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Taxes, in respect of certain Carriages with less than Four Wheels, and to amend the Laws relating to the said Duties.

378 LXII. An Act to authorize Her Majesty, until Six Months

after the Commencement of the next Session of Parliament, to carry into immediate Execution, by Orders in Council, any Treaties, Conventions, or Stipulations made with any Foreign Power or State for the Suppression of the Slave Trade.

381 LXIII. An Act to defray the Charge of the Pay, Clothing,

and contingent and other Expences of the Disembodied Militia in Great Britain and Ireland; and to grant Allowances in certain Cases to Subaltern Officers, Adjutants, Paymasters, Quartermasters, Surgeons, Assistant Surgeons, Surgeons Mates, and Serjeant Majors of the Militia, until the First Day of July One thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight.

383 LXIV. An Act for regulating the Coroners of the County of Durham.

404 LXV. An Act to render valid certain Acts done in the Per

formance of Duties in the Court of Exchequer in Scotland by the Lord Ordinary on the Bills in the Court of Session, and for the better Regulation of the said Court of Exchequer.

405 LXVI. An Act to extend to Ireland the Act of the Fifth and

Sixth Years of His late Majesty's Reign consolidating and amending the Laws relating to the cruel and improper Treatment of Animals.

407 LXVII. An Act to amend an Act of the Fifth Year of His

Majesty King George the Fourth, for consolidating and amending the Laws relative to the Arbitration of Disputes between Masters and Workmen,

408 LXVIII. An Act to provide for Payment of the Expences of

holding Coroners Inquests. LXIX. An Act to amend an Act for the Commutation of Tithes in England and Wales.

411 LXX. An Act to authorize the Commissioners for the Affairs

of India and the Court of - Directors of the East India Company to suspend the subsisting Enactments concerning the Fourfold System of Nomination of Candidates for the East India Company's College at Haileybury, and for providing during such Suspension for the Examination of Candidates for the said College.

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

thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight, and to the End of the then Session of Parliament, Two Acts of the last Session of Parliament, for suspending Appointments to certain Dignities and Offices in Cathedrals and Collegiate Churches, and to Sinecure Rectories, and for preventing the immediate

Effects

Effects on Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions of the Measures in progress for the Alteration of Dioceses.

417 LXXII. An Act to provide for the Appointment of Lords

Justices in the Case of the next Successor to the Crown being out of the Realm at the Time of the Demise of Her Majesty.

418 LXXIII. An Act for better enabling Her Majesty to confer

certain Powers and Immunities on trading and other Companies.

423 LXXIV. An Act to restrain the Alienation of Corporate Property in certain Towns in Ireland.

437 LXXV. An Act to prolong for Ten Years Her Majesty's Commission for building new Churches.

438 LXXVI. An Act to impose Rates of Packet Postage on East

India Letters, and to amend certain Acts relating to the Post Office.

440 LXXVII. An Act to assimilate the Practice of the Central

Criminal Court to other Courts of Criminal Judicature within the Kingdom of_England and Wales, with respect to Offenders liable to the Punishment of Death.

441 LXXVIII. An Act to amend an Act for the Regulation of Municipal Corporations in England and Wales.

443 LXXIX. An Act to apply the Sum of Five millions two hundred

and twenty thousand Pounds out of the Consolidated Fund to the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven, and to appropriate the Supplies granted in this Session of Parliament.

459 LXXX. An Act to exempt certain Bills of Exchange and

Promissory Notes from the Operation of the Laws relating to Usury.

484 LXXXI. An Act to provide for the levying of Rates in

Boroughs and Towns having Municipal Corporations in England and Wales.

484 LXXXII. An Act to amend the Law relating to Grand Juries

in Ireland, so far as to empower the Grand Jury of the County of Fermanagh to reconstruct the Baronial Subdivisions of the said County.

486 LXXXIII. An Act to compel Clerks of the Peace for Counties

and other Persons to take the Custody of such Documents as shall be directed to be deposited with them under the Standing Orders of either House of Parliament.

