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the said Court, Judge, or Recorder respectively should seem

fit, and should fiat the same or any Portions thereof, according • as the same should be allowed either by the full Court or by o any of the Judges thereof or the Recorder respectively: And

whereas since the passing of the last-mentioned Act a certain • Portion of the Quay Wall of the said River within the Limits

herein-before inentioned required to be repaired, and the said • Corporation for preserving and improving the Port of Dublin

have repaired the Breach in said Walls, and expended a Sum • of One thousand three hundred and ten Pounds Sixteen • Shillings and Elevenpence in and about making said Repairs, ' and which said Sum of One thousand three hundred and ten · Pounds Sixteen Shillings and Elevenpence hath not been

assessed, applotted, or levied, nor hath it been repaid to the o said Corporation for preserving and improving the Port of Dublin, nor can the same, by reason of the Alterations made ' in the Mode of raising and levying Rates formerly raised and • levied by the Grand Juries of the County of the City of Dublin, be now raised or levied under or by virtue of the • Provisions of the said herein-before recited Act of the First and • Second Years of Her present Majesty : And whereas it is

necessary to make Provision for the Purpose of reimbursing

the said Corporation for preserving and improving the Port of Dublin in the said Sum of One thousand three hundred and

ten Pounds Sixteen Shillings and Elevenpence so expended ' in and about the said Repairs beretofore made, and for the

future maintaining and repairing of the said Quay Walls, and • for repairing or rebuilding the several Bridges between Carlisle Bridge and Barrack Bridge and including the said Two

Bridges, under and by virtue of the Powers and Provisions of the said Acts herein-before named, that is to say, the “ Act to provide for the Collection of Rates in the City of Dublinand " the Dublin Improvement Act, and of this Act, in the Manner herein-after mentioned, and that all and every Sum

and Sums of Money which it may be hereafter necessary ' to raise or levy for the Purpose of the Maintenance, Preservastion, or Reparation of the said Portion of the said Quay - Wall herein-before specified, and the repairing or rebuilding • all the said Bridges, shall be estimated, assessed, applotted, - collected, raised, and paid over to the said Corporation for • preserving and improving the Port of Dublin, under the Powers • and Provisions of the said Two last-mentioned Acts and of • this Act, in the 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, as follows:

I. The Town Clerk of the City of Dublin shall include and insert in the Schedule of such Applications as shall be agreed to with respect to Grand Jury Cess previous to next Michaelmas Term, an Application by and on behalf of the said Corporation

for

Certain Sums to be included by Town Clerk in Schedule

s to

for preserving and improving the Port of Dublin for the said of Appli

cations preSum of One thousand three hundred and ten Pounds Sixteen vi Shillings and Elevenpence so expended by the said Corporation Michaelmas in and about the said Repairs of the said Quay Wall as Term, aforesaid, and also a Sum of Thirty-two Pounds Fifteen Shillings and Fivepence, being Two Pounds Ten Shillings per Centum on the said Sum of One thousand three hundred and ten Pounds Sixteen Shillings and Elevenpence, for the Costs of Collection, and that the said Court of Queen's Bench, or any Judge thereof who shall preside in the said Court when the Applications contained in such Schedule shall be brought before him for Consideration, shall allow and fiat the Sum of One thousand three hundred and forty-three Pounds Twelve Shillings and Fourpence to and for the said Corporation for preserving and improving the Port of Dublin.

II. When and immediately after the said Application shall When Applibe so fiated, the said Sum of One thousand three hundred and cation fiated,

the said Sum forty-three Pounds Twelve Shillings and Fourpence shall be shall be apapplotted, assessed, raised, and levied by the said Collector plotted, &c. General of Rates appointed by the said Act to provide for the by Collector Collection of Rates in the City of Dublin, in the same Manner defined by as the Police Rate, on and out of all Houses and other Buildings 6 & 7 W. 4. erected within the District of Dublin Metropolis, as defined or e. 29. authorized to be defined by an Act of the Sixth and Seventh Years of the Reign of King William the Fourth, intituled An Act for improving the Police in the District of Dublin Metropolis, and any other Act amending the same : The said Collector General of Rates shall have all the same Powers and Authorities for applotting, assessing, levying, and collecting, lodging, disbursing, and paying over the said Sum of One thousand two hundred and forty-three Pounds Twelve Shillings and Fourpence, and any Arrears in respect of the same, as are now vested in him for applotting, assessing, levying, and collecting the Police Rates in the said District of Dublin Metropolis, under and by virtue of the said last-mentioned Act, or otherwise howsoever.

