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22 July 1830

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Jovis, 22 die Julii;

Anno 1° Willielmi IV t Regis, 1830.
PRAYERS.

Returns presented: Four-and-Half per cent Duties. No. 680.

The House being informed that Mr. Crafer, from the Treasury, attended at the door, he was called in; and at the bar presented to the House, pursuant to their Addresses to His Majesty,-A Return to an Address to His Majesty, dated the 5th day of this instant July, for A Return of all Payments made out of the Surplus which accrued on the Four-and-a-Half per Cent. Fund, between 25th March 1828 and 5th January 1830, over and above the Payments made by the Husband, and the Salaries and Pensions detailed in a Return, N° 273, of the present Session; specifying the nature of the Instruments authorizing the Payments out of such Surplus, and the Names of the Persons to whom such Payments were made.

Commissary Court (Scotland.)

Return by the Barons of Exchequer, Scotland, of the amount allowed to any Commissary, Commissary Clerk, or other Officer, claiming compensation for the loss of Fees in the Court of the Commissaries of Edinburgh, through the operation and effect of the Act 4 Geo. 4, c. 97, for the regulation of the said Court; stating the names of those persons who have received compensations since the date thereof, the office he held, the dates of the grants, and the amount paid to each officer in each year, the aggregate amount paid in each year, and from what fund the same has been paid; and stating the grounds upon which each such claim was granted.

Carriage Duties.

Mr. Crafer also presented to the House, pursuant to their Orders,-Return to an Order of the House, dated the 6th day of this instant July, for an Account of the number of Four-wheeled and other Carriages charged with Duties in each of the five years ending 1st January 1830; specifying the number of Carriages in each class, the rates of Duty, and the produce of the Duties.

Return to an Order of the House, dated the 6th day of this instant July, for an Account of the number of Fourwheeled and other Carriages charged with Duties in each of the five years ending 1st January 1815; specifying the number of Carriages in each class, the rates of Duty, and the produce of the Duties.

Hackney Coaches, &c.

An Account of the number of Hackney Coaches, Chariots and Cabriolets licensed in each of the five years to 1st January 1830; showing the rates of Duty, and the produce of the Duties.

Horses.

Return to an Order of the House, dated the 6th day of this instant July, for an Account of the number of Horses charged with Duty in each of the five years ending 1st January 1815; showing the number in each class, the rates of Duty, and the produce of the Duties.

Return to an Order of the House, dated the 6th day of this instant July, for an Account of the number of Horses charged with Duty in each of the five years ending 1st January 1830; showing the number in each class, the rates of Duty, and the produce of the Duties.

Posting.

An Account of the produce of the Duties on Posting in each of the five years ending 1st January 1830.

Starch.

Return to an Order of the House, dated the 7th day of this instant July, for a Copy of the Memorial of William Goodlad Todd, to the Lords of the Treasury, dated 23d June 1828, praying for a Return of Duty paid by him upon 19,110 pounds of Starch consumed by fire at Boston-uponHumber, in November 1827; and a Copy of the Answer thereto.

Lemon Juice.

Return to an Order of the House, dated the 7th day of this instant July, for a Copy of a Letter dated 13th October 1827, from William Shelton Burnett to the Commissioners of His Majesty's Customs, praying for a Return of Duty paid on ten Pipes of Lemon Juice which had been consumed by the fire at Fresh Wharf, on 31st July 1827; and a Copy of the Reply and final Decision on such claim.

Pawnbrokers. No. 681.

An Account of the number of Pawnbrokers licensed in the Metropolis, and in the Country, with the rates respectively charged on their Licenses, and the Duty received on the same, in each of the five years ending 5th January 1830.

Northern Lighthouses.

Mr. Crafer also presented to the House, pursuant to the directions of an Act of Parliament,-Abstract of the Accounts of the Commissioners of the Northern Lighthouses for the year ending 30th June 1830:-And then he withdrew.

