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Act of the First Year of Her present Majesty for exempting

certain Bills of Exchange and Promissory Notes from the Ope-

ration of the Laws relating to Usury.

Page 166

38. An Act to amend the Jurisdiction for the Trial of Election

Petitions.

167

39. An Act to amend an Act passed in the last Session of Parlia-

ment, for abolishing Arrest on Mesne Process in Civil Actions

except in certain Cases, for extending the Remedies of Credi-

tors against the Property of Debtors, and for amending the

Laws for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors in England. 190

40. An Act for procuring Returns relative to the Highways and

Turnpike Roads in England and Wales.

192

41. An Act for regulating the Sequestration of the Estates of

Bankrupts in Scotland.

200

42. An Act to improve Prisons and Prison Discipline in Scot-

land.

249

43. An Act to suspend until the End of the next Session of Parlia-

ment the making of Lists and the Ballots and Enrolments

for the Militia of the United Kingdom.

274

44. An Act to prevent, until the End of the next Session of Parlia-

ment, Ships clearing out from a British North American Port

loading any Part of their Cargo of Timber upon Deck. 275

45. An Act to amend an Act of the Fifth and Sixth Years of the

Reign of His late Majesty King William the Fourth relating to

Highways.

276

46. An Act to authorize the Trustees of Turnpike Roads to reduce

the Scale of Tolls payable for Overweight.

277

47. An Act for further improving the Police in and near the Metro-

polis.

278

48. An Act to amend Two Acts, of the Third and Fourth and

Fourth and Fifth Years of His late Majesty King William the

Fourth, for consolidating and amending the Laws relative to

Jurors and Juries in Ireland.

300

49. An Act to make better Provision for the Assignment of Eccle-

siastical Districts to Churches or Chapels augmented by the

Governors of the Bounty of Queen Anne ; and for other Pur-

301

50. An Act to extend and amend the Provisions of the Acts for the

Extension and Promotion of Public Works in Ireland; and for

the Recovery of Public Monies advanced for the Use of Counties,

Parishes, and other Districts in Ireland on the Faith of Grand

Jury Presentments and Parochial Assessments.

312

51. An Act to regulate the Payment and Assignment in certain

Cases of Pensions granted for Service in Her Majesty's Army,

Navy, Royal Marines, and Ordnance.

325

52. An Act for the further Regulation of the Duties on Postage

until the Fifth Day of October One thousand eight hundred and

forty:

337

53. An Act to amend an Act of the last Session of Parliament

for making temporary Provision for the Government of Lower

Canada.

Page 341

54. An Act to amend the Law relating to the Custody of In-

fants.

343

55. An Act to suspend, until the First Day of August One thou-

sand eight hundred and forty, certain Cathedral and other Eccle-

siastical Preferments, and the Operation of the new Arrangement

of Dioceses upon the existing Ecclesiastical Courts.

344

56. An Act for the better ordering of Prisons.

347

57. An Act to continue, until Six Months after the Commence-

ment of the next Session of Parliament, an Act of the last Session

of Parliament, for authorizing Her Majesty to carry into imme-

diate Execution by Orders in Council any Treaties for the Sup-

pression of the Slave Trade.

358

58. An Act to make further Provision for the Administration of

Justice, and for improving the Practice and Proceedings, in the

Courts of the Stannaries of Cornwall; and for the Prevention

of Frauds by Workmen employed in Mines within the County

of Cornwall.

Ibid.

59. An Act for taking away the Exemption, except in certain

Cases, of Officers of the Militia to serve as Sheriff.

361

60. An Act to explain and extend the Provisions of an Act passed

in the First Year of His late Majesty King William the Fourth,

intituled An Act for consolidating and amending the Laws for

facilitating the Payment of Debts out of Real Estate. 362

61. An Act for the Improvement of the Navigation of the River

Shannon.

363

62. An Act to explain and amend the Acts for the Commutation

of Tithes in England and Wales.

396

63. An Act to remove Doubts as to the charging the Duty of

Excise on Hard Soap, until the Eleventh Day of October One

thousand eight hundred and forty.

410

64. An Act to defray the Charge of the Pay, Clothing, and con-

tingent and other Expences of the disembodied Militia in Great

Britain and Ireland ; and to grant Allowances in certain Cases

to Subaltern Officers, Adjutants, Paymasters, Quartermasters,

Surgeons, Assistant Surgeons, Surgeons Mates, and Serjeant

Majors of the Militia, until the First Day of July One thousand

eight hundred and forty.

413

65. An Act to amend the Mode of assessing the Rogue Money

in Scotland, and to extend the Purposes of such Assessment.

Ibid.

66. An Act to reduce certain of the Duties now payable on Stage

Carriages.

415

67. An Act to amend an Act of the Fifth and Sixth Years of the

Reign of King William the Fourth, intituled An Act to amend

the Law touching Letters Patent for Inventions.

417

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68. An Act to continue, until the Thirty-first Day of August One

thousand eight hundred and forty, an Act of the First and Second Years of Her present Majesty, relating to legal Proceedings by certain Joint Stock Banking Companies against their own Mem

bers, and by such Members against the Companies. Page 419 69. An Act to authorize the Purchase or building of Lodgings for the Judges of Assize on their Circuits.

Toid. 70. An Act to amend an Act of the Ninth Year of King George

the Fourth, to provide for the Administration of Justice in New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land, and for the more effectual Government thereof, and for other Purposes relating thereto; and to continue the same until the Thirty-first Day of December One thousand eight hundred and forty, and thence

forward to the End of the then next Session of Parliament. 420 71. An Act for regulating the Police Courts in the Metropolis.

