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Bill Number1574Session1793
Title To remove doubts respecting the functions of juries in cases of libels.
Variant Title(s) To ascertain the law relating to libels. [28 Jan.-3 July]
Initial Bill Stages
Originating Body Commons
Leave or Order 28 Jan 1793Leave or Order to Mr George Ponsonby [1699]
Presented 11 Jun 1793Presented by Mr George Ponsonby [1699]
2nd Reading & Committed 21 Jun 1793   
Reported 3 Jul 1793Reported by Right Honourable Mr Grattan [0895]
Sent to Other House 5 Jul 17932nd House Reporter Charles Wilkinson Jones Viscount Ranelagh [4050]
Sent to Chief Governor 10 Jul 1793   
Privy Council Stages
Received & Referred to Law Officers26 Jul 1793 
Petition to English Privy Council None 
Decision of the English Privy Council Approved 
Engrossed 31 Jul 1793 
Returned Bill Stages
Royal Assent 16 Aug 1793 
Statute Number 33 George III c.43
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