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passed in the third and fourth years of the reign of His Majesty, No. 11. King William the Fourth, entitled “ An Act for the further adminis- Act 11 Vic. tration of the law, and the better advancement of justice.”

c. 1. 3 Vic. ch. 34. Also all that Act passed in the third year of the reign of Her said Majesty, to amend an Act of the said third year of Her Majesty's reign relating to vagrancy.

3 Vic. ch. 35. Also all that Act passed in the third year of the reign of Her said Majesty, to amend an Act passed in the second year of Her Majesty's reign relative to larceny.

3 Vic. ch. 36. Also all that Act passed in the third year of the reign of Her said Majesty, to amend an Act for regulating the relative duties of masters and servants, for providing for the apprenticing of children, and for other purposes.

3 Vic. ch. 37. Also all that Act passed in the third year of the reign of Her said Majesty, to amend an Act to provide a summary remedy against the occupation of land by persons having no title to the same

4 Vic. ch. 11. Also all that Act passed in the fourth year of the reign of Her said Majesty for consolidating and amending the laws relative to damages done by cattle running loose, and other subjects connected therewith.

4 Vic. ch. 23. Also all that Act passed in the fourth year of the reign of Her said Majesty to declare in force within these islands a certain statute of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, passed in the first year of the reign of Her present Majesty, entitled “ An Act for the amendment of the laws with respect to wills.”

4 Vic. ch. 24. Also all that Act passed in the fourth year of the reign of Her said Majesty, to promote and encourage steam navigation between this colony and Great Britain, for the conveyance of mails and passengers.

4 Vic. ch. 25. Also all that Act passed in the fourth year of the reign of Her said Majesty, to amend the Act of the fifth year of the reign of King William the Fourth, relative to malicious injuries to property.

4 Vic. ch. 27. Also all that Act passed in the fourth year of the reign of Her said Majesty, to amend the Act of the second year of Her Majesty's reign, relative to larceny.

4 Vic. ch. 29. Also all that Act passed in the fourth year of the reign of Her said Majesty, to amend the Act of the fourth year of King William the Fourth, relative to offences against the person.

4 Vic. ch. 30. Also all that Act passed in the fourth year of the reign of Her said Majesty, declaring certain Acts of Parliament to be in force within these islands.

4 Vic. ch. 31. Also all that Act passed in the fourth year of the reign of Her said Majesty, to amend the laws relative to forgery.

Vic. ch. 32. Also all that Act passed in the fourth year of the reign of Her said Majesty, for granting certain privileges to vessels of the Royal Yacht Squadron arriving within the Bahama Islands.

5 Vic. ch. 12. Also all that Act passed in the fifth year of the reign of Her said Majesty, to authorize the erection of piers or abutments at Turks Islands.

6 Vic. ch. 5. Also all that Act passed in the sixth year of the

No. 11. reign of Iler said Majesty, for taking away the punishment of death Act 11 Vic. in certain cases, and substituting other punishments in lieu thereof. c. l. 7 Vic. ch. 11. Also all that Act passed in the seventh year of

the reign of Her said Majesty, to amend the laws for preventing the cruel and improper treatment of cattle and other animals.

7 Vic. ch. 13. Also all that Act passed in the seventh year of the reign of Her said Majesty, to amend an Act entitled “ An Act to amend an Act to provide a summary remedy against the occupation of land by persons having no title to the same."

7 Vic, ch. 15. Also all that Act passed in the seventh year of the reign of Her said Majesty, to declare in force within these islands an Act of the Imperial Parliament, passed in the third and fourth years of the reign of His late Majesty King William the Fourth, entitled “ An Act for the amendment of tho law of inheritance.”

7 Vic. ch. 16. Also all that Act passed in the seventh year of the reign of Her said Majesty, to explain an Act entitled “ An Act for consolidating and amending the laws relative to larceny, and other offences connected therewith.”

7 Vic. ch. 23. Also so much of that Act passed in the seventh year of the reign of Iler Majesty, to authorize certain deductions from the salaries of public officers, and to provide for the payment of pensions to their widows and orphans, as relates to the public officers of Turks Islands and the Caicos Islands,

8 Vic. ch. 4. Also all that Act passed in the eighth year of the reign of Her said Majesty, to authorize the mitigation of pecuniary penalties in certain cases.

8 Vic. ch. 42. Also all that Act passed in the eighth year of the reign of Her said Majesty, to amend an Act entitled “ An Act to authorize certain deductions from the salaries of public officers, and to provide for the payment of pensions to their widows and orphans.”

8 Vic. ch. 46. Also all that Act passed in the eighth year of the reign of Her Majesty, to amend an Act, entitled “ An Act to provide a summary remedy against the occupation of land by persons having no title to the same.”

