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TABLE

OF

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.

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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.

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XVI. An Act to amend the Laws relating to the Customs. 199
XVII. An Act for giving additional Powers to the Commis-

sioners for the Relief of certain of Her Majesty's Colonies
and Plantations in the West Indies.

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.

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XXI. An Act to reduce the Stamp Duties on Policies of Sea

Insurance and on certain other Instruments, and to repeal
the Duties on certain Bonds, and the Law requiring Public
Notaries in Ireland to deliver Accounts of Bills and Notes

noted by them.

XXII. An Act to amend the Laws now in force for prevent-

ing Frauds and Abuses in the marking of Gold and Silver

Wares in England.

221

XXIIL An Act to continue for Five Years an Act of the

Second and Third Years of Her present Majesty, for the

better Prevention and Punishment of Assaults in Ireland. 233

XXIV. An Act for abolishing the Offences of forestalling,

regrating, and engrossing, and for repealing certain Statutes

passed in restraint of Trade.

233

XXV. An Act to repeal the Duty of Excise on Vinegar,

and to make the Duties and Drawbacks now payable on

Flint Glass the same as on Bottle Glass.

238

XXVI. An Act for authorizing Her Majesty to carry into

immediate Execution, by Orders in Council, any Treaties for

the Suppression of the Slave Trade.

245

XXVII. An Act to explain and amend an Act of the last

Session of Parliament, intituled An Act for extending to

Ireland the Provisions not already in force there of an Act of

the Third and Fourth Years of the Reign of the late King

William the Fourth, intituled An Act for the Limitation of

Actions and Suits relating to Real Property, and for sim-

plifying the Remedies for trying the Rights thereto;' and to

erplain and amend the said Act.

247

XXVIII. An Act for granting to Her Majesty, until the Fifth

Day of July One thousand eight hundred and forty-five, cer-

tain Duties on Sugar imported into the United Kingdom, for

the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and

forty-four.

248

XXIX. An Act to extend an Act of the Ninth Year of King

George the Fourth, for the more effectual Prevention of

Persons going armed by Night for the Destruction of

Game.

255

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XXXII. An Act to regulate the Issue of Bank Notes, and for

a giving to the Governor and Company of the Bank of England

certain Privileges for a limited Period.

XXXIII. An Act for facilitating the Collection of County

& Rates, and for relieving High Constables from Attendance

at Quarter Sessions in certain Cases, and from certain other

Duties.

289

XXXIV. An Act to amend and continue until the First Day

of September One thousand eight hundred and sixty-one, and

to the End of the then next Session of Parliament, the Law

with respect to Prisons and Prison Discipline in Scotland. 295

XXXV. An Act to suspend until the Thirty-first Day of

August One thousand eight hundred and forty-five the

making of Lists and the Ballots and Enrolments for the

Militia of the United Kingdom.

304

XXXVI. An Act to continue until the Thirty-first Day of

July One thousand eight hundred and forty-five, and to the

End of the then Session of Parliament, certain Acts for

regulating Turnpike Roads in Ireland.

305

XXXVII. An Act to secure the Terms on which Grants are

made by Her Majesty out of the Parliamentary Grant for the

Education of the Poor; and to explain the Act of the Fifth

Year of the Reign of Her present Majesty, for the Convey-

tance of Sites for Schools.

306

XXXVIII. An Act to amend an Act of the last Session,

.. to consolidate and amend the Laws for the Regulation of

to Charitable Loan Societies in Ireland.

309

XXXIX. An Act to exempt from the Payment of Property

Tax the Dividends on certain Annuities of Three Pounds Ten

Shillings per Centum per Annum payable for the Quarter of

the Year ending the Tenth Day of October One thousand

eight hundred and forty-four.

311

XL. An Act to continue until the First Day of October One

thousand eight hundred and forty-five, and to the End of the

then Session of Parliament, the Exemption of Inhabitants of

**** Parishes, Townships, and Villages from Liability to be rated

as such, in respect of Stock in Trade or other Property, to the

Relief of the Poor.

313

XLI. An Act to continue until the First Day of August One

thousand eight hundred and forty-five, and to the End of the

then Session of Parliament, certain Turnpike Acts. 313

XLII. An Act to continue until the First Day of October One

thousand eight hundred and forty-five, and to the End of the

then Session of Parliament, Two Acts relating to the Removal

of poor Persons born in Scotland and Ireland, and chargeable

to Parishes in England.

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