Charles II, 1661
An Act for confirming Publique Acts.

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John Raithby (editor)

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1819

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309-310

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'Charles II, 1661: An Act for confirming Publique Acts.', Statutes of the Realm: volume 5: 1628-80 (1819), pp. 309-310. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=47291 Date accessed: 31 July 2014.


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Recital that Lords and Commons assembled at Westminster 25th April 12 Car. IL and continued until 29th December following, and were then dissolved; and that during the said time divers Acts were passed; but that such Assembly is not to be drawn into Example.

12 Car. II. c. 11.; c. 4.; c. 5.; c.8.; c. 9.; c.12.; c.15.; c.10.; c.19.; c.20.; c.23.; c. 24.; c.25.; c.26.; c. 27.; c. 28.; c. 29.; c. 30.; c.35.; c.2.; confirmed and declared to have the full force of Acts of Parliament.

Whereas during the late Difficulties and Exigences of Affaires in the absence of His most Excellent Majesty and in reference to his returne from beyond the Seas into these His Majesties Dominions The Lords and Commons being assembled att Wesminster the five and twentieth day of Aprill in the Twelfth yeare of His Majesties Reigne were from thence and after His Majesties returne continued untill the nine and twentieth day of December then next following and now last past and then dissolved by His Majesty In which time severall Acts were passed by His Majesty by and with the Advice and Consent of the said Lords and Commons assembled as aforesaid which being of necessary use are fitt to be continued & confirmed although the manner of the said assembling enforced by the difficulties and exigencies aforesaid which then lay upon the Nation is not to be drawne into example Be it therefore enacted by the Kings most Excellent Majesty by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords and Commons in this present Parliament assembled and by the Authority of the same That all & singuler the Acts made or menc[i]oned to be made by His said Majesty by and with the advice or Consent of the Lords and Commons upon or since the said five and twentieth day of Aprill herein after particularly menc[i]oned and expressed That is to say One Act Entituled An Act of Free and Generall Pardon Indempnity and Oblivion One other Act Entituled A Subsidy granted to the King of Tonnage and Poundage and other Summs of Money payable upon Merchandize exported and imported One other Act Entituled An Act for continuing the Excize untill the twentieth of August One thousand six hundred and sixty One other Act Entituled An Act for continuing the Excise till the five and twentieth day of December One thousand six hundred and sixty One other Act Entituled An Act for the speedy Provision of Money for disbanding and paying off the Forces of this Kingdome both by Land and Sea One other Act Entituled An Act for Confirmac[i]on of Judiciall Proceedings One other Act Entituled An Act for the speedy disbanding of the Army and Garrisons of this Kingdome One other Act Entituled An Act for supplying and explaining certaine Defects in an Act Entituled An Act for the speedy Provision of Money for disbanding and paying off the Forces of this Kingdome both by Land and Sea One other Act Entituled An Act to prevent Frauds and Concealments of His Majesties Customes and Subsidies One other Act Entituled An Act for raising seavenscore thousand Pounds for the compleat disbanding of the whole Army and paying off some parte of the Navy One other Act Entituled A Grant of certaine Imposic[i]ons upon Beere Ale and other Liquors for the increase of His Majesties Revenue during His Life One other Act Entituled An Act for takeing away the Court of Wards and Liveries and Tenures in Capite and by Knights Service and Purveyance and for setling a Revenue upon his Majestie in leiu thereof One other Act Entituled An Act for the better ordering the selling of Wines by Retail and for preventing abuses in the mingling corrupting and vitiating of Wines and for setting and limiting the prices of the same One other Act Entituled An Act for the leavying of the arreares of the Twelve Moneths Assessment comencing the Four and Twentieth of June One thousand six hundred fiftie and nine and the Six Moneths Assessment comencing the Five and Twentieth of December One thousand six hundred fiftie and nine One other Act Entituled An Act for granting unto the Kings Majestie Four Hundred and Twenty Thousand pounds by an Assessment of Threescore and ten thousand pounds by the Moneth for Six Moneths for disbanding the Remainder of the Army and paying off the Navy One other Act Entituled An Act for further supplying and explaining certaine Defects in an Act Entituled An Act for the speedy provision of Money for disbanding and paying off the Forces of this Kingdome both by Land and Sea One other Act Entituled An Act for the raising of Seaventy Thousand pounds for the further Supply of His Majesty One other Act Entituled An Act for the Attainder of severall Persons guilty of the horrid Murder of His late Sacred Majesty King Charles the First One other Act Entituled An Act for erecting and establishing a Post Office One other Act Entituled An Act for putting in Execuc[i]on an Ordinance menc[i]oned in this Act and all and every the Clauses Sentences and Articles in them and every of them contained shall be and hereby are ratified and confirmed and enacted and declared to have the full Force and Strength of Acts of Parliament according to the tenor and purport thereof and soe shall be adjudged deemed and taken to all Intents & Purposes whatsoever and as if the same had beene made declared and enacted by Authority of this present Parliament