III. When and as the said Sum shall be so collected and Sum when levied, the Sum of One thousand three hundred and ten Pounds collected to

be paid into Sixteen Shillings and Elevenpence shall be lodged in the Bank Bank. of Ireland to the Credit of an Account for the said Corporation for preserving and improving the Port of Dublin, to the separate Account to be kept therein with the said Corporation as hereinafter mentioned, and to be paid to the said Corporation in discharge of the said Sum so expended by them as before mentioned.

IV. From and after the passing of this Act, and when and so Ballast often as it shall be necessary to expend any such Sum or Sums Board to

furnish Esof Money for the Purpose of preserving or repairing the said timates for Portion of the said Quay Wall herein-before mentioned, and Repair of also for the Purpose of repairing or rebuilding all the said Quay Wall,

and Levies Bridges, the said Corporation for preserving and improving the to be made. Port of Dublin shall, on or before the First Day of September if Estimates

in approved.

Credit of venpence the hundrede

IV. 25 it shall be Purpose of all herein bebuilding

in every Year, by their Secretary or other public Officer, estimate and ascertain, as nearly as may be, the Amounts of the Sums of Money which they shall deem to be so necessary for preserving and repairing the said Portion of the said Quay Wall for Twelve Months next following the First Day of January in each Year, by the Name of the Quay Wall Tax, and also for repairing or re-building the said Bridges: and the said Corporation for preserving and improving the Port of Dublin shall, by their Secretary or other public Officer, sign and certify such Estimate, and transmit the same, on or before the First Day of September in every Year, to the Town Clerk of the City of Dublin ; and immediately after the Day fixed by the Council of the said Borough of Dublin for receiving such Applications the said Council shall proceed to investigate such Estimate or Application, and decide upon them at an open Meeting of the said Council or of a Committee thereof authorized in that Behalf, in the same Manner as the said Council is authorized and empowered in respect of other Presentments; and if the said Estimate or Application should be agreed to by the said Council or Committee thereof, then the said Estimate or Application shall be inserted by the Town Clerk of the said Borough in the Schedule of Applications agreed to by the said Town Council, according to the Provisions of the Dublin Improvement Act, 1849, to be made out; and every such Estimate or Application shall be subject to such Consideration by the Court of Queen's Bench or any Judge thereof, and to such Orders, Allowance, or Disallowance by such Court or Judge respectively, and also to such Traverses or Objections, as is provided with respect to Applications or Presentments in and by the said last-mentioned

Act authorized to be made. If Estimate V. In case any such Estimate or Application shall not be not approved

sanctioned by the said Council, the Parties making such Appliof, Application to be cation shall be at liberty (on giving Six Days Notice of his made to Intention to do so) to bring the same before the Court or Court at Time of

Judge respectively at the Time of fiəting Presentments, and if fiating Pre it shall appear to the said Court or Judge respectively that such sentments, Presentment or Presentments should have been made, the same

shall be added to the Schedules sent by the Town Clerk, under the separate Heading “ Quay Wall Tax” or “ Bridge Tax”

respectively, as the Case may be. Sums to be VI. The Amount of such Sum and Sums as shall from Time applotted and

to Time be so presented or fiated as aforesaid shall be applotted, raised same as the Police Rate. raised, and levied by the Collector General of Rates in the same

Manner as the Police Rate, and all the Provisions by the said Act called “ The Act to provide for the Collection of Rates in the City of Dublin,provided for the applotting, assessing, raising, levying, lodging, accounting for, auditing, and paying over the Sums in the said Acts in that Behalf mentioned, shall extend and be applicable to the said Quay Wall Tax and Bridge Tax respectively, as fully as if the same had been specifically mentioned in the said Act, and been declared to be one of the

Rates Rates leviable thereunder: Provided, however, that the said Quay Wall Tax and Bridge Tax respectively shall be raised and levied on and out of all Houses and other Buildings erected within the said District of Dublin Metropolis as aforesaid; and the said Monies so levied shall be lodged in the Bank of Ireland to the Credit of an Account for the said Corporation for preserving and improving the Port of Dublin, to a separate Account to be called “The Quay Wall and Bridge Tax Accounts.”

