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Bill Number2252Session1786
Title 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 receivable by law.
Initial Bill Stages
Originating Body Commons
Leave or Order 25 Jan 1786Leave or Order to Mr Holmes [1033]
Presented 2 Mar 1786Presented by Mr Holmes [1033]
2nd Reading & Committed 4 Mar 1786   
Reported 15 Mar 1786Reported by Right Honourable Mr Mason [1352]
Sent to Other House 18 Mar 17862nd House Reporter Charles Wilkinson Jones Viscount Ranelagh [4050]
Sent to Chief Governor 8 Apr 1786   
Privy Council Stages
Received & Referred to Law Officers17 Apr 1786 
Petition to English Privy Council None 
Decision of the English Privy Council Approved 
Engrossed 26 Apr 1786 
Returned Bill Stages
Royal Assent 8 May 1786 
Statute Number 26 George III c.43
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