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CAP. XLII.
An Act to continue certain Acts for regulating Turnpike
Roads in Ireland.

(24th July 1854.] WHEREAS certain Acts for making, amending, and

repairing the Turnpike Roads in Ireland were, by an Act passed in the Session of Parliament holden in the Fourth 4 & 5 Vict. ' and Fifth Years of the Reign of Her present Majesty, amended c. 6.

and continued for a Time therein limited: And whereas the

said Acts were further continued from Time to Time, save as specially excepted: And whereas, under the Provisions of

an Act of the last Session of Parliament, the said Acts, save 16 & 17 Vict. ' as therein excepted, are further continued, and will remain in c. 76. • force until the Thirty-first Day of July in the present Year, or, if Parliament be then sitting, until the End of the then Session of Parliament: And whereas it is expedient that the several Acts for making, amending, or repairing Turnpike Roads in

Ireland should be further continued: 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. Any Act for making, amending, or repairing any Turnpike Acts for making Road or Roads in Ireland which will expire on the said Thirty- koads in Pree first Day of July in the present Year, or at or before the End of land, which will the present or next ensuing Session of Parliament, or before expire on the Thirty-first Day of July One thousand eight hundred and 31st July 1855,

&c. continued. fifty-five, shall be and the same is hereby continued, as amended by the said recited Act of the Fourth and Fifth Years of Her Majesty's Reign, until the Thirty-first Day of July One thousand eight hundred and fifty-five, or, if Parliament be then sitting, until the End of the then Session of Parliament.

II. Provided always, That nothing herein contained shall Nothing in this extend or apply to an Act of the Thirty-eighth Year of His late Act to apply to Majesty George the Third, intituled An Act for improving and and 39 G. 3. repairing the Turnpike Roads leading from the City of Cork to c. 52. the Brook which bounds the Counties of Cork and Tipperary, near the Foot of Kilworth Mountain, and for repealing the several Laws heretofore made relating to the said Act, or to an Act of the Thirty-ninth George the Third to explain and amend the said Act.

CAP. XLIII.
An Act to continue an Act of the Seventeenth Year

of Her present Majesty, for charging the Maintenance
of certain poor Persons in Unions in England and

Wales upon the Common Fund. [24th July 1854.] WHEREAS by the Act of the Seventeenth Year of Her 16 & 17 Vict.

Majesty, Chapter Seventy-seven, certain Provisions made c. 77. by the several Acts therein referred to for charging upon the

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Common Fund of the Union the Costs of the Relief and of • the Burial of certain poor Persons in those several Acts • described, and the Costs of removing and maintaining certain • Lunatic Paupers, were continued until the_Thirtieth Day

of September in this present Year, and to the End of the then

' next Session of Parliament: And whereas by another Act of 16 & 17 Vict. ' the same Session, Chapter Ninety-seven, certain of those Proc. 97.

visions relating to the Costs of the Removal and Maintenance • of such Lunatic Paupers were repealed; and it is expedient

that so much of the Provisions so continued by the first

mentioned Act as are now in force should be further continued • for a limited Time:' 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 : Provisions in

I. That all the said several temporary Provisions continued recited Act, 16 & 17 Vict, by the said Act of the Seventeenth Year of Her Majesty, c. 77., further Chapter Seventy-seven, which have not been repealed," shali continued. further continue in full Force until the Thirtieth Day of September

One thousand eight hundred and fifty-five, and to the End of the then next Session of Parliament.

CAP. XLIV.

G. 4, c. 74.

An Act for regulating and maintaining the Harbours of
Holyhead, and for vesting them in the Admiralty.

[24th July 1854.] WHEREAS by the Act Fourth George the Fourth, Chapter

Seventy-four, the Harbour of Holyhead in the County of Anglesea, and all Roads, Piers, Quays, Erections, and - Buildings whatsoevermade, erected, or built under the Authority • of the Act Fiftieth of George the Third, Chapter Ninety-three,

or belonging to the said Harbour, and the Ground and Soil " thereof on which the same were erected and built, and all Ground

applied for such Purposes, or purchased or taken by the Com"missioners under such last-mentioned Act, and all the Powers • and Authorities of such Act, were by the said Act of the · Fourth of George the Fourth, Chapter Seventy-four, vested ' in the Commissioners appointed and to be appointed by or

under that Act: And whereas by the Act Fourth of William

the Fourth, Chapter Forty-three, the said Harbour, and all • Lands, Houses, Hereditaments, Properties, Rights, and

Privileges whatsoever vested in the Commissioners under the

said Act of the Fourth of George the Fourth, Chapter Seventy- four, were vested in the Commissioners of His Majesty's Woods, • Forests, Land Revenues, Works, and Buildings, and other • Commissioners to be appointed under the said Act of the · Fourth of William the Fourth, Chapter Forty-three, now in recital: And whereas by the Act Eleventh of Victoria, Chapter Seventy-six, the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Woods,

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11 & 12 Vict.

