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CA P. XIX.
An Act to amend an Act of the Sixth and Seventh Years of

His late Majesty King William the Fourth, for consolidating
the Laws relating to the Presentment of Public Money by
Grand Juries in Ireland, so as to enable the Grand Jury of
the County of Waterford to make Presentments on account
of the Fever Hospital of the said County, although situate

in the County of the City of Waterford. [1st July 1839.] :WH

HEREAS an Act was passed in the Session of Parliament

holden in the Sixth and Seventh Years of the Reign of • His late Majesty King William the Fourth, intituled An Act to 6&7W.4.c.116. * consolidate and amend the Laws relating to the Presentment of * Public Money by Grand Juries in Ireland, whereby it was among

other things enacted, that “where any Fever Hospital has been • or shall be established in and for any County it shall and may be • lawful for the Grand Jury of such County to present such Sum ' or Sums of Money, not exceeding the Sum of Two hundred and fifty Pounds, at each Assizes, as shall appear to be necessary for the Support of any such County Fever Hospital, and that such • Sum shall be raised off the County at large, and levied and applied ' accordingly,” subject nevertheless to certain Restrictions and Regulations in the said Act contained: And whereas there is not any Fever Hospital established in and for the County of Waterford, but there is a Fever Hospital established in the City of

Waterford, which is used for the Purposes of the said County of Waterford as well as for the Purposes of the County of the said City of Waterford: And whereas it is expedient to authorize the * Grand Jury of the said County of Waterford to make such Pre

sentments for the Support of the said Hospital, although the same 'be not situate in the said County ;' be it therefore 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 it shall and may be lawful for the Grand Jury of the said Grand Jury of County of Waterford to present such Sum or Sums of Money, not County of exceeding the Sum of One hundred and fifty Pounds, at any As- Waterford may

make Presentsizes, as (regard being had to the Relief afforded by the said Hos

ments for Suppital to Persons in or from the County of Waterford) it shall appear port of the Fever just and necessary to contribute towards the Support of the said Hospital estabHospital in respect of such Relief, and that such Sum shall be lished in the raised off the said County of Wa erford at large, and levied and County of the applied accordingly, as if such Hospital were established in the said City of WaterCounty of Waterford, but subject always to the like Restrictions and for the County Regulations as are by the said Act provided in respect of Present- of Waterford, ments for the Support of the Fever Hospital established in and for although not any County : Provided always, that before any such Presentment situate in the shall be made the Grand Juries of the County of Waterford and of

latter County, the County of the City of Waterford shall meet at or before the Assizes at which such Presentment shall be made, and shall deliberate and agree upon the Proportions in which they shall respectively contribute towards the Support of the said Hospital; and that the Books of the said Hospital, and an Account of the Receipts

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and Expenditure thereof, from the Time of its Establishment to the Time of the first of such Presentments to be made after the passing of this Act, and afterwards from the Time of each Presentment till the Time when any further Presentment is required, shall, together with an Application for the Sum proposed to be presented by the Grand Jury of the said County of Waterford, be laid before the Presentment Sessions to be holden under the said Act for the County of Waterford at large, and also before the said Grand Jury of the said County by which such Presentment shall be made, and shall be approved at such Sessions and by such Grand Jury respectively; and the Chairman of the said Presentment Sessions and Grand Juries and each and such Grand Jury respectively may call before such Sessions and Grand Juries or Grand Jury respectively, and examine on Oath, every Officer of the said Hospital : Provided also, that the Presentments to be so made by the Grand Jury of the County of the City of Waterford and the Grand Jury of the County of Waterford, at any Assizes at which the Grand Jury of the County of Waterford shall so present any Sum or Sums of Money, shall be passed and fiated before one and the same Judge or before both the Judges of Assize who shall act under the Commission for the said County and County of the City of Waterford

at such Assizes. Grand Jury at II. Provided also, and be it enacted, That it shall be lawful for the next Assizes the Grand Jury of the County of Waterford so to present at the may present,

Assizes for the said County which shall be holden next after the &c.

passing of this Act, although no such Application shall have been made and approved of at any Presentment Sessions, if a Majority of the Justices of the Peace for the said County and of the Cesspayers appointed according to the said recited Act to attend the Presentment Sessions for the County of Waterford at large which shall have been holden next before such Assizes shall not memorialize the Grand Jury of the said County at such next Assizes

against such Presentment. Grand Jury of III. And be it enacted, That it shall be lawful for the Treasurer Waterford may of the Grand Jury of the County of the City of Waterford, if they present such

shall so direct, to make Application at the Presentment Sessions for Sums not ex

the County of Waterford at large which shall be holden next after ceeding 300l. as may have been the Assizes which shall be holden next after the passing of this Act paid out of the for Payment of such Sum or Sums, not exceeding in the whole Grand Jury the Sum of Three hundred Pounds, which shall appear to have Cess of the

been, prior to the said next Assizes, paid or expended out of the County of the City, in relief

