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An order made by the Local Government Board in pursuance of this section may be enforced by writ of Mandamus.
5. Whereas on the eighth day of October one thousand eight Cancellation hundred and forty-nine, a loan of four thousand five hundred and of debt due in respect of forty pounds was advanced by the Public Works Loan Commis- Wigan Church. sioners, in pursuance of the Acts relating to loans by those Commissioners, towards the re-building of the parish church of All Saints in the parish of Wigan, in the county of Lancaster, and was to be repaid, with interest at the rate of four per cent. per annum, by equal annual instalments of two hundred and twenty-seven pounds, in twenty years from the aforesaid date :
And whereas the said loan was charged upon the church rates of the said parish of Wigan :
And whereas four of the said annual instalments only were repaid, amounting to the sum of nine hundred and eight pounds, and the remainder of the principal sum and large arrears of interest remain due and unpaid:
And whereas in the year one thousand eight hundred and sixtyseven proceedings were taken to enforce payment of the said principal and interest of the said loan, and in the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six judgment was finally delivered in the House of Lords, whereby it was declared that in consequence of the lapse of time and change of circumstances the churchwardens and the church rates of the parish of Wigan were no longer liable to repay the said principal and interest, and it is expedient expressly to cancel the said loan in the books of the Public Works Loan Commissioners: Be it therefore enacted as follows:
So much of the loan advanced by the Public Works Loan Commissioners to the church wardens of the parish of Wigan, in the county of Lancaster, in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine, as remains unpaid, and all arrears of interest due thereon, are hereby cancelled.
6. So much of any Act as requires the Public Works Loan Repeal of Commissioners to take in respect of any loan advanced by them obligation of under that Act in preference to any other securities, all or such one Works Loan or more of the securities issuable under the Local Loans Act, 1875, Commissioners as they may prefer, is hereby repealed, and the security for any ties under such loan may be given and taken under and pursuant to the Public 38 & 39 Vict. Works Loans Act, 1875.
Public Works Commissioners, Ireland.
to take securi
7. For the purpose of loans by the Commissioners of Public Grant of Works in Ireland, any sum or sums not exceeding in the whole 800,000l. for eight hundred thousand pounds may be issued out of the Consoli- loan by Comdated Fund of the United Kingdom, or the growing produce thereof, Public Works in manner provided by Part Two of the Public Works Loans in Ireland (Ireland) Act, 1877, during the period ending on the thirtieth day period ending during the of June one thousand eight hundred and seventy-nine, or on any the 30th of earlier day on which a further Act authorising the issue of money June 1879. for those loans comes into operation.
The Treasury may, in the manner and subject to the limitations provided by Part Two of the said Act, borrow the said sum or any part thereof.
40 & 41 Vict.
Short title. Costs of intervention.
power given by 22 & 23 Vict.
c. 61. s. 5.
An Act to amend the Matrimonial Causes Acts.
[27th May 1878.]
E 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, as follows:
1. This Act may be cited as the Matrimonial Causes Act, 1878. 2. Where the Queen's proctor or any other person shall intervene or show cause against a decree nisi in any suit or proceeding for divorce or for nullity of marriage, the Court may make such order as to the costs of the Queen's proctor, or of any other person who shall intervene or show cause as aforesaid, or of all and every party or parties thereto, occasioned by such intervention or showing cause as aforesaid, as may seem just; and the Queen's proctor, any other person as aforesaid, and such party or parties shall be entitled to recover such costs in like manner as in other cases: Provided that the Treasury may, if it shall think fit, order any costs which the Queen's proctor shall, by any order of the Court made under this section, pay to the said party or parties, to be deemed to be part of the expenses of his office.
3. The Court may exercise the powers vested in it by the provisions of section five of the Act of the twenty-second and twenty-third years of Victoria, chapter sixty-one, notwithstanding that there are no children of the marriage.
4. If a husband shall be convicted summarily or otherwise of an aggravated assault within the meaning of the statute twentyfourth and twenty-fifth Victoria, chapter one hundred, section fortymay order that three, upon his wife, the Court or magistrate before whom he shall
wife be not
be so convicted may, if satisfied that the future safety of the wife
1. That the husband shall pay to his wife such weekly sum as
Provided always, that no order for payment of money by the husband, or for the custody of children by the wife, shall be made
in favour of a wife who shall be proved to have committed adultery.
unless such adultery has been condoned; and that any order for payment of money or for the custody of children may be discharged by the Court or magistrate by whom such order was made upon proof that the wife has since the making thereof been guilty of adultery; and provided also, that all orders made under this section shall be subject to appeal to the Probate and Admiralty Division of the High Court of Justice.
An Act to provide for returns respecting Continuous
[17th June 1878.] 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, as follows:
1. This Act may be cited as the Railway Returns (Continuous Short title. Brakes) Act, 1878.
2. Every railway company shall twice in every year make to Returns to be the Board of Trade returns respecting the use of continuous brakes made twice a on the passenger trains running on the railways worked by such
year by railway companies to Board of
The returns shall contain the particulars and be in the form specified in the schedule to this Act, or shall contain such other brakes. particulars and be in such other form as the Board of Trade from time to time prescribe; and the Board of Trade may in any case dispense with any part of the returns where they deem the same inapplicable.
The returns shall be made for the six months ending on the last day of December and the last day of June in every year, or on such other days as the Board of Trade from time to time direct, and shall be made within fourteen days after the expiration of each six months.
Every return shall be signed by the officer of the company responsible for the correctness of the return, and by the chairman or deputy chairman of the directors of the company, or where there are no directors by the individual or one of the individuals bound to make the return.
Any railway company who fail to comply with this section shall be liable on summary conviction before a court of summary jurisdiction to a fine not exceeding five pounds for every day during which the default continues.
Any person who makes or is privy to the making of a return under this Act which is to his knowledge false in any particular shall be liable on summary conviction before a court of summary jurisdiction to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds.
Expressions in this Act have the same meaning as they have in the Regulation of Railways Act, 1871.
34 & 35 Vict. c. 78.
RETURN for the Six Months ending on the
Amount of Stock fitted
during the above
RETURN for the Six Months ending on the
day of 18 of all cases in which Continuous Brakes have, from any cause, failed to act when required to be brought into action on any railway worked by the
Particulars of circumstances relating to the causes of failure.
RETURN for the Six Months ending on the
of all cases in which Continuous Brakes have
not been used on any Passenger Train running on a railway worked
Name of Railway Company.
An Act to apply the sum of Seven million five hundred
Most Gracious Sovereign,
1. The Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury for the time Issue of being may issue out of the Consolidated Fund of the United of the ConsoliKingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and apply towards making dated Fund for good the supply granted to Her Majesty for the service of the the service of the year ending year ending on the thirty-first day of March one thousand eight 31st March