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Municipal Borough of Salford, shall be paid out of the Borough Funds of that Borough, and the Treasurer of the said Borough is hereby directed and required to pay the same accordingly.

CAP. XXI.
An Act to apply the Sum of Eight Millions out of the

Consolidated Fund to the Service of the Year One
thousand eight hundred and fifty-four.

[16th June 1854.] Most Gracious Sovereign, WE,

CE, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal Subjects, the

Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, in Parliament assembled, towards making good the supply which we have cheerfully granted to Your Majesty in this Session of Parliament, have resolved to 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:

I. There shall and may be issued and applied, for or There shall towards making good the Supply granted to Her Majesty for be applied the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and fifty- of 1854 four, the Sum of Eight Millions out of the Consolidated Fund the Sum of of the United Kingdoin of Great Britain and Ireland, and the 8,000,0001. Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury of the United King- Consolidated

out of the dom of Great Britain and Ireland, or the Lord High Treasurer Fund. of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, for the Time being, are or is hereby authorized and empowered to issue and apply the same accordingly.

II. It shall be lawful for the said Commissioners of Her The TreaMajesty's Treasury from Time to Time, by Warrant under sury may their Hands, to cause or direct any Number of Exchequer Bills 8,000,0001. to be made out at the Receipt of Her Majesty's Exchequer at of EscheWestminster for any Sum or Sums of Money not exceeding in guer Bills to the whole the Sum of Eight Millions; and such Exchequer in manner Bills shall be made out in the same or like Manner, Form, and prescribed by Order, and according to the same or like Rules and Directions, 48 G. 3. c. 1., as are directed and prescribed in an Act passed in the Forty- c. 15., and eighth Year of the Reign of His Majesty King George the 5 & 6 Vict. Third, intituled An Act for regulating the issuing and paying 6 66. off of Exchequer Bills, and in another Act passed in the Session of Parliament holden in the Fourth and Fifth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King William the Fourth, intituled An Act to regulate the Office of the Receipt of His Majesty's Exchequer at Westminster, and in another Act passed in the Session of Parliament holden in the Fifth and Sixth Years of the Reign of Her present Majesty, intituled An Act for further regulating the Preparation and Issue of Exchequer Bills.

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III. All and every the Clauses, Provisoes, Powers, Privileges, cited Acts

Advantages, Penalties, Forfeitures, and Disabilities contained extended to in the said recited Acts shall be applied and extended to the this Act. Exchequer 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, Provisoes, Powers, Privileges, Advantages, Penalties, Forfeitures, and Disabilities had been particularly

repeated and re-enacted in the Body of this Act. Interest on IV. The Exchequer Bills to be made out in pursuance of this Exchequer

Act, shall and may bear an Interest not exceeding the Rate of Bills.

Threepence Halfpenny per Centum per Diem upon or in respect

of the whole of the Monies respectively contained therein. Bank of

V. It shall and may be lawful for the Governor and Company England may of the Bank of England, and they are hereby empowered, to advance 8,000,0007, take, accept, and receive the Exchequer Bills authorized to on the Credit be made out in pursuance of this Act, and to advance or of this Act, notwith

lend to Her Majesty, at the Receipt of the Exchequer at standing Westminster, upon the Credit of the Sum granted by this Act, 5 & 6 W. & M. out of the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom of Great C. 20.

Britain and Ireland, any Sum or Sums of Money not exceeding in the whole the Sum of Eight Millions, anything in an Act passed in the Fifth and Sixth Years of the Reign of King William and Queen Mary, intituled An Act for granting to Their Majesties several Rates and Duties upon the Tonnage of Ships and Vessels, and upon Beer, Ale, and other Liquors, and for securing certain Recompences and Advantages in the said Act mentioned to such Persons as shall voluntarily advance the Sum of One million five hundred thousand Pounds towards carrying on the War against France, or in any other Act or Acts, to the contrary notwithstanding:

VI. It shall be lawful for the said Commissioners of Her pared by

Majesty's Treasury, and they are hereby authorized and virtue of this

empowered, to cause such Bills as shall be prepared by virtue delivered to of this Act to be delivered from Time to Time to the Governor the Bank, as

and Company of the Bank of England, in such Proportions as Security for

the Public Service may require, as Security for any Advance or Advances which may be made to Her Majesty by the said Governor and Company of the Bank of England under the

Authority of this Act. Monies

VII. İt shall be lawful for the said Commissioners of Her raised to be

Majesty's Treasury to issue and apply from Time to Time all applied to the Services such Sums of Money as shall be raised by Exchequer Bills to voted by the be made out in pursuance of this Act to such Services as shall Commons.

