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Bill Number2253Session1788
Title To explain, amend and render more effectual an act passed in the 26th year of the reign of his majesty King GeorgeĀ III entitled an act to establish the business of a pawnbroker, and to authorize such persons as shall be duly qualified to carry on the same to lend money on pawns or pledges, and to receive interest at a higher rate than heretofore was recoverable by law.
Initial Bill Stages
Originating Body Commons
Leave or Order 24 Jan 1788Leave or Order to Mr Holmes [1033]
Presented 12 Mar 1788Presented by Mr Holmes [1033]
2nd Reading & Committed 13 Mar 1788   
Reported 19 Mar 1788Reported by Mr Tydd [2117]
Sent to Other House 22 Mar 17882nd House Reporter Arthur Pomeroy Lord Harberton [1693]
Sent to Chief Governor 29 Mar 1788   
Privy Council Stages
Received & Referred to Law Officers5 Apr 1788 
Petition to English Privy Council None 
Decision of the English Privy Council Approved 
Engrossed 11 Apr 1788 
Returned Bill Stages
Royal Assent 18 Apr 1788 
Statute Number 28 George III c.49
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