421 72. An Act for enabling Justices of Assize and Nisi Prius, Oyer

and Terminer, and Gaol Delivery, to hold Courts for Counties at large in adjoining Counties of Cities and Towns, and conversely.

440 73. An Act for the Suppression of the Slave Trade.

441 74. An Act to extend and render more effectual for Five Years

an Act passed in the Fourth Year of His late Majesty George the Fourth, to amend an Act passed in the Fiftieth Year of His Majesty George the Third, for preventing the administering and taking unlawful Oaths in Ireland.

444 75. An Act for the better Regulation of the Constabulary Force in Ireland.

447 76. An Act to restrain the Alienation of Corporate Property in

certain Towns in Ireland until the First Day of September One thousand eight hundred and forty.

457 77. An Act for the better Prevention and Punishment of Assaults in Ireland for Five Years.

459 78. An Act to make further Provisions relating to the Police in the District of Dublin Metropolis.

461 79. An Act for the better Prevention of the Sale of Spirits by unlicensed Persons in Ireland.

468 80. An Act to empower the Commissioners of Her Majesty's

Woods, Forests, Land Revenues, Works, and Buildings to raise a Sum of Money for making additional Thoroughfares in the Metropolis.

472 81. An Act to authorize for One Year, and from thence to the

End of the then next Session of Parliament, the Application of a Portion of the Highway Rates to Turnpike Roads in certain Cases.

484 82. An Act for the better Administration of Justice in detached Parts of Counties.

485 83. An Act to continue the Poor Law Commission until the Fourteenth Day of August One thousand eight hundred and forty,

and and thenceforth until the End of the then next Session of Parliament.

Page 487 84. An Act to amend the Laws relating to the Assessment and Collection of Rates for the Relief of the Poor.

Ibid. 85. An Act to enable Justices of the Peace in Petty Sessions to make Orders for the Support of Bastard Children.

489 86. An Act to amend an Act passed in the Session holden in the

Sixth Year of His late Majesty King William the Fourth, for amending the Laws relating to Bankrupts in Ireland. 490 87. An Act for improving the Police in Manchester for Two Years,

and from thence until the End of the then next Session of Parliament.

491 88. An Act for improving the Police in Birmingham for Two

Years, and from thence until the End of the then next Session of Parliament.

495 89. An Act to apply a Sum out of the Consolidated Fund, and

the Surplus of Ways and Means, to the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine, and to appropriate the Supplies granted in this Session of Parliament.

500 90. An Act for raising the Sum of Twelve millions twenty-six

thousand and fifty Pounds by Exchequer Bills, for the Service

of the Year One thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine. 506 91. An Act to continue, until the First Day of January One thou

sand eight hundred and forty-one, an Act of the last Session of Parliament relating to the Bank of Ireland.

Ibid. 92. An Act to explain and amend an Act of the First and Second

Years of Her present Majesty, so far as relates to Fines and

Penalties levied under the Revenue Laws in Ireland. 507 93. An Act for the Establishment of County and District Constables by the Authority of Justices of the Peace.

508 94. An Act to exempt the Parliamentary Grant to the Heirs of John Duke of Marlborough from the Payment of the Duty of One Shilling and Sixpence in the Pound.

516 95. An Act for improving the Police in Bolton for Two Years,

and from thence until the End of the then next Session of Par. liament.

Ibid. 96. An Act to authorize Her Majesty, until Six Months after the

Commencement of the next Session of Parliament, to carry into effect a Convention between Her Majesty and the King of the French relative to the Fisheries on the Coasts of the British Islands and of France.

521 97. An Act for funding Exchequer Bills.

522

LOCAL AND PERSONAL ACTS,

DECLARED PUBLIC,

AND TO BE JUDICIALLY NOTICED.

i. An Act to amend the several Acts relating to the Preston and Wyre Railway and Harbour Company.

Page 535 ii. An Act for effecting Improvements in the Streets and other

Places within and contiguous to the Town of Manchester. Ibid. iii. An Act for incorporating “The Preston Gas Light Company,"

and for better lighting with Gas or otherwise the Parliamentary Borough of Preston, and the Townships and Places therein mentioned, in the County of Lancaster.

Ibid. iv. An Act for repairing the Road from Epsom to Tooting, and

other Roads communicating therewith, all in the County of Surrey.

536 v. An Act for enabling the General Cemetery Company to raise

a further Sum of Money; and for amending the Act relating to the said Cemetery.

Ibid. vi. An Act for the better lighting and supplying the Borough

of Newark in the County of Nottingham, and the Neighbourhood thereof, with Gas.

Ibid. vii. An Act for lighting with Gas the Town of Holmfirth and the

Neighbourhood thereof, in the West Riding of the County of York.

Ibid. viii. An Act for providing a Market Place, and for regulating

the Markets and Fairs, in the Town and Borough of Bury in the County Palatine of Lancaster.

Ibid. ix. An Act to amend an Act of the Seventh and Eighth of King

George the Fourth, for building a new Gaol for the Town of Cambridge, and for making further Provision for Payment of Creditors under the said Act.

Ibid. X. An Act for the more effectual Drainage of certain Lands called

the Fen and Dales of Timberland and Timberland Thorpe, in

the Parish of Timberland in the County of Lincoln. Ibid. xi. An Act to enable the Rhymney Iron Company to erect and

endow a Church in the Parish of Bedwelty in the County of Monmouth.

537 xii. An Act for making a Turnpike Road from the Town of Red

ruth in the County of Cornwall to and through the Village

of Hayle in the Parish of Phillack in the same County. Ibid. xiii. An Act for repairing the Road from Cotton End near the

Town of Northampton to Newport Pagnel in the County of Buckingham.

ibid. xiv. An Act to extend, alter, and amend the Powers and Provisions of an Act passed in the Seventh Year of the Reign of

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