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XCVI. An Act to restrict the Powers of selling or leasing Railways contained in certain Acts of Parliament relating to such Railways. XCVII. An Act to amend the Law respecting Testamentary Dispositions of Property in the Public Funds, and to authorize the Payment of Dividends on Letters of Attorney in certain Cases.
XCVIII. An Act for facilitating the winding up the Affairs of Joint Stock Companies in Ireland unable to meet their pecuniary Engagements. 1006 XCIX. An Act to amend an Act of the Tenth Year of His late Majesty King George the Fourth, for consolidating and amending the Laws relating to the Management and Improvement of His Majesty's Woods, Forests, Parks, and Chases; and for other Purposes relating to the said Land Revenue. 1020
C. An Act for the Regulation of the Care and Treatment of Lunatics.
CI. An Act to continue until the Fifth Day of July One thousand eight hundred and sixty-two the Acts for regulating the Vend and Delivery of Coals in London and Westminster, and in certain Parts of the adjacent Counties; and to alter and amend the said Acts. 1081
CII. An Act to continue until the First Day of January One thousand eight hundred and fifty-one an Act for exempting certain Bills of Exchange and Promissory Notes from the Operation of the Laws relating to Usury.
CIII. An Act to continue until the Thirty-first Day of August One thousand eight hundred and forty-eight, and to the End of the next Session of Parliament, and to amend, an Act of the Fifth and Sixth Years of Her present Majesty, for permitting Wheat to be delivered from the Warehouse or the Vessel Duty-free, upon the previous Substitution of an equivalent Quantity of Flour or Biscuit in the Warehouse.
CIV. An Act to empower the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Woods to appropriate to Building Purposes the Area of Darby Court, in the Parish of Saint James Westminster.
CV. An Act for amending certain Acts of the Fourth and Fifth Years of the Reign of Her Majesty, for facilitating the Administration of Justice in the Court of Chancery; and for providing for the Discharge of the Duties of the Subpoena Office after the Death, Resignation, or Removal of the present Patentee of that Office.
CVI. An Act to amend the Law of Real Property.
CVII. An Act for the Establishment of a Central Asylum for Insane Persons charged with Offences in Ireland; and to amend the Act relating to the Prevention of Offences by Insane Persons, and the Acts respecting Asylums for the Insane Poor in Ireland; and for appropriating the Lunatic Asylum in the City of Cork to the Purposes of a District Lunatic Asylum.
CVIII. An Act for the further Amendment of an Act of the Sixth Year of Her present Majesty, for regulating the Irish Fisheries.
CIX. An Act to amend the Law concerning Games and Wagers. 1123 CX. An Act for the better collecting Borough and Watch Rates in certain Places.
CXI. An Act to amend the Laws relating to the assessing of County Rates.
CXII. An Act to render the Assignment of satisfied Terms
CXIII. An Act to facilitate the Admission in Evidence of certain official and other Documents.
CXIV. An Act for the Abolition of certain Fees in Criminal Proceedings.
CXV. An Act for the Appointment of a Taxing Master for the High Court of Chancery in Ireland.
CXVI. An Act for the Protection of Seamen entering on board Merchant Ships.
CXVII. An Act to amend the Laws relating to the Removal of poor Persons born in Scotland, Ireland, the Islands of Man, Scilly, Jersey, or Guernsey, and chargeable in England.
CXVIII. An Act to facilitate the Inclosure and Improvement of Commons and Lands held in common, the Exchange of Lands, and the Division of intermixed Lands; to provide Remedies for defective or incomplete Executions, and for the Non-execution of the Powers of general and local Inclosure Acts; and to provide for the Revival of such Powers in certain Cases.
CXIX. An Act to facilitate the Conveyance of Real Property.
CXX. An Act for facilitating Execution of the Treaties with France and the United States of America for the Apprehension of certain Offenders.
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CXXI. An Act to amend and explain certain Provisions of an Act of the Third and Fourth Years of Her present Majesty, for annexing certain Parts of certain Counties of Cities to adjoining Counties, for making further Provision for Compensation of Officers in Boroughs, for limiting the Borough Rate, and for continuing an Act to restrain the Alienation of Corporate Property in Ireland.
CXXII. An Act to amend an Act, intituled An Act to carry into execution a Convention between His Majesty and the Emperor of Brazil, for the Regulation and final Abolition of the African Slave Trade.
CXXIII. An Act to authorize until the End of the next Session of Parliament an Alteration of the Annuities and Premiums of the Naval Medical Supplemental Fund Society.
CXXIV. An Act to facilitate the granting of certain Leases.
CXXV. An Act to continue until the Thirty-first Day of July One thousand eight hundred and forty-six, and to the End of the then Session of Parliament, certain Acts for regulating Turnpike Roads in Ireland. 1267
CXXVI. An Act to amend the Laws for the Provision and Regulation of Lunatic Asylums for Counties and Boroughs, and for the Maintenance and Care of Pauper Lunatics, in England.