Grand Jury Cess or Public Monies of the County of the City of of Persons in

Waterford towards the Support of the said Hospital in respect of or from the Relief afforded to Persons in or from the said County of WaterCounty. ford, or which it shall appear just that the said County of Waterford

should contribute in respect of such Relief, and thereupon it shall be lawful for the said Presentment Sessions to allow or approve of such Application as to the Whole or any Part of the Sum which shall be so applied for; and it shall be lawful for the Grand Jury of the County of Waterford, at the then next ensuing Assizes, to allow or approve and present the Whole or any part of the Sum which shall be so allowed or approved by such Presentment Sessions; and the Sum so presented shall be raised off the County of Waterford at large in like Manner as the Amount of any other

Presentment,

Presentment, and shall be paid over to the Treasurer of the Grand Jury of the County of the City of Waterford, and form Part of the Public Money of the said County of the City of Waterford, and be applied to such public Purposes in aid of the Grand Jury Cess of the said County of the City of Waterford as such Grand Jury Cess shall be applicable to, and as the Grand Jury of the County of the City of Waterford shall direct, and shall be brought into the Accounts of the said Treasurer accordingly: Provided always, that Books and Acthe Books of the said Hospital, and an Account of the Receipt and counts of the Expenditure thereof, and also of the Treasurer of the said County be required by of the City of Waterford, for such Time as the Chairman of the the Grand said Presentment Sessions or the said Grand Jury of the said Jury, &c. County of Waterford shall desire, shall be laid before the said Presentment Sessions and the said Grand Jury of the County of Waterford respectively; and the Chairman of the said Sessions may and the said last-mentioned Grand Jury shall call before them and examine on Oath all the Officers of the said Hospital, and also the Treasurer and Secretary of the Grand Jury of the County of the City of Waterford.

IV. And be it enacted, That this Act may be amended or Act may be repealed by any Act to be passed in this present Session of amended, &c. Parliament.

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CA P. XX.
An Act to authorize the Application of Part of the Land

Revenues of the Crown for the Erection of Stables and
Stable Offices contiguous to Windsor Castle.

[1st July 1839. WHEREAS for the more convenient Occupation by the

Queen's most Excellent Majesty, and Her Royal Establishment, of the Palace of Windsor Castle in the County of Berks, it is necessary that Stables and Stable Offices should be erected and built contiguous to the said Palace: And whereas it is expedient that the Hereditary Revenues belonging to Her Majesty in right of Her Crown should be made applicable, by and with the Consent and Approbation of the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, to the Purpose of defraying the Costs, Charges, and Expences of erecting, building, and completing such Stables and 'Stable Offices aforesaid:' Be it therefore 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 it Part of the shall and may be lawful to and for the Commissioners of Her Land Revenues Majesty's Woods, Forests, Land Revenues, Works, and Buildings, may be appro(by and with the Consent and Approbation of the Commissioners priated for the

Purpose of of Her Majesty's Treasury for the Time being, or any Three of

building Stables, them,) to pay, apply, and appropriate any Sum or Sums of Money &c. at Windsor. (not exceeding in the whole the Sum of Seventy thousand Pounds), already arisen or which shall or may hereafter arise from Sales of Portions of the Land Revenues of the Crown under their Care and Management, in and towards the Payment and Discharge of the Costs, Charges, and Expences of erecting, building, and completing

Stables

Stables and Stable Offices contiguous to Her Majesty's Palace of
Windsor Castle aforesaid, for the Convenience and Accommoda-

tion of Her Majesty and Her Royal Establishment at Windsor. Stables, &c. II. And be it enacted, That the said Stables and Stable Offices when built to so to be erected and built as aforesaid shall, together with the Site be vested in

of the same, become and be vested in Her Majesty, Her Heirs and Her Majesty.

Successors, as Part of the Hereditary Revenues belonging to Her
Majesty in right of the Crown.

CA P. XXI.
An Act for granting to Her Majesty, until the Fifth Day of

July One thousand eight hundred and forty, certain Duties
on Sugar imported into the United Kingdom, for the Ser-
vice of the Year One thousand eight hundred and thirty-
nine.

