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Distillers in Scotland and Ireland may warehouse Spirits in Casks herein de
scribed, subject to the Regula tions respecting
distilling, warehousing and Removal of Spirits.
Treasurers of Counties within the Time herein mentioned to pay to Collectors of Excise
all Sums received for public Purposes, and Balances in hand.
lations as the Commissioners of Excise, or any Two of them, shall from time to time direct or order, in any Warehouse pro'vided or approved of by the Commissioners of Excise; provided always, that all such Spirits shall be contained in Casks of not 'less than One hundred Gallons Content each: And Whereas it is expedient that the Quantity in which such Spirits may be so warehoused should be altered;' Be it therefore enacted, That from and after the passing of this Act it shall and may be lawful for every such Distiller or Maker of Spirits so to warehouse any such Spirits as aforesaid, in Casks which shall contain not less than Eighty Gallons each, subject to and under in all other respects the Rules and Regulations in force in Scotland and Ireland respectively relating to the distilling, warehousing and Removal of such Spirits.
VIII. And Whereas under and by virtue of the several Acts in force in Ireland the Lord Lieutenant or other Chief Governor or Governors of Ireland for the Time being is and are autho'rized to order Advances of Money to be made from time to time out of the Produce of the Consolidated Fund of Great 'Britain and Ireland arising in Ireland, towards defraying the Expences of performing or carrying on certain public Works, and for other public Purposes in the said Acts mentioned, and also towards defraying the Expences incurred in carrying into Execution the several Acts for the Appointment of Magistrates and Constables in certain Cases; and the several Collectors of Excise are also authorized and required to advance and pay certain other Sums of Money for other public Purposes; and 'several of the Sums of Money so advanced are directed to be repaid, and to be raised and levied by a Presentment of the Grand Jury; and the Treasurer of every County, County of a City or County of a Town in Ireland is directed and required, when any such Sum or Sums shall be received by him, to pay the same over to the Collector of Excise of the District in which such County, County of a City or County of a Town shall be situate, to be accounted for by him as any other public Money in his Hands; and it is expedient to provide for the more regular and speedy Payment to such Collector of all such Sum and Sums of Money as shall be levied and received as aforesaid ;' Be it therefore enacted, That the Treasurer of every County, County of a City and County of a Town in Ireland shall and he is hereby directed and required, within Twenty Days next after the Commencement of each Assizes (or Term, if in the County or County of the City of Dublin), to pay to the Collector of Excise of the District or Collection in which such County, County of a City or County of a Town shall be situate, all and every such Sum and Sums of Money as such Treasurer shall have received on any of the Accounts aforesaid, and any Balance or Balances which shall then be in his Hands; and if any such Treasurer shall neglect to pay over to the Collector of Excise in Manner and within the Time aforesaid all such Sum or Sums of Money and all and every such Balance and Balances as aforesaid, he shall for every such Default forfeit the Sum of Fifty Pounds, together with a Sum after the Rate of Six Pounds per Centum per Annum on the Amount of the Money so by him not paid over as aforesaid, for
may pay such Sums to Col
lector of Excise in Dublin
such Time as he shall not pay over the same as aforesaid, every such Penalty to be sued for and recovered by Action, Bill, Plaint or Information in any Court of Record in Ireland, by or in the Name of His Majesty's Attorney General for Ireland, for the Use of His Majesty, and in which Proceedings no Essoign, Protection, Wager of Law or more than One Imparlance, shall be allowed: Provided always, that it shall and may be lawful for the Treasurer of every County, County of a City or County of a Town, if he shall think proper, to pay within the Time aforesaid all such Sum and Sums of Money and Balance and Balances aforesaid to the Collector of Excise in Dublin at his Office in the Custom within the House in the City of Dublin; and such Treasurer making such Time limited, Payment shall and he is hereby required to transmit, within Four transmitting the Days after the making of the same, to the proper Collector of AcknowledgeExcise of the District or Collection aforesaid, the Acknowledge- Payment to ment of the Collector of Excise in Dublin of such Payment; and District Collecevery such Collector of the District or Collection aforesaid shall tor, who shall immediately and without Delay, upon receiving every such Ac- give a Receipt knowledgement, transmit to such Treasurer his Receipt for the to Treasurer Sum which shall be expressed in the Acknowledgement which free from Peshall be so given by such Collector in Dublin, and such Receipt shall be a sufficient Discharge to such Treasurer for the Sum expressed therein; and every such Treasurer who shall so obtain such Acknowledgement of the Collector of Excise in Dublin, and shall transmit the same to the proper Collector of Excise of the District or Collection aforesaid, according to the Directions aforesaid, shall not be liable to any such Penalties aforesaid; any Thing thereinbefore contained to the contrary not withstanding,
An Act for raising the Sum of Thirteen millions two hundred thousand Pounds by Exchequer Bills, for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and twenty six.