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

Parliament. Exchequer VIII. The Principal Sum or Sums of Money to be contained Bills made chargeable

in all such Exchequer Bills to be made forth by virtue of this upon the Act, together with the Interest that may become due thereon, growing shall be and the same are hereby made chargeable and charged Produce of upon the growing Produce of the Consolidated Fund of the

Bills pre

Act to be

such Advances.

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in the next the Consoli-
succeeding Quarter to that in which the said Exchequer Bills dated Fund.
have been issued; and it shall be lawful for the said Commissioners
of Her Majesty's Treasury for the Time being, and they are
hereby authorized, from Time to Time, by Warrant under
their Hands, to direct the Comptroller General of the Receipt
of the Exchequer at Westminster, in such Manner as they
shall think necessary, to grant a Credit on the Exchequer Funds
in the Bank of England unto such Person or Persons as shall be
named in the said Warrant, which Credit shall be chargeable on
and paid out of the growing Produce of the said Consolidated
Fund of the next succeeding Quarter to that in which the said
Exchequer Bills have been issued, for any Sum or Sums of
Money not exceeding in the whole a Sum sufficient to discharge
and pay off the Principal Sum or Sums of Money contained
in such Exchequer Bills then outstanding, and which may have
been made out and issued by virtue of this Act, together with
all such Interest as may be due thereupon.

CAP. XXII.
An Act to enable the Collector General of Dublin to

levy Money to repay a certain Outlay by the Cor-
poration for preserving and improving the Port of
Dublin in and about repairing the Quay Wall of
the River Liffey, and for future Repairs thereof, and
for repairing and rebuilding Bridges over the said
River.

[16th June 1854.] WHEREAS under several Acts of Parliament the Build

ing, Repair, and Preservation of the Quay Walls of the River Anna Liffey was intrusted to the Corporation for preserving and improving the Port of Dublin, and in consideration thereof a certain Assessment or Frontage Rate was imposed upon Grounds, Houses, and Buildings adjoining and fronting any of the Quays of said River: And whereas by an Act passed in the First and Second Years of the Reign of

Her present Majesty, intituled An Act to make further 1 & 2 Vict. 'Provisions and to amend the Acts relating to the Harbour of

Kingstown and the Port and Harbour of Dublin, it is recited, ' that the Quay Walls Westward of the Bridge called Carlisle

Bridge, and extending to the Bridge called Barrack Bridge, had been built, and were then in good Order and Repair, and would not require for the maintaining or repairing

of the same a Suni equal to the full Amount of the Duty or * Rate theretofore leviable upon the Inhabitants of that Part • of said Quays; and it was thereby enacted that from and after • the First Day of July One thousand eight hundred and thirty

eight the said Rate or Duty theretofore payable to or leviable by the said Corporation within the Limits aforesaid, and all Arrears thereof, should cease and determine, and should not be any longer leviable by the said Corporation : And whereas

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it was by the last-mentioned Act further enacted, that whenever the said Corporation should on the First Sitting "Day of any Easter or Michaelmas Term cause to be laid ' before the Court of Queen's Bench, signed with the proper * Names and Handwriting of any Three Members of the said • Corporation, and sealed with their Corporate Seal, an Estimate • of the probable Expense of executing or making any Repairs

which at any Time or Times should be wanting on or by the

said Quay Walls within the Limits aforesaid, verified by the • Affidavit of Two skilful Persons, or by the Affidavit of the · Ballast Master for the Time being of the said Corporation, the

said Court of Queen's Bench should in each and every such • Case charge the Grand Jury of the County of the City • of Dublin and the Grand Jury of the County of Dublin to • meet in One Room at a certain Time to be named by the • said Court, and that it should then be lawful to and for ' the said Grand Juries, when so assembled, or any Twenty• four Members thereof, and they were thereby required, to • present the whole Amount of the Estimate so laid before them