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• Forests, Land Revenues, Works, and Buildings for the Time

being were empowered to purchase Lands for the Purpose of • another Harbour, namely, a Harbour of Refuge, at or near : Holyhead in the County of Anglesea, and divers Lands have • been purchased under the said Act for such Purpose: And · whereas by the Act Fifteenth of Victoria, Chapter Forty-two, 15 & 16 Vict.

all the Lands, Tenements, Hereditaments, and Property c. 42. 6 which at the Commencement of that Act should be vested in

the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Woods, Forests, Land Revenues, Works, and Buildings, under or for the Purposes,

of the said Acts of the Fourth of William the Fourth, Chapter · Forty-three, and the Eleventh of Victoria, Chapter Seventy-six,

were vested in the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Works

and Public Buildings, and their Successors : And whereas it ' is expedient that the said several Harbours, and all the said

Lands and Hereditaments, Powers, Authorities, Rights, and · Privileges, relating to the said Harbours, should be vested in the Commissioners for executing the Office of Lord High Admiral of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (herein elsewhere styled the Commissioners of the Admiralty),

and that such Commissioners should have the Control and • Management thereof: ’ Be it thereof 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 said several Harbours at or near Holyhead aforesaid, Harbours at herein-before mentioned or referred to, and all Docks, Roads, lovbeks, &e. Breakwaters, Lighthouses, Piers, Quays, Wharves, Erections, belonging Works, and Buildings belonging to the said Harbours, and thereto, vested each and every of them, and the Ground and Soil thereof, and in the Admi

ralty. all Lands and Hereditaments purchased or to be purchased or which may have become vested in any Commissioners, or to which they may be entitled under the herein-before recited Acts or any or either of them, or otherwise, for the Purposes of the said Harbours or any or either of them, are hereby solely and exclusively transferred to and vested in the Commissioners of the Admiralty, and their Successors in Office for ever, in trust for Her Majesty, Her Heirs and Successors, for the Public Service, and all the Powers, Rights, Authorities, and Privileges of, in, over, or upon or relating to the said Harbours and Hereditaments or any or either of them, and of imposing, collecting, taking, and recovering Rates and Duties, and of purchasing or acquiring Lands and Hereditaments for the Purposes of the said Harbours or any or either of them, and of appointing and removing Harbour Masters, Assistant Harbour Masters, Collectors, and other Officers for the same, which are or may be conferred by all or any one or more of the hereinbefore recited Acts, are hereby transferred to and vested in and may be exercised by the said Commissioners of the Admiralty exclusively, and the Commissioners and other Persons in whom

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the same are vested or might have become vested, under or by virtue of all or any of the said herein-before recited Acts, are hereby discharged from and shall cease to carry into execution and to exercise all and every the Trusts and Powers vested in or conferred upon them by the said Acts or any or either of them, and are hereby divested of all Estate and Interest therein, so far as regards the said Harbours and Hereditaments, Powers,

Authorities, Rights, and Privileges. Power to Ad II. From and after the passing of this Act, it shall be lawful miralty to for the Commissioners of the Admiralty to demand for every demand Tonnage Rates

for Vessel on board which may be shipped or from which may be Vessels, &c. as landed within the said Harbour of Refuge at Holyhead, for herein men. commercial Purposes, any Cattle, Beast, or Fowl, living or dead, tioned.

or any Provisions, Stores, Goods, or Merchandise, for every
Time such Vessel uses or enters such Harbour, and ships or
lands such Articles as aforesaid, any Sum for every Ton
Measurement of such Vessel not exceeding the Rates herein-
after mentioned; and every such Rate shall be payable by
the Master, Owner, or Consignee of such Vessel ; (that is to
say,)
For every such Vessel coming into the said Harbour of

