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Bill Number3244Session1796A
Title For regulating the issuing of licences for the sale of ale and spirituous liquors by retail, and for remedying the abuses which have arisen from the immoderate use of such liquors.
Initial Bill Stages
Originating Body Commons
Leave or Order 8 Mar 1796Leave or Order to Right Honourable Secretary Pelham [1650]
Presented 11 Mar 1796Presented by Right Honourable Secretary Pelham [1650]
2nd Reading & Committed 14 Mar 1796   
Reported 16 Mar 1796Reported by Mr Marcus Beresford [0119]
Sent to Other House 22 Mar 17962nd House Reporter Charles Wilkinson Jones Viscount Ranelagh [4050]
Sent to Chief Governor 26 Mar 1796   
Privy Council Stages
Received & Referred to Law Officers4 Apr 1796 
Petition to English Privy Council None 
Decision of the English Privy Council Approved 
Engrossed 6 Apr 1796 
Returned Bill Stages
Royal Assent 15 Apr 1796 
Statute Number 36 George III c.40
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