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provide for the
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Committee shall carry into effect the Purposes of the said recited Act of the last Session and of this Act as herein-before mentioned; and the Costs and Expences of carrying the same into execution, after the Disbursement of the Funds in the Hands of the Finance Committee and Relief Committee on the First Day of October in this Year, shall be paid and provided by the Board of Guardians of the Union in like Manner as in the said recited Act of last Session provided for the Expences incurred for the Purposes of the said Act.
XVI. And whereas it is expedient to provide for the proper and decent Interment of the deceased destitute Persons who 'shall die of Fever or other epidemic Disease in any Electoral 'Division or District for which any Relief Committee shall have 'been constituted as aforesaid;' be it enacted, That it shall be lawful for any Relief Committee to provide for the proper and decent Interment of such destitute Persons as may die in such Electoral Division or District as aforesaid of Fever or other epidemic Disease, or while receiving Relief, and to defray the Charge of the same out of the Funds which may be at the Disposal of such Relief Committee for the Purposes and under the Provisions of the said recited Act of this Session or of this Act.
XVII. And be it enacted, That this Act shall be in force until the First Day of November One thousand eight hundred and to End of and forty-seven, and from thence until the End of the then next Session of Parliament.
1st Nov. 1847
Act may be
9 & 10 Vict.
XVIII. And be it enacted, That this Act may be amended or repealed by any Act to be passed in this Session of Parlia
An Act to alter certain Duties of Customs.
[11th May 1847.] WHEREAS by an Act passed in a Session of Parliament holden in the Ninth and Tenth Years of the Reign of Her present Majesty Queen Victoria, intituled An Act to ' amend the Laws relating to the Customs, the several Duties ' of Customs are imposed upon Goods, Wares, and Merchandize imported into the United Kingdom as the same are respectively inserted, described, and set forth in the Table to that Act annexed: And whereas it is expedient to make certain • Alterations and Amendments therein:' 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 from and after the passing of this Act, in lieu and instead of the Duties now payable by Law named in Sche. upon the Goods, Wares, and Merchandize mentioned in the dule shall be Table to this Act annexed when imported into the United levied instead of Kingdom, there shall be raised, levied, collected, and paid unto those previously Her Majesty, Her Heirs and Successors, upon the said Goods, paid.
passing of this
Act the Duties
Wares, and Merchandize, when imported into the United Kingdom, the several Duties of Customs as the same are respectively inserted, described, and set forth in Figures in the Table to this Act annexed.
nagement of the
II. And be it enacted, That the Duties imposed by this Act Duties to be shall be under the Management of the Commissioners of Her under the MaMajesty's Customs, and shall be ascertained, raised, levied, Commissioners collected, paid, and recovered, and allowed and applied or appro- of Customs. priated, under the Provisions of any Act or Acts now in force or hereafter to be made relating to the Customs.
shall not be
III. And be it enacted, That no Spirits which shall have Spirits imported been imported into the United Kingdom from Parts beyond removed from the Sea shall be removed or sent from England to either Ireland to ScotScotland or Ireland, Scotland into England or Ireland, or from land or EngIreland into England or Scotland, except such as shall have land, or from been duly warehoused upon the first Importation thereof ac- England, or cording to the Laws in force for the warehousing of Goods, vice versâ, unless they and which shall be in the Warehouse at the Time of such have been duly ntended Removal, and which shall be removed from one ware- warehoused, housing Port to another warehousing Port according to the &c.; Regulations required by Law; and that all such Spirits when so removed shall be liable to the Duty payable thereon in that Part of the United Kingdom into which they shall have been so removed if they be entered for Home Consumption therein. IV. And be it enacted, That no such Spirits shall be removed and not to be from Scotland to England, or from England to Scotland, except cept by Sea; by Sea.
