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SCHEDULE (M.)
FORM of EMIGRANT RUNNER'S Annual Licence.
A. B. ) of

in the

having made (*) The ChrisApplication in Writing to us, the undersigned Justices of the Peace tian and Surassembled in Petty Sessions, for the (TM)

of

names in full, to grant to him a Licence to enable him to be registered as an

with the AdEmigrant Runner in and for ()

Party applying [A.B.] having also been recommended as a proper Person to for the Licence, receive such Licence by an Emigration Officer, or by the Chief must be here Constable (or other Head Officer of Police, as the Case may be] correctly inof

[the District, Town, or Place in which the said serted. A.B. is to carry on his Business]: We, the under-mentioned Jus. (*) City, Town, tices, having no sufficient Cause shown to us, and seeing of our

or District in

which the Emiselves no valid Reason why the said A.B. should not receive such grant Runner is Licence, do hereby grant to him this Licence for the Purposes to carry on his aforesaid, subject nevertheless to be revoked for Misconduct on Business. the Part of the said A.B., as in the "Passengers Act, 1855," is provided.

SCHEDULE (N.)
FORM of SUMMONS for a DEFENDANT or a WITNESS.
A.B. Complainant. This is to command you to appear
C.D. Defendant.

Day
of

instant (or next) at County, or City, or

o'Clock in the Borough, or Police Dis. (at

before me, or other the trict of

(as Magistrate or Justices of the Peace then the Case may be). and there present (1) [to

answer the Complaint of

(an Emigra- when the De

(') Insert this tion Officer, or Assistant Emigration Officer, or Officer of Customs, fendant is sumor (in the Colonies a Government Emigration or Immigration moned. Agent, as the Case may be,) for a Breach of the Section (or Sections, as the Case may be,) of the Passengers Act, 1855,] () [or to give Evidence in the Complaint of A.B. against ) Insert this C.D. Tor Breach of the Passengers Act, 1855].

in case a WitJustice of the Peace, or Police ness is sum

or Stipendiary Magistrate, or moned.
Signed

Sheriff, or Steward, or Sheriff
Substitute, or Steward Sub-

stitute, as the Case may be.
Dated this

Day of

One thousand eight
hundred and
To

SCHEDULE (O.)
Form of CONVICTION and ORDER of ADJUDICATION under the

Passengers Act, 1855, when the DEFENDANT appears.
A.B. Complainant. BE it remembered, That on the
C.D. Defendant.

Day of

instant, C.D. of

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before me (or us, as the Case may be,) County, or City, or at

to answer the. Com(1) State whether Borough, or Police Dis- plaint of A.B. (') for a Breach of the cer, or Officer of trict, or Stewartry of

Section (or Sections, as Customs, or Go- (as the Case may be). the Case may be,) of the Passengers Act, vernment Emigration Agent, or

1855, in that, &c. (2) or (as the Case Passenger of the may be), for a Breach of the Contract contained in a certain Ship as the Case may Contract Ticket, dated

and issued by
to
for a Passage to

in the Ship
(*) Here describe
briefly and in ge-

Whereupon I (or we) did proceed to examine into the Comneral Terms the plaint so made against the said C.D., and the same having been Requirements) of (admitted to be true by the said C.D., or as the Case may be,) fully not been fulfilled. proved to my (or our) Satisfaction by the Testimony on Oath of (*) Name the Wit- E.F. (3) a credible Witness (or Witnesses), I (or we) (1) [do

vict him the said C.D. of the Offence (or Offences) aforesaid ; and than One. I (or we)] do adjudge and order that he shall pay to the said (1) Omit these Words where A.B. as such (Emigration Officer, or Government Emigration there is no Con, Agent, or Officer of Customs, or Passenger of the Ship an Order of Adju. as the Case may be,) the Sum of

l. by way of Penalty dication.

(or by way of Subsistence Money, or of Return of Passage Money, (5) Insert this in or as Damages_for Breach of such Contract as aforesaid, as the Cases where Compensation is

Case
may

be,) [(5) and shall also pay to the said A.B. the further

Sum of T. as Compensation for the Loss and Inconvenience (6) Name the Passenger or Pas. occasioned to (6)

by the Loss of Passage in the sengers by or in Ship

] Compensation is (7) [And I (or we do also adjudge and order that the Licence awardeda () Insert this

granted to the said C.D. to act as a Passage Broker be forfeited.] where the Offen

(8) [And I (or we) do hereby also adjudge and order that the Broker, and his Sum of

1. being a Part not exceeding One Moiety of the Licence is declared forfeited. said Penalty of 1., be applied to compensate (9) (6) Insert this for the wrong or Damage which he (she or they) has (or have) where Compensa

sustained in this Matter. Penalty is

And I (or we) do further adjudge and order, that the said C.D. awarded to any aggrieved Passen- shall forthwith pay to the said A.B. the further Sum of I.

for the Costs and Charges by him the said A.B. incurred in the (9) Name the Passenger or Passen. Prosecution of this Matter.