Ordered, That the said Accounts and Papers do lie upon the Table; and that the Return relative to Four-and-aHalf per Cent. Duties, and the Account respecting Pawnbrokers, be printed.

East India Company-Regulations, presented. No. 682.

The House being informed that Mr. Danvers, from the Court of Directors of the East India Company, attended at the door, he was called in; and at the bar presented to the House, pursuant to the directions of an Act of Parliament,-Regulations passed by the Governor General in Council of Bengal, in the year 1829, Nos 1 to 18:-Re gulations passed by the Governor in Council of Fort Saint George in the year 1829, Nos 1 to 8:-and, Regulations passed, by the Governor in Council of Bombay in the year 1829, Nos 1, 2, and 3:-And then he withdrew.

Ordered, That the said Papers do lie upon the Table; and be printed.

Accounts ordered: Cotton.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, an Account of the number of bales of Cotton imported into Great Britain from the United States, from 1st January 1829 to 1st January 1830; distinguishing the quantity brought in British and in Foreign Ships.

Timber.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, an Account of the number of hundred of Deals imported into Great Britain from Norway, from 1st January 1829 to 1st January 1830; distinguishing the quantity brought in British and in Foreign Ships.

Shipping.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, an Account of the number of Ships belonging to the Port of London which have been mortgaged, in the whole or in part, in the years 1827, 1828 and 1829; distinguishing the years in which such mortgages were effected.

Answer to Address.

Lord Francis Leveson Gower reported to the House, That, pursuant to their Order of Tuesday last, Sir Henry Hardinge, Sir George Warrender, Sir Alexander Grant, and himself, went to wait upon His Majesty at Saint James's, where they found the Lord Steward and the Lord Chamberlain from the Lords, to present the Address agreed upon by both Houses to His Majesty; and that they presented the same; and His Majesty was pleased to give the following Answer:

I cannot but regret the circumstances which have led to this Address. I will give directions that Sir Jonah Barrington be removed from the office which he holds, of Judge of the High Court of Admiralty in Ireland.

The Lords have agreed to

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Giffin Wilson and Mr. Henley Eden:

Mr. Speaker,

The Lords have agreed to the several Bills following, without any Amendment; viz.

Libel Law Amendment Bill.

A Bill, intituled, An Act to repeal so much of an Act of the sixtieth year of his late Majesty King George the Third, for the more effectual prevention and punishment of Blasphemous and Seditious Libels as relates to the sentence of Banishment for the second Offence, and to provide some further remedy against the abuse of publishing Libels:

East Retford Bill.

A Bill, intituled, An Act to prevent Bribery and Corruption in the Election of Burgesses to serve in Parliament for the Borough of East Retford:

Holyhead Roads Bill.

A Bill, intituled, An Act to alter and amend several Acts for the improvement of the Roads from London to Holyhead and from London to Liverpool, and for the further improvement of the said Roads:

Administration of Justice Bill, with Amendments.

The Lords have agreed to the Bill, intituled, An Act for the more effectual Administration of Justice in England and Wales, with some Amendments; to which Amendments the Lords desire the concurrence of this House:- And also,

Amendment to Russell's Estate Bill.

The Lords have agreed to the Amendment made by this House to the Bill, intituled, An Act to effect an Exchange of part of the Estates in the County of Durham, devised by the Will and Codicil of William Russell, Esquire, deceased, for part of the Estates comprised in the Settlement made in pursuance of the Articles upon the Marriage of the Most honorable Charles William Vane, Marquess of Londonderry, with the Most honorable Frances Anne Vane, Marchioness of Londonderry, without any Amendment:-And then the Messengers withdrew.

Return respecting Ordnance Millitary Corps, presented. No. 683.

Mr. Perceval presented to the House, pursuant to their Order,-A Return of the rates of Pay and Allowances to the Officers and Men of the Ordnance Military Corps in the years 1792 and 1829, in classes, stating the dates of any increase or decrease.

Ordered, That the said Return do lie upon the Table; and be printed.

