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A.
ABANDONMENT.

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Forcing seamen on shore or leaving them abroad; see SEAMEN (MER-
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190
ACCIDENTS.

Appointment of inspectors to inquire and report; see BOARD OF TRADE.

See also COLLISION.
ACCOUNTS.

Annual accounts to Parliament as to persons employed in public offices - 78
Annual accounts to House of Commons as to offices abolished and allow.
ances to others than the above-

79
Form for laying accounts as to half-pay and pensions before Parliament 79
Greenwich Hospital ; anuual account of income to be prepared and
audited

384
Accounts to be laid before Parliament

385
“ Greenwich Hospital Income Account to be continued

466
Pensions Commutation Act, 1871; annual accounts -

502
See also PUBLIC MONEYS.
ACTS OF PARLIAMENT.

See STATUTES.
ACTION.

Casting rubbish in sea ; limitation, venue, and general issue under statute

54 Geo. III. c. 159.
Slave trade ; limitation of actions for penalties or forfeitures

49
Quarantine; recovery of penalties for breach of orders
Power for attorney-general or Queen's advocate to stop

66
Evidence relating to quarantine

67
General issue and limitation of actions

68
Sea fishery officers, actions against

147
Notice of action

147
Tender of amends and payment into court

148
Limitation of actions, venue, and general issue

148
Actions may be brought in inferior courts after notice

149
County courts in which actions must be brought

149
Appeal from county courts

149
Trial by jury -

149
Action in Civil Bill Court in Ireland -

149
No appeal therefrom ; case for the opinion of court-

149
Action in sheriffs court in Scotland -

150
Certificate for costs in superior courts

150
Solicitor of customs or his clerks may conduct cases -

150, 614
Customs officers, actions against; see Customs.
Scotland ; solicitors and others competent to act for defendants

614
Deserters from merchant ships, wrongful arrest; penalty a bar to an action 204
Naval Prize Act, 1864, action for proceedings under, notice, limitation,
general, issue, tender and costs -

356
Actions against persons in navy or Admiralty

356
Greenwich Hospital ; power for Admiralty to sue and be sued and to
distrain -

385
Title of Admiralty in actions

385
Actions not affected by changes in Admiralty

385
Costs -

385
Rights and prerogatives of the Crown preserved

385
Proceedings by information

386

462

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“ Admiralty Suits Act”
Admiralty; actions by and against ; title of

361, 392, 463
Costs of and against the Admiralty

392, 463
Rights and prerogatives of the Crown

392, 463
Informations and other Crown processes notwithstanding certain
Acts

392, 463
Dockyard Ports Regulation Act, 1864; actions against Queen's harbour
master and others

398
Notice and limitation of actions, general plea, tender and costs

398
Submarine Telegraphs Act, 1885; actions against officers

681
Limitation of actions, tender of amends and costs

681
Courts having jurisdiction

681
See also EVIDENCE.
ADMIRAL, LORD HIGH.

See Lord High ADMIRAL and ADMIRALTY.
ADMIRALTY.

Commissioners of to exercise authority and power of lord high admiral
Authority and power of commissioners not extended by statute 2 Wm. & M.

sess. 2. c. 2.
Officers incapable of sitting in Parliament

6
Powers and privileges of lord high admiral extend to commissioners and

vice versa
Powers and privileges of first commissioner extenc! to lord high admiral 69
Signatures to official documents

69
Members of the council

Not deemed to hold new office within 6 Anne, c. 41.
Substitution of commissioners for commissioners of navy and victualling
offices

73
Commissioners to the number of five may sit together in Parliament 74
Commissioners to act as justices in naval matters

74
Commissioners as justices not affected by the Municipal Corporations
Act, 1882

644
Power for two commirsioners to act in official matters

75
Style of commissioners in deeds, &c.

75
Style and title of commissioners

75, 361,

463
" Admiralty Powers, &c. Act, 1865”

392
Admiralty Lands and Works Act, 1864 ; see LAND

358
Admiralty Suits Act, 1868"; see LEGAL PROCEDURE

463
“Public Offices Site Act, 1882"

639
Acquisition of land for buildings for Admiralty and War Office

640
Lands vested in Commissioners of Works

640
Schedule of lands

641
Powers and duties under Greenwich Hospital Acts

678
ADMIRALTY, HIGH COURT OF.
Jurisdiction in matters of piracy

126
Jurisdiction in Scotland in matters of salvage

235
Jurisdiction as a prize court

347
Jurisdiction with regard to slave trade

553
See also VICE-ADMIRALTY Courts and Prize Counts.
AGENCY.

See NAVAL AGENCY.
AGREEMENTS.

