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1. AN Act to enable Her Majesty to accept the Services of

h the Militia out of the United Kingdom, for the vigorous

Prosecution of the War.

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2. An Act to permit Foreigners to be enlisted and to serve

as Officers and Soldiers in Her Majesty's Forces.

3. An Act to carry into effect a Treaty betweon Her Majesty

and the United States of America.

4. An Act to amend the Act for limiting the Time of Service

in the Army.

12

5. An Act to apply the Sum of Three millions three hundred

thousand Pounds out of the Consolidated Fund to the Service

of the Year ending the Thirty-first Day of March One thousand

eight hundred and fifty-five.

14

6. An Act to apply the Sum of Twenty Millions out of the

Consolidated Fund to the Service of the Year One thousand

eight hundred and fifty-five.

Ibid.

7. An Act to extend to Ireland the Provisions of the Eighteenth

Section of the Common Law Procedure Act, 1854. Ibid.

8. An Act for raising the Sum of Seventeen millions one hun-

dred and eighty-three thousand Pounds by Exchequer Bills

for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and

fifty-five.

Ibid.

9. An Act to suspend the Decline of the Customs Duties on Tea

from and after the Fifth Day of April One thousand eight

hundred and fifty-five.

Ibid.

10. An Act to enable a Third Principal Secretary and a Third

Under Secretary of State to sit in the House of Commons. 15

11. An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the

better Payment of the Army and their Quarters.

16

12. An Act for the Regulation of Her Majesty's Royal Marine

Forces while on shore.

32

13. An Act to explain and amend the Lunacy Regulation Act,

1853.

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14. An Act to authorize the Inclosure of certain Lands in pur-

suance of a Report of the Inclosure Commissioners for England

and Wales.

15. An Act for the better Protection of Purchasers against Judg-

ments, Crown Debts, Cases of Lis pendens, and Life Annuities

or Rentcharges.

16. An Act to authorize the letting Parts of the Royal Forests

of Dean and Woolmer, and certain other Parts of the Heredi-

tary Possessions of the Crown.

53

17. An Act to carry into effect a Convention between Her

Majesty and the King of Sardinia.

54

18. An Act for raising the Sum of Sixteen Millions by way of

Annuities.

56

19. An Act to remove Doubts as to the Commissions of Officers

of Militia in Ireland who have omitted to deliver unto the Clerk

of the Peace Descriptions of their Qualifications, and to indem-

nify them against the Consequences of such Omission, and to

amend the Law relating to the Militia in Ireland.

64

20. An Act for granting to Her Majesty an increased Rate of

Duty on Profits arising from Property, Professions, Trades,

and Offices.

67

21. An Act for granting certain Duties of Customs on Tea,

Coffee, Sugar, and other Articles.

69

22. An Act for granting certain additional Rates and Duties of

Excise.

73

23. An Act to alter in certain respects the Law of Intestate

Moveable Succession in Scotland.

81

24. An Act to amend an Act of the Second and Third Years of

King William the Fourth, for amending the Representation of

the People in Scotland, in so far as relates to the Procedure in

County Elections in that Country

83

25. An Act to allow Affirmations or Declarations to be made

instead of Oaths in certain Cases in Scotland.

84

26. An Act to continue an Act of the Thirteenth and Four-

teenth Years of Her present Majesty, for enabling the Judges

of the Courts of Common Law at Westminster to alter the

Forms of Pleading.

Ibid.

27. An Act to amend the Laws relating to the Stamp Duties on

Newspapers, and to provide for the Transmission by Post of

printed periodical Publications.

28. An Act to provide that the Property or Income Tax payable

in respect of the Income from Ecclesiastical Property in Ireland

shall be a Deduction in estimating the Value of such Property

for the Purpose of Taxation by the Ecclesiastical Commis.

sioners.

88

29. An Act to make further Provision for the Registration of

Births, Deaths, and Marriages in Scotland.

30. An Act to empower the Commissioners of Sewers to expend

on House Drainage a certain Sum out of the Monies borrowed

by them on Security of the Rates, and also to give to the

said Commissioners certain other Powers for the same Pur-

pose.

92

31. An Act to confirm the Incorporation of the Borough of

Brighton.

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32. An Act to amend and extend the Jurisdiction of the Stannary

Court.

Ibid.

33. An Act to prevent Doubts as to the Validity of certain Pro-

ceedings in the House of Commons.

112

34. An Act to provide for the Education of Children in the

Receipt of Out-door Relief.

35. An Act to continue the Act for extending for a limited

Time the Provision for Abatement of Income Tax in respect of

Insurance on Lives.

114

36. An Act to repeal the Stamp Duties payable on Matricu-

lation and Degrees in the University of Oxford.

115

37. An Act to apply the Sum of Ten Millions out of the Conso-

lidated Fund to the Service of the Year One thousand eight

hundred and fifty-five.

116

38. An Act to allow Spirit of Wine to be used Duty-free in the

Arts and Manufactures of the United Kingdom.

Ibid.

39. An Act to facilitate Grants of Lands and Tenements for the

Purpose of Religious Worship and other Purposes connected

therewith.

121

40. An Act for further promoting the Establishment of Free

Public Libraries and Museums in Ireland

125

41. An Act for abolishing the Jurisdiction of the Ecclesiastical

Courts of England and Wales in Suits for Defamation. 129

12. An Act to enable British Diplomatic and Consular Agents

abroad to administer Oaths and do Notarial Acts. 130

43. An Act to enable Infants, with the Approbation of the Court

of Chancery, to make binding Settlements of their Real and

Personal Estate on Marriage.

131

44. An Act to amend an Act of last Session, to provide for the

Establishment of a National Gallery of Paintings, Sculpture,

and the Fine Arts, for the Care of a Public Library, and the

Erection of a Public Museum, in Dublin.

132

45. An Act for further assimilating the Practice in the County

Palatine of Lancaster to that of other Counties with respect to

the Trial of Issues from the Superior Courts at Westmin-

ster.

134

46. An Act for disafforesting the Forest of Woolmer. 135

47. An Act to continue an Act of the Eighteenth Year of Her

present Majesty, for charging the Maintenance of certain poor

Persons in Unions in England and Wales upon the Common

Fund.

48. An Act for the better Administration of Justice in the Cinque

Ports.

Ibid.

49. An Act to indemnify such Persons in the United Kingdom

as have omitted to qualify themselves for Offices and Employ-

ments, and to extend the Time limited for those Purposes

respectively.

146

50. An Act to amend the Provisions of the Court of Exchequer

(Ireland) Act, 1850.

Ibid.

51. An Act to continue the Exemption of Inhabitants from

Liability to be rated as such in respect of Stock in Trade or

other Property to the Relief of the Poor.

147

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