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Majesty, for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Llandtniolen, in tlr*

County of Carnarvon. ^o. AoActsorincloiingLands in the Parish of Chute, in the County

ofWJtt.: 41. An Act for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Ajhmanhaugh,

ia the County of Norfolk. 41. An Act for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Neati/hcad, in

.the Ccaaty of Norfolh. ;.

43. An A5 for inclosing Lands in the Parishes of North IValfhani and Feimirghtm, in the County of Norfolk.

44. An Ad for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Bifirpfirow, in the County of Wilts; and also a Common Pasture, called Pitraeadj

'in tiie said Parish, and the Parishes as IVarminJIer, Norton Bavant, and Sutlon Veny, in the said County.

45. - An Act for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Upton-cum-Chalvey, ia ibf County of Buckingham.

46. An Act for inclosing Lands in the Hamlet of Asian Upthorpe, and in the Parish of Ajlon 'Ilrro/J, in the County of Berks.

47. An Act for inclosing Lands in Great Croglin, in the County . of Cundrrlanei.

48. Au Act for inclosing Lands in the Parishes of Claxton aud Rtckiani, in the County of Norfolk. _ ^

49. An Act for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Codford Saint Peter, in the County of Wilts. *

50. An A-ct for naturalizing John ttenry S/eiH*

51. An Act for naturalizing John Frederick Ujii.

52. An Act for inclosing Lands in the Township of Saiglton, irt tie County Palatine os Chester. . >'

i'y An Act for inclosing Lands in the Parish* of Detrhurjl and Lye, otherwise Leigh, in the County of Gloucester.

\_jind for making Compensation*for Tithes.']., ,.*■

54. An Act for inclosing Lands in the Township of Longford, in the Counties of Berks and Oxford; or one ot them.. „

55 "An Act for embanking the Salt Marshes in the Parishes ojf Frieflon and Butter-wick, in the County of Lincoln, and for'iiw closing the fame, and other Lands within the said Parishes.: [Andfor making Compensation for Tithes.!

•fi. An Act for vesting the settled Estates of John stifle and Margaret his Wife, in Trustees to he foij, and for laying out the Monies thence arising in the Purchase of other Estates to' be

, fettled to the fame Uses as the E states fold. .

57. An Act for enabling the Heirs of Entail in Possession for the Time being of the Lands and Estate of Rath'-eanrehut, in the County of Inverness, North Britain, under the Authority of the Court of Session, to contrail for the Sale of the Fir Woods growling thereon, and for the brtter Execution and Fulfilment of the Pow ers and Conditions contained in the Deed of Entail affecting the said Lands and Estate.'

jS. An Act for altering and amending an Act of.His present Majellv; for inclosing Lands in the Towulhip of Fulbourn, in the County of Cambridge. ..J 5S- An Act for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Warefley, in the County of Huntingdon, and for allotting Lands in the "Parisli of Gamlingaj, in tile County of Cambridge. fe>. An Act for allotting and dividing Lands in the Parish of Girton, jo the County of Cambridge,

. 61. An

61. An Act for inclosing Lands in the Township of Fylingdalet, ii the County of Tori.

62. An Act for inclosing Lands in the Parish of IVeJl Markham in the County of Nottingham.

[And for making Compensation for Tithes.']

63. An Act for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Portchefler, otherwise Por'chejler, in the County'of Southampton

64. An Act to alter and amend an Act, passed in the Thirty-seTenth Year of His present Majesty, for inclosing Lands in the Manor and Townsliip of Hillam, in the Parish of Moni Fryfton, in the West Riding of the County of Tort.

6g. An Act for inclosing Lands in the Manor or Parish o£Shegby, in the County of Nottingham.

^Allotment to the King in Compensation of his Title in right of the Croivn, to Herbage, Covert and Layer for his Deer and Bcajls in his Forejl of Sherwood, over the Manor or Parish of Siegby.J

66. An Act for inclosing Lands in the Manor of Trcgrtsg, in the County of Monmouth.

67. An Act for allotting Lands in the Parishes of Fulmodcjlon tvith Croxton, Stibbard, Little Ryburgh, and Great Jiyburgh, in the County of Norfolk

68. An Act to amend an Act of His present Majesty, for inclosing a certain Warren called Sherfield Warren, in the Parish of Sherfteld English, in the County of Southampton.

69. An Act for naturalizing Albertina Haafe and Sophia Haafe.

70. An Act for inclosing Lands in the Paristi of Gam/Ion, in the County of Nottingham.

[And for making Compensation for Tithes."] 'jl- An Act for inclosing Lands in the several Parishes of Llanbedrog, Llanfhavgel, Bachellcth, Llangian, and Llaniejlyn, in the County of Carnarvon.

