Statutes of the Realm: Volume 5, 1628-80. Originally published by Great Britain Record Commission, s.l, 1819.
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16 & 17 Car. II. c. 5.
Whereas one Actt of Parlyament made in a late Session of this present Parlyament held in the sixteenth and seaventeenth yeares of the Raigne of our Soveraigne Lord the King that now is Entituled An Actt to prevent Delayes in extending Statuts, Judgements and Recognizances to continue in force for three yeares and to the end of the next: Session of Parlyament after the said three yeares and noe longer. Now forasmuch as it appeares that the said Law is beneficiall to the people of this Realme Bee it enactted by the Kings most Excellent Majestie by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spirituall and Temporall and Commons in this present Parlyament assembled and by the authoritie of the same that the said Actt shall remaine and be perpetuall from the end of the last Session of Parlyament.