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• other Things enacted, that on the First Day of August One thou• sand eight hundred and fifty the Power, Authority, and Juris• diction of the Court of Exchequer in Ireland as a Court of Equity • should be transferred to the Court of Chancery in Ireland: And « whereas Doubts have arisen as to the Powers of the said Court of Chancery with respect to Monies since directed by Parliament

to be paid into the Bank of Ireland as Compensation to the • Credit of the Accountant General of the Court of Exchequer in

Ireland, and it is expedient to remove such Doubts :' Be it therefore enacted by the Queen'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,

1. That where by any Act heretofore passed, whether Public Power to pass General or Local and Personal, any Amount or Sum of Money is certain Monies authorized or required to be paid into the Bank in the Name and

** with the Privity of the Accountant General of the Court of Exchequer in Ireland, as Compensation, under any such Act or any the Accountant Act incorporated therewith, it shall be lawful to pay such Money General of the into the Bank of Ireland in the Name and with the Privity of the Court of ChanAccountant General of the Court of Chancery in Ireland, to be cery. placed to his Account there, and to be dealt with in like Manner as authorized by the recited Act with respect to Accounts transferred thereunder from the Court of Exchequer in Ireland to the Court of Chancery, and as fully and in all respects, and with like Powers in relation thereto, as if the said Court of Chancery had in any such Public General or Local and Personal Act as aforesaid been named therein instead of the Court of Exchequer in Ireland.

II. Where any Amount or Sum of Money so authorized or re- Monies already quired to be paid into the Bank in the Name and with the Privity paid into the of the Accountant General of the Court of Exchequer in Ireland, Court of che

cery to be dealt as Compensation, under any such Act, has already been paid into v the Bank in the Name and with the Privity of the Accountant Court, General of the Court of Chancery in Ireland, such Payment shall be deemed to have been a good Payment, and shall be deemed to have had and shall have the same Effect, and the Court of Chancery shall have the like Powers in relation thereto, as if the said Court of Chancery had been named in such Act instead of the Court of Exchequer, and as well with respect to any Right, Interest, or Claim of Her Majesty, Her Heirs and Successors, as of all other Bodies and Persons whatsoever.

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CA P. LI.
An Act to continue the Exemption of Inhabitants from

Liability to be rated as such in respect of Stock in Trade
or other Property to the Relief of the Poor.

[16th July 1855.] [3 & 4 Vict, e. 89. continued until 1st October 1856.]

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Copyhold, fc. Commission Continuance.

Haileybury College.

CA P. LII.
An Act to continue Appointments under the Act for con-

solidating the Copyhold and Inclosure Commissions, and
for completing Proceedings under the Tithe Commutation
Acts.

[16th July 1855.] [16 & 17 Vict. c. 124. continued for Two lears. ]

CA P. LIII. An Act to relieve the East India Company from the Obligation to maintain the College at Haileybury.

[16th July 1855.] W HEREAS, in consequence of the Regulations made or

W which may hereafter be made by the Board of Commis. sioners for the Affairs of India for the Admission of Persons ' to the Civil Service of the East India Company, under the

' Provisions of an Act of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Vic16 & 17 Vict. 'toria, intituled An Act to provide for the Government of India, c. 95.

the Maintenance of the said Company's College at Haileybury will after a limited Period be no longer necessary:' Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and ('ommons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Autho

rity of the same, as follows: College to be Í. From and after the Thirty-first Day of January of the Year discontinued. One thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight the said College shall

be discontinued and closed. No Student to II. No Person shall be admitted as a Student into the said be admitted af- ('ollege after the Twenty-fifth Day of January in the Year One ter 25 Jan.1856. thousand eight hundred and fifty-six. Students certi- III. Every Student of the said College at the Period of the fied at last Ex- last Examination in the Year One thousand eight hundred and amination in fifty-seven shall be examined in the usual Manner for Admission 1857 qualified

to the said Company's Service, and all those who shall be certified for Service of

by the Principal of the said College to be duly qualified in other Company.

respects may be admitted to the Service of the said Company, notwithstanding such Students may not have resided Four Terms

at the said College. Commissioners

IV. It shall be lawful for the said Commissioners to determine to determine any Question of Priority of Rank which may arise between Persons Questions of appointed to the said Service in respect of Vacancies which ocPriority of

curred prior to the Thirtieth Day of April One thousand eight Rank

hundred and fifty-four, and Persons appointed in respect of

Vacancies which occurred on or after that Day. Power to Com. V. The said (ompany shall, with the Approval of the said pany to sell Commissioners, as soon as may be after the Discontinuance of College, &c.

the said College, sell and dispose thereof and of all Lands and Hereditaments attached thereto, or, with the like Approval, may, at any Time after the passing of this Act, contract for the Sale and Disposal of the said Premises from the Thirty-first Day of

January Haileybury College.

