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AUG. 11, 1855.]
Limited Liability Bill.-New Statutes.
The rights of creditors of existing companies are preserved :
Where any company completely registered under the 8 Vict., or any company constituted under any Act of Parliament, shall obtain a certificate of complete registration with limited liability, the grant of such certificate shall not prejudice or affect any right which previously to the grant of such certificate has accrued to any creditor or other person against the company in its corporate capacity, or against any person then being or having been a member of such company, but every such creditor or other person shall be entitled to all such remedies against the company in its corporate capacity, and against every person then being or having been a member of such company, as he would have been entitled to in case such certificate had not been obtained; s. 9.
As to the change in the name of the company under the Act, it is provided that—
Seaton, Rutland, 24th June, 1854.
Myarth Hill, Brecon, 19th April, 1855.
Cinque Ports, c. 48, p. 258.
Commons Inclosure (No. 2), c. 61,—p. 275. Incumbered Estates Acts (Ireland) Continuance, c. 73, p. 276.
Places of Religious Worship Registration, c. 81, p. 276.
Inclosures mentioned in the Schedule may be proceeded with; s. 1. Short title; s. 2.
The following are the Title and Sections of the Act:
No alteration made by virtue of this Act in the name of any company shall prejudice or affect any right which previously to such alteration has accrued to such company as against any other company or person, or which has accrued to any other company or person as against such company, but every such company as against any other company or person, and every other company or person as against such company and the members thereof, shall be entitled to all such remedies as they or he would have been entitled to if no such alteration had been made; and no such alteration Whereas the Inclosure Commissioners for shall abate or render defective any legal pro- England and Wales have, in pursuance of ceedings pending at the time when such altera-"The Acts for the Inclosure, Exchange, and tion is made; s. 10.
An act to authorise the Inclosure of certain
Improvement of Land," issued their provi-
1. That the said several proposed inclosures mentioned in the Schedule to this Act be proceeded with.
2. In citing this Act in other Acts of Parliament and in legal instruments it shall be sufficient to use, either the expression The Second Annual Inclosure Act, 1855," or "The Acts for the Inclosure, Exchange, and Im
Purchasers' Protection, 18 Vict. c. 15,-p. 5. provement of Land."
Marschapel and Grainthorpe, Lincoln, 3rd March, 1855.
Bamford, Derby, 5th April, 1855.
SCHEDULE TO WHICH THIS ACT REFERS.
Loddiswell, Devon, 14th December, 1854.
Income Tax, c. 20,-p. 197.
Stannary Courts' Jurisdiction, c. 32, 214, 236.
Administration of Oaths Abroad, 18 & 19 Vict. c. 42, p. 175.
Ecclesiastical Courts (Defamation Suits Abolition), c. 41,-p. 176.
pp. | under the said recited Acts or any of them as are mentioned in section 11 of the said lastlyrecited Act, and which are by said section authorised to be made within two years from the 28th day of July, 1853, may be made within three years from the said 28th day of July, 1853; and all orders and proceedings by the said Acts or any of them authorised, and which might be made, had, or taken upon any application made within the said period of two years, may be made, had, and taken within the further period authorised by this Act.
Common Law Pleadings, c. 26,—p. 176.
Bryn Postig Hill, Montgomery, 27th July,
Caversham, Oxford, 3rd May, 1855.
Streatley, Bedford, 10th May, 1855.
Kirkandrews Common, Cumberland, 19th June, 1855.
The Henallt Common, Brecon, 23rd June, 1855.
Llanganten, Brecon, 19th June, 1855.
INCUMBERED ESTATES ACTS (IRELAND)
18 & 19 VICT. c. 73.
PLACES OF RELIGIOUS WORSHIP REGIS
18 & 19 VICT. c. 81.
The preamble recites the 1 W. & M., Sess. 1, c. 18; 52 Geo. 3, c. 155; 31 Geo. 3, c. 32; 2 & 3 Wm. 4, c. 115; 9 & 10 Vict. c. 59; 15 & 16 Vict. c. 36.
15 & 16 Vict. c. 36, repealed, but places of worship certified thereunder to have force, &c.; s. 1.
Places of worsip to be certified to Registrar-General; s. 2.
Places of meeting to be recorded; s. 3.
Places of meeting already certified, save those certified under 15 & 16 Vict. c. 36, may be certified to Registrar-General, and be recorded by him; s. 4.
Fee of 2s. 6d. to be paid with certificate
Period for applications for sale further to superintendent registrar; s. 5. extended.
The following are the Title and Section of the Act:
An Act to extend the Period for applying for
Whereas an Act was passed in the Session of Parliament holden in the 12 & 13 Vict. c.
