Act to continue for Five Years so much of an Act

of the Second and Third Years of Her present
Majesty as enables Justices to grant Warrants for
entering Places in which Spirits are sold without
Licence in Ireland.

[11th May 1849.]
WHE

CHEREAS by an Act passed in the Second and Third

Years of the Reign of Her present Majesty, intituled 2& 3 Vict. c. 79. An Act for the better Prevention of the Sale of Spirits by unli

censed Persons in Ireland, it is amongst other things enacted,
““ that if during the Space of Five Years from the passing of
• “the said Act any Oficer or Constable of Police shall make

• Oath

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“ Oath in Writing, to be by him taken and subscribed before

Justice of the Peace within his Jurisdiction (which Oath • "every such Justice is thereby empowered to administer and • “receive), that he, the said Officer or Constable, has good • “Reason to believe that Spirits are retailed or sold without

“a Licence, or kept for Sale without Licence, in any Room,

“ House, or other place within the said District, at or over • « the outer Door of which Room, House, or Place no Sign ““ or Notice is posted or written, importing that the Owner or Occupier thereof is licensed to sell Spirits, it shall be lawful

“ for such Justice, by Warrant under his Hand and Seal, to • "authorize and empower, within the Police District of Dublin .“ Metropolis any Justice or Superintendent Inspector of Police, « " and in any other part of Ireland any Justice or Sub-Inspector « « or Chief Constable of Police, to enter into any such Room, •“ House, or other place as aforesaid at or over the outer Door “ of which no such Sign or Notice shall be posted or written:” • And whereas certain other Provisions of the like temporary · Nature are contained in the said recited Act imposing Penalties

on Persons who shall be convicted of having been found in such • unlicensed Premises, and to have been drinking or tippling • therein, or who shall delay to admit Justices and others seek' ing to enter such Premises for the Purposes of executing such • Warrant, or who shall maliciously or without probable Cause • make such Oath, or enter such Premises, or apprehend Per

sons who shall not be or shall not have recently been tippling therein, and also to define what shall be sufficient Evidence for the Purpose of such Conviction in the Manner in the said Act specified: And whereas the said recited Provisions of the 7& 8 Viet. c. 82

said Act were by an Act of the Seventh and Eighth Years of ' the Reign of Her present Majesty continued in force for the • further Period of Five Years, and will expire on the Twenty• fourth Day of August in this present Year, and it is expedient • to continue the same :' Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's Recited Promost Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent visions of said of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this for Five Years. present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That the said recited Provisions of the said Act shall be and continue in force for the further Period of Five Years from the said Twenty-fourth Day of August in this present Year.

II. And be it enacted, That in every respect, save where it Provisions of is expressly altered by this Act, the said first-recited Act, and recited Act to every Clause, Matter, and Thing therein contained, shall be and apply to this

Act, except as remain in full Force, and shall apply to this Act, as if the same hereby altered. were herein re-enacted.

III. And be it enacted, That this Act may be amended or Act may be repealed by any Act to be passed in this present Session of amended, &c. Parliament.

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CAP. XVIII.
An Act for the holding of Petty Sessions of the Peace

in Boroughs, and for providing Places for the holding
of such Petty Sessions in Counties and Boroughs.

[11th May 1849.]
: WHEREAS certain Meetings of Justices of the Peace

called Petty Sessions of the Peace are holden in and « for certain Divisions of the several Counties of England and " Wales called Petty Sessional Divisions, and important Duties . have lately been assigned to the Justices attending at such

Petty Sessions, and to their Clerks, by certain Acts of Parį liament, and it is desirable to declare and enact that the Sit

tings of Justices of the Peace, or of a Stipendiary Magistrate, ' in and for every City, Borough, or Town Corporate having a

separate Commission of the Peace, or for any part thereof,

shall be deemed a Petty Sessions of the Peace within the
* Meaning of such Acts, and that Buildings or Places at which
• such Petty Sessions may be holden shall, where necessary, be
• provided : Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's most Ex-
cellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the

Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present
Petty Sessions Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That
of the Peace in
Boroughs.

Sitting and Acting of Justices of the Peace, or of a
every
Stipendiary Magistrate, in and for any City, Borough, or Town
Corporate having a separate Commission of the Peace, or any
Part thereof, within England and Wales, at any Police Court or
other Place appointed in that Behalf, shall be deemed a Petty
Sessions of the Peace, and the District for which the same shall
be holden shall be deemed a Petty Sessional Division, within the
Meaning of any Acts of Parliament, already made or hereafter
to be made, having relation to such Petty Sessions, or to any

Business to be transacted thereat.
Justices at

II. And be it enacted, That in all Cases where at present

there are not, or where hereafter there shall not be, any fit or Quarter Ses. sions, or the

proper Place for the holding of such Petty Sessions within any Council in

such Petty Sessional Division as aforesaid, in any County, Boroughs, may Riding, Liberty, or Division within England and Wales, or provide, Places within any City, Borough, or Town Corporate within the same, Petty Sessions, it shall be lawful for the Justices of the Peace for any such