V. And be it enacted, That no such Spirits shall be removed nor except in as aforesaid unless in Ships of Sixty Tons Burden or upwards, Vessels of Sixty and unless in Casks or other Vessels capable of containing and in Casks of Liquids, each of such Casks or other Vessels being of the Size Twenty Gallons or Content of Twenty Gallons at the least, or in Glass or Stone Content at the Bottles not exceeding the Size of Quart Bottles, being really least, &c. Part of the Cargo of the Ship in which such Spirits are removed, and entered in the Cargo Book of the same.
VI. And be it enacted, That all Spirits removed contrary to the Provisions of this Act shall be forfeited, and may be seized by any Officer of Customs or Excise; and that all Persons con
cerned in such removing, or knowingly receiving or harbouring sons concerned any Spirits so removed, shall forfeit the Penalty of One hundred in Removal. Pounds, or Treble the Value of the said Spirits, at the Election of the Commissioners of Customs or Excise.
VII. And be it enacted, That no Spirits whereupon the Spirits not to Duty imposed by this Act shall have been paid in Ireland shall be brought into be brought or carried from Ireland into Scotland or England; England where and that no Spirits whereupon such Duty shall have been paid Duty paid in in Scotland shall be brought or carried from Scotland into Ireland, nor England; and that all such Spirits so brought shall be forfeited, and shall and may be seized by any Officer of Excise or Customs; and that all Persons concerned in such bringing or Penalty on Percarrying such Spirits, or receiving such Spirits knowing them sons concerned to have been so brought or carried, shall forfeit One hundred in Removal.
into England if paid in Scotland.
Act may be amended, &c.
Pounds, or Treble the Value of such Spirits, at the Election of the Commissioners of Customs or Excise.
VIII. And be it enacted, That this Act may be amended or repealed by any Act to be passed in the present Session of Parliament.
TABLE to which the foregoing Act refers.
If imported into Englan 1, the Gallon
£ s. 1,
0 4 5
087 0 4 5
0 3 5
9 & 10 Vict. c. 116.
An Act to empower the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Woods to purchase Land for the Purposes of a Harbour of Refuge and Breakwater in the Isle of Portland in the County of Dorset.
[11th May 1847.] WHEREAS by an Act passed in the Ninth and Tenth Years of the Reign of Her present Majesty, intituled An Act to apply the Sum of Eight millions three hundred and
'fifty-six thousand one hundred and seventy-three Pounds Seventeen Shillings and Eleven-pence out of the Consolidated Fund ' and Monies in the Exchequer to the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and forty-six, and to appropriate the Supplies granted in this Session of Parliament, the Sum of Thirty thousand Pounds was directed to be issued and applied for Harbours of Refuge: And whereas the Lands mentioned in the Schedule hereunto annexed are required for the Purposes of a proposed Harbour of Refuge and Breakwater, 'intended to be constructed on or near the North-east Side of the Isle of Portland: And whereas the Queen's most Excellent Majesty in right of Her Crown is or claims to be Lady of the Manor of Portland, and certain Portions of the Lands ' mentioned in the Schedule hereto annexed are Part of the common and commonable Lands of the said Manor, and the Tenants and also the Inhabitants of and within the said Manor claim to be entitled to certain Estates, Rights, and Interests in, upon, and over the said common and commonable Lands, according to Usage or otherwise; and for the Purchase and Extinguishment of such Estates, Rights, and Interests, and for acquiring the other Lands mentioned in the said Schedule for the Purposes aforesaid, it is expedient that such Provision should be made as is herein-after contained:' May it therefore please 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, That it shall be lawful for the Commissioners Commissioners of Her Majesty's Woods, Forests, Land Revenues, Works, and of Woods, &c. Buildings for the Time being, on behalf of Her Majesty, and they are hereby authorized and empowered, by and out of any Monies which have been or may hereafter be granted by Parliament for Harbours of Refuge, to purchase the Lands and Hereditaments mentioned in the said Schedule hereunto annexed; tioned in Scheand such Lands and Hereditaments, when purchased, shall be dule to this Act. conveyed and assured to Her Majesty, Her Heirs and Successors, for the Purposes of the said Harbour and Breakwater.
