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TABLE

Containing the TITLES of all

THE STATUTES,

Passed in the SIXTH Session of the SEVENTH Parliament

OF

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland $

(5 GEORGE IV.

PUBLICK GENERAL ACTS.

I. AN Act for granting and applying certain Sums of Money for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and twenty five. Page 1

2c An Act for raising the Sum of Twenty Millions by Exchequer, Bills, for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and twenty five. 2

3. An Act to indemnify such Persons in the United Kingdom as have omitted to qualify themselves for Offices and Employments, and for extending the Time limited for those Purposes respectively* Ibid*

4. An Act to amend certain Acts relating to unlawful Societies in Ireland, 7

5. An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion; and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters. 11

6. An Act for the regulating of His Majesty's Royal Marine Forces while on Shore. 17

7. An Act for the further Repeal of certain Duties of Assessed Taxes, and for granting Relief in the Cases therein mentioned.

21

8. An Act to amend and render more effectual an Act passed in the Fifty fifth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, for enabling Spiritual Persons to exchange their Parsonage Houses or Glebe Lands; and for other Purposes therein mentioned. 29

9. An Act for continuing to His Majesty for One Year certain Duties on Personal Estates, Offices and Pensions in England; and also for granting certain Duties on Sugar imported; for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and twenty five. 31

10o An Act to facilitate the Proceedings before the Commissioners of Inquiry relating to Courts of Justice in Ireland. 36 A 2 11. An

11. An-Act to continue, until the Twenty fifth Day of July One thousand eight hundred and twenty six, an Act passed in the Fifty fourth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, for rendering the Payment of Creditors more equal and expeditious in Scotland. Page 38

12. An Act to prolong the Time of the Commencement of an Act of the last Session of Parliament, for ascertaining and establishing Uniformity of Weights and Measures, and to amend the said Act. Ibid.

13. An Act to reduce the Duties on Wine, Coffee and Hemp, imported into the United Kingdom. 40

14. An Act for applying the Sum of Ten millions five hundred thousand Pounds out of the Consolidated Fund, for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and twenty five. 43

15. An Act to explain and amend Two Acts passed in the Forty third and Forty fourth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Third, for making and maintaining an Inland Navigation, commonly called The Caledonian Canal, by establishing further Checks upon the Expenditure of Public Money for that Purpose, in certain Cases. Ibid.

16. An Act to amend the Laws relating to Bankrupts. 46

17. An Act to extend the Provisions of an Act of the Fifty ninth Year of His late Majesty, concerning the Disposition of certain Real and Personal Property of His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors. 87

18. An Act to make further Provision for the Payment of the Crews of His Majesty's Ships, and Vessels. 90

19. An Act for the Amendment of the Law as to the Offence of sending threatening Letters. 96

20. An Act for fixing, until the Twenty fifth Day of March One thousand eight hundred and twenty six, the Rates of Subsistence to be paid to Innkeepers and others on quartering Soldiers. Ibid.

21. An Act to amend an Act for the more effectual Administration of the Office of Justice of the Peace in and near the Metropolis. 97

22. An Act to regulate the Qualification and the Manner of enrolling Jurors in Scotland, and of choosing Jurors on Criminal Trials there ; and to unite Counties for the Purposes of Trial in Cases of High Treason in Scotland. 99

23. An Act for the better Regulation of the Sheriff and Stewart and Burgh Courts of Scotland. 106

24. An Act for the more easy Recovery of Small Debts in the Sheriff Courts in Scotland. 110

25. An Act for defining the Rights of Capital Convicts who receive Pardon, and of Convicts after having been punished for Clergyable Felonies; for placing Clerks in Orders on the same Footing with other Persons, as to Felonies; and for limiting the Effect of the Benefit of Clergy. 116

26. An Act for the Consolidation of the Royal Naval Asylum with the Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich in the County of Kent. < t 118

27. An Act for extending to Scotland certain Provisions of an Act for theRelief of the Poor, in so far as the same relate to Parochial Relief to Chelsea and other Pensioners. 119

28. -An Act for granting Rates of Postage for the Conveyance of Letters and Packets between Great Britain and Ireland, by way of Liverpool. Page J 22

29. An Act to repeal an Act made in the Second Year of the Reign of King William and Queen Mary, for the discouraging the Importation of Thrown Silk. 123

SO. An Act to amend an Act of the Fourth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, for the better Administration of Justice in the Court of Chancery in Ireland. Ibid.