[4th July 1839.] Most Gracious Sovereign, WE

TE, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal Subjects, the

Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in Parliament assembled, towards raising the necessary • Supplies to defray Your Majesty's public Expences, have freely • and voluntarily resolved to give and grant unto Your Majesty the • Duties herein-after mentioned ;' and therefore do 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 Duties im- same, That the Duties imposed on Sugar and Molasses by an Act posed by passed in the Sixth and Seventh Years of the Reign of His late 6& ? W. 4.c.26. Majesty King William the Fourth, intituled An Act for granting continued till

to His Majesty, until the Fifth Day of July One thousand eight 5th July 1840.

hundred and thirty-seven, certain Duties on Sugar imported into the United Kingdom, for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, shall be further continued until the

Fifth Day of July One thousand eight hundred and forty. Collection of II. And be it enacted, That the Duties hereby continued shall the Duties. be collected, paid, and accounted for in such and the like Manner

as if the said Duties had been continued to the Fifth Day of July One thousand eight hundred and forty by the said recited

Act. Bounties on

III. And be it enacted, That the respective Bounties now pay. certain Descrip- able on Sugar by an Act passed in the Third and Fourth Years of tions of refined the Reign of His said late Majesty, intituled An Act to grant cerSugar.

tain Bounties and Allowances of Customs, and also by an Act passed in the last Session of Parliament, for granting certain Duties on Sugar, shall continue to be allowed and paid so long as the Duties on the Importation of Sugar imposed by the said firstrecited Act shall remain in force or be further continued by any

Act hereafter to be passed. Her Majesty IV. Provided always, and be it enacted, That if at any Time may allow the satisfactory Proof shall have been laid before Her Majesty in Importation of Council that the Importation of Foreign Sugar into any British Sugar the Growth of cer.

Possession within the Limits of the East India Company's Charter tain British is prohibited, it shall be lawful for Her Majesty, by and with the

any such

Advice of Her Privy Council, or by Her Majesty's Order in Possessions at Council to be published from Time to Time in the London Ga- the lower Rate

of Duty. zette, to allow the Importation of Sugar the Growth of British Possession at the lower Rate of Duty in the said firstrecited Act specified, in like Manner and under the same Restrictions and Conditions as Sugar the Growth of the Presidency of Fort William in Bengal may be imported subject to a lower Rate of Duty under the Provisions of the said first-recited Act. “ Separate Accounts to be kept in the Exchequer of the Duties

arising in Great Britain. Duties arising in Ireland to be paid " into the Exchequer there, g 5. The Treasury may direct Ex“ chequer Bills to be made out not exceeding 3,000,0001.–56. “ Powers of 48 G. 3. c. 1. extended to this Act, s 7. Exchequer “ Bills to bear an Interest, § 8. Bank of England may advance

Money on the Credit of this Act, notwithstanding 5 & 6 W. & M.

c. 20.,—5 9. Bills to be delivered to the Bank of England as " Security for Advances, § 10. Exchequer Bills to be charged on " the Duties granted by this Act, g 11. Money due to be paid “ out of next Aids, 12. Surplus Monies to be carried to Conso“ lidated Pund, Ø 13. Treasurer to allow necessary Charges of “ making forth new Exchequer Bills, $ 14. Monies issued to be “ replaced out of first Supplies, s 15. "Act may be altered, § 16."

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CA P. XXII.
An Act to enable Justices of Assize on their Circuits to take

Inquisition of all Pleas in the Court of Exchequer of Pleas
which shall be brought before them without a Special
Commission for that Purpose.

[4th July 1839.] WH HEREAS by the Statute commonly called “ The Statute Stat. West. 2.

of Westminster the Second," passed in the Thirteenth 13 Edw. 1. • Year of the Reign of King Edward the First, the Justices of c. 30. ' Assize on their several Circuits are einpowered to take Inqui

sitions of all Pleas in the Courts of Queen's Bench and Common * Pleas : And whereas it is expedient to extend the said Power 'to Pleas in the Court of Exchequer, in order to put an end to

the Practice which has hitherto obtained of issuing a separate ' Commission from the said Court upon each Record brought

therefrom before the Judges of Assize:' Be it therefore 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 from and after the passing of this Act it shall be lawful Justices of Asfor all Justices of Assize, and they are hereby authorized and em

size may try powered, on their respective Circuits, to try Causes and take In- Causes, &c. quisitions of Pleas pending in the Court of Exchequer of Pleas Exchequer which shall be brought before them, and to proceed thereon in like without a Spe. Manner as they can or may do in respect of Causes and Pleas cial Commispending in the Courts of Queen's Bench and Common Pleas under sion. and by virtue of the said Act, or by any other Law, Statute, or Usage whatsoever; and that it shall noť be necessary hereafter to issue any Commission from the said Court of Exchequer of Pleas for that Purpose. 2 & 3 Vict.

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