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Tenths], her Depth in Hold at Midships is [ Feet

Tenths, that she is [how rigged] rigged with a [standing or running] Bowsprit, is (Description s of Stern] sterned, [Carvel or Clincher] built, has [whether

any or not] Gallery, and [Kind of Head, if any,] Head, that the • Framework and planking (or plating] is (state whether of Wood 'or Iron] and that she is [state whether a Sailing Vessel or a F Steamer, and if a Steamer, state whether propelled by Paddle Wheels or Screw Propellers] ; and the said subscribing Owners s having consented and agreed to the above Description, and

having caused sufficient Security to be given as required by & Law, the said Ship or Vessel called the [Name] has been duly

registered at the Port of (Name of Port]. Certified under

our Hands at the Custom House in the said Port of (Name * of Port], this [Date] Day of (Name of Month] in the Year · [Words at Length]. (Signed)

Collector. (Signed)

Comptroller.' And on the Back of such Certificate of Registry there shall be an Account of the Parts or Shares held by each of the Owners mentioned and described in such Certificate, in the Form and Manner following:

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Names of the several Owners within

mentioned.

Number of Sixty-fourth Shares held by

each Owner.

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Form of
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Comptroller. (Signed)

Collector. XIX. And be it enacted, That the following Declaration shall be substituted for the Declaration by the said Act directed to be made by the Owner or Owners of any Vessel previous to the Registry thereof: I 4. B. of [Place of Residence and Occupation] do truly de

clare, That the Ship or Vessel [Name] of [Port or Place], whereof (Master's Name] is at present Master, being [Kind of * Build, Burthen, et cætera, as described in the Certificate of the

Surveying Officer), was (when and where built, or, if Prize or

forfeited, Capture, and Condemnation as such, or (if the Vessel ''be Foreign built, and the Owner does not know when and where

she was built,) that the said Vessel is Foreign built, and that I * do not know the Time and Place of her building), and that

I the said A.B. (and the other Owners Numes and Occupa* tions; if any, and where they respectively reside,] am (or are]

sole Owner (or Owners] of the said Vessel, and that no other • Person or Persons whatever hath or have any Right, Title,

Interest,

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Interest, Share, or Property therein or thereto ; and that I Registry. the said A. B. [and the said other Owners, if any,] am [or are] truly and bonâ fide a Subject [or Subjects] of Great • Britain, and that I the said A. B. have not [nor have

any of « the other Owners, to the best of my Knowledge and Belief,] • taken the Oath of Allegiance to any Foreign State what• ever [except under the Terms of some Capitulation, describing ? the Particulars thereof ], or that since my taking (or his or

their taking] the Oath of Allegiance to [naming the Foreign States respectively to which he or any of the said Owners shall have taken the same] I have for he or they hath or have]

become a Denizen (or Denizens, or naturalized Subject or
· Subjects, as the Case may be,] of the United Kingdom of
* Great Britain and Ireland, by Her Majesty's Letters Patent
's (or by an Act of Parliament, or by or under or by virtue of an

Act or Ordinance of the Legislature of
• been authorized by an Act or Ordinance of the Legislature
of

to hold Shares in British Shipping within the
said Colony, and since the passing of such Act or Ordinance I
I have for he or they hath or have taken the Oath of Allegiance

to Her Majesty Queen Victoria] [naming the Times when such
· Letters of Denization have been granted respectively, or the Year

or Years in which such Act or Acts of Naturalization, or such
Colonial Acts or Ordinances, have passed respectively), and that
''no Foreigner, directly or indirectly, hath any Share or Part
• Interest in the said Ship or Vessel: '
Provided always, that if it shall become necessary to register
any Ship or Vessel belonging to any Corporate Body in the
United Kingdom, the following Declaration, in lieu of the De-
claration herein-before directed, shall be made and subscribed
by the Secretary or other proper Officer of such Corporate
Body; (that is to say,)
I A.B., Secretary or Officer of (Name of Company or Corpo-

ration], do truly declare, That the Ship or Vessel [Name]
of [Port] whereof (Master's Name] is at present Master,

being [Kind of Build, Burthen, &c., as described in the Certi* ficate of the Surveying Officer), was (when and where built, ór, sif Prize or forfeited, Capture and Condemnation as such], or

[if the Vesselbe Foreign built, and that such Secretary or Officer does not know when and where built,] that the said • Vessel is Foreign built, and that I do not know the Time and * Place of the building, and that the same doth wholly and truly * belong to [name the Company or Corporation.]'

