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Bill Number1161Session1787
Title For the support and encouragement of the fisheries carried on in the Greenland Seas and Davis's Streights.
Initial Bill Stages
Originating Body Commons
Leave or Order 17 Feb 1787Leave or Order to John Parnell Chancellor of Exchequer [1633]
Presented 17 Mar 1787Presented by John Parnell Chancellor of Exchequer [1633]
2nd Reading & Committed 20 Mar 1787   
Reported 27 Mar 1787Reported by Mr Tydd [2117]
Sent to Other House 29 Mar 17872nd House Reporter Charles Wilkinson Jones Viscount Ranelagh [4050]
Sent to Chief Governor 4 Apr 1787   
Privy Council Stages
Received & Referred to Law Officers18 Apr 1787 
Petition to English Privy Council None 
Decision of the English Privy Council Approved 
Engrossed 7 May 1787 
Returned Bill Stages
Royal Assent 14 May 1787 
Statute Number 27 George III c.50
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