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Provisional Order Confirmation (Glasgow).

other persons authorised to act as procurator-fiscal in the absence of the A.D. 1877. procurator-fiscal, or of any procurator-fiscal, or assistant procurator-fiscal.

(13.) In the event of more than one procurator-fiscal of police being appointed under the provisions of “ The Glasgow Police Act, 1866," as hereby amended Ō or of one procurator-fiscal of police and one or more assistant procurators-fiscal

of police being so appointed, the magistrates' committee appointed under the said Act may, from time to time, assign to each procurator-fiscal of police, or assistant procurator-fiscal of police, the police court or police courts in which

he shall give ordinary attendance and perform the duties of the office : Pro10 vided always, that in the absence of the procurator-fiscal of police, or assistant

procurator-fiscal of police from the court to which he may have been so assigned, his duties may be performed by any of the other procurators-fiscal of police or assistant procurators-fiscal of police. Any assistant procurator-fiscal of

police so appointed may, in the absence of the procurator-fiscal of police, if only 15 one procurator-fiscal of police is appointed, or in the absence of any procurator

fiscal of police, if more than one is appointed, act in his stead and name: and in the absence of a procurator-fiscal of police or assistant procurator-fiscal of police, the chief constable, or any superintendent or lieutenant, may act in the

stead and name of the procurator-fiscal of police, either at the first or at any 20 adjourned diet, but the procurator-fiscal of police shall not be responsible for

his acts.

(14.) The provisions of “The Petroleum Act, 1871,” (34 & 35 Vict., c. 104), and of “The Explosives Act, 1875" (38 Vict. c. 17), in so far as they

confer on the town council of the city and royal burgh of Glasgow the 25 power to grant licenses, and otherwise to carry into effect the provisions of

the said Acts, shall be exercised by the magistrates' committee appointed under “The Glasgow Police Act, 1866,” as hereby amended, and the said committee shall also have and possess as regards the said Acts all the powers

conferred upon them by “ The Glasgow Police Act, 1866,” with reference to 30 the Act 23 & 24 Vict. c. 139.

(15.) Sections 275, 276, 295, 303, 309, 322, 325, 341, 380, 381, 382, and 383 of “The Glasgow Police Act, 1866,” shall hereafter be read as if the words " the procurator-fiscal of the Dean of Guild Court appointed by the

magistrates and council ” were substituted for the words, “the procurator35 fiscal,” wherever the latter words are used therein.

(16.) For the purpose of executing the provisions of “The Sale of Food and Drugs Act, 1875," within the city and royal burgh of Glasgow, the term “sheriff” in the 33rd Section of the said Act shall include the “

“police magistrate of the city and royal burgh appointed under the provisions of 40 “ the Act 38 & 39 Vict. c. 81."

(17.) Section 8. of “The Glasgow Corporation Waterworks Act, 1855," (18 & 19 Vict. c. 118), is hereby repealed, and from and after the passing of the Act confirming this Order, the magistrates and council of the city of Glasgow, as commissioners appointed under the said Act, shall have power

Provisional Order Confirmation (Glasgow).

A.D. 1877. at any meeting, from time to time, to appoint a committee of their own

number for transacting the business of the commissioners, or such portion
thereof as they may specially define; and the commissioners may name a
convener, and sub-convener, and fix the quorum of such committee, and may
continue, alter, or discontinue such committee. And the committee so 5
appointed may appoint sub-committees of their number. And the minutes
and proceedings of such committee or sub-committees shall be reported to the
commissioners at such time and in such manner as the commissioners may
from time to time direct. And wherever the expression “water committee,”
or “ the committee,” is used in “The Glasgow Corporation Waterworks Act, 10
1855," "The Glasgow Corporation Waterworks Amendment Act, 1859,"
“The Glasgow Corporation Waterworks Amendment Act, 1860,” “The
Glasgow Corporation Waterworks Amendment Act, 1865, “The Glasgow
Corporation Waterworks Amendment Act, 1866,” “The Glasgow Corporation
Waterworks Amendment Act, 1873,” and “The Glasgow Corporation Water- 15
works Amendment Act, 1877," the same shall be held to mean the committee
appointed under the provisions hereof.

(18.) Notwithstanding the provisions of the Act passed in the third and fourth
years of the reign of King William the Fourth, chapter seventy-six, and the
other Acts relating to municipal elections in burghs in Scotland, it shall be 20
sufficient that the notices of the annual municipal elections in the burgh of
Glasgow shall be affixed to or near the door of the cathedral church of
St. Mungo within the said burgh, and that they be also inserted at least once
in one of the newspapers published in Glasgow; and the appointment by the
Lord Provost or senior magistrate for the time being of the said burgh of 25
Glasgow immediately before any annual municipal election therein of legal sub-
stitutes to preside at the polling places, and of persons to officiate as poll clerks
in the several wards at such elections shall be valid, notwithstanding such Lord
Provost or senior magistrate shall have respectively ceased to hold office after
the making of such appointments, and before the elections in respect of which 30
such appointments were made.

SCHEDULE referred to in SECTION 2 of this ORDER.

The Glasgow Police Act, 1866.

(29 & 30 Vict. cap. 273.) Section 4, in so far as it defines the meaning of the expressions “the procurator- 35

fiscal,” and “the fiscal.” Section 6, in so far as it vests the general power and duty of carrying into effect the

objects and purposes of the Act in, and appoints the same to be performed by “ The Board of Police of Glasgow," and in so far also as it provides that they shall not appoint to any office under them any of the town-clerks or the chamber- 40

lain of the city of Glasgow. Sections 7, 8, 9, and 10.

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Provisional Order Confirmation (Glasgow).

Section 12, the words “ provided one of the magistrates be a member of each such A.D. 1877.

committee.”
Section 13, the words, as ex officiis members of the board.”
Section 19.
Section 27, the words “and to each member of the town council of Glasgow."
Section 89.

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Given under my hand and Seal at Whitehall, this fourteenth day of

June, One thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven.

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To confirm a Provisional Order under

“ The General Police and Improvement (Scotland) Act, 1862,” relating to the Royal Burgh of Glasgow.

(Prepared and brought in by The Lord Advocate and Sir Henry

Selwin-Ibbetson.)

Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be Printed,

21 June 1877.

[Bill 210.]

Under 2 oz.

Provisional Order Confirmation (Leith).

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Confirm a Provisional Order under The General Police and A.D. 1877.

Improvement (Scotland) Act, 1862," relating to the Burgh
of Leith.

HEREAS the Secretary of State for the Home Department,

being one of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, has under the provisions of “The General Police and Improvement

(Scotland) Act, 1862," duly made the Provisional Order which is
ŏ contained in the schedule to this Act annexed, and it is provided

by the said Act that no such Order shall be of any validity unless
the same has been confirmed by Act of Parliament, and it is
expedient that the said Order should be so confirmed :

Be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and
10 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:

1. The Provisional Order contained in the schedule to this Act Confirmation annexed shall be and is hereby confirmed, and all the provisions sional Order. 15 thereof shall, from and after the passing of this Act, be as valid

and have the like force and effect as if the same were specially
enacted in this Act.

2. This Act may be cited as “The General Police and Im- Short title.
provement (Scotland) Act, 1862, Order Confirmation (Leith) Act,
20 1877."

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