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houses are erecting, and about to light, certain new lighthouses at the undermentioned places, viz., on Holborn Head, Scrabster, county Caithness, on the butt of the Lewis Hebrides.
Now, therefore, Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers vested in Her by the said recited Act, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, is pleased to direct that, upon the completion and lighting of the said lights respectively, there shall be paid in respect of each of the said lights, for every vessel, whether British or Foreign, which may pass or derive benefit from such light, the toll of 8-16ths of 1 penny, per ton of the burthen of every such vessel, for each time of passing or deriving benefit therefrom, if on an oversea voyage; and 1-16th of a penny per ton for each time of passing or deriving benefit therefrom, if on a coasting voyage. And that the said tolls, in respect of each of the said lighthouses, shall be levied by the Commissioners of Northern Lighthouses, subject to the gross abatement or discount of 60 per cent, on vessels engaged in oversea voyages, and of 60 per cent. on vessels engaged in coasting voyages, mentioned in an Order in Council
, made under the authority of the said recited Act, and dated the 25th day of July, 1861, and subject also to the regulations and exemptions contained in the consolidated tables of light duties, sanctioned by an Order in Council, dated the 26th day of June, 1855, and to the further exemption, sanctioned by an Order in Council, dated the 12th day of April, 1859.1
BRITISH ORDER IN COUNCIL, relative to Pilotage payable
by British and Foreign Vessels, and by Vessels with Foreign Crews. April 26, 1862.
At the Court at Osborne House, Iste of Wight, the 26th day of
April, 1862. PRESENT, THE QUEEN'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY IN COUNCIL.
WHEREAS by the 333rd section of “The Merchant Shipping Act, 1854,”it is enacted that, subject to the provisions contained in the 5th part of that Act, it shall be lawful for every pilotage authority, by bye-law made with the consent of Her Majesty in Council, from time to time to do, within its districts, all or any of the things specified in that behalf in the said section; and whereas the Pilotage Board of the port of Gloucester, being the pilotage authority for the port of Gloucester, within the meaning of the said recited Act, have made and submitted for the consent of Her * See Page 768.
† See Vol. 10, Page 324. # See Page 726.
See Vol. 9, Page 777,
Majesty certain regulations (which are set forth in the schedule hereunto annexed), with respect to pilots and pilotage within the district, and under the jurisdiction of the said Pilotage Board.
And whereas it has been made to appear to Her Majesty that the said regulations are proper and reasonable.
Now, therefore, Her Majesty, by virtue of the power vested in Her by the said recited Act, and by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, is pleased to approve of, and signify her consent to the said regulations of the said Pilotage Board, with respect to pilots and pilotage within their district, and under their jurisdiction.
SCHEDULE.-Bye-laws and Regulations. No. 1. Every licensed pilot employed in piloting vessels to or from the port of Gloucester shall pay pilotage rates according to the register tonnage of the vessel.
No. 6. All vessels bound to Lydney or Sharpness, or to any place in the river Severn above Sharpness, requiring and having the services of a pilot, shall also employ on board, as assistants to the pilots from King Road, the following number of men, at the undermentioned charge :
All vessels with Foreign crews : Of 200 tons and under 300 tons, 1 man at 7s. 6d. for the first tide,
and 2s. 6d. for every other tide the vessel moves. 300 tons, and under 500 tons 2 ditto ditto. 500 tons, and under 700 tons 3 ditto ditto. 700 tons and upwards
4 ditto ditto. Vessels with English crews : 300 tons, and under 500 tons 1 ditto ditto. 500 tons, and under 700 tons 2 ditto ditto. 700 and upwards...
3 ditto ditto.
NOTICE of the Board of Trade, extendiny the Period of Copy
right of Ornamental Designs. May 8, 1862.
Board of Trade, Whitehall, May 8, 1862. The Right Honourable the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade give notice that the period of regulation of copyright of ornamental designs in Class I (articles composed wholly or chiefly of metal) has been extended by them, under the powers conferred upon their Lordships by the Act 13 and 14 Victoria, c. 104,* from 3 to 5 years, and that the fee of £1 will be charged for an original registration for 5 years.
* See Vol. 8, Page 1053,
For every additional
year for which registration of any ornamental design, or class of ornamental designs, in metal, may, hereafter be extended, the fee of 10s. only will be charged, instead of 30s., as heretofore.
ACT of the British Parliament, “ to amend the General Pier and
Harbour Act, 1861."
[25 Vict., cap. 19.]
[May 16, 1862.] WHEREAS it is expedient to amend the General Pier and Harbour Act, 1861,* hereinafter called the Principal 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. This Act shall be read (as far as may be) together with the Principal Act as one Act, and may be cited as the General Pier and Harbour Act, 1861, Amendment Act.
XIX. Subject to the provisions of the Principal Act and this Act and any provisional Order, the Harbours, Docks, and Piers Clauses Act, 1847,t shall be deemed to be incorporated with every provisional Order.
