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George the Third, or any other Act, to the contrary notwith-
standing.

IX. Provided always, and be it enacted, That if any Saving Treasury may
or Surplus shall arise in any Quarter in respect of any Money direct Savings
appropriated for defraying the Charges of any particular Class, be applied at
so as that the Sum appropriated thereto shall be more than the End of the
sufficient for the full and complete Payment of the Charges Year in aid of
thereon, such quarterly Saving or Surplus shall in every such other Classes.
Case be carried forward in the Exchequer to the Account and
Credit and be applied for the Purposes of the Class in which it
shall have arisen, until the Thirty-first Day of December in
every Year; and whenever any such Saving or Surplus remain-
ing at the End of the Year shall have arisen in any of the
Classes of the Civil List, then it shall be lawful for the Lord
High Treasurer, or Commissioners of the Treasury for the Time
being, or any Three or more of them, to direct the same to be
applied in aid of the Charges or Expences of any other Class
(except the Fifth Class), or of any Charge or Charges upon Her
Majesty's Civil List Revenues, in such Manner as may, under
the Circumstances, appear to be most expedient: Provided
always, that the Charge upon the Fifth Class shall in no Case
exceed the Sum by this Act limited for that Class.

X. And be it enacted, That whenever the total Charge upon In case of the Civil List from the Thirty-first Day of December in any Exceedings, One Year to the Thirty-first Day of December in the succeeding be laid before Year, on account of the First, Second, Third, Fourth, and Sixth Parliament. Classes, shall amount to more than the Sum of Four hundred thousand Pounds, an Account, stating the Particulars of such Exceedings, and the Cause thereof, shall be submitted to Parliament within Thirty Days after the same shall have been ascertained, if Parliament shall be then sitting, but if Parliament shall not be then sitting, then the said Account shall be presented within Thirty Days after the next Meeting of Parliament. XI. And whereas Doubts may be entertained whether the

Provisions of • Provisions of the Acts relating to the Civil List Revenues all former Civil

have expired with the Civil List Revenue of His late Ma- List Acts to * jesty King William the Fourth, by the Decease of His late remain in force

for the Purposes Majesty;' be it therefore enacted and declared, That all the of this Act, Provisions, Regulations, Restrictions, Clauses, Matters, and except as hereby

altered.
Things contained in the said recited Acts, or any or either of
them, which were applicable and in force as to the Civil List
Revenues at the Time of the Decease of His said late Majesty,
shall, so far as the same are not altered, varied, or repealed by
this Act, be, and remain and continue, and are hereby declared
to be in full Force and Effect as to the Civil List Revenue
granted by this Act, and shall be used and applied, so far as the
same are applicable, in relation to the issuing, paying, receiving,
Distribution, Care, Management, Regulation, and accounting
for the Civil List Revenue granted by this Act, as fully and
effectually to all Intents and Purposes as if the same were
severally, separately, and respectively repeated and re-enacted
in the Body of this Act and made Part thereof.

XII. And

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This Act not XII. And be it enacted, That nothing in this Act contained
to affect certain shall extend or be construed to extend in anywise to impair,
Powers relating
to the small affect, or prejudice any Rights or Powers of Control, Manage-
Branches of ment, or Direction which have been or may be exercised by
Hereditary

Authority of the Crown or other lawful Warrant relative to any
Revenue.

Leases, Grants, or Assurances of any of the said small Branches
of Her Majesty's Hereditary Revenues, or to any Suits or Pro-
ceedings for Recovery of the same, or to Compositions made or
to be made on account of any of the small Branches, or to any
Remission, Mitigation, or Pardon of any Penalties or Forfei-
tures incurred or to be incurred, or to Fines taken or to be
taken, or to Rents, Boons, and Services reserved or to be re-
served upon such Grants, Leases, and Assurances, or to the
Mitigation or Remission of the same, or to any other lawful Act,
Matter, or Thing which has been or may be done touching
the said Branches, or to the granting of any Droits of Admiralty
or any Droits of the Crown, or any Part or Proportion of any
such Droits respectively, as a Reward or Remuneration to any
Officer or Officers or other Person or Persons seizing or taking
the same, or giving any Information relating thereto, or to the
granting, disposing of, or leasing any Freehold or Copyhold
Property, or the Produce or any Part of the Produce or Amount
or Value of any Freehold or Copyhold, to which Her Majesty
or any of Her Royal Predecessors have or hath or shall become
entitled, either by Escheat for Want of Heirs, or by reason of
any Forfeiture, or by reason that the same have been or shall be
purchased by or for the Use of or in Trust for any Alien or
Aliens in the Manner authorized by any Act touching or con-
cerning the granting, disposing, or leasing of the same, or to the
granting or distributing of any Personal Property devolved to
the Crown by reason of the Want of next of Kin or personal
Representative of any deceased Person ; but that the same
Rights and Powers shall continue to be used, exercised, and
enjoyed in as full, free, ample, and effectual a Manner to all
Intents and Purposes as if this Act had not been passerl, and
as the same have been or might have been enjoyed by His late
Majesty King William the Fourth at the Time of His Decease,
subject nevertheless to all such Restrictions and Regulations as
were in force, by virtue of any Act in relation thereto, at the
Time of the Decease of His said late Majesty, it being the trne
Intent and Meaning of this Act that the said Rights and
Powers shall not in any Degree be abridged, restrained, aflected,
or prejudiced in any Manner whatsoever, but only that the
Monies accruing to the Crown, after the full and free Exercise
and Enjoyment of the said Rights and Powers, subject as
aforesaid, shall during Her Majesty's Life be carried to and