31. An Act to defray the Charge of the Pay, Clothing and contingent and other Expences of the Disembodied Militia in Great Britain and Ireland; and to grant Allowances in certain Cases to Subaltern Officers, Adjutants, Quartermasters, Surgeons, Assistant Surgeons, Surgeons Mates, and Serjeant Majors of Militia, until the Twenty fifth Day of March One thousand eight hundred and twenty six. 134?

32. An Act to provide for the Application of Monies arising in certain Cases of Assessments for Land Tax in Great Britain*

153

33. An Act to repeal certain Acts relating to the Governor and Company of Merchants of England trading to the Levant Seas, and the Duties paj^able to them; and to authorize the Transfer and Disposal of the Possessions and Property of the said Governor and Company, for the Public Service. 158

34. An Act to empower the Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury to purchase a certain Annuity in respect of Duties of Customs levied in the Isle of Man, and an}^ reserved Sovereign Rights in the said Island, belonging to John Duke of Atholl.

162

35. An Act to render more effectual the several ' Acts for authorizing Advances for carrying on Public Works, so far as relates to Ireland. 163

36. An Act for enabling the Corporation of Pembroke to relinquish and convey to the Commissioners of His Majesty's Navy the Right of letting the Stalls, Sittings and other Conveniences in the Market established in the Town of PembrokeDock, and the Right to the Rents, Tolls and Fees thereof. 167

37- An Act to provide for the future Assimilation of the Duties of Excise upon Sweets or Made Wines, upon Mead and Metheglin, upon 'fmegar, and upon Cyder and Perry, in Great Britain and Ireland, and to continue the Duty of Excise on Sweets or Made Wines in Great Britain until the Fifth Day of January One thousand eight hundred and twenty six. 169

38. An Act for extending the Jurisdiction of the Commissioners acting in Execution of an Act of the Fifth Year of His present Majesty, for paving and regulating the Regent's Parle, together with the New Street from thence to Pall Mall; and for other Purposes relating thereto. 173

39. An Act for granting certain Powers and Authorities to a Company, to be incorporated by Charter, to be called "The Van Diemens Land Company," for the Cultivation and Improvement of Waste Lands in His Majesty's Island of Van Diemens Land, and for other Purposes relating thereto. 181

40. An Act to enable Justices of the Peace in England, in certain

A 3 Cases, Cases, to borrow Money on Mortgage of the Rate of the County, Riding or Place, for which such Justices shall be then? acting. Page 192

41. An Act to repeal the Stamp Duties payable in Great Britain and Ireland upon the Transfer of Property in Ships and Vessels, and upon Bonds and Debentures required to be given in relation to the Duties, Drawbacks and Bounties of Customs or Excise; and to grant other Duties of Stamps on such Bonds and Debentures. 195

42. An Act for the better Regulation of Copartnerships of certain Bankers in Ireland. 198

43. An Act to amend and render more effectual an Act made in the Tenth Year of the Reign of King Charles the First, for impounding of Distresses in Ireland. 209

44. An Act for granting to His Majesty Rates of Postage on the Conveyance of Letters and Packets to and from Columbia and Mexico. 213

45. An Act to allow, until the Fifth Day of July One thousand eight hundred and twenty five, the Enrolment of Articles of Clerkship to Solicitors and Attornies in England, and the making and filing of Affidavits relating thereto, in certain Cases., where the same may have been omitted or neglected. 215

46. An Act to prevent Articled Clerks of Attornies and others,, in Great Britain, from being prejudiced by the Neglect of such Attornies and others, in omitting to take out their annual Certificates. 217

