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P. 198,1. 10.-An additional duty on dwelling houses Window far. in Ireland, in respect of the windows or lights therein, is granted by the 50 Geo. 3. c. 75. I. P. 198. I. 17.-The duty payable in respect of ser
Servants' lax. vants lias undergone some modification by the 50 Geo. 3. c. 104, G. B. P. 198. 1. 26.-The amount of the duties on certain
Carriage tax, carriages is altered by the 50 Geo. 3. c. 104. P. 199. I. 27.-The 51 Geo, 3. c. 72. U. K. is an act
Exemptio.rs for granting exemption in certain cases from the pay- from lates. ment of the duties charged in respect of servants, carriages, horses, and dogs, kept in Great Britain and Ireland respectively. P. 199. l. 36.-By the 51 Geo. 3. c. 31..G, B. and
War foxes. 51 Geo. 3. c. 44. G. B. certain additional duties of customs are granted during the present war, and for 6 months after. And certain additional duties of excise are granted by the 43 Geo. 3. c. 81, G. B. until 12 months after a definitive treaty of peace. By the 49 Geo. 3. c. 92. G. B. the several sums of eleven millions, and seven millions nine hundred and thirty two thousand one hundred pounds, are charged upon the war taxes. And by the 51 Geo. 3. c. 61. G. B. the sum of seven millions five hundred thousand pounds is charged upon the duties granted to his majesty during the continuance of the war, &c. except those granted on profits arising from property, professions, trades, and offices, by the 46 Geo. 3. c. 65. G. B. P. 200. I. 20.-Certain duties on offices and employ- Duties on offices
c, ments of profit, and on annuities, pensions, and stipends, are made perpetual by the 49 Geo. 3. c. 32. G. B. And this act is explained, and amended by the 50 Geo. 3. C. 56. And the duties which are payable in respect of public offices or employments, or any annuities, pensions, stipends, or other annual payments, by virtue of the 38 Geo. 3. C. 60. Eng. are continued by the 51 Geo. 3. c. 2. G. B.
P. 201. l. 12,--The 51 Geo. 3. c. 113. U. K. is the Lottery ací, last act for granting to his majesty a sum of money to be raised by lotteries.
2 Fdw. 3. c. 4. E. & I.
20 Geo... c.37.
11 Ann. c. 8. 8. 7. Ir.
P. 210. I. 14.-The 2 Edw. 3. c. 4. E. & I. confirms the 9 Edw. 2. st. 2. and also provides, that sheriffs and
bailiffs of fee, shall cause their counties and bailiwicks Who shall be sheriffs, c.
to be kept by such as have lands therein.
P. 216.1. 10.---By the 20 Geo. 2. c. 37. Eng. all shes. 1. Eng.
riffs of any county, city, &c. shall, at the expiration of Process uneze
their office, turn over to the succeeding sheriff, by ineuled turned denture and schedule, all such writs and process as shall uter to succeed. ing sheriff remain in their hands unexecuted, who shall duly exe
cite and return the same; and in case any such sheriff shall refuse or neglect to turn over such process as aforesaid, he shall make satisfaction by damages and costs to the party aggrieved thereby. But by s. 2. no sheriff
. shall be liable to be called upon to make a return of any Sheriffs out of writ or process, unless required so to do within 6 months office how long bound to return after the expiration of his office.
P. 223. last line. --The 11 Ann. c. 8. Ir. enacts (s. 7.) that no under-sheriff or sheriff's clerk, or any in trust
for them or to their use, shall in any manner officiate as No under-sher iff, &c. to act
clerk of the peace for the same county, under the peas clerk of the nalty of £500. for
time he shall so act, to be recopeace.
vered by such person as will sue for the same, in any of the Four-courts of Dublin, by bill, plaint, or informa
tion, wherein, &c. , 31Geo.3. c.46.
P. 230. l. 11.-By the 31 Geo. 3. c. 46. s. 15. Eng. s. 15. Eng.
the justices of peace assembled at their general or quarJrestices in ses
ter sessions, or at some special adjournment thereof,
were also required, within 12 months after the passing table of fees for galers, wc. of this act, to settle a table of fees to be taken by the
gaoler or keeper of the gaols and other places of confineinent in this act mentioned; and the said justices so assembled, are hereby authorized, from time to time, to alter or totally disallow all or any such charges or fees, and to order a copy of the table of fees so regulated, to be hung up in the court of assize and quarter sessions for the county, riding, or division, and another copy to be transmitted to the said gaoler or keeper, who shall cause the same to be hung up in some conspicuous place within the gaols and penitentiary houses; and all orders and directions in the 32 Geo. 2. c. 28. respecting
sions to settle a
the table of fees and rates to be taken by gaolers, &c. shall be conformed to, as if the same were herein repeated.