See APPRENTICES and SEAMEN.
ALDERNEY HARBOUR.
Alderney Harbour (Transfer) Act, 1874"

566
Power for Queen to transfer to Admiralty or secretary for war

566
Vesting of estate in transferee

567
If in Admiralty subject to the Admiralty Lands and Works Act, 1864 567
If in-secretary for war subject to the Defence Act, 1842, and amend-
ing Acts

567
Orders in Council to be gazetted and laid before Parliament

567
See also HARBOURS.

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ALIENS

See NATURALIZATION.

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ALLIES.

Joint capture of prize
APPRENTICES.

Temporary exemption from impressment -
Protection from impressment granted by lord high admiral
Irish paupers, apprenticeship by guardians
Wages, payment of seamen or marines if claimed by a master under

apprenticeship deed
Power for court to rescind contract with master

See also SEAMEN (MERCHANT). (1)
“ARMY ACT, 1881."

Subject to an annual Act

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ARSON

See BURNING,

ARTILLERY.

See VOLUNTEERS and ROYAL NAVAL ARTILLERY VOLUNTEERS,

AUDIT.

See PorLIC MONEYS.

B.

BALLAST, REMOVAL OF.

Casting ballast and other matters into harbours or other waters
Manner of and time for unloading such matters

18
Taking ballast from shore or harbours

18, 328
T::rpaulins to be used when shipping or unshipping ballast

19
Licenses dispensing with provisions relative to ballast

19
Penalties relating to ballast, recovery of

19
Jurisdiction of commissioners of navy and justices of the peacc as to
offences

20
Form of conviction

20
Penalty on witnesses not attending on summons

21
Perjury of witnesses

21
Appeal to quarter sessions

21
Actions; limitation, venue, general issue, and costs

22
Saving of special rights, privileges, and jurisdictions

22
BANK.

See SAVINGS BANKS.

BANKRUPTCY.

The Bankruptcy Act, 1883 ”

Not to extend to Scotland or Ireland
Composition or scheme of arrangement
Bankrupt officer, trustee to receive and distribute pay
Court to communicate with chief officer of department
Half-pay or pension

Forfeiture of pension or half-pay
BEACONS.

See LIGHTHOUSES.
BIRTHS AT SEA.

See REGISTRATION OF BIRTAS AND Deatas.

668
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BOARD OF TRADE.
General functions of Board of Trade

163
Powers of officers if they suspect the law is not complied with

163
Penalty for obstructing or resisting the exercise of such powers 163
Inquiries by inspectors-
As to accidents to ships

164
As to compliance with the law of shipping

164
As to the condition and sufficiency of steam ships

164
Powers of inspectors

164
Expenses of witnesses

16+
Penalty on witnesses for neglecting to attend and give evidence

165
Penalty for impeding inspectors

165
Persons impeding may be detained

165
Superintendence of wreck ; see WRECK

217
“ Harbours Transfer Act, 1862"; see HARBOURS.
BOATS.

Customs regulations and forfeiture for breach ; see Customs.

