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ber One thousand eight hundred and forty-nine, transmit to One of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State Abstracts and Statements made up and signed as in the said recited Act prescribed, and according to the Form contained in the Schedule (A.) annexed to this Act, or as nearly in the said Form as Circumstances will permit, for the Period of a Year preceding the Term of Whitsunday One thousand eight hundred and forty-nine, and shall in like Manner upon the First Day of October in all future Years transmit to One of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State the like Abstracts and Statements made up and signed in the Manner directed by the said recited Act, and in the Form of the said Schedule (A.), or as nearly in the said Form as Circumstances will permit, for the Year ending at the preceding Term of Whitsunday; and if any Clerk to such Trustees shall refuse or neglect to transmit such annual Abstracts and Statements within the Time herein-before prescribed, then and in every such Case every Clerk so offending shall for every such Offence forfeit and pay any Sum not exceeding Ten Pounds nor less than Five Pounds, at the Discretion of the Sheriff of the County within which the larger Proportion of the Turnpike Roads comprehended within such Turnpike Trust are situated or within which such Clerk resides.

| II. And be it enacted, That the Secretary of State to whom Secretary of such annual Abstracts and Statements shall be transmitted State to cause

Abstracts to be shall cause the same to be revised, abstracted, and arranged, and laid before laid before both Houses of Parliament, together with any Ob- Parliament. servations which he may think proper to make respecting the State, Condition, and Repair of the Roads and Bridges or any of them, or respecting the Debts, Revenues, Expenditure, and Management of any such Turnpike and Bridge Trusts.

III. And be it enacted, That when and as often as the Trus- If Road Acts tees of any Turnpike Road or Bridge shall have entered into proposed to be

amended Clerk a Resolution to apply to Parliament for any new Turnpike Road or Bridge Act

, or for the Continuation of the Term solution and and Powers of the Act under which any Turnpike Road or Particulars to Bridge is regulated, or for the Alteration or Enlargement of Secretary of the Powers and Provisions of such Act, or any of them, or for an Alteration of the Tolls or Pontages to be levied on such Turnpike Road or Bridge, the Clerk of such Trustees shall immediately thereupon transmit a Copy of such Resolution to One of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, together with a Copy of any special Clauses proposed to be inserted in the intended Act, and also a Statement of the Alteration of Tolls or Pontages intended to be made.

: Iy. And be it enacted, That the Penalties hereby imposed Penalties how shall be recovered and applied in such and the like Manner as to be recovered

and applied. the Penalties imposed by the said recited Act are directed to be recovered and applied.

V. 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. XXXII.

wald An Act to continue to the End of the Year One

thousand eight hundred and fifty-one certain tem. porary Provisions relating to the Collection of Grand Jury Cess in Ireland.

[26th June, 1849.] THEREAS by an Act passed in the last Session of Para

liament, intituled An Act to remove Difficulties in the 11&12 Vict. Appointment of Collectors of Grand Jury Cess in Ireland in c. 26. s. 4. certain Cases, and to remove Doubts as to the Jurisdiction of

the Divisional Justices of the Police District of Dublin Metro * polis relating to the Recovery of Poor Rates, and other "Cases,

it is amongst other things enacted, that it shall and may be • lawful for the Grand Jury at any Assizes in Ireland held ' after the passing of the said Act, and before the End of the • Year One thousand eight hundred and forty-nine, if they shall. • think fit, in Cases where Difficulties shall occur in the Collec* tion of the public Monies as therein mentioned, to present, ' without previous Application to Presentment Sessions, a Sum • not exceeding One Shilling in the Pound on the Amount of • the Collection of such Monies from such Barony or Baronies • where such Difficulties shall occur, to be paid to any High

Provision of · Constable or Collector for his Trouble in collecting the same : recited Act * And whereas it is expedient that the said Provision should be enabling Grand * further continued:' Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's Juries to pre

sent increased most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent'of

Poundage the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present where DifficulParliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That ties occur in the said Provision of the said recited Act shall be continued of public Moand be in force to the End of the Year One thousand eight nies, further hundred and fifty-one.

II. - And whereas by another Act passed in the last Session of Parliament, intituled An Act to facilitate the Collection of 11 & 12 Vict. County Cess in Ireland, it is amongst other things provided, c. 82. • that in case it should appear to the Grand Jury of any County

assembled at the Summer Assizes of that present Year, or to • the Magistrates assembled at a Special Sessions of the Peace, • as therein-after directed, that a Collector could not be pro

cured to collect Grand Jury Cess for an entire Barony, then • it might be lawful for such Grand Jury, or for the Magis*trates at such Special Sessions, to appoint duly qualified • Persons for such convenient Districts as to them might seem ' fit, provided that such Districts together comprise the whole • Barony; and further Provision is thereby made relating to

the Collectors of such Cess, and the Payment of the same: ' And whereas all the said Provisions being temporary it is • expedient to continue the same for a limited Time:' Be it therefore enacted, That the last-recited Act shall be extended Provisions of and continued to the End of the Year One thousand eight hun

continued to dred and fifty-one, and that the Provisions of the said Act, and the End of the No. 13. Price 2d.] N

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the respective Powers and Authorities by the said Act given to
Grand Juries at the Assizes, and to Magistrates at any Ses-
sions, shall be respectively applied and extended to Grand
Juries at any Assizes and to Magistrates at any Sessions re-
spectively, as the Case may be, within the Period for which the

said Act is hereby extended and continued.
Act may be III. 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. XXXIII.
An Act for regulating the Carriage of Passengers in
Merchant Vessels.

