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1845.

SIX VOLUMES:-CONTENTS OF THE

FIRST VOLUME.

N.B.--THE Figures at the beginning of the line, correspond with the at the
foot of each Bill; and the Figures at the end of the line, refer to the MS. Paging
of the Volumes arranged for The House of Commons.

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Accidents Compensation :

405. Bill, intituled, An Act for compensating the Families of Persons killed by

Accident

p. 1

Apprehension of Offenders :

567. Bill, intituled, An Act for facilitating Execution of the Treaties with France and

the United States of America for the Apprehension of certain Offenders -

Arrestment of Wages (Scotland):

208. Bill to abolish the Arrestment of Wages in Scotland -

368. (No. 2.) Bill to amend the Law of Arrestment of Wages in Scotland

Art Unions:

393. Bill for legalizing Art Unions -

13

466. (No. 2.) Bill to continue, for a Time to be limited, an Act of the seventh and

eighth Years of Her present Majesty for the Indemnification of Persons con-

nected with Art Unions and others against certain Penalties

17

506. Same (as amended by the Committee]

19

Assessed Taxes Composition :

385. Bill to continue and amend the Acts for authorizing a Composition for Assessed

Taxes

402. Same (as amended by the Committee)

37
Assignment of Terms :

483. Bill, intituled, An Act to render the Assignment of satisfied Terms unnecessary 53

Auction Duties Repeal :

199. Bill to repeal the Duties of Excise on Sales by Auction, and to impose a new

Duty on the License to be taken out by all Auctioneers in the United

Kingdom

55

Bail in Error:

497. Bill, intituled, An Act to stay Execution of Judgment for Misdemeanors upon

giving Bail in Error

61

Banking (Scotland):

256. Bill to regulate the Issue of Bank Notes in Scotland -

344. Same (as amended by the Committee]

75
Banking (Ireland):

281. Bill to regulate the Issue of Bank Notes in Ireland, and to regulate the Repayment

of certain Sums advanced by the Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland

for the Public Service

89

345. Same (as amended by the Committee]

109

Bankruptcy and Insolvency:

626. Bill to amend the Laws relating to Bankruptcy and Insolvency -

133

Vol. 1.-Sess. 1845.

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Bankrupts Declaration :

461. Bill, intituled, An Act to substitute a Declaration for an Oath in Cases of

Bankruptcy

p. 145

Bastardy:

68. Bill to make certain Provisions for Proceedings in Bastardy

147

104. Same (as amended by the Committee)

163

236. Amendments made by the Lords

179

Bills of Exchange, &c. :

387. Bill to continue an Act for exempting certain Bills of Exchange and Promissory

Notes from the Operation of the Laws relating to Usury

185

Bonded Corn :

468. Bill to continue and amend an Act of the fifth and sixth Years of Her present

Majesty, for permitting Wheat to be delivered from the Warehouse or the vessel

Duty free, upon the previous Substitution of an equivalent Quantity of Flour or

Biscuit in the Warehouse

187

Borough and Watch Rates :

443. Bill for the better collecting Borough and Watch Rates in certain Places

191

British Vessels :

532. Bill for the Registering of British Vessels

197

Calico Print-Works :

116. Bill to regulate the Labour of Children in the Calico Print-Works of Great Britain

and Ireland

227

229. Same (as amended on Second Re-commitment] -

235

Canal Companies' Carriers :

254. Bill to enable Canal Companies to become Carriers of Goods upon their Canals 261

Canal Companies' Tolls :

253. Bill to empower Canal Companies and the Commissioners of Navigable Rivers to

vary their Tolls, Rates and Charges on different Parts of their Navigations 267

Charitable Trusts :

430. Bill, intituled, An Act for securing the due Administration of Charitable Trusts in

England and Wales

273

Chattel Interests (Real Property):

213. Bill to declare to be valid Assignments, Surrenders, and Releases of Chattel

Interests in Real Property, made in certain Cases

293

Church Building Act Amendment:

441. Bill, intituled, An Act for the further Amendment of the Church Building Acts 295

512. Same (as amended by the Committee)

311

572. Same [as amended by the Committee, on Re-commitment, and on Report] 327

Coal Trade (Port of London) :

312.

Bill to continue the Acts for regulating the Vend and Delivery of Coals in London

and Westminster, and in certain Parts of the adjacent Counties, and to alter and

amend the said Acts

343

382. Same (as amended by the Committee)

347

511. Same (as amended by the Select Committee, and on Re-commitment] - 351

Colleges (Ireland):

299. Bill to enable Her Majesty to endow New Colleges for the Advancementof Learning

in Ireland -

357

400. Same (as amended by the Committee]

- 365

Colonial Passengers :

228. Bill to exempt Ships carrying Passengers to North America from the Obligation

of having on Board a Physician, Surgeon or Apothecary

375

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AN ACT for compensating the Families of

Persons killed by Accidents.

W person who by his wrongful act, neglect or default

may

1.

to be main

HEKEAS no Action at Law is now maintainable against Preamble. a person

who by his wrongful act, neglect or default may have caused the death of another person, and it is oftentimes right

and expedient that the wrongdoer in such case should be answerable 5 in damages for the injury so caused by him ; 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 the

same, THAT whensoever any person shall by his wrongful act, neglect An Action 10 or default have caused the death of another person, and the act, tainable

neglect or default is such as would (if death had not ensued) have against any entitled the party injured to maintain an action against such first- ing Death

through mentioned

person

in

any of Her Majesty's Courts of Record at West- neglect, &c., minster, and recover damages in respect thereof, then and in every standing the 15 such case the person so causing such death shall be liable to an action the person

for damages resulting therefrom, notwithstanding the death of injured. the person injured, and although the death shall have been caused under such circumstances as amount in law to the offence of Manslaughter.

person caus

2.

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for the sole

the Heirs to

And be it Enacted, That every such action shall be for the sole Action to be benefit of such person or persons as are entitled to the personal effects benefit of of the deceased ; and in every such action the jury may give such the personal damages as they may think proportioned to the injury resulting from property, acsuch death to the parties for whom and for whose benefit the action the Statute 405.

shall tions.

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