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The Public GENERAL STATUTES passed in the

Second Session of the SIXTEENTH Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

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PUBLIC GENERAL ACTS.

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I. N Act to explain and amend an Act of the last Session

relating to the Duties of Assessed Taxes, and to authorize Justices of the Peace in Ireland to administer Oaths required in Matters relating to Income Tax.

3 II. 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 fifty-four.

5 III. An Act for raising the Sum of One million seven hundred

and fifty thousand Pounds by Exchequer Bills, for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and fiftyfour.

7 IV. An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters.

9 V. An Act to admit Foreign Ships to the Coasting Trade. 73 VI. An Act for the Regulation of Her Majesty's Royal Marine Forces while on shore.

74 VII. An Act for extending the Time limited for putting into

execution the Act of the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Years of Her present Majesty, for the better Management and Control of Highways in South Wales.

130 VIII. An Act further to amend an Act relating to the Valuation of rateable Property in Ireland.

131 IX. An

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iX. An Act to authorize the Inclosure of certain Lands in

pursuance of a Report of the Inclosure Commissioners for
England and Wales.

133

X. An Act for granting to Her Majesty additional Duties on

Profits arising from Property, Professions, Trades, and

Offices.

134

XI. An Act to amend the Laws relating to Ministers Money,

and the Church Temporalities (Ireland) Act.

135

XII. An Act for raising the Sum of Sixteen millions twenty-

four thousand one hundred Pounds by Exchequer Bills, for

the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and

fifty-four.

140

XIII. An Act to amend the Acts relating to the Militia of the

United Kingdom.

142

XIV. An Act to continue Her Majesty's Commission for

building new Churches.

144

XV. An Act to empower the Commissioners of the Admiralty

to construct a Tunnel between Her Majesty's Dockyard at

Devonport and Her Majesty's Steam Factory Yard at Keyham,

and to acquire certain Property for Her Majesty's Service. 145

XVI. An Act to amend the Act of the Thirteenth and Four-

teenth Victoria, Chapter Sixty-one, and the Act of the

Fifteenth and Sixteenth Victoria, Chapter Fifty-four. 155

XVII. An Act to make further Provision for defining the

Boundaries of Counties, Baronies, Half Baronies, Parishes,

Town Lands, and other Divisions and Denominations of Land

in Ireland for Public Purposes.

155

XVIII. An Act for the Encouragement of Seamen and the

more effectual Manning of Her Majesty's Navy during the

present War.

162

XIX. An Act for facilitating the Payment of Her Majesty's

Navy, and the Payment and Distribution of Prize, Bounty,

Salvage, and other Monies to and amongst the Officers and

Crews of Her Majesty's Ships and Vessels of War; and

for the better Regulation of the Accounts relating thereto. 178

XX. An Act to repeal an Act of the Fifty-third Year of King

George the Third, Chapter Seventy-two, and an Act of the

Eighth Year of Her present Majesty, Chapter Twenty-one;

and for making Provision for the Appointment and for

Remuneration of a Stipendiary Justice for the Division of

Manchester in the County of Lancaster, and of Clerks to

such Justice and the Justices for the Borough of Salford ;

and for other Purposes.

183

XXI. 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 fifty-four.

199

XXII. An

XXII. An Act to enable the Collector General of Dublin to

levy Money to repay a certain Outlay by the Corporation for

preserving and improving the Port of Dublin in and about

repairing the Quay Wall of the River Liffey, and for future

Repairs thereof, and for repairing and rebuilding Bridges

over the said River.

201'

XXIII. An Act for raising the Sum of Six Millions by

Exchequer Bonds and Exchequer Bills.

207

XXIV. An Act for granting to Her Majesty an increased Rate

of Duty on Profits arising from Property, Professions, Trades,

and Offices.

214

XXV. An Act to amend the Industrial and Provident Societies

Act, 1852.

