February 1651: An Act establishing the Powers of Lord Admiral of England, and Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports upon the Councel of State.

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Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum, 1642-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1911.

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February, 1651

[13 February, 1650/1.]

Powers of Lord High Admiral and Lord Warden continued to Council of State.; Continuance of Act.

Be it Enacted by this present Parliament, and by the Authority thereof, That the Councel of State appointed by Authority of Parliament for the year ensuing shall have and exercise all such Power, Jurisdiction and Authority, and are hereby authorized and enabled to do and execute all such things as pertain to the office of Lord Admiral of England, and Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports, and all such other Powers and Authorities as were vested in the Councel of State for the year past, by force of an Act of Parliament, Entituled, An Act Repealing the Powers formerly given to the Lord Admiral, and transferring it to the Councel of State. Provided, That this do continue and stand in force until the First day of July, One thousand six hundred fifty and one.