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PUBLIC GENERAL STATUTES,
THE NINETEENTH AND TWENTIETH YEARS
OF THE REIGN OF HER MAJESTY
PRINTERS TO THE QUEEN'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY:
And published in Numbers, Price 2d, each,
NEAR FLEET STREET.
The Public GENERAL STATUTES passed in the
FOURTH Session of the SIXTEENTH Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
19 & 20 VICTORIA.
1. An Act to regulate certain Offices of the House of Commons
3 II. An Act to amend the Acts relating to the Metropolitan Police.
4 III. An Act to extend the Period for which Her Majesty
may grant Letters Patent of Incorporation to Joint Stock Banks in Scotland existing before the Act of One thousand eight hundred and forty-six.
6 IV. An Act to apply the Sum of One million six hundred and
thirty-one thousand and five Pounds One Shilling and Fivepence out of the Consolidated Fund to the Service of the Year ending the Thirty-first Day of March One thousand eight hundred and fifty-six.
7 V. An Act for funding Exchequer Bills and raising Money by way of Annuities.
9 VI. An Act for raising Five Millions by way of Annuities. 17 VII. An Act to apply the Sum of Twenty-six Millions out of
the Consolidated Fund to the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and fifty-six.
24 VIII. An Act for the Regulation of Her Majesty's Royal Marine Forces while on shore.
26 IX. An Act to amend the Acts relating to the Advance of Public Money to promote the Improvement of Land.
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X. An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters.
87 XI. An Act to authorize the Inclosure of certain Lands in
pursuance of a Report of the Inclosure Commissioners for England and Wales.
152 XII. An Act to confirm certain Provisional Orders made under
an Act of the Fifteenth Year of Her present Majesty, to
facilitate Arrangements for the Relief of Turnpike Trusts. 153 XIII An Act to make Provision for the Management of
certain Lands belonging to Her Majesty within the former Limits of the late Forest of Delamere in the County of Cester.
155 XIV. An Act to abolish the Office of Secretary to the Poor Law Commissioners in Ireland.
157 XV. An Act for further regulating the Payment of the OutPensioners of Greenwich and Chelsea Hospitals.
158 XVI. An Act to empower the Court of Queen’s Bench to
order certain Offenders to be tried at the Central Criminal Court.
160 XVII. An Act to authorize for a further Period the Advance
of Money out of the Consolidated Fund for carrying on Public Works and Fisheries and for the Employment of the Poor.
170 XVIII. An Act to authorize for a further Period the Applica
tion of Money for the Purposes of Loans for carrying on Public Works in Ireland.
175 XIX. An Act for raising the Sum of Twenty-one million one
hundred and eighty-two thousand seven hundred Pounds by Exchequer Bills for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and fifty-six.
179 XX. An Act to continue certain Compositions payable to Bankers who have ceased to issue Bank Notes.
181 XXI. An Act for raising the further Sum of Five Millions by way of Annuities.
182 XXII. An Act to amend the Laws relating to the Duties on Fire Insurances.
189 XXIII. An Act for granting certain Additional Powers and Authorities to the Canada Company.
192 XXIV. An Act for enabling the Commissioners of Public
Works in Ireland to acquire certain Lands for the Site of XXVI. An Act to confirm Provisional Orders of the General
a Prison for the Reception of Juvenile Convicts. 197 XXV. An Act to amend the Law relating to Drafts on Bankers.
209 XXVS. An
Board of Health applying the Public Health Act, 1848, to the Districts of Waterloo with Seaforth, West Ham, Sowerby Bridge, and Moss-side ; for Alteration of the Boundaries of the Districts of Rusholme and Bishop Auckland; and for other Purposes.
209 XXVII. An Act to amend the Acts relating to Pawnbrokers.
229 XXVIII. An Act to make further Provision for rendering
Reformatory and Industrial Schools in Scotland more available for the Benefit of Vagrant Children.
230 XXIX. An Act to extend the Powers of the Trustees and
Director of the National Gallery, and to authcrize the Sale of Works of Art belonging to the Public.
235 XXX. An Act to settle an Annuity on Sir William Fenwick
Williams, in consideration of his eminent Services. 236 XXXI. An Act to amend the Act of the Seventeenth and
Eighteenth Years of Her Majesty, concerning the University
of Oxford and the College of St. Mary Winchester. 237 XXXII. An Act to amend the Whichwood Disafforesting Act, 1853.
239 XXXIII. An Act to continue the Act for extending for a
limited Time the Provision for Abatement of Income Tax in respect of Insurance on Lives.
241 XXXIV. An Act to grant Allowances of Excise Duty on
Malt in Stock; to alter and regulate certain Drawbacks and Allowances in respect of Malt Duty; to repeal and reimpose the Excise Duty on Sugar used in brewing Beer;
and to amend the Law relating to Malt Roasters. 242 XXXV. An Act to authorize the West India Relief Com
missioners to grant further Time for the Repayment of Monies advanced by them in certain Cases.
252 XXXVI. An Act for the better Preservation of the Peace in Ireland.
254 XXXVII. An Act to amend the Act for transferring to Coun
ties in Ireland certain Works constructed wholly or in part with the Public Money.
255 XXXVIII. An Act for the further Amendment of the Laws relating to Labour in Factories.
257 XXXIX. An Act to carry into effect a Convention respecting
a Loan by Her Majesty to the King of Sardinia. 259 XL. An Act to amend an Act of the Seventeenth and Eigh
teenth Years of Her present Majesty relating to Industrial and Provident Societies.
261 XLI. An