William III, 1698-9
An Act for continueing severall Laws therein mentioned, and for explaining the Act intituled An Act to prevent the Exportation of Wooll out of the Kingdoms of Ireland and England into Forreigne Parts and for the Incouragement of the Woollen Manufactures in the Kingdom of England. [Chapter XIII. Rot. Parl. 11 Gul. III. p. 3. n. 4.]

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'William III, 1698-9: An Act for continueing severall Laws therein mentioned, and for explaining the Act intituled An Act to prevent the Exportation of Wooll out of the Kingdoms of Ireland and England into Forreigne Parts and for the Incouragement of the Woollen Manufactures in the Kingdom of England. [Chapter XIII. Rot. Parl. 11 Gul. III. p. 3. n. 4.]', Statutes of the Realm: volume 7: 1695-1701 (1820), pp. 600-602. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=46972 Date accessed: 02 October 2014.


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Stat. 14 Car. II. c. 20

as revived by 1 Jac. II. c. 11. § 2; and 4 W. & M. c. 24. § 1; further continued.

Whereas divers temporary Laws which by Experience have been found usefull and beneficiall are expireing Therefore for continueing the same be it enacted by the Kings most Excellent Majesty by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spirituall and Temporall and Commons in this present Parliament assembled and by the Authority of the same That an Act made in the Session of Parliament held in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Yeares of the Reigne of King Charles the Second intiruled An Act for providing Carriages by Land and by Water for the Use of His Majesties Navy and Ordnance which was thereby to have Continuance and be in Force untill the End of the First Session of the next Parliament and no longer, which said [Act (fn. 1) ] being expired was by one Act made in the First Yeare of the Reigne of the late King James the Second revived and was enacted to have Continuance during the Space of Seaven Yeares from the Four and twentieth Day of June in the Yeare of our Lord One thousand six hundred eighty five and from thence to the End of the First Session of Parliament then next ensueing which said Act was by an Act made in the Fourth and Fifth Yeares of the Reigne of His present Majesty continued during the Space of Seaven Yeares from the Thirteenth Day of February One thousand six hundred ninety two and from thence to the End of the First Session of Parliament then next ensueing shall be and is hereby continued and shall be in Force for and during the Space of Seaven Yeares from the Nine and twentieth Day of September One thousand seaven hundred and from thence to the End of the next Session of Parliament

II. Stat. 22 & 23 Car. II. c. 26.; as continued by 1 Jac. II. c. 17. § 13; and by 4 W. & M. c. 24. § 5; further continued.

And be it further enacted by the Authority [aforesaid (fn. 2) ] That an Act made at the Session of Parliament holden in the Two and twentieth and Three and twentieth Yeares of the Reigne of the said King Charles the Second intituled An Act to prevent the planting of Tobacco in England and for regulating the Plantation-Trade which by an Act made in the First Yeare of the Reigne of the late King James the Second was enacted to have Continuance from the First Day of the then present Session of Parliament for Seaven Yeares and from thence to the End of the next Session of Parliament which by an Act made in the Fourth and Fifth Yeares of the Reigne of His present Majesty and the late Queene was continued for the Space of Seaven Yeares from the Thirteenth Day of February One thousand six hundred ninety two and from thence to the End of the next Session of Parliament shall be and is hereby continued and shall be in Force for and during the Space of Seaven Yeares from the Nine and twentieth Day of September One thousand seaven hundred and from thence to the End of the next Session of Parliament

III. Stat. 19 & 20 Car. II. c. 4.; as continued by 1 Jac. II. c. 17. § 9.; and by 4 W. & M. c. 24. § 6.; further continued.

And be it further enacted by the Authority aforesaid That an Act made in the Nineteenth Yeare of the Reigne of King Charles the Second intituled An Act for assigning Orders in the Exchequer without Revocation which Act in the First Yeare of the Reigne of the late King James the Second was enacted to be in Force from the First Day of the then prsesent Session of Parliament and to continue for Seaven Yeares and from thence to the End of the next Session of Parliament Which said Act was by an Act made in the Fourth and Fifth Yeares of the Reigne of His present Majesty and the late Queene continued for the Space of Seaven Yeares from the Thirteenth Day of February One thousand six hundred ninety two and from thence to the End of the next Session of Parliament shall be and is hereby continued and shall be in Force for and during the Space of Seaven Yeares from the Nine and twentieth Day of September One thousand seaven hundred and from thence to the End of the next Session of Parliament

IV. Stat. 22 & 23 Car. II. c. 23.; as continued by I Jac. II. c. 17. § 12; and by 4 W. & M. c. 24. § 7.; further continued.