Table of Fees relative to Committee Clerks Office and Private Bill Office.

The House was moved, That the Tables of Fees which were laid upon the Table of the House upon the 8th day of March last, might be read; and the same were read; and are as followeth;

TABLE of FEES to be taken in the Committee Clerks' Office.

HOUSE OF COMMONS.
Fees to be taken on a Petition for a Private Bill:- To be paid by the Petitioner or his Agent:
£. s. d.
For taking charge of a Petition for a Private Bill, when referred to a Committee, and adjourning the Committee to the time when it is to sit for dispatch of business - 6 8
For attending the sitting of the Committee each day 1 - -
For drawing and transcribing Report 1 - -
For attending to adjourn a Committee when no business is done - 6 8
For drawing short Minute of Proceedings of the Committee, name of Chairman, and delivering the same to the Private Bill Office - 6 8
In all cases in which more than one double Fee is charged upon a Bill by the Clerk of the Fees, the following Fees are to be added for each additional Fee:-      
For every Sitting - 6 8
For every Report - 6 8
For every Adjournment when no business is done - 3 4
to be taken in Committee Clerks' Office-(continued.)
to be taken for a Private Bill:-To be paid by the Petitioner for the Bill, or his Agent:
£. s. d.
For taking charge of Bill when committed, and adjourning the Committee to the time when it is to sit for dispatch of business 1 - -
For attending Sitting of the Committee, each day 2 - -
For attending to adjourn a Committee when no business is done - 6 8
For drawing and transcribing Report in respect of Standing Orders, in any case in which a Committee on a Bill is directed to report thereupon 1 - -
For drawing and transcribing Report on the Bill, and arranging documents to be sent into the House 2 - -
For a fair Copy of the Amendments to the House Bill, per sheet of 72 words - 1 -
For a printed Bill, corrected from the Committee Bill, to accompany the Report 1 1 -
For drawing short Minute of each day's Proceedings before the Committee, together with the Name of the Chairman, and delivering the same to the Private Bill Office - 6 8
In all cases in which more than one double Fee is charged by the Clerk of the Fees, the following Fees are to be added for each additional Fee:-      
For every Sitting - 13 4
For every Report - 6 8
For every Adjournment when no business is done - 3 4
Fees to be taken on a Petition against a Private Bill; and to be paid by the Petitioner, or his Agent:      
For taking charge of the Petition when referred to a Committee on a Bill - 6 8
For reading Order of Reference, and Petition - 6 8
For each day upon which a Petitioner is heard, or a Petition signed by only one person is considered, by the Committee - 13 4
And if the Petition is signed by two or more
Petitioners
1 6 8
For drawing and transcribing the Report - 6 8
Fees to be taken upon a Petition, praying that any Order of the House may be dispensed with, or complaining of the decision of any Committee in respect of the Standing Orders, or upon any Report from a Committee referred to the Standing Order Committee, or to any other Committee:- To be paid by the Party at whose instance the reference is made:      
For taking charge of such Petition, or Report - 6 8
For attending a Sitting of a Committee on any such Petition or Report 2 - -
For drawing and transcribing the Report 1 - -
For attending to adjourn a Committee when no business is done - 13 4
For drawing short Minute of the Proceedings of the Committee, and delivering the same to the Private Bill Office - 6 8
Fees to be taken upon any Petition praying for a grant of Money, or in respect of any other matter of a private nature referred to a Committee, if the Committee is not a Public Committee:-To be paid by each party appearing before the Committee:      
For taking charge of a Petition - 6 8
For attending a Sitting of the Committee 2 - -
For attending to adjourn a Committee when no business is done - 13 4
For drawing and transcribing the Report 1 - -
General Fees.  
For a general Inspection of any Lists, Papers, Minutes of Evidence, or other Documents - 6 8
For every Copy of a printed Bill, corrected from the Committee Bill 1 - -
For every Summons of a Witness - 2 6
For every Witness examined or cross-examined - 2 6
For every Exhibit - 2 -
The Name of every Person in a List of Consents, Dissents, and Neuters, to be reckoned as a separate Exhibit.    
For every Counsel attending in support of the interest of any Party, for each day - 10 -
For every Copy of the Names of the Members of a Committee - 6 8
For every Copy of an Order of Reference - 6 8
