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'he Public GENERAL STATUTES passed in the
First Session of the THIRTEENTH Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
1 & 2 VICTORIA.
I. AN Act to continue for Six Calendar Months all such
A Commissions of the Peace as were in force at the Time of the Decease of His late Majesty King William the Fourth, and as have not been superseded, determined, or made void during the Reign of Her present Majesty.
page 3 II. An Act for the Support of Her Majesty's Household, and
of the Honour and Dignity of the Crown of the United
Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. III. An Act to carry into further Execution the Provisions of
an Act for completing the full Payment of Compensation to Owners of Slaves upon the Abolition of Slavery.
14 IV. An Act to remove Doubts as to summoning Juries at adjourned Quarter Sessions of the Peace.
16 V. An Act for the Relief of Quakers, Moravians, and Separa
tists elected to Municipal Offices. VI. An Act to regulate the Expences of conveying Prisoners in Ireland.
18 VII. An Act to enable the Commissioners of Her Majesty's
Woods, Forests, Land Revenues, Works, and Buildings to purchase Ground and Tenements required to complete the Site for the new Houses of Parliament.
19 VIII. An Act to enable Her Majesty to grant an annual Sum to Her Royal Highness Victoria Maria Louisa Duchess of
41 IX. An Act to make temporary Provision for the Government of Lower Canada. a 2
X. An Act to make good certain Contracts which have been
or may be entered into by certain Banking and other Copartnerships.
page 45 XI. An Act to apply the Sum of Two Millions to the Service
of the Year One thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight.
XII. An Act for raising the Sum of Eleven millions four hun
dred and thirteen thousand seven hundred and fifty Pounds by Exchequer Bills, for the Service of the Year One thousạnd eight hundred and thirty-eight.
47 XIII. An Act to enable the Grand Juries of the County and
County of the City of Waterford to make Presentments, at the Spring Assizes for the Year One thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight, for the House of Industry of the said Counties.
49 XIV. An Act to repeal so much of an Act of the Thirty-ninth
and Fortieth Years of King George the Third as authorizes Magistrates to commit to Gaols or Houses of Correction Persons who are apprehended under Circumstances that denote a Derangement of Mind and a Purpose of committing a Crime; and to make other Provisions for the safe Custody of such Persons.
51 XV. An Act for the further Relief of Quakers, Moravians, and Separatists.
53 XVI. An Act to indemnify such Persons in the United King
dom as have omitted to qualify themselves for Offices and Employments, and for extending the Time limited for those Purposes respectively until the Twenty-fifth Day of March One thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine; and for the Relief of Clerks to Attornies and Solicitors in certain Cases.
54 XVII. An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for
the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters. 61 XVIII. An Act for the Regulation of Her Majesty's Royal Marine Forces while on Shore.
108 XIX. An Act to amend the Act for the Abolition of Slavery in
the British Colonies. XX. An Act for the Consolidation of the Offices of First Fruits,
Tenths, and Queen Anne's Bounty. XXI. An Act to apply the Sum of Eight Millions out of the
Consolidated Fund to the Service of the Year One thousand
eight hundred and thirty-eight. XXII. An Act to enable the Commissioners for the Affairs of India to make Rules and Regulations for Haileybury College.
173 XXIII. An Act to amend the Law for providing fit Houses for the beneficed Clergy.
174 XXIV. An
XXIV. An Acthe Administration. Mal Highness the "Highness the
Prown should descendaughter of His eighteen Years ;
XXIV. An Act to repeal Part of an Act intituled An Act to
provide for the Administration of the Government in case the Crown should descend to Her Royal Highness the Princess Alexandrina Victoria, Daughter of His late Royal Highness the Duke of Kent, being under the Age of Eighteen Years; and for
the Care and Guardianship of Her Person. XXV. An Act 10 explain and amend an Act of the Seventh
Year of His late Majesty, for extending the Period for the Repayment of Loans made under an Act passed in the Fourth and Fifth Year of His said late Majesty, for the Amendment and better Administration of the Laws relating to the Poor in England and Wales.
: 182 XXVI. An Act for raising the Sum of Thirteen Millions by
Exchequer Bills, for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight.
184 XXVII. An Act to make more effectual Provision for the
Prevention of Offences by insane Persons in Ireland. 186 XXVIII. An Act to repeal the several Acts now in force
relating to Bread to be sold in Ireland, and to provide other Regulations for the making and Sale of Bread, and for preventing the Adulteration of Meal, Flour, and Bread, in
that Part of the United Kingdom called Ireland. 188 XXIX. An Act to supply an Omission in an Act passed in the
present Session of Parliament, intituled An Act to amend the
Law for providing fit Houses for the beneficed Clergy. 203 XXX. An Act for continuing the Bishoprick of Sodor and
Man. XXXI. An Act for facilitating the Sale of Church Patronage
belonging to Municipal Corporations in certain Cases. 204 XXXII. An Act to enable Her Majesty's Courts at West
minster to hold Sittings in Banc in Time of Vacation. 207 XXXIII. An Act for granting to Her Majesty, until the Fifth · Day of July One thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine,
certain Duties on Sugar imported into the United Kingdom, for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight.
208 XXXIV. An Act to continue for Five Years, and from thence
until the End of the then next Session of Parliament, an Act of the Second and Third Years of the Reign of His late Majesty, to restrain for Five Years, in certain Cases, Party Processions in Ireland.
211 XXXV. An Act to repeal the Stamp Duty now paid on
Admission to the Freedom of Corporations in England. 212 XXXVI. An Act to make further Provisions and to amend the
Acts relating to the Harbour of Kingstown and the Port and
213 XXXVII. An Act to empower the Foreman or any other Member of Grand Juries in Ireland to administer Oaths to Witnesses on Bills of Indictment.
220 XXXVIII. An