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XLI. An Act to revive and continue an Act to amend the Laws relating to Loan Societies

121 XLII. An Act to amend “ The Burial Grounds (Scotland) Act, 1855."

122 XLIII. An Act to improve the Administration of the Law

80 far as respects summary Proceedings before Justices of the Peace.

123 XLIV. An Act to regulate the Institution of Suits at the

Instance of the Crown and the Public Departments in the Courts of Scotland.

127 XLV. An Act to make further Provision for defining the

Boundaries of certain Denominations of Land in Ireland for public Purposes.

128 XLVI. An Act to appoint additional Commissioners for exe

cuting the Acts for granting a Land Tax and other Rates and Taxes.

129 XLVII. An Act to enable Ecclesiastical Persons in Ire

land to grant Building Leases of Glebe Lands in certain Cases.

162 XLVIII. An Act to make better Provision for the Care and

Education of vagrant, destitute, and disorderly Children, and for the Extension of Industrial Schools.

166 XLIX. An Act to amend the Law relating to Banking Com

panies. L. An Act to amend the Acts concerning Municipal Corporations in England.

181 LI. An Act to guarantee a Loan for the Service of New Zealand.

184 LII. An Act for discharging Claims of the New Zealand Com

pany on the Proceeds of Sales of Waste Lands in New Zealand.

187 LIII. An Act to amend the Act for granting a Represen

tative Constitution to the Colony of New Zealand. 190 LIV. An Act to make better Provision for the Punishment of

Frauds committed by Trustees, Bankers, and other Persons intrusted with Property.

192 LV. An Act to promote the Establishment and Extension of Reformatory Schools in England.

194 LVI. An Act to regulate the Distribution of Business in the Court of Session in Scotland.

199 LVII. An Act to enable Married Women to dispose of Reversionary Interests in Personal Estate.

202 LVIII. An Act to amend the Act, Seventeenth and Eighteenth of Victoria, for the Valuation of Lands in Scotland. 203

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LIX. An Act concerning the Parochial Schoolmasters in Scot

land. LX. An Act to consolidate and amend the Laws relating to Bankruptcy and Insolvency in Ireland.

207 LXI. An Act for granting certain Duties of Customs and Excise.

328 LXII. An Act for the Alteration and Amendment of the Laws and Duties of Customs.

331 LXIII. An Act to authorize the Advance of Money out of

the Consolidated Fund to the Magistrates and Town Council of Dunbar, for the Purpose of improving the Victoria Harbour of Dunbar.

336 LXIV. An Act for raising a Sum of Money for building and

improving Stations of the Metropolitan Police, and to amend the Acts concerning the Metropolitan Police.

340 LXV. An Act to defray the Charge of the Pay, Clothing, and

contingent and other Expenses of the Disembodied Militia in Great Britain and Ireland ; to grant Allowances in certain Cases to Subaltern Officers, Adjutants, Paymasters, Quartermasters, Surgeons, Assistant Surgeons, and Surgeons Mates of the Militia ; and to authorize the Employment of the Non-commissioned Officers.

346 LXVI. An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion of

Officers and Soldiers in the Service of the East India Company, and for regulating in such Service the Payment of Regimental Debts and the Distribution of the Effects of Officers and Soldiers dying in the Service.

363 LXVII. An Act to extend the Time for enabling the Com

missioners of Her Majesty's Works to complete Improvements in Pimlico and in the Neighbourhood of Buckingham Palace.

398 LXVIII. An Act to enable the Lord Lieutenant to appoint

Revising Barristers for the Revision of Lists and Registry of Voters for the City of Dublin.

401 LXIX. An Act to apply a Sum out of the Consolidated Fund

and the Surplus of Ways and Means to the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and fifty-seven, and to appropriate the Supplies granted in this Session of Parliament.

404 LXX. An Act to provide for the Extension of the Boundaries

of Burghs in Scotland, and to remove Doubts as to the Right of certain Persons holding Offices to be registered as Voters for Municipal Purposes.

438 LXXI. An Act for the Regulation of the Care and Treat

ment of Lunatics, and for the Provision, Maintenance, and Regulation of Lunatic Asylums in Scotland.

442 LXXII. An

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LXXII. An Act to render more effectual the Police in Counties and Burghs in Scotland.

489 LXXIII. An Act for the Abatement of the Nuisance arising

from the Smoke of Furnaces in Scotland. LXXIV. An Act to continue the Act concerning the Manage

ment of Episcopal and Capitular Estates in England. 517 LXXV. An Act to confirm an Order in Council concerning

the Exercise of Jurisdiction in Matters arising within the

Kingdom of Siam.
LXXVI. An Act further to continue for a limited Time the

Exemption of certain Charities from the Operation of the
Charitable Trusts Acts.

519 · LXXVII. An Act to amend the Law relating to Probates and Letters of Administration in England.

520 LXXVIII. An Act to amend the Act Seven and Eight Vic

toria, Chapter One hundred and eleven, for facilitating the winding up the Affairs of Joint Stock Companies unable to meet their pecuniary Engagements, and also the “ Joint

Stock Companies Winding-up Acts, 1848 and 1849." 555 LXXIX. An Act to amend the Law relating to Probates and Letters of Administration in Ireland.

