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Cap. 7. For the regulation of his Majesty's marine force

while on shore.

Cap. 8. To amend two acts, made in the twenty-eighth yea

of the reign of his present Majesty ; the one intituled, An att foi
regulating the trade between the subjeëls of his Majesty's colonies on
plantations in North America, and in the West India isands, an
the countries belonging to the united states of America; and between
his Majesty's said Jubjells and the foreign islands in the West Indies
and the other intituled, An all to allow the importation of rum, os
other spirits, from his Majesty's colonies or plantations in the W ef
Indies, into the province of Quebec, without payment of duty, unde
certain conditions and restrictions.

Cap. 9. For defraying ihe charge of pay and cloathing o

the militia, in that part of Great Britain called England, foi

one year, beginning the twenty-fifth day of March one thousand

seven hundred and ninety.

Cap. 10. For the better support of the dignity of the speakei

of the house of commons; and for disabling the speaker of the

house of commons for the time being from holding any office

or place of profit, during pleasure, under the crown.

Cap. 11. To continue the laws now in force for regulating

the trade between the subjects of his Majesty's dominions and

the inhabitants of the territories belonging to the united states

of America, so far as the same relate to the trade and commerce

carried on between this kingdom and the inhabitants of the

countries belonging to the said united states.

Cap. 12. To indemnify such persons as have omitted to qua-

lify themselves for offices and employments; and to indemnify

justices of the peace, or others, who have omitted to register

or deliver in their qualifications within the time limited by law,

and for giving further time for those purposes; and to indem-

nify members and officers, in cities, corporations, and borough

towns, whose admissions have been omitted to be stamped ac-

cording to law, or, having been stamped, have been lost or

milaid; and for allowing them time to provide admillions duly

stamped; and to give further time to such persons as have omitted

to make and file affidavits of the execution of indentures of

clerks to aitornies and solicitors; and for indemnifying deputy

jieutenants and officers of the militia, who have neglected to

transmit descriptions of their qualifications to the clerks of the

peace within the time limited by law; and for giving further

iime for that purpose.

Cap. 13. For appointing commissioners to put in execution

an act of this session of parliament, (intituled, An act for granting

an aid 10 lis Majesty by a land tax, to be raised in Great Britain,

für ibe ser vice of the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety),

Together with ihose named in two former acts for appointing

commillioners of the land tax,

Cap. 14. For continuing the encouragement and reward of

persons making certain discoveries for finding the longitude at

lea,

ka, or making other useful discoveries and improvements in na.

vigation, and for making experiments relating thereto; and for

adding a commiffioner to execute the several acts for the dis-

covery of the longitude at sea.

Cap. 15. For railing a certain sum of money by loans or ex.

chequer bills, for the service of the year one thousand seven

hundred and ninety.

Cap. 16. For raising a further sum of money by loans or ex-

chequer bills, for the service of the year one thousand seven

hundred and ninety.

Cap. 17. For altering the time appointed for holding the

lun.mer feffion in the court of sellion in Scotland; and for alter-

ing bilfuntide and Lammas terms in the court of exchequer in

Sailand,

Cap. 18. To continue the several laws therein mentioned,

relating to encouraging the manufacture of leather by lowering

the duty payable upon the imporiation of oak bark, when the

price of fuch bark shall exceed a certain rate; to the prohibiting

the exportation of tools and uten tils made use of in the iron and

fteel manufactures of this kingdom, and to prevent the seducing

of artificers and workmen, employed in those manufactures, to

go into parts beyond the reas; and to the ascertaining the

strength of spirits by Clarke's hydrometer.

Cap. 19. For allowing further time for inrolment of deeds

and wills made by Papists, and for relief of Protestant purchasers.

Cap. 20. For rebuilding the parish church and tower of Saint

Thomas, within the city of Bristol.

Cap. 21. For better supplying the city of Norwich, and the

parts adjacent, with water.

Cap. 22. For the better relief and employment of the poor,

within the hundreds of Colneis and Carlford, in the county of

Suffolk.

Cap. 23. To continue, for a limited time, an act made in

the twenty-seventh year of the reign of his present Majesty, in-

tituled, An El to enable the lord high treasurer, or commissioners of

tbe treasury for tbe time being, to let to farm the duties granted by an

akt, made in the twenty-fifth year of his present Majesty's reign, on

tsrjes let to hire for travelling port, and by iime, to such persons as

jbeuld be willing to contract for the same.