XX. And be it enacted, That notwithstanding that by the Proviso for said recited Act for the registering of British Vessels it is Vessels under

Fifteen Tons enacted, that in case any Ship, not being duly registered, shall exercise any of the Privileges of a British Vessel, the same shall Inland Navibe forfeited, nevertheless all Boats or Vessels under Fifteen gation, and for Tong Burthen, wholly owned and navigated by British Subjects, Thirty Tons although not registered as British Ships, shall be admitted to be Burthen for the British Vessels in all Navigation in the Rivers and upon the Newfoundland

Burthen in

Coasts Fishery.

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Act to take effect on 1st Jan. 1850.

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Registry. Coasts of the United Kingdom or of the British Possessions

abroad, and not proceeding over Sea, except within the Limits
of the respective Colonial Governments within which the mana-
ging Owner's of such Vessels respectively reside ; and that all
Boats or Vessels wholly owned and navigated by British Sub-
jects, not exceeding the Burthen of Thirty Tons, and not having
a whole or fixed Deck, and being employed solely in fishing on
the Banks and Shores of Newfoundland and of the Parts adjacent;
or on the Banks and Shores of the Provinces of Canada, Nova
Scotia, br New Brunsicick adjacent to the Gulf of Saint Laws
rence, or on the North of Cape Canso, or of the Islands within
the same, or in trading Coastwise within the said Limits, shall
be admitted to be British Boats or Vessels, although not regiss
tered, so long as such Boats or Vessels shall be solely so em
ployed.

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1.XXI. And be it enacted, That this Act shall come into
operation on the First Day of January One thousand eight hun-

dred and fifty. 'l'.
Act may be XXII. 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.

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CAP. XXX

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An Act for the better Preservation of Sheep, and more

speedy Detection of Receivers of stolen Sheep, in
Ireland.

[26th June 1849,)
HEREAS it is expedient to make Provision for the

more speedy Detection of the Receivers of stolen Sheep in Ireland: 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 ParPower to Con. liament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That stables to search from and after the passing of this Act, if any credible Witness suspected

shall prove on Oath before à Justice of the Peace for any Sheep, &c. sup- County in Ireland that there is reasonable Cause to suspect posed to have

that the Carcase of any Sheep or Lamb stolen from any Person,
been stolen,
and apprehend' or any Mutton, Fat, Skin, or Fleece of such Sheep or Lamb,
Parties, &c. is concealed in any Dwelling House, Outhouse, Garden, Yard,

or other Place or Places, and if the Carcase of any Sheep or
Lamb, or any Mutton, Mutton Fat, Skin, or Fleece, so sus-
pected to have been stolen, shall, by virtue of any Search
Warrant issued by such Justice, be found in the Possession
of any Person with his Knowledge in or at such Dwelling
House, Outhouse, Garden, Yard, or other Place or Places
specified in such Warrant, or on any Premises specified in
such Warrant, of any Person, with his Knowledge, it shall be
lawful for any Justice or Justices before whom such Person
shall be brought (unless such Person shall satisfy said Justice
or Justices that he came lawfully by the same) to commit such
Person to the Common Gaol or House of Correction, in order

