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had been inserted therein instead of the Expression "the Pro
moters of the Undertaking."
LII. The several Powers given by Sections Twenty-seven, As to Exercise Twenty-eight, Twenty-nine, Thirty, and Thirty-one of this Act of Powers may be exercised, notwithstanding anything contained in any given by ss. 27, Act of Parliament, Decree, or Order constituting, either wholly 28, 29, 30, and or in part, an Instrument of Foundation or Endowment, or confirming or varying any Foundation or Endowment, or otherwise regulating any Foundation or Endowment.
LIII. Where, upon an Application of the University as to any Elections to University Emolument, or upon the Application of any College Emoluments as to any Emolument within such College, it may appear to the may be susCommissioners that it would be advisable for the Purposes of this pended by Act to suspend for a limited Period the Election to such Emolument (not being the Headship of a College or Hall), it shall be lawful for the Commissioners, by Instrument under their Common Seal, to authorize the University or such College, as the Case may be, to suspend such Election accordingly for such a Time as may appear to the Commissioners sufficient for the Purposes aforesaid.
a Member of the Senate, doth hereby appoint a Member of the Senate, to be the Proxy of the
said A.B. in his Absence, and to vote in his Name at the Election of a Chancellor, or High Steward, as the Case may be, for the University of Cambridge, on the
next, in such Manner as he the said C.D. witness whereof the said A.B.
may think proper. In
[29th July 1856.]
An Act to abolish certain unnecessary Forms in the framing of Deeds in Scotland. WHEREAS an Act of the Scottish Parliament was passed Act of Parliain the Sixth Session of the First Parliament of His ment of ScotMajesty King William, intituled Act allowing Securities, &c. land, 1696, to be written Bookways, which Act statutes and ordains that it 'shall be lawful to write any Contract, Decreet, Disposition, Extract, Transumpt, or other Security by way of Book, in Leaves of Paper, provided that every Page be marked by the Number, first, second, &c., and signed, and that the End of the last Page make mention how many Pages are therein contained, in which Page only Witnesses are to sign in Writs and Securities, where 'Witnesses are required by Law: And whereas the Safeguards prescribed by the said Act, other than the said Provision as to 'marking every Page by Number, have been found in Practice to 'be of themselves amply sufficient for the Purposes thereof, and the said Provision as to marking every Page by Number has been very generally neglected in Practice, and it would there
After Sept. 1, 1856, Pages of
Deeds and Writings need not be marked by Numbers.
Secretary of State for War to issue the
'fore be beneficial to and for the Security of the Public that the same should be abolished:' 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,
I. That from and after the First Day of September in the Year One thousand eight hundred and fifty-six it shall not be competent to institute or to insist in or maintain any Challenge of or Exception to any Deed or Writing aforesaid, or any Deed or Writing of any Description whatever, on the Ground that the Pages thereof are not marked by Numbers; and it shall no longer be necessary to mark the Pages of any Deed or Writing by Numbers, any Law or Practice to the contrary notwithstanding: Provided always, that nothing herein contained shall be construed to affect any Question which may have been in dependence in any Court prior to the passing of this Act, or any Judgment already pronounced, or any Decreet which has already gone out, or the Provision of the said recited Act, or of any other Act or Acts of Parliament, as to mentioning in the Testing Clause the Number of the Pages of which the Deed consists, or the Provision as to signing each Page of the Deed, or any other Provision of the said recited Act.
C A P. XC.
An Act to defray the Charge of the Pay, Clothing, and
I. The Secretary of State for War for the Time being shall cause to be issued and paid the whole Sum required for the Money required Regular Militia of Great Britain and Ireland (when disembodied),
in the Manner and for the several Uses herein-after mentioned; for Pay of Re(that is to say,) for the Pay of the said Regular Militia at the daily gular Militia. Rates following; (that is to say,)
For each Adjutant of Infantry, Eight Shillings, and of Artillery, Rates of Pay. Nine Shillings:
For each Quartermaster, where One is appointed in Corps con-
For each Serjeant Major of Infantry, where One is appointed
For each Serjeant of Infantry, One Shilling and Sixpence, and
For each Drummer, Trumpeter, or Bugler above Sixteen Years of Age, One Shilling, and under Sixteen Years of Age, Tenpence:
Provided always, that when any Serjeant Major or Serjeant Rates of Pay shall be absent on Furlough or Licence he shall during such when absent on Absence receive Sixpence per Diem less than the above-men- Furlough. tioned Rates respectively:
And also at Rates varying from Two Shillings to Sixpence Contingent per Annum for each Private Man for defraying the contingent Fund. Expenses of each Regiment, Battalion, or Corps, when enrolled:
And the Secretary of State for War for the Time being shall Clothing. give the necessary Instructions for the Provision of Clothing for each Serjeant Major, Serjeant, and Drummer on the Disembodied Staff of the Militia of Great Britain and Ireland who shall be resident at Head Quarters, and the said Disembodied Staff shall be entitled to be clothed once in Two Years.
