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from Time to Time become due upon any Sum advanced for any Public Work by the said Commissioners.

XIX. And be it enacted, That the Words Commissioners Construction of of Her Majesty's Treasury, or “ of the Treasury,” wherever used certain Words in this Act, shall be construed to mean any Three or more

in this Act. of such Commissioners, or the Lord High Treasurer of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, whenever such Office there shall be.

CAP. LII.
An Act to suspend to the End of the next Session of

Parliament the making of Lists and the Ballots and
Enrolments for the Militia of the United Kingdom.

[15th July 1837.] : WHEREAS it is expedient to suspend for a further

Period the making of Lists and the Ballots and Enrol'ments for the Militia of the United Kingdom: 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, That all General and Subdi- General and vision Meetings relating to the Militia of the United Kingdom, Subdivision and all Proceedings relating to the procuring any Returns, or ing tothe Militia preparing or making out Lists for such Militia, or any Part suspended. thereof, or relating to the ballotting for or enrolling any Militiamen or Substitutes, or supplying any Vacancies in such Militia, shall cease and remain suspended until the End of the next Session of Parliament, any thing in any Act or Acts to the contrary notwithstanding.

II. Provided always, and be it enacted, That it shall be Proceedings lawful for Her Majesty by any Order in Council to direct that may be had any Proceedings shall be had, at any Time before the Expira- Suspension tion of such Period as aforesaid, either for the giving of Notices by Order in

Council. and making Returns and preparing Lists, and also for the proceeding to ballot and enrol Men for the filling up Vacancies in the Militia of the United Kingdom or any Part thereof, as Her Majesty shall deemn expedient; and upon the issuing of any such Order all such Proceedings shall be had for carrying into execution all the Provisions of the Acts in force in England, Scotland, and Ireland respectively relating to the giving Notices for and Returns of Lists, and for the ballotting and enrolling of Men to supply any Vacancies in the Militia, and holding General and Subdivision Meetings for such Purpose, at such Time respectively as shall be expressed in any such Order in Council, or by any Directions given in pursuance thereof to the Lord Lieutenant or Deputy Lieutenants acting for Lord Lieutenants of the several Counties, Shires, Ridings, Cities, and Places in Great Britain, or to the Governors and Deputy Governors of Counties and Places in Ireland, or to the Warden and Special Deputy Wardens of the Stannaries; and all the Provisions of the several Acts in force in England, Scotland, and Z4

Ireland

Ireland respectively relating to the Militia and Corps of Miners of Cornwall and Devon shall upon any such Order, and Direction given in pursuance thereof, become and be in full force and be carried into execution at the Period specified in such Order or Direction as aforesaid, with all such Penalties and Forfeitures for any Neglect thereof, as fully as if such Periods had been fixed in the Acts relating to such Militia and Miners.

III. And be it enacted, That this Act, and all the Clauses, Provisions, Directions, and Authorities therein contained, shall be construed to extend to the Warden and Special Deputy Wardens of the Stannaries, and Corps of Miners of Cornwall and Devon, as fully as if they were respectively and severally repeated in every such Clause, Provision, Direction, and Authority.

Act to extend to
Wardens of
Stannaries and
to Corps of
Miners.

6 & 7W. 4. c.87.

CAP. LIII.
An Act to explain and amend an Act of the Sixth and

Seventh Years of His late Majesty, for extinguishing
the Secular Jurisdiction of the Archbishop of York
and the Bishop of Ely in certain Liberties in the
Counties of York, Nottingham, and Cambridge.

[15th July 1837.] WHEREAS by an Act passed in the last Session of Par

liament, intituled An Act for extinguishing the Secular Jurisdiction of the Archbishop of York and the Bishop of Ely, i in certain Liberties in the Counties of York, Nottingham, and • Cambridge, it was amongst other things enacted, that all the • Secular Authority of the Bishop of Ely in the Isle of Ely in ' the County of Cambridge, and all Authority of the Chief • Justice of Ely, theretofore appointed by the Bishop of Ely, • should, from and after the passing of the said Act, cease and • determine, and all the Secular Authority of the said Bishop • should become and be vested in His late Majesty, His Heirs • and Successors; provided always, that nothing therein con' tained should prevent any Justice of the Peace then acting • for the said Isle from continuing to act as such within the • Limits of the said Jurisdiction as if the said Act had not • been passed; and it was further enacted, that the County • Rates for the said Isle of Ely should remain, as theretofore, • distinct from the Rates for the rest of the County of Cam

bridge, and should be assessed and levied, and paid and applied, by and under the Order and Direction of the Justices

of the Peace for the said Isle, as if the same were a separate • County, but in all other respects under the same Regulations

as were applicable to the Rates of other Counties in England ; ' and it was further enacted, that no Person should, from and • after the passing of the said Act, be committed to the Gaol at · Ely, but all Persons who, if the said Act had not passed, might • have been committed to or confined in such Gaol, might be

committed to and confined in the Gaol at Cambridge, and the Justices of the said Isle of Ely should have full Power to