Cap. 24. For enabling his Majesty to raise the sum of one

million, for the uses and purposes therein mentioned.

Cap. 25. For paving and otherwise improving the town of

Haiton, in the county of Devon.

Cap. 26. To exempt goods and chattels imported from the

Lettlement of Yucatan in South America, and sold by auction in

Great Britain, from the duty imposed on such sales, and for al-

lowing a drawback of the duties on goods exported to Yucatan.

Cap. 27. For encouraging new settlers in his Majesty's colo-

nies and plantations in America.

Cap. 28. For permitting the importation of Cashew gum,

from his Majesty's IVest India islands, upon paymeni of the like

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duty

duty as is paid upon the importation of gum Arabic, or gum

Senega.

- Cap. 29. For amending an act, passed in the twenty-seventh

year of the reign of his present Majesty, intituled, An afl for al-

lowing the importation and exportation of certain goods, wares, and

merchandize, in the ports of Kingston, Savannah la Mar, Mon-

tego Bay, and Santa Lucea in the island of Jamaica, in the port of

Saint George in the island of Grenada, in the port of Roseau in

the island of Dominica, and in the port of Nassau in the isand of

New Providence, one of the Bahama inands, under certain regu-

lations and restrictions; and for regulating the duties on the im-

portation of goods and commodities the growth and production

of the countries bordering on the province of Quebec.

Cap. 30. For granting to his Majesty a certain sum of money,

to be raised by a lottery.

Cap. 31. To alter so much of an act, made in the twelfth

year of the reign of his late majesty King George the Second,

intituled, An alt for the better preventing frauds and abuses in gold

and silver wares; and also so much of another act, made in the

twenty-fourth year of the reign of his present Majesty, intituled,

An act for granting to his Majesty certain duties on all gold and fil.

ver plate imported, and also certain duties on all gold and silver

wrought plate made in Great Britain, as relates to the marking of

silver wares.

Cap. 32. For granting to his Majesty a certain sum of money

out of the consolidated fund; for applying certain monies therein

mentioned, for the service of the year one thousand sever hun.

dred and ninery; and for further appropriating the supplies

granted in this session of parliament,

Cap. 33. To amend and continue, for a limited time, several

acts of parliament for regulating the shipping and carrying joves in
British vessels from the coast of Africa.

Cap. 34. For giving relief to such persons as have suffered in

their rights and properties, during the late unhappy diffentions in

America, in consequence of their loyalty to his Majesty, and at-

tachment to the British government; for making compensation

to persons who furnished provisions, or other necessary articles,

to the army or navy in America during the war, or whose pro-

perry was used, seized, or destroyed for the carrying on the pub-

lick service there; and also for making compensation to such per.

sons as have suffered in their properties, in consequence of the

cession of the province of East Florida to the king of Spain.

Cap. 35. To explain and amend an act, passed in the twen-

tieth year of the reign of his prelent Majesty, touching the elec.

tion for knights of the sire to serve in parliament for that part

of Great Britain called England.

Cap. 36. To alter; explain, and amend an act, made in the

twenty-eighth year of the reign of his present Majesty, intituled,
An aki for limiting the number of persons to be carried on the outside

of stage coaches, or other carriages, and for regulating the conduct

of the drivers and guards thereof.

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Cap. 37. To continue two acts, made in the twenty-eighth

and twenty-ninth years of the reign of his present Majesty, for

blestening, for a limited time, the several duties payable in

Scotland, upon low wines and spirits, ond upon worts, wash, and

sker liquers there used in the distillation of Spirits, and for granting

tis Majesty other duties in lieu thereof; and for better regulating

the exportation of British-made spirits from England 10 Scotland,

A frou Scotland to England; and to continue, for a limited time,

al made in the twenty-sixth year of the reign of his present Ma-

j98, to discontinue for a limited time, the payment of the duties

spor isw wines and spirits for home consumption; and for granting

es fucuring the due payment of other duties in lieu thereof; and for

be better regulation of the making and vending British spirits; and

for discontinuing, for a limited time, certain imports and duties upon rum

cd fpirits imported from the West Indies; and for amending

the said act, made in the twenty-ninth year of his present Ma-

jesty's reign.

