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NEW VESSELS BUILT.-An Account of the Number of VESSELS, with the Amount of their TONNAGE, that were built

and registered in the several Ports of the BRITISH EMPIRE, in the Years ending the 5th January, 1824, 1825, and 1826, respectively.

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Isles Guernsey, Jersey, and Man

Brilish Plantations ..............

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VESSELS REGISTERED.-An Account of the Number of VESSELS, with the Amount of their TONNAGE, and the Number

of Men and Boys usually employed in Navigating the same, that belonged to the several Ports of the BRITISH EMPIRE, on the 30th of September, in the Years 1823, 1824, and 31st of December, 1825, respectively.

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United Kingdom
Isles Guernsey, Jersey, & Man
British Plantations








477 3,496


26,361 911,273


3,806 15,089


508 3,579


28,505 214,875


3,773 15,059












Passed in the SEVENTH Session of the SEVENTH Parliament of the

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland— Geo. IV. 1826.

1. AN Act for granting and applying effectual punishmentofcertain offences

certain sums of money for the service in Ireland, by imprisonment with hard of the year one thousand eight hun- labour. dred and twenty-six,

X. An Act for punishing mutiny and II. An Act for raising the sum of ten desertion ; and for the better payment

millions by exchequer bills, for the of the army and their quarters. service of the yearone thousand eight XI. An Act for the regulating of his hundred and twenty-six.

Majesty's royal marine forces while JII. An Act to indemnify such persons

on shore. in the United Kingdom as have omit- XII. An Act for exonerating a certain ted to qualify themselves for offices estate called Maes Llemystin, situate and employments, and for extending in the parish of Llangadfan in the the time limited for those purposes county of Montgomery, belonging to respectively.

Charles Dallas, esq., from the claims IV. An Act to amend an Act of the

of the crown. last session of parliament, for making XIII. An Act to alter and amend an Act provision for the salaries of certain passed in the fifty-fourth year of the bishops, and other ecclesiastical dige reign of his late Majesty king George nitaries and ministers, in the diocese the Third, for vesting in his majesty, of Jamaica, and in the diocese of his heirs and successors, for ever, part Barbadoes and the Leeward Islands, of the ground and buildings now be and for enabling his Majesty to grant longing to the society of King's Inns, annuities to such bishops upon the Dublin, for érecting thereon a reresignation of their offices.

pository for public records in Ireland. V. An Act to give effect to treaties of XIV. An Act for the further amend.

commerce with countries in America ment of an Act of the first and second not at present provided with national years of his present Majesty, for the merchant shipping.

establishment of asylums for the VI. An Act to limit, and after a certain lunatic poor in Ireland. - period to prohibit, the issuing of pro- XV. An Act to amend an Act passed in

missory notes under a limited sum in the seventh and eighth year of the En land.

eign of king William the third, for VII. An Act to facilitate the advancing the more easy recovery of small tithes.

of money by the governor and company XVI. An Act to consolidate and amend of the Bank of England upon deposits several acts relating to the royal or pledges.

hospitals for soldiers at Chelsea and VIII. An Act to amend so much of an Kilmainbam.

Act of the last session of parliament, XVII. An Act for remedying inconvefor regulating the qualification and niences in the administration of the manner of enrolling jurors in justice, arising from the present Scotland, and of choosing jurors in vacancy of the see of Durham, and criminal trials there, and to unite for preventing the like in future. counties for the purposes of trial in XVIII. An Act to authorise the dispocases of high treason in Scotland, as sal of unnecessary prisons in England. relates to the qualification of special KIX. An Act to repeal two Acts of the jurors.

parliament of Scotland, relative to IX. An Act to provide for the more assault and battery pendente lite.


XX. An Act to continue an Act of the XXXI. An Act to amend an Act passed

first and second years of his present in the fifty-second year of the reign Majesty, for granting for the term of of his late Majesty king George the five years additional stamp duties on Third, so far as the same relates to certain proceedings in the courts of the retired allowances of quarterlaw in Ireland.

masters of cavalry and infantry. XXI. An Act for the better regulating XXXII. An Act to amend an Act for

proceedings on writs of mandamus, in suppressing or regulating certain Ireland.

offices therein mentioned, so far as XXII. An Act to enable persons to relates to the board of trade.

continue their compositions for asses- XXXIII. An Act to make further sed taxes for further periods, and for regulations relating to the licensing allowing persons who have not com- of stage coaches. pounded to enter into a composition XXXIV. An Act to amend an Act of for a limited term.