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! commit to the said Gaol at Cambridge, and all Persons who at • the Time of the passing of the said Act should be confined in • the said Gaol at Ely should, as soon as might be after the • passing of the said Act, be delivered up by the Keeper of the • said Gaol at Ely to the Keeper of the said Gaol at Cambridge,

together with the Warrant or Instrument under or by virtue whereof every such Person should be then detained in Custody, and the Keeper of the said Gaol at Cambridge should

receive and detain such Persons in Custody in the same Way • as if such Persons had originally been committed to his Cus

tody: And whereas the Gaol for the County of Cambridge is • not locally situate within the Town or Borough of Cambridge, • but is situate near thereto, and within the Parish of Chesterton • in the same County, and there is a Gaol for the said Town or • Borough which is situate within the Precincts of the same: • And whereas it is desirable to prevent any Doubt as to the

Meaning of the said recited Act in regard to the Gaol to (which Persons should be committed and removed from the said Isle of Ely, and to declare that by the Gaol at Cambridge mentioned in the said Act the Gaol for the County of Cambridge for the Time being was meant and intended : And * whereas by the Committal of Prisoners from the said Isle of 'Ely to the said County Gaol, and the keeping and maintaining such Prisoners there, considerable Expence will be occasioned

to the said County of Cambridge, and in consequence thereof ' it may be necessary to enlarge the said Gaol for the County of

Cambridge ; and it is therefore expedient that all Expences • already occasioned or which may hereafter be occasioned

thereby, as well as from the Prosecution, Trial, Punishment, Conveyance, and Transport of such Prisoners, should be

charged on the said Rates for the said Isle of Ely: Be it therefore declared and 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, That by Gaol referred the Gaol at Cambridge mentioned in the herein-before recited to in recited Act

declared to be Act was meant and intended the Gaol for the said County of the County Cambridge situate at Chesterton in the same County; and ihat Gaol ; and Ely all Persons who if the said recited Act had not passed might

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be committed have been committed to or confined in the Gaol at Ely may be to the County committed to and confined in the Gaol for the Time being of Gaol for the the said County of Cambridge, and that all Justices who if the Time being. said Act had not been passed might have committed to the Gaol of the said Isle of Ely shall have full Power to commit to the Gaol for the Time being of the said County of Cambridge.

II. And be it enacted, That it shall be lawful for all Judges, As to the ImJustices, and others acting under any Commission of Gaol prisonment of Delivery to direct that any Person who shall have been com- victed of Crimes mitted for

any Crime from the said Isle of Ely, and who shall in the Isle of thereupon be convicted and sentenced to Imprisonment, shall be Ely. imprisoned either in the Gaol or House of Correction of the said

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County of Cambridge, or in any other Gaol or House of Correc

tion at Ely or Wisbeach, or elsewhere in the said Isle of Ely. Expences pay- III. And be it enacted, That all Expences already incurred able by the Isle or which may hereafter be incurred under or by virtue of the

said recited Act by the Committal of Persons from the said Isle
of Ely to the Gaol for the said County of Cambridge, and of the
keeping and Maintenance of such Persons there, and also of the
Prosecution, Trial, Punishment, Conveyance, and Transport of
such Prisoners, and all other