County, Riding, Liberty, or Division, in General or Quarter
Sessions assembled, and for the Council or other governing Body
in

any such City, Borough, or Town Corporate having a separate
Commission of the Peace, respectively, if they shall respectively
think fit, from Time to Time to direct that fit and proper Places
be hired or otherwise provided for the holding of such Petty Ses-
sions of the Peace within any such Petty Sessional Division as
aforesaid, and that the Expenses thereof and attendant thereon
be paid out of the County Rate or Borough Fund respectively, as
the Case may be: Provided always, that no such Direction for
hiring or otherwise providing any Place for the bolding of such
Petty Sessions shall be given by the Justices for any such

County,

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General or

County, Riding, Liberty, or Division, so assembled as aforesaid, unless an Application in Writing for that Purpose, signed by the Justices of the Peace acting in such Petty Sessional Division, or the major Part of such Justices, shall have been transmitted to the Clerk of the Peace Six Weeks at the least before the holding of the General or Quarter Sessions at which such Direction shall be given; and the Clerk of the Peace shall cause Notice of such Application to be published in some Newspaper circulating in the same County, Riding, Liberty, or Division, and in which the Advertisements of County Business are usually inserted, Fourteen Days at the least before the holding of such General or Quarter Sessions: Provided always, The Justices or that in every such Case when it may be so required to provide Council may a fit and proper Place for the holding of such Petty Sessions as Use of the aforesaid, if it shall appear to the Justices so assembled as County

Court aforesaid, or to the Council of such City, Borough, or Town for that PurCorporate respectively, that the County Court for the District pose. is bolden in any Building or Place which would be appropriate for the holding of such Petty Sessions, it shall be lawful for such Justices or Council respectively to contract with the Treasurer of such County Court for the Use and Occupation thereof or of so much thereof as may be needed for the Purposes of such Petty Sessions, for such Time or Times, weekly or otherwise, and at such annual Rent, and subject to such Conditions as to Repairs, Alterations, or Improvements of such Building or Place, as may be agreed upon.

III. Provided always, and be it enacted, That where Justices Justices of the of the Peace, acting as such for Two or more adjoining Counties, Peace of dif.

ferent Counties Ridings, Liberties, or Divisions, hold Petty Sessions, on or near

may provide the common Boundaries of such Counties, Ridinge, Liberties, or Places for Divisions, it shall be lawful for the Justices of the Peace of each holding Petty of such Counties, Ridings, Liberties, or Divisions, upon such Ap- joint Expense plication as herein-before provided, to agree with the Justices of of such Counthe Peace of the other or others of such Counties, Ridings, Liber- ties. ties, or Divisions, that a Place for the holding of such Petty Sessions be hired or otherwise provided within either of such Counties, Ridings, Liberties, or Divisions, and that the same be 80 hired or otherwise provided at the joint Expense of such Counties, Ridings, Liberties, or Divisions, in such Manner and Proportions as in the said Agreement shall be specified; and all the Provisions of an Act of the last Session, intituled An Act to 11 & 12 Viet. provide for the Expenses of erecting and maintaining Lock-up Houses on the Borders of Counties, concerning the Appointment and re-assembling of Committees, filling up Vacancies in Committees, the Proceedings of Committees, tħe Agreement to be drawn by them (except so far as respects the Appointment and Salary of a Superintendent Constable), and the Powers of the Court of General or Quarter Sessions and of Committees in relation to such Agreement, and the executing the same, and doing all necessary Acts consequential upon such Agreement, shall extend and be applicable to every Agreement to be made under this Act by and between the Justices of Two or more

such

Sessions at the

c. 101.

such Counties, Ridings, Liberties, or Divisions as aforesaid, as if such Provisions had been here repeated, and the Agreement to be made as aforesaid under this Act, and the Place to be provided for the holding of such Petty Sessions as aforesaid, had been substituted in such Provisions for such Agreement and Lock-up House as in the said Act mentioned.

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10 & 11 Vict. e, 45.

CAP. XIX.
An Act to make perpetual an Act of the Tenth and

Eleventh Years of Her present Majesty, for autho-
rizing the Removal of Prisoners from the several
Gaols in Ireland in Cases of Epidemic Diseases.

[11th May 1849.] WHEREAS an Act was passed in the Session of Parlia

ment holden in the Tenth and Eleventh Years of the Reign of Her present Majesty, intituled An Act to authorize · for One Year, and to the End of the then next Session of Parliament, the Removal of Prisoners from the several Gaols in • Ireland in cases of Epidemic Diseases : And whereas the • said Act will expire at the End of the present Session of

Parliament, and it is expedient to make the said Act per• petual:' Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the

Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Recited Act Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That made perpetual. the said recited Act shall be and the same is hereby made

perpetual. Act may be II. And be it enacted, That this Act may be amended or amended, &c. repealed by any Act to be passed in this present Session of Parliament.

CAP. XX.
An Act for raising the Sum of Seventeen millions

seven hundred and eighty-six thousand seven hun-
dred Pounds by Exchequer Bills, for the Service of
the Year One thousand eight hundred and forty-nine.

[11th May 1849.] Most Gracious Sovereign, E, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal Subjects, the

Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, in Parliament assembled, towards raising the necessary Supplies which we have cheerfully granted to Your Majesty in this Session of Parliament, have resolved to give and grant unto Your Majesty the Sum herein-after mentioned; and do therefore most humbly beseech Your Majesty that it may be enacted; and be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and

Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, 'Treasury and by the Authority of the same, That it shall be lawful for may raise 17,786,7001, the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury of the United

Kingdom

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