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Cap. 81. An Act to amend the Law concerning the certifying | Cap. 111. An Act to amend the Law relating to Bills of and registering of Places of Religious Worship in Eng

Lading, (14th August, 1855) .. .. .. 32 land, (30th July, 1855) .. .. .. .. ib. Cap. 115. An Act to continue and amend the Public Health Cap. 83. An Act to continue certain Acts for regulating Turn. Act, (14th August, 1855) .. .. .. . ib. pike Roads in Ireland, (14th August, 1855) .. 22

Cap. 116. An Act for the better Prevention of Diseases, (14th Cap. 86. An Act for securing the Liberty of Religious Wor. August, 1855) . .. ..

.. 33 ship. (14th August, 1855) .. .. .. .. ib.

Cap. 117. An Act for transferring to one of her Majesty's Cap. 87. An Act to amend the Act for the better Care and

Principal Secretaries of State the Powers and Estates Reformation of Youthful Offenders, and the Act to

vested in the Principal Officers of the Ordnance, (14th render Reformatory and Industrial Schools in Scotland

August, 1855)

. .. .. .. .. 34 more available for the Benefit of Vagrant Children, (14th August, 1855)

.. .. .. 23 Cap. 118. An Act to repeal the Act of the Seventeenth and Cap. 88. An Act to facilitate the Erection of Dwelling-houses

Eighteenth Years of the Reign of her present Majesty,

for further regulating the Sale of Beer and other Liquors for the Working Classes in Scotland, (14th August,

on the Lord's Day, and to substitute other Provisions 1855)

.. .. 24

in lieu thereof, (14th August, 1855) .. .. ib. Cap. 90. An Act for the Payment of Costs in Proceedings instituted on Behalf of the Crown in Matters relating

Cap. 119. An Act to amend the Law relating to the Carto the Revenue, and for the Amendment of the Proce

riage of Passengers by Sea, (14th August, 1855).. ib. dure and Practice in Crown Suits in the Court of Cap. 120. An Act for the better Local Management of the Exchequer, (14th August, 1855) .. .. .. ib.

Metropolis, (14th August, 1855) .. .. .. 35 Cap. 91. An Act to facilitate tae Erection and Maintenance

Cap. 121. An Act to consolidate and amend the Nuisances of Colonial Light-houses, and otherwise to amend the

Removal and Diseases Prevention Acts, 1848 and 1949, Merchant Shipping Act, 1854, (14th August, 1855) 25

(14th August, 1855) .. .. .. .. 38 Cap. 94. An Act to impose increased Rates of Duty of Excise on Spirits distilled in the United Kingdom ; to allow

Cap. 122. An Act to amend the Laws relating to the Con. Malt, Sugar, and Molasses to be used Duty free in the

struction of Buildings in the Metropolis and its Neigh.' distilling of Spirits, in lieu of Allowances and Draw

bourhood, (14th August, 1855) .. .. .. 46 backs on such Spirits, Sugar, and Molasses respec- Cap. 124. An Act to amend the Charitable Trusts Act, 1853, tively; and to amend the Laws relating to the Duties (14th August, 1855) .. .. .. .. 47 of Excise, (14th August, 1855) .. .. .. 27.

Cap. 126. An Act for diminishing Expense and Delay in the Cap. 96. An Act to consolidate certain Acts and otherwise

Administration of Criminal Justice in certain Cases, amend the Laws of the Customs, and an Act to regulate the Office of the Receipt of her Majesty's Exche.

(14th August, 1855). .. .. .. .. 51 quer at Westminster, (14th August, 1855).. .. 28 Cap. 127. An Act to make better Provision for the Union of Cap. 97. An Act for the Amendment and Consolidation of

contiguous Benefices, and to facilitate the building and

endowing of new Churches in spiritually-destitute Dis. the Customs Tariff Acts, (14th August, 1855) .. ib.

tricts, (14th August, 1855) .. . .. 54 Cap. 98. An Act to continue certain Turnpike Acts in Great Cap. 128. An Act further to amend the Laws concerning the Britain, (14th August, 1855) . .. .. ib.

