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LXXXIX. An Act to amend the Laws for the better Pre

vention of the Sale of Spirits by unlicensed Persons, and for

the Suppression of Illicit Distillation, in Ireland. 456 XC. An Act to repeal the Laws relating to Usury and to the Enrolment of Annuities.

463 XCI. An Act for the Valuation of Lands and Heritages in Scotland.

466 XCII. An Act to continue an Act of the Eleventh Year of

Her present Majesty, for the better Prevention of Crime and Outrage in certain Parts of Ireland.

487 XCIII. An Act for the Exchange of the Office in Somerset

House of the Duchy of Cornwall for an Office to be erected in Pimlico on the Hereditary Possessions of the Crown. 487 XCIV. An Act to alter the Mode of providing for certain

Expenses now charged upon certain Branches of the Public Revenues and upon the Consolidated Fund.

492 XCV. An Act to make better Provision for the Administration of the Laws relating to the Public Health.

501 XCVI. An Act for allowing Gold Wares to be manufactured

at a lower Standard than that now allowed by Law, and to amend the Law relating to the assaying of Gold and Silver Wares.

503 XCVII. An Act to amend and extend the Acts for the

Inclosure, Exchange, and Improvement of Land. 505 XCVIII. An Act to regulate the Salaries of the Parochial Schoolmasters of Scotland.

511 XCIX. An Act to provide for the Establishment of a National

Gallery of Paintings, Sculpture, and the Fine Arts, for the Care of a Public Library, and the Erection of a Public Museum, in Dublin.

512 C. An Act to make further Provision for the more speedy

and efficient Despatch of Business in the High Court of Chancery.

519 CI. An Act to continue and amend the Acts now in force relating to Friendly Societies.

522 CII. An Act to consolidate and amend the Laws relating to

Bribery, Treating, and undue Influence at Elections of Members of Parliament.

522 CIII. An Act to make better Provision for the paving, lighting,

draining, cleansing, supplying with Water, and Regulation of Towns in Ireland.

537 CIV. An Act to amend and consolidate the Acts relating to Merchant Shipping.

583 CV. An Act to amend the Laws relating to the Militia in England and Wales.

793 CVI. An

CVI. An Act for amending the Laws relating to the Militia, and raising a Volunteer Force, in Scotland.

813 CVII. An Act to amend the Laws relating to the Militia,

and for raising a Volunteer Militia Force, in Ireland. 837 CVIII. An Act to suspend the making of Lists and the Ballots for the Militia of the United Kingdom.

851 CIX. An Act to defray the Charge of the Pay, Clothing, and

contingent and other Expenses of the Disembodied Militia in Great Britain and Ireland ; to grant Allowances in certain Cases to Subaltern Officers, Adjutants, Paymasters, Quartermasters, Surgeons, Assistant Surgeons, Surgeons Mates, and Serjeant Majors of the Militia ; and to authorize the Employment of the Non-commissioned Officers.

852 CX. An Act to provide for the Repayment of Monies advanced

from the Exchequer to the County of Mayo for Public Purposes.

873 CXI. An Act to continue and amend the Metropolitan Sewers Acts.

877 CXII. An Act to afford greater Facilities for the Establish

ment of Institutions for the Promotion of Literature and Science and the Fine Arts, and to provide for their better Regulation.

882 CXIII. An Act to amend the Law relating to the Administration of the Estates of deceased Persons.

892 CXIV. An Act to extend the Rights enjoyed by the Graduates

of the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge in respect to the Practice of Physic to the Graduates of the University of London.

892 CXV. An Act to amend the Law relative to the Removal of Prisoners in Custody.

894 CXVI. An Act to continue and amend an Act to facilitate

the Management and Improvement of Episcopal and Capitular Estates in England.

896 CXVII. An Act to facilitate the Sale and Transfer of Incumbered Estates in the West Indies.

901 CXVIII. An Act to empower the Legislature of Canada to

alter the Constitution of the Legislative Council for that Province, and for other Purposes.

919 CXIX. An Act for regulating Appointments to Offices in the

Court of Bankruptcy, and for amending the Laws relating to Bankrupts.

921 CXX. An Act to repeal certain Acts and Parts of Acts re

lating to Merchant Shipping, and to continue certain Provisions in the said Acts.

928 CXXI. An

CXXI. An Act to apply a Sum out of the Consolidated Fund

and certain other Sums to the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and fifty-four, and to appropriate

the Supplies granted in this Session of Parliament 936 CXXII. An Act for the further Alteration and Amendment of the Laws and Duties of Customs.

965 CXXIII. An Act to render any Dealing with Securities issued

during the present War between Russia and England by the Russian Government a Misdemeanor.

972 CXXIV. An Act to settle the Contribution to be made by

certain Baronies in Roscommon and Galway and the County of the Town of Galway to the Midland Great Western Railway of Ireland Company.

974 CXXV. An Act for the further Amendment of the Process,

Practice, and Mode of Pleading in and enlarging the Jurisdiction of the Superior Courts of Common Law at Westminster, and of the Superior Courts of Common Law of the Counties Palatine of Lancaster and Durham.

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PUBLIC GENERAL STATUTES,

17 VICTORIA.

CAP. I.
An Act to explain and amend an Act of the last

Session relating to the Duties of Assessed Taxes;
and to authorize Justices of the Peace in Ireland to
administer Oaths required in Matters relating to
Income Tax.

[17th February 1854.] W

HEREAS an Act was passed in the last Session of 16 & 17 Vict.

Parliament, Chapter Ninety, to repeal certain Duties c. 90. • of Assessed Taxes, and to grant other Duties of the same * Description: And whereas by reason of certain Errors and

Omissions in the said Act Doubts have arisen as to the Con• struction and Meaning thereof in some Particulars, and it is • expedient to remove such Doubts, and to amend the said • Act: And whereas it is also expedient to amend the Act

passed in the last Session, Chapter Thirty-four :' Be it enacted and declared 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 Duties described or mentioned and set forth in the Duties conSchedule marked (F.) to the said Act annexed as Duties tained in Schepayable annually for all Horses and Mules not charged with recited Act to Duty under Schedule (E.) of the said Act shall be deemed and be deemed to are hereby declared to be and to have been granted and made have been

granted and payable by the said Act from and after the Fifth Day of.

made payable April One thousand eight hundred and fifty-four in England thereby. and Wales and Berwick-upon- Tweed, and from and after the Twenty-fourth Day of May in Scotland, notwithstanding the Omission to mention the said Schedule (F.) in Section 2. of the said Act, purporting to enumerate the several Schedules containing the Duties intended to be thereby granted and made payable ; and the said Schedule (F.), and the Duties, Rules, Regulations, and Exemptions therein set forth or contained, shall have effect and be in force as if the said Schedule (F.) had been enumerated in the said Section along with the several other Schedules therein mentioned. [No. 1. Price 2d.]

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