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New South Wales Government.

LIV. It shall not be lawful for the Legislative Assembly to No Money Vote originate or pass any Vote, Resolution, or Bill

, for the Appropria- less recommendtion of any Part of the said Consolidated Revenue Fund, or of ed by Governor. any other Tax or Impost, to any Purpose which shall not have been first recommended by a Message of the Governor to the said Legislative Assembly during the Session in which such Vote, Resolution, or Bill shall be passed.

LV. No Part of Her Majesty's Revenue in the said Colony, No Part of Public arising from any of the Sources aforesaid, shall be issued, or shall issued except on be made issuable, except in pursuance of Warrants under the Hand Warrants from

Governor. of the Governor of the Colony directed to the Public Treasurer thereof.

LVI. This Act shall be proclaimed in New South Wales by the Proclamation Governor thereof within One Calendar Month after official Infor- ment of Act. mation of the Royal Assent thereto shall have been received by such Governor, and shall take effect within the said Colony from the Day of the Proclamation thereof. LVII. In the Construction of this Act, the Term “Governor” Interpretation of

Term“ Govershall mean the Person for the Time being lawfully administering nor." the Government of the Colony of New South Wales.

LVIII. The foregoing Provisions of this Act shall have no Force Provisions of this or Effect until so much and such Parts of the Act of the Parliament force until so of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, passed in the much of

13 & 14 Vict. c. 59; Thirteenth and Fourteenth Years of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled “ An Act for the better Government of the Australian Colonies,” and the First, Second, and Third Parts of the Schedule A. therein referred to ; and of another Act passed in the Fifth and Sixth Years of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled " An Act for the Govern- and so much also “ ment of New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land ;” and of another Aet passed in the said Fifth and Sixth Years of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled “ An Act for regulating the Sale of 5 & 6 Vict. c. 36.; “Waste Land belonging to the Crown in the Australian Colonies ;" and of another Act passed in the Eighth Year of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled “ An Act to clear up Doubts as to the Regulation and of 7 & 8 Vict. " and Audit of the Customs of New South Wales ;" and of another

c. 72.; Act passed in the same Year, intituled “ An Act to explain and 7 & 8 Vict. c. 74.; " amend the Act for the Government of New South Wales and “Van Diemen's Land ;” and of another Act passed in the Ninth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Fourth, intituled “ An Act to provide for the Administration of Justice in 9 Geo. 4. c. 83. ; “ New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land, and for the more * effectual Government thereof, and for other Purposes relating " thereto;" and of another Act passed in the Ninth and Tenth Years of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled “ An Act to amend an and 9 & 10 Vict. “ Act for regulating the sale of Waste Land belonging to the c. 104.; * Crown in the Australian Colonies, and to make further Provision as relates to this “ for the Management thereof,” as severally relate to the Colony Colony, and is reof New South Wales, and as are repugnant to this Act, shall have served Bills, be been repealed ; and the entire Management and Control of the repealed. Waste Lands belonging to the Crown in the said Colony of New Management of South Wales, and also the Appropriation of the gross Proceeds of all Revenues the Sales of any such Lands, and of all other Proceeds and thence arising be

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Revenues cal Legis lature.

of 5 & 6 Vict. c. 76.;

New South Wales Government.

This Provision Revenues of the same, from whatever Source arising within the ppt to al conany said Colony, including all Royalties, Mines, and Minerals

, shall tracts of Her: Ma- be vested in the Legislature of the said Colony : Provided, that any such Lands, nothing herein contained shall affect or be construed to affect any nor any vested Rights which

Contract, or to prevent the Fulfilment of any Promise or Engagehave arisen under ment made by or on behalf of Her Majesty, with respect to any 9.& 10 Vict:fe104. Lands situate within the said Colony, in Cases where such ConRight or Interest tracts, Promises, or Engagements shall have been lawfully made ed under any Or. before the Time at which this Act shall take effect within this der of Council issued by Her

Colony, nor to disturb or in any way interfere with or prejudice Majesty in Coun- any vested or other Rights which have accrued or belong to the cil in pursuance licensed Occupants or Lessees of any Crown Lands within or with

out the settled Districts, under and by virtue of the aforesaid Act of the Parliament passed in the Ninth and Tenth Years of Her Majesty's Reign, or of any Order or Orders of Her Majesty in Council issued in pursuance thereof.

Passed the Legislative Council, this Twenty-first Day of December One thousand eight hundred and fifty-three.

CHARLES NICHOLSON, Speaker.

W. MACPHERSON, Clerk of the Council.
In the Name and on the Behalf of Her Majesty, I reserve this
Bill for the Signification thereon of Her Majesty's Pleasure.

CHAS. A. FitzRoy,
Government House, Sydney,

Governor General.
December 22, 1853.

