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S T A T U T E S
THE UNITED KINGDOM
GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND,
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Containing THE TITLES of all
Passed in the SECOND Session of the FOURTH Parliament
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland;
PUBLICK GENERAL ACTS.
I* A N Act: for regulating the issuing and paying off of Exchequer l\ Bills. Page 1
2. An Act; for continuing to His Majesty certain Duties on Malt, Sugar, Tobacco, and Snuff, in Great Britain; and on Pensions and Offices in England; and for repealing so much of certain Acts as relate to certain Duties of Sixpence and One Shilling respectively on Offices and Pensions; and for re-granting the said Duties of Sixpence and One Shilling respectively, and the said other Duties, for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and eight. 6
3. An Act for empowering the Governor and Company of the Bank of England to advance the Sum of Three Millions, towards the Supply for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and eight. 3^
4. An Act: to authorize the advancing, for the publick Service, upon certain Conditions, a Proportion of the Balance remaining in the Bank of England for Payment of Unclaimed Dividends, Annuities, and Lottery Prizes; and for regulating the Allowances to be paid for the Management of the National Debt. 33
5. An Act for repealing an Act made in the Forty-seventh Year of His present Majesty, intituled, An Aft for suspending the Operation of an Acs of the Thirty sixth Tear of His present Majesty, for the
further Support and Maintenance of Curates <tvithin the Church of England, and for other Purposes in the said Adt mentiorled> so far as relates to the Avoidance of Benefices by the Incumbents thereof having accepted augmented Curacies. 37
6. An Act to continue, until the End of this Session of Parliament, several Acts for carrying into Execution the Treaty of Amity, Commerce, and Navigation, between His Majesty and the United States of America,. Ibid*
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7. An Adi for raising the Sum of Ten Millions five hundred thousand Pounds, by Exchequer Bills, for the Service of Great Britain for the Year One thousand eight -hundred and eight. Page 38
8. An Act to amend an Act-of the Twenty-fifth Year of His present Majesty, for better regulating the Office of the Treasurer of His Majesty's Navy. slid.
9* An Act for abolifliing the Office of Surveyor of Subsidies and Petty Customs in the Port of London, 39
ic. An Act to amend so much of an Act, made in the Fortysixth Year of His present Majesty, for granting certain Dutu s on Spirits made in Scotland, as relates to delivering up the Licences granted for distilling Spirits in the Lowlands of Scotland, and for better preventing private Distillation. 40
1K An Act for permitting the Importation of Goods from the Portuguese Territories 011 the Continent of South America, in Portuguese ships. . - 43,
12, An Act to amend and continue, until the Twenty-fifth Day of March One thousand eight hundred and nine, so, much os an Act of the Forty-seventh Year of His present Majesty as allows certain Bounties on British Plantation Raw Sugar exported. * 43
13. An Act for settling and securing a certain Annuity on Viscount Lake, and the two next Persons to whom the Title of Viscount Lake shall descend, in consideration of the eminent Services of the late General Viscount Lake* 44
14. An Act for the Regulation of His Majesty's Royal Marine Forces while on Shore. 45
15, An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion; and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters. Ibid.
An Act for further continuing, until the Twenty-fifth Day of March One thousand eight hundred and nine, certain Bounties and Drawbacks on the Exportation of'Sugar from Great Britain; and for suspending the Countervailing Duties and Bounties on Sugar when the Duties imposed by an Act of the last Seffion of Parliament shall be suspended. 51
I '.. An Act to continue, until the Twenty-fifth day os March One thousand eight hundred and nine, certain Acts for regulating she' Drawbacks and Bounties on the Exportation of Sugar from Ireland, and allowing British Plantation Sugar to be warehoused in Inland; and for warehousing in Ireland Rum or^Spirits-of th>g British Sugar Plantations. * Ibid,
18. An Act for amending and further continuing an Act made in the Thirty-eighth Year of His present Majesty, for regulating the payment of the' Duties on Cinnamon, Cloves, Nutmegs, and Mace, . _ IbicL
IQ. An Act to continue, until the Twenty-fifth Day of March 'One thousand eight hundred and ten, an Act made in the Fortysixth Year of His present Majesty^ for permitting the Importation of Masts, Yards, Bowsprits, and Timber, for Naval Purposes, from the Britislo Colonies in North America, Duty free. 52
lO, An Act to continue until the Twenty-fifth Day of March One thousand eight hundred and ten, several Laws relating to the Encouragement of the Greenland Whale Fisheries; to the Admission to Entry in Great Britain of Oil and Blubber of Newfoundland taken by His Majesty's Subjects carrying on the Fishery
front ■from and residing- in the said Island; and to the allowing the Importation of Fish from Newfoundland and the Coast of Labrador. Page 52
21. An Act to empower the Commissioners appointed for distributing the Money paid by the United States of America, to withdraw the fame from the Bank, and invest it in Exchequer Bills. ~ '. ;. Ibid.
22. An Act for making perpetual several Laws relating to permitting the Exportation of Tobacco Pipe Clay from Great Britain to the British Sugar Colonies in the Weft Indies; the Importation of Salt from Europe into Quebec in Amsrica; and the prohibiting of Foreign-wrought Silks and Velvets. 53
23. An Act to continue several Laws relating to the granting a Bounty on the Importation into Great Britain of Hemp, and rough and undressed Flax, from His Majesty's Colonies in America; and to the more effectually encouraging the Manufacture of Flax and Cotton in Great Britain until the Twenty-fifth Day of March One thousand eight hundred and ten; and for granting a. Bounty upon certain Species of Briti/h and Irijlo Linens exported from Great Britain, and taking off the Duties on Importation into Great Britain, of Foreign Raw Linen Yarns made of Flax, until the Twenty-fifth Day of March One thousand eight hundred and eleven. 54
24. An Act for , further continuing, until Three Months after the Ratification of a Definitive Treaty of Peace, an Act made in the Forty-fourth Year of His present Majesty, for permitting the Importation into Great Britain; of Hides and other Articles in. Foreign Ships. Ibid.
25. An Act for further continuing, until the Twenty-fifth Day of July One thousand eight hundred and nine, an Act made in the 'Thirty-third Year of His present Majesty, for rendering the Payment of Creditors more equal and expeditious in Scotland. Ibid.
26. An Act for granting to His Majesty, until the End of the next Session'of Parliament, Duties of Customs on the Goods, Wares, and Merchandize therein enumerated, in furtherance of the Provisions of certain Orders in Council. Ibid.
27. An Act to continue, until the Twenty-fifth Day of March One thousand eight hundred and nine, an Act of the Forty-first Year of His present Majesty, for prohibiting the Exportation from Ireland, and for permitting the Importation into Ireland, -Duty free, of Corn and other Provisions. - 73
28. An Act for granting to His Majesty, until the End of the next Session of Parliament, certain Duties on the Exportation from Ireland of Goods, Wares, and Merchandize therein enumerated. 74
29. An Act to prohibit, until the End of the next Session of Parliament, the Exportation of Jesuits Bark and Cotton Wool from Ireland. 80
30. Au Act to amend an Act made in the Parliament of Ireland, in the Thirty-third Year of His present Majesty, for regulating the Trade of Ireland to and from the Eaft Indies. 81
g 1. An Act to extend the Provisions of an Act, made in the Fortyr fifth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, for preventing the counterfeiting of certain Silver Tokens to certain other Tokens which may be issued by the Governor and Company of the Bank of
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