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PART.VI —CLASS XXXVIII.
Vagrants.

[ The 5 G. IV. c. 83, was the last statute oa this subject. ]

PART VI.—CLASS XXXIX.

Weights and Measures.

[ No. I. ] 4 Sc 5 W . IV. c. 49.—An Act to amend and render effectual Two Acts
of the fifth and sixth Years of the reign of his late Majesty King George the
Fourth relating to Weights and Measures. . . '1302

[ No. II. ] 5 & 6 W. IV. c. 63—An Act to repeal an Act of the fourth and fifth
Year of his present Majesty relating to Weights and Measures, and to make other
Provisions instead thereof. . . . ib.

PART VII.

MISCELLANEOUS.

Class I. Annual Indemnity Act.

II. Mutiny Act. 1

III. Billetting Act.

IV. Disembodied Militia Act

V. Marine Act.

\ All ofthe above Statutes have been regularly re-enacted every Session, with the ex-
ception of the last Billetting Act, 10 G. IV. c. 9, the provisions of which have
been incorporated with the Mutiny Act. ] . . 1316

PART VIII.

THE UNION ACTS.

Supplementary Miscellaneous Statutes.

No. I. ] 2 & 3 W. IV. c. 75.—An Act for regulating Schools of Anatomy. 1363
No. II. ] 3 & 4 W. IV. c. 70.—An Act to alter and amend an Act of the Forty-
first Year of His Majesty King George the Third, for the better Regulation ol
Public Notaries in England. . . . 1360

[ No. III. ] 3 & 4 W. IV. c. 90—An Act to repeal an Act of the Eleventh Year

of His late Majesty King George the Fourth, for the lighting and watching of

Parishes in England and Wales, and to make other Provisions in lieu thereof. 136"

[ No. IV. ] 5 W. IV. c. 2.—An Act to amend an Act of the Thirty-eighth Year of
King George the Third, for preventing the Mischiefs arising from the printing and
publishing Newspapers, and Papers of a like Nature, by persons not known, and
for regulating the Printing and Publication of such Papers in other respects; and
to discontinue certain Actions commenced under the Provisions of the said act. 1389

[ No. V. ] 6 W. IV. c. 4.- An Act to amend an Act of the last Session for abolish-
ing Capital Punishments in Cases of Letter Stealing and Sacrilege. . 1391

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A SUPPLEMENT

TO THE

Collection of tt)e statutes,

CONNECTED WITH THE

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION OF THE LAW.

PART I.

Of Persons and Corporations.

Class I. Of Aliens, Denizens, and Naturalization.

2. — Statutes relating to the Clergy.

3. — Marriage.

4. — Parent and Child.
.5. — Corporations.

CLASS I.

[There has been no statute passed on the subjects of this class since Ac last Alien act, 7 G. 4, c. 54.]

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PART I.

CLASS II.

STATUTES RELATING TO THE CLERGY. [No. I.] 1 and 2 W. 4, c. 38.—An Act to amend and render more effectual an Act passed in the Seventh and Eighth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty, intituled An Act to amend the Acts for building and promoting the building of additional Churches in populous Parishes.

[15th October 1831.]

WHEREAS, &c. [Recites the titles of the 58 G. 3, c. 45, 59 G. 3, c.

134, 3 G. 4, c. 72, 5 G. 4, c. 103, 7 & 8 G. 4 c. 72.] And whereas by the said recited act passed in the fifth year of the reign of his late Majesty it was amongst other things enacted, that with a view to afford facility to the erection of churches and chapels it should be lawful for certain persons building or purchasing the same, and endowing them with pew rents, to nominate for forty years spiritual persons to serv e such churches or chapels respectively, subject to the consent of the bishop of the diocese, and to certain regulations therein provided: and whereas by the said recited act passed in the seventh and eighth years of the reign of his late Majesty further encouragement was given to the same object by authorizing his Majesty's commissioners for building new churches to declare that any person or persons building a chapel, and endowing the same to the satisfaction of the said commissioners, with some permanent provision in land or monies in the funds, should have the perpetual right of nominating the minister to serve the same and whereas the said provisions of the said last-recited act have been found insufficient for such their purposes, and require amendment, in order to provide more effectually for the improved pastoral superin„ , .. tendence of his Majesty's subjects: be it therefore enacted, &c. that so icVc^ c 72 mueh °f 8a'^ recited act passed in the seventh and eighth years of as authorizes 'tne reign of his late Majesty as authorizes the said commissioners to the commis- declare, in the cases therein provided, the right of nominating the spirisioners in ccr- tual persons to serve the chapels therein named respectively to be in the tain cases to person or persons building and endowing the same, his, her, or their declare the heirs and assigns or appointees, shall be and the same is hereby repealed, right of nominating, repealed.

