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CA P. VIII.
An Act for more conveniently paying the Pensions of Widows

of Officers of the Royal Marines. [2d April 1827.] :W!

HEREAS the Pensions to Widows of Royal Marine

Officers, heretofore payable by the Paymaster General of His Majesty's Forces, are henceforth to be paid by the • Paymaster of Royal Marines ;' Be it therefore enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons,

in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of Powers of the same, That from and after the passing of this Act all the 496.3. c.45. as Powers, Duties, Exemptions, Regulations, and other Enactments, to Half Pay of which by an Act passed in the Forty ninth Year of King George Royal Marine

the Third, intituled An Act for more conveniently paying of AlOfficers, shall extend to Pea- lowances on the Compassionate List of the Navy, and of Half sions of Wi- Pay to Officers of the Royal Marines, are provided with regard dows of such

to the Half Pay of Royal Marine Officers, shall attach and take Officers.

effect with regard to the Pensions of Widows of Royal Marine Officers; and that all Matters and Things which under the said Act would have been Offences, if committed with regard to the said Half Pay, shall, if committed with regard to the said Pensions, be deemed Offences of the same respective Natures, and

be punishable with the same respective Penalties, as if they had Two Commis- been committed with regard to the said Half Pay: Provided sioners of the

always, that all Matters which by the said Act are required to Admiralty em- be done by Three or more of the Commissioners for executing powered to act.

the Office of Lord High Admiral of Great Britain, may be done by any Two or more of such Commissioners ; and provided also, that the Remittance Bill for the said Pensions shall be in the Form or to the Effect following ; videlicet,

Day of

Form of Remittance Bill.

PAY to

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(Widow of

in the Royal Marines,) on her producing • and delivering the Duplicate hereof, the Sum of being for the Pension payable to her as such Widow on Day of

last, if the same be • demanded within Six Calendar Months from the Date hereof, otherwise you are to return this Bill to the Paymaster of Royal Marines, at his Office in London. Signed

Paymaster. • Attested by

[Description.]
To
· The Receiver General of the Land Tax for the County of
« The Collector of the Customs at the Port of

The Collector of the Excise at
· The Clerk of the Cheque at
By virtue of the Act 8th George 4th.

N. B.

* N. B. The forging of this Remittance Bill, or procuring any other Person to forge the same, in order to receive any Part • of the Monies hereby payable, is made Felony by the Acts * 49th George 34 and 8th George 4th.'

CAP. IX. An Act to repeal an Act of the Twenty eighth Year of His 28G.3. c.17.

late Majesty, for the better Regulation of the Manufacture repealed. of Ounce Thread.

[2d April 1827.]

CA P. X.
An Act to enable His Majesty to make further Provision for

Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of
Clarence.

[2d April 1827.] His Majesty may grant an Annuity of 3,0001. to His Royal

Highness the Duke of Clarence, to commence from January 5. “ 1827, and to be payable quarterly. $1. Also an Annuity of “ 6,0001. to the Duchess of Clarence, to commence at the same “ Time, and to be payable in like Manner. ♡ 2. The Annuities “ to be payable out of the Consolidated Fund. § 3.- and to be “ free of all Charges. $ 4.

CAP. XI.
An Act to continue, until the Twenty fifth Day of July One 546,5. c. 187.

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

[2d April 1827.]

CA P. XII.
An Act to amend an Act of the First Year of His present

Majesty, for the Advance of Money for carrying on Public
Works in Ireland.

[2d April 1827.] WH VHEREAS by an Act passed in the First Year of His 16.4. c.81.

present Majesty's Reign, for amending several Acts for the Advance of Money for carrying on Public Works, and for other Purposes in Ireland, certain Provisions were made for the Employment of certain Sums of Money in aid of divers Public Works in Ireland, in the said Act mentioned, under the Orders * of the Lord Lieutenant or other Chief Governor or Governors of Ireland, and under certain Presentments and Estimates in the said Act mentioned, provided that no Order for the Payment of Money under such Presentments and Estimates should be made after the Expiration of Five Years from the passing of the said Act : And Whereas by an Act passed in the Third Year 3G.4. c.84. of His present Majesty's Reign, for the authorizing certain temporary Advances of Money for the Relief of the Distresses existing in Ireland, it was among other Things enacted, that it should be lawful for the Lord Lieutenant or other Chief Governor

