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CVI. An Act to abridge the holding of Benefices in Plurality, and to make better Provision for the Residence of the Clergy.

page 630 CVII. An Act to amend and render more effectual the Church Building Acts.

688 CVIII. An Act for suspending until the First Day of August

One thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine, and to the End of the then Session of Parliament, the Appointment to certain Dignities and Offices in Cathedral and Collegiate Churches, and to Sinecure Rectories.

699 CIX. An Act to abolish Compositions for Tithes in Ireland, and

to substitute Rent-charges in lieu thereof. CX. An Act for abolishing Arrest on Mesne Process in Civil

Actions, except in certain Cases; for extending the Remedies of Creditors against the Property of Debtors; and for amending the Laws for the Relief of Insclvent Debtors in England.

731 CXI. An Act to apply a Sum out of the Consolidated Fund,

and the Surplus of Ways and Means, to the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight, and to appropriate the Supplies granted in this Session of Parliament.

794 CXII. An Act for indemnifying those who have issued or acted

under certain Parts of a certain Ordinance made under colour of an Act passed in the present Session of Parliament, intituled An Act to make temporary Provision for the Government of Lower Canada.

818 CXIII. An Act to amend the Laws relating to the Customs.

820 CXIV. An Act to amend the Law of Scotland in Matters relating to Personal Diligence, Arrestments, and Poindings.

830 CXV. An Act to amend an Act of the Sixth and Seventh Years

of His late Majesty, for the uniform Valuation of Lands and Tenements in Ireland, and for incorporating detached Portions of Counties and Baronies with those Counties and Baronies respectively whereto the same may adjoin or wherein the same are locally situate.

843 CXVI. An Act to facilitate Advances out of County Monies for

the Support of County Gaols and Institutions in Ireland. 844 CXVII. An Act to provide for the Custody of certain Monies

paid in pursuance of the Standing Orders of either House of Parliament by Subscribers to Works or Undertakings to be effected under the Authority of Parliament. 845 CXVIII. An Act to make certain Alterations in the Duties of

the Lords Ordinary, and in the Establishment of Clerks and Officers of the Court of Session and Court of Commissioners for Teinds in Scotland, and to reduce the Fees payable in those Courts.

848 CXIX. An

CXIX. An Act to regulate the Constitution, Jurisdiction, and

Forms of Process of Sheriff Courts in Scotland. page 865 CXX. An Act for the Abolition of the Duties payable on the

Coinage of Tin in the Counties of Cornwall and Devon, and for giving Compensation in lieu of such Duties, and to reduce the Duties of Customs payable on Tin.

886

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PUBLIC GENERAL STATUTES,

1 VICTORIA.

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CAP. I.
An Act to continue for Six Calendar Months all such

Commissions of the Peace as were in force at the
Time of the Decease of His late Majesty King Wil.
liam the Fourth, and as have not been superseded,
determined, or made void during the Reign of Her
present Majesty.

[4th December 1837.] "W HEREAS by the Law as it now stands it is enacted and

provided no Patent or Grant of any Office or Employ• ment, either Civil or Military, shall cease, determine, or be 6 void by reason of the Death or Demise of any King or Queen o of this Realm, but that every such Patent or Grant shall be,

continue, and remain in full force and virtue for the Space sot Six Months next after any such Death or Demise, unless

in the meantime superseded, determined, or made void by o the next and immediate Successor 10 whom the Imperial • Crown of this Realm is limited and appointed to go, remain,

and descend: And whereas divers Commissions of the Peace 6 which were in force at the Time of the Decease of our late • most gracious Sovereign King William the Fourth, in the • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and in the Isle of Man, have not been superseded, determined, or made void 6 by Her present Majesty Queen Victoria, and it is expedient " that such Commissions of the Peace should be continued in 6 force for the Time and in manner herein-after mentioned :' Be it therefore 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, That all Commissions of the Commissions Peace which at the Time of the Death or Demise of His late of the Peace

in force at the Majesty King William the Fourth were in force and effect, and which have not been or shall not be superseded, determined, or late Majesty, made void by Her present Majesty at any Time before the and not since

made void, passing of this Act, shall be and continue and remain in full force and virtue for the Space of Six Calendar Months next Six Calendar after the passing of this Act, unless the same shall be respec. Months. [No. 1. Price 2d.] A 2

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tively in the meantime superseded, determined, or made void by Her present Majesty (whom God long preserve), or by any Successor of Her said Majesty to whom the Imperial Crown of this Realm is by Law limited or appointed to go, remain, or descend.

