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THE

S T A TU TE S

OF

THE UNITED KINGDOM

OF

GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND,
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6 GEORGE IV. 1825.

LONDON:

Printed by His Majesty's Statute and Law Printers;
And sold by J. BUTTERWORTH and Son, Law Booksellers,

in Fleet-Street.

1825.

(Price 11. 11s. 6d. in Boards.)

9 to 849

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T A B L E

Containing the TITLES of all

THE STATUTES,

Passed in the SIXTH Session of the SEVENTH Parliament

OF

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland ;

6 GEORGE IV.

PUBLICK GENERAL ACTS.

1. AN Act for granting and applying certain Sums of Money for

the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and twenty five.

Page 1 2. An Act for raising the Sum of Twenty Millions by Exchequer

Bills, for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and twenty five.

2 3. An Act to indemnify such Persons in the United Kingdom as

have omitted to qualify themselves for Offices and Employments, and for extending the Time limited for those Purposes respect. ively.

Ibid. 4. An Act to amend certain Acts relating to unlawful Societies in Ireland.

7 5. An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion; and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters.

11 6. An Act for the regulating of His Majesty's Royal Marine Forces

17 7. An Act for the further Repeal of certain Duties of Assessed Taxes, and for granting Relief in the Cases therein mentioned.

21 8. An Act to amend and render more effectual an Act passed in

the Fifty fifth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, for enabling Spiritual Persons to exchange their Parsonage Houses

of Glebe Lands; and for other Purposes therein mentioned. 29 9. An Act for continuing to His Majesty for One Year certain Duties on Personal Estates, Offices and Pensions in England ; and also for granting certain Duties on Sugar imported; for

the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and twenty 10. An Act to facilitate the Proceedings before the Commissioners of Inquiry relating to Courts of Justice in Ireland.

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11. An Act to continue, until the Twenty fifth Day of July

One thousand eight hundred and twenty six, an Act passed in the Fifty fourth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, for rendering the Payment of Creditors more equal and expeditious in Scotland.

Page 38 12. An Act to prolong the Time of the Commencenent of an Act

of the last Session of Parliament, for ascertaining and establishing Uniformity of Weights and Measures, and to amend the said Act.

Ibid. 13. An Act to reduce the Duties on Wine, Coffee and Hemp, imported into the United Kingdom.

40 14. An Act for applying the Sum of Ten millions five hundred

thousand Pounds out of the Consolidated Fund, for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and twenty five.

43 15. An Act to explain and amend Two Acts passed in the Forty

third and Forty fourth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Third, for making and maintaining an Inland Navigation, commonly called The Caledonian Canal, by establishing further Checks upon the Expenditure of Public Money for that Purpose, in certain Cases.

Ibid. 16. An Act to amend the Laws relating to Bankrupts. 46 17. An Act to extend the Provisions of an Act of the Fifty

ninth Year of His late Majesty, concerning the Disposition of certain Real and Personal Property of His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors.

87 18. An Act to make further Provision for the Payment of the Crews of His Majesty's Ships and Vessels.

90 19. An Act for the Amendment of the Law as to the Offence of sending threatening Letters.

96 20. An Act for fixing, until the Twenty fifth Day of March One

thousand eight hundred and twenty six, the Rates of Subsistence to be paid to Innkeepers and others on quartering Soldiers.

Ibid. 21. An Act to amend an Act for the more effectual Ad

ministration of the Office of Justice of the Peace in and near the Metropolis.

97 22. An Act to regulate the Qualification and the Manner of

enrolling Jurors in Scotland, and of choosing Jurors on Criminal Trials there; and to unite Counties for the Purposes of Trial in Cases of High Treason in Scotland.

99 23. An Act for the better Regulation of the Sheriff and Stewart and Burgh Courts of Scotland.

106 24. An Act for the more easy Recovery of Small Debts in the Sheriff Courts in Scotland.

110 25. An Act for defining the Rights of Capital Convicts who

receive Pardon, and of Convicts after having been punished for Clergyable Felonies; for placing Clerks in Orders on the same Footing with other Persons, as to Felonies; and for limiting the Effect of the Benefit of Clergy.

116 26. An Act for the Consolidation of the Royal Naval Asylum with

the Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich in the County of

Kent. 27. An Act for extending to Scotland certain Provisions of an Act

for the Relief of the Poor, in so far as the same relate to Parochial Relief to Chelsea and other Pensioners.

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28. An Act for granting Rates of Postage for the Conveyance

of Letters and Packets between Great Britain and Ireland, by way of Liverpool.

Page 122 29. An Act to repeal an Act made in the Second Year of the

Reign of King William and Queen Mary, for the discouraging the Importation of Thrown Silk.

123 30. An Act to amend an Act of the Fourth Year of His present

Majesty's Reign, for the better Administration of Justice in the Court of Chancery in Ireland.

Ibid. 31. 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, Quartermasters, Surgeons, Assistant Surgeons, Surgeons Mates, and Serjeant Majors of Militia, until the Twenty fifth Day of March One thousand eight hundred and twenty six.

134 32. An Act to provide for the Application of Monies arising in certain Cases of Assessments for Land Tax in Great Britain.

153 33. An Act to repeal certain Acts relating to the Governor and

Company of Merchants of England trading to the Levant Seas, and the Duties payable to them; and to authorize the Transfer and Disposal of the Possessions and Property of the said Governor and Company, for the Public Service. 158 34. An Act to empower the Commissioners of His Majesty's

Treasury to purchase a certain Annuity in respect of Duties of Customs levied in the Isle of Man, and any reserved Sovereign Rights in the said Island, belonging to John Duke of Atholl.

162 35. An Act to render more effectual the several Acts for

authorizing Advances for carrying on Public Works, so far as relates to Ireland.

163 36. An Act for enabling the Corporation of Pembroke to relinquish

and convey to the Commissioners of His Majesty's Navy the Right of letting the Stalls, Sittings and other Conveniences in

the Market established in the Town of Pembroke Dock, and the Right to the Rents, Tolls and Fees thereof.

167 37. An Act io provide for the future Assimilation of the Duties of

Sweets or Made Wines, upon Mead and Metheglin, upon Vinegar, and upon Cyder and Perry, in Great Britain and Ireland, and to continue the Duty of Excise on Sweets or Made Wines in Great Britain until the Fifth Day of January One thousand eight hundred and twenty six.

169 38. An Act for extending the Jurisdiction of the Commissioners

acting in Execution of an Act of the Fifth Year of His present Majesty, for paving and regulating the Regent's Park, together with the New Street from thence to Pall Mall ; and for other Purposes relating thereto.

173 39. An Act for granting certain Powers and Authorities to a Company, to be incorporated by Charter, to be called “ The provement of Waste Lands in His Majesty's Island of Van

181 40. An Act to enable Justices of the Peace in England, in certain Diemen's Land, and for other Purposes relating thereto. A 3

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