For Copies of all Papers and Documents, per sheet of 72 words - 1 -
But if for Members - - 6
For Copies of Plans made by the Parties 1 1 -
For the Inspection of a Plan - 6 8
For taking the Consent (of a Party beneficially interested) to the passing of a Bill - 5 -
HOUSE OF COMMONS.
TABLE of FEES to be taken in the Private Bill Office
£. s. d.
For entering a Private Bill, together with the names and address of the Parliamentary Agent and Solicitor, and the name of the Committee Clerk - 10 -
For receiving and taking charge of Books, Plans, Estimates and other Documents; and indorsing Petition, with a Certificate that the same have been deposited - 6 8
For entering Proceedings of the House on the presenting of a Petition for a Private Bill, or upon a Motion for a Private Bill, or upon a Message from the Lords with a Private Bill - 6 8
For receiving and entering Notice of the day and hour on which it may be proposed that the Committee on the Petition should sit; for each day on which a Notice may be given - 3 4
For entering a short Minute of the Proceedings of the Committee, together with the name of the Chairman to be furnished by the Committee Clerk - 6 8
And if the Committee cannot be formed for want of Members, or if Parties are not ready to proceed, for entering the adjournment - 3 4
For entering Proceedings of the House on the Report of the Petition - 6 8
For entering Proceedings of the House on a Report of the Standing Order Committee - 6 8
For entering the Proceedings of the House upon the presenting of any Petition praying that any Order of the House may be dispensed with, or upon a Motion for such purpose - 6 8
For entering the Proceedings of the House upon the Report of any such Petition - 6 8
For entering Proceedings of the House on presenting the Bill, First Reading, and Orders thereupon - 6 8
For entering Petition against a Bill, and Orders thereupon - 3 4
For entering Petition in favour of a Bill, and Orders thereupon - 3 4
For receiving and entering Notice of Second Reading, for each day on which such Notice may be given - 3 4
For examining the Bill, to see whether it is prepared according to the Orders of the House, and whether it corresponds with the printed Bill: If the Bill does not exceed 10 folios of House Bill, not exceeding 200 words each folio - 3 4
If above 10, and does not exceed 30 folios - 6 8
-   30  50 - 10 -
  50  70 - 13 4
-  70  90 - 16 8
-  90  110 1 - -
And so in proportion for any greater number of folios.
For entering Certificate, and indorsing Breviate that the Bill is properly prepared - 6 8
For entering Proceedings in the House on the Second Reading of the Bill, for each day - 6 8
For receiving and entering Notice of the day and hour on which it is proposed that the Committee should meet; on each day on which such Notice may be given - 3 4
For receiving from the Agent the filled up printed Bill, with the Amendments proposed to be submitted to the Committee; and entering the receipt thereof - 3 4
For entering a short Minute of the Proceedings of the Committee, name of the Chairman, and the day and hour to which it may have adjourned, in case the Committee do not go through the Bill; for each day - 6 8
And if the Committee cannot be formed for want of Members, or if the Committee is adjourned without doing business by desire of the Parties; for entering the adjournment for each day - 3 4
For receiving and entering Notice of the day on which it may be proposed to report the Bill; on each day on which such Notice may be given - 3 4
For entering Proceedings of the House on the Report of the Bill, each day - 6 8
For entering Proceedings on further consideration of Report, each day - 6 8
For examining the Ingrossed Bill with the Committee Bill:      
If the Bill does not exceed - 20 presses - 6 8
If above 20, and does not exceed 40 - - 10 - 40 60- - 13 4
- 60 80 -  - 16 8
- 80 100 - - 1 -
- 100 120 - 1 3 4
 120 140 1 6 8
- 140 160 - 1 10
- 160 180 - 1 13 4
- 180 200 - 1 16 8
- 200 220 - 2 - -
And so in proportion for any greater number of presses.
For entering Certificate on back of the Bill, that it is properly ingrossed - 6 8
For receiving and entering Notice of the third Reading, for each day on which such Notice may be given - 3 4
For entering Proceedings of the House on the third Reading, each day - 6 8
£. s. d.
For entering Proceedings of the House upon any new Clause added or proposed to be added on the Report, further consideration of Report, or third Reading - 3 4
For entering the Agreement of the House of Lords, with or without Amendments - 6 8
For entering Proceedings of the House, upon consideration of the Amendment of the Lords - 6 8
For entering Royal Assent - 6 8