In parishes H. That in all parishes and extra-parochial places the population of where the popu- which, according to the returns then last made in pursuance of any act 'at2 ooon°UtltS or acts °* Parbament. shall amount to two thousand persons, and in th ch rebel do wn'cn tne existing churches or chapels do not afford accommodation for not afford ac- ° more tnan one tbird of the inhabitants for the attendance upon Divint commodation Service according to the rites of the united church of England and Ireor where 300* land, and also in all parishes and extra-parochial places in which thret persons reside hundred persons, whatever may be the amount of the whole population, more than two shall be resident upwards of two miles from any such existing ehurcl miles from the or chapel and within one mile of the site upon which a new church oi church, if any chapel is proposed to be erected under the provisions of this act, anr person shall where any person or persons belonging to the church of England shal declare his declare his, her, or their intention of building a church or chapel, or o intention of purchasing any building fit in all respects to be used as a church oi c'hurch^or' chapel for the performance of Divine Service as aforesaid, or where; chapel accord- eburch or chapel has already been built on the faith of the said recitet ingtothecon- act of the seventh and eighth years of the reign of King George th( ditions herein Fourth, in such a situation within the said parish or place as shall bi mentioned, the adapted to the convenience of that part of the inhabitants for whom sucl bishop may declare the right of nominating to be in such person or his trustees.

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dditional accommodation is necessary, and where such person or per-
ms shall declare their intention of providing a sum of one thousand
oonds at the least by way of endowment for such church or chapel, to
(secured upon lands or money in the funds, in addition to the pew
ats and profits arising from the said church or chapel, in case any
ith rents shall be taken, and shall also declare his, her, or their inten-
an of providing a fund for the repairs of the said church or chapel, in
inner following, (namely,) one sum, equal in amount to five pounds
?ob every one hundred pounds of the original cost of erecting and
ling up or of purchasing such chapel or building, to be secured upon
ids or money in the funds as aforesaid, and also a further sum to be
iffved annually out of the pew rents of the said church or chapel,
iff the rate of five pounds for every one hundred pounds of the sum
to be provided as last aforesaid, and also if such person or persons
ill farther declare his, her, or their intention of setting apart or appro-
ving one third at least of the sittings in such church or chapel to be
d continue for ever as free sittings, it shall be lawful for the bishop of
> diocese in which such parish or extra-parochial place is loeally
vie, if he shall see fit, and he is hereby authorized, to declare by
iong under his hand and seal that the right of nominating a minister
«ch church or chapel, when so built or purchased and endowed as
"said, and when the conditions herein-before mentioned shall have
n performed, shall for ever thereafter be in the person or persons so
TMng or purchasing and endowing the same, his, her, or their heirs
'assigns, or in such trustee or trustees, being members of the united
"th of England and Ireland, as he, she, or they shall appoint, and in
A future trustee or trustees, being members of the united church of
laid and Ireland, as shall from time to time be nominated by
fig under the hand or hands of the trustees or trustee for the time
ngof the said church or chapel, or the major part of them, or chosen
wch manner as may in the first instance be agreed upon by the
*>»s building and endowing such church or chapel, or the major part
ten, and the bishop of the diocese, in writing under their hands and
«iin the place and stead of any one or more who shall from time to time
i resign, or become incapable of acting, or in such ecclesiastical per-

body corporate, and his or their successors, as the persons so "Pig shall at the time of application to the bishop nominate and "•at: Provided always, that if it should happen that all the trustees of Iu case of aid church or chapel for the time being should die without having fai)ure of apWrted any other trustee or trustees as their successors, then and in Polntment of «a»e it shall be lawful for the incumbent for the time being of the trusteceI church or chapel, with consent of the bishop of the diocese, to ap"1 requisite number of trustees to supply the vacancies; and pro- Limiting the 'dalso, that the patronage of any such church or chapel shall not at patronage in time be vested in or held in trust by more that five persons, excepttrust**** where such patronage shall pass by descent to coparceners, or TMe custom of gavelkind to more than five, or shall be conveyed by °r deed to more than five children, grandchildren, nephews, or *a of the grantor or devisor: Provided also, that no church or New church pel built for the accommodation of three hundred persons resident not to be within Jrdsof two mUes from the existing parochial church or chapel shall two miles of [wed nearer than two miles from such existing church or chapel, existmgchurch.

Provided also, and be it further enacted, that previous to any Previous to no*p making such declaration of the right of nomination as aforesaid mination, a * shall be produced to him a certificate, signed by an architect or sur- certificate of *. and attested by two or more respectable householders in the tn*[acte.t? », to the effect that the existing churches or chapels do not afford, ^isho > ttual admeasurement, accommodation for more than one third of the' wtants; or a certificate, signed by three or more respectable house*n' in the parish, that there are in such parish or extra-parochial e three hundred persons resident upwards of two miles from any 1 listing church or chapel and within one mile of the site upon

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