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52. 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.

Page 148

53. An Act to relieve the East India Company from the Obliga-

tion to maintain the College at Ilaileybury.

Ibid.

54. An Act to enable Her Majesty to assent to a Bill, as amended,

of the Legislature of New South Wales, "to confer a Constitu-

« tion on New South Wales, and to grant a Civil List to Her

“ Majesty."

149

55. 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.

170

56. An Act to repeal the Acts of Parliament now in force

respecting the Disposal of the Waste Lands of the Crown in Her

Majesty's Australian Colonies, and to make other Provision in

lieu thereof.

212

57. An Act further to amend the Laws relating to the Militia in

England.

214

58. An Act to better enable the Chancellor and Council of the

Duchy of Lancaster to sell and purchase Land on behalf of

Her Majesty, Her Heirs and Successors, in right of the said

Duchy of Lancaster,

217

59. An Act to facilitate Inquiries of Commissioners of Endowed

Schools in Ireland.

220

60. An Act for excepting Gold Wedding Rings from the Opera-

tion of the Act of the last Session relating to the Standard of

Gold and Silver Wares, and from the Exemptions contained

in other Acts relating to Gold Wares.

222

61. An Act to authorize the Inclosure of certain Lands in pur-

suance of a Special Report of the Inclosure Commissioners

for England and Wales.

223

62. An Act to amend an Act of the Eighteenth Year of Her

Majesty, to amend the Laws for the better Prevention of the Sale

of Spirits by unlicensed Persons and for the Suppression of illicit

Distillation in Ireland.

225

63. An Act to consolidate and amend the Law relating to Friendly

Societies.

226

64. An Act to settle Annuities on Emily Harriet Lady Raglan

and Richard Henry Fitzroy Lord Raglan, and the next sur-

viving Heir Male of his Body, in consideration of the eminent

Services of the late Field Marshal Lord Raglan.

248

65. An Act to amend the Dublin Carriage Acts.

249

66. An Act to render valid certain Marriages in Christ Church

in the Chapelry of Todmorden and Parish of Rochdale in the

Counties of Lancaster and York.

250

67. An Act to facilitate the Remedies on Bills of Exchange

and Promissory Notes by the Prevention of frivolous or ficti-

tious Defences to Actions thereon.

251

68. An Act to amend the Laws concerning the Burial of the

Dead in Scotland.

254

69. An Act to discontinue the taking of Toll on the Turnpike

Roads leading from the City of Dublin and on the Turnpike

Road from Kinnegad to Athlone, and to provide for the Main-
tenance of such Roads as public Boads, and for the Discharge

of the Debts due thereon, and other Purposes. Page 261

70. An Act for further promoting the Establishment of Free

Public Libraries in Municipal Towns, and for extending it

to Towns governed under Local Improvement Acts, and to

Parishes.

281

71. An Act to authorize the Commissioners of the Treasury to

make Arrangements concerning certain Loans advanced by

way of Relief to the Islands of Antigua, Nevis, and Mont-

serrat.

288

72. An Act for legalizing and preserving the restored Standards

of Weights and Measures.

289

73. An Act to extend the Period for applying for a Sale under

the Acts for facilitating the Sale and Transfer of Incumbered

Estates in Ireland.

292

74. An Act to enable Grand Juries of Counties in Ireland to

present for Payment of Expenses in certain Cases.

293

75. An Act to continue certain temporary Provisions concerning

Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction in England.

294

76. An Act to continue an Act of the Fifth and Sixth Years of

Her present Majesty for amending the Law relative to Private

Lunatic Asylums in Ireland.

Ibid.

77. An Act to give Effect to a Convention between Her Majesty

and the United States of America.

Ibid.

78. An Act to reduce certain Duties payable on Stage Carriages,

and to amend the Laws relating to Stamp Duties, and to Bonds

and Securities to the Inland Revenue.

297

79. An Act to amend the Law regarding the Burial of poor Per-

sons by Guardians and Overseers of the Poor.

299

80. An Act to ratify conditional Agreements entered into by

the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Works and Public Build-

ings; and to vest in the said Commissioners certain Property

situate near the College of Edinburgh in the City of Edinburgh,

together with the General Register IIouse in the said City,

and all Lands held therewith ; and to enable the said Com-

missioners to acquire certain Property near the Palace of

Holyrood.