Refuge from any Port or Ports other than a Port in the
United Kingdom, a Sum not exceeding the Sum of Two-
pence for every Ton of such Vessel at the Discretion of the

said Commissioners : And for every other such Vessel, a Sum not exceeding the

Sum of One Halfpenny forevery Ton of such Vessel, at

Discretion of the said Commissioners : Vessels using And every Ship or Vessel which may be permitted to use Her Her Majesty's Majesty's Steam Tugs, or any one or more of them, shall pay Steam Tugs

such Sum or Sums of Money for the same, according to the to pay such Sums as the the Draught of the said Ship or Vessel, and the Time employed Admiralty

or Distance towed, as the Commissioners of the Admiralty shall shall appoint.

at any Time or Times appoint; and such Sum or Sums of Money shall be recoverable, with Costs, in the same Manner and from such Persons as the said Rates or Dues last herein

before mentioned. Certain Clauses III. The following Clauses of the “ Harbours, Docks, and of 10 & 11 Vict. Piers Clauses Act, 1847," shall, so far as the same can or rated with this may be applicable to the said Harbour of Refuge at Holyhead,

and the Docks, Piers, Wharves, Quays, and other Works thereof, and the Rates or Dues imposed by this Act, be and the same are hereby incorporated with this Act; that is to say, the Clauses of the Harbours, Docks, and Piers Clauses Act, 1847," with respect to the Rates to be taken by the Undertakers (with the Exception of Sections Twenty-five and Twenty-six of that Act), the Clauses of such Act with respect to the Collection and Recovery of Rates, with respect to the Accounts to be kept of the Rates and of the Vessels in respect of which they are payable, and with respect to the discharging of Vessels and the Removal of the Goods.

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IV. For the Purposes of the Clauses of the “ Harbours, As to Clauses Docks, and Piers Clauses Act, 1847," incorporated with this of 198 11 Vict.

c. 27. incorpoAct, this Act shall be and be deemep to be the Special Act, rated. and the Commissioners of the Admiralty shall be and be deemed, to be the Undertakers mentioned or referred to in such Clauses or in some of such Clauses.

V. The Rates or Dues hereby imposed in respect of the Application of said Harbour of Refuge, and each and every of them, which Rates. may be received or collected under the Authority of this Act, shall be applied, in the first place, in or towards paying Salaries and Allowances to the Harbour Master, Assistant Harbour Master, and other Officers of the said Harbour of Refuge, and, in the next place, in or towards repairing or improving the same Harbour, and its Works and Approaches thereto, as the Commissioners of the Admiralty may at any Time or Times and from Time to Time direct.

VI. It shall be lawful for the Commissioners of the Adiniralty Admiralty may and they are hereby authorized and empowered to appoint, if appoint Harand as they think fit, a Harbour Master, Assistant Harbour and other OffiMaster, and other Officers for the said Harbour of Refuge at cers for the or near Holyhead, and from Time to Time to remove any such Harbour of

Refuge. Harbour Master, Assistant Harbour Master, and other Officers, or any of them, and to appoint any other or others in his or their Stead, at the Will and Pleasure of the said Commissioners; and all the Powers and Authorities conferred by the said Act of the Fourth of George the Fourth, Chapter Seventy-four, upon the Harbour Master, Assistant Harbour Master, and other Officers of the Harbour of Holyhead, referred to in the same Act, are, as regards the said Harbour of Refuge and its Works and the Purposes thereof, hereby conferred upon and shall be exercised by every Harbour Master, Assistant Harbour Master, and other Officers who may be appointed under or by virtue of this Act for the said Harbour of Refuge. VII. The Thirty-eighth, Thirty-ninth, Fortieth, Forty-first, Certain Sec

tions of 4 G. 4. Forty-second, Forty-third, Forty-fifth, Forty-sixth, Forty

c. 74. extended seventh, Forty-eighth, Forty-ninth, Fiftieth, Fifty-first, Fifty- to the Harbour second, Fifty-third, Fifty-fifth, and Fifty-sixth Sections of the of Refuge. said Act of the Fourth of George the Fourth, Chapter Seventyfour, are hereby extended and made applicable also to the said Harbour of Refuge, in the same Manner as the same Sections are applicable to the said Harbour of Holyhead referred to in the said Act of the Fourth of George the Fourth, Chapter Seventyfour, and as if the said Harbour of Refuge had been mentioned in the said Sections together with the said Harbour of Holyhead ; How Penalties and all Penalties and Forfeitures against this Act, or any may be reByelaw, Rule, Order, Regulation, or Ordinance of the said covered. Commissioners of the Admiralty, made under or by virtue of this Act, shall be recoverable in a summary Manner before any Justice of the Peace for the County of Anglesea, or before any Justice of the Peace acting for the Division, Riding, County, Town, City, Borough, or Place where the Party liable [No. 18. Price 2d.]

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