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THE

ST A TUTES

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THE UNITED KINGDOM

OF

GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND,

56 GEORGE III. 1816.

LONDON:

Printed by His Majesty's Statute and Law Printers;

And fold by J- Butterworth and Son, Law Booksellers,

in Fleet-Street.

1816.

[Price iL 4s. 6d. in Boards.]

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TABLE

Containing the TITLES of all

THE STATUTES,

Palled in the FOURTH Seffion of the FIFTH Parliament

OF

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland;

56 GEORGE III.

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PUBUCK GENERAL ACTS.

1. AN Act to revive and continue, until the Twenty fifth Day of . V March One thousand eight hundred and eighteen, several Laws relating to the Duties on Glass made in Great Britain.

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2. Aa &.fit to revive and further continue, until the Twenty fifth Day of March Oœ thousand eight hundred and seventeen, an Act of the Seventh Year of King Ctbrgc the Second, for the free Importation of Cochineal and Indigo. 2

3. 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; for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and sixteen. 3

4. An Act for raising the Sum of Eleven Millions by Exchequer Bills, for the Service of Great Britain, for the Year One thousand eight hundred and sixteen. 24

5. An Act to extend the Powers of an Act of the Thirty seventh Year of His present Majesty, for enabling His Majesty more effectually to grant conditional Pardons to Persons under Sentence of Naval Courts Martial, and to regulate Imprisonment under such Sentences. Ibid.

6. An Act to continue, until the Fifth Day of July One thousand eight hundred and sixteen, an Act of the Fifty fourth Year of His present Majesty, for explaining and amending several Acts relating to Spiritual Persons holding of Farms, and for enforcing the Residence of such Persons on their Benefices, in England. 26

•J. An Act to continue until the Fifth Day of April One thousand cvght hundred and eighteen, and amend an Act of the Forty eighth ^tar of His present Majesty, 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. 27

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8. An Act to continue until the Fifth Day of July One thousand eight hundred and seventeen, an Act of the Forty ninth Year of His present Majesty, for regulating the Trade aud Commerce to and from The Cape of Good Hope. Page 28

9. An Act for charging certain Duties on Foreign Packets or Passage Vessels entering or departing any of the Ports of Great Britain. 29

10. An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion; and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters. 31

11. An Act for the regulating of His Majesty's Royal Marine Forces while on Shore. 33

12. An Act for exhibiting a Bill in this present Parliament, for naturalizing His Serene Highness Leopold George Frederick Duke of Saxe, Margrave of Meijfen, Landgrave of Thuringucn, Prince of Cobourg of Saalfeld. 39

13. An Act for the Naturalization of His Serene Highness Leopold George Frederick Duke of Saxe, Margrave of Meijfen, Landgrave of Thuringucn, Prince of Cobourg of Saalfeld; andfettling his Precedence. 40

14. Æi Act for empowering the Governor and Company of the Bank of England to advance the Sum of Six Millions towards the Supply for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and sixteen. 41

15. An Act to carry into effect a Convention of Commerce, concluded between His Majesty and The United States of America. 43

16. An Act for better regulating the Offices of Receivers of Crown Rents. 44

17. An Act to continue, until the Fifth Day of July One thousand eight hundred and twenty one, certain additional Duties o£ Excise in Great Britain. S7

18. An Act to suspend, until the Fifth Day of April One thousand eight hundred and twenty, the Duty on Lead exported from Great Britain. 58

19. An Act to continue until the Fifth Day of July One thousand eight hundred and sixteen, an Act of the Forty seventh Year of His present Majesty, for granting an additional Bounty on double refined Sugar exported. Ibid.

20. An Act to make further Provision for the Execution of the several Acts relating to the Revenues, Matters and Things under the Management of the Commissioners of Customs and Port Duties, and of the Commissioners of Inland Excise and Taxes in Ireland.

21. An Act to revive and continue, until Two Years after the Expiration of the Restrictions upon Payments in Cam by the Bank of England, an Act for suspending tne Operation of an Act of the Seventeenth Year os His present Majesty, for restraining the Negociation of Promissory Notes and Bills of Exchange under a limited Sum, in England. 62

22. An Act for the more effectually detaining in Custody Napoleon Buonaparte. Ibid.

23. An Act for regulating the Intercourse with tha Island of Saint Helena, during the time Napoleon Buonaparte jhall be detained there; and for indemnifying Persons in the cafes therein mentioned. »4- Aa Act for better enabling His Majesty to make Provision for the .Establishment of Her Royal Highness the Princess Charlottt Jsgvfia, and His Serene Highness Leopold George Frederick Duke of Sase, Margrave of Meijfen, Landgrave of Thuringuen, Prince of Cohoarg of Saalfeld. Page 69

25. An Act for charging certain Duties on the Importation of Butter. 71

26. An Act for charging certain Duties on the Importation of Cheese." 72

27. An Act to amend several Laws relative to the Transportation of Offenders; to continue in force until the First Day of May One thousand eight hundred and twenty one. 74

28. An Act to enable the Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury to issue Exchequer Bills, on the Credit of such Aids or Supplies as hare been or shall be granted by Parliament for the Service of Great Britain, for the Year One thousand eight hundred and sixteen. 82

29. Ab Act to make perpetual certain Temporary or War Duties of Customs, on the Importation into Great Britain of Goods, Wares and Merchandize, and to repeal so much of several Acts passed in the Forty seventh, Forty ninth and Fifty first Years of the Reign of His present Majesty, as charge any Loans made for the Service of the Years One thousand eight hundred and seven, One thousand eight hundred and nine, and One thousand eight hundred and eleven, upon the War Duties of Customs or Excise, and to charge such Loans on the Duties of Customs made perpetual. 83

30. An Act for indemnifying the Commissioners of Excise in Scotland, and all Persons who may have acted under their Authority, in relation to certain Orders issued and Things done relative to certain Acts regarding the Distilleries in Scotland. 84

51. An Act for transferring all Contracts and Securities entered into with or given to the Commissioners for Transports to the Commissioners of the Navy and Victualling. 86

32. An Act for fixing the Rates of Subsistence to be paid to Innkeepers and others on quartering Soldiers. 88

53. An Act to indemnify such Persons in the United Kingdom.as hare omitted to qualify themselves for Offices and Employments, aad for extending the time limited for those Purposes respectively, until the Twenty fifth Day of March One thousand eight hundred and seventeen ; and to permit such Persons in Great Britain a3 have omitted to make and file Affidavits of the Execution of Indentures of Clerks to Attorntes and Solicitors to make and file the (ame on or before the First Day of Hilary Term One thousand eight hundred and seventeen. 90

34. An Act to charge an additional Duty on Corks, ready made, imported into Great Britain. 91

JJ- An Act for the more speedy and effectual Collection of the Tonnage Duty upon Ships Inwards; for empowering the Lords of tie Treasury to regulate the Hours of Officers' Attendance in tie Port of London; and for permitting Ships to commence and complete their loading of Coals before the Delivery of the Fitters' Con'ficates. . . , Il,d

}6. An Act to repeal Two Acts passed in the Reign of King

Edward the Fourth and King Richard the Third, which pro

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