300

81. An Act to amend the Law concerning the certifying and

registering of Places of Religious Worship in England. 314

82. An Act to abolish certain Payments charged on the Conso-

lidated Fund in favour of the Provost and Fellows of Trinity

College, Dublin, and of certain Professors in the said College;

and to repeal the Stamp Duties payable on Matriculations and

Degrees in the University of Dublin.

320

83. An Act to continue certain Acts for regulating Turnpike

Roads in Ireland.

321

84. An Act to provide for the Performance of certain Duties of

the Speaker during his temporary Absence from the House of

Commons.

325

85. An Act for carrying into effect the Engagements between

Her Majesty and certain Chiefs of the Sherbro Country near

Sierra Leone in Africa, for the more effectual Suppression of

the Slave Trade.

Ibid.

86. An Act for securing the Liberty of Religious Worship. 330
87. An Act to amend the Act for the better Care and Reforma-

tion of Youthful Offenders, and the Act to render Reformatory

and Industrial Schools in Scotland more available for the

Benefit of Vagrant Children.

Page 331

88. An Act to facilitate the Erection of Dwelling Houses for the

Working Classes in Scotland.

333

89. An Act to amend the Provisions of the Huddersfield Burial

Ground Act, 1852.

349

90. An Act for the Payment of Costs in Proceedings instituted

on behalf of the Crown in Matters relating to the Revenue, and

for the Amendment of the Procedure and Practice in Crown

Suits in the Court of Exchequer.

350

91. An Act to facilitate the Erection and Maintenance of Colonial

Lighthouses, and otherwise to amend the Merchant Shipping

Act, 1854.

351

92. An Act for appropriating the Corps of the Prebend or Portion

of Netherhall Ledbury in the Diocese and County of Hereford,

and for constituting the Living of Ledbury a Rectory with

Cure of Souls, and for augmenting the Endowments thereof. 357

93. An Act to amend certain Acts relating to the Court of Judica-

ture of Prince of Wales Island, Singapore, and Malacca, and

to the Supreme Courts of Judicature in India.

362

94. An Act to impose increased Rates of Duty of Excise on Spirits

distilled in the United Kingdom ; to allow Malt, Sugar, and

Molasses to be used Duty-free in the distilling of Spirits in lieu

of Allowances and Drawbacks on such Spirits, Sugar, and

Molasses respectively; and to amend the Laws relating to the

Duties of Excise.

364

95. An Act to enable the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Works

and Public Buildings to provide additional Offices for the

Public Service in or near Downing Street, Westminster. 378

96. An Act to consolidate certain Acts, and otherwise amend the

Laws of the Customs, and an Act to regulate the Office of the

Receipt of Her Majesty's Exchequer at Westminster. 399

97. An Act for the Amendment and Consolidation of the Customs

Tariff Acts.

413

98. An Act to continue certain Turnpike Acts in Great

Britain.

454

99. An Act to enable Her Majesty to carry into effect a Conven-

tion made between Her Majesty, His Majesty the Emperor of

the French, and His Imperial Majesty the Sultan.

458

100. An Act to amend the Law concerning the Qualification of

Officers of the Militia.

460

10). An Act for the more effectual Execution of the Conven-

tion between Her Majesty and the French Government con-

cerning the Fisheries in the Seas between the British Islands

and France.

462

102. An Act to confirm certain Provisional Orders made under an

Act of the Fifteenth Year of Her present Majesty, to facilitate

Arrangements for the Relief of Turnpike Trusts.

464

103. An Act to amend an Act of the last Session of Parliament

relating to the Sale of Spirits by unlicensed Persons and illicit

Distillation in Ireland; and also to repeal so much of an Act of

the Third and Fourth Years of His late Majesty as requires

Persons applying for Licences for the Sale of Beer, Cider,

or Spirits by Retail in Ireland to enter into a Bond with

Sureties.

Page 472

101. An Act for the Regulation of Chinese Passenger Ships. 473

105. An Act to amend the Lunatic Asylums Act, 1853, and the

Acts passed in the Ninth and Seventeenth Years of Her Majesty,

for the Regulation of the Care and Treatment of Lunatics. 481

106. An Act to suspend the making of Lists and the Ballots for

the Militia of the United Kingdom.

487.