47. An Act for restricting the Punishment of Leasing makings Sedition and Blasphemy, in Scotland. 218

48- An Act to alter and amend an Act passed in the Thirty ninth and Fortieth Year of King George the Third, for the Recovery of Small Debts in Scotland. 219

49. An Act for encouraging the Capture or Destruction of piratical Ships and Vessels. 230

50. An Act for consolidating and amending the Laws relative to Jurors and Juries. 232

51. An'Act for the Amendment of the Laws with respect to Special Juries, and to Trials in Counties of Cities and Towns, and Towns Corporate, in Ireland. 266

52. An Act to amend an Act of the last Session of Parliament, for amending former Acts relating to Presentments by Grand Juries for Payment of the Salaries of Treasurers and Public Officers of the several Counties in Ireland. 271

53. An Act for limiting the Time within which Inquisitions of Lunacy, Idiotcy and Non Compos Mentis, may be traversed, and for making other Regulations in the Proceedings pending a Traverse. 273

54. An Act to amend an Act of the First and Second Years of His present Majesty, for the Establishment of Asylums for the Lunatic Poor in Ireland. 275

55. An Act to regulate the Proceedings as to sealing of Writs in the Court of Exchequer in Ireland. 277

56. An Act to amend Two Acts for removing Difficulties in the Conviction of Offenders stealing Property in Mines and from Corporate Bodies, 282

57. An Act for the Amendment of the Law respecting the Settlement of the Poor, as far as regards renting Tenements and paying Parochial Taxes. Page 283

58. An Act for providing equivalent Rates of Excise Duties, Allowances and Drawbacks on Beer and Malt, and on Spirits, made in Scotland or Ireland, according to the Measure of the new Imperial Standard Gallon. 284

59. An Act to provide for the Extinction of Feudal and Seignioral Rights and Burthens on Lands held a Titre de Fief and a Titre de Cens, in the Province of Loiver Canada; and for the gradual Conversion of those Tenures into the Tenure of Free and Common Soccage; and for other Purposes relating to the said Province. 289

60. An Act to amend an Act of the Fourth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, for the better Administration of Justice in the Equity Side of the Court of Exchequer in Ireland. 298

61. An Act to amend Two Acts ; of the Fifty eighth Year of His late Majesty, for regulating the Payment of Regimental Debts, and the Distribution of the Effects of Officers and Soldiers dying in Service; and the" Receipt of Sums due to Soldiers; and of the Fourth Year of His present Majesty, for punishing Mutiny and Desertion of Officers and Soldiers in the Service of the East India Company. 302

62. An Act to amend an Act of the Scottish Parliament, relative to the Aliment of poor Prisoners. 304

63. An Act to make further Provisions for the Regulation of Cotton Mills and Factories, and for the better Preservation of the Health of young Persons employed therein. 305

64. An Act to alter for One Year, and until the End of the then next Session of Parliament, the Duty on Wheat the Produce of the British Possessions in North America. 309

65. An Act to allow, until the Fifteenth Day of August One thousand eight hundred and twenty five, the Entry of Warehoused Corn, Grain and Wheaten Flour for Home Consumption, on Payment of Duty. 310

66. An Act for explaining and amending an Act of the Sixth Year of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Anne, intituled An Act to make further Provision for electing and summoning Sixteen Peers of Scotland to sit in the House of Peers in the Parliament of Great Britain, andfor trying Peers for Offences committed in Scotland, andfor the further regulating of Voters in Elections of Members to serve in Parliament, so far as relates to the Trial of Peers for Offences committed in Scotland. 312

67. An Act to alter and amend an Act passed in the Seventh Year of the Reign of His Majesty King James the First, intituled An Act that all such as are to be naturalized or restored in Blood shall first receive the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper, and the Oath of Allegiance and the Oath of Supremacy. 316

68. An Act to regulate the Conveyance of printed Votes and Proceedings in Parliament, and printed Newspapers, by Packet Boats between Great Britain and Ireland, and the British Colonies, and also in the United Kingdom. 317

69. An Act for punishing Offences committed by Transports

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