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George the Third, or any other Act, to the contrary notwith-
IX. Provided always, and be it enacted, That if any Saving Treasury may
X. And be it enacted, That whenever the total Charge upon In case of the Civil List from the Thirty-first Day of December in any Exceedings, One Year to the Thirty-first Day of December in the succeeding be laid before Year, on account of the First, Second, Third, Fourth, and Sixth Parliament. Classes, shall amount to more than the Sum of Four hundred thousand Pounds, an Account, stating the Particulars of such Exceedings, and the Cause thereof, shall be submitted to Parliament within Thirty Days after the same shall have been ascertained, if Parliament shall be then sitting, but if Parliament shall not be then sitting, then the said Account shall be presented within Thirty Days after the next Meeting of Parliament. XI. And whereas Doubts may be entertained whether the
Provisions of • Provisions of the Acts relating to the Civil List Revenues all former Civil
have expired with the Civil List Revenue of His late Ma- List Acts to * jesty King William the Fourth, by the Decease of His late remain in force
for the Purposes Majesty;' be it therefore enacted and declared, That all the of this Act, Provisions, Regulations, Restrictions, Clauses, Matters, and except as hereby
This Act not XII. And be it enacted, That nothing in this Act contained
Authority of the Crown or other lawful Warrant relative to any
Leases, Grants, or Assurances of any of the said small Branches
inade Part of the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom. Saving of
XIII. Saving always, to all and every Person and Persons,
cutors, Administrators, and Assigns, all such Grants, Gifts of
Hereditaments, and others belonging to His late Majesty King William the fourth in Scotland, as they or any of them had or ought to have had at the passing of this Act, as fully and effectually to all intents and Purposes as if this Act had never been passed; any thing herein contained to the contrary notwithstanding
XIV. And be it enacted, That all Payments out of the Civil Payments of List Revenue shall be paid net and clear of all Taxes or Charges free from Land for or in respect of any Land Tax, or of the Duties of One Tax, &c. Shilling and Sixpence respectively, and clear of all Fees and other Deductions heretofore charged upon and deducted from such Payments.
XV. And be it enacted, That it shall be lawful for the Lord Sum of High Treasurer, or the Commissioners of the Treasury for the 10,0001. for Time being, or any Three or more of them, to direct the Issue out of the said Consolidated Fund, to such Person or Persons as shall be named in any warrant or Warrants under their Hands to receive the same, the Sum of Ten thousand Pounds in each and every Year, to be applied to the same Purposes and under the same Authority as the Sum of_Ten thousand Pounds per Annum formerly charged upon the Fourth Class of the Civil List for Home Secret Service has heretofore been applied: Provided always, that the said Sum shall only be issued in equal quarterly Payments in each Quarter of a Year.
XVI. And whereas it is expedient to make further Provision Providing for * for carrying into effect an Act passed in the Fifty-ninth Year Issue to Mar
of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Third, under 59 G. 3. • intituled An Act to authorize the Receipt and Appropriation of c. 43. • certain Sums voluntarily contributed by the Most Noble John Jet
freys Marquis Camden in aid of the Public Service ;' be it therefore enacted, That from and after the passing of this Act it shall be lawful for the Lord High Treasurer, or the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, or any Three of them, to direct the Payment to the said Marquis Camden, out of the Consolidated Fund, of such Amount or Sum of Money, quarterly and every Quarter, as shall be equal to the Amount of Fees due to the said Marquis Camden on the quarterly Issues which shall be made under the Authority of this Act.
XVII. And be it enacted, That this Act shall continue in Continuance of force for Six Months after the Death of Her most Excellent Act. Majesty (whom God long preserve), unless the Heir or Successor of Her said Majesty shall sooner signify to both Houses of Parliament His or Her Royal Will and Pleasure to resume the Possession of the several Hereditary Rates, Duties, Payments, and Revenues hereby surrendered by. Her Majesty.
XVIII. And be it enacted, That this Act may be amended, Act may be altered, or repealed by any Act to be passed in this present altered this
Session. Session of Parliament.
