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IX. An Act to indemnify such Persons in the United King

dom as have omitted to qualify themselves for Offices and Employments, and to extend the Time limited for those Purposes respectively until the Twenty-fifth Day of March One thousand eight hundred and forty-four; and for the Relief of Clerks to Attornies and Solicitors in certain Cases.

page 106 X. An Act for removing Doubts as to the Punishment which may be awarded under the Provisions of an Act of the Fourth and Fifth Years of Her present Majesty, “ for taking away the Punishment of Death in certain Cases," for certain Offences therein specified.

113 XI. An Act to indemnify Witnesses who may give Evidence

before the Lords Spiritual and Temporal on a Bill to exclude the Borough of Sudbury from sending Burgesses to serve in

Parliament. XII. An Act for the more convenient holding of Coroners Inquests.

115 XIII. An Act to enable Her Majesty to provide for the Government of Her Settlements on the Coast of Africa and in the Falkland Islands.

116 XIV. An Act for carrying into effect a Treaty between Her

Majesty and the Republic of Bolivia for the Abolition of the Slave Trade.

117 XV. An Act for carrying into effect the Treaty between Her

Majesty and the Republic of Texas for the Suppression of the African Slave Trade.

142 XVI. An Act for carrying into effect the Treaty between Her

Majesty and the Oriental Republic of the Uruguay for the Abolition of the Slave Trade.

158 XVII. An Act for raising the Sum of Nine millions and fifty

thousand Pounds by Exchequer Bills, for the Service of the

Year One thousand eight hundred and forty-three. 193 XVIII. An Act to amend the Law for the Registration of

Persons entitled to vote, and to define certain Rights of voting, and to regulate certain Proceedings in the Election of

Members to serve in Parliament for England and Wales. 194 XIX. An Act to empower the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Woods to appropriate to Building Purposes the Area of Thatched House Court, and to widen and improve Little Saint

James Street, in the Parish of Saint James Westminster. 252 XX. An Act for abolishing certain Offices on the Crown Side

of the Court of Queen's Bench, and for regulating the Crown Office.

255 XXI. An

XXI. An Act to continue until the Thirty-first Day of July

One thousand eight hundred and forty-four, and to the

End of the then Session of Parliament, the several Acts for

regulating Turnpike Roads in Ireland.

page 263

XXII. An Act to authorize the Legislatures of certain of Her

Majesty's Colonies to pass Laws for the Admission, in certain

Cases, of unsworn Testimony in Civil and Criminal Pro-

ceedings.

264

XXIII. An Act to amend and explain an Act for the Com-

mutation of certain Manorial Rights in respect of Lands of

Copyhold and Customary Tenure, and in respect of other

Lands subject to such Rights, and for facilitating the Enfran-

chisement of such Lands, and for the Improvement of such

Tenure.

265

XXIV. An Act to continue, until the Fifth Day of April One

thousand eight hundred and forty-five, Compositions for

Assessed Taxes, and to amend the Laws relating to the

Land and Assessed Taxes, and also the Laws relating to the

Duties on Profits arising from Property, Professions, Trades,

and Offices.

271

XXV. An Act to enable Her Majesty to settle an Annuity

on Her Royal Highness the Princess Augusta Caroline,

eldest Daughter of His Royal Highness the Duke of

Cambridge.

275

XXVI. An Act for regulating the Prison at Millbank. 276

XXVII. An Act for granting to Her Majesty, until the Fifth

Day of July One thousand eight hundred and forty-four,

certain Duties on Sugar imported into the United Kingdom,

for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and

forty-three.

284

XXVIII. An Act to abolish the Roman Catholic Oath as a

Qualification for Voters at Elections in Ireland.

288

XXIX. An Act for reducing the Duty on Wheat and Wheat

Flour, the Produce of the Province of Canada, imported

thence into the United Kingdom.

289

XXX. An Act to amend the Law relating to Pound-breach and

· Rescue in certain Cases.

290

XXXI. An Act to enable the Commissioners of Chelsea Hos-

pital to purchase certain Parcels of Land for the Benefit of

the said Hospital, and for other Purposes.

292

XXXII. An Act to amend the Laws in force relating to

Grand Jury Presentments in Counties of Cities and Towns

in Ireland.

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XXXIII. An Act to repeal so much of an Act of the First

Year of King George the First as limits the Time for taking and being restrained from taking Salmon in certain Rivers ; and to amend and extend the Provisions of an Act of the Fifty-eighth Year of King George the Third to the Rivers therein mentioned.

page 308 XXXIV. An Act for the better Apprehension of certain Offenders.

313 XXXV. An Act to amend so much of an Act of the last Ses

sion, for the Government of New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land, as relates to Norfolk Island.

317 XXXVI. An Act to exempt from County, Borough, Parochial,

and other local Rates, Land and Buildings occupied by Scientific or Literary Societies.

318 XXXVII. An Act to make better Provision for the Spiritual

Care of populous Parishes. XXXVIII. An Act to make further Regulations for facilitating

the hearing Appeals and other Matters by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.

