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The Public GENERAL STATUTES passed in the

THIRD Session of the SIXTEENTH Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

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PUBLIC GENERAL ACTS.
N Act to enable Her Majesty to accept the Services of

the Militia out of the United Kingdom, for the vigorous Prosecution of the War.

3 II. An Act to permit Foreigners to be enlisted and to serve as Officers and Soldiers in Her Majesty's Forces.

7 III. An Act to carry into effect a Treaty between Her Majesty and the United States of America.

9 IV. An Act to amend the Act for limiting the Time of Service in the Army.

14 V. An Act to apply the Sum of Three millions three hundred

thousand Pounds out of the Consolidated Fund to the Service of the Year ending the Thirty-first Day of March One thousand eight hundred and fifty-five.

16 VI. An Act to apply the Sum of Twenty Millions out of the

Consolidated Fund to the Service of the Year One thousand

eight hundred and fifty-five. VII. An Act to extend to Ireland the Provisions of the Eighteenth Section of the Common Law Procedure Act,

20 VIII

. An Act for raising the Sum of Seventeen millions one hundred and eighty-three thousand Pounds by Exchequer Bills for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred

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and fifty-five.

IX. An Act to suspend the Decline of the Customs Duties on

Tea from and after the Fifth Day of April One thousand eight hundred and fifty-five.

22 X. An Act to enable a Third Principal Secretary and a Third Under Secretary of State to sit in the House of Commons.

23 XI. An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters.

24 XII. An Act for the Regulation of Her Majesty's Royal Marine Forces while on shore.

88 XIII. An Act to explain and amend the Lunacy Regulation Act, 1853.

145 XIV. An Act to authorize the Inclosure of certain Lands in

pursuance of a Report of the Inclosure Commissioners for England and Wales.

145 XV. An Act for the better Protection of Purchasers against

Judgments, Crown Debts, Cases of Lis pendens, and Life Annuities or Rentcharges.

147 XVI. An Act to authorize the letting Parts of the Royal

Forests of Dean and Woolmer, and certain other Parts of the Hereditary Possessions of the Crown.

153 XVII. An Act to carry into effect a Convention between Her Majesty and the King of Sardinia.

154 XVIII. An Act for raising the Sum of Sixteen Millions by way of Annuities.

156 XIX. An Act to remove Doubts as to the Commissions of

Officers of Militia in Ireland who have omitted to deliver unto the Clerk of the Peace Descriptions of their Qualifications, and to indemnify them against the Consequences of such Omission, and to amend the Law relating to the Militia in Ireland.

165 XX. An Act for granting to Her Majesty an increased Rate

of Duty on Profits arising from Property, Professions, Trades, and Offices.

168 XXI. An Act for granting certain Duties of Customs on Tea, Coffee, Sugar, and other Articles.

170 XXII. An Act for granting certain additional Rates and Duties of Excise.

174 XXIII. An Act to alter in certain respects the Law of Intestate Moveable Succession in Scotland.

182 XXIV. An Act to amend an Act of the Second and Third

Years of King William the Fourth, for amending the Representation of the People in Scotland, in so far as relates

to the Procedure in County Elections in that Country. 184 XXV. An Act to allow Affirmations or Declarations to be made instead of Oaths in certain Cases in Scotland. 185

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An Act to continue an. Act of the Thirteenth and teenth Years of Her present Majesty, for enabling the es of the Courts of Common Law at Westminster to the Forms of Pleading.

186 1. An Act to amend the Laws relating to the Stamp es on Newspapers, and to provide for the Transmission cost of printed periodical Publications.

187 II. An Act to provide that the Property or Income payable in respect of the Income from Ecclesiastical erty in Ireland shall be a Deduction in estimating the e of such Property for the Purpose of Taxation by cclesiastical Commissioners.

190 - An Act to make further Provision for the Regisn of Births, Deaths, and Marriages in Scotland, 191 An Act to empower the Commissioners of Sewers to d on House Drainage a certain Sum out of the Monies wed by them on Security of the Rates, and also to give e said Commissioners certain other Powers for the same Ose.

194 An Act to confirm the Incorporation of the Borough righton.

195 I. An Act to amend and extend the Jurisdiction of the

196 II. An Act to prevent Doubts as to the Validity of n Proceedings in the House of Commons.

216 V. An Act to provide for the Education of Children Receipt of Out-door Relief.

217 An Act to continue the Act for extending for a d Time the Provision for Abatement of Income Tax pect of Insurance on Lives.

218 I. An Act to repeal the Stamp Duties payable on culation and Degrees in the University of Oxford. 219 II. An Act to apply the Sum of Ten Millions out of Consolidated Fund to the Service of the Year One ind eight hundred and fifty-five.

220 III. An Act to allow Spirit of Wine to be used -free in the Arts and Manufactures of the United lom.

222 X. An Act to facilitate Grants of Lands and Tene

for the Purpose of Religious Worship and other ses connected therewith.

227 Act for further promoting the Establishment of free Libraries and Museums in Ireland.

232 n Act for abolishing the Jurisdiction of the Eccleal Courts of England and Wales in Suits for nation.

235 XLII. An

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