the fifth year of his present Majesty, XXIII. An Act to repeal the duties for amending the several Acts for the

and drawbacks of excise upon tawed encouragement and improvement of

kid skins, sheep skins, and lamb skins. the British and Irish fisheries. XXIV. An Act for fixing, until the XXXV. An Act to enable incapacitated twenty-fifth day of Marchone thousand persons to convey to the commissioneight hundred and twenty-seven, the ers and governors of the royal hospital rates of subsistence to be paid to inn. for seamen at Greenwich, in the keepers and others on quartering county of Kent, certain premises soldiers.

situate in the parish of Greenwich in XXV. An Act to continue until the the said county, and for other pur

fifth day of July one thousand eight poses relating thereto. hundred and twenty-eight, an Act for XXXVI. An Act to regulate the service preventing private distillation in Scot- of the process of the several courts land.

for the recovery of small debts by XXVI. An Act for continuing to his civil bill in Ireland.

majesty for one year certain duties on XXXVII. An Act to regulate the personal estates, offices, and pensions appointment of juries in the East in England, for the service of the year Indies. one thousand eight hundred and XXXVIII. An Act to enable commistwenty-six.

sioners for trying offences upon the XXVII. An Act to defray the charge of sea, and justices of the peace, to take

the pay, clothing, and contingent and examinations touching such offences, other expenses of the disembodied and to commit to safe custody persons militia in Great Britain and Ireland ; charged therewith. and to grantallowances in certain cases XXXIX. An Act for funding eight to subaltern officers, adjutants,quarter- millions of exchequer bills. masters, surgeons, assistant surgeons, XL. An Act to authorize the lords surgeons mates, and serjeant-majors commissioners of his Majesty's treaof militia, until the twenty-fifth day sury to advance money out of the of March one thousand eight hundred consolidated fund towards the exand twenty-seven.

penses of rebuilding London Bridge. XXVIII. An Actforexonerating certain XLI. An Act to amend the laws for the

estates called Corsica Hall, Alfriston, recovery of small debts, and the proMaft Alfriston otherwise Maffe Al- ceedings for that purpose, in the fryshton, and Dean Place, in the manor courts in Ireland. county of Sussex, belonging to John XLII. An Act to amend the laws in Henry Tilson, esq. from the claims of force in Ireland for preventing the the crown.

vexatious impounding of cattle for XXIX. An Act to amend the law of

trespass or damage feasant. Ireland respecting the assigument and XLIII. An Act to amend the laws in

sub-letting of lands and tenements. force in Ireland relating to convey: XXX. An Act to amend the several ances and transfers of estates and

Acts for authorising advances for funds vested in trustees. carrying on public works, and to ex- XLIV. An Act to allow, until the tenth tend the provisions thereof in certain day of October one thousand eight cases.

hundred and twentyofix, the enrolment

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of certain articles of clerkship; to of any additional naval force to be prevent attornies and others from employed in the East Indies. being prejudiced in certain cases by LIII. An Act to regulate the importathe neglect to take out their annual tion of silk goods until the tenth day certificates ; to prohibit the stamping of October one thousand eight hunarticles of clerkship after a certain dred and twenty-eight, and to entime ; and to extend the period for courage the silk manufactures by the taking out certificates after matricula- repeal of certain duties. tion at the universities.



LIV. An Act for the registration of
XLV. An Act for repealing an Act aliens.

passed in the thirty-ninth and fortieth LV. An Act to regulate the manner of
years of the reign of his late Majesty taking the poll at elections of knights
king George the Third, intituled An of the shire to serve in parliament for
Act for relief of persons entitled to the county of York.
entailed estates to be purchased with LVI. An Act to suspend the provisions
trust monies, and for making further of an Act of his late majesty, re-
provisions in lieu thereof.

specting the appointment of writers XLVI. An Act for the better regulating in the service of the East India com

copartnerships of certain bankers in pany, and to authorize the payment
England ; and for amending so much of the allowances of the civil and mi-
of an Act of the thirty-ninth and litary officers of the said company
fortieth years of the reign of his late dying while absent from India.
Majesty king George the Third, in- LVII. An Act to amend and consolidate
tituled' An Act for establishing an the laws for the relief of insolvent
agreement with the governor and debtors in England.
company of the Bank of England, for LVIII. An Act to amend the laws re-
advancing the sum of three millions lating to corps of yeoinanry, cavalry,
towards the supply for the service of and volunteers in Great Britain.
the year one thousand eight hundred, LIX. An Act to continue for seven
as relates to the same.

years, and from thence to the end of XLVII. An Act to allow, until the fifth the then next session of parliament,

day of April, one thousand eight an Act to the fifty-ninth year of his hundred and thirty, certain bounties late majesty, for facilitating the reon the exportation from Ireland of covery of the wages of seamen in

salmon, red herrings, and dried sprats. the merchant service. XLVIII. An Act to alter and amend LX. An Act to prevent the wilful and

the several laws relating to the cus- malicious destruction of dwelling toms.

