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Davis 2. Parker, restored per| Labatt v. Pakenham, P. P. 4. Special Presentment Sessions to decide whether any petition order of the 1st part heard.
such Works ought or ought not to be completed February. Purcell v. Cole, P.P.
under the Provisions of this Act. If presentment Smith o. Chichester, do. do. Macnamara v. Blake, appeal
Sessions decide that such Works ought to be com. Anderson v. Pratt, P.P. from Rolls order, of 27th pleted, County Surveyor to prepare Tenders, gc. Brett 8. Mʻllveen, B.A. April last.
5. Special Presentment Sessions may make Present
ments for completing Works to be raised by Instal
ments off Barony, &c. wherein Works are situated. Equity Eschequer.
Amount presented not to exeed a certain Amount. CAUSES STANDING OVER.
6. Schedule of Works to be submitted to Lord LieuteGarrett v. Wall. Same v. Same.
nant for his sanction and approval, and the same List for present Term not complete.
not to be undertaken under this Act without his
7. Secretary of the Grand Jury to notify, by public Queen's Bench.
advertisement his readiness to receive Tenders for MICHAELMAS TERM.-CIVIL SIDE.
the Execution of Works, and shall furnish Forms
for the same. Contents of Tenders, 8c. Cause standing for Judgment. Bill of Exceptions.
8. At adjourned Sessions Tenders to be opened and Evans's Charities v. Bank Daly v. Rooney.
Contract entered into with the Party making the of Ireland.
lowest Proposal. If no Tender or Proposal be Error to Judgment of Record
made, or approved of by Special Presentment Causes for Argument set Court of Borough of Dublin.
Sessions, the Work may be given in charge to down this Term. Fitzgerald and others in
County Surveyor, who shall cause the same to be Error v. Meard.
9. Form of security. Aylmer v. Conlan. Motions to set aside Verdicts
10. Secretary of the Grand Jury shall keep a Book Adm. Hunter v. Mann. remaining from last Term.
with Particulars of Contracts; and shall prepare Costelloe v. Hooks & others. Lee Jones o. Conolly.
11. Money for Completion of Works to be raised by
compulsory Payment. Erchequer of pleas.
12. County Treasurer may borrow Money on Security
of Presentment. EASTER TERM, 1847. Kilbride v. Executrix Mad 13. Advances may be paid to Contractor in certain Bill of Exceptions. den.
Cases not exceeding Three Fourths of the Cost Jeffreys v. Evans. Alford v. Begg.
of Work. Smith v. Lindsay.
14. County Surveyor when satisfied of the Completion Baldwin v. Irvine. MICHAELMAS TERM, 1847.
of the Work may grant his Certificate of approval
to the Contractor. Bill of Erceptions.
Bill of Erceptions. 15. On production of such Certificates to the County Cowan and Read v. Allen. Lessee of Close v. Batt and
Treasurer he shall give a Draft for the Amount others.
thereof, 1 8 2 Vict. c. 53. EASTER TERM, 1848. Vaughan v. M*Carthy.
16. Secretary of Grand Jury in any Barony or Half
Barony where special presentment Sessions have Motions to set aside Verdict. Wardrop v. Jones & Griffith.
been held to convene a Special Presentment Ses. Lessee Dowling u. Graves. Special Demurrers.
sions for the County for Purposes of this Act. Lessee Talbot and others M'Manus v. Delany & others. 17. How such Special Presentment Sessions for the v. Guilmartin. Bowerman v. Executrix
County shall be composed.
18. One Cess-payer for every Barony or Half Barony Colquhoun o. Dolan & others. Healy and Fitzgerald v.
to be associated with Justices of the County at Wigmore v. Joyce. Campion.
Special Presentment County Sessions. ProceedLessee Sinnott and others Admr. Hely v. Mulhallen.
ings at Special County Presentment Sessions. v. Dannelly and others. Walsh v. St. George.