And for every Bill, or Breviate, or Ingrossment, certified to be irregular, and admitted so to be by the Party, or declared so to be by the Speaker, there be paid the sum of Ten Shillings.

That the Fees above mentioned be paid to the Principal Clerk in the Private Bill Office by the party promoting the Bill; and that the produce of the Fund be applied to the maintenance of Three Clerks, or more if necessary, for the business of the said Office; and be apportioned between them, in such manner as the Clerk of the House shall from time to time direct.

The said Tables of Fees, being read a second time, were agreed to by the House.

Made Standing Orders.

Ordered, That the said Tables of Fees be made Standing Orders of this House.

Standing Order repealed.

The House was moved, That the Standing Order of the House of the 30th day of June 1801, "that there be twenty-one days at least between the First and Second Reading of every Private Bill relating to Ireland," might be read; and the same being read;

Standing Order amended.

Ordered, That the said Standing Order be repealed.

The House was moved, That the Standing Order of the House, "That when any application is intended to be made to the House for leave to bring in a Bill for making any Turnpike Road, or for altering the Line of any Turnpike Road already made, by widening or diverting the same, or otherwise, a Map or Plan of such Road, or intended alteration, upon the scale of not more than five nor less than three inches to a mile, be deposited for public inspection at the Office of the Clerk of the Peace of every County, Riding, or Division, through which such Road is intended to be carried, or such alteration made, on or before the 30th day of November previous to the Session of Parliament in which such application is intended to be made; which Map or Plan shall describe the line of such intended Road or alteration, and the Lands through which the same is intended to be carried; together with a Book of Reference, containing a List of the Names of the Owners or reputed Owners and Occupiers of such Lands respectively," might be read; and the same being read:-An Amendment was made thereunto, by leaving out the words "more than five nor."

Resolved, That when any application is intended to be made to the House for leave to bring in a Bill for making any Turnpike Road, or for altering the Line of any Turnpike Road already made, by widening or diverting the same, or otherwise, a Map or Plan of such Road, or intended alteration, upon the scale of not less than three inches to a mile, be deposited for public inspection at the Office of the Clerk of the Peace of every County, Riding, or Division, through which such Road is intended to be carried, or such alteration made, on or before the 30th day of November previous to the Session of Parliament in which such application is intended to be made; which Map or Plan shall describe the line of such intended Road or alteration, and the Lands through which the same is intended to be carried; together with a Book of Reference, containing a List of the Names of the Owners or reputed Owners and Occupiers of such Lands respectively.

Ordered, That the said Resolution be made a Standing Order of this House.

Standing Orders, &c. to be re-printed. No. 692.

Ordered, That the Standing Orders relative to Private Bills, and other matters, including such Standing Orders as have been made since 1825, together with the Tables of Fees, be newly arranged, and re-printed.

Amendments to Administration of Justice Bill, agreed to.

The House proceeded to take into consideration the Amendments made by the Lords to the Bill, intituled, An Act for the more effectual Administration of Justice in England and Wales; and the same were read, and are as followeth;

Pr. 1. 1. 26. Leave out "each" and insert "either."