[26th May 1826.] [This Act is the same as Cap. 2. ante, except as to the Sum
CA P. LI.
An Act to confirm Sales made by the Surveyor General and the Commissioners of the Land Revenue of the Crown, under an Act of the Forty eighth Year of His late Majesty. [26th May 1826.]
ment of such
48 G. 3. c.73.
the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Third, reciting 'intituled An Act to improve the Land Revenue of the Crown in England, and also of His Majesty's Duchy of Lancaster; reciting an Act passed in the Thirty eighth Year of His said late Majesty's 38 G.3. c.60. Reign, intituled An Act for making perpetual, subject to Redemp'tion and Purchase in the Manner therein stated, the several Sums of Money now charged in Great Britain as a Land Tax for One Year, from the Twenty fifth Day of March One thousand seven hundred and ninety eight; and another Act passed in the Forty ⚫ second
42 G.3. c.116. $133.
48 G.3. c.73. $ 13.
'second Year of His said late Majesty's Reign, intituled An Act 'for consolidating the Provisions of the several Acts passed for the Redemption and Sale of the Land Tax into one Act, and for making further Provision for the Redemption and Sale thereof; and for removing Doubts respecting the Right of Persons claiming to vote at Elections for Knights of the Shire and other Members 'to serve in Parliament, in respect of Messuages, Lands or Tene'ments, the Land Tax upon which shall have been redeemed or 'purchased; by which the Surveyor General of the Land Revenues of the Crown for the Time being was empowered to contract for the Sale from time to time of such or so much of the • Manors, Messuages, Lands, Tenements, Tithes, Mines, Minerals, Collieries, Woods, Wood Grounds, Fens, Marshes or Waste Lands, belonging to the Crown, within the Survey or Receipt of the Exchequer in England, as would raise a Sum sufficient for the Redemption of the Land Tax charged on the Land Revenue belonging to the Crown; and reciting, that in pursuance of the 'said recited Provision certain Parts of the Property of the Crown which were least productive in proportion to their Value had been selected for the Purpose of being sold, and a large Part thereof had actually been sold to great Advantage and the Augmentation of the Land Revenue of the Crown, but a considerable Portion of the different Kinds of Property so selected for Sale would still remain undisposed of after the necessary Fund for the Redemption of such Land Tax should have been raised, and that it was expedient that Power should be continued to the said Surveyor General to sell the said Portion of Property so remaining undisposed of under the said therein recited Acts, and to make further Sales of Property of the like Description; it was enacted, that it should be lawful for the said Surveyor General for the Time being to contract or agree with any Person or Persons, or any Bodies Politic or Corporate, for the Sale from time to time of such Manors or Lordships belonging to the Crown as consisted of Manorial Rights and Quit Rents without any Lands or with very small Quantities of 'Land belonging to them, and where the greater Part of the Lands over which the Manorial Rights extended was the Property of Individuals, and of Manors or Lands of which His Majesty was not the sole Proprietor, but was entitled to an undivided Share jointly with Individuals, and of Lands dispersed in small Quantities and intermixed with the Property of Individuals, and lying remote from other Property belonging to the Crown, and of Grounds or Buildings appertaining to or anciently held with any Castle or strong Building then or then lately used for a Common Gaol, or with any Building used for holding the Assizes or Sessions in any County or District, or for a Court House or Gaoler's House, or in which the Magistrates of any County or District might claim to have Rights, from Length of Use or Enjoyment, for the public Purposes of such County or District, and of Tithes belonging to the Crown issuing out of Lands which were the Property of Individuals, and of Mills, Fisheries and Ferries, and Mooring Chains and Wastes belonging to the Crown, the Possession of which had been usurped or 'encroached upon, for the best Prices or Considerations in Money which the said Surveyor General should be able to procure for
the same, and the Purchase Money to be paid for the same should from time to time be paid into the Bank of England, to the Account of the Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury, in like Manner as the Monies arising from the Sales of Land Revenue authorized by the said therein recited Acts of the Thirty eighth and Forty second Years of His then present Majesty were directed to be paid; and all Sales made under the now reciting Act of the Property thereinbefore described ⚫ should be made in the same Manner and Form, and under the like Rules and Regulations and Provisions, and should be to all Intents and Purposes as valid and effectual, as if the same had 'been made under the said recited Acts of the Thirty eighth and Forty second Years of His then present Majesty, or either of them: And Whereas by an Act passed in the Fiftieth Year of 50 G.S. c.65. the Reign of His said late Majesty King George the Third, 'intituled An Act for uniting the Offices of Surveyor General of the Land Revenues of the Crown, and Surveyor General of His Majesty's Woods, Forests, Parks and Chases, it was amongst other Things enacted, that the Business thitherto transacted and the