72. An Act for vesting the Real, Freehold, and Chattel Estates and Lands, which formerly belonged to William Birmingham, late of Rofshill, in the County of Galivay, Esquire, deceased, in Trustees, to be fold for the Payment of his Debts and Legacies,

■ and for laying out the Suqjlus of the Monies arising from such Sale or Sales, after Payment of such Debts and Legacies, in the Purchase of Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in Ireland, to be limited and settled to the several Uses and upon the Trusts therein mentioned.

73. An Act to enable the Executrix and Executors in Trust of the Will of Alexander Deane to grant Leases of Lands and Grounds in the City of Corh, and in the Liberties of the said City, and to apply the Rents and Profits thereof to the Uses of the said Will.

74. An Act for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Ardington, in the County of Berks, and in the several Parishes, Tythings, or Hamlets of East Hendrul, West Hendred, East Lockinge, Wejl Lockinge, and Strventon, in the fame County.

75. An Act for inclosing Lauds in the Manor and Paristi of Little Somerford, in the County of Wilts.

76. An Act to dissolve the Marriage of the Reverend Oharles Massy with Mary Anne Rofslavin his now Wife, and lo enable him to marry again, and for other Purposes therein mentioned.

77. An Act for inclosing Lands in the Parish of South Cerney, Id iht County of GldUCtfler.

THE

STATUTES AT LARGE

Anno Regni GEORGII III. Britanniarum Regis,
Quadragesimo octavo.

'A T the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the Twenty-
'£\ second Day of June, Anno Domini 1807, in the Forty-seventh
« Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord GEORGE the Third,
'by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain
'and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith; and from thence
'continued, by several Prorogations, to the Twenty-first Day of
'January 1808; being the Second Session of the Fourth Parliament
•of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.*

CAP. I.

An Act for regulating the issuing and paying off of Exchequer
Bills. [27th February 1808.]

WHEREAS it is expedient that permanent Regulations should
be established in relation to the making out, issuing, and
'paring off all Exchequer Bills which may hereafter be issued for the
'raising of any Money under the Authority of Parliament;' be it
therefore enacted by the King'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, from and after the pasting of this Act, all Powers
and Authorities by this Act given to the Commissioners of the Trea-
sury may be used, exercised, and executed by the High Treasurer
for the Time being, or any Three or more of the Commissioners of
the Treasury for the Time being ; and all Orders and Directions given
by any Three or more of the Commissioners of the Treasury for the
Time being, in relation to any Matter or Thing mentioned in this
Act, upon which the Commiflioners of the Treasury are empowered
to give any Order or Direction, shall be as valid and effectual as if given
by the Whole of such Commiflioners.

II. And be it further enacted, That, from and after the passing of this Act, all Exchequer Bills which shall hereafter be made forth, under the Authority of any Act of Parliament, shall be prepared and made out at the Receipt of the Exchequer, in such Method and Form as the Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury shall think most safe and convenient, and may contain one common Sum or iffereat Sums iu the principal Monies: Provided always, that every 4 *8Geo. III. B such

Powers hereby

given to Commissioners of Treasury miy bo executed by a Quorum.

Exchequer Bills (hall be mads out as Treasury shall direaj

and signed by

the Auditor, &*.

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such Exchequer Bill shall and may be signed by the Auditor of the Receipt of His Majesty's Exchequer, or in his Name by any Person duly authorized by the said Auditor to sign the same, with the Approbation of the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury in Writing under their Hands; and that every such Authority shall be duly registered in the proper Office for the Issue of Exchequer Bills, and Notice thereof published in the London Gazette, before any Exchequer Bills, signed by virtue of such Authority, sliall be put into Circulation.

III. And be it further enacted, That all the said Exchequer Bills so to be prepared and made out, either of one common Sum or different Sums in the principal Monies therein contained, shall be respectively numbered arithmetically, beginning with the Number One, and so proceeding in an arithmetical Progression ascending, wherein the common Excess or Difference (hall always be one.

IV. Provided always, and be it further enacted, That when and as often as the Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury shall direct any Exchequer Bills to be made out, it sliall also be lawful for the said Commissioners of the Treasury, at any Time or Times thereafter, to

five Directions for paying off and discharging the Principal of such Exchequer Bills, or any Part thereof, with the Interest thereon, out of the Monies applicable by Law to that Purpose, at such Time and in such Manner as to them (hall seem most convenient and beneficial to the Publick Service.

