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Bill Number1042Session1798
Title For better enforcing the execution of the acts made for the trials of controverted elections of members to serve in parliament, by disqualifying certain persons who have endeavoured to obstruct the due execution thereof, from voting at any election hereafter.
Initial Bill Stages
Originating Body Commons
Leave or Order 4 May 1798Leave or Order to Right Honourable Sir Henry Cavendish [0381]
Presented 12 May 1798Presented by Honourable Mr William John Skeffington [1935]
2nd Reading & Committed 14 May 1798   
Reported 15 May 1798Reported by Mr Skeffington [6089]
Sent to Other House 22 May 17982nd House Reporter George Frederick Nugent Earl of Westmeath [1547]
Sent to Chief Governor 18 Jun 1798   
Privy Council Stages
Received & Referred to Law Officers18 Sep 1798 
Petition to English Privy Council None 
Decision of the English Privy Council Approved 
Engrossed 28 Sep 1798 
Returned Bill Stages
Royal Assent 6 Oct 1798 
Statute Number 38 George III c.61
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