Cap. 38. For repealing the duties upon licences for retailing

wine and sweets, and upon licences for retailing distilled spiri.

fuous liquors, and for granting other duties in lieu thereof.

Cap. 39. For making allowances to distillers of low wines

and spirits from malt, corn, or grain, in Scotland, in respect of

the duties imposed by an act made in the twenty-fourth year of

the reign of his present Majesty..

Cap. 40. To explain and amend an act, made in the last session

of parliament, intituled, An act for repealing the duties on tobacco

cad snuf, and for granting riew duties in lieu thereof.

Cap. 41. For laying a duty on the importation from any of

the provinces in North America, of rape seed, and all other seeds

bied for extracting oil, and for allowing the importation from

the said provinces of rape cakes, or cakes made of rape seed used

for manure, duty-free.

Cap. 42. To continue, for a limited time, certain provisions

contained in an act made in this present fellion of parliament,
intituled, An all for indemnifying all persons who have been con-

urned in advising or carrying into execution certain orders of council

refpecting the importation and exportation of corn and grain, and also

certain orders isued by the governor general of his Majesty's colonies

in America; and for preventing suits in consequence of the famne; and

for making further provisions relative thereto, relating to the im-

portation and exportation of corn and grain; and to auihorise

his Majesty to permit the exportation of corn, grain, meal, or

four; and to prohibit the importation thereof on the low duties.

Cap. 43. To authorise the commissioners of the customs to

defray charges on seizures, out of his Majesty's share of seizures

in general.

Cap. 44. To enable his Majesty to settle a certain annuity on

the reverend Francis Willis doctor of physick.

Cap. 45. For converting certain annuities, to be attended with
the benefit of survivorship in classes, established by an act of the

lait session of parliament, into certain annuities for an absolute

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term of years, and for enabling the commissioners of the trea-

Sury to nominate lives for the shares so converted.

Cap. 46. For settling and securing a certain annuity for the

use of the heirs and descendants of William Penn esquire, the

original proprietor of the province of Pennsylvania, in considera-

tion of the meritorious services of the said William Penn, and of

the losses which his family have sustained in consequence of the

unhappy difTentions in America.

Cap. 47. For enabling his Majesty to authorise his governor

or lieutenant governor of such places beyond the seas, to wbich

felons or other offenders may be transported, to remit she sen-

tences of such offenders.

Cap. 48. For discontinuing the judgement which has been

required by law to be given against women convicted of certain
crimes, and subftituting another judgement in lieu thereof.

Cap. 49, To impower justices, and other persons, to visit
parish workhouses or poor houses, and examine and certify the
state and condition of the poor therein to the quarter reflions.

Cap. 50. To continue and amend an act, made in the twen-

ty-sixth year of the reign of his present Majesty, intituled, An

alt for appointing commissioners to enquire into the flate and condition

of the woods, forests, and land revenues belonging to the crown; and

10 sell or alienate fee farm, and other unimproveable rents.

Cap. 51. For divefling out of the crown the reversion in fee

of and in certain hereditaments, heretofore the estate of fir

Roger Strickland knight, deceased, in Catterick and Tunstall, in the

county of York; and for vesting the same in the several persons

entitled to the said hereditaments; and for extinguishing and de-

Itroying a certain term of one hundred years, for which the faid

hereditaments were limited in trust for his late majesty King

George the First, his heirs and successors.

Cap. 52. For improving, continuing, and extending the navi.

gation of the river Ouse, from Lewes Bridge, at the town of

Lewes, to Hammer Bridge, in the parish of Cuckfield, and to the

extent of the said parith of Cuckfield, and also of a branch of the

Said river to Shortbridge, in the parish of Fletching, in the county

of Sussex.

Cap. 53. To alter, explain, amend, and render more effectual,

feveral act made for paving, cleansing, and lighting the squares,

streets, lanes, and other places, within the city and liberty of West-

minster, and parts adjacent; and for putting certain streets therein

mentioned, commonly called Optional Streets, under the manage-

ment of parochial committees, subject to the controul of the

commissioners appointed by or in pursuance of the said several

acts; and for removing and preventing nuisances, annoyances,

obstructions, and incroachments in the said streets, and other

places; and for other purposes.

Cap. 54. For veling the estate and property of the trustees of

Wesiminsier filh market in the marine society, for the purposes

therein mentioned; and for discontinuing the powers of the said

trustees.

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