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Bill Number2204Session1798
Title To shorten the time now required for giving notice of the royal intention of his majesty, his heirs and successors, that the parliament shall meet and be holden for the dispatch of business, and for more effectually to provide for the meeting of parliament, in the case of a demise of the crown.
Initial Bill Stages
Originating Body Commons
Leave or Order 7 Mar 1798Leave or Order to Arthur Wolfe Attorney General [2243]
Presented 7 Mar 1798Presented by Arthur Wolfe Attorney General [2243]
2nd Reading & Committed 8 Mar 1798   
Reported 9 Mar 1798Reported by Right Honourable Corry [0497]
Sent to Other House 10 Mar 17982nd House Reporter John Dawson Earl of Portarlington [0589]
Sent to Chief Governor 16 Mar 1798   
Privy Council Stages
Received & Referred to Law Officers25 Mar 1798 
Petition to English Privy Council None 
Decision of the English Privy Council Approved 
Engrossed 30 Mar 1798 
Returned Bill Stages
Royal Assent 4 Apr 1798 
Statute Number 38 George III c.20
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