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III. The Registers of the Marriages so solemnized as aforesaid, Registers to be or Copies of such Registers, shall be received in all Courts of Law Evidence. and Equity as Evidence of such Marriages respectively, in the same Manner as Registers of Marriages in Parish Churches, or Copies thereof, are by Law receivable in Evidence.
CA P. LXXI.
An Act to continue certain Acts for regulating Turnpike
WHEREAS certain Acts for making, amending, and re
pairing the Turnpike Roads in Ireland were, by an Act
passed in the Session of Parliament holden in the Fourth and 4 & 5 Vict. Fifth Years of the Reign of Her present Majesty, amended and e. 6. 'continued for a Time therein limited: And whereas the said Acts were further continued from Time to Time, save as especially excepted: And whereas, under the Provisions of an
Act of the last Session of Parliament, the said Acts, save as 18 & 19 Vict. 'therein excepted, are further continued and will remain in force c. 83. until the Thirty-first Day of July in the present Year, or if 'Parliament be then sitting until the End of the then Session of Parliament: And whereas it is expedient that any Act for making, amending, or repairing any Turnpike Road in Ireland which will expire on or before the End of the present Session of Parliament should be further continued:' 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, as follows:
I. Any Act now in force for making, amending, or repairing Turnpike Acts any Turnpike Road in Ireland which will expire on the Thirty- (I.) which will first Day of July One thousand eight hundred and fifty-six, or if expire on or Parliament be then sitting at the End of the present Session of before 31st July 1856 conParliament, shall be further continued, as amended by the said tinued. recited Act of the Fourth and Fifth Years of Her Majesty's Reign, until the Thirty-first Day of July One thousand eight hundred and fifty-seven, and to the End of the then next Session of Parliament.
II. In citing this Act for any Purpose whatever it shall be Short Title. sufficient to use the Expression "The Annual Turnpike Acts (Ireland) Continuance Act, 1856.”
An Act to continue "The Railways Act (Ireland), 1851." [29th July 1856.] [14 & 15 Vict. c. 70. continued for One Year from passing of Act.]
Penalty for cutting adrift Boats belong
ing to the Cus.
As to Powers
of Bailiff, &c. in Channel Islands.
Episcopal and Capitular Estates Continuance.
CA P. LXXIII.
An Act to indemnify such Persons in the United Kingdom
CA P. LXXIV.
An Act to continue the Act to facilitate the Management
CA P. LXXV.
An Act for the further Alteration and Amendment of the
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:
I. The Duties of Customs chargeable on the Goods, Wares, and Merchandise next hereafter mentioned, imported into the United Kingdom, shall cease and determine on and after the Sixth Day of July One thousand eight hundred and fifty-six :
Bichromate of Potash:
Metal of any Sort, old, and fit only to be re-manufactured. II. And in lieu of the Duties of Customs now chargeable on the Articles next herein-after mentioned, imported into the United Kingdom, the following Duties of Customs shall be charged on and after the said Sixth Day of July One thousand eight hundred and fifty-six : £ s. d. 100
Beer, Spruce, the Barrel
Musical Instruments; viz., Instruments of
the lb. - the Gallon III. Every Person who shall wilfully cut away, cast adrift, remove, alter, deface, sink, or destroy, or in any other Way injure or conceal, any Boat, Buoy, Rope, or Mark in the Charge of or used by any Person for the Prevention of Smuggling, or in or for the Use of the Service of the Customs, shall for every such Offence forfeit the Sum of Ten Pounds.
IV. The Bailiff or Chief Magistrate of Guernsey and Jersey, and the Judge and Magistrates of Alderney, shall have the same Powers as are by Section Twenty-two of "The Supplemental Customs Consolidation Act, 1855," extended to Jurats of the Channel Islands.
V. The Commissioners of Customs may, out of any Money in Subsistence their Hands voted by Parliament, allow and pay for the necessary Allowance to Subsistence of any poor Person confinel in any Prison in the poor Prisoners, and Payment Channel Islands, under or by virtue of any Process for the Reco- of Gaol Fees in very of any Duties, Penalties, or Forfeitures under this or any Channel other Act relating to the Customs, such weekly or daily Sum as Islands. by the Regulations of the Prison in which such poor Person may be confined is required for the Maintenance of poor Insolvent Debtors, and also such Gaol Fees as are properly payable in respect of any Prisoner or Defendant at the Suit of the Crown
for any Offence against the Laws relating to the Customs.
VI. Whereas by an Act of the Second and Third Years of the Commissioners Reign of King William the Fourth, Chapter Ninety, the Com- of Customs missioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, or any Three or more may invest certain surplus of them, are empowered to grant to certain Inspectors and Monies in their 'Meters of Coals in the City of Dublin entitled to certain Fees Hands, and and Payments a Compensation for the Loss of the same, not apply Proceeds 'exceeding in Amount to any one of them the respective Sums to Payment of set forth in the Schedule to that Act: And whereas by the Compensations. 'said Act the Sum of Fourpence was, with Power from Time to Time to reduce the same, imposed upon every Ton of Coals imported into the Port of Dublin, to provide a Fund for Payment of such Compensation, and the same has been reduced to One Halfpenny per Ton: And whereas it is expedient to provide for the Disposal of the same and any further surplus Monies arising from such Fund during the Existence of the Persons so entitled to such Compensation: And whereas it is expedient, with a view to the Abolition of the said Tolls at the earliest possible Period, to provide for the Disposal of any Sums now in hand, and any further surplus Monies arising from the Collection of such Tolls, in the Purchase of Government Annuities on the Lives of the Persons entitled to Compensation under the said Act, and apply the same in satisfaction thereof, whereupon 'the said Tolls may cease: Be it enacted, That the Commissioners of Customs, out of any such surplus Monies now intheir Hands, or which may hereafter from Time to Time come to their Hands by virtue of the said Act, may invest the same in the Purchase of Government Annuities, and pay and apply such Annuities to the Use and Benefit of such Persons as may during their Lives respectively be entitled to receive the Compensation Allowances granted under and by virtue of the said Act.