inade Part of the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom. Saving of

XIII. Saving always, to all and every Person and Persons,
Rights in Scot- Bodies Politic and Corporate, their Heirs and Successors, Exe-

cutors, Administrators, and Assigns, all such Grants, Gifts of
Mortification, Rights, Titles, Estates, Customs, Interests, Claims,
and Demands whatsoever of, in, to, or out of the Revenues,

Heredita

land.

Home Secret
Service.

Hereditaments, and others belonging to His late Majesty King William the fourth in Scotland, as they or any of them had or ought to have had at the passing of this Act, as fully and effectually to all intents and Purposes as if this Act had never been passed; any thing herein contained to the contrary notwithstanding

XIV. And be it enacted, That all Payments out of the Civil Payments of List Revenue shall be paid net and clear of all Taxes or Charges free from Land for or in respect of any Land Tax, or of the Duties of One Tax, &c. Shilling and Sixpence respectively, and clear of all Fees and other Deductions heretofore charged upon and deducted from such Payments.

XV. And be it enacted, That it shall be lawful for the Lord Sum of High Treasurer, or the Commissioners of the Treasury for the 10,0001. for Time being, or any Three or more of them, to direct the Issue out of the said Consolidated Fund, to such Person or Persons as shall be named in any warrant or Warrants under their Hands to receive the same, the Sum of Ten thousand Pounds in each and every Year, to be applied to the same Purposes and under the same Authority as the Sum of_Ten thousand Pounds per Annum formerly charged upon the Fourth Class of the Civil List for Home Secret Service has heretofore been applied: Provided always, that the said Sum shall only be issued in equal quarterly Payments in each Quarter of a Year.

XVI. And whereas it is expedient to make further Provision Providing for * for carrying into effect an Act passed in the Fifty-ninth Year Issue to Mar

of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Third, under 59 G. 3. • intituled An Act to authorize the Receipt and Appropriation of c. 43. certain Sums voluntarily contributed by the Most Noble John Jet

freys Marquis Camden in aid of the Public Service ;' be it therefore enacted, That from and after the passing of this Act it shall be lawful for the Lord High Treasurer, or the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, or any Three of them, to direct the Payment to the said Marquis Camden, out of the Consolidated Fund, of such Amount or Sum of Money, quarterly and every Quarter, as shall be equal to the Amount of Fees due to the said Marquis Camden on the quarterly Issues which shall be made under the Authority of this Act.

XVII. And be it enacted, That this Act shall continue in Continuance of force for Six Months after the Death of Her most Excellent Act. Majesty (whom God long preserve), unless the Heir or Successor of Her said Majesty shall sooner signify to both Houses of Parliament His or Her Royal Will and Pleasure to resume the Possession of the several Hereditary Rates, Duties, Payments, and Revenues hereby surrendered by. Her Majesty.

XVIII. And be it enacted, That this Act may be amended, Act may be altered, or repealed by any Act to be passed in this present altered this

Session. Session of Parliament.

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SCHE

SCHEDULE to which this Act refers.

£ 60,000

131,260

FIRST CLASS: For Her Majesty's Privy Purse
Second Class: - Salaries of Her Majesty's House-

hold and Retired Allowances
THIRD Class: Expences of Her Majesty's

Household
Fourth Class : - Royal Bounty, Alms, and Spe-

cial Services
FIFTH CLASS: Pensions to the Extent of £1,200

172,500

13,200

per Annum.