217

XXVI. An Act to assimilate the Law and Practice existing

in Cases of High Treason in Ireland to the Law and Practice

existing in Cases of High Treason in England.

220

XXVII. An Act for granting certain additional Rates and

Duties of Excise.

220

XXVIII. An Act to alter and amend certain Duties of

Customs.

234

XXIX. An Act to alter the Duties of Customs on Sugar,

Molasses, and Spirits.

236

XXX. An Act for granting certain Duties of Excise on Sugar

made in the United Kingdom.

239

XXXI. An Act for the better Regulation of the Traffic on

Railways and Canals.

243

XXXII. An Act to facilitate the Apportionment of the Rent

when Parts of Lands in Lease are taken for the Purposes of

the Church Building Acts.

247

XXXIII. An Act to place Public Statues within the Metro-

politan Police District under the Control of the Commissioners

of Her Majesty's Works and Public Buildings.

248

XXXIV. An Act to enable the Courts of Law in England,

Ireland and Scotland to issue Process to compel the Attendance

of Witnesses out of their Jurisdiction, and to give Effect to

the Service of such Process in any part of the United

Kingdom.

250

XXXV. An Act to repeal certain Provisions of an Act of the

Fifth and Sixth Years of Her present Majesty, concerning

the holding of Assizes for the County of Warwick. 252

XXXVI. An Act for preventing Frauds upon Creditors by

secret Bills of Sale of Personal Chattels.

253

XXXVII. An Act for establishing the Validity of certain

Proceedings in Her Majesty's Court of Vice-Admiralty in

Mauritius.

257

XXXVIII. An Act for the Suppression of Gaming Houses. 258

XXXIX An

XXXIX. An Act to indemnify such Persons in the United

Kingdom as have omitted to qualify themselves for Offices

and Employments, and to extend the Time limited for those

Purposes respectively.

263

XL. An Act to continue an Act of the last Session of Parlia-

ment, for extending for a limited Time the Provision for

Abatement of Income Tax in respect of Insurance on

Lives.

267

XLI. An Act to continue the Poor Law Board.

268

XLII. An Act to continue certain Acts for regulating Turnpike

Roads in Ireland.

269

XLIII. An Act to continue an Act of the Seventeenth Year

of Her present Majesty, for charging the Maintenance of

certain poor Persons in Unions in England and Wales upon

the Common Fund.

269

XLIV. An Act for regulating and maintaining the Harbours

of Holyhead, and for vesting them in the Admiralty. 270

XLV. An Act to amend the Dublin Carriage Act, 1853. 277

XLVI. An Act to continue certain Acts relating to Linen,

Hempen, and other Manufactures in Ireland.

289

XLVII. An Act to alter and improve the Mode of taking

Evidence in the Ecclesiastical Courts of England and

Wales.

290

XLVIII. An Act to authorize the Inclosure of certain Lands

in pursuance of a Special Report of the Inclosure Commis-

sioners for England and Wales.

290

XLIX. An Act for the Settlement of Claims upon and over

the New Forest.

291

L. An Act to continue an Act of the Twelfth Year of Her

present Majesty, for amending the Laws relating to Savings

Banks in Ireland; and to authorize Friendly Societies to

invest the whole of their Funds in Savings Banks. 298

LI. An Act to confirm certain Provisional Orders made under

an Act of the Fifteenth Year of Her present Majesty, to

facilitate Arrangements for the Relief of Turnpike Trusts,

and to make certain Provisions respecting Exemptions from

Tolls.

299

LII. An Act to continue an Act for authorizing the Application

of Highway Rates to Turnpike Roads.

301

LIII. An Act to confirm Provisional Orders of the General

Board of Health for the Districts of Plymouth, Haworth,

Aberdare, Bishop Auckland, Willenhall, and Over Darwen. 302

LIV. An Act to guarantee the Liquidation of a Loan or

Loans for the Service of the Colony of Jamaica. 324

LV. An Act for the Registration of Bills of Sale in Ireland. 327

LVI. An

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