Text of legislation

How Irish statutes were made

Sources for Irish legislation, 1692–1800

General Index of Bills

Members of parliament

Regnal years and statute numbers


Contact Us

Bill Number0039Session1785
Title For continuing an act entitled an act for facilitating the trade and intercourse between this kingdom and the United States of America, and furthering the said trade and intercourse, and for prohibiting the import of tobacco not being of the growth of the said states, or of the British plantations or Great Britain.
Initial Bill Stages
Originating Body Commons
Leave or Order 7 Mar 1785Leave or Order to John Foster Chancellor of Exchequer [0805]
Presented 7 Mar 1785Presented by John Foster Chancellor of Exchequer [0805]
2nd Reading & Committed 8 Mar 1785   
Reported 9 Mar 1785Reported by Mr Bolton [0181]
Sent to Other House 11 Mar 17852nd House Reporter Charles Wilkinson Jones Viscount Ranelagh [4050]
Sent to Chief Governor 16 Mar 1785   
Privy Council Stages
Received & Referred to Law Officers21 Mar 1785 
Petition to English Privy Council None 
Decision of the English Privy Council Approved 
Engrossed 23 Mar 1785 
Returned Bill Stages
Royal Assent 4 Apr 1785 
Statute Number 25 George III c.15
[+] Further Details