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Turnpike Acts Continuance.
County of Huntingdon to the Bedford Turnpike Road in the
Parish of Lavendon in the County of Buckingham.

An Act for more effectually amending, improving, and keeping 5 G. 4. c. iv. in repair the Road leading from Penrith to Cockermouth, and several other Roads therein mentioned, all in the County of Cumberland

An Act for repairing, improving, and maintaining several Roads 5 G. 4. c. xxx. leading to and from Cerne Abbas in the County of Dorset.

An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of several Acts 5 G. 4. c. ciii. passed for repairing the Road from Halifax to Sheffield in the West Riding of the County of York, so far as relates to the First District of the Roads mentioned in the said Acts.

An Act for more effectually repairing the Road from Bramcote 6 G. 4. c. xv. Odd House in the County of Nottingham to the Cross Post upon Smalley Common in the County of Derby, and from Ilkeston to Heanor in the said County of Derby, and from Trowell in the said County of Nottingham to the Town of Nottingbam.

An Act for more effectually repairing the Road from Grantham 6 G. iv. c. xxiv. in the County of Lincoln to Nottingham Trent Bridge in the County of Nottingham.

An Act for amending, maintaining, and improving the Roads 6 G. 4. c. xlix. from Bridgnorth to Cleobury North, and also through Ditton Priors to the Brown Clee Hill, and from Cleobury Mortimer to several Places therein mentioned, and other Roads branching therefrom, in the Counties of Salop and Worcester.

An Act for more effectually repairing, widening, altering, and 6 G. 4.c.lxxxii. improving the Road from Welford Bridge in the County of Northampton to Milstone Lane in the Town of Leicester.

An Act for more effectually repairing and improving the Roads 6 G. 4. from Sheet Bridge to Portsmouth, and from Petersfield to the c. lxxxvii. Alton and Alresford Turnpike Road near Ropley, in the County of Southampton; and for making and maintaining a new Branch of Road to communicate therewith.

An Act for amending and maintaining the Turnpike Road from 6 G. 4. c. xc. Bawtry through the Town of Tinsley to the Road from Rotherham to Sheffield in the West Riding of the County of York.

An Act for more effectually repairing the Road from Greenhill 6 G. 4. c. ci. Moor to Hernstone Lane Head Road, near Stony Middleton, and other Roads therein mentioned, in the County of Derby, and in the West Riding of the County of York; and for making an Extension and Branch of Road therefrom.

An Act for amending, repairing, and maintaining the Road 6 G. 4. c.cxlvi. from Worksop in the County of Nottingham to the North-east End of Attercliffe in the County of York.

An Act for more effectually improving the Roads from Barnsley 6 G. 4. c. cli. Common to Grange Moor and White Cross, and for making a Diversion of the said Roads from or near to Redbrook in the Township of Barugh to Barnsley, all in the West Riding of the County of York.

An Act for improving the Turnpike Road from Knaresbrough 7 G. 4. C. XIV. to the Junction of the Road from Ripon to Pateley Bridge in the West Riding of the County of York.

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Turnpike Acts Continuance.

Turkish Loan.

7 G. 4. c. xl.

7 G. 4. c. lxxx.

7 G. 4. c. Ixxxiii,

7 & 8 G. 4.

c. vi,

7 & 8 G. 4. e. xxvii.

An Act for making and maintaining a Turnpike Road from the Great North Road at Barnby Moor in the County of Nottingham to the Turnpike Road leading from Bawtry to Tinsley in the County of York, and from the said Bawtry and Tinsley Turnpike Road, at the North-east End of Blackhill Lane to the Town of Rother. ham in the said County of York.

An Act for making and maintaining a Turnpike Road from a Place called Coxbridge, near Farnham, in the County of Surrey, to Ramshill, near Petersfield, in the County of Southampton.

An Act for making into a Turnpike Road a Road leading from the Cross Gate in the Parish of Swineshead to the Southern Extremity of the Parish of Fosdyke in the County of Lincoln, and repairing and maintaining the same.

An Act for making and maintaining a Turnpike Road from Godley Lane Head, near Halifax, to Northowram Green, in the West Riding of the County of York.

An Act for more effectually repairing and otherwise improving the Road from the East End of Chapel Bar in Nottingham to the New China Works near Derby, and from the Guide Post in the Parish of Lenton to Sawley Ferry, all in the Counties of Nottingham and Derby.

An Act for amending, repairing, and maintaining the Turnpike Road from Rotherham to Swinton in the West Riding of the County of York.