Pr. 1. 1. 29. Leave out "each" and insert "such."

Pr. 2. 1. 4. After "Term" insert "unless in the absence of the Lord Chief Justice or Lord Chief Baron; and that it shall and may be lawful for any one of the Judges of either of the said Courts, when occasion shall so require, while the other Judges of the same Court are sitting in Banc, to sit apart from them for the business of adding and justifying special bail, discharging Insolvent Debtors, administering oaths, receiving declarations required by Statute, hearing and deciding upon matters on motion, and making rules and orders in causes and business depending in the Court to which such Judge shall belong, in the same manner and with the same force and validity as may be done by the Court sitting in Banc."

Pr. 2. 1. 6. Leave out "an" and insert "any such."

Pr. 2. 1. 7. Leave out from "Judge" to "there" in line 10.

Pr. 2. 1. 23. Leave out "each."

Pr. 3. 1. 19. After "resignation" insert "Provided always, That the removal of a Puisne Judge from one Court to another shall not be deemed a new appointment under this Act."

Pr. 4. 1. 38. After "Act" insert "and except so far as relates to the last warrant issued by his said late Majesty under the said Act."

Pr. 4. 1. penult. Leave out from "That" to "Hilary," in pr. 5. 1. 4. and insert "in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one, and afterwards."

Pr. 5. 1. 10. Leave out "and."

Pr. 5. 1. 14. After "June" insert "and Michaelmas Term shall begin on the second and end on the twentyfifth day of November."

Pr. 5. 1. 15. After "and" insert "general."

Pr. 5. 1. 16. Leave out from "shall" to "until" in line 17.

Pr. 5. 1. 19. After "Parliament" insert "be as follows; (that is to say) the first essoign or general return day for every Term shall be the fourth day before the day of the commencement of the Term, both days being included in the computation; the second essoign day shall be the fifth day of the Term; the third shall be the fifteenth day of the Term; and the fourth and last shall be the nineteenth day of the Term, the first day of the Term being always included in the computation."

Pr. 5. 1. penult. Leave out from "Term" to "but" in pr. 6. 1. 6. and insert "there shall be no sittings in Banc on any of such intervening days."

Pr. 6. 1. 10. After "the" insert "intervening."

Pr. 6. 1. 12. Leave out from "Day" to "and" in line 13.

Pr. 6. 1. 20. After "That" insert "when the alteration of the Terms hereinbefore mentioned shall take effect."

Pr. 6. 1. 22. Leave out "Michaelmas" and insert any."

Pr. 6. 1. 23. Leave out "and," and in the same line leave out "Terms" and insert "and Michaelmas Term."

Pr. 6. 1. 25. After "after" insert "any."

Pr. 6. 1. 27. Leave out from "after" to "shall" in line 28, and insert "such terms."

Pr. 7. 1. 5. After "Term" insert "Provided also, That a day or days may be specially appointed at any time, not being within such twenty-four days, for the trial of any cause at Nisi Prius, with the consent of the parties thereto, their counsel or attornies."

Pr. 8. 1. 6. Leave out "shall" and insert "may."

Pr. 8. 1. 32. After "Court" insert "and shall be of the same force and effect," and in the same line leave out the" and insert "a."

Pr. 9. 1. 10. Leave out from "Term" to "And" in pr. 10. 1. 30. and insert "and in case imprisonment shall be part of the sentence, to order the period of imprisonment to commence on the day on which the party shall be actually taken to and confined in prison."

Pr. 12. 1. 18. Leave out "shall" and insert "may."

Pr. 12. 1. 21. After "appointed" insert "as well in term as in vacation, and whether the defendant be actually in custody or not."

Pr. 12. 1. 27. After "Exchequer" insert "respectively."

Pr. 12. 1. 29. Leave out "respectively."

Pr. 13. 1. 2. After "as" insert "the jurisdiction of such Courts respectively is now exercised."