P. 235. 1. 27.—The 50 Geo. 3. c. 103. I. (which is 50Geo.3.c.103. intitled an act for repealing the several laws relating to prisons in Ireland; and for re-enacting such of the pro- Laws respecting visions thereof as have been found useful, with aniend-saols consoliments) recites (amongst others) the 17 & 18 Car. 2. c. 8. 3 Geo. 3. c. 28. 7 Geo. 3. c. 4. 17 & 18 Geo. 3. c. 28. 21 & 22 Geo. 3. c. 42, 23 & 24 Geo, 3. c. 41. 26 Geo. 3. c. 27. 26 Geo, 3. c. 45. and 27 Geo. 3, c. 39. wliich have been in part stated, vol. 1. p. 230. to 235. and repeals the said provisions thereof; but re-enacts them with certain additions and alterations: But as this is a title or branch of the law, which it is not the object of this work fully to detail, it seems to be suflicient thus briefly to refer to the 50 Geo. 3. c. 103. in this place,
P. 240. 1. 19.-The 50 Geo. 3. c. 30. I. enacts, that 50Geo. 3.c.30. it shall be lawful for the grand jury of eacli county in Ireland, county of a city, and county of a town, at each Fees of coroners. assizes or presenting term, to present any sum not exceeding 5 guineas for each inquest which any coroner of the county shall have held since the preceding assizes or presenting term; to be paid to the treasurer of such county, and by him to such coroner, proof being first made to the satisfaction of the grand jury of bis having made due return of such inquest to said assizes or presenting term: Provided that the money to be so presented, at any one assizes, &c. shall not exceed 40 gui
Provided also (s. 2.) that nothing herein shall extend to inquisitions held in gaols in the county or county Proviso. of the city of Dublin. P. 248. 1. 23.-The fifth section of the 1 Ann. st. 1. 1 Ann.st. 1.c.3.
s. 5. Eng. c. 8. Eng. (vide vol. 2. p. 1110.) which expressly enume
Commission of rates commissions of the peace, should have been here the peace. referred to.
P. 265. I. 8.-By the 49 Geo. 3. c. 84. I. whenever any grand jury of any county, county of a city, or coun- s. 2. Ir. ty of a town, shall, at any assizes or presenting term,
Presentment for have presented any new road to be laid out and made forming and le
between any 2 market towns, or from any market town to the sea, pursuant to the 36 Geo. 3. c. 55. Ir. it shall be lawful for such grand jury, if they deem il expedient, to make a presentment for forming, levelling, and draining the same, distinct from the presentment for gravel
ling or making it with small stones. And by s. 11. it Presentment for shall be lawful for the grand jury of a county, county of paving roalls by
a city, or county of a town, to present for the paving of a street or road by the square yard, instead of making or repairing the same by the perch with gravel or small
49Gen.3. c.84. s. 27. 1.
49 Gen 3. c.84. P. 265. I. 13.-By the 49 Geo. 3. c. 84. I. in lieu of 8. 8. 1.
the sums allowed by the 36 Geo. 3. c. 55. s. 9. Ir. for Presentment for making and repairing of any footpath on any road, it footpaths. shall be lawful for the grand jury at any assizes or pre
senting term, to present any sum not exceeding 3s. by the perch for making, and 1s. 6d. by the perch for repairing footpaths.
P. 266. l. 24.-By the 49 Geo. 3. c. 84. s. 27. I. all
affidavits for presentments for forming, levelling, fencing, Affidavits for draining, widening, making, repairing, or otherwise imlodged 15 days proving any road, and for the building, repairing, or before assizes.
otherwise improving any bridge, session-house, gaol, or other mason work,) shall be lodged 15 days at the least before the commission day of each assizes, with the secretary of the grand jury; and such secretary shall (provided he shall be ordered by the grand jury at the previous assizes so to do) cause copies of the schedules of
such affidavits to be printed and ready for delivery at his Copies pirinted,
office, 3 clear days before each assizes, to such magistrates and overseers of roads, or other public works, as may apply for the same : provided that the number so to be printed do not exceed 25 for each barony or half barony, and 25 for each county of a city, or county of a
town. By s. 18, no affidavit for the accounting for the Accounting affic
repairs of any road, shall be allowed by the grand jury mrvils for re- or by the court at any assizes or presenting term, unless pairs what to
it shall be specially stated in such affidavit, that there is not on either side of any part of any road specified in such affidavit any grip, trench, or drain, without a wall
s1 & I.
s. 22. Ir.
or other sufficient fence between such grip, &c, and the
for filling up for the grand jury and the court, at any assizes or Octo- grips
. ber session, to allow any affidavit for the accounting for 50 Geb.3.c.29. the repairs of any road, (not being a road on which his majesty's mails are conveyed in mail coaches or four. Proviso us to
accounting affic wheeled carriages drawn by 2 or more horses,) without its davits for re
pairs. being stated that there is not any grip, trench, or drain, without a wall or sufficient 'fence between the saine and the side of the road :" provided it appears that no former grand jury presented a sum for making such wall or fence. And by s. 2. such form is also dispensed with in case of the temporary repairs of a mail coach road, where a new line is presented. The 49 Geo. 3. 49 Gen.3.c.84. c. 84. I. further provides (s. 22.) that no accounting affidavit for the expenditure of any public money for any Accounting an
. road, or for any public work, shall be allowed by the that roads mode grand jury, or by the court, &c. unless it shall be stated finished 6 days
before assizes, in such affidavit, that the road or work was completed &c. on some day, being not less than 6 clear days previous to the commission day of the assizes or presenting term, or to the first day of the October sessions ; nor unless such affidavit be lodged with the secretary of the grand jury previous to the commission day of such assizes, or the first day of such October sessions ; of which lodgment the secretary shall make oath in open court.
P. 271.1. 15.-For the more speedily repairing sud- 49 Geo. 3.c.84. den 'breaches in roads, and the bridges and gullets 5. 3. 1. thereon, the 49 Geo, 3. c. 84. I. enacts (s. 3.) that it Grand juries shall be lawful for the grand jury of any county, &c. at supervisors.
mry appoint any assizes, to appoint such and so many persons, possessed of a freehold or leasehold estate of not less than £500. .yearly value, who may be willing to act without any salary or allowance, to be supervisors of the roads in said county, &c. or of such part thereof as shall be specified by such grand jury, not exceeding 8 miles in length, for the purpose of superintending the same, and of preventing all nusances and injuries ibereto, and to remove any