An Act for repairing the Road from Blackburn in the County Palatine of Lancaster to Addingham and Cocking End in the West Riding of the County of York; and for making and maintaining a new Road from Old Accrington to the Burnley and Rochdale Turnpike Road in Habergham Eaves in the said County of Lancaster, and a Branch therefrom.

An Act to alter, amend, and enlarge the Powers and Provisions of an Act relating to the Road from Barnsdale through Pontefract to Thwaite Gate near Leeds, and also of an Act relating to the Road from Leeds to Wakefield in the West Riding of the County of York.

An Act to alter, amend, and enlarge the Powers and Provisions of several Acts relating to the Road from Chester to Northop in the County of Flint.

An Act to alter, amend, and enlarge the Powers and Provisions of an Act for making a Turnpike Road from Wells next the Sea to Fakenham in the County of Norfolk, and other Roads consiected therewith.

7 & 8 G. 4.

c, lviii.

7 & 8 G. 4.

c. lix.

7 & 8 G. 4. c. lxxï.

9 G. 4. c. lxxiv.

9 G. 4. c. ci.

CA P. XCIX.
An Act to enable Her Majesty to carry into effect a Con-

vention made between Her Majesty, His Majesty the
Emperor of the French, and His Imperial Majesty the
Sultan.

[14th August 1855.] HEREAS Ilis Imperial Majesty the Sultan has addressed

Himself to Her Majesty and to His Majesty the Emperor • of the French to obtain Facilities for raising a Loan in order to * cnable Him to prosecute with Vigour the War against Russia in

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which He is at present engaged in conjunction with Their said Majesties His Allies : And whereas a Convention has been signed between Her Majesty, His Majesty the Emperor of the French, . and His Imperial Majesty the Sultan, in which it was agreed as • follows:

6“ ARTICLE I. "" Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of " " Great Britain and Ireland undertakes to recommend to • “ Her Parliament to enable Her to guarantee, jointly with “ “ His Majesty the Emperor of the French, and severally, “ “ and His Majesty the Emperor of the French engages,

subject to the Ratification of the Legislative Body of France, to guarantee, conjointly with Her Britannic • “ Majesty, the Interest of a Loan of Five Millions of Pounds “ Sterling to be raised by His Imperial Majesty the Sultan.

"" ARTICLE II. “ The Interest payable on the said Loan of Five Millions Sterling shall be at the Rate of Four

per

Annum. • “ There shall moreover be paid by the Sublime Porte the further Rate of One per

Cent. per Annum on the whole “ Capital of Five Millions Sterling, by way of Sinking Fund.

"" ARTICLE III. "“ The Interest and Sinking Fund of the said Loan shall "" form a Charge on the whole Revenues of the Ottoman

Empire, and specially on the annual Amount of the • * Tribute of Egypt which remains over and above the Part " " thereof appropriated to the First Loan, and moreover on • “ the Customs of Smyrna and Syria. "" His Imperial Majesty the Sultan engages that Ile will

cause to be remitted to the Bank of England, on " " before the Twenty-fifth of June and Twenty-fifth of "" December in each Year, the full Amount of One Half " " Year's Interest and Sinking Fund on the whole Amount • " of the said Loan to be raised under the conjoint Guarantee "" of Her Britannic Majesty and of His Majesty the Em' " peror of the French, or on so much thereof as may be raised, until the whole Capital borrowed shall be repaid.

5“ ARTICLE IV. 6“ Their Majesties the Queen of the United Kingdom of 6" Great Britain and Ireland and the Emperor of the French,

being desirous to save the Sublime Porte the Expenses of 5“ Remittance, consent to undertake to transmit to the " Ottoman Government the Proceeds of the above-men• " tioned Loan of Five Millions Sterling to be raised under "" the conjoint Guarantee of Their Majesties. With this ““ view it is agreed that the Contractors for the said Loan • “shall pay the Proceeds thereof into the Bank of England " " for the Account of the Turkish Government, to be trans• “mitted to the Sublime Porte by the Agency of the Govern•"ments of England and of France.

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Turkish Loan.

Militia Officers Qualifications.

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. And whereas, in pursuance of Her Majesty's gracious Recom• mendation in this Behalf, it is expedient that Her Majesty should • be enabled to carry into effect the said Convention : Be it there. fore 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: Her Majesty I. It shall be lawful for Her Majesty and She is hereby empowered to authorized to guarantee, jointly with His Majesty the Emperor of guarantee In

the French, and severally, the Interest on the Loan to be raised by terest to be charged on

His Imperial Majesty the Sultan, not exceeding Interest at the Consolidated Rate of Four Pounds per Centum per Annum on a Sum of Five Fund.