And whereas by an Act made at the Session of Parliament holden in the said Two and twentieth and Three and twentieth Yeares of the Reigne of the said King Charles the Second intituled An Act to revive an Act intituled An Act to prevent the Disturbance of Seamen and others and to preserve the Stores belonging to His Majesties Navy Royall with some Alterations and Additions was by an Act made in the First Yeare of the Reigne of the late King James the Second enacted to be in Force from the First Day of the then present Session of Parliament for Seaven Yeares and from thence to the End of the First Session of the next Parliament Which said last mentioned Act was by an Act made in the Fourth and Fifth Yeares of the Reigne of His present Majesty and the late Queene continued for the Space of Seaven Yeares from the Thirteenth Day of February One thousand six hundred ninety two and from thence to the End of the next Session of Parliament Be it enacted That the same be continued and be in Force for and during the Space of Seaven Yeares from the Nine and twentieth Day of September One thousand seaven hundred and from thence to the End of the next Session of Parliament

V. Stat. 22 & 23 Car. II. c. 19.; as revived by 1 Jac. II. c. 17. § 10; and continued by 4 W. & M. c. 24. § 8.; further continued.

And whereas an Act was made at the said Session of Parliament held in the Two and twentieth and Three and twentieth Yeares of the Reigne of the said King Charles the Second intituled An Act to prevent Frauds in the buying and selling of Cattle in Smithfeild and elsewhere which was thereby to continue in Force from the Four and twentieth Day of June One thousand six hundred seaventy one and from thence to the End of the next Session of Parliament And whereas the said Act being expired was afterwards by an Act made in the First Yeare of the Reigne of the late King James the Second enacted to be in Force from the Twenty fourth Day of June One thousand six hundred eighty five for Seaven Yeares and from thence to the End of the next Session of Parliament Neverthelesse it was thereby provided that neither the said Act nor any thing therein contained should extend to Salesmen or Factors imployed by Farmers or Feeders which said Act together with the said Proviso was by an Act made in the Fourth and Fifth Yeares of the Reigne of His present Majesty and the late Queene continued for the Space of Seaven Yeares from the Thirteenth Day of February One thousand six hundred ninety two and from thence unto the End of the next Session of Parliament Be it enacted by the Authority aforesaid That the said Act together with the said Proviso shall continue and be in Force for and during the Space of Seaven Yeares from the Nine and twentieth Day of September One thousand seaven hundred and from thence to the End of the next Session of Parliament

VI. Stat. 14 Car. II. c. 12.; as further continued by I Jac. II. c. 17. § 2.; and by 3 W. & M. c. 11. § 1.; and by 4 W. & M. c. 24. § 10.; further continued as herein mentioned.

And whereas an Act made in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Yeares of the Reigne of King Charles the Second intituled An Act for the better Reliefe of the Poor of this Kingdom was enacted to have Continuance (except what related to the Corporations therein mentioned and thereby constituted) untill the Nine and twentieth Day of May One thousand six hundred sixty five and from thence to the End of the First Session of the next Parliament which said Act by an Act made in the First Yeare of the Reigne of the late King James the Second (except as to what related to the Corporations therein mentioned and thereby constituted) was enacted to be in Force from the First Day of May One thousand six hundred eighty five and soe to continue for the Space of Seaven Yeares and from thence to the End of the next Session of Parliament And whereas by an Act made in the Third and Fourth Yeares of the Reigne of His present Majesty and the late Queene the said last mentioned Act (as to what therein related to the Settlement of the Poor) was enacted to be in Force from the First Day of March One thousand six hundred ninety one but no Provision was thereby made for continuing of divers other Parts of the said Act which said Act for the better Reliefe of the Poor of this Kingdom as to all Parts thereof not mentioned and continued in and by the said Act made in the Third and Fourth Yeares of the Reigne of His present Majesty and the late Queen (other than and except what relates to the Corporations mentioned in the said Act for the better Releife of the Poor of this Kingdom and thereby constituted) was by an Act made in the Fourth and Fifth Yeares of the Reigne of His present Majesty and the late Queene continued for the Space of Seaven Yeares from the Thirteenth Day of February One thousand six hundred ninety two and from thence to the End of the next Session of Parliament Be it enacted by the Authority aforesaid That the said Act for the better Releife of the Poor of this Kingdom as to all Parts thereof which were continued by the said Act made in the Fourth and Fifth Yeares of the Reigne of His present Majesty and the late Queen shall be continued and be in Force for and during the Space of Seaven Yeares from the Nine and twentieth Day of September One thousand seaven hundred and from thence to the End of the next Session of Parliament

VII. Stat. 8 & 9 W. III. c. 32.

further continued.

