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Passed in the THIRD Session of the FIFTEENTH
13° & 14° VICTORIÆ.
PUBLIC GENERAL ACTS.
1. AN Act to amend an Act of the last Session for making Provi
sion for the Collection of County Cess in Ireland, and for the Remuneration of the Collectors thereof.
Page 1 2. An Act to restrain Party Processions in Ireland.
3 3. An Act to apply the Sum of Eight Millions out of the Con
solidated Fund to the Service of the Year One thousand eight
hundred and fifty.. 4. An Act for requiring the Transmission of annual Abstracts of
Accounts and Statements of Trustees or Commissioners of Turnpike Roads and Bridges in Ireland to the Lord Lieutenant to
be laid before Parliament. 6. An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters.
9 6. An Act for the Regulation of Her Majesty's Royal Marine. Forces while on shore.
18 7. An Act for consolidating the Office of the Registrar of Metro
politan Public Carriages with the Office of Commissioners of Police of the Metropolis, and making other Provisions in regard to the consolidated Offices.
27 8. An Act to authorize the Inclosure of certain Lands in pursu
ance of the Fifth Annual General Report of the Inclosure Com• missioners for England and Wales, and to confirm the Proceedings in the Matter of the Common Wood Inclosure.
29 9. An Act to repeal the Duties and Drawbacks of Excise on Bricks.
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10. An Act for raising the Sum of Nine millions two hundred
thousand Pounds by Exchequer Bills, for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and fifty.
Page 31 11. An Act to make better Provision for the Contributions of
Unions and Parishes in School Districts to the common Funds of the respective Districts.
. 32 12. An Act to indemnify such Persons in the United Kingdom
as bave omitted to qualify themselves for Offices and Employ. ments, and to extend the Time limited for those Purposes respectively.
33 13. An Act to render more simple and effectual the Titles by
which Congregations or Societies associated for Purposes of Re-, ligious Worship or Education in Scotland hold Real Property required for such Purposes.
34 14. An Act to authorize a further Advance of Money to certain
distressed Poor Law Unions, and to make Provision for the Repayment of Advances made and authorized to be made to Poor Law Unions and other Districts in Ireland.
36 16. An Act to authorize the Establishment of Courts of Appeal
for certain of Her Majesty's West India Colonies, 16. An Act to enable the Judges of the Courts of Common Law at
Westminster to alter the Forms of Pleading. 17. An Act to amend an Act of the last Session of Parliament for
granting Relief against Defects in Leases made under Powers of Leasing.
45 18. An Act for the Regulation of Process and Practice in the Superior Courts of Common Law in Ireland,
46 19. An Act to explain and amend an Act for the Regulation of
Process and Practice in the Superior Courts of Common Law in Ireland.
63 20. An Act to amend an Act of the Fifth and Sixth Years of Her - présent Majesty, for the Appointment and Payment of Parish Constables.
64 21. An Act for shortening the Language used in Acts of Parlia.
. 66 22. An Act for raising the Sum of Eight millions five hundred · and fifty-eight thousand seven hundred Pounds by Exchequer
Bills, for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and fifty.
- 67 23. An Act to repeal an Exception in an Act of the Twenty
seventh Year of King Henry the Sixth concerning the Days 1'whereon Fairs and Markets ought not to be kept.
68 24.' An Act to enable the Commissioners of Greenwich Hospital
to improve the said Hospital, and also to enlarge and improve the Billingsgate Dock, and widen Billingsgate Street, in Greenwich; and for other Purposes.
Ibid. 25. An Act to enable Queen's Counsel and others, not being of the Degree of the Coif, to act as Judges of Assize.
83 26. An Act to repeal an Act of the Sixth Year of King George · the Fourth, for encouraging the Capture or Destruction of
Piratical Ships and Vessels; and to make other Proyisions in lieu thereof.
Ibid. 27. An Act to provide for the Commencement of an Act of the present Session, intituled An Act to repeal an Act of the Sixth
Year of King George the Fourth, for encouraging the Capture or Destruction of Piratical Ships and Vessels, and to make other Provisions in lieu thereof.
Page 86 28. An Act to render more simple and effectual the Titles by
which Congregations or Societies for Purposes of Religious Worship or Education in England and Ireland hold Property for such Purposes.
87 29. An Act to amend the Laws concerning Judgments in Ireland.
90 30. An Act to provide for the Appointment of Sheriff of the County of Westmoreland.
98 31. An Act to authorize further Advances of Money for Drainage
and the Improvement of Landed Property in the United King
dom, and to amend the Acts relating to such Advances. 100 32. An Act for confirming certain Provisional Orders of the General Board of Health.
104 33. An Act to make more effectual Provision for regulating the
Police of Towns and populous Places in Scotland, and for paving,
draining, cleansing, lighting, and improving the same. 105 34. An Act to continue certain Acts for regulating Turnpike
Roads in Ireland. 35. An Act to diminish the Delay and Expense of Proceedings in the High Court of Chancery in England.
209 36. An Act to facilitate Procedure in the Court of Session in
Scotland. 37. An Act for the further Extension of Summary Jurisdiction in Cases of Larceny.
236 38. An Act to render valid certain Marriages solemnized in the
new Church at Upton cum Chalvey in the County of Buckingham and Diocese of Oxford.
237 39. An Act for the better Government of Convict Prisons. 238 40. An Act to regulate the Disposition of the Naval Prize Balance.
241 41. An Act to authorize the Division of the Parish of Manchester
into several Parishes, and for the Application of the Revenues of the Collegiate and Parish Church, and for other Purposes.
. 242 42. An Act to confirm the Incorporation of certain Boroughs, and
to provide for the Payment of the Expenses of the Incorporation of new Boroughs.
260 43. An Act to amend the Practice and Proceedings of the Court of Chancery of the County Palatine of Lancaster.
261 44. An Act for taking an Account of the Population of Ire. land.
274 45. An Act to continue an Act to amend the Laws relating to Loan Societies.
277 46. An Act to suspend the making of Lists and the Ballots and
Enrolments for the Militia of the United Kingdom. Ibid. 47. An Act for further continuing certain temporary Provisions concerning Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction in England.
Ibid. 48. An Act to continue certain Acts relating to Linen, Hempen, and other Manufactures in Ireland.
Ibid. 49. An Act to defray the Charge of the Pay, Clothing, and contingent and other Expenses of the Disembodied Militia in Great