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To be placed at the Disposal of

Her Majesty, for the Salary
of the Governor General, if
Her Majesty see fit ; other-
wise to revert to the Conso-

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lidated Revenue Fund
One Chief Justice
Three Judges, including One

for Moreton Bay
Colonial Secretary
Colonial Treasurer
Auditor General
Attorney General
Solicitor General
Governor's Private Secretary

4,500 0 0
2,000 0 0
1,250 0 0

900 0 0
1,500 0 0
1,000 0 0
400 0 0

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Pensions to Judges on their ceasing to hold

Office (until demandable and claimed, this
Amount, or any unclaimed Portion of it, to

revert to the Consolidated Revenue Fund) Pensions to existing Officers of the Government

liable on political Grounds to retire or be re-
leased from Office, upon their Retirement or
Release (upon the Demise of these Officers,
or until their Retirement or Release, their
respective Pensions, or this Amount as the
Case may be), to revert to the Consolidated

Revenue Fund)
Pensions to Officers of Government not liable

on political Grounds to retire or be released
from Office, according to the Scales and Rates
fixed by the Superannuation Act of the Impe-
rial Parliament, 4 & 5 W. 4. c. 24. (any Portion
of this Fund which may not be drawn during
any Year to revert to the Consolidated Reve-
nue Fund)

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3,500 0 0

13,950 0 0

SCHEDULE (C.)

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Public Worship

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New South Wales Government.

Victoria Government.

SCHEDULE (2.) 59 G. 3. c. 114. An Act to stay Proceedings against any

Governor or other Person concerned in imposing and levying Duties in New South Wales ; to continue until the 1st Day of January 1821, certain Duties, and to empower the said Governor to levy a Duty on Spirits made in the said

Colony. 3 G. 4. c. 96. - An Act to continue until the 1st Day of

January 1824 an Act passed in the Fifty-ninth Year of His late Majesty relating to imposing and levying Duties in New South Wales ; to authorize the imposing and levying other Duties on Goods imported into the said Colony ; and to suspend for Ten Years the Payment of Duty on the Importation of

certain Goods the Produce of New .

South Wales. 9 G. 4. c. 83. - An Act to provide for the Administration

of Justice in New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land, and for the more effectual Government thereof, and for other

Purposes relating thereto. 5 & 6 Vict. c. 76. An Act for the Government of New South

Wales and Van Diemen's Land. 7 & 8 Vict. c. 72. An Act to clear up Doubts as to the Regu

lation and Audit of the Accounts of the

Customs in New South Wales. 7 & 8 Vict. c. 74. An Act to explain and amend the Act for

the Government of New South Wales

and Van Diemen's Land. 13 & 14 Vict. c. 59. -' An Act for the better Government of Her

Majesty's Australian Colonies.

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

of the Legislature of Victoria, to establish a Constitution in and for the Colony of Victoria. [16th July 1855.] WHEREAS the Legislative Council of the Colony of Vic

toria, constituted and assembled by virtue of and under • the Authority of an Act of Parliament passed in the Fourteenth • Year of Her Majesty, Chapter Fifty-nine, intituled An Act for the better Government of Her Majesty's Australian Colonies, did, - in the Year One thousand eight hundred and fifty-four, pass a Bill, intituled An Act to establish a Constitution in and for the

Colony of Victoria : And whereas the said Bill was presented ' for Her Majesty's Assent to the then Lieutenant Governor of

Victoria,

13 & 14 Vict. C. 59.

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Victoria Government.

Victoria, and the said Lieutenant Governor did thereupon declare ' that he reserved the said Bill for the Signification of Her Ma- jesty's Pleasure thereon: And whereas it is by the said reserved

Bill provided, that the Provisions thereof shall have no Force or • Effect until so much and such Parts of certain Acts of Parlia'ment in the said Bill specified as severally relate to the said • Colony, and are repugnant to the said reserved Bill, shall have • been repealed, and the entire Management and Control of the

Waste Lands belonging to the Crown in the said Colony, and of the Proceeds thereof, 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 • shoald be authorized to assent to the said reserved Bill, amended

by the Omission of certain 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 Colonies, and that so much and

such Parts as aforesaid of the said specified Acts of Parliament, ! and of certain other Acts of Parliament herein-after mentioned, • 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:

I. It shall be lawful for Her Majesty in Council to assent to Power to Her the said reserved Bill, so amended as aforesaid, and contained in Majesty to as the Schedule to this Act annexed, anything in the said specified sent to Bills in

Schedule. Acts of Parliament, or any other Act, Law, or Usage, to the contrary in anywise notwithstanding.

II. From the Day of the Proclamation of this Act in the said So much of the Colony of Victoria (the said reserved Bill, amended as aforesaid, Acts in Schehaving been previously assented to by Her Majesty in Council as dule (2.) to this aforesaid,) so much and sucb Parts of the several Acts of Parlia- Act as relates

to the Colony ment mentioned in the Schedule (2.) to this Act as severally relate of Victoria reto the said Colony of Victoria, and are repugnant to the said pealed. 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 of Victoria, and of the Proceeds thereof, including all Royalties, Mines, and Minerals, shall be vested in the Legislature of the said Colony: Provided, that so much of the Act of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Years of Her Majesty, mentioned in the said Schedules, as relates to the Constitution, Appointment, and Powers of the Legislative Council of the said Colony of Victoria, shall continue in force until the First Writs shall have issued for the Election of Members to

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