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CAP. XLVII.
An Act for the further Amendment and Extension of the

Powers of the several Acts authorizing Advances for car-
rying on Public Works.

[23d June 1827.] WHE THEREAS it is expedient that the Provisions of an Act 57 G. 8. c. 94.

made in the Fifty. seventh Year of His late Majesty's Reign, • for authorizing the issue of Exchequer Bills, and the Advance • of Money out of the Consolidated Fund, for the carrying on of • Public Works and Fisheries in the United Kingdom, and for the • Employment of the Poor in Great Britain, and the several Acts * for amending the same, should be further extended and enlarged; 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 from and after the passing Further Time of this Act, it shall and may be lawful for the Commissioners for may be granted the Execution of the said Acts in Great Britain, or any Three for the Repayor more of them, from time to time for the Time being, in such Sums lent for Manner and Form as the said Commissioners for the Execution carrying on of the said Acts may think fitting and expedient, by and with the Public Works. Consent and Approbation of the Lord High Treasurer or of the Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, or any Three or more of them, to grant any further Time for the Repayment of any Sum or Sums of Money which shall have been lent or advanced by the said Commissioners at any Time before the passing of this Act, under the Provisions of the said Acts or any of them, or which at any Time after the passing of this Act may be lent or advanced by the said Commissioners under the Powers of any of the said recited Acts; and that the Time for the Repayment of any such Time of RepayLoan or Advance may be extended by the said Commissioners ment may be for the Execution of the said Acts, with the Consent of the Lord extended be

yond 20 Years. High Treasurer or Commissioners of the Treasury, or any Three or more of them, to any Period exceeding the Period of Twenty Years, any thing in the said Acts or any of them to the contrary in anywise notwithstanding; and that it shall be lawful for the Commissioners said Commissioners for the Execution of the said Acts to com- may compound pound any Debt or Debts on account of any such Loan or Ad- for Debts. vance, and to stay any Proceedings for the Recovery of the same upon Payment and Receipt of any such Sum or Sums of Money, or of such Amount or Proportion of Principal or Interest, and at such Rate of Interest, and upon such Terms and Conditions, as the Lord High Treasurer or Commissioners of the Treasury, or any Three or more of them, shall judge fitting and expedient, and shall order and direct; and that it shall be lawful for such Com- Commissioners missioners for the Execution of the said Acts, by and with the may lend, for Consent and Approbation of the said Lord High Treasurer or

the Purposes

herein menCommissioners of the Treasury, or any Three or more of them, tioned, on the at any Time after the passing of this Act, to make any Loan or Securities reAdvance for any of the Purposes mentioned in the said Acts or quired in forany of them, or for any other like Purposes, in Great Britain mer Acts, or

on such other

and

Securities as and Ireland respectively, under the Regulations of the several shall appear to Acts in force immediately before the passing of this Act, and for them sufficient,

the Purpose of giving Employment to the Labouring Classes of the Poor in Ireland, upon such Securities as are mentioned in the said Acts or any of them, or upon any such other Securities as shall appear to be good and sufficient to such Commissioners; and that all such Proceedings of such Commissioners for the Execution of the said Acts, by and with the Consent and Approbation of the said Lord High Treasurer or such Commissioners of the Treasury, shall be good, valid, and effectual to all intents and Purposes whatsoever, any thing in the said Acts or any of

them to the contrary in anywise notwithstanding. 6 G. 4, c. 35. • II. 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, the Sum of Three hundred • thousand Pounds British Currency, Part of the Sum of Two • Millions to be raised by Exchequer Bills under an Act made

in the Third Year of His present Majesty's Reign, for amending • Two Acts of the Fifty seventh Year of His late Majesty and

the First Year of His present Majesty, for authorizing the Issue of Exchequer Bills and the Advance of Money for carrying

on Public Works and Fisheries, and Employment of the Poor, 6 was set apart and appropriated and directed to be applied in • the Manner specified in the said recited Act of the Sixth Year

• of His Majesty's Reign: And Whereas by an Act of this present 7&8 G.4. c. 12. • Session of Parliament, intituled 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; it is enacted, that no

more than the Sum of Two hundred thousand Pounds in the • whole shall be issued and applied to the Purposes and under

the Regulations of the said recited Act of the Sixth Year of

• His present Majesty's Reign, instead of the Sum of Three Lord Lieute- • hundred thousand Pounds in the same Act mentioned: And nant may order • Whereas Doubts have arisen as to the Construction of the Advances un

said Act of this present Session, and as to the intended Apder Presentments made

plication of the Remaining Sum of One hundred thousand before or after « Pounds, Part of the said Sum of Three hundred thousand Pounds passing c. 12. • mentioned in the said Act of the Sixth Year aforesaid;' Be it of this Session. therefore declared and enacted, That it shall and may be lawful Application of the remaining

for the Lord Lieutenant, or other Chief Governor or Governors Sum of of Ireland, to order any Advances to be made under any Present100,0001., ment or Estimate which may have been or may be made at any Part of Time either before or after the passing of the said Act of this 300,000l. set

present Session; and that it shall and may be lawful for the Comapart by

missioners for the Execution of the said Act of the Third Year of 6 G. 4. c. 35.