19. Five per Cent Interest to be allowed on all Sums
advanced by Treasurer or Bank under the Pro
visions of this Act. AN ABRIDGMENT
20. Definition of “ County"
21. Definition of " Terms." PUBLIC GENERAL STATUTES
22. Act may be amended, &c.
Whereas an Act was passed in the 9 &10 Vict. to faciliPASSED IN TUE 11 Vic. 1847.
• tate the
Employment of the Labouring Poor, in the dis. An act to facilitate the Completion, in certain Cases, of • tressed Districts in Ireland: And whereas Presentment Public Works in Ireland. [20th December 1847.] • Sessions have been held for certain baronies, half bar. CAP. I.
. onies, counties of cities, and counties of towns in IreSee. I. Three or more Justices may, by Notice, convene a
land, and presentments have been made thereat under the Special Meeting of the Justices and Cess-payers
* said recited act, and whereas the period for executing associated at the last Presentment Sessions held
' works under the said Act has expired, and several of the under 6 & 7 W. 4. c. 116 Justices and Cess-pay
* said works being unfinished, it is expedient that provision ers present at such Meeting to constitute a Spe
• should be made, for the completion of the same :' Be it cial Presentment Sessions for the Purposes of enacted, that any three or more justices of the peace, not this Act.
being stipendiary magistrates, for any county in Ireland, may 2. Provisions of 6 & 7 W. 4. c. 116, to ertend so far by notice under their hands to be posted on the places ap
as same are applicable, to Special Presentment pointed for posting notices of applications to presentment ses. Sessions convened under this Act.
sions in the barony or half barony in which such works are 3. County surveyor to report to Special Presentment proposed to be completed, convene a special meeting of the
Sessions held for any Barony or Half Barony the justices and cess-payers associated at the last special or preWorks for which Presentments and Advances have sentment sessions held in such barony or half barony, under been made under 9 & 10 Vict. c. 107. remaining the 6 & 7 W. 4. c. 116. and such meeting shall be held at the unfinished in the same. What such Report shall place appointed for the holding of such sessions at the time contain.
specified in such notice not been sooner than seven days from
the posting of such notice, and the secretary of the grand barony or half barony for which such sessions shall be held,
jury shall attend; and the justices and cess-payers, or so many of them as shall be present shall constitute a special presentment sessions for the purposes of this act: provided that before such meeting shall be convened the justices shall inquire from the county surveyor and determine the most convenient time time for holding such meeting, having regard to the report to be made by such county surveyor, under the provisions herein-after contained. 2. That all the provisions contained in the 6 & 7 W.4.c. 1 16, relative to the selection of a chairman, and to his powers, duties and authorities at presentment sessions, and to the powers, duties, and anthorities of justices and cess-payers at presentment sessions, shall, extend to all sessions under this act, and to the proceedings thereat; and that the provisions contained in the said act relating to the declarations to be made by the justices and cess-payers who shall act at any presentment sessions, and to the powers, duties and authorities of the secretaries of grand juries, county surveyors, clerks of the crown, clerks of the peace, and all other officers shall as amended by the 7 W. 4. & 1 Vict. c. 2, extend to all proceedings under this act, as if the same were herein repeated and enacted, unless where other provisions are hereby substituted; provided that in any declaration to be made by any justice or cess-payer the title of this act shall be inserted together with the title of the 6 & 7 W. 4 c. 116. 3. That the county surveyor shall report to the presentment sessions the nature and description of any public works for which presentments have been made at any extraordinary presentment sessions held for such barony or half barony, and the expense of which, or any part thereof, shall be chargeable thereon, and in respect to which advances have been made by her Majesty's Treasury under the 9 & 10 Vic. c. 107, and which works, or any part thereof, still remain unfinished ; and such report shall be prepared by such county surveyor with all possible expedition after the passing of this act, and shall contain a description of the said works, and the townland, barony, or half barony wherein the same are situate, and shall specify the amount which has been authorized by Her Majesty's treasury to be applied to such works under the said last-mentioned act, and the amount unexpended, and the expense of completing such works and the utility thereof, and the barony or half barony by which the expense of completing the same should be defrayed. 