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Bill Number2289Session1798
Title For amending an act passed in the 33rd year of his present majesty's reign, entitled, an act for securing the freedom and independence of the house of commons, by excluding therefrom persons holding any office under the crown, to be hereafter created, or holding certain offices therein enumerated, or pensions for terms of years, or during his majesty's pleasure.
Initial Bill Stages
Originating Body Commons
Leave or Order 16 Apr 1798Leave or Order to Right Honourable Sir Henry Cavendish [0381]
Presented 24 Apr 1798Presented by Mr Eliott [0695]
2nd Reading & Committed 25 Apr 1798   
Reported 2 May 1798Reported by Right Honourable Mason [1352]
Sent to Other House 8 May 17982nd House Reporter John Dawson Earl of Portarlington [0589]
Sent to Chief Governor 15 May 1798   
Privy Council Stages
Received & Referred to Law Officers21 May 1798 
Petition to English Privy Council None 
Decision of the English Privy Council Approved 
Engrossed 25 May 1798 
Returned Bill Stages
Royal Assent 4 Jun 1798 
Statute Number 38 George III c.36
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