Burial of the Dead in England, (14th August, 1855). ib. Cap. 100. An Act to amend the Law concerning the Qualifica- Cap. 131. An Act to render more secure the Conditions upon tion of Officers in the Militia, (14th August, 1855) 29

which Money is advanced out of the Parliamentary Cap. 101. An Act for the more effectual Execution of the Grant for the Purposes of Education, (14th August, Convention between her Majesty and the French Go. 1855)

.. .. .. .. .. 57 vernment concerning the Fisheries in the Seas between

Cap. 132. An Act for facilitating the Erection of Dwellingthe British Islands and France, (14th August, 1855) ib.

houses for the Labouring Classes, (14th August, Cap. 105. An Act to amend the Lunatic Asylums Act, 1853,

1855) .. .. .. .. .. .. ib. and the Acts passed in the Ninth and Seventeenth Years

Cap. 133. An Act for limiting the Liability of Members of of her Majesty for the Regulation of the Care and

certain Joint-stock Companies, (14th August, 1855). 59 Treatment of Lunatics, (14th August, 1855) .. ib.

Cap. 134. An Act to make further Provision for the more Cap. 106. An Act to suspend the making of Lists and the Bal.

speedy and efficient Dispatch of Business in the High lots for the Militia of the United Kingdom, (14th

Court of Chancery, and to vest in the Lord Chancellor August, 1855) .. .. .. .. .. ib. the Ground and Buildings of the said Court, situate in Cap. 108. An Act to amend the Law for the Inspection of Southampton-buildings, Chancery-lane, with Powers of

Coal Mines in Great Britain, (14th August, 1855).. ib. Leasing and Sale thereof, (14th August, 1855) .. 60

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MEETINGS.

NEW STAMP DUTIES.

Recently published, in 8vo., price 8s. 6d. boards, Hugh Jones, Chester, grocer, Jan, 11 at 11, Liverpool, pr. iMILSLEY'S NEW STAMP ACTS of 1850, 1853. and d. Edward Ablewhite, South Audley-street, Grosvenor-sq., 1 1854; with Notes and Explanatory Observations, and Tables of coachbuilder, Jan. 11 at 12, London, aud. ac.-B. French, all the Stamp Duties payable after the 10th October, 1854; together with St. Mary's-terrace. Walworth-road, Surrey, stationer, Jan. 21 a Digest of Cases. _ By HUGH TILSLEY, Assistant Solicitor of Inland

Revenue. Sixth Edition, at 1, London, aud. ac.-James Purdy and Wn. T. Purdy,

Also, by the same Author, in 8vo., price 11. 118. 6d., King's Lynn, Norfolk, builders, Jan. 12 at 12, London, aud.

A TREATISE on the STAMP LAWS; with Tables of ac.-Wm. Burton, John Buxton, and Samuel S. Buxton, all the Stamp Duties payable in the United Kingdom after the 10th Carlisle, Cumberland, and Bradford, Yorkshire, woolstaplers, October, 1854. Second Edition. With a Supplement Jan. 12 at 1, London, aud. ac. joint. and sep. ests.-J. Wil.

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DART'S VENDORS AND PURCHASERS. Anthony Gibson, Lloyd's Coffee-house, Royal Exchange, un A COMPENDIUM of the LAW and PRACTICE of derwriter, Jan. 12 at 1, London, aud. ac.-Edward Tit VENDORS and PURCHASERS of REAL ESTATES: comcomb, Clewer, Berkshire, builder, Jan. 12 at 1, London, I prising the Authorities down to the Time of Publication. By J.

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enters into a disquisition on this judgment,' &c."-18 Jurist, p. 372. licensed victualler, Jan. 12 at 1, London, aud. ac.-Fred. N. “In conclusion, we recommend this work to the practitioner as a Baker, Southampton, timber merchant, Jan. 12 at 12, Lon complete book, and one that will warrant his confidence, and furnish don, aud. ac.- Charles W. Taylor, Epping, Essex, draper,

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gazine.

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* The work is short, readable, and very accurate. ... With these St. Marylebone, music seller, Jan. 23 at 12, London, div. quotations we will close our notice of a work which is obviously prepared James Balding, King's Arms-place, Old Kent-road, hat with great care, and will, we think, become a standard text-book." manufacturer, Jan. 23 at half-past 12, London, div. - Charles

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THE STATUTES

PASSED IN THE SESSION 1854-55-18 & 19 VICTORIA.