SCHEDULE to which this Act refers.
FIRST CLASS: For Her Majesty's Privy Purse
hold and Retired Allowances
Sixth Class: - Unappropriated Monies
of an Act for completing the full Payment of Com-
[230 December 1837.] WHEREAS by an Act passed in the Sixth and Seventh
Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King William 6 & 7 W.4. c.82.
• the Fourth, intituled An Act to carry into further Execution an • Act for compensating Owners of Slaves upon the Abolition of
Slavery, and for completing the full Payment of such Compensa• tion, it was enacted, that for making Provision for the Pay• ment of Compensation awarded in the Colonies of the Cape
of Good Hope, the Mauritius, and the Virgin Islands, or any • Portion thereof, either in Money or in Three Pounds Ten
Shillings Reduced Annuities, there should be written in and
placed to the Credit of the Commissioners for the Reduction of . the National Debt in the Books of the Bank of England, by the • Accountant General of the Governor and Company of the said
Bank, in a new and separate Account, under the Title of " The • Slave Compensation Account,” the Sum of Three millions « four hundred and thirty-seven thousand two hundred and
seventy Pounds Eleven Shillings and Ten-pence of Capital of · Reduced Annuities, bearing Interest after the Rate of Three • Pounds Ten Shillings per Centum per Annum; and it was • further enacted, that upon Application for the Payment of any Sum which should thereafter be awarded to any Person or Persons, Owners of Slaves in the said Colonies of the Cape of Good Hope, or the Mauritius, or the Virgin Islands, for Compensation, the Commissioners for the Reduction of the Na• tional Debt should, at the Option and under the Direction • of any Three or more of the Lords Commissioners of the
Treasury, pay the same in Money out of the West India • Compensation Account,' or transfer or cause to be transferred • from the said Account, intituled « The Slave Compensation • Account,” to the Person entitled to such Slave Compensation,
• in satisfaction thereof, a proportionate Amount of the said
relating to the Island of Mauritius having been made in • Money previously to the passing of the said Act, the whole * Amount of the Reduced Three Pounds Ten Shillings per • Centum per Annum Annuities thereby created will not be re• quired for the Purpose therein provided for; and it is expe• dient that Power should be further given to discharge and 6 satisfy all such Claims for Compensation as still remain unpaid
by the Transfer of a proportionate Amount of the said Re• duced Three Pounds Ten Shillings per Centum per Annum • Annuities :' Be it therefore enacied 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 it shall and may be lawful for the said Commis- Empowering sioners for the Reduction of the National Debt, at the Option the Payment of
Compensation and under the Direction of any Three or more of the Commis
remaining sioners of Her Majesty's Treasury of the United Kingdom of unpaid to Great Britain and Ireland, upon Application being made to them Owners of for the Payment of any Sum which shall have been awarded or may hereafter be awarded to any Person or Persons, Owners of Slaves in any other Colonies as well as in the said Colonies of the Cape of Good Hope, the Mauritius, and the Virgin Islands, either to pay the same in Money out of the “ West India Compensation Account,” or to transfer or cause to be transferred to the Person or Persons entitled to such Slave Compensation a proportionate Amount of the said Reduced Three Pounds Ten Shillings per Centum per Annum Annuities, in satisfaction of the Sum awarded, in the Manner already provided for by the said Act in respect of Compensation to Owners of Slaves in the Colonies of the Cape of Good Hope, the Mauritius, or the Virgin Islands.
II. And be it enacted, That the Powers and Provisions con- Powers and tained in the said recited Act of the Sixth and Seventh Years
certain Acts of the Reign of His late Majesty King William the Fourth, of W. 4., as far or in an Act of the Third and Fourth Years of the Reign of as applicable, His said late Majesty, intituled An Act for the Abolition of this Act. Slavery throughout the British Colonies, for promoting the Industry of the manumitted Slaves, and for compensating the Persons hitherto entitled to the Services of such Slares, or in an Act of the Fifth