Powers exercised by the Surveyor General of the Land • Revenue of the Crown, and also the Business thitherto transacted and the Powers exercised by and the Revenue under the Management of the Surveyors or Surveyor General of His • Majesty's Woods, Forests, Parks and Chases, should be jointly conducted and managed by the Commissioners to be appointed by His Majesty as therein mentioned; and such Commissioners so to be appointed should be and be called "The Commissioners of His Majesty's Woods, Forests and Land Revenues;" and that all Acts, Matters and Things to be done by them should be as valid and effectual, to all Intents and Purposes, as if the same had been done by any such Surveyor General of the Land Revenue of the Crown, or by any such Surveyors or Surveyor General of His Majesty's Woods, Forests, Parks and Chases, or of any of them: And Whereas several Sales have been made and completed (by and under the Authority and Direction of the Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury of the United • Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland) by the Surveyor General of the Land Revenues of the Crown, and by the Commissioners of His Majesty's Woods, Forests and Land Revenues, of Estates, Lands and Hereditaments belonging to His Majesty, to Sir Herbert Taylor, a Knight Companion of the Bath, and a Lieutenant General in His Majesty's Army, and several other Per'sons; and such Estates, Lands and Hereditaments have been conveyed to the respective Purchasers in the Manner and Form • prescribed by the said Act of the Forty eighth Year of the Reign of His said late Majesty, and the Purchase Monies arising from such Sales have been applied and disposed of according to the Directions of the same Act: And Whereas Doubts have arisen whether some of the Estates, Lands and Hereditaments so sold as aforesaid are within the Description of Lands or Hereditaments referred to in the said recited Act of the Forty eighth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, and thereby authorized 'to be sold as aforesaid: And Whereas it is expedient that such • Doubts should be removed, and that all Sales which have been 'made of Estates, Lands and Hereditaments belonging to the
Sales of Lands,
&c. made by Surveyor General of Land Revenues or
of Woods and
under 48 G.3.
c. 73. con
who have conformed to the Directions of the said Act to have peaceable
Crown under the said recited Act should be confirmed:' Be it therefore enacted by the King'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 all Sales which have been made under the Direction and with the Consent of the said Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury, by the Surveyor General of the Land Revenues of the Crown, or by the Commissioners of His Majesty's Commissioners Woods, Forests and Land Revenues, by and under the Authority or supposed Authority of the said recited Act of the Forty eighth Year of His late Majesty King George the Third, as aforesaid, or according to the Forms prescribed by the said Act, shall be and the same are hereby ratified and confirmed and made valid, as fully and effectually, to all Intents and Purposes whatsoever, as if the Estates, Lands and Hereditaments so sold as aforesaid had the Purchasers been particularly mentioned and specifically described in the said Act; and the respective Purchasers of such Estates, Lands and Hereditaments, who have obtained Certificates of their Purchases and inrolled the same, and paid the Purchase Monies therein mentioned as directed by the said last mentioned Act, and their respective Heirs, Successors and Assigns, shall be adjudged, deemed and taken to be in the actual Seisin and Possession of the Estates, Lands, Rights, Interests and Hereditaments so by them respectively purchased, and shall hold and enjoy the same peaceably and quietly, freed and discharged from all Claims and Demands of His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, or of any Person or Persons claiming under him or them, as fully and amply, to all Intents and Purposes, as His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, might or could have held and enjoyed the same if such Sales had not taken place; and such respective Purchaser or Purchasers, his, her or their Heirs, Successors or Assigns, shall not be liable to be hereafter disturbed under any Pretence or Pretences that the Estates, Lands and Hereditaments so sold and purchased by him, her or them as aforesaid, were not saleable under the Powers or Authorities of the said recited Act of the Forty eighth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty as aforesaid, or any other Pretence or Pretences whatsoever.
53 G.3. c.155.
CA P. LII.
An Act for defraying the Expence of any additional Naval
[26th May 1826.] HEREAS by an Act passed in the Fifty third Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Third, intituled An Act for continuing in the East India Company for a further Term the Possession of the British Territories in India, together with certain exclusive Privileges; for establishing fur'ther Regulations for the Government of the said Territories and the better Administration of Justice within the same; and for regulating the Trade to and from the Places within the Limits of the said Company's Charter, Provision is made for defraying all the Charges and Expences of raising and maintaining the Forces, as well European as Native, Military, Artillery and Marine, on the Establishments in the East Indies and Parts