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Bill Number1544Session1787
Title To punish more effectually persons who shall steal any lead, iron bars or rails, or iron or brass knockers.
Variant Title(s) To regulate the buying and selling of old lead, and to prevent the stealing of the same. [4-10 Apr.]
Initial Bill Stages
Originating Body Commons
Leave or Order 4 Apr 1787Leave or Order to Alderman Warren [2190]
Presented 5 Apr 1787Presented by Mr Charles O'Neill [1589]
2nd Reading & Committed 7 Apr 1787   
Reported 10 Apr 1788Reported by Mr Hayes of Avondale [0995]
Sent to Other House 14 Apr 17882nd House Reporter Charles Wilkinson Jones Viscount Ranelagh [4050]
Sent to Chief Governor 19 Apr 1787   
Privy Council Stages
Received & Referred to Law Officers3 May 1787 
Petition to English Privy Council None 
Decision of the English Privy Council Approved 
Engrossed 11 May 1787 
Returned Bill Stages
Royal Assent 21 May 1787 
Statute Number 27 George III c.52
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