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Admission to
Degrees in
Cambridge
repealed.

and eighty-four, or under any other Act of Parliament, on the Admission or Matriculation of any Person in the said University of Cambridge and on the Admission of any Person to any Degree in the said University (whether conferred in the ordinary Course of the University or otherwise), or for the Registry or Entry of any such Admission, shall, from and after the

First Day of April next, cease to be payable.

II. No Salary or Allowance payable under the said Grace or Statute of the said University to any Professor mentioned in the Schedule to this Act shall be discontinued or reduced without the Consent of the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury.

Salaries payable to Professors in Schedule not discontinued without Consent of Treasury.

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cease.

CAP. XII.
An Act for the Alteration of certain Duties of Customs.

[11th May 1858.]
BE
E it 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 assem

bled, and by the Authority of the same, as follows: Duties of Cus

I. That the Duties of Customs now chargeable on the undertoms on certain Articles to

mentioned Articles on their Importation into Great Britain and Ireland shall cease and determine; (that is to say,)

Chloride of Lime.

Platina Wire. New Duties of II. That in lieu of the Duties of Customs now chargeable Customs to be

on the under-mentioned Articles on their Importation into charged on certain Articles. Great Britain and Ireland the following Duties shall be charged; (that is to say,)

d. Bonnets of Felt

each 6 Caoutchouc, Manufactures of On and after III. On and after the Fifth Day of April One thousand eight 5th April 1858, hundred and fifty-eight, the following Duties of Customs shall

be charged on the Articles under-mentioned on the Importation charged on cer- thereof into Great Britain and Ireland; that is to say, tain other

d. Articles. Stearine

the Cwt. 3 6 Candles ; viz. Stearine

the Cwt. 3 6

IV. This then

per lb. 2

toms to be

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IV. This Act shall come into operation on the Day of the Commencepassing of this Act, except where otherwise herein mentioned, ment of Act. and in citing it in other Acts of Parliament and in legal Instruments it shall be sufficient to use the Expression “ The Customs Short Title. Duties Act, 1858."

CAP. XIII.
An Act for raising the Sum of Twenty million nine

hundred and eleven thousand five hundred Pounds
by Exchequer Bills, for the Service of the Year One
thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight.

(11th May 1858.] Most Gracious Sovereign, WE, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal Subjects, the

Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, in Parliament assembled, towards raising the necessary Supplies which we have cheerfully granted to Your Majesty in this Session of Parliament, have resolved to give and grant unto Your Majesty the Sum herein-after mentioned ; and do therefore most humbly beseech Your Majesty that it may be enacted; and be it 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, as follows:

1. It shall be lawful for the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Power to TreaTreasury of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, sury to raise at any Time or Times, to cause any Number of Exchequer 20,911,5001, by Bills to be made out at the Receipt of the Exchequer at West- Bills in like minster for any Sum or Sums of Money not exceeding in the Manner as is whole the Sum of Twenty million nine hundred and eleven prescribed by thousand five hundred Pounds, in like Manner as is prescribed in an Act passed in the Forty-eighth Year of the Reign of King George the Third, Chapter One, and in another Act passed in the Session of Parliament holden in the Fourth and 4 & 5 W. 4. Fifth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King William c. 15. the Fourth, Chapter Fifteen, and in another Act passed in the Session of Parliament holden in the Fifth and Sixth Years of 5 & 6 Vict. the Reign of Her present Majesty, Chapter Sixty-six.

II. Åll and every the Clauses, Provisoes, Powers, Privileges, The Clauses, Advantages, Penalties, Forfeitures, and Disabilities_contained &c. in recited in the said Acts shall be applied and extended to the Exchequer to this

ect Bills to be made out in pursuance of this Act, as fully and effectually to all Intents and Purposes as if the said several Clauses or Provisoes had been particularly repeated and reenacted in the Body of this Act.

