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The Public GENERAL STATUTES passed in the
FOURTH Session of the FOURTEENTH Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
7 & 8 VICTORIA.
I. AN Act to enlarge the Powers of an Act of the Fourth
and Fifth Years of Her present Majesty, empowering the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Woods to raise Money for certain Improvements in the Metropolis, on the Security of the Land Revenues of the Crown within the County of
Middlesex and City of London. II. An Act for the more speedy Trial of Offences committed on the High Seas.
6 III. An Act to stay Proceedings for Three Calendar Months,
and till the End of the present Session of Parliament, in certain Actions under the Provisions of several Statutes for the Prevention of excessive Gaming, and to prevent any Proceedings being taken under those Statutes during such limited Time.
8 IV. An Act for transferring Three Pounds Ten Shillings per
Centum per Annum Annuities One thousand eight hundred and eighteen into Annuities of Three Pounds Five Shillings per Centum per Annum and New Three Pounds per Centum per Annum Annuities.
12 V. An Act for transferring certain Annuities of Three Pounds
Ten Shillings per Centum per Annum and Government Debentures into Annuities of Three Pounds Five Shillings per Centum per Annum and New Three Pounds per Centum per Annum Annuities.
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VI. 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 forty-four. VII. An Act to indemnify Witnesses who may give Evidence
during this Session before either House of Parliament touching Gaming Transactions.
46 VIII. An Act to facilitate the Recovery, by summary Process,
of small Sums due to the Teachers of Schools in Ireland. 48 IX. An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters.
49 X. An Act to indemnify such Persons in the United Kingdom as have omitted to qualify themselves for Offices and Employ
ments, and to extend the Time limited for those Purposes 5. respectively until the Twenty-fifth Day of March One thousand eight hundred and forty-five.
99 XI. An Act for the Regulation of Her Majesty's Royal Marine Forces while on shore.
103 XII. An Act to amend the Law relating to International © Copyright.
148 XIII. An Act to extend until the First Day of January One
thousand eight hundred and forty-five, and to the End of the then next Session of Parliament, the Time within which Conveyances may be made on behalf of the Crown of, and Disputes settled with regard to, Encroachments in the Forest of Dean.
157 XIV. An Act for raising the Sum of Eighteen millions four
hundred and seven thousand three hundred Pounds by Exchequer Bills for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and forty-four.
158 XV. An Act to amend the Laws relating to Labour in Factories.
XVI. An Act to amend the Laws relating to the Customs. 199
sioners for the Relief of certain of Her Majesty's Colonies
204 XVIII. An Act to remove Doubts as to the Power of appoint
ing, convening, and confirming the Sentences of Courts-martial ; in the East Indies.
207 XIX. An Act for regulating the Bailiffs of Inferior Courts. 210 XX. An Act to amend an Act of the First and Second Years
of Her present Majesty, for securing the Debt due by the City of Edinburgh to the Public.
XXI. An Act to reduce the Stamp Duties on Policies of Sea
Insurance and on certain other Instruments, and to repeal