561 LXXX. An Act to amend “ The Joint Stock Companies Act, 1856."

592 LXXXI. An Act to amend the Burial Acts.

593 LXXXII. An Act to authorize the Embodying of the Militia.

604 LXXXIII. An Act for more effectually preventing the Sale o

Obscene Books, Pictures, Prints, and other Articles. 605 LXXXIV. An Act for confirming a Scheme of the Charity

Commissioners for the College of God's Gift in Dulwich in

the County of Surrey, with certain Alterations. 608 LXXXV. An Act to amend the Law relating to Divorce and

Matrimonial Causes in England.

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20 & 21 VICTORIA.

CAP. I.
An Act for the Amendment of the Cinque Ports Act.

[26th June 1857.] "W HEREAS by an Act passed in the Session of Parlia

" ment holden in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Years of the Reign of Her present Majesty, intituled An Act for 18 & 19 Vict.

the better Administration of Justice in the Cinque Ports, it was c. 48. • enacted (by the Fifth Section), that from and after the

granting of a Charter of Incorporation to certain Parishes or Places therein mentioned, amongst which was Saint John the

Baptist (called Margate), or any One of them, or any Part 'thereof, certain Acts and Portions of Acts therein mentioned should be and the same were thereby repealed, so far as the

same concerned or affected the Part comprised in such • Charter, and that from and after the Date of such Charter (no Court of Sessions to be holden for the Town and Port of · Dover, nor any Justices thereof, should have any Jurisdiction 'or Authority over or in respect of the District comprised in • any such Charter, and no such District should be liable to 'any Rate, Cess, or Impost to which the same or the Inhabi

tants thereof would but for the now-reciting Act be liable as "a Member or Liberty of Dover, save as therein-after other- wise provided : And whereas the Inhabitant Householders of < the Town of Margate, being Part of the said Parish of Saint

John the Baptist called Margate, have, in pursuance of the • Provisions of an Act passed in the First Year of the Reign

of Her present Majesty, intituled An Act to amend an Act for 7W.4.& the Regulation of Municipal Corporations in England and Wales, i Vict. c. 78.

petitioned Her Majesty to grant a Charter of Incorporation to

the Inhabitants of the said Town of Margate within the « Limits defined in the Schedule to an Order of the General · Board of Health bearing Date the Third Day of July One I thousand eight hundred and fifty-one, whereby, and by means

of “The Public Health Supplemental Act, 1851, No. 2,” the · Public Health Act was applied to the said Town: And ( whereas Notice of such Petition, and of the Time when the

same was ordered by Her Majesty to be taken into conside« ration by Hér Privy Council, was duly published in the London « Gazette One Month at least before such Petition was con[No. 1. Price 2d.]

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sidered, as herein-after mentioned: And whereas Her Ma

jesty's said Privy Council did proceed to consider the said · Petition, and having fully considered it have advised Her • Majesty to grant a Charter of Incorporation to the Inhabitants r of the said Town of Margate within the District set forth in " the said Order of the General Board of Health: And whereas • if such Charter as aforesaid be granted the Provisions of the

said recited Act with respect to the District comprised in such • Charter will take effect, and thenceforward, and until the Grant of a Commission of the Peace and Quarter Sessions of

the Peace for such District, Inconveniences may arise, unless " the said recited Act be amended : And whereas it is expedient " that the said recited Act should be amended :' 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, as follows: Section 5. of I. The Provisions contained in the Fifth Section of the said recited Act not recited Act shall not apply or have any Effect with reference to apply to any District until to any District comprised within any Charter of Incorporation Her Majesty to be granted to any Parish or Place mentioned in the said Act shall have

or any Part thereof, unless and until Her Majesty shall have mission of the granted a Commission of the Peace and a Court of Quarter Peace and a Sessions for the District comprised in any such Charter, but on Court of

the Grant of a Commission of the Peace and Court of Quarter Quarter Sessions thereto.

Sessions to any such District the said Provisions contained in Section Five of the said recited Act shall thereupon take effect and come into force with respect to such District.

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CAP. II.
An Act to enable Her Majesty to settle an Annuity on
Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal.

[26th June 1857.]
Most Gracious Sovereign,
W E, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal Subjects, the

Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, having taken into consideration Your Majesty's most Gracious Message, that Your Majesty has agreed to a Marriage proposed between the Princess Royal and His Royal Highness Prince Frederic William of Prussia, do most humbly beseech Your Majesty that it may be enacted; and be it 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, as follows: Power to Her I. It shall be lawful for Her Majesty, by Letters Patent Majesty to under the Great Seal of the United Kingdom of Great Brituin grant an Annuity of 8,0001, and Ireland, to give and grant unto Her Royal Highness the to Her Royal Princes3 Royal, or to such Persons as Her Majesty shall think

ess the fit, to be named in such Letters Patent, in trust or for the Use Princess Royal for Her Life.

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