And be it enacted by the Authority aforesaid That an Act made in the Eighth and Ninth Yeares of His present Majesties Reigne intituled An Act to restraine the Number and Practice of Brokers and Stock-Jobbers which was enacted to continue from the First Day of May One thousand six hundred ninety seaven for the Space of Three Yeares and from thence to the End of the next Session of Parliament shall be continued and be in force for and during the Space of Seaven Yeares from the Nine and twentieth Day of September One thousand seaven hundred and from thence to the ( (fn. 3) ) of the next Session of Parliament

VIII. Recital of Stat. 6 & 7 W. III. c. 18. § 16.

Duty to be paid for Seven Years, &c. by Coals exported in Foreign Bottoms; in English Bottoms.

And whereas by an Act made in the Sixth and Seventh Yeares of His present Majesties Reigne intituled An Act for granting to His Majesty certain Duties upon Glasse Wares Stone and Earthen Bottles Coals and Culm for carrying on the Warr against France reciting that the Imposition upon Coals exported to Forreign Parts was so great that it was almost a Prohibition to the great Diminution of His Majesties Customs the lessoning of the English Navigation and the Exportation of Coals beyond the Seas For Remedy whereof it was thereby enacted That all Coals exported beyond the Seas in Forreign Bottoms should during the Continuance of the said Act only pay Tenn Shillings the Chaldron and in English Bottoms only Three Shillings the Chaldron which Part of the said Act will determine on or about the Twenty ninth Day of September in the Yeare of our Lord One thousand seaven hundred if timely Care be not taken for continueing of the same which hath been found very beneficiall and usefull to the Publick and fully to have answered the good End and Intent of the said Act of Parliament Be it therefore enacted by the Authority aforesaid That all Coals exported beyond the Seas in Forreigne Bottoms shall from and after the said Nine and twentieth Day of September in the Yeare of our Lord One thousand seaven hundred for and during the Space of Seaven Yeares and from thence to the End of the next Session of Parliament only pay Tenn Shillings the Chaldron and in English Bottoms only Three Shillings the Chaldron Any Law to the contrary notwithstanding

IX. Recital of Stat. 10 W. III. c. 16. § 19.

The said Act not to extend to Wool Fells, &c. necessary for Gunners and Boatswains' Stores; Proviso for Cloth, &c. to the Value of 40s. as shall be necessary for Seamen or Passengers' Clothes.

And whereas by an Act made in the Tenth and Eleaventh Years of His Majesties Reigne intituled An Act to prevent [the (fn. 4) ] Exportation of Wooll out of the Kingdoms of Ireland and England into Forreigne Parts and for the Encouragement of the Woollen Manufactures in the Kingdom of England It is enacted and declared That no Wooll Wooll-fells Shortlings Mortlings Wooll-flocks Worstead-Bays or Woollen Yarne Cloth Serge Bays Kerseys Says Frizes Druggets Cloth-Serges Shalloons or any other Drapery Stuffs or Woollen Manufactures whatsoever made up or mixed with Wooll or Wooll-flocks shall be exported transported shipped off carried or conveyed out of or from the said Kingdom of Ireland into any Forreigne Realme States or Dominions or into any Parts or Place whatsoever other than the Parts within the Kingdom of England or the Dominion of Wales under severall Penalties and Forfeitures in the said Act mentioned And whereas severall Disputes have arisen concerning the true Intent and Meaning thereof Be it therefore enacted and declared by the Authority aforesaid That neither the said Act nor any Thing therein contained shall be construed to extend to subject any Person or Persons or any Ship or Vessell to any of the Pains Penalties or Forfeitures in the said Act contained for or touching such Wooll-fells Shortlings or Mortlings as shall be necessary for the Use of the Gunner or Boatswains Stores for the Ship or Vessell only and as for soe much Cloth Serge Bays Kersies Says Frizes Druggets Cloth-serges Shalloons or other Draperies Stuffs or other Manufactures as shall be for the proper Use for Clothes only of any Marriner or Passenger for his or her Wearing Apparell or Furniture on board such Ship in the Voyage and shall not exceed in the Whole for any one Marriner or Passenger the Value of Fourty Shillings Any thing in the said Act to the contrary notwithstanding.

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