8 Vic. ch. 49. Also all that Act passed in the eighth year of the reign of Her Majesty, further to reduce the value within these islands of a certain coin called a Peseta.

9 Vic. ch. 8. Also all that Act passed in the ninth year of the reign of Her said Majesty, for regulating the rates of wharfage, storage, and scaleage.

9 Vic. ch. 9. Also all that Act passed in the ninth year of the reign of Her said Majesty, to declare certain Acts of Parliament, relating to the law of real property in force within these islands, and to repeal a certain Act of Assembly therein mentioned.

9 Vic. ch. 10. Also that Act passed in the ninth year of the reign of Her said Majesty, for granting to Her Majesty a certain annual income for a limited period, in lieu of quit rents, and for providing for the collection or commutation of such quit rents, so far as relates to lands at Turks Islands and the Caicos.

9 Vic. ch. 12. Also all that Act passed in the ninth year of the reign of Her said Majesty, to amend an Act entitled, “ An Act for the better prevention of vagrancy, and for the punishment of idle and disorderly persons, and rogues, vagabonds, and other Vagrants.”

9 Vic, ch. 14. Also all that Act passed in the ninth year of No. 11. the reign of Her said Majesty, to repeal an Act for regulating the Act 11 Vic. hawking of goods, wares, and merchandize, and to make other

c. 1. provisions relating thereto.

n 10 Vic. ch. 5. Also all that Act passed in the tenth year of the reign of Her said Majesty, to authorize the sale of the Parsonagehouse and premises situate at Grand Cay, Turks Islands, in the Parish of Saint Thomas, and for making provisions for the renting of a residence for the Rector of the said Parish.

10 Vic. ch. 6. Also all that Act passed in the tenth year of the reign of Her said Majesty for the establishment and regulation of a public market at Grand Cay, Turks Islands.

10 Vic. ch. 7. Also all that Act passed in the tenth year of the reign of Her Majesty, to declare in force within these Islands two Acts of Parliament of the ninth and tenth years of Her Majesty's reign relating to deodands and deaths by accident.

10 Vic. ch. 8. Also all that Act passed in the tenth year of the reign of Her Majesty, to declare in force.within the Colony an Act of the Imperial Parliament, entitled, “ An Act to amend the law respecting defamatory words and libel.”

10 Vic. ch. 9. Also all that Act passed in the tenth year of the reign of Her Majesty, for preventing malicious injuries to persons and property by fire or explosive or destructive substances.

10 Vic. ch. 11. Also all that Act passed in the tenth year of the reign of Her Majesty, for the better regulating appeals in cases of summary conviction.

10 Vic. ch. 14. Also all that Act passed in the tenth year of the reign of Her Majesty, to amend an Act entitled “ An Act for the support of Her Majesty's Government within these Islands as relates to Public Officers at Turks Islands."

10 Vic. ch. 20. Also all that Act passed in the tenth year of the reign of Her said Majesty for making provision for the recovery of small debts on certain islands of this Colony

10 Vic, ch. 29. Also all that Act passed in the tenth year of the reign of Her said Majesty, to amend an Act of the General Assembly of the Bahama Islands relating to Friendly Societies.

10 Vic. ch. 30. Also all that Act passed in the tenth year of the reign of Her Majesty, to enable Courts of Law to order the examination of witnesses upon interrogatories or otherwise.

10 Vic. ch. 32. Also all that Act passed in the tenth year of the reign of Her Majesty for improving the law of Evidence; as also all Acts continuing any of the before-mentioned Acts. And also all such Acts as may be passed during the present session of Assembly, and which may not, by express words, be declared not to extend to the said Islands, or which, from their subject matter, shall necessarily not so extend.*

11 Vic, ch. 3. An Act to amend the laws regulating the recovery of small debts and damages.

11 Vic. ch. 4. An Act for facilitating the naturalization of aliens.

* The following Acts were extended to, and became in force in, the Turks and Caicos Islands by the last clause, viz., 11 Vic. chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 11, 13, 17, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, making a total of 140 Acts extended at the time of the separation. The Acts of 11 Vic. now in force are enumerated in their order,

No. 11. 11 Vic. ch. 6. An Act for protecting in the Bahamas the rights Act 11 Vic. of British authors. c. 1. 11 Vic. ch. 7. An Act for the abolition of unnecessary oaths.

11 Vic. ch. 8. An Act to amend an Act entitled “An Act for consolidating and amending the laws relative to damages done by cattle running loose, and other subjects connected therewith.”

11 Vic. ch. 11. An Act for the more efficient punishment of certain offences therein mentioned.

11 Vic. ch. 25. An Act for the more speedy trial and punishment of juvenile offenders.

11 Vic. ch. 27. An Act to enable Courts of Law to give relief against adverse claims made upon persons having no interest in the subject of such claims.

