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Bill Number0843Session1791
Title For the relief of insolvent debtors, so far as relates to the imprisonment of their persons.
Initial Bill Stages
Originating Body Commons
Leave or Order 17 Mar 1791Leave or Order to Mr Holmes [1033]
Presented 22 Mar 1791Presented by Mr Holmes [1033]
2nd Reading & Committed 23 Mar 1791   
Reported 29 Mar 1791Reported by Mr O'Neill [1589]
Sent to Other House 7 Apr 17912nd House Reporter Charles Wilkinson Jones Viscount Ranelagh [4050]
Sent to Chief Governor 7 Apr 1791   
Privy Council Stages
Received & Referred to Law Officers15 Apr 1791 
Petition to English Privy Council None 
Decision of the English Privy Council Approved 
Engrossed 20 Apr 1791 
Returned Bill Stages
Royal Assent 5 May 1791 
Statute Number 31 George III c.21
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