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At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the 5th Day of
March, Anno Domini 1874, in the Thirty-seventh Year of the Reign
Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Queen, Defender of the Faith:
MENT of the United Kingdom of GREAT BRITAIN and IRELAND.
PRINTERS TO THE QUEEN'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY.
PUBLISHED, FOR THE PROPRIETORS OF THE LAW JOURNAL REPORTS, BY
EDWARD BRET INCE, No. 5, QUALITY COURT, CHANCERY LANE, LONDON.
1. Issue of 6,000,0001, out of the Consolidated Fund for the service of the year ending 31st March 1878. 2. Power to the Treasury to borrow.
An Act to apply the sum of Six million 1. The Commissioners of Her Majesty Treapounds out of the Consolidated Fund sury for the time being may issue out of the
Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom of to the service of the year ending the
Great Britain and Ireland, and apply towards thirty-first day of March one thousand making good the supply granted to Her Majesty eight hundred and seventy-eight.
for the service of the year ending on the thirty (25th February 1878.) first day of March one thousand eight hundred
and seventy-eight the sum of six million pounds. Most Gracious Sovereign,
2. The Commissioners of the Treasury may We, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal borrow from time to time on the credit of the subjects, the Commons of the United Kingdom said sum, any sum or sums not exceeding in the of Great Britain and Ireland, in Parliament whole the sum of six million pounds, and shall assembled, towards making good the supply repay the moneys so borrowed with interest not which we have cheerfully granted to Your Ma- exceeding five pounds per centum per annum out jesty in this session of Parlia:nent, have resolved of the growing produce of the Consolidated Fund to grant unto Your Majesty the sum herein-after at any period not later than the next succeeding mentioned; and do therefore most humbly be- quarter to that in which the said moneys were seech Your Majesty that it may be enacted, and borrowed. be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Any sums so borrowed shall be placed to the Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of credit of the account of Her Majesty's Exchequer, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Com- and shall form part of the said Consolidated mons, in this present Parliament assembled, and Fund, and be available in any manner in which by the authority of the same, as follows:
such fund is available.
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Exchequer Bills and Bonds.
ABSTRACT OF THE ENACTMENTS. 1. Treasury may raise 6,000,0001. by Exchequer bonds or by Exchequer or Treasury bills. 2. Payment of interest and repayment of principal. 3. Money raised to be paid into Exchequer. 4. Extension of 29 8. 30 Vict. c. 25. as to forgery, &c. to bonds. 5. Short title.
An Act to raise the sum of Six million Exchequer bond shall be made out for any sum pounds by Exchequer Bonds, Ex
less than one hundred pounds.
Every Exchequer hond issued in pursuance of chequer Bills, or Treasury Bills.
this Act shall provide for the paying off of such (25th February 1878.) bond at par at any period not exceeding three
years nor less than twelve months from the date Most Gracious Sovereign,
of such bond. We, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Commons of the United Kingdom 2. The interest on all Exchequer bonds issued of Great Britain and Ireland, in Parliament
in pursuance of this Act shall be charged upon assembled, towards raising the supply which we
and issued out of the Consolidated Fund of the have cheerfully granted to Your Majesty in this
United Kingdom, or out of the growing produce session of Parliament, have resolved to grant
thereof. unto Your Majesty the sum herein-after men
The principal money secured by every Extioned; and do therefore most humbly beseech
chequer bond issued in pursuance of this Act Your Majesty that it may be enacted ; and be it shall be repaid out of money provided by Parlia
ment for the purpose. 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
3. All money raised in pursuance of this Act
shall be paid into the Exchequer. present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows :
4. Section fifteen of the Exchequer Bills and
Bonds Act, 1866, (which section relates to the 1. Towards raising the supply granted to Her
forgery of Exchequer bills,) shall apply to all Majesty for the service of the year ending on the Exchequer bonds issued in pursuance of this Act thirty-first day of March one thousand eight
in like manner as if it were nerein enacted with hundred and seventy-eight, it shall be lawful for
the substitution of Exchequer bond for Exchequer 1 he Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, at bill. any time or times not later than the said thirtyfirst day of March, to raise any sum or sums, not 5. This Act may be cited as the Exchequer exceeding in the whole six million pounds, by the Bills and Bonds Act, 1878, and together with the issue of Exchequer bonds, Exchequer bills, or Exchequer Bills and Bonds Act, 1866, and the Treasury bills in manner provided by the Ex- Treasury Bills Act, 1877, may be cited as the chequer Bills and Bonds Act, 1866, and the Exchequer and Treasury Bills Acts, 1866 to Treasury Bills Act, 1877, so, however, that no 1878.
ABSTRACT OF THE ENACTMENTS.
1. Short title.
An Act to relieve certain Occupiers of and Commons, in this present Parliament asDwelling-houses from being disquali- sembled, and by the authority of the same, as
follows fied from the right of voting in the Election of Members to serve in Par. 1. This Act shall be cited for all purposes as liament by reason of their under
the House Occupiers Disqualification Removal letting such Dwelling-houses for short Act, 1878. terms. (25th February 1878.) 2. From and after the passing of this Act every
man shall be entitled to be registered and to vote WHEREAS questions have arisen upon the under the provisions of the said section notwithoccupation required by the third section of the standing that during a part of the qualifying Representation of the People Act, 1867:
period not exceeding four months in the whole Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's most he shall by letting or otherwise have permitted Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and the qualifying premises to be occupied as a fur. consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, nished house by some other person.
ABSTRACT OF THE ENACTMENTS.
1. Hours of polling in metropolitan boroughs.
An Act to extend the hours of Polling be kept open until eight o'clock in the afternoon at Parliamentary Elections in the
of the same day. Metropolis. (25th February 1878.)
2. This Act may be cited as the Parliamentary Be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent
Elections (Metropolis) Act, 1878. Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of
ooo the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the
SCHEDULE. authority of the same, as follows : 1. At every election held after the passing of
Hackney. this Act to return a member or members to serve
Westminster. Lambeth. in Parliament for any of the boroughs named in
Marylebone. the Schedule to this Act, the poll, if taken, shall Finsbury.
Southwark. commence at eight o'clock in the forenoon and