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LONDON:
PRINTED BY George E. Erre AND William SpoTTISWOODE,

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.

LIBRARY OF THE LELAND STANFORD JR. UNIVERSITL

0.41571 JUL 9* 1900

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The Public GENERAL STATUTES passed in the

Seventh Session of the FOURTEENTH Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

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I. AN Act to suspend, until the First Day of September One

11 thousand eight hundred and forty-seven, the Duties on the Importation of Corn. II. An Act to allow, until the First Day of September One

thousand eight hundred and forty-seven, the Importation of Corn from any Country in Foreign Ships. ,

3 III. An Act to suspend, until the First Day of September One

thousand eight hundred and forty-seven, the Duties on the Importation of Buck Wheat, Buck Wheat Meal, Maize or

Indian Corn, Indian Corn Meal, and Rice. IV. An Act for abolishing Poundage on Chelsea Pensions. 5 y. An Act to allow the Use of Sugar in the brewing of

Beer. VI. An Act to further encourage the Distillation of Spirits from Sugar in the United Kingdom.

11 VII. An Act for the temporary Relief of destitute Persons in Ireland.

18 VIII. 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-seven.

25 IX. An Act for raising the Sum of Eight Millions by way of Annuities.

X. An

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X. An Act to render valid certain Proceedings for the Relief

of Distress in Ireland, by Employment of the labouring

Poor, and to indemnify those who have acted in such Pro-

ceedings.

XI. An Act to explain and amend the Act authorizing the

Advance of Money for the Improvement of Land by Drain-

age in Great Britain.

45

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

better Payment of the Army and their Quarters. 49

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

Marine Forces while on Shore.

106

XIV. An Act for consolidating in One Act certain Provisions

usually contained in Acts for constructing or regulating

Markets and Fairs.

156

XV. An Act for consolidating in One Act certain Provisions

usually contained in Acts authorizing the making of Gas-

works for supplying Towns with Gas.

171

XỎI. An Act for consolidating in One Act certain Provisions

usually contained in Acts with respect to the Constitution

and Regulation of Bodies of Commissioners appointed for

carrying on Undertakings of a public Nature.

184

XVII. An Act for consolidating in One Act certain Provisions

usually contained in Acts authorizing the making of Water-

works for supplying Towns with Water.

215

XVIII. An Act to indemnify such Persons in the United

Kingdom as have omitted to qualify themselves for Offices

and Employments, and to extend the Time limited for those

Purposes respectively until the Twenty-fifth Day of March

One thousand eight hundred and forty-eight.

241

XIX. An Act for raising the Sum of Eighteen millions three

hundred and ten thousand seven hundred Pounds by Exche-

quer Bills, for the Service of the Year One thousand eight

hundred and forty-seven.

246

XX. An Act to authorize the Application of certain Sums

received on account of the Fees payable to the Office of

Director in Chancery in Scotland towards the Payment of

Debts incurred in completing the General Register House

at Edinburgh.

247

XXI. An Act to regulate the Stations of Soldiers during

Parliamentary Elections.

249

XXII. An Act to amend, and continue until the First Day of

November One thousand eight hundred and forty-seven, and

to the End of the then next Session of Parliament, an Act for

making Provision for the Treatment of poor Persons afflicted

with Fever in Ireland,

251

XXIII, An Act to alter certain Duties of Custons. 256

XXIV. An

XXVII. An Act for consolidating in One Act certain Provi-

sions usually contained in Acts authorizing the making and

improving of Harbours, Docks, and Piers.

297

XXVIII. An Act to amend the Acts relating to County

Buildings.

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XXIX. An Act to limit the Hours of Labour of young

Persons and Females in Factories.

326

XXX. An Act for extending the Period of Service of Boys in

Her Majesty's Navy.

XXXI. An Act to make further Provision for the Relief of

the destitute Poor in Ireland.

XXXII. An Act to facilitate the Improvement of Landed

Property in Ireland.

340

XXXIII. An Act to amend the Laws relating to the Removal

of poor Persons from England and Scotland.

370

XXXIV. An Act for consolidating in One Act certain Provi-

·sions usually contained in Acts for paving, draining, cleansing,

lighting, and improving Towns.

371

XXXV. An Act to continue until the Thirty-first Day of July

One thousand eight hundred and forty-eight, and to the End

of the then Session of Parliament, certain Acts for regulating

Turnpike Roads in Ireland.

429

XXXVI. An Act for allowing the Subscriptions to the Loan

· of Eight Millions raised in the Year One thousand eight

hundred and forty-seven to be paid up under Discount. 430

XXXVII. An Act for limiting the Time of Service in the

Army.

432

XXXVIII. An Act to facilitate the Drainage of Lands in

England and Wales.

437

XXXIX. An Act to amend an Act to enable Burghs in Scot-

· land to establish a general System of Police, and another Act

for providing for the Appointment and Election of Magis-

trates and Councillors for certain Burghs and Towns of

Scotland.

447

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