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THE

STATUTES

OF

THE UNITED KINGDOM

OF

GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND,

57 GEORGE III. 1817.

LONDON:

Printed by His Majesty's Statute and Law Printers;

And fold by J. Butterworth and Son, Law Booksellers,
in Fleet-Street.

1817.

[Price il. as. in Boards.]

A

T A B L E

Containing the TITLES of all

THE STATUTES,

Passed in the FIFTH Session of the FIFTH Parliament

OF

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland;

57 GEORGE IIL.

PUBLIC GENERAL ACTS.

1. A N Act to continue and extend the Provisions o£ an Act of i\ the Forty-ninth Year of His present Majesty, for regulating the Trade and Commerce to and from The Cape of Good Hope, until the Fifth Day of July One thousand eight hundred and twenty; and also for regulating the Trade of the Island of Mauritius, Page I

2. An Act for railing the Sum of Twenty-four Millions, by Exchequer Bills, for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and seventeen. [See Cap, 132. § iz* pqft.~\ 2

3. An Act to empower His Majesty to secure and detain such Persons as His Majesty (hall suspect are conspiring against His Person and Government. [See Cap,55. poJl*~] 3

4. An Act to extend the Privileges of the Trade of Malta to the 'Port of Gibraltar* 5

5. An Act for continuing to His Majesty certain Duties on Malt, Sugar, Tobacco, and Snuff, in Great Britain; and on Pensions, Offices, and Personal Estates, in England; and for receiving the Contributions of Persons receiving Pensions and holding Offices; for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and seventeen. [See Cap. 132. §12. poJIS]. Ibid.

6. An Act to make perpetual certain Parts of an Act of the Thirtysixth Year of His present Majesty, for the Safety and Preservation of His Majesty's Person and Government against Treasonable and Seditious Practices and Attempts; and for the Safety and Preservation of the Person of His Royal Highness The Prince Regent against Treasonable Practices and Attempts. 8

7. An Act to revive and make perpetual Two Acts of the Thirtyseventh Year of His present Majesty, the one in the Parliament of Great Britain, and the other in the Parliament of Ireland, for t»he better Prevention and Punishment of Attempts to seduce Persons serving in His Majesty's Forces by Sea or Land from

A 2 their their Duty and Allegiance to His Majesty, or to incite them to Mutiny or Disobedience. Page 10

8. An Act to continue-j until the Fifth Day as April One thousand eight hundred and twenty, an Act of the Fifty-second Year of His present Majesty, to regulate the Separation of damaged from sound Coffee, and to permit Dealers to fend out any Quantity of Coffee not exceeding Eight Pounds Weight without Permit, n

9. An Act for vesting all Estates and Property occupied for the Barrack Service in the Comptroller of the Barrack Department; and for granting certain Powers to the said Comptroller. Ibid.

10. An Act to regulate the Vessels carrying Passengers from the United Kingdom to certain of His Majesty's Colonies in North America. 16

11. An Act to facilitate the Progress of Business in the Court of King's Bench in Westminster Hall. 19

12. An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion; and for the bettei Payment of the Army and their Quarters. \_See Cap. 35. post.~\ lo

13. An Act for the regulating of His Majesty's Royal Marine Forces while on Shore. 30

14. An Act to indemnify such Persons in the United Kingdom 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 eighteen; and to permit such Persons in Great Britain as have omitted to make and file Affidavits of the Execution of Indentures of Clerks to Attornies and Solicitors, to make and file the fame on or before the first Day of Hilary Term One thousand eight hundred and eighteen. 31

15. An Act to continue, until the Fifth Day of July One thousand eight hundred and eighteen, an Act of the Forty-sixth Year of His present Majesty, for granting an additional Bounty on the Exportation of the Silk Manufactures of Great Britain* Ibid.