77, intitutled "An Act further to facilitate the Sale and Transfer of Incumbered Estates in Ireland:" And whereas a certain other Act was passed in the Session of Parliament holden in the 15 & 16 Vict. c. 67, intituled "An Act to continue the Powers of applying for a Sale of Lands under the Act for facilitating the Sale and Transfer of Incumbered Estates in Ireland:" And whereas a certain other Act was passed in the Session of Parliament holden in the 16 & 17 Vict. c. 64, intituled "An Act for continuing and amending the Act for facilitating the Sale and Transfer of Incumbered Estates in Ireland:" And whereas the extended period within which such applications under said Acts as are mentioned in section 11 of said lastly-recited Act might be made was limited to two years from the 28th day of July, 1853: And whereas it is expedient that said period should be further extended: Be it therefore enacted, as follows: All such applications
Notice to be given to Registrar-General of every place of meeting becoming disused for the purposes of which it was certified; s. 6.
List of certified places to be printed;
Direction to the Registrar-General to cancel records of certificates of places of worship ceasing to be used as such; s. 8.
Certified places exempted from the operation of "The Charitable Trusts' Act, 1853;" s. 9.
Nothing to affect churches, &c., of Established Church; s. 10.
Certificate of place having been certified to be given; s. 11.
Sums received by or on account of registrar-General to be accounted for, and expenses defrayed as other expenses of the General Register Office; s. 12.
To remove doubts as to validity of marriage; s. 13.
Extent of Act; s. 14.
The following are the Title and Sections of the Act:-
An Act to amend the Law concerning the certifying and registering of Places of Religious Worship in England. [30th July, 1855.]
AUG. 11, 1855.]
New Statutes effecting Alterations in the Law.
trar-General, and to be obtained (without payment) upon application to such superintendent registrar as aforesaid; and the said superintendent registrar shall, upon the receipt of such certificate in duplicate, forthwith transmit the same to the said Registrar-General, who, after having caused the place of meeting therein mentioned to be recorded as hereinafter directed, shall return one of the said certificates to the said superintendent registrar, to be redelivered by him to the certifying party, and shall keep the other certificate with the records of the General Registrar Office.
Whereas by an Act of the 1 W. & M., Sess. | nation of persons, may be certified in writing 1, c. 18, and an Act of the 52 Geo. 3, c. 155, to the Registrar-General of Births, Deaths, places of meeting of congregations or assemblies and Marriages in England, through the Su for religious worship of Protestants (save as perintendent Registrar of Births, Deaths, and therein excepted with respect to places of wor- Marriages of the district in which such place ship of the Established Church and otherwise) may be situate; and such certificate shall be in were required to be certified to the Bishop's duplicate, and upon forms in accordance with or Archdeacon's Court, or to the General or Schedule A. to this Act, or to the like effect, Quarter Sessions of the Peace, and to be re-such forms to be provided by the said Regisgistered in such Court, and recorded at such Sessions: And whereas by an Act of the 31 Geo. 3, c. 32, every place of congregation or assembly for religious worship of persons professing the Roman Catholic religion is required to be certified to and recorded at the General or Quarter Sessions of the Peace: And whereas by the two following Acts respectively, that is to say, an Act of the Session holden in the 2 & 3 Wm. 4, c. 115, and an Act of the Session holden in the 9 & 10 Vict. c. 59, her Majesty's subjects professing the Roman Catholic religion, and her Majesty's subjects professing the Jewish religion, in respect of their places for religious worship, are made subject to the same laws as Protestant Dissenters: And whereas by an Act passed in the Session holden in the 15 & 16 Vict. c. 36, places of meeting of congregations or assemblies for religious worship of Protestant Dissenters are required to be certified to the Registrar-General of Births, Deaths, and Mar-general or quarter Sessions; and the certifying riages in England, and to be recorded in the General Register Office, in lieu of being certified to and registered and recorded in the Bishop's or Archdeacon's Court, and at the General or Quarter Sessions, as hereinbefore mentioned: And whereas it is expedient that all places of religious worship, not being churches or chapels of the Established Church, should, if the congregation should desire, but not otherwise, be certified to the said Registrar-General: Be it therefore, enacted as follows:
3. The said Registrar-General shall cause all places of meeting for religious worship certified to him under this Act to be recorded in a book to be kept by him for that purpose at the General Register Office, and no such place of meeting as aforesaid shall be certified to or registered in any Court of any bishop or archdeacon, or be certified to or recorded at any
to the said Registrar-General of any such place of meeting for religious worship of Protestant Dissenters or other Protestants or Roman Catholics, or persons professing the Jewish religion, and of any place of meeting for religious worship of any other body or denomination of persons, shall, subject to the provisions herein contained, have the same force and effect as if such place had been duly certified and recorded or registered and recorded as before the passing of the said Act of the 15 & 16 Vict. c. 36, was required by law, and such Act and this Act had not been passed.