CAP. I.

CAP. V. An Act to enable her Majesty to accept the Services of the An Act to apply the Sum of Three Millions Three Hundred

Militia, out of the United Kingdom, for the vigorous Prose. Thousand Pounds out of the Consolidated Fund to the cution of the War.

[23rd December, 1854.] Service of the Year ending the 31st March, 1855. Sect. 1. Power to her Majesty to accept the voluntary offers

- [5th March, 1855.] of the militia to serve out of the United Kingdom. 2. Power to allow bounties to persons making voluntary

CAP. VI. offers. Oath. Inrolment.

An Act to apply the Sum of Twenty Millions out of the Con3. Commanding officers shall explain that the offer is to be solidated Fund to the Service of the Year 1855. voluntary,

[5th March, 1855.] 4. The services of three field officers may be accepted with 900 men, two field officers with 600 men, and one with 300,

CAP. VII. &c., and proportion of other officers according to establish.

| An Act to extend to Ireland the Provisions of the Eighteenth ment of regiment.

Section of the Common-law Procedure Act, 1854. 5. Power to her Majesty to form the militia for extended service into such provisional regiments or battalions, and to

- (16th March, 1855.] appoint field officers to such provisional regiments. 6. Provisions for cases where field officers volunteer and

CAP. VIII. militia officers are appointed to higher ranks.

| An Act for raising the Sum of Seventeen Millions One Hundred 7. No militia officer to rank higher than lieutenant-colonel.

and Eighty-three Thousand Pounds by Exchequer Bills for 8. In case sufficient officers do not volunteer, her Majesty the Service of the Year 1855. (16th March, 1855. I may appoint officers.

9. Her Majesty may supply vacancies.
10. Militia on extended service subject to Mutiny Act as

CAP. IX. regulars, and militia officers and officers of regular forces to An Act to suspend the Decline of the Customs Duties on Tea sit indiscriminately on courts-martial.

from and after the 5th April, 1855. 11. To continue militia, and remain subject to militia regu.

[16th March, 1855.] . lations, except as particularly provided. 12. Regulations may be made for retaining officers on the

CAP. X. establishment of the militia after the expiration of extended service.

| An Act to enable a third Principal Secretary and a third Under 13. Her Majesty may make regulations for retaining officers, Secretary of State to sit in the House of Commons. non-commissioned officers, and drummers as supernumeraries.

[16th March, 1855.] 14. Subalterns after five years may be captains without quali. Sect. 1. Power to any three of the principal secretaries and fications.

any three of the under secretaries of state to sit 15. Notices sent by post to be good.

in the House of Commons. 16. Act to extend to the miners of Cornwall and Devon.

Sect. 1. Whereas under the provisions of an act of the

6 Ann. c. 7, and of an act of the 22 Geo. 3, c. 82, not more CAP. II.

than two of her Majesty's principal secretaries of state are caAn Act to permit Foreigners to be enlisted and to serve as pable of sitting as members of the House of Commons at the Officers and Soldiers in her Majesty's Forces.

same time, and by reason of the said act of the 22 Geo. 3,

[23rd December, 1854.] c. 82, and of an act of the 15 Geo. 2, c. 22, doubts are enterSect. I. Foreigners may be enlisted, and commissions may

tained whether more than two of the under secretaries to the be granted to foreigners, to be formed into separate corps.

principal secretaries of state are capable of sitting as such 2. Men serving under this act not to be employed in United

members : and whereas it would be for the advantage of the Kingdom, except for being trained &c. for foreign service, or

public service that three of such principal secretaries and three for training recruits. Such men not to be billeted &c. Num.

of such under secretaries should be capable of sitting at the ber of men limited.

same time in the House of Commons: be it enacted &c., 3. Attestation on enlistment, and oath.

that any three of her Majesty's principal secretaries of state for 4. Mutiny Act and Articles of War to apply to foreigners

the time being, and any three of the under secretaries for the serving under this act.

time being to her Majesty's principal secretaries of state, may

I sit and vote as members of the House of Commons, anything 5. Officers when reduced not entitled to half-pay, but her

in the said acts or in any other act or acts to the contrary notMajesty may make provision for such as are wounded &c. 6. Continuance of this act.

withstanding; but not more than three such principal secretaries and not more than three such under secretaries shall sit

as members of the House of Commons at the same time. CAP. III. An Act to carry into effect a Treaty between her Majesty and the United States of America. [19th February, 1855.)