Pr. 13. 1. 6 & 7. After "notwithstanding" insert and that all original writs to be issued into the said several counties of Chester, city of Chester and Wales, shall be issued by the Cursitors for London and Middlesex, and the process and proceedings thereon shall be issued by and transacted with such of the officers of the several Courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas as shall be named for that purpose by the Chief Justices of such Courts respectively, each naming for his own Court."

Pr. 13. 1. 29. After "transferred" insert "with all the proceedings thereon."

Pr. 13. 1. 32. After "plaintiff" insert "or (in default of his making choice before the last day of next Michaelmas Term) as any defendant."

Pr. 16. 1. 4. After "attornies" insert "and solici tors."

Pr. 16. 1. 22. After "attornies" insert "or solicitors."

Pr. 16. 1. 32. Leave out "all persons" and insert any person."

Pr. 16. 1. 33. Leave out "Commissioners" and insert a Commissioner."

Pr. 16. 1. 34. Leave out "masters" and insert "a master."

Pr. 16. 1. 37. Leave out from "the" to "and" in line penult. and insert "proper officer."

Pr. 17. 1. 2. After "such" insert "Commissioners or."

Pr. 17. 1. 3. After "extraordinary" insert "as the case may be."

Pr. 17. 1. 10. Leave out from "from" to "And" in line 11, and insert "one of His Majesty's Courts at Westminster."

Pr. 17. 1. 12. After "the" insert "time herein appointed for."

Pr. 17. 1. 23. Leave out "Nisi Prius" and insert other writs and commissions."

Pr. 24. 1. 19. After "records" insert "muniments and writings."

Pr. 24. 1. 36. After "records" insert "muniments and writings."

Pr. 24. 1. 37. Leave out "of such records" and insert "thereof."

Pr. 24. 1. penult. Leave out "such records" and insert "the same."

Pr. 24. 1. ult. After "belong" insert Clauses (A.) and (B.)

Clause (A.) "And be it further Enacted, That upon all fines which now are, or before the commencement of this Act shall be, duly acknowledged in Chester or Wales, proclamation may be made at the successive assizes to be holden under His Majesty's Commission within the county of Chester and Principality of Wales, before any Judge of such assize during the continuance of such his Commission, in the same manner and form and with the same force and effect as if the same had been proclaimed before the Justices of Chester and Wales, or any of them; any law or usage to the contrary notwithstanding.

Clause. (B.) "And be it further Enacted, That all fines and recoveries to be levied and suffered after the commencement of this Act, of lands, tenements or hereditaments in the county of Chester, or county of the city of Chester, or Principality of Wales, shall be levied and suffered in such and the like manner; and the same officers shall be employed therein as in the case of fines and recoveries now levied or suffered of lands, tenements or hereditaments in any county of England, not being a county palatine."

Pr. 29. 1. 1. Leave out from "That" to "the" in line 3, and insert "in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one, and afterwards."

Pr. 30. 1. 21 & 22. Leave out "immediately."

Pr. 30. 1. 31. After "the" insert "day next after the day of the demise in such declaration, whether the same shall be in," and in the same line leave out from Term" to "in" in line 33, and insert "or."

Pr. 30. 1. 33. Leave out from "vacation" to "with" in line 35.

Pr. 30. 1. 38. After "appear" insert "and plead thereto."

Pr. 30. 1. penult. Leave out "to such declaration."

Pr. 31. 1. 1. Leave out from "brought" to "and" in line 18.

Pr. 31. 1. 19. After "had" insert "on such declaration and rules to plead entered and given."

Pr. 31. 1. 20. After "manner" insert "as nearly as may be."

Pr. 31. 1. 22. Leave out from "before" to "the" in line 23.

Pr. 31. 1. 24. Leave out from "Term" to "Provided" in pr. 32. 1. 4. and insert "Provided always, That no judgment shall be signed against the casual ejector until default of appearance and plea within such ten days, and that at least six clear days notice of trial shall be given to the defendant before the commission day of the assizes at which such ejectment is intended to be tried," and in line 4, leave out "always" and insert "also."

