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p. 67.

COPYHOLD-continued.

proviso for mortgages, wills, &c. Id. s. 81, p. 66.
other rights of lords not to be affected. Id. s. 82, p.

66.
restrictions as to this Act. Id. s. 83, p. 66.
power to tenants to grant rights of way, &c. to lords of

manors for mining purposes. Id s. 84, p. 66.
courts of equity may decree a partition of lands of copyhold

or customary tenure. Id. s. 85, p. 67.
lords of manors or their stewards may after the thirty-first

day of December, one thousand eight hundred and forty-
one hold customary courts, although no copyhold tenant

be present. Id. s. 86, p. 67.
lords or their stewards may, after the thirty-first day of

December, one thousand eight hundred and forty-one,
make, out of the manors and out of court, grants of lands

to be held by copy of court roll. Id. s. 87,
lords or their stewards may after the thirty-first day of

December, one thousand eight hundred and forty-one,
grant admissions out of the manors and out of court.

Id. s. 88, p. 68.
after the thirty-first day of December, one thousand eight

hundred and forty-one, every surrender, &c. delivered to
the lord or steward and every fact proved to the lord or
steward at any court whereat a homage shall not be
assembled, shall be forthwith entered on the court rolls.

Id. s. 81, p.

68.
after thirty-first day of December, one thousand eight hun-

dred and forty-one, presentment by the homage shall
not be essential to the validity of an admission.

Id. s. 90, p. 68.
lords of manors in certain cases not to grant common or waste
lands without consent of homage of the manor.

Id. s. 91, p. 68.
power to lords to grant licenses to tenants to alienate their

ancient tenements in portions where they are now

restrained by the custom from so doing. Id. s. 92, p. 69.
awards, &c. not to be liable to stamp duties. Id. s. 93, p. 69.
false evidence to be deemed perjury. 1d. s. 94, p. 69.
withholding evidence a misdemeanor. Id. s. 94, p. 69.
limitations of actions against commissioners, assistant com-

missioners, Justices, &c. Id. s. 95, p. 69.
proceedings under this Act not to be quashed for want of

form, nor removed by certiorari. Id. s. 96, p. 70.
certain provisions of this Act to extend to crown manors and

lands. Id. s. 97, p. 70.
Act to apply to crown lands only where expressly provided.

Id. s. 98, p. 70.
Act not to extend to the duchy of Cornwall. Id. s. 99, p. 71.
limits of the Act. Id. s. 100, p. 71.
Act
may

be altered this session. Id. s. 101, p. 71.
interpretation clause. Id. s. 102, p. 71.

COSTS.
An Act to prevent plaintiffs in certain frivolous actions from

obtaining their full costs of suit. 4 & 5 Vict. c. 28, p. 17.
repeal of 3 & 4 Vict. c. 24, as to actions wherein verdicts had

been returned before it passed. Id. s. 1, p. 18.
plaintiffs' costs in case of a verdict for less than 40s.

Id. s. 2, p. 18.
COUNTY BRIDGES.
An Act to provide for repairing, improving, and rebuilding

county bridges. 4 & 5 Vict. c. 49, p. 103.
Justices at sessions may borrow money for repairing county

bridges, on the credit of the county rate, Id. s. 1, p. 103.
Justices may agree with persons for loans. Id. s. 1, p. 104.
copies of agreements to be kept by the clerk of the peace.

Id. s. 1, p. 104.
Justices may charge the county rate with interest on the

money borrowed, and such further sum as shall insure
the re-payment thereof in fourteen years.

p.

104.
books to be kept of receipts and payments. Id. s. 2. p. 105.
notice to be given of borrowing money on mortgage of the

county rate. Id. s. 3, p. 105.
powers of, 6 Geo. 4, c. 40, applied to this Act.

Id. s. 4, p. 105.
Act
may
be altered this session. Id. s. 5, p.

105.

Id. s. 2,

DEATH.
An Act for taking away the punishment of death in certain
cases, and substituting other punishments in lieu thereof.

4 & 5 Vict. c. 56, p. 109.
embezzlement by servant of bank of England, of any note,
bill, dividend, warrant, bond, deeds, &c. of the company.