See also FISHERIES.
BOUNTY.
Prize bounty, what and when payable

353
How to be calculated

354
Evidence in a prize court

354
Court to make decree declaring title to bounty

354
Decree subject to appeal

354
How and whence payment to be made

35+
Payment to sailors and marines as directed by order in council

376
Assignment, sale, &c. of bounty void

376
Fraud to obtain bounty

393
Slave trade, bounty for seizures ; see SLAVE TRADE.

See also NAVAL AGENCY.
BRITISH SHIP.
Qualifications of owner to constitute a ship a British ship

165
Natural born British subjects

165
Effect of taking oath of allegiance to foreign power

165
How that effect overcome

165
Denizens and persons
naturalized

165
Conditions on which they can be owners

166
Aliens not qualified by the Naturalization Act, 1870

480
Corporate bodies in British dominions

166
Transmission on death, &c. to unqualified owner; sale on application to court 176
Wrongfully assuming character of British ship

177
Concealing British character or assuming foreign

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Unqualified persons acquiring interest

178
False declarations as to qualification

178
Ship may be seized for above offences and brought before Admiralty
Court

178
Lability of officer for seizing ship

179
Declaration in Merchant Shipping Act that ship is not to be recognised as
a British ship

179
See also REGISTRY.
BUOYS.

See LIGHTHOUSES.
BURNING.
Burning Gorernment ships, buildings, or stores

7
Place of trial for such offences abroad
Setting fire to any ships

304
The same with intent to prejudice owners, underwriters, or others

304
Attempting to set fire to any ships
Placing or throwing gunpowder, &c. with intent to destroy ships

305
Firing dockyards, magazines, stores, &c.

411
BUYING.

See Offices, CLOTHING, MEDALS, STORES and Old METAL.

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CERTIFICATES.

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Discharge, certificate of-temporary protection from renewed service 81
Registry, certificate of ; see REGISTRY.
Suspension and cancellation of masters' and mates' certificates 201, 319
By whom the power is to be exercised

319
For incompetency or gross misconduct

201
Or wrongful act causing loss or damage to ship or loss of life

201
Or being superseded by order of court

201
Or conviction for any offence -

201
Or misconduct or causing loss or damage to ship or loss of life 201
Power of suspension and cancellation extended to engineers' cer-
tificates -

319
Rules respecting suspension and cancellation

319
Decision as to suspension or cancellation to be given in open court

319
Report, &c. to be sent to Board of Trade

319
Power for Board of Trade to return certificate or shorten period of sus-
pension

320
Suspension or cancellation, rules of procedure to be observed

320
Certificates to be delivered up to court or Board of Trade

201, 320
Board may grant new certiticate after cancellation

202
Colonies-
Examinations and certificates of competency

464
Powers for Queen in council respecting such certificates

464
Publication of orders in council in London Gazette -

465
CHAPLAINS.
To perform public service, and preach on board regularly

405
Duty of commanding officers to see this done

405
CHATHAM.
“The Chatham Lands Purchase Act, 1857"

251
Power for Admiralty to purchase certain lands in Chatham

252
Lands to be vested in commissioners of Admiralty

252
Written undertakings substituted for bonds required by Lands Clauses
Act

253
Powers given to apply to lands already taken or thereafter to be taken 253
Notices, how to be given

253
Lands purchased liable to land tax

253
Alteration of ways, sewers, &c.

253
Vesting of soil on alteration

253
Substitution of new sewers, gas, and water pipes for any stopped

254
Repair of substituted sewers, &c. for twelve months by commissioners 254
Repair of same after twelve months

254
Power for commissioners to sell or exchange lands

254
Vesting of lands exchanged

254
Payment of purchase moneys to paymaster-general

254
Lands to vest free from prior estates and incumbrances

255
Exercise of powers under the Chatham Lands Purchase Act, 1857, by
lord high admiral or two commissioners

255
Rights of the Queen in legal proceedings not to be prejudiced by the
Chatham Lands Purchase Act, 1857

255
Protection of commissioners personally from liability

255
Schedule to Chatham Lands Purchase Act, 1857

256
“ The Chatham Dockyard Act, 1861"

288
Power for commissioners of Admiralty to purchase certain lands

289
Lands vested in commissioners

289
Various powers for enlarging the dockyard

289
Certain wharves, &c. to be made before exercising powers
Power to further embank the Medway

291
Vesting of soil on purchase

291
Power to alter sewers, &c.

291
Sites thereof vested in commissioners

292
Vesting of substituted sewers, &c.

292
Power to enter lands to survey same

292
Lands subject to land tax

292

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