Millions of Pounds Sterling, upon the Terms and Conditions set forth in the said Convention, and for that Purpose the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury are hereby authorized to cause to be issued from Time to Time out of the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom, or out of the growing Produce thereof, such Sums of Money as may at any Time be required to be paid to fulfil the Guarantee of Her Majesty in respect of such Interest as and when the same Interest may from Time to Time become payable, conformably to the Tenor of Her Majesty's Engagement as specified in the said Convention, together with the attending Charges of Management thereon; provided always, that such Charge for Management shall in no Case exceed the Rate of Three hundred Pounds per Million of Capital on which such Interest

shall be so payable. Sums repaid as II. The Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury shall cause Interest to be

such Sums as shall be from Time to Time paid in or towards the carried to Con- Repayment of any Money issued under this Act in respect of the solidated Fund.

said Guarantee of Interest to be carried to and form Part of the

said Consolidated Fund. Accounts to be III. The Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury shall cause laid before Par- to be prepared, and shall lay before both Houses of Parliament in liament.

the Month of February in every Year if Parliament be then sitting, and if Parliament be not sitting, then within Fourteen Days of the next Meeting of Parliament, an Account up to the Thirty-first December then next preceding of the total Sums (if any) which shall from Time to Timè be issued and applied by virtue of this Act for paying and satisfying any Interest so agreed to be guaranteed by Her Majesty, and any Charge for Management of the said Loan, and also of the total Sums, if any, which may have been repaid in respect of any Advances for Payment of such Interest under the Act.

CA P. C.
An Act to amend the Law concerning the Qualification of
Officers of the Militia.

[14th August 1855.] : WHEREAS the Qualifications now required in the Case of

Persons to be appointed Officers in the Militia are different in the different Parts of the United Kingdom, and it is expedient ' that the Law as to such Qualifications should be made uniform :'

Be

Militia Officers Qualifications. Be it 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. Every person who has been or who shall hereafter be Property Qualiappointed an Officer of the Militia of any of the Ranks following fications for

Officers of cershall be in possession of an Estate for his own Life, or for the Life

tain Ranks in of another, or for some greater Estate, in Land or Heritages in the Militia. the United Kingdom of the yearly Value herein-after mentioned in connexion with such respective Rank, or shall be Heir Apparent of some Person who shall be in possession of a like Estate in like Property of the like yearly Value :

Rank.

Yearly Value required for the

Qualification.

Colonel -
Lieutenant-Colonel
Major
Captain -

.£600 yearly Value.
£400 yearly Value.
£300 yearly Value.
£200 yearly Value.

Provided always, that as to Appointments to the Rank of Major and Captain respectively any Son of any Person who shall be in the Possession or who was at the Time of his Death in the Possession of such an Estate in Lands or Heritages of such yearly Value as would be a Qualification for such respective Rank shall be deemed qualified.

II. Provided also, That for the Purposes of the Qualification The Income of aforesaid a clear yearly Income arising from any Personal Estate Personal Estate within the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, of or in possession of to which Personal Estate or the clear yearly Income thereof any be deemed equiPerson appointed an Officer of the Militia is possessed or entitled, valent to the at Law or in Equity, for his own Use and Benefit, in possession, yearly Value for his own Life, or for the Life of another, or for some greater of Land. Estate or Interest, shall be deemed an Equivalent to an Estate in Land or Heritages of a yearly Value of the same Amount with such yearly Income, and such yearly Income from Personal Estate shall be admitted in whole or in part of any such Qualification accordingly; and no other Property Qualification than herein expressed shall be required in the Case of any Person appointed an Officer of the Militia.

III. Provided also, That any Person being a Commissioned Persons holding Officer in any of Her Majesty's other Forces or in the Forces of certain Military the East India Company, who has served Five Years in such Ranks may be Forces, may, without any Property Qualification, be appointed a appointed to Captain of the Militia ; and any Person holding or having held in the Militia the Rank of Captain or any higher Rank in Her Majesty's other without ProForces, or in the Forces of the East India Company may, without perty Qualifiany Property Qualification, be appointed a Captain or Major of cations. the Militia ; and any Person holding or having held the Rank of Major or any higher Rank in any of the said Forces may, without

any

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