Id. s. 1, p. 109.
embezzlement by servant of bank of England, of any note,
bill, dividend, warrant, &c. relating to Irish annuities,

transferred to bank of England. Id. s. 1, p. 110.
embezzlement by any servant of bank of England, of any
note, bill, &c. relating to certain other annuities trans-

ferred to bank of England. ld. s. 1, p. 110.
embezzlement by any servant of south sea company, of notes,

bills, &c. of company. Id. s. 1, p. 111.
stamp duties on deeds. Id. s. 1, p. 111.
stamp duties on gold and silver plate. Id. s. 1, p. 112.
returning from transportation. Id. s. 1, p. 112.
certain offences of forgery and embezzlement not to be

punishable with death. Id. s. 1, p. 113.
punishment. Id. s. 1, p. 113.
riotous demolition of churches, houses, &c. not to be punish-
able with death. Id. s. 2,

p.

113.
punishment. Id. s. 2. p. 113.
rape, &c. not to be punishable with death. Id. s. 3, p. 114.

DEATH-continued.

punishment. Id. s. 3, p. 114.
imprisonment may be with or without hard labour.

Id. s. 4, P:

114.
Act not to alter, 5 & 6 Wm. 4, c. 38, or 4 G. 4, c. 64.

5, p. 114.
offences not to be tried at sessions. Id. s. 6,

P:

114.
commencement of Act. Id. s. 7, p.

114.

Id. s.

ECCLESIASTICAL COMMISSIONERS.
An Act to explain and amend two several Acts relating to the
ecclesiastical commissioners for England.

4 & 5 Vict. c. 39, p. 82.
commissioners may adjourn meetings from day to day.

'Id. s. 1,

p. 82.

Id. s. 2,

proviso as to confirming proceedings. Id. s. 1, p. 82.
cathedrals in which honorary canonries are founded.

p.

82.
honorary preferment may be held with two benefices, 3 & 4
Vict. c. 113, ss. 23 and 5l, and shall not be subject to

lapse. Id. s. 3, p. 83.
first fruits, and tenths of vacated prebends, &c.

Id. s. 4, p. 83.
deans not to hold prebends. Id. s. 5, p. 84.
commissioners to have same claims as duly qualified pre-

bendaries. Id. s. 6, p. 84.
provisions of 3 & 4 Vict. c. 113, to apply to other non-resi-

dentiarv prebends. Id. s. 7, p. 84.
application of certain monies to parishes of St. Margaret's

and St. John's, Westminster. Id. s. 8, p. 84.
archdeaconries may
be endowed with benefices.

Id. s. 9, p. 85.
the provision in 1 & 2 Vict. c. 106, as to archdeacons holding

two benefices, to extend to peculiars. Id. s. 10, p. 85.
endowment may be dis-annexed from one archdeaconrý, and
annexed to another. Id. s. 11, p.

86.
further provisions respecting Southwell. Id. s. 12, p. 86.
Durham University trusts. Id. s. 13, p. 87.
Saint David's, Llandaff and Brecon revenues, provisions

repealed. Id. s. 14, p. 88.
amendment relating to minor canons.

p.

88.
majority of members to constitute a chapter. Id. s. 16, p. 89.
sinecure rectories in private patronage. Id. s. 17,
disposal of residence houses. Id, s. 18, p. 89.
correction of error respecting endowments belonging to

Litchfield prebends. Id. s. 19, p. 90.
enlarged discretion as to mode of fixing incomes.

Id. s. 20, p. 90.
powers of exchange, &c. extended to all corporations sole.

Id. s. 21, p. 90.

Id. s.

15,

p. 89.

ECCLESIASTICAL COMMISSIONERS——continued.

provisions of 3 & 4 Vict. c. 113, s. 73.
respecting exchange of advowsons to authorize exchange by

ecclesiastical corporations. Id. s. 22, p. 90.
exchange of advowsons may be made for the purposes of

unions. Id, s. 23, p. 91.
consent of patrons, how to be given. Id. s. 24, p. 91.
division of corporate revenues at Windsor and Lincoln.

