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PUBLIC GENERAL STATUTES,
THE EIGHTEENTH AND NINETEENTH YEARS
OF THE REIGN OF HER MAJESTY
PRINTED BY GEORGE EDWARD EYRE AND WILLIAM SPOTTISWOODE,
And published in Numbers, Price 2d. each,
AT THE QUEEN'S PRINTING OFFICE, EAST HARDING STREET,
NEAR FLEET STREET.
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The Public GENERAL STATUTES passed in the
Third Session of the SIXTEENTH Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
18 & 19 VICTORIA.
PUBLIC GENERAL ACTS.
the Militia out of the United Kingdom, for the vigorous Prosecution of the War.
3 II. An Act to permit Foreigners to be enlisted and to serve as Officers and Soldiers in Her Majesty's Forces.
7 III. An Act to carry into effect a Treaty between Her Majesty and the United States of America.
9 IV. An Act to amend the Act for limiting the Time of Service in the Army.
14 V. 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.
16 VI. 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.
18 VII. An Act to extend to Ireland the Provisions of the
Eighteenth Section of the Common Law Procedure Act, 1854.
20 VIII. An Act for raising the Sum of Seventeen millions one
hundred and eighty-three thousand Pounds by Exchequer Bills for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and fifty-five.
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IX. 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.
X. An Act to enable a Third Principal Secretary and a Third Under Secretary of State to sit in the House of Commons.
XI. An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the
XIII. An Act to explain and amend the Lunacy Regulation Act, 1853.
XIV. An Act to authorize the Inclosure of certain Lands in pursuance of a Report of the Inclosure Commissioners for England and Wales.
XV. An Act for the better Protection of Purchasers against Judgments, Crown Debts, Cases of Lis pendens, and Life Annuities or Rentcharges.
XVI. An Act to authorize the letting Parts of the Royal
156 XIX. 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 indemnify them against the Consequences of such Omission, and to amend the Law relating to the Militia in Ireland.
XX. An Act for granting to Her Majesty an increased Rate of Duty on Profits arising from Property, Professions, Trades, and Offices.
168 XXI. An Act for granting certain Duties of Customs on Tea, Coffee, Sugar, and other Articles. XXII. An Act for granting certain additional Rates and Duties of Excise.
XXIII. An Act to alter in certain respects the Law of Intestate Moveable Succession in Scotland.
XXIV. 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. 184 XXV. An Act to allow Affirmations or Declarations to be made instead of Oaths in certain Cases in Scotland. 185
XXVI. An Act to continue an Act of the Thirteenth and
Fourteenth Years of Her present Majesty, for enabling the Judges of the Courts of Common Law at Westminster to alter the Forms of Pleading.
186 XXVII. 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.
187 XXVIII. 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 Commissioners.
190 XXIX. An Act to make further Provision for the Regis
tration of Births, Deaths, and Marriages in Scotland. 191 XXX. 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 Purpose.
194 XXXI. An Act to confirm the Incorporation of the Borough of Brighton.
195 XXXII. An Act to amend and extend the Jurisdiction of the Stannary Court.
196 XXXIII. An Act to prevent Doubts as to the Validity of certain Proceedings in the House of Commons.
216 XXXIV. An Act to provide for the Education of Children in the Receipt of Out-door Relief.
217 XXXV. 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.
218 XXXVI. An Act to repeal the Stamp Duties payable on
Matriculation and Degrees in the University of Oxford. 219 XXXVII. An Act to apply the Sum of Ten Millions out of
the Consolidated Fund to the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and fifiy-five.
220 XXXVIII. An Act to allow Spirit of Wine to be used
Duty-free in the Arts and Manufactures of the United Kingdom.
222 XXXIX. An Act to facilitate Grants of Lands and Tene
ments for the Purpose of Religious Worship and other Purposes connected therewith.
227 XL. An Act for further promoting the Establishment of free Public Libraries and Museums in Ireland.
232 XLI. An Act for abolishing the Jurisdiction of the Ecclesiastical Courts of England and
of England and Wales in Suits for Defamation.
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