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A

COLLECTION

OF THE

PUBLIC GENERAL STATUTES

PASSED IN THE

TWENTY-FOURTH & TWENTY-FIFTH YEARS

OF THE REIGN OF HER MAJESTY

QUEEN VICTORIA,

1861.

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LONYN:

(RE AND WILLIAM SPOTTISWOODE,
PRINTED BY GEORGE EDWARD

s MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY :
PRINTERS TO THE QUW

in Numbers, Price 2d. each,
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NG OFFICE, EAST HARDING STREET,
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EAR FLEET STREET.

А

T A B L E

OF

The PUBLIC GENERAL STATUTES passed in the

THIRD Session of the EIGHTEENTH Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

24° & 25° VICTORIÆ.

PUBLIC GENERAL STATUTES.

1. AN

N Act to authorize the Inclosure of certain Lands in

pursuance of a Report of the Inclosure Commissioners for England and Wales.

1 II. An Act to apply the Sum of Four Millions out of the

Consolidated Fund to the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and sixty-one.

2 III. An Act to make further Provision respecting certain

Payments to and from the Bank of England, and to increase the Facilities for the Transfer of Stocks and Annuities, and for other Purposes.

4 IV. An Act for amending the Red Sea and India Telegraph Act, 1859.

9 V. An Act to amend the Law relating to Supply Exchequer

Bills, and to charge the same on the Consolidated Fund. 10 VI. An Act to apply the Sum of Three Millions out of the

Consolidated Fund to the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and sixty-one.

17 VII. An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters.

19 VIII. An Act for the Regulation of Her Majesty's Royal Marine Forces while on shore.

73 IX. An Act to amend the Law relating to the Conveyance of Land for Charitable Uses.

129 X. An Act to extend the Jurisdiction and improve the Practice of the High Court of Admiralty.

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XI. An 191

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XI. An Act to afford Facilities for the better Ascertainment

of the Law of Foreign Countries when pleaded in Courts

within Her Majesty's Dominions.

137

XII. An Act for the Abolition of Contributions by Counties

for the Relief of Prisoners in the Queen's Prison, and for the

Benefit of Bethlem Hospital.

140

XIII. An Act to enable the Admiralty to acquire Property for

the Enlargement of the Royal Marine Barracks in the Parish

of East Stonehouse in the County of Devon.

141

XIV. An Act to grant additional Facilities for depositing small

Savings at Interest, with the Security of the Government for

due Repayment thereof.

148

XV. An Act to enable Her Majesty to settle an Annuity on

Her Royal Highness the Princess Alice Maud Mary. 151

XVI. An Act to render valid Marriages heretofore solemnized

in Trinity Church, Rainow, and in other Churches and

Chapels.

152

XVII. An Act to amend an Act of the Twentieth and Twenty-

first Years of the Reign of Her Majesty, for the Abatement

of the Nuisance arising from the Smoke of Furnaces in

Scotland,

153

XVIII. An Act to make Provision for the Dissolution of

Combinations of Parishes in Scotland as to the Management

of the Poor.

154

XIX. An Act to apply the Sum of Ten Millions out of the

Consolidated Fund to the Service of the Year One thousand

eight hundred and sixty-one.

156

XX. An Act to continue certain Duties of Customs and Inland

Revenue for the Service of Her Majesty, and to alter and

repeal certain other Duties.

158

XXI. An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain Duties of

Excise and Stamps.

167

XXII. An Act for confirming a Scheme of the Charity Com-

missioners for certain Charities in the Town and Parish of

Burford in the County of Oxford.

174

XXIII. An Act for confirming a Scheme of the Charity

Commissioners for certain Charities in the Borough of

Reading

177

XXIV. An Act for confirming a Scheme of the Charity

Commissioners for the Hospital of Lady Katherine Lereson

at Temple Balsall in the County of Warwick.

184

XXV. An Act to enable the Secretary of State in Council of

India to raise Money in the United Kingdom for the Service

of the Government of India,

188

XXVI. An Act to amend the Dublin Improvement Act,

1849.

XXVII. An

XXVII. An Act to declare the Limits within which increased

Assessments are authorized to be raised in the City of Edin-

burgh, under the Provisions of the Act of the Twenty-third

and Twenty-fourth Years of Victoria, Chapter Fifty. 196

XXVIII. An Act to relieve certain Trusts on the Holyhead

Road from Debts.

197

XXIX. An Act to authorize the Removal of the Infirmary for

the County of Cork from the Town of Mallow to the City of

Cork.

205

XXX. An Act to declare the Validity of an Act passed by

the General Assembly of New Zealand, intituled' An Act

to provide for the Establishment of new Provinces in New

Zealand.

207

XXXI. An Act for the Prevention and Punishment of

Offences committed by Her Majesty's Subjects within certain

Territories adjacent to the Colony of Sierra Leone. 209

XXXII. An Act for confirming a Scheme of the Charity

Commissioners for “ The Hospital of the Blessed Trinity

at Guildford in the County of Surrey, and its subsidiary

Endowments, with certain Alterations.

211

XXXIII. An Act to enable the Commissioners of Her

Majesty's Works to acquire additional Land for the Pur-

poses

of the Public Offices Extension Act of 1859. 216

XXXIV. An Act to extend the Provisions of the Acts to

facilitate the Improvement of Landed Property in Ireland,

and to further provide for the Erection of Dwellings for the

Labouring Poor in Ireland.

222

XXXV. An Act to increase the Facilities for the Transfer of

Stocks and Annuities transferable at the Bank of Ireland,

and to make further Provision respecting the mutual

Transfer of Capital in certain Public Stocks or Funds

transferable at the Banks of England and Ireland respec-

tively, and for other Purposes.

223

XXXVI. An Act to amend the Boundaries of Burghs Exten-

sion (Scotland) Act.

225

XXXVII. An Act to simplify the Mode of raising the Assess-

ment for the Poor in Scotland.

226

XXXVIII. An Act to authorize the Inclosure of certain

Lands in pursuance of a Special Report of the Inclosure

Commissioners.

227

XXXIX. An Act to confirm certain Provisional Orders under

the Local Government Act (1858), relating to the Districts

of Brighton, East Cowes, Preston, Morpeth, Bromsgrove,

and Durham ; and for other Purposes in relation

thereto.

229

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