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CAP. II.
An Act for the Support of Her Majesty's Household,

and of the Honour and Dignity of the Crown of the
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

[23d December 1837.] Most Gracious Sovereign, THEREAS an Act was passed in the Parliament of Great

WV Britain in the First Year of the Reign of His late 1 G. 3. c. I. • Majesty King George the Third, intituled An Act for the

Support of His Majesty's Household, and of the Honour and
Dignity of the Crown of Great Britain; and another Act was

passed in the Twenty-second Year of the Reign of His said 22 G. 3. c. 82. late Majesty, intituled An Act for enabling His Majesty to dis

charge the Debt contracted upon the Civil List Revenues, and for "preventing the same from being in arrear for the future, by regulating the Mode of Payments out of the said Revenues, and by suppressing or regulating certain Offices therein mentioned, which are now paid out of the Revenues of the Civil List; and another

• Act was passed in the Twenty-fifth Year of the Reign of His 25 G. 3. c. 61. " said late Majesty, intituled An Act to authorize the Lord Steward

of the Household, the Lord Chamberlain, the Master of the Horse,

the Master of the Robes, and the Lords of the Treasury respec

6 tively, to pay Bounties granted by His Majesty to Persons in low · 27 G. 3. c. 13. - and indigent Circumstances; and another Act was passed in

• the Twenty-seventh Year of the Reign of His said late Ma• jesty for the Purpose (among other things) of repealing the

several Duties of Customs and Excise, and granting other 6 Duties in lieu thereof, and for applying the said Duties, to"gether with other Duties composing the Public Revenue; and 6 another Act was passed in the Parliament of Ireland, in the

• Thirty-third Year of the Reign of His said late Majesty, 33 G. 3. (I.) • intituled An Act for the Support of the Honour and Dignity of

His Majestyj's Crown in Ireland, and for granting to His Majesty ra Civil List Establishment, under certain Provisions and Regula

tions; and another Act was passed in the Fifty-sixth Year 56 G. 3. c.46. " of the Reign of His said late Majesty, intituled An Act for

5 the better Regulation of the Civil List; and another Act was

• passed in the Fifty-ninth Year of the Reign of His said late 59 G. 9. c. 22. Majesty, intituled An Act for the further Regulation of His

Majesty's Household, and the Care of His Royal Person during

the Continuance of His Indisposition ; and another Act was

passed in the First Year of the Reign of His late Majesty I G. 4. c. l. • King George the Fourth, intituled An Act for the Support of

His Majesty's Household, and of the Honour and Dignity of the
Crown of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland;

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and another Act was passed in the First and Second Years of

the Reign of His said late Majesty King George the Fourth, ( intituled An Act for removing Doubts as to the Continuance of 1&26.4. c. 31. the Hereditary Revenues in Scotland; and another Act was

passed in the First Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King William the Fourth, intituled An Act to repeal certain of the uG.4.& 1W.4.

Duties on Cider in the United Kingdom, and on Beer and Ale in c.51. • Great Britain, and to make other Provisions in relation thereto; " and another Act was passed in the First Year of the Reign • of His said late Majesty King William the Fourth, intituled " An Act for the Support of His Majesty's Household, and of the 1 W. 4. c. 25.

Honour and Dignity of the Crown of the United Kingdom of • Great Britain and Ireland: And whereas by the said last

recited Act of the First Year of the Reign of His said late Majesty King William the Fourth it was enacted, that all 6 the Hereditary Rates, Duties, Payments, and Revenues in England, Scotland, and Ireland, and other Hereditary Rates,

Duties, and Payments as in the said Act mentioned, should 6 be carried to and made Part of the Consolidated Fund of the • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and from and

after the Decease of His said Majesty King William the • Fourth the same should be payable and paid to His Majesty's “ Heirs and Successors: And whereas the said several Here

ditary Rates, Duties, Payments, and Revenues now belong and • are due and payable to Your most Excellent Majesty : And • whereas Your Majesty has been graciously pleased to signify " to Your faithful Commons in Parliament assembled, that • Your Majesty placed unreservedly at their Disposal those • Hereditary Revenues which were transferred to the Public 6 by Your Majesty's immediate Predecessors, and that, desirous

the Expenditure in this as in every other Department of the • Government should be kept within due Limits, Your Ma- jesty felt confident that Your faithful Commons would gladly make adequate Provision for the Support of the Honour and Dignity of the Crown: Your Majesty's most dutiful and • loyal Subjects, the Commons of the United Kingdom of Great 5 Britain and Ireland in Parliament assembled, with Hearts full

of the warmest Duty and Gratitude, are desirous that a cer• tain and competent Revenue for defraying the Expences of • Your Majesty's Household, and supporting the Honour and · Dignity of the Crown of the United Kingdom, during Your • Majesty's Life (which God long preserve), may be settled • upon Your Majesty, as a Testimony of our unfeigned Affecition to Your sacred Person, by whose happy Succession to • the Throne Your Majesty's Subjects have the strongest As

surance that the Religion, Laws, and Liberties of this Realm " will be continued, and that Your Majesty's said Subjects and • their Posterity may, through the Divine Goodness, enjoy every « Blessing under Your Majesty's auspicious Reign, have there

fore freely resolved to grant unto You, our most Gracious

Sovereign Lady Queen Victoria, a certain Revenue payable s out of the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom of

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