Sixth Class: - Unappropriated Monies

8,040

385,000

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CAP. III.
An Act to carry into further Execution the Provisions

of an Act for completing the full Payment of Com-
pensation to Owners of Šlaves upon the Abolition of
Slavery.

[230 December 1837.] WHEREAS by an Act passed in the Sixth and Seventh

Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King William 6 & 7 W.4. c.82.

• the Fourth, intituled An Act to carry into further Execution an Act for compensating Owners of Slaves upon the Abolition of

Slavery, and for completing the full Payment of such Compensation, it was enacted, that for making Provision for the Pay• ment of Compensation awarded in the Colonies of the Cape

of Good Hope, the Mauritius, and the Virgin Islands, or any • Portion thereof, either in Money or in Three Pounds Ten

Shillings Reduced Annuities, there should be written in and

placed to the Credit of the Commissioners for the Reduction of . the National Debt in the Books of the Bank of England, by the • Accountant General of the Governor and Company of the said

Bank, in a new and separate Account, under the Title of " The • Slave Compensation Account,” the Sum of Three millions « four hundred and thirty-seven thousand two hundred and

seventy Pounds Eleven Shillings and Ten-pence of Capital of · Reduced Annuities, bearing Interest after the Rate of Three • Pounds Ten Shillings per Centum per Annum; and it was • further enacted, that upon Application for the Payment of any Sum which should thereafter be awarded to any Person or Persons, Owners of Slaves in the said Colonies of the Cape of Good Hope, or the Mauritius, or the Virgin Islands, for Compensation, the Commissioners for the Reduction of the Na• tional Debt should, at the Option and under the Direction • of any Three or more of the Lords Commissioners of the

Treasury, pay the same in Money out of the West India • Compensation Account,' or transfer or cause to be transferred • from the said Account, intituled « The Slave Compensation • Account,” to the Person entitled to such Slave Compensation,

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• in satisfaction thereof, a proportionate Amount of the said
• Reduced Three Pounds Ten Shillings per Centum per Annum
• Annuities, to be ascertained in the Manner therein provided;
6 and it was also enacted, that the Amount of any Claims for
• Slave Compensation in the Colonies of the Cape of Good Hope
• and the Mauritius, and also in other colonies which might
• become the Subject of counter Claim or Litigation before the
• Commissioners of Arbitration, or in the Courts of the said
• Colonies, or in any Court of Appeal, might be transferred
• in the said Reduced Three Pounds Ten Shillings per Centum
per Annum Annuities, into the Name of the Accountant Gene-
ral of the Court of Chancery at the Bank of England : And
whereas, in consequence of the Payment of certain Claims

relating to the Island of Mauritius having been made in • Money previously to the passing of the said Act, the whole * Amount of the Reduced Three Pounds Ten Shillings per Centum per Annum Annuities thereby created will not be re• quired for the Purpose therein provided for; and it is expe• dient that Power should be further given to discharge and 6 satisfy all such Claims for Compensation as still remain unpaid

by the Transfer of a proportionate Amount of the said Re• duced Three Pounds Ten Shillings per Centum per Annum • Annuities :' Be it therefore enacied 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, That it shall and may be lawful for the said Commis- Empowering sioners for the Reduction of the National Debt, at the Option the Payment of

Compensation and under the Direction of any Three or more of the Commis

remaining sioners of Her Majesty's Treasury of the United Kingdom of unpaid to Great Britain and Ireland, upon Application being made to them Owners of for the Payment of any Sum which shall have been awarded or may hereafter be awarded to any Person or Persons, Owners of Slaves in any other Colonies as well as in the said Colonies of the Cape of Good Hope, the Mauritius, and the Virgin Islands, either to pay the same in Money out of the “ West India Compensation Account,” or to transfer or cause to be transferred to the Person or Persons entitled to such Slave Compensation a proportionate Amount of the said Reduced Three Pounds Ten Shillings per Centum per Annum Annuities, in satisfaction of the Sum awarded, in the Manner already provided for by the said Act in respect of Compensation to Owners of Slaves in the Colonies of the Cape of Good Hope, the Mauritius, or the Virgin Islands.

II. And be it enacted, That the Powers and Provisions con- Powers and tained in the said recited Act of the Sixth and Seventh Years

certain Acts of the Reign of His late Majesty King William the Fourth, of W. 4., as far or in an Act of the Third and Fourth Years of the Reign of as applicable, His said late Majesty, intituled An Act for the Abolition of this Act. Slavery throughout the British Colonies, for promoting the Industry of the manumitted Slaves, and for compensating the Persons hitherto entitled to the Services of such Slares, or in an Act of the Fifth

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