CXXVII. An Act for the better securing the Payment of Small Debts. CXXVIII. An Act to make further Regulations respecting the Tickets of Work to be delivered to Silk Weavers in certain Cases.
CXXIX. An Act for raising the Sum of Nine millions and twenty-four thousand nine hundred Pounds by Exchequer Bills, for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and forty-five.
CXXX. An Act to apply the Sum of Ten millions eight hundred sixty-nine thousand two hundred and thirty-nine Pounds One Shilling and Seven-pence out of the Consolidated Fund, and certain other Sums, to the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and forty-five, and to appropriate the Supplies granted in this Session of Parliament.
PUBLIC GENERAL STATUTES,
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 forty-five.
Most Gracious Sovereign,
[18th March 1845.]
WE, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal Subjects, the Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, in Parliament assembled, towards making good the Supply which we have cheerfully granted to Your Majesty in this Session of Parliament, have resolved to grant unto Your Majesty the Sum herein-after mentioned; and do therefore most humbly beseech Your Majesty that it may be enacted; and be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That there shall and may be issued and There shall be applied, for or towards making good the Supply granted to Her applied, for the Majesty for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hun- Year 1845, the dred and forty-five, the Sum of Eight Millions out of the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury solidated Fund. of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, or any Three or more of them, or the Lord High Treasurer of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland for the Time being, are or is hereby authorized and empowered to issue and apply the same accordingly.
Service of the
II. And be it enacted, That it shall be lawful for the said The Treasury Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, or any Three or may cause more of them, from Time to Time, by Warrant under their of Exchequer Hands, to cause or direct any Number of Exchequer Bills to Bills to be made be made out at the Receipt of Her Majesty's Exchequer at out in manner Westminster for any Sum or Sums of Money not exceeding in 48 G. 3. c. 1. the whole the Sum of Eight Millions, and such Exchequer 4 & 5 W.4. c. 15. Bills shall be made out in the same or like Manner, Form, and and 5 & 6 Vict. Order, and according to the same or like Rules and Directions, as are directed and prescribed in an Act passed in the Fortyeighth Year of the Reign of His Majesty King George the Third, intituled An Act for regulating the issuing and paying off [No. 1. Price 2d.]
Acts extended to this Act.
of Exchequer Bills, and in another Act passed in the Session of Parliament holden in the Fourth and Fifth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King William the Fourth, intituled An Act to regulate the Office of the Receipt of His Majesty's Exchequer at Westminster, and in another Act passed in the Session of Parliament holden in the Fifth and Sixth Years of the Reign of Her present Majesty, intituled An Act for further regulating the Preparation and Issue of Exchequer Bills.
III. And be it enacted, That all and every the Clauses, Pro&c. in recited visoes, Powers, Privileges, Advantages, Penalties, Forfeitures, and Disabilities contained in the said recited Acts shall be applied and extended to the Exchequer Bills to be made out in pursuance of this Act, as fully and effectually to all Intents and Purposes as if the said several Clauses, Provisoes, Powers, Privileges, Advantages, Penalties, Forfeitures, and Disabilities had been particularly repeated and re-enacted in the Body of this Act.
IV. And be it enacted, That the Exchequer Bills to be made out in pursuance of this Act shall and may bear an Interest not exceeding the Rate of Three-pence Halfpenny per Centum per Diem, upon or in respect of the whole of the Monies respectively contained therein.
V. And be it declared and enacted, That it shall and may be lawful for the Governor and Company of the Bank of England, and they are hereby empowered, to take, accept, and receive the Exchequer Bills authorized to be made out in pursuance of this Act, and to advance or lend to Her Majesty, at the Receipt of the Exchequer at Westminster, upon the Credit of the Sum granted by this Act out of the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, any Sum or Sums of Money not exceeding in the whole the Sum of Eight Millions, any thing in an Act passed in the Fifth and Sixth Years of the Reign of King William and Queen Mary, intituled An Act for granting to their Majesties several Rates and Duties upon the Tonnage of Ships and Vessels, and upon Beer, Ale, and other Liquors; and for securing certain Recompences and Advantages in the said Act mentioned to such Persons as shall voluntarily advance the Sum of One million five hundred thousand Pounds towards carrying on the War against France, or in any other Act or Acts, to the contrary notwithstanding.
VI. And be it enacted, That it shall be lawful for the said Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, and they are hereby authorized and empowered, to cause such Bills as shall be prepared by virtue of this Act to be delivered from Time to Time to the Governor and Company of the Bank of England, in such Proportions as the Public Service may require, as Security for any Advance or Advances which may be made to Her Majesty by the said Governor and Company of the Bank of England under the Authority of this Act.
VII. And be it enacted, That it shall be lawful for the said Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury to issue and apply from Time to Time all such Sums of Money as shall be raised