Given under my Hand and Seal (or our Hands and Seal), this

One thousand eight hundred and

Justice of the Pence, Police or

Stipendiary Magistrate, or Signature

Sheriff, or Steward, or Sheriff

or Stewards Substitute, tis the (10) State County or District, &c. aR

Case may be, for the Case may be. FORM of CONVICTION and ORDER of ADJUDICATION where the

DEFENDANT does not appear.
A.B. Compleinant.

Be it remembered, That C.D.
C.D. Defendant.

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A.B. (') for a Breach of the (1) State whether County, or City, or Borough, Section (or Sections) of the Pas- Einigration Oftir or Police District, or Stewar- ) sengers Act, 1855, in that, &c. (2) Customs, or Go

as the Case
or (as the Case may be), for

gration Agent, or Breach of the Contract contained Passenger of the

in a certain Contract Ticket, dated as the Case may

and issued by for a Passage to

in the Ship

briefly and in genot appear before me (or us), pursuant to the said Summons. neral Terms the Nevertheless, I (or we) did proceed to examine into the Complaint Requirements) of so preferred against the said C.D., and the same having been duly the Act which has

not been fulfilled. proved to my (or our) Satisfaction by the Testimony on Oath of E.F. (3) a credible Witness (or Witnesses), I (or we) do, &c. (pro- (*) Name the ceed as in preceding Form of Conviction according to the Circum- Witness or Witstances of the Case).

CA P. CXX. An Act for the better Local Management of the Metropolis. Te oleo

[14th August 1855.]

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WHEREAS it is expedient that Provision should be made 3566

in • cleans'ing, lighting, and Improvements thereof: 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 : Election of Vestries and Auditors in Parishes in Schedules (A.)

and (B.) I. The Act of the Session holden in the First and Second Years 1 & 2 W. 4. of King William the Fourth, Chapter Sixty, “For the better c. 60. repealed “ Regulation of Vestries, and for the Appointment of Auditors of so far as regards

Parishes in Accounts in certain Parishes of England and Wales,” shall be

Schedules (A.) repealed, from and after the passing of this Act, so far as regards and (B.) any Parish mentioned in either of the Schedules (A.) and (B.) to this Act: Provided always, that the Vestry and Auditors already elected for any such Parish under the said Act shall continue to be such Vestry and Auditors until the First Election of Vestrymen and Auditors for such Parish under this Act has taken place, but no longer; and the Provisions of the said Act of King William the Fourth shall continue applicable to every such Vestry and to their Proceedings, and the Books in which the same are entered, and to such Auditors and their Proceedings accordingly.

II. The Vestry in every Parish mentioned in either of the Vestries in PaSchedules (A.) and (B.) to this Act shall consist of a certain rishes named in Number of Persons qualified and elected as herein provided ; either of the

Schedules (A.) (that is to say,) Eighteen Vestrymen for every Parish in which

and (B.) to conthe Number of rated Householders shall not exceed One thousand ; sist of not less and Six additional Vestrymen, that is, Twenty-four Vestrymen than 18 or more for every Parish in which thé Number of rated Householders than 120 Per

shall sons qualified

and elected as

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shall exceed One thousand ; and Twelve additional Vestrymen, that is, Thirty-six Vestrymen, for every Parish in which the Number of rated Householders shall exceed Two thousand; and so on at the Proportion of Twelve additional Vestrymen for every Thousand rated Householders : Provided always, that in no Case the Number of Vestrymen shall exceed One hundred and twenty: Provided also, that the Incumbent and Churchwardens of each such Parish shall constitute a Part of the Vestry, and shall vote therein, in addition to the elected Vestrymen : Provided also, that every District Rector now constituting in any such Parish a Part of the Vestry thereof shall continue to constitute a Part of the Vestry thereof under this Act: Provided also, that where in any Parish the whole Number of Persons qualified to be Vestrymen shall not amount to Eighteen, the Vestry thereof shall consist of so many Persons as are so qualified, anything in this Act to the

contrary notwithstanding. Such Parishes III. Each of the said Parishes which at the Time of the passing with more than of this Act contains more than Two thousand rated Householders 2,000 rated

shall be divided into Wards; and it shall be lawful for such Householders to be divided