Expences occasioned by their being
kept and detained in such Gaol, or by the consequent and ne-
cessary Increase of Turnkeys and other Attendants, or the
Alteration or Enlargement of the said Gaol, and also a due Pro-
portion of the Expences of the necessary Repairs of the said
Gaol, and of the general Expences of the Establishment thereof
for the Time being, shall be paid and satisfied out of the said
Rates for the said Isle of Ely; and (Notice in Writing of the
Amount of such Expences being given or transmitted by Post
by the Clerk of the Peace for the said County to the Clerk
of the Peace for the said Isle half-yearly, specifying the Time
at which the same are required to be paid,) the Justices of the
Peace for the said Isle shall from Time to Time assess and
levy the Amount of such Expences, and use and exercise all
Powers, Authorities, and Methods in regard thereto, in the
same Manner as they are and shall be empowered by Law to
assess and levy County Rates, or Rates in the Nature of a
County Rate, within the said Isle for other Purposes; and the
Amount of such Expences shall from Time to Time be paid
by the Treasurers for the said Isle, or One of them, to the
Treasurer for the said County, to be applied to the Satisfaction
of all such Expences accordingly; and such last-mentioned
Treasurer shall be accountable for the same in the same Manner
as for other County Rates received by him : Provided always,
that no Enlargement of the said Gaol shall be made until
Notice of such proposed Enlargement shall be given by the
Clerk of the Peace for the said County to the Clerk of the Peace
for the said Isle, nor until the Expediency of such Enlargement
shall have been submitted to the Consideration of and shall have
been agreed to by a joint Committee of Six Justices of the
Peace for the said County and Isle, to be appointed at the
General or Quarter Sessions of the Peace to be holden for the
said County and Isle respectively next after such Notice in the

Manner provided.
Settlement of IV. And be it enacted, That if at any Time hereafter the
Expences. Justices of the Peace for the said Isle shall refuse to make, assess,

and levy a Rate for defraying any such Expences as aforesaid,
(and the Nonpayment thereof by the Time to be specified in
such Notice shall be construed to be a Refusal to make, assess,
and levy such Rate,) the Justices of the Peace for the said County
and Isle respectively shall, at the respective General or Quarter
Sessions which shall be holden in and for the County and in and
for the Isle next after such Refusal respectively, appoint Six

Justices

Justices of the Peace for the County and for the Isle in manner herein-after mentioned, that is to say, the Justices of the Peace for the said County shall at such Sessions appoint Three Justices of the Peace for the said County, and the Justices of the Peace for the said Isle shall at such Sessions appoint Three Justices of the Peace for the said Isle; which Justices of the Peace so to be respectively appointed as aforesaid are hereby required to meet, at such Time as shall be fixed for the Purpose by the Chairman of such General or Quarter Sessions for the said County, at the Gaol for the said County, and of which Time of Meeting Notice in Writing shall be given or transmitted by Post by the Clerk of the Peace for the said County to the County Justices so to be appointed, and by the same Clerk of the Peace to the Clerk of the Peace for the said Isle, who shall give or transmit the same by Post to the Isle Justices so to be appointed; and the Justices of the Peace so to be appointed as aforesaid, or the major Part of them then and there assembled (such major Part not being less than Five in Number), shall hold a Special Sessions at the said Gaol for the Purpose of ascertaining and settling whether any and what Expences are chargeable in respect of any of the Matters aforesaid on the Rates of the said Isle, and the Propor. tion of Expences in respect of any of the said Matters which ought to be borne by the said County and Isle respectively; and the Clerk of the Peace for the said County shall attend such Special Sessions, and keep a Record of the Proceedings there, which Record shall be Evidence thereof; and the Sum or Sums which at any such Special Sessions as aforesaid shall be declared to be chargeable on the said Isle under this Act shall be levied and raised in manner aforesaid.

V. And be it enacted, That all Justices of the Peace acting Justices of the in and for the said Isle of Ely shall from and after the passing Isle of Ely to of this Act have and possess and may exercise all such and the the same same Rights, Privileges, Powers, and Authorities whatsoever Powers as Juswithin the said Isle of Ely as any Justice of the Peace acting Counties

. in and for any County, Riding, or Division now hath or possesses or may exercise in such County, Riding, or Division.

VI. And be it enacted, That it shall and may be lawful from Mutual Powers and after the passing of this Act for any Justice of the Peace given to Jusacting in and for the said County of Cambridge, and he is Peace for the hereby authorized, to issue under his Hand and Seal any County and for Warrant or Warrants for the Apprehension of any Person or

the Isle to

apprehend Persons residing or being within the said Isle of Ely, charged offenders out of on Oath before him the said Justice with any Felony or Mis- their respective demeanor committed in the said County of Cambridge, and in

Limits. like Manner for any Justice of the Peace acting in and for the said Isle of Ely, and he is hereby authorized, to issue under his Hand and Seal any warrant or Warrants for the Apprehension

Person or Persons residing or being within the said County of Cambridge charged on Oath before him the said last-mentioned Justice with any Felony or Misdemeanor committed in the said Isle of Ely; and the Constables or Constable

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