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All acts in LXXXV. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid,
into, or exportation from, Great Britain, or the bringing or carry-
taken by the clerk of any justice of peace, or other person before oaths.
whom any oath, affirmation, or declaration, shall be taken 'or
mation, or declaration.
prosecuted, and recovered, in any of his Majesty's courts of record
herein before mentioned.
fin:! in shall be brought or sued forth in any of his Majesty's courts of priyle by
record at Westminsler, for any offence against this statute, in cafes
, them. where such offences are by this act cognizable by justices of the peace, relating to the fame offences, or any forfeitures or penal,
ties for the fame, but that the determination of the justices of the peace in the county where such offence or offences shall be committed, shall be final to all intents and purposes whatsoever; any thing herein contained to the contrary thereof notwithstanding.
LXXXIX. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That if any action or suit shall be brought or commenced against any person or persons, for any thing by him, her, or them done by virtue or in pursuance of this act, such action or suit (hall be commenced within three months next after the matter or thing done, and shall be laid in the proper county; and the defendant or defendants in such action or fuit shall and inay plead the general General issue. issue, and give this act and the special matter in evidence at any trial to be had thereupon; and if afterwards a verdict shall pals for the defendant or defendants, or the plaintiff or plaintiffs thall discontinue his, her, or their action or actions, or be nonsuited, or judgement shall be given against him, her, or them, upon demurrer, or otherwise, then such defendant or defendants shall have treble Treble costs. costs awarded to hims her, or them, against such plaintiff or plaintiffs.
XC. And be it further enacted, That as soon as the inspectors As soon as inof corn returns, directed by this act to be appointed, shall be fo fpectors are appointed in each of the counties, ridings, and divifions, and in appointed in each of the cities and towns, being counties of themselves, and returns made having exempt jurisdiction as aforesaid, of that part of Great Bri- fromScotland, tain called England, and as soon as the sheriff depute in each of the authority the counties, or the steward depute, or his substitute, of the stew- to make reartry of that part of Great Britain called Scotland, shall respec- joGeo.3.c 39. tively have made returns to the receiver of corn returns in the to ceale. manner herein-before directed, the authority vested in the persons appointed to make returns by virtue of the before mentioned act, pafied in the tenth year of his Majesty's reign, shall cease in every such county, riding, division, and stewartry respectively; and fur- Receiver of ther, that the receiver of corn returns shall continue once in every
corn returns week to make up and compute, from the returns made to him, infert in the
to continue to either by virtue of the said act passed in the tenth year of his Ma- Gazette the jesty's reign, or by virtue of this act, the average prices of the fe- weekly aververal sorts of corn, and cause an abítract of the fame to be pub-age prices of
till Nov, lished in the London Gazette in manner herein-before directed, till
15, 1791. the fifteenth day of November one thousand seven hundred and ninety-one, after which day no return shall be male to him by virtue of the said act passed in the tenth year of his Majesty's reign, and such averages shall from thenceforth be made up and computed, and such abstract be published in the London Gazette from returns made by virtue of this act only; and further, that the Duties under duties imposed by this act on the importation of foreign corn, this act on the meal, and four, and the bounties granted by this act on the ex.
corn, &c. to portation of British corn, and other articles as aforesaid, shall com-cornmence on mence on the fifteenth day of November one thousand seven hur - Nov.15,1791, dred and ninety-one; and that the duties imposed by former laws &c. on the importation of foreign corn, meal, or four, and the bounties granted by former laws on the exportation of British corn, or
any of the other articles as aforesaid, and all powers granted for
hundred and ninety-one.
all persons who have been concerned in advising or carrying into exetion and ex
cution certain orders of council respecting the importation and exporportation of
tation of corn and grain; and also certain orders issued by the governor corn and
general of his Majesty's colonies in America; and for preventing suits 30Geo.3.C.42.
