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Warrant may be under the hands of the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury or any Three of them; and that whenever the order, consent, authority or direction of the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury is prescribed by this Act, such order, consent, authority or direction (not being by warrant) may be signified either under the hands of the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury or any Three of them, or under the hand of one of their Secretaries or Assistant Secretaries.
7. Printed copies And be it Enacted, That any printed copy of the“ London Gazette" of the London Gazette to be purporting to be printed and published by the person or persons
having authority to print and publish the same, shall be admitted as
8. Act to be deemed a Post-office Act.
And be it Enacted, That this Act shall be deemed and taken to be a Post-office Act, and that the several terms and expressions used in 20 this Act shall be construed according to the respective interpretations contained or referred to in the said Act passed in the fourth the reign of Her present Majesty, so far as those interpretations are not repugnant to the subject or inconsistent with the context of such terms and expressions.
9. Act may be amended during present Session.
And be it Enacted, That this Act may be amended or repealed by any Act to be passed during the present Session of Parliament.
To place the Municipal Corporations of Ireland upon a
more equal Footing, as to Rights and Privileges, with
[Note.—The Words printed in Italics are proposed to be inserted
in the Committee.]
Hertas it is expedient to place the Municipal Corpo- Preamble.
rations of Ireland upon a more equal footing, as to rights and privileges, with those of England and Scotland :
And whereas for the said purpose it is expedient to amend an Act 5 passed in the third and fourth years of the reign of Her present Ma
jesty, intituled, “ An Act for the Regulation of Municipal Corporations in Ireland," and also another Act passed in the sixth and seventh years of Her present Majesty, intituled, “An Act to amend an Act of
the third and fourth Years of Her present Majesty, for the Regulation 10 of Municipal Corporations in Ireland;"
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 the provisions in the said first-recited Present QuaAct contained relating to the qualification of Burgesses and Voters at Burgesses to Elections under the said Act, shall be and the same are hereby repealed.
And be it Enacted, That from and after the passing of this Act, po No new Burperson shall be enrolled a Burgess of any Borough for the purpose of seases to be 147.
are not quali- enjoying the rights conferred for the first time by this Act, in respect fied under this
of any title other than by occupancy and payment of rates within such
Borough, according to the meaning and provisions of this Aci. 3. Qualification And be it Enacted, That after the passing of this Act, in every of Burgesses.
Borough named in the Schedule (A.), and also in every Borough named 5
That no person being an alien shall be so evrolled in any year, Parochial and that no person shall be so enrolled in any year who within Twelve be enrolled. calendar Months next before the said last day of August shall have
received parochial or other alms, or any pension or charitable allow-
Aliens and persons who have received
Relief not to
4. Medical assistance or
And be it Enacted, That no medical or surgical assistance given instruction in by the Charitable Trustees of any Borough shall be taken to be such Schools not to charitable allowance as shall disqualify any person from being enrolled be a cause of
a burgess as aforesaid, nor shall any person be so disqualified by disqualifica
reason that any child of such person shall have been admitted and taught within any public or endowed school.