VII. So much of the said Act called An Act to make further So much of Provisions and to amend the Acts relating to the Harbour of 1

€ 1& 2 Vict. c. 36.

as inconsistent Kingstown and the Port and Harbour of Dublin, or of every with this Act, other Act respecting the Quay Walls, as is contradictory to or &c. repealed. inconsistent with the Provisions of this Act, shall be and is hereby repealed. VIII. So much of the several Acts as are herein-before Parts of Acts shall or may be found necessary for the Purposes to be incorpo.

herein recited of this Act, shall be considered, deemed, and taken to be rated. incorporated herein.

IX. This Act shall commence and take effect from the Tenth CommenceDay of December One thousand eight hundred and fifty-four. ment

CAP. XXIII.
An Act for raising the Sum of Six Millions by
Exchequer Bonds and Exchequer Bills.

[16th June 1854.]
Most Gracious Sovereign,
W E, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal Subjects, the

Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, in Parliament assenabled, towards raising the necessary Supplies which we have cheerfully granted to Your Majesty, have resolved to give and grant unto Your Majesty the Sums , 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. It shall be lawful for the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury may Treasury of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland raise 2,000,0001.

*by Exchequer to issue Exchequer Bonds, bearing Interest from the Eighth B Day of May One thousand eight hundred and fifty-four at Three Pounds Ten Shillings per Centum per Annum, to be paid off at Par on the Eighth Day of May One thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight, for any Sums not exceeding in the whole Two Millions, to any Person who may have subscribed for such Bonds at a Price not less than Ninety-eight Pounds Fifteen Shillings per Centum, to be paid at the Rate of One hundred Pounds One Shilling if in Money, or in Exchequer Bills at Par, for every One hundred Pounds so subscribed ; and all Exchequer Bills so subscribed shall be delivered up to be

cancelled

onds.

cancelled ; and all Payments in Money shall be placed to the Account of Her Majesty's Exchequer in the Books of the

Governor and Company of the Bank of England. Instalments.

II. Such Parties, their Executors, Administrators, Successors, and Assigns, as have subscribed for any such Exchequer Bonds, and shall have made a Deposit of Ten Pounds per Centum on the Eighth, Ninth, or Tenth Days of May One thousand eight hundred and fifty-four, and shall pay the further Instalments in completion of the Price at the following Times; viz.

Thirty Pounds per Centum on the Ninth Day of June next;
Twenty Pounds per Centum on the Eleventh Day of July

next;
Twenty Pounds per Centum on the Eighth Day of

September next;
And the remaining Twenty Pounds on the Seventeenth

Day of October next;
shall on completing such Subscription be entitled to the Bonds
for which they have severally subscribed; and Interest at the
Rate of Three Pounds Ten Shillings per Centum per Annum,
from the Day of Payment up to the respective Days on which
the Instalments fall due, shall be paid to such Parties as shall
pay the Instalments at an earlier Period; and unless such
Parties so subscribing shall pay the whole of such Instalments,
the Deposit and Instalments actually paid shall be forfeited, and

no Bonds shall be issued on account of such Subscription. Treasury may III. It shall be lawful for the Commissioners of Her Majesty's raise a further Treasury to issue from Time to Time, but not later than the Amount of 4,000,000l. on

Fifth Day of April One thousand eight hundred and fifty-five, Exchequer a further Amount of Exchequer Bonds for any Sums not

exceeding in the whole Four Millions, at any Prices and on any Terms which may be determined upon by the said Commissioners, and such Bonds shall bear such Rates of Interest, not exceeding Four Pounds per Centum per Annum, as shall be fixed by the said Commissioners, and shall be paid off at Par at the Expiration, of any Period or Periods not exceeding Six Years from the Day such Bonds shall bear Date, and also to authorize the Issue of Scrip Receipts in anticipation of the Preparation of such Bonds, and such Scrip Receipts shall be in such Form as the said Commissioners shall direct, and shall be exchanged at such Times and under such Regulations as the said Commissioners shall prescribe in that respect for Bonds of the like Amount and Value, which Scrip Receipts shall pass by Delivery to Bearer until after Seven Days Notice be given by the said Commissioners in the London Gazette that such Bonds

are ready to be delivered in exchange for such Scrip Receipts. Interest and IV. The Interest on all Exchequer Bonds issued under the Repayment of Authority of this Act which shall bear Date on the Eighth Day Principal Money.

of May One thousand eight hundred and fifty-four shall be payable half-yearly, on the Eighth Day of May and the Eighth Day of November, the first Payment thereon to be payable on

the

Bonds.

Terms

in the whole Exchequed eight hundrot later thajesty's

Receipts inip Receipts shal shall be es id com

rs shall prescriber such Rect, and shall be such Form

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