III. It shall be lawful for the said Commissioners of Her The Treasury Majesty's Treasury to issue and apply from Time to Time all to issue and such Sums of Money as shall be raised by Exchequer Bills to Money raised, be made out in pursuance of this Act to such Services as shall K 2

c. 66.

then have been voted by the Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in this present Session of Parlia

ment. Bills how to be IV. The Principal Sum or Sums of Money to be contained charged and

in such Exchequer Bills shall be charged upon and shall be paid paid.

out of any Supplies to be hereafter granted by Parliament for

that Purpose. Interest on

V. The Exchequer Bills to be made out in pursuance of this Bills,

Act shall bear Date on such Days subsequently to the passing of this Act as the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury may direct, and shall bear an Interest not exceeding the Rate of Threepence Halfpenny per Centum per Diem in respect of the whole of the Monies respectively contained therein, payable out of any Aids or Supplies in the Bank of England standing to

the Credit of the Exchequer. Bills charged

VI. All the Exchequer Bills to be made out by virtue of on Supplies to

this Act, or so many of them as shall from Time to Time be current in Payment of

remain undischarged and uncancelled, shall, after Twelve Pablic Revenue Calendar Months from their respective Dates, be taken and after Twelve

shall pass and be current to all the Receivers and Collectors in Calendar Months from

Great Britain of the Customs, Excise, or any Revenue, Supply, their Dates. Aid, or Tax whatsoever already granted or payable, or which

shall hereafter be granted or payable, to Her Majesty, Her Heirs and Successors, and also at the Bank of England to the Account of Her Majesty's Exchequer, from the said Receivers or Collectors, or from any other Person or Persons, Bodies Politic or Corporate whatsoever, making any Payment there to Her Majesty, Her Heirs and Successors, upon any Account

whatever. Bank of

VII. It shall be lawful for the Governor and Company of England may

the Bank of England to advance or lend to Her Majesty, upon 20,911,5001.

the Credit of the Exchequer Bills to be made out in pursuance on the Credit of this Act, any Sum or Sums of Money not exceeding in the of Bills, not

whole the Sum of Twenty million nine hundred and eleven 5 & 6 W. & M. thousand five hundred Pounds; anything in an Act passed in c. 20,

the Fifth and Sixth Years of the Reign of King William and Queen Mary, Chapter Twenty, or in any subsequent Act, to the contrary thereof in anywise notwithstanding.

advance

CAP. XIV. An Act for raising the Sum of Two Millions by Exchequer Bonds.

[11th May 1858.] Most Gracious Sovereign, JE Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal Subjects, the

Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in Parliament assembled, towards raising the necessary Supplies which we have cheerfully granted to Your Majesty, have resolved to give and grant unto Your Majesty the Sum herein-after mentioned; and do therefore most humbly beseech

Your

Your Majesty that it may be enacted; and be it 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, as follows:

I. It shall be lawful for the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury may Treasury from Time to Time, but not later than the Thirty-first cause ExDay of March One thousand eight hundred and fifty-nine, to

chequer Bonds

to be made out cause any Number of Exchequer Bonds to be made out at the for Sums not Receipt of the Exchequer at Westminster for such Sum or exceeding, Sums of Money as they shall direct, not exceeding in the whole 2,000,000l. the Sum of Two Millions, and such Bonds shall bear such Interest as shall be determined by the said Commissioners, not exceeding Three Pounds Ten Shillings per Centum per Annum, and shall be paid off at Par at the Expiration of any Period or Periods not exceeding Six Years from the Date of such Bonds.

II. The Interest on such Bonds shall be paid half-yearly As to Payment on such Days as shall be appointed by the said Commissioners, of Interest on and shall be charged upon and issued out of the Consolidated Bonds and ReFund of the United Kingdom, or out of the growing Produce Principal thereof; and the Principal Monies secured by such Bonds shall Money. be repaid out of any Aids or Supplies which, at or after the

Time when such Principal Monies shall become payable, shall be in the Bank of England standing to the Credit of the Exchequer.

