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CONTENTS.


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I. Table of the Titles of the Public General Acts passed during the Session iii
II. Table of the Titles of the Public Acts of a Local Character passed during the Session which are placed amongst the Local Acts vii
III. Table of the Titles of the Local and Private Act passed during the Session 457
IV. Table showing the Effect of the Year's Legislation on Public General Acts 482
V. Table of the Local and Private Acts arranged in Classes 486
VI. Index to the Public General Acts 496

TABLE I


A TABLE OF

The Titles of the Public General Acts passed in the Second Session of the Twenty-Sixth Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

59 & 60 VICTORIA.— A.D. 1896.



1. AN Act to continue temporarily certain Powers for the Removal of Difficulties at Elections under the Local Government Act, 1894 (Local Government (Elections).) 1

2. An Act to provide, during twelve months, for the Discipline and Regulation of the Army. (Army (Annual).) 1

3. An Act to apply certain sums out of the Consolidated Fund to the service of the years ending on the thirty-first day of March one thousand eight hundred and ninety-six, and one thousand eight hundred and ninety-seven. (Consolidated Fund (No. 1).)4

4. An Act to prevent certain Disqualifications for Elections to Parish Councils of 1896. (Local Government (Elections) (No. 2).) 5

5. An Act to enable Women to be elected and act as Poor Law Guardians in Ireland. (Poor Law Guardians (Ireland) (Women).) 5

6. An Act to make provision for the Construction of Works in the United Kingdom and elsewhere for the purpose of the Royal Navy. (Naval Works.) 5

7. An Act to apply a sum out of the Consolidated Fund to the service of the year ending on the thirty-first day of March one thousand eight hundred and ninety-seven. (Consolidated Fund (No. 2).) 8

8. An Act to enable Life Aasurance Companies to pay money into Court in certain cases. (Life Assurance Companies (Payment into Court).) 9 9. An Act to amend certain Provisions of the Local Government Act, 1888, with respect to the Determination of Differences by the Local Government Board. (Local Government (Determination of Differences).) 10

10. An Act to amend the Law relating to the Appointment of Members of Dispensary Committees in Ireland. (Dispensary Committees (Ireland).) 10

11. An Act to remove certain Doubts with respect to the Housing of the Working Classes Act, 1890, so far as it applies to Ireland. (Housing of the Working Classes (Ireland).) 11

12. An Act for the better reporting of Floating Derelicts. (Derelict Vessels (Report).) 11

13. An Act to extend the time for the Repayment of Loans granted by Queen Anne's Bounty to Incumbents of Benefices (Incumbents of Benefices Loans Extension.) 12

14. An Act to facilitate the Citation of sundry Acts of Parliament. (Short Titles.) 13

15. An Act to amend the Diseases of Animals Act, 1894. (Diseases of Animals.) 248

16. An Act to amend the Law with respect to the Rating of Occupiers of Agricultural Land in England, and for other purposes connected therewith. (Agricultural Rates.) 249

17. An Act to redescribe the Parliamentary Divisions of the City of Glasgow. (Glasgow Parliamentary Divisions.) 254

18. An Act to amend the Fisheries Acts relating to Norfolk and Suffolk. (Fisheries (Norfolk and Suffolk).) 257

19. An Act to make further Provision with respect to Epidemic, Endemic, and Infectious Diseases, and to repeal the Acts relating to Quarantine. (Public Health.) 258

20. An Act to amend the Public Health Act with respect to the Powers of Fort Sanitary Authorities. (Public Health (Ports).) 261

21. An Act to amend the Procedure of the Liverpool Court of Passage. (Liverpool Court of Passage.) 261

22. An Act to exempt certain Chairmen of District Councils who have already taken the Oath from again taking the Oath Before acting as Justices of the Peace. (Chairmen of District Councils.) 263

23. An Act for the Acquisition of a Site for Public Offices in Westminster, and for purposes connected therewith. (Public Offices ( Westminster) Site.) 263

24. An Act for the Acquisition of Property for the Extension of the General Register House at Edinburgh. (Edinburgh General Register House.) 266

25. An Act to consolidate the Law relating to Friendly and other Societies. (Friendly Societies.) 269

26. An Act to consolidate the Enactments relating to Friendly Societies and Industrial Assurance Companies which receive Contributions and Premiums by means of Collectors. (Collecting Societies and Industrial Assurance Companies.) 309

27. An Act to amend the Law relating to Cabs in London. (London Cab.) 314

28. An Act to grant certain Duties of Customs and Inland Revenue, to alter other Duties, to amend the Law relating to Customs and Inland Revenue, and to make provision for the Financial Arrangements of the Year. (Finance.) 315