1. The said Act of the 15 & 16 Vict. c. 36, shall be repealed: Provided always, that the 4. Any place of meeting for religious worcertifying thereunder before the passing of this ship heretofore certified and registered or reAct of any place of meeting for religious wor-corded in manner required by law, and which ship shall, subject to the provisions hereinafter contained, have the same force and effect from the time of such certifying as if the same had been duly certified, registered, and recorded as before the passing of the said Act of the 15 & 16 Vict. c. 36, was required by law, and such Act and this Act had not been passed.
continues to be used for religious worship, save any such place of meeting certified to the said Registrar-General under the said Act of the 15 & 16 Vict. c. 36, may, at any time after the passing of this Act, be certified in writing to such Registrar-General through the superintendent registrar of the district in which such 2. Every place of meeting for religious wor- place may be situate, and shall be recorded by ship of Protestant Dissenters or other Protes such Registrar-General in manner herein before tants, and of persons professing the Roman mentioned concerning places of meeting not Catholic religion, by the said Acts of W. & M., heretofore certified and registered or recorded. the 31 & 52 Geo. 3, and the 15 & 16 Vict. 5. Upon the delivery of every certificate to c. 36, or any of them, required to be certified the superintendent registrar for transmission and registered or recorded, as therein mention- to the Registrar-General for the purpose of ed, and not heretofore certified and registered being recorded under this Act, the person deor recorded, in manner required by law, and livering the same shall pay to such superinevery place of meeting for religious worship of persons professing the Jewish religion, not heretofore certified and registered or recorded as aforesaid, and every place of meeting for religious worship of any other body or denomi
tendent registrar for his own use the sum of 2s. 6d., and it shall not be lawful to demand or take any greater fee or reward for the same respectively.
6. Whenever any place of meeting for re
ligious worship which may have been certified under the said Act of the 15 & 16 Vict. c. 36, or this Act, shall have wholly ceased to be used as a place of meeting for religious worship, the person or one of the persons who so certified or last certified the same (as the case may be), or the trustee or one of the trustees for the time being of such place of meeting, or the owner or occupier or one of the owners or occupiers thereof, shall, if then resident within the Superintendent Registrar's District within which such place shall be situate, forthwith give notice to the Registrar-General through such superintendent registrar that such place has so ceased to be used as a place of meeting for religious worship, such notice to be in a form in accordance with the Schedule B. to this Act, or to the like effect, and which form shall be provided by the said RegistrarGeneral, and may be obtained (without payment) upon application to the said superintendent registrar; and the person giving such notice shall sign the same in the presence of such superintendent registrar or of his deputy, who shall forthwith transmit the same through the General Post Office to the Registrar-General at the General Register Office.
7. The said Registrar-General shall, in the year 1856, and also at such subsequent periods as one of her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State shall from time to time in that behalf order or direct, make out and cause to be printed a list of all places of meeting which have been certified to and recorded by him under the said Act of the 15 & 16 Vict. c. 36, or this Act, and the record of which has not been cancelled as hereinafter provided, and shall state in such list the county and superintendent registrar's district within which each of such places of meeting is situated, and the religious denomination to which the persons for the time being certifying it belong, and shall cause a copy of such list to be sent to every Superintendent Registrar of Births, Deaths, and Marriages in England, and such list shall be open at all reasonable times to all persons desirous of inspecting the same, on payment to such superintendent registrar of a fee of 18.
9. Every place of meeting for religious worship certified to the said Registrar-General under the said Act of the 15 & 16 Vict. c. 36, or this Act, and recorded by him as aforesaid, so long as the same continues to be bona fide used as a place of religious worship, and the record of the certification thereof has not been cancelled as hereinbefore is provided, shall be wholly freed and exempted from the operation of an Act passed in the Session holden in the 16 & 17 Vict. c. 137, intituled "The Charitable Trusts' Act, 1853, and shall not be subject or liable to any of the provisions of the same Act, save that the exempted charities may avail themselves of the 63rd and 64th sections of the said Act, if they shall think fit.
10. Nothing in this Act shall affect or be construed to affect the churches or chapels of the United Church of England and Ireland, or the celebration of Divine Service according to the rites and ceremonies of the said United Church by ministers of such church, in any place hitherto used for such purpose, or being now or hereafter duly consecrated or licensed by any archbishop or bishop or other person lawfully authorised to consecrate or license the
11. The Registrar-General, on payment to him of a fee of 2s. 6d., shall, with respect to any place certified to him as a place of meeting for religious worship, the record whereof remains uncancelled, give to any person demanding the same a certificate, sealed or stamped with the Seal of the General Register Office, that at the time or respective times in such certificate in that behalf stated the place therein described was duly certified and duly recorded as required by this Act, and that at the date of such sealed or stamped certificate the record of such certification remained uncancelled; and every such sealed or stamped certificate, if tendered in evidence upon any trial or other judicial proceeding in any civil or criminal Court, shall be received as evidence of the said several facts therein-mentioned, without any further or other proof of the same.