New South Wales Government.

January One thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight; and the
Proceeds of such Sale shall be received and held by the said
Company in trust for Her Majesty, Her Heirs and Successors,
for the Use of the Government of India.

VI. At any Time within Six Months before the closing of the As to Compensaid College, it shall be lawful for the said Company to take into sations to Officonsideration the Claims of the Officers and Servants of the said cers, & College whose Interests may be prejudicially affected by the Abolition of the said College, and, under the Control of the said Commissioners, to grant such Compensations, Superannuations, or Allowances as shall appear reasonable, the Charge whereof shall be defrayed by the said Company out of the Revenues of India.

CA P. LIV.
An Act to enable Her Majesty to assent to a Bill, as amended,

of the Legislature of New South Wales, to confer a Con-
“ stitution on New South Wales, and to grant a Civil List
“ to Her Majesty."

(16th July 1855.] W HEREAS the Legislative Council of the Colony of New

V South Wales, constituted and assembled by virtue of and * under the Authority of an Act of Parliament passed in the Four· teenth Year of Her Majesty, Chapter Fifty-nine, intituled An 13 & 14 Vict. • Act for the better Government of Her Majesty's Australian c. 59. Colonies, did, in the Year One thousand eight hundred and fiftyá three, pass a Bill, intituled An Act to confer a Constitution on • New South Wales, and to grant a Civil List to Her Majesty ; of • which Bill, amended as herein-after provided, a Copy is contained • in Schedule (A.) to this present Act annexed : And whereas the · said Bill was presented for Her Majesty's Assent to the then * Governor of the said Colony of New South Wales, and the said • Governor did thereupon declare that he reserved the said Bill * for the Signification of Her Majesty's Pleasure thereon: And * whereas it is by the said reserved Bill provided, that the Proi visions thereof shall have no Force or Effect until so much and • such Parts of certain Acts of Parliament in the said Bill specified * as relate to the said Colony, and are repugnant to the said re• served Bill, shall have been repealed, and the entire Management • and Control of the Waste Land belonging to the Crown in the • said Colony, and also the Appropriation of the gross Proceeds of • the Sales of any such Lands, and of all other Proceeds and • Revenues of the same, from whatever Source arising within the • said Colony, including all Royalties, Mines, and Minerals, shall • be vested in the Legislature of the said Colony : And whereas • it is not competent to Her Majesty to assent to the said reserved • Bill without the Authority of Parliament for that Purpose : And • whereas it is expedient that Her Majesty should be authorized to * assent to the said reserved Bill, amended by the Omission of cer• tain Provisions thereof, respecting the Assent of the Governor • to the Bills which may be passed by the Legislative Councils and • Assemblies of the said Colony, and Her Majesty's Power to disallow the same, and respecting the Boundaries of the Australian

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· Colonies, and that so much and such Parts as aforesaid of the said

specified Acts of Parliament should thereupon be repealed, and ' that the entire Management and Control of the said Waste Lands · and Proceeds should be vested in the Legislature of the said • Colony: And whereas a Copy of the said Bill, as amended as . aforesaid, is set forth in the Schedule (1.) to this Act: Be it therefore enacted by the Queen'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, as follows: Power to Her I. It shall be lawful for Her Majesty in Council to assent to Majesty to as the said reserved Bill, as amended as aforesaid, and contained in sent to Bill in Schedule (1.) to this present Act annexed, anything in the said Schedule (1.)

specified Acts of Parliament, or any other Act, Law, Statute, or

Usage, to the contrary in anywise notwithstanding. So much of the II. From the Day of the Proclamation of this Act in the said Acts in Sche- Colony of New South Wales (the said reserved Bill, as amended dule (2.) to this as aforesaid, having been previously assented to by Her Majesty

relates in Council as aforesaid,) so much and such Parts of the several to the Colony of New South Acts of Parliament mentioned in the Schedule (2.) of this Act as Wales repealed. severally relate to the said Colony of New South Wales, and are