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or Governors of Ireland, to order further Advances to be made ' for the Repairs of Roads, or for other Public Works, and that • such Advances might be made at any Time before the Assizes

next after the passing of the said Act: And Whereas by an Act • made in the Sixth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled An Act to render more effectual the several Acts for authorizing Advances for carrying on Public Works, so far as relates to Ireland, . it was enacted, that there might be issued out of the Consolidated

Fund, by the Lord Lieutenant, or other Chief Governor or Go. 'vernors of Ireland, any Sum or Sums of Money not exceeding

in the Whole the Sum of Three hundred thousand Pounds · British Currency, for the Purposes and under the Regulations • in the said Act mentioned and contained : And Whereas by • another Act made in the Sixth Year of His present Majesty's

Reign, to provide for the repairing, making, and keeping in · repair certain Roads and Bridges in Ireland, it was among • other Things enacted, that any Order or Orders for the Payment ' of any Money under any such Presentment or Estimate, in

respect of Roads or Public Works, as in the said Act of the • First Year of His present Majesty's Reign are mentioned, should

and might be made at any Time within One Year next after the • Time limited by the said Act of the said First Year ; and it is

expedient that a further Sum of Money should be applied to ' the Purposes of the said Act of the First Year of His Majesty's • Reign, and that further Time should be allowed for effectuating ' the Purposes of the said Act ;' Be it therefore enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That at any Time after the passing of this Act, by or out of such Monies as shall at any Time or Times remain in the Receipt of the Exchequer in Ireland, or out of the growing Produce of the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, arising in Ireland, it shall and may be lawful to and for the Lord Lieutenant, or other Chief Governor or Governors of Ireland for the Time being, to order such further Advances and to issue such Sums of Money as he or they shall think necessary, not exceeding in the Whole the Sum of One hundreil thousand Pounds, to any Treasurer of any County or County of a City, or County of a Town in Ireland, for the making or repairing of Roads, or for any other Public Works, and that any such Advance may be made accordingly; and that any Order or Orders for the Payment of any Money under any such Presentment or Estimate as are mentioned in the said recited Act of the First Year of His present Majesty's Reign, shall and may be made at any Time within Two Years next after the passing of this Act; and that all such Advances and Orders shall be made under and according to the Directions contained in the said recited Acts of the First and Third Years of His present Majesty's Reign; and that all the Provisions in the said Acts contained shall be extended to this Act, except only so much of the said Act of the Third Year of His present Majesty's Reign as provides that such Advances may be made, although any Presentment may not have been made for such Purposes.

II. And

Lord Lieutenant may advance Money for Public Works, not exoeeding 100,0001.

instead of

II. And be it further enacted, That no more than the Sum 200,0001, only of Two hundred thousand Pounds in the Whole shall be issued to be advanced and applied to the Purposes and under the Regulations of the said in the Whole, first-recited Act of the Sixth Year of His present Majesty's Reign,

300,0001. instead of the Sum of Three hundred thousand Pounds in the said Act mentioned; any thing contained in the said recited Act to the contrary in anywise notwithstandiny.

III. And be it further enacted, That it shall and may be lawful Such Advances for the Lord Lieutenant, or other Chief Governor or Governors of may be issued Ireland, out of the said Sum of One hundred Thousand Pounds, on Present

ments made to issue and make Advances on account of any Presentment or

before the Estimate made at any Time before the passing of this Act, under passing of this the Provisions of the said recited Acts of the First or Sixth Year Act. of His Majesty's Reign, in Cases where the Advances authorized to be made according to the Provisions of the said recited Acts shall not have been made or completed.

IV. And be it further enacted, That in any Case in which any Lord LieuteLoan or Advance shall have been made for any Public Work in nant may make Ireland, under the Authority of any of the Acts hereinbefore further recited, it shall and may be lawful for the Lord Lieutenant or vided the In

Advances, proother Chief Governor or Governors of Ireland, out of the said terest and Sum of One hundred thousand Pounds, to issue and advance any Instalments on further Sum or Sums of Money, if he or they shall think fit so to former Addo, for or towards the Completion of such Public Work, upon

vances have adequate Security for the Payment of such Sum or Sums and the been paid. Interest thereof, by such Instalments and at such Times as shall be required : Provided always, that no such Advance shall be made in any Case where the Party applying for the same shall not have paid the Interest, and the several Instalments due on any such former Loan or Advance, when and as the same shall respectively have become due and payable.