12. All sums to be received by or on account of the Registrar-General in pursuance of this Act shall be accounted for and paid in 8. Whenever it shall appear to the satisfac- manner directed by the said Act of the 7 tion of the said Registrar-General, from any Wm. 4, "for registering Births, Deaths, and notice which shall have been given to him as Marriages in England," with respect to aforesaid or otherwise that any certified place sums received by him or on his account of meeting for religious worship has wholly under the provisions of that Act; and ceased to be used as such, the said Registrar- all expenses incurred by the said RegistrarGeneral shall cause the record of such certification to be cancelled, and shall give public notice of the cancellation thereof by advertisement in some newspaper circulating within the district in which such place of meeting is situated, and in the London Gazette, and shall also expunge the name of such place from the list of certified places so to be printed by him as aforesaid; and after such cancellation and publication thereof as aforesaid such place shall cease to be deemed duly certified as by law required, and shall so remain until it shall have been duly certified afresh under this Act.
General, or by any superintendent registrar, or registrar, with his sanction and acting under his direction or authority, in carrying this Act into execution and making known its provisions, shall be deemed to have been incurred in carrying on the business of the General Registrar Office, and be defrayed accordingly.
13. Notwithstanding the provisions of this or any other Act, all marriages which hereto fore have been had or solemnized in any building which has been registered for the solemnization of marriages pursuant to the provisions
AUG. 11, 1855.]
New Statutes.-The late Mr. Justice Talfourd.
of an Act passed in the 6 & 7 Wm. 4, c. 85, or such other words as will clearly show the but which may not have been certified as re- connexion subsisting between the person cerquired by the provisions of this or any other tifying and the place of meeting. act, shall be as valid in all respects as if such place of worship had been so certified.
14. This Act shall not extend to Scotland or To the Registrar-General of Births, deaths, Ireland.
SCHEDULES REFERRED TO IN THE FORE.
To the Registrar-General of Births, Deaths, and Marriages in England.
I, the undersigned (a)
in the County of
do hereby, and by virtue of an Act passed in
and Marriages in England.
of being the person
or one of the persons who certified or last cer-
[or a certain dwelling house,
within the su
perintendent registrar's district of [and being now resident within the same distoria, intituled "An Act to amend the Law trict], do hereby declare and give you notice, concerning the certifying and registering of in pursuance of an Act passed in the Places of Religious Worship in England," year of her present Majesty, chapter certify that a certain building known by that the aforesaid building [or dwelling house, the name of situate &c.] which was on the day of at in the county of 185 recorded by you as a place of within the superintendent re- meeting for religious worship by a congregagistrar's district of [was used tion or assembly of persons calling themselves (b) as a place of meeting for religious wor[or by a congregation or assembly ship before the 30th June, 1852, and] is in- of Roman Catholics, or of persons belonging tended to be used as heretofore, (c) and will to the Society of Friends, or of persons professaccordingly be forthwith used as a place of ing the Jewish religion (as the case may be)], meeting for religious worship by a congrega- has wholly ceased to be used as a place for tion or assembly of persons calling them- public religious worship. Witness my hand, selves (d) and I request that this certificate may be recorded in the General Registrar's Office, pursuant to the said Act. Dated this day of
THE LATE MR. JUSTICE TALFOURD.
MONUMENT AT STAFFORD.
THE Members of the Bar of the Oxford Circuit, have recently erected on the south side of the Criminal Court at Stafford, a monumental bust, in honour of the late lamented Mr. Justice Talfourd, who died suddenly in that Court, on the 13th of March, 1854.
(b) If the place was not so used before 30th June, 1852, expunge this and the following" line.
(c) If the building have not been previously used as a place of worship, erase the words as heretofore."
The inscription states that
ON THE JVDGMENT-SEAT OF THIS COVRT,
WHILE ADDRESSING THE GRAND JVRY,
(d) Here insert "Protestant Dissenters," SIR THOMAS NOON TALFOVRD, KNT., D.C.L., "Independents,
"Wesleyan Methodists," Roman Catholics," "Jews,' or other religious denomination of, or
ONE OF THE JVDGES OF
THE COVRT OF COMMON PLEAS,
religious appellation adopted by the persons AN ACCOMPLISHED ORATOR, LAWYER, AND
on whose behalf the building is certified; but if those persons decline to describe themselves by any distinctive appellation, erase the words "calling themselves," and insert "who object to be designated by any distinctive religious appellation."
THE MEMBERS OF THE OXFORD CIRCVIT
OF THEIR REGARD AND ADMIRATION
(e) Insert on the line immediately under the FOR THEIR FORMER LEADER, COMPANION,
signature the word "Minister,” “ Proprietor,"
"a Trustee," "Occupier," "an Attendant,"