330 XXXIX. An Act for Confirmation of certain Marriages in Ireland.

336 XL. An Act to amend the Laws for the Prevention of Frauds and Abuses by Persons einployed in the Woollen, Worsted, Linen, Cotton, Flax, Mohair, and Silk Hosiery Manufactures; and for the further securing the Property of the Manufacturers and the Wages of the Workmen engaged therein.

336 XLI. An Act to continue to the First Day of August One thou

sand eight hundred and forty-four, and to the End of the then Session of Parliament, the Act to amend the Laws relating to Loan Societies.

352 XLII. An Act to amend an Act of the Nineteenth and Twen

tieth Years of King George the Third, for empowering Grand Juries in Ireland to present Bridges, and Tolls to be paid for passing the same, in certain Cases.

353 XLIII. An Act to suspend until the Thirty-first Day of August One thousand eight hundred and forty-four the making of Lists and the Ballots and Enrolments for the Militia of the United Kingdom.

354 XLIV. An Act to amend the Acts for carrying on Public Works in Ireland.

355 XLV. An Act to continue, until the First Day of January One

thousand eight hundred and forty-six, an Act for exempting certain Bills of Exchange and Promissory Notes from the Operation of the Laws relating to Usury.

XLVI. An

363 XLVI. An Act to continue until the First Day of August One

thousand eight hundred and forty-four, and to the End of the then Session of Parliament, an Act for authorizing Her Majesty to carry into immediate Execution by Orders in Council any Treaties for the Suppression of the Slave Trade.

page 364 XLVII. An Act to continue until the First Day of August One

thousand eight hundred and forty-four, and to the End of the then Session of Parliament, an Act for amending the Law for the Trial of controverted Elections.

364 XLVIII. An Act to continue, until the First Day of October

One thousand eight hundred and forty-four, the Exemption of Inbabitants of Parishes, Townships, and Villages from Liability to be rated as such, in respect of Stock in Trade or other Property, to the Relief of the Poor.

365 XLIX. An Act to reduce the Duty on Spirits in Ireland, and

to impose other countervailing Duties and Drawbacks on the Removal of certain Mixtures and Compounds between Ireland, England, and Scotland respectively.

366 L. An Act for carrying into execution a Treaty signed at

London for the Suppression of the Slave Trade, so far as the same relates to Great Britain, Austria, Prussia, and Russia.

369 LI. An Act for carrying into effect the Treaty between Her

Majesty and the Mexican Republic for the Abolition of the Traffic in Slaves.

391 LII. An Act for carrying into effect the Treaty between Her Majesty and the Republic of Chile for the Abolition of the Traffic in Slaves.

410 LIII. An Act for carrying into effect the Treaty between

Her Majesty and the Queen of Portugal for the Suppression of the Traffic in Slaves.

436 LIV. An Act for extending to Ireland the Provisions not already

in force there of an Act of the Third and Fourth Years of the Reign of the late King William the Fourth, intituled An Act for the Limitation of Actions and Suits relating to Real Property, and for simplifying the Remedies for trying the

Rights thereto, and to explain and amend the said Act. 477 LV. An Act for the Amendment of the Proceedings and

Practice of the Equity Side of the Court of Exchequer in Ireland.

481 LVI. An Act for the better Collection of Fines, Penalties,

Issues, Deodands, Amerciaments, and forfeited Recognizances in Ireland, and for the Appropriation thereof.

490 LVII. An

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LVII. An Act to relieve Bishops succeeding to Bishoprics by

Operation of the Act to alter and amend the Laws relating 1o the Temporalities of the Church in Ireland from certain Liabilities.

page 507 LVIII. An Act to enable Her Majesty to acquire Lands for the

Enlargement of Her Majesty's Dock Yards and for other Naval Purposes.

510 LIX. An Act to continue until the First Day of August One

thousand eight hundred and forty-four, and, if Parliament be then sitting, to the End of the then next Session of Parliament, an Act for authorizing the Application of Highway Rates to Turnpike Roads.

538 LX. An Act for suspending, until the First Day of October

One thousand eight hundred and forty-four, the Operation of the new Arrangement of Dioceses, so far, as it affects the

existing Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions. LXI. An Act to remove Doubts respecting the Admission of

Ministers to Benefices in that Part of the United Kingdom

called Scotland. LXII. An Act to provide for the Performance of the Epis

copal Functions in case of the Incapacity of any Bishop or Archbishop.

543 LXIII. An Act for granting Relief to the Islands of Antigua, Saint Kitts, Nevis, Dominica, and Montserrat.

549 LXIV. An Act for carrying into effect an Agreement between

the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Woods and the Earl of Haddington, for the Purchase and Surrender of the Office of Hereditary Keeper of the Royal Park of Holyrood House ; and for other Purposes relating thereto.

552 LXV. An Act to amend the Laws relating to the Copyright of Designs.

573 LXVI. An Act to enlarge the Provisions of an Act for pre

venting Frauds upon Creditors by secret Warrants of Attorney to confess Judgment.

576 LXVII. An Act to enable Parties to sue out and prosecute

Writs of Error in certain Cases upon the Proceedings on Writs of Mandamus.

577 LXVIII. An Act for regulating Theatres.

580 LXIX. An Act to continue until the First Day of August One

thousand eight hundred and forty-four, and to the End of the then next Session of Parliament, certain Turnpike Acts.

586 LXX. An

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