29. An Act to amend the Bishopric of Bristol Act, 1884. (Bishopiric of Bristol Amendment.) 329

30. An Act to make better provision for the Prevention and Settlement of Trade Disputes. (Conciliation.) 330

31. An Act to amend the Housing of the Working Classes Act, 1890. (Housing of the Working Classes Act, 1890, Amemdment (Scotland).) 332

32. An Act to facilitate the Construction of Small Piers and Harbours in the Counties of Orkney and Zetland. (Orkney and Zetland Small Piers and Harbours.) 333

33. An Act to amend the Laws with respect to the Royal Naval Volunteers. (Royal Naval Reserve Volunteer.) 335

34. An Act to facilitate the Construction of Railways and the Establishment of other means of Communication in Ireland, and for other purposes incidental thereto. (Railways (Ireland).) 336

35. An Act to provide for the appointment of Judicial Trustees and otherwise to amend the Law respecting the Administration of Trusts nnd the Liability of Trustees. (Judicial Trustees.) 340

36. An Act to amend the Law with respect to the Use of Locomotives on Highways. (Locomotives on Highways.) 343

37. An Act to amend the Law with respect to the Claasification of Lands and Heritages for purposes of Rating in Scotland, for the Relief of the Occupiers of Agricultural Lands and Heritages, for the creation of a Fund for the Improvement of Congested Districts in the Highlands and Islands, and for Relief from the Payment of the Land Tax in Burghs in Scotland. (Agricultural Rates, Congested Districts, and Burgh Land Tax Relief (Scotland).) 345

38. An Act to make provision for the Construction of a Railway in Africa, from Mombasa to the Victoria Nyanza, through the Protectorates of Zanzibar, British East Africa, and Uganda. (Uganda Railway.) 348

39. An Act to continue various Expiring Laws. (Expiring Laws Continuance.) 349

40. An Act to provide for raising further Money for the purpose of the Telegraph Acts, 1863 to 1892. (Telegraph (Money).) 353

41. An Act for paying to the Local Taxation (Ireland) Account a Share of the Estate Duty. (Local Taxation (Ireland) Estate Duty.) 354

42. An Act to grant Moneys for the purpose of certain Local Loans, and for other purposes relating to Local Loans (Public Works Loans.) 354

43. An Act to amend the Coal Mines Regulation Act, 1887. (Coal Mines Regulation.) 357

44. An Act to amend the Truck Acts. (Truck.) 360

45. An Act for abolishing the Court of the Vice-Warden of the Stannaries. (Stannaries Court (Abolition).) 363

46. An Act to apply a sum out of the Consolidated Fund to the service of the year ending on the thirty-first day of March one thousand eight hundred and ninety-seven, and to appropriate the Supplies granted in this Session of Parliament (Appropriation.) 366

47. An Act to further amend the Law relating to the Occupation and Ownership of Land in Ireland, and for other purposes relating thereto. (Land Law (Ireland).) 384

48. An Act to facilitate the Construction of Light Railways in Great Britain. (Light Railways.) 413

49. An Act to amend the Law relating to Law Agents and Notaries Public practising in Scotland. (Law Agents (Scotland) Act Amendment.) 427

50. An Act to provide for Superannuation Allowances to Poor Law Officers and Servants, and for Contributions towards such Allowances by such Officers and Servants ; and to make other relative provisions. (Poor Law Officers Superannuation..) 428

51. An Act to prevent Abuse of the Process of the High Court or other Courts by the Institution of Vexatious Legal Proceedings. (Veaxtious Actions.) 434

52. An Act to amend the Law with respect to the Jurisdiction exerciseable in Cases relating to the Receipt or Possession of Stolen Property. (Larceny.) 435

53. An Act to amend the Labourers (Ireland) Acts, 1883 to 1892. (Labourers (Ireland).) 436

54. An Act to amend the Acts relating to Public Health in Ireland. (Public Health (Ireland).) 439

55. An Act to make provisions relating to the offices of Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Court of Quarter Sessions for the County of London. (Quarter Sessions (London).) 448

56. An Act to amend the Wild Birds Protection Acts. (Wild Birds Protection.) 450

57. An Act to provide for the Trial of Burglaries by Courts of Quarter Session. (Burglary.) 450

58. An Act for authorising the Treasury to guarantee the Interest on certain Capital of the West Highland Railway Company, and pay a Sum of Money to that Company. (West Highland Railway Guarantee.) 451

59. An Act to amend the Baths and Washhouses Acts. (Baths and Washouses.) 455