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that he may be brought forward for Trial at the next Court
of Petty Sessions, unless he enter into such Bail, with One
or more solvent or sufficient Securities, as may be required
for his Appearance before such Court;/ and if such Person 80 Penalty on
apprehended, after Proof upon Oath of such finding of such Persons appre-
Careass, Muttony Mutton Fat, Skin, lor Fleece as aforesaid, hended if Car-
shall not satisfy the Justices sitting at Petty Sessions that he casses, &c. not
came lawfully thereby, he shall be held guilty of a Misdemeanots been lawfully
and shall fartait and pay any Sum, not exceeding Five Pounds, come by.
which to such Justices shall seem fit, together with the Charges
previous to and attending his Conviction, which such Justices
are hereby authorized to awards and upon Nonpayment thereof, On Nonpay.
either immediately after the Conviction or within such Period ment of Penalty,
as such Justices at the Time of such Conviction shall appointy Committal for
(which they are hereby empowered to appoint,) such Justices specified
shall commit such Offender to the Common Gaol or House of
Correction of the County in which such Offence shall have
been committed, by Warrant under their Hands and Seals,
there to remain without Bail or Mainprize, with or without
hard Labour, as the said Justices may see fit, for any Time
not exceeding Three Calendar Months, unless the Penalty and
such Charges, if so awarded, shall be sooner paid ; such pecu• Application of
niary Penalty to be divided, by the Justices before whom such Penalty.
Conviction has been made into equal Portions, one Portion to
be given to the nearest Dispensary, and the other to be paid
and applied according to the Provisions of an Act passed in the
Session held in the first and Second Years of the Reign of Her
present Majesty, intituled An Act for the more effectual levying 1& 2 Vict. c. 99.
of Fines, Penalties, Issues, Deadands, and Amerciaments, and of
forfeited Recognizances estreated, in Ireland, and for the Appli-
cation and Distribution thereof, or /of any Act or Acts amend-
ing the said Action Final

II. Provided always and be it enacted, That if the Justices If Case appears before whom such Person shall be so brought or shall so appear fit for Indictshall find the Evidence given against such Person before such ment for reJustices to be such that in the Opinion of such Justices the to abstain from Case is one in which there ought to be a Prosecution by Indict, adjudicating in ment for Felony, it shall be lawful for such Justices to abstain

a summary

Way.
from, adjudicating in a summary Manner thereon, and to deal
with the Case as one to be prosecuted at the Assizes or Quarter
Sessions. 10 lit til

III. And be it enacted, That in case any Person convicted Parties punish-
under this Act shall have paid the Sum adjudged to be paid, Act not to be
together with Costs, if awarded under such Conviction, or shall proceeded
have receivedia Remission thereof, from the-Crown, or shall against a Se-
have suffered - the Imprisonment awarded for:- Nonpayment cond Time for
thereof, in every such Case he shall be released from all
further or other Proceedings for the same Cause.

IV. Provided always, and be it enacted, That the Prosecu- Limitation of tion for every Offence punishable on summary Conviction by Prosecution. virtue of this Act shall be commenced within Two Months after the Commitment of the Offence, and not otherwise.

V. And

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Interpretation V. And be it enacted, That in the Construction of this Act
of Terms.

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; and the Word “ County" shall extend to and include
County of a City, County of a Town or City, or Town and

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

CAP. XXXI.
An Act for requiring the Transmission of the annual

Abstracts and Statements of Trustees of Turnpike
Roads and Bridges in Scotland to the Secretary of
State to be laid before Parliament.

[26th June 1849.]
WH

HEREAS an Act was passed in the Session of Par

liament holden in the First and Second Years of the

Reign of His late Majesty King William the Fourth, intituled 1 & 2W.4, c.43. An Act for amending and making more effectual the Laws

concerning Turnpike Roads in Scotland, by which it was en-
'acted, that the Trustees of every Turnpike Road should and

they were thereby required, either by themselves or some
• Committee of their Number, annually to examine the Vouchers
* and audit and settle the Accounts of the respective Clerks
. and Treasurers appointed by them, and to examine into the

State of the Revenues and Debts, distinguishing bonded from
floating Debts, of the several Roads for which they should act

as Trustees, and to make up Abstracts of such Accounts,
"}}which Abstracts should contain a Statement of the Revenues

" and Debts of the Trust, and also an Account of all Bonds
given by the Trustees, and the Dates thereof, and which said
Abstracts of Accounts and Statements should be signed by not
less than Three of the Trustees; and it is expedient that such

annual Accounts and Statements, and also similar annual
• Accounts and Statements of Bridge Trusts, should be trans-
mitted to One of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State
• for the Purpose of being revised and afterwards laid before
• both Houses of Parliament:' 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 Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of Clerks of Road the same, That the several and respective Clerks to such Trus

, c transmit to

tees, by whom or by whose Committees such Abstracts of Secretary of Accounts and Statements of Revenues and Debts of the reState Abstracts spective Turnpike Trusts under the Charge of such Trustees

are directed to be made and signed as aforesaid, and also the
several and respective Clerks to the Trustees acting under any
Act or Acts of Parliament for building or maintaining aný
Bridge in Scotland, shall, on or before the First Day of Octo-

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of Accounts and Statements of Revenues and Debts.

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