houses in Ireland.
XLIX. An Act to amend several laws LXI. An Act for the more effectual

of excise relating to bonds, on excise administration of justice in cities,
licences in Ireland, tiles and bricks towns corporate, and other local juris-
for draining, oaths on exportation of dictions in Ireland.
goods, permits for the removal of tea LXII. An Act to make provision for
in Ireland, size of casks in which the uniform valuation of lands and
spirits may be warehoused in Scotland tenements in the several baronies,
and Ireland, the allowance of duty on parishes, and other divisions of coun-
starch and soap used in certain manu- ties in Ireland, for the purpose of
factures, and the repayment of money the more equally levying of the rates
advanced by collectors of excise for and charges upon such baronies,
public works in Ireland.

parishes, and divisions respectively, L. An Act for raising the sum of thir- LXIII. An Act to provide for repair

teen millions two hundred thousand ing, improving, and rebuilding shire pounds by exchequer bills, for the halls, county halls, and other buildservice of the year one thousand ings for holding the assizes and grand eight hundred and twenty-six.

sessions, and also judges lodgings, LI. An Act to confirm sales made by throughout England and Wales.

the surveyor general and the com- LXIV. An Act for improving the admissioners of the land revenue of the ministration of criminal justice in crown, under an Act of the forty- England. eighth year of his late majesty. LXV. An Act to continúe until the LII. An Act for defraying the expense first day of January 1827, and to the

end of the next session of parlia- over the Menai Straits and the river ment, an Act of the third year of his Conway, and the harbours of Howth present majesty, for regulating the and Holyhead, and the road from manner of licensing alehouses in Eng- Dublin to Howth, and for the further land.

improvement of the road from LonLXVI. An Act to render more effectual don to Holyhead.

the several Acts now in force to pro- LXXVII. An Act to extend to Charing mote the residence of the parochial Cross, the Strand, and places adjacent, clergy, by making provision for pur- the powers of an Act for making a chasing houses and other necessary more convenient communication from buildings for the use of their bene- Mary-le.bone Park; and to enable the fices,

commissioners of his majesty's woods, LXVII. An Act to regulate the mode in forests, and land revenues to grant which certain societies or copartner

leases of the site of Carlton palace. ships for banking in Scotland may LXXVIII. An Act to vest in the comsue and be sued.

missioners of his majesty's woods, LXVIII. An Act to amend so much of forests, and land revenues, the powers

an Act of the thirty-first year of his of several Acts for the improvement late majesty, as relates to the elec- of the streets near Westminster Hall tion of members to serve in the legis. and the houses of parliament; and to lative assembly of the province of authorize the conversion of the paveUpper Canada

ments in several parts of the metroLXIX. An Act to amend the law in re- polis into broken stone roads.

spect to the offence of stealing from LXXIX. An Act for applying a sum gardens and hothouses.

out of the consolidated fund, and the LXX. An Act to permit foreign corn, surplus of the grants of the year 1825,

meal, and flour, warehoused, to be to the service of the year 1826; and taken out for home consumption, until for further appropriating the supplies the sixteenth day of August 1826. granted in this session of parliament. LXXI. An Act to empower his majesty

to admit foreign corn for home consumption, under certain limitations, until the first day of January 1827,

PUBLIC ACTS or for six weeks after the commence- Of a Local and Personal Nature, ment of the then next ensuing session of parliament, if parliament shall not

to be noticed by the Courts. then be sitting. LXXII. An Act to consolidate and i. An Act to repeal two Acts relating

amend the laws which regulate the to the employment of the poor within levy and application of church rates the hundreds of Loes and Wilford in and parish cesses, and the election of the county of Suffolk, and to disinchurchwardens, and the maintenance corporate the said hundreds. of parish clerks, in Ireland.

ii. An Act for enabling the company of LXXIII. An Act to consolidate the proprietors of the Witham navigation

laws in force in Ireland for the dis- to complete the drainage and naviga. appropriation of benefices annexed tion by the river Witham; and to to the dignities, and for the appro

raise a further sum of money for that priation of others in their stead, and purpose. for uniting benefices with dignities, iii. An Act for the appropriation of two and to make further provisions for chapels as chapels of ease to the the like purposes.

parish church of Brighthelmston in LXXIV. An Act for consolidating and the county of Sussex.

amending the laws relating to prisons iv. An Act for maintaining and repairin Ireland.

ing the bridge over the river Ayon, LXXV. An Act to explain an Act of at or near Stratford-upon-Avon, in

the fifty-third year of the reign of his the county of Warwick, and for late majesty, respecting the enrolment widening and improving the ap

of memorials of grants of annuities. proaches thereto. LXXVI. An Act for further extending v. An Act for enlarging the present

the powers of an Act for vesting in market, and establishing fish markets, commissioners the bridges building in the town and port of Dover in the

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