CAP. XI.

An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the bet. CAP. IV.

ter Payment of the Army and their Quarters. An Act to amend the Act for limiting the Time of Service in

- (16th March, 1855.] the Army.

[27th February, 1855.] Sect. 1. Power to her Majesty, by Order in Council, for

CAP. XII. three years after passing of act, to lessen terms for enlistment An Act for the Regulation of her Majesty's Royal Marine and re-engagement of soldiers.

Forces while on Shore.

[16th March, 1855.]

CAP. XIII.

c. 110, and not registered under the same, not An Act to explain and amend the Lunacy Regulation Act,

to affect lands, &'c., unless registered within limited 1853.

[26th April, 1855.]

time. Fee for entry of judgments. Sect. 1. Lord Chancellor, in matters of lunacy, enabled to

2. Certain provisions of the 1 & 2 Vict. c. 110, extended

to common-law palatinate courts, and to equity empower committees of estates to grant leases bind. ing on issue or remaindermen.

court of Durham. 2. Interpretation.

3. Certain provisions of the 2 & 3 Vict. c. 11, and the

3 & 4 Vict. c. 82, extended to common-law and Whereas by the section numbered 129 of an act passed in

equity courls of counties palatine. the 16 & 17 Vict., intituled “ An Act for the Regulation of

4. No judgment, &c, registered under the 3 & 4 Vict. Proceedings under Commissions of Lunacy, and the Consolida

c. 82, to affect lands, &c. as to purchasers, &c. tion and Amendment of the Acts respecting Lunatics so found

until registered. by Inquisition, and their Estates," it was enacted, that where

5. Purchasers protected against judgments not re. a lunatic is seised or possessed of or entitled to land in fee or

registered. in tail, or to leasehold land for an absolute interest, and it ap

6. Provision for re-registration explained. pears to the Lord Chancellor, intrusted as in the said act

7. Judgments of inferior courts, when removed, shall mentioned, to be for his benefit that a lease or underlease

be registered. should be made thereof for terms of years, for encouraging

8. Extinguished judgments not revived. the erection of buildings thereon, or for repairing buildings

9. Duties of prothonotary. Fees for registration and actually being thereon, or otherwise improving the same, or

searches. for farming or other purposes, the committee of the estate

10. No order of Court of Bankruptcy to affect lands, &c. may, in the name and on behalf of the lunatic, under order of

until registered. the Lord Chancellor, intrusted as aforesaid, make such leases

11. Legal estate vested in purchaser or mortgagee not of the land, or any part thereof, according to the lunatic's

to be taken in execution. estate and interest therein, and to the nature of the tenure

12. Life annuities and rent-charges not to affect lands, thereof, for such term or terms of years, and subject to such

&c. until memorandum left with senior Master. rents and covenants, as the Lord Chancellor, intrusted as afore.

13. Searches may be made by parties themselves. said, shall order : and whereas it has been considered that the

14. Annuities, &c. given by will excepted from act. Lord Chancellor, intrusted as aforesaid, cannot by force of the said enactment empower the committee of a lunatic tenant in Whereas an act of Parliament was passed in the 1 & 2 Vict. tail to grant leases as extensively as was intended by the said [c. 110], intituled “ An Act for abolishing Arrest on Mesne enactment, which will bind his issue in tail and the remain. Process in Civil Actions except in certain Cases, for extend. dermen : and whereas it is expedient to explain and enlarge the ing the Remedies of Creditors against the Property of Debtors, power of the Lord Chancellor, intrusted as aforesaid, in the and for amending the Laws for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors matter aforesaid : be it therefore enacted &c. as follows: | in England;" and another act in the 2 & 3 Vict. [c. 11], inti.