may apply Money granted for Harbours of Refuge in
ralty, to be deposited, and open to
II. And be it enacted, That the Maps or Plans already made Maps or Plans, describing the said Lands, after the same shall have been after being authenticated in Duplicate by the Signatures of the Lords of by the Admithe Admiralty for the Time being, shall be deposited in the Office of the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Woods, Forests, Land Revenues, Works, and Buildings, and in the Office of the Lords of the Admiralty, and the Maps and Plans so authenticated and deposited shall remain in such Offices, to the end that all Persons may at all seasonable Times inspect the same at their Will and Pleasure, on paying the Sum of One Shilling for each such Inspection.
of Woods, &c. to take Lands
III. And be it enacted, That it shall be lawful for the Power to Commissioners of Her Majesty's Woods, Forests, Land Reve- Commissioners nues, Works, and Buildings for the Time being, and they are hereby authorized and empowered, to take and use or cause to and Houses be
No Houses, &c. to be taken without Consent unless mentioned in Schedule.
Lands may be
be taken and used any Lands, Tenements, or Hereditaments, and pull down and remove or cause to be pulled down and removed any Houses, Buildings, or Erections which they may deem necessary and expedient to take, use, or pull down and remove for the Purposes of this Act, at any Time at the Expiration of Six Calendar Months after Notice in Writing from the said Commissioners, or their Agent duly authorized, of the Intention to take or use the same, shall either be given to the principal Officer of the Body Politic, Corporate, or Collegiate, or to the Person or Persons who shall be the Owners and Occupiers of such Tenements or Hereditaments, or, in case he, she, or they cannot be found or ascertained, left at the usual or last Place or Places of his, her, or their Abode, or with the Tenant or Tenants, Occupier or Occupiers of the same Tenements or Hereditaments, or shall be fixed upon the same Premises; and for the Purposes of this Act the Owner shall be any Person hereby capacitated to sell.
IV. And be it enacted, That no Lands, Hereditaments, Houses, or Buildings shall be taken or made use of for the Purposes of this Act, except such as are mentioned in the Schedule hereunto annexed, without the Consent in Writing of the Owner or Owners thereof being first had and obtained for that Purpose.
V. And be it enacted, That it shall be lawful for the said Commissioners to purchase, take down, and use for the Purposes standing Errors of this Act any of the Houses, Buildings, Lands, and other in the Schedule. Hereditaments described in the said Maps or Plans to be deposited as aforesaid as intended to be taken for the Purposes of this Act, although the same Houses, Buildings, Lands, and other Hereditaments, or the Name or Names of the Owner or Owners, Occupier or Occupiers thereof, may happen to be erroneously stated or omitted in the Schedule hereunto annexed, in case it shall appear to any Two or more Justices of the Peace for the County of Dorset, and be certified under their Hands, that such Error or Omission proceeded from Mistake or erroneous Information.
Power to enter
VI. And be it enacted, That it shall be lawful for the said Commissioners, and for their Surveyors, Officers, and Workmen, from Time to Time, and at all seasonable Times in the Daygiving Notice. time, upon giving for the first Time Twenty-four Hours, and afterwards from Time to Time Twelve Hours, previous Notice in Writing, to enter into and upon all or any of the said Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments authorized to be taken and used as aforesaid, or any of them, for the Purpose of surveying or valuing the said Premises, without being deemed a Trespasser or Trespassers, and without being subject or liable to any Fine, Penalty, or Punishment on account of entering or continuing upon any Part or Parts of the said Lands, Tenements, or Hereditaments for the Damages that shall be thereby occasioned.
VII. And be it enacted, That it shall be lawful for the said empowered to Commissioners and they are hereby empowered to treat and
treat for the