XXI. The undertaking authorized by any provisional Order shall be subject to the provisions of the Merchant Shipping Act, 1854, and of every general Act relating to harbours or dues on shipping, or on goods carried in ships, now in force or hereafter to be passed, and to any future revision or alteration under the authority of Parliament of the rates authorized by the Order.
ACT of the British Parliament, “ to amend · The West Indian
Incumbered Estates Acts, 1854 and 1858.'
[25 & 26 Vict., cap. 45.]
[July 17, 1862.] WHEREAS it is expedient that “The West Indian Incumbered Estates Acts, 1854 and 1858,” should be amended : Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's most excellent Majesty, by and with the consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
I. This Act may for all purposes be cited as “ The West Indian Incumbered Estates Act, 1862."
II. “ The West Indian Incumbered Estates Act, 1854 "S (hereinafter called “the Principal Act,”) “ The West Indian Incumbered * See Page 770.
+ See Vol. 8, Page 234. See Vol. 9, Page 777,
Ś See Vol. 10, Page 274.
Estates Act, 1858,"* (herinafter called “the First Amendment Act,") and this Act shall, so far as is consistent with the context · and objects of such Acts, be construed as one Act, and the Principal Act, the First Amendment Act, and this Act (hereinafter referred to as “these Acts”), may, for all purposes be cited as “ The West Indian Incumbered Estates Acts, 1854, 1858, 1862."
VI. Where Her Majesty, by Order in Council, has directed or shall direct the Principal Act, or the Principal Act and the First Amendment Act, to come into operation in any of the Colonies mentioned in the schedule to the Principal Act, or where any of such Colonies has presented or shall present an address to Her Majesty, praying Her Majesty to issue an Order, then and in every such case such Order and such address respectively shall apply and be construed to apply as well to this Act as to the Prinicpal Act, or as to the Principal Act and the First Amendment Act (as the case may be).
ACT of the British Parliament, "to enable the Legislature of New
Zealand to repeal the 73rd Section of an Act, intituled 'An
[25 & 26 Vict., cap. 48.]
[July 29, 1862.] VIII. AND whereas it is expedient to enable the General Assembly of New Zealand to repeal the 73rd section of the first herein before recited Act of Parliament : be it further enacted as follows (that is to say): It shall be lawful for the said General Assembly to alter or repeal all or any of the provisions contained in the said section ; and no Act passed by the said General Assembly, nor any part of such Act, shall be or be deemed to have been invalid by reason that the same is repugnant to any of the said provisions.
ACT of the British Parliament, “ for amending the Law relating to
Copyright in Works of the Fine Arts” (made in the British Dominions or elsewhere)," and for repressing the Commission of Fraud in the Production and Sale of such Works.
[25 & 26 Vict., cap. 68.]
[July 29, 1862.) WHEREAS by law, as now established, the authors of paintings, drawings, and photographs have no copyright in such their works, and it is expedient that the law should in that respect be amended : * See Vol. 10, Page 862
† See Vol. 9, Page 385.
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. The author, being a British subject or resident within the dominions of the Crown, of every original painting, drawing, and photograph which shall be or shall have been made either in the British dominions or elsewhere, and which shall not have been sold or disposed of before the commencement of this Act, and his assigns, shall have the sole and exclusive right of copying, engraving, reproducing, and multiplying such painting or drawing, and the design thereof, or such photograph, and the negative thereof, by any means and of any size, for the term of the natural life of such author, and 7 years after his death; provided that when any painting or drawing, or the negative of any photograph, shall for the first time after the passing of this Act be sold or disposed of, or shall be made or executed for or on behalf of any other person for a good or a valuable consideration, the person so selling or disposing of or making or executing che same shall not retain the copyright thereof, unless it be expressly reserved to him by agreement in writing, signed, at or before the time of such sale or disposition, by the vendee or assignee of such painting or drawing, or of such negative of a photograph, or by the person for or on whose behalf the same shall be so made or executed, but the copyright shall belong to the vendee or assignee of such painting or drawing or of such negative of a photograph, or to the person for or on whose behalf the same shall have been made or executed ; nor shall the vendee or assignee thereof be entitled to any such copyright, unless, at or before the time of such sale or disposition, an agreement in writing, signed by the person so selling or disposing of the same, or by his agent duly authorized, shall have been made to that effect.
II. Nothing herein contained shall prejudice the right of any person to copy or use any work in which there shall be no copyright, or to represent any scene or object, notwithstanding that there may be copyright in some representation of such scene or object.
III. All copyright under this Act shall be deemed personal or moveable estate, and shall be assignable at law, and every assignment thereof, and every licence to use or copy by any means or process the design or work which shall be the subject of such copyright, shall be made by some note or memorandum in writing, to be signed by the proprietor of the copyright, or by his agent, appointed for that purpose in writing.
IV. There shall be kept at the Hall of the Stationers' Company, by the officer appointed by the said Company for the purposes of the Act passed in the 6th year of Her present Majesty, intituled “An Act to Amend the Law of Copyright,"'* a book or books, en
* See Vol. 6, Page 478.