Person or Persons as may be appointed for this Purpose as herein into Wards. provided to determine and set out, on or before the Tenth Day

of October next, the Number, Extent, Limits, and Boundary Lines of such Wards, but so nevertheless that no Ward shall contain less than Five hundred rated Householders, and that the whole Number of Wards in any Parish shall not exceed Eight; and the Person or Persons setting out such Wards in any Parish shall apportion among the several Wards the Number of Vestrymen to be elected for such Parish, and shall, in assigning the Number of Vestrymen to each Ward, have regard, as far as in his or their Judgment it is practicable, as well to the Number of Persons rated to the Relief of the Poor in each Ward as to the aggregate Amount of the Sums at which all such Persons are rated ; and the Number of Vestrymen assigned to each Ward shall be a Number divisible by Three ; and a Copy of the Particulars of such Division and Apportionment shall be forthwith transmitted to One of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, and also to the Vestry Clerk of the Parish to which such Division and oportionment relate ; and if Her Majesty, by the Advice of Her Privy Council, approve of such Division and Apportionment, the Particulars thereof shall be published in the London Gazette ; and the Parish shall, after such Publication, be deemed to be divided into such Wards so determined and set out, and such Division shall continue and be in force until the same be altered as herein provided ; and the Number of Vestrymen assigned to each Ward shall be the Number to be elected for such Ward until altered as aforesaid : Provided always, that if Her Majesty, by Advice of Her Privy Council, do not approve such Division and Apportionment, such Publication as aforesaid shall nevertheless be made, and such Division and Apportionment be in force for the Purpose of any Election under the Provisions of this Act, until such Time as Her Majesty, by Advice of Her Privy Council, upon further Information and Report from any such

Person

Metropolis Local Management. Person or Persons, definitively approve the Division of such Parish into Wards, and of the Number of Vestrymen assigned to each Ward in manner herein-before mentioned : Provided also, that where any Parish is already divided into Wards under any Local Act such Parish shall be deemed to be divided into such Wards for the Purposes of this Act, without any Division of such Parish into Wards being made as herein-before provided, but the Number of Vestrymen to be elected for such Parish shall be apportioned as aforesaid among the Wards of such Parish by such Person or Persons as may be appointed for that Purpose as herein provided.

IV. One of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State shall, Power to Secreas soon as conveniently may be after the passing of this Act, tary of State to appoint not more than Four fit Persons, the Names of such Per- appoint Persons sons to be published in the London Gazette, to set out the Wards

to set out the

Wards, and apinto which the said Parishes are by this Act directed to be di

portion Number vided, and to apportion the Number of Vestrymen to be elected of Vestrymen for such Parishes respectively among such Wards, and also to to be elected. apportion the Number of Vestrymen to be elected for any Parish already divided into Wards as aforesaid among such Wards; and any One or more of such Persons may be appointed to act as aforesaid separately from any other or others of them as such Secretary of State may see fit; and such Secretary of State shall, in case Circumstances appear to him so to require, appoint any other fit Person or Persons in the Place of or in addition to any such Person or Persons originally appointed under this Provision ; and every Person appointed to set out such Wards shall be paid at a Rate not exceeding the Sum of Five Guineas for every Day that he is employed by virtue of such Appointment, and the Amount payable to him in respect of such Employment in each Parish shall be determined and certified by the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, and the Amount so certified shall be paid out of the Poor Rates of the Parish.

V. When at any Time, upon any Account taken of the Popu- If relative lation by the Authority of Parliament, the relative Numbers of Population of the inhabited Houses in the several Wards of any Parish divided Wards vary in into Wards as aforesaid are found to have varied from those shown future Census, by the last previous Census, it shall be lawful for the Metropolitan Vestrymen may

Numbers of Board of Works, upon the Application of the Vestry or any Rate- be altered. payers of such Parish, to alter the Number of Vestrymen assigned to such Wards or any of them, but so that the Number of Vestrymen assigned to each Ward shall be a Number divisible by Three.

VI. The Vestry elected under this Act in any Parish shall con- Qualification of sist of Persons rated or assessed to the Relief of the Poor upon a Vestrymen. Rental of not less than Forty Pounds per Annum; and no Person shall be capable of acting or being elected as one of such Vestry for any Parish unless he be the Occupier of a House, Lands, Tenements, or Hereditaments in such Parish, and be rated or assessed as aforesaid upon such Rental as aforesaid within such Parish : Provided always, that in any Parish in which the Number of Poor Rate Assessments at Forty Pounds or upwards does not exceed One Sixth of the whole Number of such Assessments it shall not be necessary, in order to qualify a Person to be a

Vestryman,

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