[13th July 1849.]
· WHEREAS it is expedient to amend and consolidate, and

for that Purpose to repeal, the existing Laws relating • to the Carriage of Passengers by Sea, and in certain respects o to make other Provisions in lieu thereof :' 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 From and after Authority of the same, That an Act passed in the Session of 1st Oct. 1849

Parliament held in the Fifth and Sixth Years of the Reign of the following Acts repealed; Her present Majesty, intituled An Act for regulating the Car

riage of Passengers in Merchant Vessels, also an Act passed in 5 & 6 Vict. the Eighth Year of the Reign of Her present Majesty, intituled

An Act to exempt Ships carrying Passengers to North America 8&9 Vict.c. 14.;

from the Obligation of having on board a Physician, Surgeon, or 10&11 Vict.

Apothecary, also an Act passed in the Session of Parliament c. 103.;

held in the Tenth and Eleventh Years of Her present Majesty,
intituled An Act to amend the Passengers Act, and to make
further Provision for the Carriage of Passengers by Sea, and also

an Act passed in the Eleventh Year of the Reign of Her present 11 & 12 Vict. Majesty, intituled 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, shall from

and after the First Day of October One thousand eight hundred Commence- and forty-nine be severally repealed, and that from that Date ment of Act.

this Act shall take effect and have the Force of Law: Provided

nevertheless, that all Acts and Provisions repealed by the said Saving of exist. recited Acts or any of them shall remain repealed: And proing Liabilities; vided also, that any Fine, Forfeiture, or Penalty to which any

Person may have become liable under the said recited Acts or
any of them shall and may be sued for and recovered, and that
any Right of Action which may have accrued to any Person by
virtue of the said recited Acts or any of them, and that any
Bond which may have been given thereunder to Her Majesty,
shall and may be enforced hereafter in such and the same

Manner in all respects as if this present Act had not been and Orders i passed: Provided also, that nothing in this Act contained shall Council. be held to invalidate any Order in Council which may have been made by Her Majesty, with the Advice of Her Privý

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Council, in pursuance of the Powers given by the said last-
recited Act, but the same shall remain in force until altered or
revoked by any Order in Council made under the Provisions of
this Act.

II. And be it enacted, That in other Acts of Parliament, and Short Title of
in all legal or other Proceedings, it shall be sufficient to cite Act.
this Act by the Title of the “ Passengers Act, 1849.".

III. And be it enacted, That, for the Purposes of this Act, Definition of the following Terms, whenever they occur, shall respectively Terms used in have the following Significations; (that is to say,) the Term “ United Kingdom" shall signify Great Britain and Ireland, United and the Islands of Guernsey, Jersey, Alderney, Sark, Scilly, and Kingdom ;" Man ; the Term “ North America” shall signify and include the Bermudas, and all Ports and Places on the Eastern Coast of America;" the Continent of North America, or in the Islands adjacent or near thereto, or in the Gulf of Mexico; the Term “ West “ West Indies;" Indies" shall signify the West India Islands, the Bahamas British Guiana, and Honduras ; the Term “Governor” shall « Governor ;" signify the Person who for the Time being shall be lawfully administering the Government of any British Colony in which he may be acting; the Term “Ship” shall signify any De- “ Ship;" scription of Sea-going Vessel, whether British or Foreign; the Term “ Passenger Ship” shall signify every Description of such “ Passenger Ship carrying upon any Voyage to which the Provisions of Ship;” this Act shall extend a greater Number of Passengers than in the Proportion of One Passenger to every Twenty-five Tons of the registered Tonnage of such Ship; the Terms “Passage “ Passage and “ Passenger” shall include all Passages and Passengers, and Passenexcept the Class of Passages and Passengers commonly de- ger;" scribed as Cabin Passages and Cabin Passengers; and the Term “ Master” shall signify the Person who for the Time being shall “ Master;" be in charge or Command of any such Ship or “ Passenger Ship;" and that, unless there be something in the Subject Number and Matter or Context repugnant thereto, every Word importing Gender. the Singular Number or the Masculine Gender only shall include several Persons, Matters, or Things, as well as Person, Matter, or Thing, and Females as well as Males respectively; and that every Word importing the Plural Number shall include one Person or Thing as well as several Persons or Things.

IV. And be it enacted, That this Act shall extend to every To what VesPassenger Ship” proceeding on any Voyage from the United selsand Voyages Kingdom to any Place out of Europe, and not being within the Mediterranean Sea, and on every Colonial Voyage as hereinafter described, but shall not extend to any of Her Majesty's Ships of War, nor to any Ships in the Service of the Commissioners for executing the Office of Lord High Admiral of the United Kingdom, nor to any Ship of War or Transport in the Service of the East India Company, nor to any Steam Vessel carrying the Royal Mails or carrying Mails under Contract with the Government of the Country to which such Steam Vessel may belong

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