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PUBLIC GENERAL STATUTES

PASSED IN

THE ELEVENTH AND TWELFTH YEAR

OF THE REIGN OF HER MAJESTY

Q U E E N VICTO RIA,

1847-8.

LONDON:

PRINTED BY George E. Eyre AND WILLIAM Spottiswoode,
PRINTERs to THE QUEEN's Most ExcelleNT MAJEsty :

And published in Numbers, Price 2d. each,

By W. BENNING & Co., LAw Books.ELLERS AND PUBLISHERs,
43, Fleet Street.

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A TA B L E of - - * The Public GENERAL STATUTEs passed in the FIRST Session of the FIFTEENTH Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and

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11 & 12 VICTORIA.

I. AN Act to facilitate the Completion, in certain Cases, of Public Works in Ireland. page 3 II. An Act for the better Prevention of Crime and Outrage

in certain Parts of Ireland until the First Day of December One thousand eight hunded and forty-nine, and to the End

of the then next Session of Parliament. 15 III. An Act to give further Time for making certain Railways. 26

IV. 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 forty-eight. - 31

W. An Act to suspend for Five Years the Operation of certain Parts of an Act of the Tenth Year of Her present Majesty, for making further Provision for the Government of the New Zealand Islands; and to make other Provision in lieu thereof. 33 WI. An Act to make further Provision for One Year, and to the End of the then next Session of Parliament, for the Carriage of Passengers by Sea to North America. 36 VII. An Act to amend an Act for consolidating the Queen's Bench, Fleet, and Marshalsea Prison, and for regulating the Queen's Prison. 41 VIII. An Act to continue for Three Years the Duties on Profits arising from Property, Professions, Trades, and Offices, 43

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IX. An Act to continue for Three Years the Stamp Duties

granted by an Act of the Fifth and Sixth Years of Her present Majesty, to assimilate the Stamp Duties in Great Britain and Ireland, and to make Regulations for collecting

and managing the same. X. An Act for empowering certain Officers of the High Court

of Chancery to administer Oaths and take Declarations and Affirmations.

47 XI. An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the

better Payment of the Army and their Quarters. 48 XII. An Act for the better Security of the Crown and Government of the United Kingdom.

106 XIII. An Act for amending the Law for the leasing of Mines in Ireland.

109 XIV. An Act for authorizing a Borough Police Superannuation Fund.

112 XV. An Act for the Regulation of Iler Majesty's Royal Marine Forces while on Shore.

115 XVI. An Act for raising the Sum of Seventeen millions nine

hundred and forty-six thousand five hundred Pounds by Exchequer Bills, for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and forty-eight.

167 XVII. An Act to amend the Act of the present Session to

facilitate the Completion of Public Works in Ireland. 168 XVIII. An Act to remove certain Doubts as to the Law for the Trial of controverted Elections.

170 XIX. 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-nine.

173 XX. An Act to authorize for One Year, and to the End of

the then next Session of Parliament, the Removal of Aliens from the Realm.

177 XXI. An Act to consolidate and amend the Laws relating to Insolvent Debtors in India,

180 XXII. An Act for granting Relief to the Island of Tobago, and for aiding the Colonies of British Guiana and Trinidad in raising Money for the Promotion of Immigration of free Labourers.

228 XXIII. An Act to alter and amend an Act passed in the

Third Year of the Reign of His Majesty King George the Fourth, intituled An Act to incorporate the Contributors for the Erection of a National Monument in Scotland to commemorate the Naral and Military Victories obtained during the late War.

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XXIV. An Act for disfranchising the Freemen of the Borough

of Great Yarmouth. XXV. An Act to extend the Powers given by former Acts

for purchasing or hiring Land in connexion with or for the Use of Workhouses in Ireland; and for providing for the Burial of the Poor.

238 XXVI. An Act to remove Difficulties in the Appointment of

Collectors of Grand Jury Cess in Ireland in certain Cases, and to remove Doubts as to the Jurisdiction of the Divisional Justices of the Police District of Dublin Metropolis relating

to the Recovery of Poor Rates, and other Cases. 240 XXVII. An Act to authorize the Inclosure of certain Lands,

in pursuance of the Third and also of a Special Report of the

Inclosure Commissioners for England and Wales. 246 XXVIII. An Act to amend the Law of Imprisonment for

Debt in Ireland, and to improve the Remedies for the Recovery of Debts and of the Possession of Tenements situate in Cities and Towns, in certain Cases.

248 XXIX. An Act to enable Persons having a Right to kill

Hares in England and Wales to do so, by themselves or Persons authorized by them, without being required to take out a Game Certificate.

260 XXX. An Act to enable all Persons having at present a Right

to kill Hares in Scotland to do so themselves, or by Persons authorized by them, without being required to take out a Game Certificate.

262 XXXI. An Act to amend the Procedure in respect of Orders

for the Removal of the Poor in England and Wales, and Appeals therefrom.

264 XXXII. An Act to facilitate the Collection of County Cess in Ireland.

268 XXXIII. An Act to apply the Sum of Three Millions out of

the Consolidated Fund to the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and forty-eight.

270 XXXIV. An Act to amend certain Acts in force in Ireland in relation to Appeals from Decrees and Dismisses on Civil Bills in the County of Dublin and County of the City of Dublin.

272 XXXV. An Act to empower the Lord Licutenant or other

Chief Governor or Governors of Ireland to apprehend, and detain until the First Day of March One thousand cight hundred and forty-nine, such Persons as he or they shall suspect of conspiring against Her Majesty's Person and Government.

274 XXXVI. An Act for the Amendment of the Law of Entail in Scotland.

275 XXXVII. An

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