in consequence of the same; and for making further provisions relative to continue thereto), as relates to the importation and exportation of corn and in force till
grain; and also the whole of another act, pailed irrthe fame session, Nov.15,1791. (intituled, An act to continue, for a limited time, certain provisions
contained in an aći, made in this present bellion of parliament, intituled, An act for indemnifying all persons who have been concerned in advising or carrying into execution, certain orders of council respecting the importation and exportation of corn and grain; and also certain orders iflued by the governor general of his Majesty's colonics in Anerica; and for preventing luits in consequence of the famc; and for making further provisions relative thereto; relating to the importation and exportation of corn and grain; and to authorise his Majesty to permit the exportation of corn, grain, meal, or flour; and to prohibit the importation thereof on the low duties), Thall continue and be in force until the fifteenth day of November
one thousand feven hundred and ninety-one. Before Nov. XCII. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, 15, 1791, if That if at any time or times, before the fifteenth day of November tion of wheat, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-one, any sort of wheat,
wheat-four, biscuit, rye, rye-meal, barley, barley-meal, oats, oat- &c. fhould be meal, pease or beans, shall be prohibited to be exported from Great prohibited, his Britain by virtue of the faid recited acts, or of any authority council may
Majesty in therein given to his Majesty, his heirs and succeffors, by and with authorise the the advice of his or their privy council, it shall and may be law- exportation of ful, nevertheless, for his Majesty, his heirs and fucceffors, and he the quantities
hitherto aland they is and are hereby authorised, by and with the advice of lowed, to any his or their privy council, to permit and allow the exportation to place belongany dominion, territory, plantation, colony, island, province, fac- ing to his Ma. tory, place, or fishery, to his Majesty, his heirs or successors, be- jesty, &c. longing, of such quantities of each and every such fort of corn and other articles as aforesaid, as hath at any time been allowed to be exported to such or the same dominion, territory, plantation, colony, island, province, factory, place, or fishery, respectively to his Majesty belonging, by any act or acts of parliament heretofore made, and of any quantity or quantities of each and every such sort of corn and other articles, as aforesaid, to the island of New. foundland, and to the British islands in the Weft Indies, as shall from time to time be found necessary and requisite for the use of the fishery of the said island of Newfoundland, and for the food and sustenance of the inhabitants of the said islands respectively.
XCIII. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, and may orThat whenever the exportation of corn, grain, and other articles der the boun: made thereof, on which bounties have been heretofore payable, thall ties to be paid
on be fo permitted, and that the prices thereof respectively taken in whenever they the manner directed by an act, passed in the tenth year of his pre- would be al.
lowed under sent Majesty's reign, (intituled, An act for registering the prices at which corn is fold in the several counties of Great Britain, and the force, quantity exported and imported), shall not upon an average of the returns made by virtue of the said act exceed the prices upon which bounties have been heretofore allowed on each fort respectively, it shall be lawful for his Majesty, by and with the advice of his privy council, to order that the same bounties be allowed on each sort respectively, as would be allowed and payable thereon, if such corn, grain, or other articles, were exported under the authority of any act or acts of parliament now in force, and subject to the same regulations, conditions, and restrictions, and to the fame penalties and forfeitures as are enacted and imposed in and by the said acts.
XCIV. Provided always, and be it further enacted, That no- Malt made or thing in this act contained shall extend, or be deemed or con- declared for ftrued to extend, to prohibit the exportation on bounty of such exportation on
or before June malt as shall have been made or declared for exportation, on or
10, 1791, may before the tenth day of June one thousand seven hundred and be exported ninety-one, (the price of barley at the time when such malt is on certain hereby allowed to be exported, being, in the district from whence conditions, it is to be exported, at or under the price at which barley, by this act, may be exported after the fifteenth day of November, in the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-one), upon the proprietor or proprietors of such malt as aforesaid producing, to the collector or chief officer of the customs at the port where such
any act in
malt as aforesaid shall be exported, a certificate or certificates from
CA P. XXXI.
of his Majesly's reign, intituled, An act for making more effectual
of the said province.
reign of his present Majesty, intituled, An act for making recited,
more effectual provision for the government of the province of
the lords fpiritual and temporal, and commons, in this present
his Majesty's governor, lieutenant governor, or commander in
II. And whereas his Majesty has been pleased to signify, by his mes-
of Upper Canada, and The Province of Lower Canada; be it Within each enacted by the authority aforesaid, That there shall be within each of the intend- of the said provinces respectively a legislative council, and an afed provinces fembly, to be severally composed and constituted in the manner a legillative council and
herein-after described; and that in each of the said provinces reassembly to be spectively his Majesty, his heirs or successors, shall have power, constituted, hy during the continuance of this act, by and with the advice and whole advice consent of the legislative council and afiembly of such provinces his Majesty
respectively, to make laws for the peace, welfare, and good golaws for the vernment thereof, such laws not being repugnant to this act; and government of that all such laws, being pasied by the legillative council and althe province, sembly of either of the said provinces respectively, and assented to
by his Majefty, his heirs or fucceflors, or aflented to in his Ma-