His present Majesty to apply the said Sum of One hundred thousand Pounds, Part of the said Sum of Three hundred thousand Pounds, in such and the like Manner to all intents and Purposes as before the passing of the said Act of the Sixth Year aforesaid they were authorized and empowered to apply the said Sum of Two Millions to be raised by Exchequer Bills as aforesaid, and as if the said Act of the Sixth Year aforesaid had

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not been made or passed ; any thing in the same Act to the contrary in anywise notwithstanding.

III. And be it further enacted, That for the Execution of this Powers of Act, the Commissioners for the Execution of the said Acts, and former Acts the Lord High Treasurer or Commissioners of the Treasury, and

executing this all other Persons, shall have all such and the like Powers and Act. Authorities in all respects as are given to or vested in such Commissioners, Lord High Treasurer, Commissioners of the Treasury, and other Persons by the said Acts or any of them, except only so far as the same are altered by this Act.

CA P. XLVIII.
An Act to continue until the First Day of June One thousand

eight hundred and twenty eight, and from thence to the
End of the then next Session of Parliament, an Act of the
Third Year of His present Majesty, for regulating the
Manner of licensing Alehouses in England.

[23d June 1827.]

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CA P. XLIX.
An Act to exempt Persons who have procured Game Cer-

tificates in Great Britain from the Duty on Game Certifi-
cates in Ireland, and to authorize Persons who have paid
Duty on Game Certificates in Ireland to kill Game in Great
Britain, upon paying the additional Duty only.

[23d June 1827.] THEREAS by an Act passed in the Fifty second Year of

, • intituled An Act for granting to His Majesty certain new and 52 G. 3. c. 93. additional Duties of Assessed Taxes, and

for consolidating the same with the former Duties of Assessed Taxes, certain Duties • therein specified are imposed upon Persons (not acting by virtue

of a Deputation or Appointment) in Great Britain who shall use 'any Dog, Gun, Net, or other Engine, for the Purpose of taking

or killing any Game whatever, or any Woodcock, Snipe, Quail, or Landrail, or any Conies, or shall take or kill by any Means. - whatever, or shall assist in any Manner in the taking or killing * by any Means whatever, any Game, or any Woodcock, Snipe,

Quail, or Landrail, or any Cony: And Whereas by another Act passed in the Fifty sixth Year of the Reign of His said late Majesty, intituled An Act to repeal the several Stamp Duties in 56 G. 3. c. 56. * Ireland, and also several Acts for the Collection and Management of the said Duties, and to grant new Stamp Duties in lieu thereof;

and to make more effectual Regulations for collecting and managing · the said Duties, certain Duties therein specified are imposed upon Certificates, to authorize Persons not being Gamekeepers to kill Game in Ireland : And Whereas it is expedient to exempt

Persons who shall have paid any such Duty as aforesaid in Great Britain from the Duties payable on any such Certificates ' as aforesaid in Ireland, and to exempt Persons who shall have ' paid any Duty on any such Certificates as aforesaid in Ireland,

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+ Sic. upon + the Duty imposed on any such Person as aforesaid in

Great Britain, upon their paying to the Commissioners of Stamps • in Great Britain the Difference between the Duty paid by them • on such Certificates in Ireland, and the Sum which would have • been payable by them in Great Britain in case they had not

previously paid any such Duty as aforesaid in Ireland ;' Be it therefore enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Tem

poral and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and Persons who

by the Authority of the same, That from and after the passing have paid the

of this Act, whenever any Person shall have paid or shall pay Duty on Game the Duty imposed by the said recited Act of

the Fifty second Great Britain Year of the Reign of His late Majesty on Persons in Great exempt from

Britain, other than Persons acting by virtue of a Deputation or the Duty

Appointment, who shall use any Dog, Gun, Net, or other Engine thereon in

for the purpose of taking or killing any Game whatever, or any Ireland;

