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Amend the Irish Church Act, 1869, so as to enable the Irish A.D. 1877.

Church Body to sell the Cathedral Church of Emly in the county Tipperary, or any other ecclesiastical structure vested in them which they may not require for religious worship

tive Church

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E 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: ŏ 1. From and after the passing of this Act, it shall be lawful for Power to

the Representative Church Body to sell the Cathedral Church of RepresentaEmly in the county Tipperary, together with the churchyard or Body to sell. burial ground on which said church stands, and also any other

church or ecclesiastical edifice, together with the churchyard or 10 burial ground annexed thereto, and vested in them under the 25th section of Irish Church Act, 1869, sub-section (2).

2. No such sale shall be valid unless the consent of the Lords Restriction Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury shall have first been of sale.

obtained.

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3. This Act may be cited as The Irish Church Amendment Short title. Act, 1877.

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ment of Act.

Extend the provisions of the Employers and Workmen Act, A.D. 1877.

1875, to Seamen whilst they are in British Waters. BE E 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: 5

1. This Act may be cited as the Employers and Workmen (Sea- Short title. men) Extension Act, 1876.

2. This Act shall come into operation on the first day of Septem- Commenceber one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven. 3. No seaman or apprentice to the sea service shall be liable to Seamen not

to be liable 10 imprisonment for deserting within the United Kingdom, nor for to imprison

neglecting nor for refusing without reasonable cause to join his ment for ship or to proceed to sea in his ship, nor for absence without leave offences. and without sufficient reason from his ship or from his duty, not

amounting to desertion or not treated as such by the master, within 15 the United Kingdom.

4. No seaman or apprentice neglecting or refusing to join or Seamen, &c. deserting from or refusing to proceed to sea in any ship in which

apprehended he is duly engaged to serve, or is found otherwise absenting himself without therefrom without leave within the United Kingdom, shall be liable for certain

warrant, &c. 20 to apprehension, arrest, or detention without warrant, or, instead of offences.

being committed to prison, or after committal to prison by any court, to be conveyed on board for the purpose of proceeding on the voyage, or to be delivered to the master or mate or owner of any

ship, or his agent, to be by them so conveyed. 25 5. The enactments of the Employers and Workmen Act, 1875, Application

of Employshall apply to every dispute arising out of or incidental to the contracts and relation between seamen and sea apprentices and Workmen ship owners, their agents or masters, as employers; and the courts te scamen.

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