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And whereas it is expedient that such aid as hereinafter is mentioned
and to which the
The maintenance of the Lighthouses now under the management
of the said Master, Wardens and Assistants :
The payment of the principal of the debts now due and owing on
the security of the light dues, and mentioned in the Sche-
The salaries of the elder brethren :
The subsisting compensation allowances (if any) which have
been granted under the said General Lighthouse Act :
The salaries and superannuation allowances of the officers and
servants of the said Master, Wardens and Assistants :
The expenses of their establishment, the purchase of land for
and the erection of new Lighthouses, and other expenses inci-
35 And that as respects any surplus of the said light dues which may
from time to time remain onapplied to the purposes aforesaid, the
9. Repeal of existing powers of altering Lighthouse Tolls.
And be it Enacted, That the said hereinbefore-recited enactments in the said Act of the third year of the reign of King George the Fourth, and in the said General Lighthouse Act, which authorize the said Master, Wardens and Assistants, the said Northern Lights Commissioners, and the said Ballast Corporation respectively, to reduce, 5 alter and modify Lighthouse tolls, and to make regulations for the purpose of relieving vessels from light dues or tolls, or for the purpose of substituting one class of toll for another, or for the purpose of altering the time or place of payment of Lighthouse tolls, shall be repealed.
10. The Board of Mer And be it Enacted, That the said Board of Mercantile Marine may cantile Marine to have the power of make regulations for the purpose of reducing, taking off or modifying reducing and altering Lighthouse Tolls. the tolls now or hereafter to be payable in respect of any Lighthouse,
and for reviving, re-establishing, increasing or otherwise modifying any
the tolls in lieu whereof the same shall have been so made payable. 11. Regulations of the And be it Enacted, That no such regulation shall take effect until
of Marine as to Light the same shall have been submitted by the said Board of Mercantile 35
Marine to, and shall have been assented to and confirmed by Her confirmed by Her Majesty in Council. Majesty in Council, and such asscnt and confirmation shall have been
signified in writing to the said Board of Mercantile Marine, nor until
house Tolls to be
least before such regulation shall be submitted to Her Majesty in
Mercantile Marine any objections in writing to such regulation; and
the said Board of Mercantile Marine shall submit such objections,
register ton per annum, be instituted in lieu of light dues under the
any time be increased by any regulations hereby authorized to be
Assistants, the said Commissioners and the said Ballast Corporation
And be it Enacted, That from time to time, as often as any altera- Publication of the tion in the amount of any such tolls, or any new regulation, or alteration of any existing regulation concerning the saine, shall be made, the
said Master, Wardens and Assistants, Comunissioners or Corporation
have been notified to them by the said Board of Mercantile Marine,
Marine, who shall authenticate such Tables (if correct) by sealing
sioners and Corporation respectively, shall cause printed copies thereof
of Customs at each port or place in the United Kingdom for which
Majesty's Customs for the port of London, Edinburgh and Dublin
vered or forwarded, shall cause the same to be kept constantly hung
conspicuous part of Her Majesty's Custom-houses in London, Edin-
sons having any business in such Custom-houses respectively; and the
the lawful tolls or duties payable to the said Master, Wardens and
rest mentioned in
ner and form as shall be directed therein, or in such summary so therewith drawn up and entered as aforesaid ; and a copy of
such Table, examined with the original so entered and so purporting to be signed as aforesaid, shall be deemed and taken in all courts of law and other places to be evidence of the right to recover such tolls according 5
to the tenor thereof, 13 Power to the Lords
And be it Enacted, That it shall be lawful for the Lord High of the Treasury to advance annually Treasurer or the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury for the time out of the Consolidated Fund being, or any Three or more of them, and he or they is and are hereby 30,0001, in payment authorized and empowered, until the Thirty-first of December, Eighteen 10 and hundred and
yearly and every year out of the Consolidated the Schedule.
Fund of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, to pay
debts. 14. This Act and the And be it Enacted, That the said General Lighthouse Act and this General Lighthouse Act to be construed Act shall be construed as one Act, except so far as the provisions as one Act.
of this Act may repeal or alter the provisions of the said General
Lighthouse Act. 15. Act may be amended And be it Enacted, That this Act may be amended or repealed by this Session.
any Act to be passed in the present Session of Parliament.
300,000 due from the Master, Wardens and Assistants to the Bank
57,0007 due from the Master, Wardens and Assistants to vario us 31,500
persons on bond.
51,160 due to the Master, Wardens and Assistants for advances
made fron, the Pilotage Fund towards the purchase of Lighthouses.
122,5151 due to the Master, Wardens and Assistants for advances 7,3255
for the like purpose.