II. Except when employed as herein-after provided, every Adjutant and Non-commissioned Officer on the Staff of the Regular Militia, when disembodied, shall reside in such Places as shall be sanctioned by the Secretary of State for War, and every such Adjutant and Non-commissioned Officer shall forfeit his Pay for any Period during which he shall be absent, except when employed as herein-after provided, or when absent by Leave from the Colonel or Commandant of the Regiment, Battalion, or Corps, which Leave shall not, except in case of certified Sickness, extend beyond Three Calendar Months in One Year, nor to a greater Proportion than One Third of the Non-commissioned Officers at the same Time.
to reside where the Secretary of State for War
Adjutants, Quartermasters, &c.
of Militia may be employed in their Counties.
Balance to form a Stock Purse.
III. Every Adjutant, Quartermaster, and Non-commissioned Officer of the Regular Militia, when disembodied, and not called out for Training or Exercise, shall be liable to be employed within the County to which the Regiment, Battalion, or Company of the said Militia Staff belongs, under the Officers appointed to pay and superintend the Out-Pensioners of Chelsea Hospital, in such Manner as One of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State may determine: Provided always, that the Senior Officer shall have the Command of the Force so employed.
IV. The Quartermaster of each Regiment of Militia in which a Quartermaster is appointed and receives daily Pay under the Provisions of the First Section of this Act, and when no Quartermaster is appointed, then the Adjutant of each Regiment of Militia, shall have the Charge and Care of the Arms, Accoutrements, Great Coats, Clothing, Necessaries, and other Stores thereof, under the issue the Money Superintendence of the Colonel or Commandant, and the Adjutant Expenses on an shall, out of the Allowance directed by this Act to be issued and Order signed by paid for defraying the contingent Expenses of such Regiment, Battalion, or Corps, from Time to Time issue and pay such Sums of Money as may be necessary for the Repair of Arms, and other usual contingent Expenses, upon an Order in Writing signed by the Colonel or other Commandant, and after Payment of such Sums as aforesaid he shall Three Tines in the Year make up Accounts of all such Money, and of the Expenditure thereof, showing the Balance remaining in his Hands, (which said Balance shall form a Stock Purse for the Use of the Regiment, Battalion, or Corps,) and shall transmit the same to the Colonel or other Commandant of such Regiment, Battalion, or Corps, to be by him examined, allowed, and signed; and the said Accounts, so allowed and signed, shall be the proper Vouchers and Acquittal of such Adjutant for the Application and Disposal of such Money: Provided always, that it shall and may be lawful for the Secretary of State for War to order and direct that the Arms, Accoutrements, and other Stores, or any Part thereof, belonging to any Regiment, Battalion, or Corps of Militia of the United Kingdom shall at any Time, while such Regiment, Battalion, or Corps shall not be embodied or in actual Service, be conveyed to and deposited and kept in any of Her Majesty's War Department Stores.
Arms may be deposited in War Department Stores, by
Order of Secretary of State for War.
In Absence of
be under the
V. In the occasional and unavoidable Absence of the Adjutant from the City, Town, or Place where the Disembodied Staff is quartered, or during any Vacancy in the Appointment of Adjutant, the Serjeants and Drummers shall be under the Command of the Quartermaster in Cases in which One is appointed, and when no Quartermaster is appointed or is present, then under the Command of the Serjeant Major, or of some Serjeant who shall be appointed by the said Adjutant, with the Approbation of the Colonel or other Commanding Officer, to act as Serjeant Major during the Absence of such Adjutant and Quartermaster; and the said Quartermaster and Serjeant Major or acting Serjeant Major shall render the same Returns and perform such other Acts as are by Law required from the Adjutant.
VI. The Officers and Non-commissioned Officers, Drummers, Militia when and Private Men of the Regular Militia shall, for the Period or called out for Periods during which they shall be called out for the Purpose of Training or Exercise or Training, be entitled to the following daily Rates of tled to Pay. Pay and Allowances:
£ s. d.
0 15 11
0 15 11
O 14 1
Adjutant, if acting also as Paymaster in
Corps consisting of Four
Quartermaster (if not holding a Subaltern's Commission, nor on the Permanent Staff) (if holding a Subaltern's Commission, and if not on the Permanent Staff)
(if on the Permanent Staff
* These Rates of Pay, during Training and Exercise only, are in addition to the Daily Rates of Disembodied Pay granted by Section I.