CAP. XIII.
An Act to indemnify such Persons in the United Kingdom

as have omitted to qualify themselves for Offices and Em-
ployments, and for extending the Time limited for those
Purposes respectively.

[12th April 1827.] [This Act is the same, except as to Dates, as 7 G. 4. c. 3.]

CAP. XIV.
An Act for fixing, until the Twenty tifth Day of March One

thousand eight hundred and twenty eight, the Rates of
Subsistence to be paid to Innkeepers and others on quar-
tering Soldiers.

[12th April 1827.] :WH

HEREAS by an Act passed in the present Session of Par- 7 & 8 G.4. c.4.

liament, for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the • better Payment of the Army and their Quarters, it is (amongst • other Things) enacted, that Officers and Soldiers shall be fur• nished with Diet and Small Beer, upon paying and allowing for • the same the several Rates that are or shall be established by any • Act or Acts of Parliament; and an Option is given to Innholders

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Allowance for the Diet of Noncommissioned Officers and Soldiers, 1s. per Day.

and Soldiers, !s. per day.

• and others upon whom Officers and Soldiers are quartered and • billetted, to furnish certain Articles gratis in lieu of Diet and

Small Beer; and it is just and expedient that an adequate " Allowance shall be made and established for Provision and • other Articles furnished to Officers and Soldiers ; May it therefore please Your Majesty that it may be enacted; and be it enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That every Noncommissioned Officer and Private Soldier who shall be furnished with Diet and Small Beer, within those Parts of the United Kingdom specified in the said recited Act, by the Innholders or other Persons on whom such Noncommissioned Officers or Private Soldiers shall be quartered and billetted by virtue of this Act shall pay and allow for the same the Sum of One Shilling per Diem; and that for such Allowance of One Shilling, the Innholder or other Person shall furnish One Meal ; videlicet, a hot Dinner, if required, in each Day to each Noncommissioned Officer, Trumpeter, Drummer, and Private Soldier quartered and billetted on him, to consist of such Quantity of Diet and Small Beer as have been or shall be specified and fixed in and by any Regulations made or to be made from time to time by His Majesty in that Behálf, but not to exceed One Pound and a Quarter of Meat previous to being dressed, One Pound of Bread, One Pound of Potatoes or other Vegetables previous to being cooked, and Two Pints of Small Beer, and Vinegar, Salt, and Pepper; and that the Accounts of the same shall be rendered, and Payment thereof made, in like Manner as is directed by the said Act.

II. And be it further enacted, That in case any Innholders or other Persons on whom any Noncommissioned Officers or Private Men shall be quartered within the aforesaid Parts of the United Kingdom, shall, by virtue of the said Option in the said Act, furnish such Noncommissioned Officers or Soldiers with the Articles therein mentioned, in lieu of furnishing Diet and Small Beer at the Rates prescribed by this Act, such Innholders or other Persons on whom such Noncommissioned Officers or Soldiers are quartered, and by whom the said Articles shall have been so supplied, shall receive in consideration thereof One Halfpenny per Diem for each Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier ; which Sum of One Halfpenny per Diem shall be accounted for and paid in like Manner as is directed touching the Rates aforesaid.

II. And be it further enacted, That the Sum to be paid to the Innholder or other Person within the aforesaid Parts of the United Kingdom, on whom any of the Horses belonging to His Majesty's Forces shall be quartered by virtue of the said Act, for Hay and Straw, shall be Ten Pence per Diem for each Horse.

IV. And be it further enacted, That all Noncommissioned Officers and Soldiers shall be entitled to receive their Diet and Small Beer from the Innholders or other Persons on whom they may be billetted, within the aforesaid Parts of the United Kingdom, at the Rates hereinbefore prescribed, while on the March, as also on and for the Day of their Arrival at the Place of their

Allowance of One Halfpenny per Diem for certain Articles furnished in lieu of Diet and Small Beer.

For Horses 10d. per Day for Hay and Straw.

Regulation with respect to dieting Noncommissioned Officers and Soldiers on their March.

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