4. That at the special sessions held for any barony or half barony under this act the justices and cess-payers associated at such sessions shall take such report into consideration, and decide by a majority of votes on the merits of the works specified and whether the same ought or ought not to be completed, and whether wholly or in part, or conditionally in the event of the expence thereof not exceeding a certain sum, and what modification thereof may be proper; and if such justices and cess-payers approve thereof they shall direct the county surveyor to prepare a form of tender for the execution of the same, together with such specifications, maps &c. as may be necessary, expressing the nature and extent of such work, and in case the same shall be a public road, the quantity per perch and the description of the material proper in the execution of the same, and the term within which such work ought to be completed, and such other particulars as the said justices and cess-payers shall think fit, and such chairman shall endorse on such report the decision of the said justices and cess-payers, and sign his name thereto, and deliver such report, to the secretary of the grand jury, and such county surveyor shall deliver such forms of tender, specifications, &c. as soon as convenient to the secretary of the grand jury; and the said justices and cess-payers shall appoint the manner in which notice for the receipt of tenders and proposals for the execution of such works shall be given, and the period during which they shall be received, and shall adjourn such sessions until an early day, for the opening of such sealed tenders and proposals, not being later than thirty days from the day of adjournment. 5. That the justice or justices and cess-payers at any sessions held under this act are authorized to make presentments for the completion of such public works within the
to be raised if they shall think fit, by instalments, not exceeding twenty, as the said justice or justices and cesspayers shall direct, with interest at five per cent. to be levied off the baronies or half baronies in which such works shall be situate, and chargeable therewith : provided that the amount to be presented shall not exceed the residue of the amount authorized to be applied to the execution of such works by Her Majesty's treasury under the first-recited act. 6. That the secretary of the grand jury for each county wherein special sessions have been held under this act shall cause to be made out, as soon as convenient, and shall sign, a schedule specifying each work approved and presented at any such sessions, and the sum presented, and shall transmit the same to the Lord Lieutenant for his sanction; and it shall be lawful for the said Lord Lieutenant, to signify to the secretary of the grand jury, by a certificate under the hand of the chief or under secretary, approval or disapproval of such works or any part thereof; and no work or part thereof so disapproved of shall be executed under this act. 7. That the secretary of the grand jury shall, upon being furnished by the county surveyor with the specification or form of tender for the execution of any work and the maps, plans, &c belonging thereto, notify, by advertisement in such manner as the justices and cess-payers at such sessions shall direct his readiness to receive sealed tenders and proposals for the execution of any work during such period as shall have been appointed for the reception of the same, and the time to which such sessions has been adjourned for the opening of such tenders and proposals, and that forms thereof may be obtained at his office; and such secretary shall prepare a sufficient number of forms of tenders and proposals, and furnish to any person who shall demand the same a copy thereof, receiving therefor, the cost of preparing the same, not exceeding sixpence; and each of such sealed tenders and proposals shall contain a statement of the lowest sum for which the party is willing to contract for the performance of the work or works specified and described in such notification, with the name, description, and residence of the party so desirous to contract, and also the names, descriptions, and residences of two persons willing to be bound with him for the faithful performance of the said contract within the time and in the manner prescribed, in double the sum specified in such presentment; and all maps, plans, &c. relating to such work, shall be open to public inspection in the office of such secretary, without fee or reward. 8, That at the meeting of such adjourned sessions the secretary of the grand jury shall in court produce, duly numbered and arranged, and with the seals unbroken, all the tenders and proposals delivered to him, and shall open consecutively all those relating to the same work; and so soon as the lowest proposal for the performance of each work shall be ascertained the party making such proposal and his sureties, shall be called, and if the said party and his sureties shall appear, and shall satisfy the justices and cess-payers of their sufficiency and ability to make good the penalty for the non-performance of such contract, and that such proposal has not been made for any unfair or fraudulent purpose, and shall enter into security for the performance of such contract, conditioned in such penalty as aforesaid, such proposal shall be accepted, and the party making the same shall be entitled to execute the work to which such proposal may refer unless there appear reason for rejecting it; but if the party making such proposal and his securities shall not appear, or shall fail to satisfy the justices and cess-payers at sessions in any of the particulars aforesaid, or shall decline to enter into security, or if the sessions shall see cause to reject it, then the proposal of the party making default shall be deemed null and void, and the next proposal shall be ascertained and dealt with in the same manner, and so on until the said security shall be entered into, and the contract completed: provided that if no proposal shall he made in respect of any work as so approved by the Lord Lieutenant within the time limited or ifno proposal or tender shall be approved of by such ses(To be continued.)