repugnant to the said reserved Bill, amended as aforesaid, shall be repealed; and the entire Management and Control of the Waste Lands belonging to the Crown in the said Colony, and also the Appropriation of the gross Proceeds of the Sales of any such Lands, and of all other Proceeds and Revenues of the same, from whatever Source, arising within the said Colony, including all Royalties, Mines, and Minerals, shall be vested in the Legislature of the said Colony : Provided, that so much of the Acts of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Years of Her Majesty, Chapter Fifty-nine, and Fifth and Sixth Years of Her Majesty, Chapter Seventy-six, mentioned in the said Schedule, as relates to the Constitution, Appointment, and Powers of the Legislative Council of the said Colony of New South Wales shall continue in force until the First Writs shall have issued for the Election of Members to serve in the House of Assembly, in pursuance of the Provisions of the said reserved Bill, amended and assented to as aforesaid, but no longer : Provided, that nothing herein contained shall affect or be construed to affect any Contract or to prevent the Fulfilment of any Promise or Engagement made by or on behalf of Her Majesty, with respect to any Lands situate in the said Colony, in Cases where such Contracts, Promises, or Engagements shall have been lawfully made before the Time at which this Act shall take effect within the said Colony, nor to dis. turb or in any way interfere with or prejudice any vested or other Rights which have accrued or belong to the licensed Occupants or Lessees of any Crown Lands within or without the settled Districts, under and by virtue of the Provisions of any of the Acts of Parliament so repealed as aforesaid, or of any Order or Orders of Her

Majesty in Council issued in pursuance thereof. Provisions of III. The Provisions of the before-mentioned Act of the Fourformer Acts re- teenth Year of Her Majesty, Chapter Fifty-nine, and of the Act specting the of the Sixth Year of Her Majesty, Chapter Seventy-six, intituled

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the reserved

An Act for the Government of New South Wales and Van Diemen's Allowance and Land, which relate to the giving and withholding of Her Majesty's Disallowance of Assent to Bills, and the Reservation of Bills for the Signification Bills preserved. of Her Majesty's Pleasure thereon, and the Instructions to be conveyed to Governors for their Guidance in relation to the Matters aforesaid, and the Disallowance of Bills by Her Majesty, shall apply to Bills to be passed by the Legislative Council and Assembly constituted under the said reserved Bill and this Act, and by any other Legislative Body or Bodies which may at any Time hereafter be substituted for the present Legislative Council and Assembly.

IV. It shall be lawful for the Legislature of New South Wales Power to repeal to make Laws altering or repealing all or any of the Provisions of and alter the the said reserved Bill, in the same Manner as any other Laws for Provisions of the good Government of the said Colony, subject, however, to the

Bill. Conditions imposed by the said reserved Bill on the Alteration of the Provisions thereof in certain Particulars, until and unless the said Conditions shall be repealed or altered by the Authority of the said Legislature.

V. And whereas by the before-mentioned Act of the Four- Boundaries of teenth Year of Her Majesty, Chapter Fifty-nine, it is amongst the Colonies of • other things enacted, that the Territories therein described as

fories therein described as New South

Wales and Vic• bounded on the North and North-east by a straight Line drawn toria along the • from Cape Howe to the nearest Source of the River Murray, River Murray

and thence by the Course of that River to the Eastern Boundary of defined. • the Colony of South Australia, should be erected into a separate • Colony to be known and designated as the Colony of Victoria :

And whereas Doubts have been entertained as to the true Mean‘ing of the said Description of the Boundary of the said Colony :' It is hereby declared and enacted, That the whole Watercourse of the said River Murray, from its Source therein described to the Eastern Boundary of the Colony of South Australia, is and shall be within the Territory of New South Wales : Provided never-theless, that it shall be lawful for the Legislatures and for the proper Officers of Customs of both the said Colonies of New South Wales and Victoria to make Regulations for the levying of Customs Duties on Articles imported into the said Two Colonies respectively by way of the River Murray, and for the Punishment of Offences against the Customs Laws of the said Two Colonies respectively committed on the said River, and for the Regulation of the Navigation of the said River by Vessels belonging to the said Two Colonies respectively : Provided also, that it shall be competent for the Legislatures of the said Two Colonies, by Laws passed in concurrence with each other, to define in any different Manner the Boundary Line of the said Two Colonies along the Course of the River Murray, and to alter the other Provisions of this Section.

VI. If Her Majesty shall at any Time exercise the Power given Provision for to Her by the said reserved Bill of altering the Northern Boun- the Separation dary of New South Wales, and if She shall in the Exercise of such

"the Territory of Power separate from the said Colony any entire Electoral Dis- New South tricts, the Electoral Districts so separated shall cease to return Wales. Members to the Assembly of New South Wales; and if She shall, in the Exercise of such Power as aforesaid, separate from the said

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