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PUBLIC GENERAL ACTS,

Passed in the First Session of the Sixth Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.—59 GEO. III. A. D. 1819.

AN act to provide for the care of his majesty's royal person during the continuance of his majesty's illness. An act for reviving and further continuing, until the 1st day of May 1819, an act made in the fifty-first year of his present majesty, intituled “an act to ex* tend an act made in the 18th • year of his late majesty king “George the second, to explain ‘and amend the laws touching the elections of the knights of ‘the shire to serve in parliament “for England, respecting the ex“penses of hustings and poll ‘clerks so far as regards the city * of Westminster.” An act for continuing to his majesty certain duties on malt, sugar, tobacco and snuff, in Great Britain; and on pensions, offices and personal estates, in England; for the service of the year 1819. An act for raising the sum of twenty millions, by exchequer bills, for the service of the year 1819. An act to ascertain the tonnage of vessels propelled by Steam. An act to enable his majesty to direct the distribution of any Vol. LXI.

reward awarded by the commissioners of the customs of excise to the officers of the army, navy, or marines, for apprehending smugglers, in such manner as his majesty shall be pleased to appoint. An act to regulate the cutlery trade in England. An act to continue, until the 25th of March 1820, an act of the last session of parliament, for preventing aliens from becoming naturalized or being made or becoming denizens, except in certain CaSeS. An act for punishing mutiny and desertion; and for the better payment of the army and their quarters. An act for the regulating of his majesty's royal marine forces while on shore. - 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 certain of those purposes respectively, until the 25th of March 1820, and to permit such persons in Great Britain as have omitted to make and file affidavits of the execution of indentures cf clerks to attornies and and solicitors, to make and file the same on or before the first day of Hilary Term 1820, and to allow persons to make and file such asso, although the persons whom they served shall have neglected to take out their annual certificates. An act to amend the laws for the relief of the poor. An act to continue two acts of the 56th and 58th years of his present majesty, for reducing the duties payable on horses used for the purposes therein mentioned, to the 5th of April 1821; and to reduce the duties chargeable under certain acts of the 48th and 52nd years of his present majesty, in respect of certain horses, mares, geldings and mules. An act to continue, until the first day of July 1823, an act of the 46th year of his present majesty, for permitting the exportation of wool from the British plantations in America. An act to continue, until the 1st of July 1821, an act of the 54th year of his present majesty, for granting certain duties on merchandise imported into Ireland from any place within the limits of the charter granted to the united company of merchants of England träding to the East Indies. - An act to carry into effect the treaty with the Netherlands relating to the slave trade. An act to amend an act of last session of parliament, for carrying into execution a convention made between his majesty and the king of Portugal for the preventing the traffic in slaves. * An act to make perpetual an aet of the 44th year of his pre

sent majesty for permitting the exportation of salt from the port of Nassau in the island of New Providence, the port of Exuma and the port of Crooked Island in the Bahama Islands, in American ships coming in ballast. An act to render, until the 5th of July 1820, the growing produce of the consolidated fund of the united kingdom, arising in Great Britain, available for the public service. An act to enable the commissioners of his majesty's treasury to issue exchequer bills, on the credit of such aids or supplies as have been or shall be granted by parliament for the service of the year 1819. An act to amend several acts for purchasing an estate for the duke of Wellington. An act for the further regulation of his majesty's household and the care of his royal person, during the continuance of his indisposition. An act to restrain, until the end of the present session of parliament, the governor and com}. of the Bank of England rom o payments in cash under certain notices given by them for that purpose. An act to restrain, until the end of the present session of parliament, the governor and company of the Bank of Ireland from making payments in the gold coin of this realm, under certain notices given by them. An act to enable his majesty to fix the rate and direct the disposal of freight money, for the conveyance of specie and jewels on board his majesty's ships and vessels. An act for fixing the rates of subsistence subsistence to be paid to innkeepers and others on quartering soldiers. An act to facilitate the trial of felonies committed on board vessels employed on canals, navigable rivers and inland navigations. An act to empower magistrates to divide the court of quarter sessions. An act to repeal the duties on mineral alkali, and on articles containing mineral , alkali and other articles, and to impose other duties in lieu thereof. An act for vesting in commissioners the line of road from Shrewsbury in the county of Salop to Bangor Ferry in the county of Carnarvon, and for discharging the trustees under several acts of the 17th, 28th, 36th, 41st, 42nd, 47th, and 50th years of his present majesty, from the future repair and maintenance thereof; and for altering and repealing so much of the said acts as affects the said line of road. An act to enable certain commissioners fully to carry into effect several conventions for liquidating claims of British subjects and others, against the government of France. An act to continue until the 5th day of July 1822, and amend, so much of an act made in the 55th year of his present majesty for granting, until the 5th of April 1819, additional duties of excise in Great Britain, as relates to tobacco, and snuff, and certain excise licences. * An act to continue until the 1st day of July 1821, several acts of the 54th and 55th years of his

present majesty, respecting the duties of customs payable on merchandize imported into Great Britain from any place within the limits of the charter granted to the united company of merchants of England trading to the East Indies. An act to amend and render more effectual several acts for enabling the commissioners for the reduction of the national debt to-grant life annuities, and to empower the said commissioners to grant annuities for lives or years, for promoting the beneficial purposes of the fund commonly called the Waterloo Subscription. An act to amend an act passed in the 55th year of the reign of his present majesty, intituled “An act, to facilitate the administration of justice in that part of the united kingdom called Scotland, by extending trial by jury to civil causes.” An act to repeal certain acts now in force for regulating the making and sale of bread out of the city of London and the liberties thereof, and beyond the weekly bills of mortality and ten miles of the royal exchange, where no assize is set; and for es-, tablishing other provisions and regulations relative thereto. An act for further regulating. the qualification of members to serve in the United parliament of Great Britain and Ireland.