487 LXXXIV. An Act to abolish the Punishment of Death in Cases of Forgery.

489 LXXXV. An Act to amend the Laws relating to Offences against the Person.

495 LXXXVI. An Act to amend the Laws relating to Burglary and Stealing in a Dwelling House.

498 LXXXVII. An

LXXXVII. An Act to amend the Laws relating to Robbery and Stealing from the Person.

500 LXXXVIII. An Act to amend certain Acts relating to the Crime of Piracy.

502 LXXXIX. An Act to amend the Laws relating to burning or destroying Buildings and Ships.

504 XC. An Act to amend the Law relative to Offences punishable by Transportation for Life.

507 XCI. An Act for abolishing the Punishment of Death in certain Cases.

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PUBLIC GENERAL STATUTES,

7 William IV.

CAP. I.
An Act to suspend for a limited Time the Operation

of Two Acts passed in the last Session of Parlia-
ment, for registering Births, Deaths, and Marriages
in England, and for Marriages in England.

[24th February 1837.] WHEREAS Two Acts were passed in the last Session of

Parliament, intituled An Act for registering Births, Deaths, 6 & 7W.4.c. 86. and Marriages in England, and An Act for Marriages in England; 6&7W.4. c. 85. 6 and by reason of the Provisions therein contained the said Acts

would come into force on the First Day of March now next • ensuing ; but it is expedient that the full Operation of the same

should be further delayed:' Be it therefore enacted by the King'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, subject to the Proviso herein-after contained, the How recited said Two Acts respectively shall be construed as if the Words Acts shall be “ last Day of Junehad been inserted in the said Acts instead of the Words “ First Day of March, in every Place where the last-mentioned Words are found in the said Acts respectively: Provided always, that the Registrar of every Diocese shall, Proviso. within Fifteen Days after the First Day of March now next ensuing, make out and send, through the Post Office, directed to the Registrar General of Births, Deaths, and Marriages at his Office, a List of all Chapels belonging to the Church of England within that Diocese wherein Marriages may be solemnized according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Church of England, as if this Act had not been passed.

II. And be it enacted, That notwithstanding any thing in the First Quarterly said Acts contained, or either of them, the first certified Copies Deliveries of of all the Entries of Births and Deaths, or first Certificate that gisters, &c. to there has been no Birth or Death registered in the Register be in October. Book to be kept by any Registrar of Births and Deaths, and the first certified Copy of all the Entries of Marriages, or first [No.l. Price 20.]

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Certificate

construed as to certain Dates.

Certificate that there has been no Marriage entered in the Register Book kept by any Rector, Vicar, Curate, Registrar of Marriages, Registering Officer of the Society of Friends, or Secretary of a Synagogue, shall be made and given to the Superintendent Registrar in the Month of October now next ensuing, and shall contain and certify all the Entries' made up to the Time at which the same shall be so certified to be a true Copy, or that there have been no Entries up to that Time, as the Case may be.

III. And be it enacted, That this Act may be altered, amended, or repealed by any Act passed in this Session of Parliament.

Act may be amended or repealed this Session.

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CAP. II.
An Act to amend an Act passed in the Seventh Year

of His present Majesty, for consolidating and
amending the Laws relating to the Presentment
of Public Money by Grand Juries in Ireland.

[24th February 1897.] HEREAS by an Act passed in the last Session of Parlia6&7W. 4.c. 116.

ment, intituled An Act to consolidate and amend the Laws relating to the Presentment of Public Money by Grand Juries in

Ireland, it is amongst other things enacted, that it shall not • be lawful for any Grand Jury of any County, County of a

City, or County of a Town (except the County and City of Dublin), at any Assizes, to make any Presentment (save and

except in the Cases in the said Act specially reserved and excepted) for the Execution of any Public Work whatsoever, or for raising any Money, unless under the Authority and

by virtue of the Provisions of the said Act: And whereas • since the passing of the said Act Doubts have been entertained ( whether certain Presentments can be legally made by the several « Grand Juries in Ireland at the next Spring Assizes, the Presentment Sessions at which Application should have been ( made for such Presentments not having been appointed or held • under the said recited Act: And whereas it is expedient that

such Doubts should be removed, and that the said Act should • in other respects be amended! Be it therefore enacted by the King'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 Presentments the same, That it shall and may be lawful for the Grand Juries may be made at of each County, County of a City, and County of a Town in the next Spring Ireland, at the next Spring Assizes, to make Presentments in Assizes, and such Present- the same Manner as they would have been authorized to do in ments and case the several previous Presentment Sessions for their respecthe Proceedings tive Counties, necessary in that Behalf, had been appointed and sions to be valid. held and the several Applications thereat made under the Pro

visions

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