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PRINTERS TO THE QUEEN'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY:

And published in Numbers, Price 2d. each, By W. BENNING & Co., Law BOOKSELLERS AND PUBLISHERS,

43, Fleet Street,

1849.

350.942 G79

1849

A:

TABLE

OF

The Public GENERAL STATUTES passed in the

Second Session of the FIFTEENTH Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

12 & 13 VICTORIA.

PUBLIC GENERAL ACTS.

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I. N Act to consolidate the Boards of Excise and Stamps

and Taxes into One Board of Commissioners of Inland Revenue, and to make Provision for the Collection of such

Revenue. II. An Act to continue, until the First Day of September One

thousand eight hundred and forty-nine, an Act of the last Session, for empowering the Lord Lieutenant or other Chief Governor or Governors of Ireland to apprehend and detain such Persons as he or they shall suspect of conspiring against Her Majesty's Person and Government.

11 III. An Act to apply the Sum of Eight Millions out of the

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

13 IV. An Act to amend the Laws relating to the Appointment of Vice Guardians of Unions in Ireland.

15 V. An Act to authorize an Advance of Money for the Relief of certain distressed Poor Law Unions in Ireland.

17 VI. An Act to repeal an Act of the Twenty-first Year of George

the Second, for holding the Summer Assizes at Buckingham ; and to authorize the Appointment of a more convenient Place for holding the same.

18 VII. An Act to authorize the Inclosure of certain Lands in

pursuance of the Fourth Annual General Report of the Inclosure Commissioners for England and Wales.

19 VIII. An

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VIII. An Act to remove Doubts as to the Appointment of

Overseers in Cities and Boroughs.

IX. An Act to indemnify such Persons in the United Kingdom

as have omitted to qualify themselves for Offices and Em-

ployments, and to extend the Time limited for those Pur-

poses respectively until the Twenty-fifth Day of March One

thousand eight hundred and fifty.

21

X. An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the

better Payment of the Army and their Quarters. 26

XI. An Act to amend the Laws in England and Ireland relative

to Larceny and other Offences connected therewith. 84

XII. An Act for the Regulation of Her Majesty's Royal

Marine Forces while on shore.

85

XIII. An Act to provide a more effectual Regulation and Con-

trol over the Maintenance of poor Persons in Houses not being

the Workhouses of any Union or Parish.

137

XIV. An Act to enable Overseers of the Poor and Surveyors

of the Highways to recover the Costs of distraining for

Rates.

140

XV. An Act to amend an Act of the Fifty-fourth Year of King

George the Third, for the Recovery of small Sums due for

Wages in Ireland.

150

XVI. An Act to protect Justices of the Peace in Ireland from .

vexatious Actions for Acts done by them in the Execution of

their Office.

151

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. 156

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.

158

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

Eleventh Years of Her present Majesty, for authorizing the

Removal of Prisoners from the several Gaols in Ireland in

Cases of Epidemic Diseases.

160

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

hundred and eighty-six thousand seven hundred Pounds by

Exchequer Bills, for the Service of the Year One thousand

eight hundred and forty-nine.

160

XXI. An Act to confirm certain Acts of the Legislature of

Newfoundland respecting the rebuilding of the Town of Saint

John's Newfoundland, and to enable the said Legislature to

make other Provisions respecting the rebuilding of the said

Town.

162

XXII. An Act to remove Doubts concerning the Validity

of certain Grants of Land in the Colony of New South

Wales.

XXIII, An

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XXIII. An Act to authorize further Advances of Money for

the Improvement of Landed Property, and the Extension and

Promotion of Drainage and other Works of public Utility, in

Ireland.

XXIV. An Act to make Provision, until the Thirty-first Day

of December One thousand eight hundred and fifty, for a

General Rate in Aid of certain distressed Unions and Elec-

toral Divisions in Ireland.

166

XXV. An Act for giving effect to the Stipulations of a Treaty

between Her Majesty and the Queen of Portugal for the

Apprehension of certain Deserters.

169

XXVI. An Act for granting Relief against Defects in Leases

made under Powers of Leasing in certain Cases. 171

XXVII. An Act to remove Doubts concerning the Transport-

ation of Offenders under Judgment of Death to whom Mercy

may be extended in Ireland,

173

XXVIII. An Act to enable the Commissioners of Greenwich

Hospital to regulate and manage the Markets held at Green-

wich in the County of Kent.

174

XXIX. An Act to amend the Laws in force for the Encourage-

ment of British Shipping and Navigation.

179

XXX. An Act for the better Preservation of Sheep, and more

speedy Detection of Receivers of stolen Sheep, in Ireland. 188

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.

190

XXXII. An Act to continue to the End of the Year One

thousand eight hundred and fifty-one certain temporary

Provisions relating to the Collection of Grand Jury Cess

in Ireland.

193

XXXIII. An Act for regulating the Carriage of Passengers

in Merchant Vessels.

194

XXXIV. An Act to amend an Act regulating the Justice of

the Peace Small Debt Courts in Scotland.

227

XXXV. An Act for requiring annual Returns of the Expen-

diture on Highways in England and Wales to be transmitted

to the Secretary of State, and afterwards laid before Parlia-

ment.

228

XXXVI. An Act to make Provision, during the present Year,

and to the End of the Year One thousand eight hundred and

fifty-one, relating to the Collection of County Cess in Ireland,

and to the Remuneration of the Collectors thereof. 231

XXXVII. An Act to continue to the First Day of October

One thousand eight hundred and fifty, and to the End of the

then next Session of Parliament, an Act to amend the Laws

relating to Loan Societies.

234

XXXVIII. An

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