to be raised and levied by One Instalment or by equal half6 yearly Instalments at every Easter and Michaelmas Term on • and out of all Houses and other Buildings erected or to be

erected within the District of the Metropolis, and to be paid by all and every the Owners or Occupiers thereof, and for • the raising of such Sum on the said Inhabitants, as the Case "might be, to present a certain Rate of Assessment, which • should be agreed on by the said Grand Juries or any • Twenty-four Members thereof, of a certain Sum in the Pound (to be levied on the Value of all such Houses or other • Buildings according to the Valuation by which they were then • or thereafter might be valued or rated for or towards the • Maintenance of the Police Establishment of the said District, 6 and that it should be lawful for the said Grand Juries or any • Twenty-four Members thereof to make such Presentment as • aforesaid, whether they should have been approved of by the • Presentment Sessions for such Counties respectively or not: . And whereas in and by an Act of Parliamento passed in the

- Twelfth and Thirteenth Years of Her present Majesty's 12 & 13 Vict. • Reign, intituled An Act to provide for the Collection of Rates

in the City of Dublin, it is enacted, that from and after the · Tenth Day of December One thousand eight hundred and fifty • the several Powers, Duties, and Authorities of applotting, • levying, and collecting the Rates, Cesses, Taxes, and Rents

specified in Schedule (A.) to the said last-mentioned. Act ' annexed should cease to be exercised by the Bodies Politic or • Corporate, Boards, Commissioners, or Persons empowered by

any Act or Acts to applot, levy, and collect the same, but

should be vested in and exercised by the Collector General • of Rates in the said last-named Act of Parliament mentioned, " and should be performed in the Manner in the said last' mentioned Act directed: And whereas in and by an Act

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• passed in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Years of Her present

Majesty's Reign, intituled “ The Dublin Improvement Act, ' 1849,” it is enacted, that on and after the Day on which the ' said Acts should come into operation, all the Powers and

Duties of the Grand Jury of the County of the City of Dublin " and the Sessions Grand Jury of the City of Dublin, in

relation to the presenting and levying of Rates or Cesses as aforesaid, should cease and determine within the said Borough, and that from the Time aforesaid all the Powers theretofore

exercised by or vested in relation to the presenting and levying • of Rates and Cesses for local Purposes within the Borough of Dublin in the said Grand Jury or said Sessions Grand Jury

should be transferred and be solely exercised by the Council of ' the said Borough; and it is thereby enacted, that the Council

of the said Borough should fix a Time once in every Year ' to receive Applications for all Things then aụthorized to be • done by the Grand Jury of the County of the City of Dublin or the said Sessions Grand Jury in relation to fiscal • Matters, Rates, or Cesses within the Borough of Dublin, and • that such Applications should be made in like Form as the

same were then authorized to be made in Cases of Application • for Presentments, and that immediately after the Day so fixed ' for receiving such Applications the Council should proceed to ' investigate such Applications, and decide upon them at an ' open Meeting of the said Council or of a Committee thereof ' authorized in that Behalf, and that a Schedule of such Appli• cations as might be agreed to with respect to Grand Jury • Cess should be made out by the Town Clerk, who should lodge • the same Two clear Days before the First Day of Hilary Term ' in the Year One thousand eight hundred and fifty-one, and · Two clear Days before the First Day of Michaelmas Term in • said Year One thousand eight hundred and fifty-one, and Two

clear Days before the First Day of Michaelmas Term in every succeeding Year, with the Clerk of the Crown of ' the Queen's Bench, and that a Schedule of such Applications

as might be agreed to with respect to Sessions Grand • Jury Cess should be made by the said Town Clerk, who

should lodge the same in every Year subsequent to the Year • One thousand eight hundred and fifty-one Two clear Days • before the First Day of October Quarter Sessions in every ' succeeding Year with the Clerk of the Peace for the City ' of Dublin, and that thereupon it should be lawful for the Court of Queen's Bench or any Judge of the said Court • and the Recorder of the City of Dublin respectively to fix Days for the Consideration of the said Presentments, and that on such Days at least Twenty Members of the said Council should attend the said Court or Judge or Recorder respectively, . and that the said Court, Judge, or Recorder respectively, after • hearing all Parties affected by or interested in such Present

ments, should make such Orders therein, and should allow or • disallow the same or any of them or any Portion thereof, as to

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