Pr. 32. 1. 11. After "or" insert "for staying or setting aside the proceedings, or."

Pr. 32. 1. 17 & 18. After "expedient" insert Clauses (C.) and (D.).

Clause (C.) "And be it further Enacted, That in making up the record of the proceedings on any such declaration in ejectment, it shall be lawful to entitle such declaration specially of the day next after the day of the demise therein, whether such day shall be in term or in vacation, and no judgment thereupon shall be avoided or reversed by reason only of such special title.

Clause (D.) "And be it further Enacted, That in all cases of trials of ejectments at Nisi Prius, when a verdict shall be given for the plaintiff, or the plaintiff shall be nonsuited for want of the defendant's appearance to confess lease, entry or ouster, it shall be lawful for the Judge before whom the cause shall be tried to certify his opinion on the back of the record, that a writ of possession ought to issue immediately, and upon such certificate a writ of possession may be issued forthwith; and the costs may be taxed and judgment signed and executed afterwards at the usual time, as if no such writ had issued: Provided always, That such writ, instead of reciting a recovery by judgment in the form now in use, shall recite shortly that the cause came on for trial at Nisi Prius at such a time and place, and before such a Judge (naming the time, place and Judge), and that thereupon the said Judge certified his opinion that a writ of possession ought to issue immediately."

Pr. 32. 1. 19. After "shall" insert "as to all matters not otherwise provided for."

The said Amendments, being read a second time as far as the Amendment in pr. 9. 1. 10. were agreed to by the House.

The Amendment in pr. 9. 1. 10. which was, "leave out from 'Term' to 'And' in pr. 10. 1. 30, and insert 'and in case imprisonment shall be part of the sentence, to order the period of imprisonment to commence on the day on which the party shall be actually taken to and confined in prison,'" being read a second time;

And a Motion being made, and the Question being put, That this House doth agree to the said Amendment; it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Then the subsequent Amendments, being read a second time, were agreed to by the House.

Ordered, That Sir Alexander Grant do carry the Bill to the Lords; and acquaint them, that this House hath agreed to the Amendments made by their Lordships.

Account of Expenses of East Retford Bill, ordered.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, an Account of the total Expenses incurred in the course of proceedings in the House of Lords upon the East Retford Bill, during the present Session.

The Lords have agreed to

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Giffin Wilson and Mr. Henley Eden:

Mr. Speaker,

The Lords have agreed to the several Bills following, without any Amendment; viz.

Warehoused Sugar Bill.

A Bill, intituled, An Act to allow, before the fifth day of July one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one, Sugar to be delivered out of Warehouse to be refined:

Exchequer Bills (£.13,607,600.) Bill.

A Bill, intituled, An Act for raising the sum of Thirteen millions six hundred and seven thousand six hundred pounds by Exchequer Bills, for the service of the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty:

Erroneous References Bill.

A Bill, intituled, An Act for correcting mistaken References to Acts of his late Majesty, in Acts passed during the present Session of Parliament:-And then the Messengers withdrew.

Answer to Addresses.

Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer reported to the House, That their several Addresses of the 9th, 13th and 20th days of this instant July (that His Majesty would be graciously pleased to give directions that the Papers therein mentioned might be laid before this House) had been presented to His Majesty; and that His Majesty had commanded him to acquaint this House, That He will give directions accordingly.

Return respecting Consular Agents, presented. No. 684.

Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer presented to the House, -Return to an Address to His Majesty, dated the 23d day of June last, for a Return of the number of British Ships, and their Tonnage, that entered each Port at which British Consular Agents are employed at annual Salaries, in the year 1828, as stated in the Parliamentary Return dated the 10th, and ordered to be printed on the 11th of June 1830, so far as the same can be made out at the Foreign Office.

Ordered, That the said Return do lie upon the Table; and be printed.

And then the House adjourned till To-morrow.