III. The Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury may Treasury may from Time to Time, by Warrant under their Hands, cause or direct the Exchequer Bonds to be issued under the Authority to be prepared

chequer Bonds of this Act to be prepared for such Principal Sums, not less in and issued. any Case than one hundred Pounds, together with Receipts or Certificates specifying the Interest from Time to Time accruing thereon, to be made out in such Manner and Form and bearing such Date as shall be fixed by the said Commissioners; and such Exchequer Bonds and the Interest accruing thereon respectively shall be transferable by the Delivery of such Bonds and of the Receipts or Certificates for such Interest thereon respectively; and the said Commissioners may from Time to Time, subject to the Provisions herein contained, prescribe and regulate how and by what Officer or Officers such Exchequer Bonds shall be signed or otherwise authenticated, and how and to whom the same shall be issued, and provide for the Manner of Payment of the Interest accruing thereon, and also for the Issue of new Bonds in lieu of any such Bonds worn or defaced which may be delivered up to be cancelled, and for the Issue of new Bonds in lieu of such Exchequer Bonds as may be lost, at such Times, upon such Securities, and under such Conditions and Precautions as they may think fit, and generally make such Regulations for the Safety and Convenience of the Holders of such Bonds, and the Payment of Interest upon the Production or Delivery of such Receipts or Certificates, or otherwise, as they may think fit.

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IV. The

cause Ex

c. 23.

Application of IV. The several Sections Sixteen, Seventeen, Eighteen, and Clauses 16, 17, Nineteen of the Act of the Session holden in the Seventeenth 17 & 18 Vict

. and Eighteenth Years of Her Majesty, Chapter Twenty-three,

shall apply and be construed to and in relation to the Exchequer Bonds to be prepared under the Authority of this Act, in like Manner as if such several Sections had been repeated and re

enacted in this Act. Money raised V. All such Sums of Money as shall be raised by Exchequer to be paid to Bonds to be made out in pursuance of this Act shall be paid the Consoli

to the Account of Her Majesty's Exchequer at the Bank of dated Fund.

England, and shall be carried to and form Part of the Consoli

dated Fund of the United Kingdom. Bank of

VI. It shall be lawful for the Governor and Company of the England Bank of England to advance or lend to Her Majesty, upon the may advance

Credit of the Exchequer Bonds to be made out in pursuance Two Millions on the Credit of this Act, any Sum or Sums of Money not exceeding in the of Bonds, and whole the Sum of Two Millions, (anything in an Act passed in Commissioners the Session holden in the Fifth and Sixth Years of King of National

William and Queen Mary, Chapter Twenty, or in any subseinvest Money quent Act, notwithstanding ;) and also for the Commissioners

for the Reduction of the National Debt to invest in the PurSavings Banks in Purchase of chase of Exchequer Bonds issued under the Authority of this Bonds. Act any Money in their Hands on account of Savings Banks.

Debt may

on account of

CAP. XV. An Act for granting certain additional Rates and Duties of Excise.

[1ith May 1859.] Most Gracious Sovereign, WE, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal Subjects, the

Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in Parliament assembled, towards raising the Supply granted to Your Majesty, have freely and voluntarily resolved to give and grant unto Your Majesty the several additional Rates and Duties of Excise herein respectively mentioned ; and do therefore most humbly beseech Your Majesty that it may be enacted ; and be it 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 Parlia

ment assembled, and by the Authority of the same, as follows: Grant of ad- I. There shall be charged, raised, levied, collected, and paid ditional Duties unto and for the Use of Her Majesty, Her Heirs and Successors, of Excise on Spirits, &c.

the following additional Duties of Excise, that is to say,
For and upon every Gallon of Spirits of the Strength of

Hydrometer Proof which on or after the Nineteenth Day
of April One thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight shall
be distilled in Ireland, or be in the Stock, Custody, or
Possession of any Distiller in Ireland, or of any Person
in trust for him or for his Use, Benefit, or Account, or
which, having been distilled in England, Scotland, or
Ireland, shall on or after the said Day be in Warehouse in

Ireland,

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