Since the separation, the following Statutes and parts of Statutes

have been extended to these Islands by Ordinance, viz : No. 12. No. 12.-Ord. No. 9 of 1855. To amend the practice and mode Ord. No. 9, of pleading in the Supreme Court of these Islands, and to extend 1855. certain clauses of an Act of the Imperial Parliament, passed in the

15th & 16th years of Her Majesty's reign, “ To amend the process, practice, and modes of pleading in the Superior Courts of Common Law at Westminster, and in the Superior Courts of the Counties

Palatine of Lancaster and Durham.” No. 13. No. 13.-Ord. No. 5 of 1856. To declare in force within these Ord. No. 5, Islands the Statute 15 and 16 Vic. ch. 24 ; “An Act for the amend1856.

ment of an Act” passed in the first year of Her Majesty's reign, “to amend the Laws with respect to Wills."

Division II.--ORDINANCES CONTINUING CERTAIN

ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE BAHA-
MAS ABOUT TO EXPIRE, AND RE-ENACTING OTHERS

WHICH HAD EXPIRED.
No. 14.

No. 14.-ORDINANCE No. 10 of 1851. Ord. No. 10, 1851. " An Ordinance to re-enact and continue certain Acts of the Bahama

Oudlinance to re-enact

Legislature, of limited duration, which were extended to these Islands by the Separation Act, but some of which have already expired and others are about to expire. (Passed 29th Nov.

1851. Confirmed 16th August, 1852.) W HEREAS under the twelfth section of an Act passed in the

W 11th year of your Majesty's reign, entitled “ An Act to authorize the separation of the islands commonly called the Turks and Caicos Islands and the other islands therein mentioned, from the Bahama Government,”-it was enacted, that all the Acts of the General Assembly of the Bahama Islands therein recited, except so far as therein is excepted, and also all such Acts as might be passed during the then Session of Assembly, and which might not by express words be declared not to extend to these islands, or

which from their subject matter should necessarily not so extend, No. 14. should continue and remain in force within these islands, after the Ord. No. 10, severance of these islands from the Bahama Government: And 1851. whereas, many of the said Acts are about to expire, and it is expedient that they should remain and be continued in force: And whereas, others of the said Acts may be deemed to have expired, and it is expedient that they should be re-enacted; May it, &c., That all and singular the Acts hereinbefore referred to as having expired, or being about to expire, and enumerated in the Schedule to this Ordinance annexed, shall be and the same are in full force and effect, from and after the commencement of this Ordinance, for and during the term of five years and from thence to the end of the next session of the Legislative Council and no longer. Provided that nothing hereinbefore contained shall be held to apply to any Ordinance or Ordinances which have been or may hereafter be repealed or suspended by any Ordinance of the Council of these islands.

SCHEDULE OF ACTS RE-ENACTED AND CONTINUED. 7 Geo. 4, ch. 15. Expired in 1856. 9 Geo. 4, ch. 6. Superseded by Ord. 3, 1852.

4 Wm. 4, ch. 2. An Act passed in the fourth year of the reign of King William the Fourth, for regulating the making and repairing of division walls or fences on the several islands therein mentioned.

4 Wm. 4, ch. 5. Expired in 1856.
4 Wm. 4, ch. 7. Repealed by Ord. 12, 1855.

4 Wm. 4, ch. 11. An Act passed in the fourth year of the reign of King William the Fourth, to prevent the resort of rogues, vagabonds, and other idle and disorderly persons to the Bahama Islands ; for the punishment and correction of certain offences therein specified, and for other purposes therein mentioned.

4 Wm. 4, ch. 15. An Act passed in the fourth year of the reign of King William the Fourth, to enable the masters of foreign vessels arriving within these islands to obtain the arrest of seamen deserting from, or refusing to return in such vessels.

4 Wm. 4, ch. 31. Expired in 1856.

4 Wm. 4, ch. 32. An Act passed in the fourth year of the reign of King William the Fourth, the better to prevent the unlawful cutting of timber or other wood or bark on lands within this Government without sufficient authority,

6 Wm. 4, ch. 6. Repealed by Ord. 12, 1855.

6 Wm. 4, ch. 15. An Act passed in the sixth year of the reign of King William the Fourth, for regulating prison discipline and for other purposes.

2 Vic. ch. 10. An Act passed in the second year of Her Majesty's reign to extend the provisions of the Out-Island division Wall Act to certain other islands within this government.

2 Vic. ch. 16. Repealed by Ord. 12, 1855, and as far as regards “gaolers” is re-enacted by Ord. 2, 1857, sect. 2.

3 Vic. ch. 23. Expired in 1856.

4 Vic. ch. 11. An Act passed in the fourth year of the reign of Her said Majesty for consolidating and amending the laws relative to damages done by cattle running loose, and other subjects connected therewith.

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