Id. s. 25, p. 92.
augmentations under 1 & 2 Wm. 4, c. 45, may be made

by all corporations sole. Id. s. 26, p. 92.
and building land may be let or sold for the purpose.

Id. s. 26, p. 92.
commissioners may pay agents, &c. Id. s. 27, p. 93.
Act not to apply to Saint Asaph and Bangor, &c.

Id. s. 28, p. 93.
construction of the terms "lands,” &c. Id. s. 29, p. 94.
provisions of Tithe Commutation Acts, extended to com-

missioners. Id. s. 29, p. 94.
powers of, 6 & 7 Wm. 4, c. 77, and 3 & 4 Vict. c. 113,

extended to this Act. Id. s. 30, p. 94.
Act
may

be amended this session. Id. s. 31. p. 95.

ELECTIONS.
An Act for the prevention of bribery at elections.

4 & 5 Vict. c. 57, p.

115.
evidence of bribery to be given on the whole matter, without

first proving agency. Id. s. 1, p. 115.
ENFRANCHISEMENT. See Tit. COPYHOLD.

12.

EXCISE.
An Act to alter and amend certain laws relating to the
collection and management of the duties of excise.

4 & 5 Vict. c. 20,

p.
seven clear days' notice to be given of the hearing of an

appeal. Id. s. 30, p. 12.
summonses may be served by officers of excise.

Id. s. 31, p. 12.
seizures under 151. value, unless claimed in one month to be

condemned. Id. s. 32, p.

13.
complaint of overcharge or overpayment of duty, not to be

made to the commissioners of excise, or Justices of the
Peace in cases where the question shall be the liability
of goods to duty, or the mode of charging the duty.

1d. s. 33, p. 13.
FELONY.
An Act to remove doubts as to the liability of lords and peers
of parliament, to punishment in certain cases of felony.

4 & 5 Vict. c. 22, p. 14.
part of recited Act repealed. Id. s. 1, p. 15.

FELONY-continued.
peers convicted of felony, liable to same punishment as other

subjects. Id. s. 1, p. 15.
HIGHWAY RATES.
An Act to authorize for one year, and until the end of the

then next session of parliament, the application of a
portion of the highway rates to turnpike roads in certain

cases,

4 & 5 Vict. c. 59, p. 115.
Justices at special sessions for highways, on proof of the

deficiency of the funds, &c. of any turnpike trust, may
order payment to said trust, of a portion of the high-

116.
parish surveyor neglecting to pay such portion of rate, it may

be levied by distress. Id. s. 2, p. 116.
power of appeal to Justices at quarter sessions.

Id. s. 3, p. 116.
interpretation clause. Id. s. 4, p. 117.
extent of Act. Id. s. 5,

p.
duration of Act. Id. s. 6,
amendment of Act. Id. s. 7, p.

117.

way rate.

Id. s. 1, p.

117.

p. 117.

HIGHWAYS. See Tit. TURNPIKE ROADS.

INDEMNITY.
An Act to indemnify such persons in the United Kingdom

as have omitted to qualify themselves for offices and
employments, and to extend the time limited for those
purposes respectively, until the twenty-fifth day of
March, one thousand eight hundred and forty-two, and
for the relief of clerks to attornies and solicitors in

certain cases. 4 & 5 Vict. c. 11, p. 6.
persons who have omitted to qualify themselves as required
by the recited Acts, indemnified and allowed further

time. Id. s. 1, p. 8.
indemnity to those who have omitted to make and subscribe
the oath and declaration required by the Irish Act of

2 Anne. Id. s. 2, p. 9.
not to indemnify persons against whom final judgment has

been given. Id. s. 3, p. 9.
not to exempt Justices acting without legal qualification.

Id. s. 4, p. 10.
admissions to corporations may be stamped after the time

allowed. Id. s. 5, p.

10.
not to restore persons to any office avoided by judgment.

Id. s. 6, p. 11.
general issue. Id. s. 7, p. 11.

LOAN SOCIETIES.
An Act further to continue until the first day of April, one

thousand eight hundred and forty-two, An Act of the

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