Woodcock, Snipe, Quail, or Landrail, or any Conies, or shall take or kill by any Means whatever, or shall assist in any Manner in the taking or killing by any Means whatever, any Game, or any Woodcock, Snipe, Quail, or Landrail, or any Cony, such Person shall be exempt from the Duty imposed by the said recited Act passed in the Fifty sixth Year of the Reign of His said late Majesty on Certificates to authorize Persons not being Gamekeepers to kill Game in Ireland, for and during the Period in respect whereof such Duty shall have been paid in Great Britain, and from all the Penalties contained or imposed in the said recited Act of the Fifty sixth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, or

in and by any other Act or Acts for securing any of the said and Persons Duties so payable in Ireland as aforesaid ; and that every Person having paid the who shall have paid any of the Duties imposed by the said recited Duty imposed Act of the Fifty sixth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty on thereon in Ireland exempt

Certificates to authorize Persons not being Gamekeepers to kill from the Duty Game in Ireland, shall be exempt from the Duties imposed by in Great Bri: the said recited Act of the Fifty second Year of the Reign of His tain on paying late Majesty, on Persons in Great Britain who shall use any Dog, the Difference only.

Gun, Net, or other Engine for the Purpose of taking or killing any Game whatever, or any Woodcock, Snipe, Quail, or Landrail, or any Cony, and from all the Penalties contained in or imposed by the said recited Act of the Fifty second Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, or in or by any other Act or Acts for securing any of the said Duties payable in Great Britain as aforesaid, provided such Person shall first pay to the said Commissioners of Stamps in Great Britain the Difference between the Duty already paid by him in Ireland, and the Duty which would have been payable in respect of such Person for any of the Purposes afore

said in Great Britain. Commissioners II. And be it further enacted, That in every Case in which of Stamps in

any such Difference of Duty shall be offered to be paid to the Ireland, receive Commissioners of Stamps in Ireland as aforesaid, it shall be lawful ing the Differ ence of Duty,

for the said Commissioners of Stamps, or their proper Officers, to stamp Cer and they are hereby authorized and required to receive the tificates with a Amount of such Difference of Duty, upon the Production to the Mark denoting said Commissioners, or their proper Officers, of the Certificate upon which the original Duty shall have been paid, and to stamp

such

in any

such Certificate with a Mark or Impression denoting the Payment of the additional Duty payable thereon in pursuance of this Act.

III. Provided always, and be it further enacted and declared, Nothing herein That neither the Payment of the Difference of Duty as aforesaid, to authorize the nor the stamping of the Certificate, nor any thing contained or

killing of Game

Manner done in pursuance of this Act, shall be construed to authorize or enable

prohibited by any

Person to kill Game, or use any Dog, Gun, Net, Law. or other Engine for any of the Purposes mentioned in this Act, at any Time or Times, or in any Manner prohibited by any Law in force at or immediately before the passing of this Act, nor unless such Person shall be duly qualified so to do under and by virtue of the Laws in being; and all Penalties and Forfeitures, Actions and Suits, shall and may be prosecuted and maintained for such Offences as if this Act had not been made.

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CA P. L.
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, Quarter-
masters, Surgeons, Assistant Surgeons, Surgeons Mates,
and Serjeant Majors of Militia, until the Twenty fifth Day
of March One thousand eight hundred and twenty eight.

[23d June 1827.] W

for defraying the Charge of the Pay, Clothing, and con• tingent and other Expences of the Regular Militia, and of the · Miners of Cornwall and Devon (when disembodied) in Great Britain and Ireland; and also for making Allowances of Re• duced Pay in certain Cases to Subaltern Officers and Surgeons

Mates of the Regular Militia and Miners of Devon and Cornwall • in Great Britain, while disembodied; and also Allowances to

Adjutants and Serjeant Majors of the Regular Militia, who · have been or may be reduced; and to Adjutants, Surgeons, and

Quartermasters, after long Service;' 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 the Secretary at War for the Time being may and Secretary at shall, and he is hereby authorized, empowered, and required to War to issue cause to be issued and paid the whole Sum required for the the Money reRegular Militia of Great Britain and Ireland (when disembodied), Pay of the in the Manner and for the several Uses hereinafter mentioned ; Regular Mi. (that is to say), for the Pay of the said Regular Militia at the Rates litia. following ; (that is to say), For each Adjutant, Eight Shillings per Diem :

Rales of Pay. For each Paymaster, in Corps consisting of Three Companies and

upwards, Six Shillings per Diem: For each Paymaster, in Corps consisting of Two Companies, Five

Shillings per Diem : For each Paymaster, in Corps consisting of One Company, Four · Shillings per Diem :

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