Sect. 1. Where a lunatic is seised of or entitled to land in tuled ** An Act for the better Protection of Purchasers against tail, and it appears to the Lord Chancellor, intrusted as afore Judgments, Crown Debts, Lis Pendens, and Fiats in Bank. said, to be for his benefit, the committee of the estate may, in ruptcy;" and another act in the 3 & 4 Vict. sc. 82], intituled the name and on bebalf of the lunatic, under order of the "An Act for further amending the Act for abolishing Arrest Lord Chancellor, intrusted as aforesaid, make any such leases on Mesne Process in Civil Actions :" and whereas the provi. of the land, or any part thereof, as in the said section of the sions of the said acts respecting judgments, decrees, orders, said act are mentioned, and every such lease shall be good and and rules, and lis pendens, ought to include and be appli. effectual in law against the lunatic and his heirs, and all per cable to the counties palatine of Lancaster and Durham, and sons claiming the lands entailed by force of any estate tail the common-law and equity courts thereof respectively : and

ich shall be vested in such lunatic, and also against all per- / whereas an act was passed in the 13 & 14 Vict. (c. 43, s. 24], sons, including the Queen's most excellent Majesty, her heirs intituled “ An Act to amend the Practice and Proceedings of and successors, whose estates are to take effect aster the deter- | the Court of Chancery of the County Palatine of Lancaster,” mination of, or in remainder or reversion expectant upon, by force whereof the said provisions do to some extent include such estate tail, according to such estate as is comprised and and are applicable to the county palatine of Lancaster, as far specified in every such lease, in like manner as the same as regards the Court of Chancery thereof: be it therefore would have been good and effectual in law if the lunatic at enacted &c. as follows :the time of the making of such leases had been lawfully Sect. 1. Any judgment of the Court of Common Pleas of seised of the same lands comprised in such lease of a pure the county palatine of Lancaster, or of the Court of Pleas of estate in fee-simple to his own use, and had been of sound the county palatine of Durham, obtained before the coming mind, and not the subject of a commission of lunacy, and had into operation of the said act of the 1 & 2 Vict. (c. 110), and himself granted such lease ; and every person to whom from not already registered in the said courts respectively under the time to time the reversion expectant upon the lease shall be provisions of the same act, and which shall not be registered long after the death of the lunatic shall and may have such in the said courts respectively under the same provisions as and the like remedies and advantages, to all intents and pur- l amended by this act on or before the 1st November, 1855, poses, against the lessee, his executors, administrators, and shall not after that day affect any lands, tenements, or hereassigns, as the lunatic or his committee would or might have ditaments in the said counties palatine respectively, as to purhad against him or them; and the powers given by sections chasers, mortgagees, or creditors, unless and until such me. numbered 130 and 131 of the said recited act shall and are morandum or minute of such judgment as is in the said act to operate as extensively as the power given by the said prescribed shall be left with the prothonotary of the court in sect. 129 of the said act as explained and enlarged by this act. which the judgment has been obtained, who shall forth with

2. Where any of the expressions in this act are used in enter the same in manner by the same act as amended by this the said recited act, they shall receive the same interpreta. | act directed in regard to judgments thereby authorised to be tion in this act as by the said recited act is imposed upon registered, and shall be entitled for every such entry to the them.

sum of 28. 6d.; and the provision for re-registration, toties

quoties, hereinafter mentioned, as explained by this act, is CAP. XIV.

hereby extended and applied, mutatis mutandis, to judgments An Act to authorise the Inclosure of certain Lands, in pursu- registered under this present provision.

ance of a Report of the Inclosure Commissioners for Engel 2. And be it declared and enacted as follows:- The proviland and Wales. - [26th April, 1855.]

sions contained in the sections of the act of the 1 & 2 Vict.

[c. 110), numbered respectively 18, 19, and 20, giving to cerCAP. XV.

tain rules of courts of common law, and decrees and orders of An Act for the better Protection of Purchasers against Judg-leonrte of enite the effect of indgments in the superior courts ments, Crown Debts, Cases of Lis Pendens, and Life

Lue of common law, and constituting the persons therein mentioned

of comm Annuities or Rent-charges.

[26th April, 1855.] Ljudgment creditors, and giving to courts of equity the powers Sect. 1. Judgments of common-law palatinate courts obtained by the same act given to the judges of the said superior courts,

before the coming into operation of the 1 & 2 Vict. I and giving to the persons so constituted judgment creditors as

which she

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