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DUBLIN, NOVEMBER 11, 1848. stricted liberty of investment that classes of persons
became depositors, for whom the benefits of this Act
of Parliament were never intended. To remedy this The last Act in the Statute Book for last session- abuse, the 5th Geo. 4. c. 62, sec. 21, (being the next 11 & 12 Vic. cap. 133, makes but little progress in Act passed regarding Savings Banks in Ireland) the legislation which is necessary for the amendment enacted, “that from and after the 20th of Novemof the whole system of laws relating to Saving's, ber, 1824, it shall not be lawful for the Trustees of Banks, which requires thorough revision. We ac- any Savings' Bank in England and Ireland respeccept it
, however, as a first instalment, deprecating tively to receive from any one depositor any sum or that piecemeal legislation, which spreads in a de- l sums exceeding £50 in the whole, during the year tached and unsatisfactory shape the laws which re , then next ensuing, or exceeding £30 in the whole, gulate any particular subject, which should be com- exclusive of interest in any one year afterwards bined in one comprehensive measure.
nor to receive froin any depositor any sum or The late Act repeals so much of the 7 & 8 Vic. sums wha er which shall make the sum to C. 83, s. 6, as exonerated Trustees or Managers which such depositor shall be entitled to, exceed from making good any deficiency, except they had the sum of £200 in the whole, exclusive of inin writing, deposited with the Commissioners for the terest." The 35th sec. of 9 Geo. 4, c. 92, (which reduction of the National Debt, declared their wil- is at present in operation) makes it illegal for lingness to be liable, and, instead of this senseless the Trustees to receive more than £30 in the provision, which made Trustees practically irre- whole, exclusive of compound interest, in any sponsible-leaves it in the power of a Trustee or one year, or to receive any sum or sums of money Manager to limit his liability to a specific amount, whatever which shall make the sum to which such which must at least amount to £100. It provides depositor shall be entitled exceed £150, provided also for the appointment of Auditors, but leaves un- that when the sum, standing in the name of the detouched the pre-existing rights, or rather wrongs, positor, amounts to £200, no interest shall be payand remedies-or no remedies, of depositors. able.
The history of these institutions is of modern The 27th sec. of the 9 Geo. 4, c. 92, extends the origin. It was not till the year 1817 that the amount of deposits in favour of the Trustees or Legislature made any provision for Savings Banks, Treasurers of any charitable or provident institution although before that period there were four such in England or Ireland for the maintenance of the institutions existing in Ireland.
poor, to £100 per annum, provided the amount inBy the 57 Geo. 3, c. 105, being an Act entitled, vested shall not at any time exceed £300, exclusive "an Act to encourage the establishment of Banks of interest. for Savings in Ireland,” it was enacted amongst With the view of giving to the depositors, (in case others, that the Commissioners for the reduction of of any disputes arising between them and the Trusthe National Debt should be authorized to allow for tees,) an easy and expeditious remedy, for recoverthe deposits of Savings' Banks an interest of £4. ing their demands, without the expense and diffilis 3d., per cent. per annum, and as the same Act culty of sustaining actions in the superior courts, contained no restrictions as to the amount of the the 45th sec. of the same Act, (9th Geo. 4, c. 92,) investments by the depositors, who might have enacts “that if any dispute shall arise between any deposits in as many banks as they pleased, it was such institution and any individual depositor therein, inevitable from the high rate of interest, and unre- or any executor, administrator next of kin, or credi