16. An.Act for raising the Sum of Eighteen Millions, by Exchequer Bills, for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and seventeen. \_See Cap. 132. § 12. pqst.'] 32

17. An Act to repeal, during the Continuance of Peace, so much of an Act of the Ninth Year of His present Majesty as prohibits the Exportation of Pig and Bar Iron, and certain Naval Stores, unless the Preemption thereof be offered to the Commissioners of His Majesty's Navy. Ibid.

18. An Act to facilitate the hearing and determining of Suits in • Equity in His Majesty's Court of Exchequer at Westminster. 33

19. An Act for the more effectually preventing Seditious Meetings and Assemblies. 34

20. An Act for making further Regulations in respect to the Pay of the Officers of the Royal Navy, in certain cafes therein mentioned. 50

21. An Act to revive and continue for Two Years, and from thence until the End of the then next Session of Parliament, Two Acts made in the Forty-seventh and Fiftieth Years of His present Majesty, for the preventing improper Persons from having Arms in Ireland. 58

22. An Act to amend Two Acts of the Fifty fourth and Fifty fifth Years of His Majesty's Reign, to provide for the better

Execution Execution of the Laws in Ireland, by appointing Superintending Magistrates and additional Constables in Counties in certain cafes. Page 59

23. An Act to further continue, until the Twenty fifth Day of March One thousand eight hundred and twenty, an Act of the Seventh Year of King George the Second, for the free Importation of Cochineal and Indigo. 60

24. An Act to alter and enlarge the Powers of an Act, pasted in the Fifty fourth Year of His present Majesty, intituled An Act for the further Improvement of the Land Revenue of the Crown.

61

25. An Act to explain and amend an Act, made in the Forty eighth Year of His present Majesty, for repealing the Duties of Assessed Taxes, and granting new Duties in lieu thereof; and to exempt such Dwelling Houses as may be employed for the sole Purpose of Trade, or of lodging Goods, Wares or Merchandize, from the Duties charged by the said Act. 67

26. An Act to amend and render more effectual Four several Acts passed in the Forty eighth, Forty ninth, Fifty second and Fifty sixth Years of His present Majesty, for enabling the Commissioners for the Reduction of the National Debt to grant Life Annuities. ^ 70

27. An Act for repealing the Duties of Customs on Buck Wheat imported into this Kingdom, and for granting other Duties, until the Twenty fifth Day of March One thousand eight hundred and twenty one, in lieu thereof. 76

28. An Act to extend the Powers of Two Acts, for allowing British Plantation Sugar and Coffee, and other Articles imported into Bermuda in British Ships, to be exported to America in Foreign Vessels, and to permit Articles, the Produce of America, to be imported into the said Island in Foreign Ships, to certain other Articles. 77

29. An Act to extend to Newfoundland the Provisions of an Act passed in the Fifty second Year of His present Majesty's Reign* for permitting the Exportation of Wares, Goods and Merchandize from any of His Majesty's Islands in the Wefl Indies, to any other. of the said Islands, and to and from any of the British Colonies on the Continent of America, and the said Islands and Colonies. 78.

30. An Act to regulate the Interests and Periods of Payment of Navy, Victualling and Transport Bills. 79

31. An Act for granting to His Majesty a Sum of Money to be raised by Lotteries. {See Cap, 132. $12. poft.~\ Ibid.

32. An Act to- repeal the Duties of Excise on Stone Bottles, and charge other Duties in lieu thereof. {See Cap* 119. pofl.~\ 80

33. An Act to reduce the Allowance of Spirits, Tea and Tobacco for the Use of the Seamen on board certain Ships or Vessels making short Voyages. , 83

34. An Act to authorize the Issue of Exchequer Bills, and the Advance of Money out of the Consolidated Fund, to a limited Amount, for the carrying on os Public Works and Fisheries in the United Kingdom, and Employment of the Poor in Great Britain, in manner therein mentioned. 85

35. An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion; and for the bet^ , ter. Payment of the Army and their Quarters, 109

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