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tion made between his majesty and the United States of America. An act for the more frequent É. into the receipt of the xchequer at Westminster of monies arising from the duties of customs, excise, stamps and postage in England. An act to secure spiritual persons in the possession of benefices in certain cases. An act to establish regulations for preventing contagious diseases in Ireland. An act for raising the sum of twelve millions by way of anIlultles. An act to authorize the receipt and appropriation of certain sums voluntarily contributed by the most noble John Jefferies marquis Camden, in aid of the public service. An act to amend an act passed in the 57th year of his present majesty, for the more effectual punishment of murders, manslaughters, rapes, robberies and burglaries committed in places not within his majesty's dominions, as relates to the trial of murders, manslaughters, rapes, robberies, burglaries, committed in Honduras. An act to explain and amend certain acts relative to the court of session in Scotland. An act to abolish appeals of murder, treason, felony, or other offences; and wager of battle, or joining issue and trial by battle in writs of right. An act to indemnify persons who shall give evidence before the Lords spiritual and temporal on the bill for preventing bribery

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and corruption at the election of members to serve in parliament for the borough of Barnstaple, in the county of Devon. An act to amend an act passed in the 55th year of his present majesty, for granting to his majesty the sum of twenty thousand [. towards repairing roads etween London and Holyhead by Chester, and between London and Bangor by Shrewsbury; and for giving additional powers to the commissioners therein named to build a bridge over the Menai Straits, and to make a new road from Bangor ferry to Holyhead, in the county of Anglesea. An act to continue the restrictions contained in several acts on payments in cash by the Bank of England until the 1st of May 1823, and to provide for the gradual resumption of such payments, and to permit the exportation of gold and silver. An act to amend the laws respecting the settlement of the poor, so far as regards renting tenements. An act to relieve persons compounding for their assessed taxes, from an annual assessment for the term of three years. An act to repeal the several duties of customs chargeable in Great Britain, and to grant other duties in lieu thereof. An act for granting to his majesty certain additional duties of excise on tea, coffee and cocoa nuts, tobacco and snuff, pepper, malt and British spirits, and consolidating the same with the former it. thereon; and for amending certain laws of excise relating thereto. An An act to carry into effect a

convention of commerce concluded between his majesty and the United States of America, and a treaty with the prince regent of Portugal. An act to extend the provisions of three acts of the 52nd, 53rd, and 57th years of his present majesty, for allowing British plantation sugar and coffee, and other articles imported into Bermuda in British ships, to be exported to America in foreign vessels, and to permit articles, the produce of America, to be imported into Bermuda in foreign ships, to certain other articles. An act to make further regulations as to the payment of navy prize orders. An act to alter and amend certain laws of excise in respect to salt and rock salt. An act for facilitating the recovery of the wages of seamen in the merchant service. An act to extend the provisions of an act made in the 55th year of his present majesty, for the payment of wages due to deceased seamen, and marines, to wages due to intestate bastards. An act to permit the archbishops of Canterbury and York and the bishop of London, for the time being, to admit persons into holy orders especially for the colonies. An act to enable counties and stewartries in Scotland to give aid to royal burghs situated therein, for the purpose of improving, enlarging, or rebuilding their gaols; or to improve, enlarge, or rebuild common gaols of counties and stewartries which are not the gaols of royal burghs.

An act for the protection of banks for savings in Scotland. An act to explain an act passed in the 55th year of his present majesty, for purchasing an estate for the duke of Wellington. An act to facilitate proceedings against the warden of the fleet, in vacation. An act for granting to his majesty a sum of money to be raised by lotteries. An act to make further provisions for the regulation of cotton mills and factories, and for the better preservation of the health of young persons employed therein. An act to continue until the 30th day of July 1820, an act of the 54th year of his present majesty, for the effectual examina-. tion of accounts of the receipt and expenditure of the colonial revenues in the islands of Ceylon, Mauritius, Malta, Trinidad, and in the settlements of the Cape of Good Hope. An act for exonerating the manor of Dawlish, in the county of Devon, from the claims of the crown against the estate of John Inglett Fortescue, esquire. An act to prevent the enlisting or engagement of his majesty's subjects to serve in foreign service, and the fitting out or equiping in his majesty's dominions vessels for warlike purposes, without his majesty's licence. An act to repeal certain acts of the parliament of Scotland regarding duelling. An act for raising a loan of twelve millions from the commissioners for the reduction of the national debt. An act to grant to his majesty &B

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