107. An Act to authorize the Commissioners of the Treasury to

make Arrangements concerning a certain Loan advanced by

way of Relief to the Island of Tobago.

488

108. An Act to amend the Law for the Inspection of Coal Mines

in Great Britain.

489

109. An Act to make further Provisions for the Repayment of

Advances out of the Consolidated Fund for the Erection and

Enlargement of Asylums for the Lunatic Poor in Ireland, and

to amend the Laws with reference to the Repayments in case of

Change of Districts, and the Appointment of Commissioners of

General Control and Correspondence.

496

110. An Act to authorize the Application of certain Sums granted

by Parliament for Drainage and other Works of public Utility

in Ireland towards the Completion of certain Navigations un-

dertaken in connexion with Drainages, and to amend the Acts

for promoting the Drainage of Lands and Improvements in

connexion therewith in Ireland.

499

111. An Act to amend the Law relating to Bills of Lading. 507

112. An Act to continue an Act of the Eleventh Year of Her

present Majesty, for the better Prevention of Crime and Out-

rage in certain Parts of Ireland.

508

113. An Act to extend the Provisions of an Act of the Fourteenth

and Fifteenth Years of Her present Majesty, for rebuilding the

Bridge over the River Ness at Inverness.

Ibid.

114. An Act for the Transfer of Licences of Public Houses in

Ireland.

510

115. An Act to continue and amend the Public Ilealth Act
(1854).

511

116. An Act for the better Prevention of Diseases.

512

117. An Act for transferring to One of Her Majesty's Principal

Secretaries of State the Powers and Estates vested in the Prin-

cipal Officers of the Ordnance.

515

118. An Act to repeal the Act of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth

Years of the Reign of Her present Majesty for further regu-

lating the Sale of Beer and other Liquors on the Lord's Day,

and to substitute other Provisions in lieu thereof.

518

119. An Act to amend the Law relating to the Carriage of Pas-

sengers by Sea.

519

120. An Act for the better Local Management of the Metro-

polis.

569

121. An Act to consolidate and amend the Nuisances Removal

and Diseases Prevention Acts, 1848 and 1849.

665

122. An Act to amend the Laws relating to the Construction of

Buildings in the Metropolis and its Neighbourhood. 689
123. An Act to defray the Charge of the Pay, Clothing, and con-

tingent and other Expenses of the Disembodied Militia in Great

Britain and Ireland ; to grant Allowances in certain Cases to

Subaltern Officers, Adjutants, Paymasters, Quartermasters,

Surgeons, Assistant Surgeons, Surgeons Mates, and Serjeant

Majors of the Militia ; and to authorize the Employment of the

Non-commissioned Officers.

Page 730

124. An Act to amend the Charitable Trusts Act, 1853. 747

125. An Act to confirm Provisional Orders of the General Board

of Health, applying the Public Health Act (1848) to the Dis-

tricts of Middlesbrough, Windhill, Christchurch, Keighley,

Tunstall, and Toxteth Park, and for Alteration of the Boun-

daries of the District of Romford.

757

126. An Act for diminishing Expense and Delay in the Adminis.

tration of Criminal Justice in certain Cases.

782

127. An Act to make better Provision for the Union of contiguous

Benefices, and to facilitate the building and endowing of new

Churches in spiritually destitute Districts.

790

128. An Act further to amend the Laws concerning the Burial of

the Dead in England.

797

129. An Act to apply a Sum out of the Consolidated Fund and

the Surplus of Ways and Means to the Service of the Year One

thousand eight hundred and fifty-five, and to appropriate the

Supplies granted in this Session of Parliament.

803

130. An Act for raising the Sum of Seven Millions by Exchequer

Bills and Exchequer Bonds, for the Service of the Year One

thousand eight hundred and fifty-five.

814

131. An Act to render more secure the Conditions upon which

Money is advanced out of the Parliamentary Grant for the

Purposes of Education.

815

132. An Act for facilitating the Erection of Dwelling Houses for

the Labouring Classes.

816

133. An Act for limiting the Liability of Members of certain Joint

Stock Companies.

820

134. An Act to make further Provision for the more speedy and

efficient Despatch of Business in the High Court of Chancery,

and to vest in the Lord Chancellor the Ground and Buildings

of the said Court situate in Southampton Buildings, Chancery

Lane, with Powers of leasing and Sale thereof.

825

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