whom to be
VII. All Sums, including Justices Clerks Fees, awarded to be Costs awarded paid as Costs to or for Her Majesty by any Justice in respect of to Crown, by any Proceedings for the Recovery of any Duty, Penalty, or Forfeiture under any Act relating to the Customs or to Trade or Navigation, shall be paid over to the Collector of Customs at the Port where any such Proceedings may be instituted, who shall account for the same in such Manner as the Commissioners of Customs may direct.
VIII. There shall be payable to Justices Clerks, in respect As to Fees payof formal Investigations into Wrecks, under the Provisions of able to Justices "The Merchant Shipping Act, 1854," held at the Instance of the Clerks.
Act to be registered in Guernsey and Jersey.
Commence.ment of Act.
16 & 17 Vict. c. 137.
18 & 19 Vict.
Solicitor for the Customs, by Direction of the Board of Trade, or at the Request of any Officer of Customs or Coast Guard, the several Sums specified in the Table of Fees to this Act annexed. IX. This Act shall be registered in the Royal Courts of Guernsey and Jersey respectively, and the said Royal Courts respectively shall have full Power and Authority and are hereby required to register the same.
X. This Act shall be deemed to commence and come into operation from and after the Fifth Day of July One thousand eight hundred and fifty-six.
TABLE of FEES referred to in the foregoing Act.
Taking Instructions to hold Investigation
Summons (and Duplicate) to Witness
For Officer or Person employed to serve Summons
each Service 0 2 6
An Act to continue for a limited Time the Exemption of - certain Charities from the Operation of the Charitable Trusts Acts.
[29th July 1856.] HEREAS by the Charitable Trusts Act, 1853, it was provided, that such Act should not for the Period of Two Years from the passing thereof extend or be in any Manner applied to Charities or Institutions the Funds or Income of which were applicable exclusively for the Benefit of Persons of the Roman Catholic Persuasion, and which were under the Superintendence or Control of Persons of that Persuasion : And whereas by the Charitable Trusts Amendment Act, 1855, such Charities or Institutions as aforesaid were exempted in like Manner from the Operation of the said Amendment Act, and the Exemption so extended was continued until the First Day of September One thousand eight hundred and fifty-six: And whereas it is expedient that such Exemption should be con tinued as herein-after mentioned: 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, as follows:
I. The said Acts shall not, until the First Day of September One continued until thousand eight hundred and fifty-seven, extend or be in any Manner applied to the Charities or Institutions aforesaid.
Court of Chancery (Ireland) (Receivers).
CA P. LXXVII.
An Act to amend the Law and Practice of the Court of
WHEREAS the levying of Charges upon Real Estate through the Medium of Receivers appointed by the Court of Chancery in Ireland is productive of Injury and Inconvenience, and is often attended with Expense wholly disproportionate to any Benefits derived therefrom; and it is expedient to diminish the Necessity for appointing Receivers by giving to the Court increased Facilities for the Sale of Real Estate, and that the "Court should in all Cases of Applications to appoint Receivers have a Discretion to refuse or postpone the Appointment as herein-after is provided: 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, as follows:
I. The Expression "the Court" when used in this Act shall Interpretation mean the Court of Chancery in Ireland," and shall include the of Terms. Chancellor, Master of the Rolls, and each of the Masters in Ordi
nary acting within their respective Jurisdictions; "Suit" shall include "Cause," "Petition," and "Matter."
II. When by the Law or Practice of the Court, or by any Act Court to have of Parliament, the Court is or shall be empowered to appoint a a Discretion in Receiver over Real Estate for Payment of any Charge thereon, appointing Rethe Court in exercising such Jurisdiction may have regard to the Amount of the Charge and of the Rental of the Estate, and also to the other Remedies and Securities (if any) possessed by the Person entitled to the Charge, and to the other Circumstances of the Case; and if the Court shall be of opinion that the Appointment of a Receiver is unnecessary or inexpedient, or would not be productive of substantial Benefit to the Person entitled to the Charge, it shall be lawful for the Court to decline or postpone appointing a Receiver, and the Costs of any Application for the Appointment of a Receiver shall be in the Discretion of the Court. - III. No Receiver shall be appointed in respect of any Judgment or Judgment Mortgage where the Sum due on Foot of such Judgment shall not exceed One hundred and fifty Pounds, nor where the Rental of the Estate over which the Receiver is sought to be appointed shall not exceed One hundred Pounds per Annum provided, that nothing in this Section contained shall prevent the making of any Order to extend to a Receiver already appointed. IV. Nothing in this Act contained shall extend to affect the Extent of Act. Jurisdiction of the Court to appoint Receivers for the Payment of Tithes or Tithe Rentcharge, but such Receivers shall be appointed by the Court as if this Act had not passed. V The Act of the Parliament of Ireland passed in the Eleventh and Twelfth Years of the Reign of His Majesty King Bb 4
No Receiver to be appointed
where Sum due shall not exceed
Act of Parlia
ment of Ireland
11 & 12 G. 3. c. 10. repealed.