V. And be it further enacted, That the Interest which shall from Time to Time be due upon any Exchequer Bill or Bills wlvch may be hereafter issued and which (hall be matte payable in Part of any Revenue, Supply, Aid, or Tax, sliall be allowed to all Persons, Bodies Politick and Corporate, paying the fame to any Receiver or Collector, Receivers or Collectors, of any of His Majesty's Revenues, Supplies, Aids, or Taxes, to the respective Days whereupon such Bill or Bills (hall be so paid: Provided always, that no Interest shall run or be paid upon or for any such Bill or Bills during the Time any such Bill or Bills so paid sliall remain in the Hands of any of the said Receivers or Collectors, or in the Hands of any Teller or Tellers of the Receipt of the Exchequer, but for such Time the Interest on every such Bill sliall cease.

VI. • And, to the End it may be known for what Time such Bills * bearing Interest (hall from Time to Time remain in the Hands of such 'Receivers or Collectors, or in the Receipt of the Exchequer as afore'said;' be it further enacted, That the Person or Persons who sliall pay any such Bill or Bills so bearing Interest to any Receivers or Collectors of any of His Majesty's Revenues, Supplies, Aids, or Taxes, shall, at the Time of making such Payment on each Bill bearing Interest, and so paid, put his or their Name or Names, and write thereupon in Words at Length the Day of the Month and Year in which he, (he, or they so paid such Bill or Bills bearing Interest; all which the said Receivers and Collectors respectively, and also the respective Tellers of the Receipt of the Exchequer, shall take care to see done and performed accordingly; to which respective Days the said Receivers and Collectors (hall be allowed again the Interest which he or they shall have allowed or paid upon such respective Bill or Bills, upon his or their paying the fame into the Receipt of the Excheq uer as aforesaid.

VII. And

VII. And it is hereby further enacted, That all the said Exchequer Bills faall be prepared and made out with such Cheques, Indents, or Cwncerfoils, as (ball be directed by the Commissioners of the Treassr; and that the Person or Persons appointed, or who (hall be appointed to pay off the said Bills, shall from Time to Time have the Uk and Cultody of the Cheques, Indents, or Counterfoils, from *hich the said Bills (hall have been cut, to prevent his or their being imposed upon by counterfeit or forged Bills; and that all the said Citques, Indents, or Counterfoils, shall be delivered back into the Receipt of the Exchequer, when the said Bills shall have been paid

of, cancelled, and discharged, and the Account thereof shall have

been audited and allowed.

VIII. Provided always, and be it further enacted, That in cafe any of the Exchequer Bills (hall by any Accident be defaced, it (hall l>e lawful for the Commissioners of the Treasury from Time to Time to cause a new Bill or new Bills to be made forth at the Receipt of trie Exchequer, in lieu of the Bill or Bills which (hall be so defaced, which Bill or Bills so defaced (hall be cancelled at the Receipt of the Exchequer, and kept there on a File or Files for that Purpose; and such Bill or Bills so to be made forth in lieu thereof, shall have a like Currency, and shall in all Respects be subject to the same Rules, Methods, and Continuance as the Bill or Bills so defaced, and (hall bear the same Numbers, Dates, and principal Suras, and carry the like Interest as was borne and carried by the Bill or Bills so cancelled respectively

IX. And be it further enacted, That if any Person or Persons shall sage or counterfeit any Exchequer Bill, or any Indorsement or Writisg thereupon or therein, or tender in Payment any such forged or counterfeited Bill, or any Exchequer Bill with such counterfeit Indorsement or Writing thereon, or shall demand to have such counterfeit Bill, or any' Exchequer Bill with such counterfeit Indorsement or Writing thereupon or therein, exchanged for ready Money or for another Exchequer Bill, by any Person or Persons, Body or Bodies Politick or Corporate, who (hall be obliged or required to exchange the fame, or by any other Person or Persons whatsoever, knowing the Bill so tendered in Payment, or demanded to be exchanged, or the Indorsement or Writing thereupon or therein to be forged or counterfeited, and with Intent to defraud His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, or the Persons to be appointed to pay off the fame, or any of them, or to pay any Interest thereupon, or the Person or Persons, Body or Bodies Politick or Corporate, who shall contract or circulate or exchange the fame, or any of them, or any other Person or Persons, Body or Bodies Politick or Corporate; then every such Person or Persons so offending, being thereof lawfully convicted, (hall be adjudged a Felon, and (hall suffer as in Cafes of Felony without Benefit of Clergy.

X. ■* And whereas, by reason of the Multiplicity os Payments 'which may be to be made in paying off Exchequer Bills, it may be 1 difficult, if not impossible, that every Payment should be made by the 'several Officers of the Receipt of the Exchequer; therefore, and to 'the End the Exchequer may regularly be discharged of all the Mo'nies required by any Act to be applied for-paying off any Exchequer 'Bills, and other Charges attending the fame be it enacted, That the Commissioners of the Treasury shall and may from Time to Time, by Writing under their Hands, constitute and appoint such Person

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