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SessionShort TitleTitleStatute Number
1731Relief of creditors of James Meade and George Curtis, bankersFor the relief of the creditors of James Meade and George Curtis, late bankers in the city of Dublin.5 George II c.23
1731Hayes St Leger; Elizabeth St Leger, alias DeaneTo enable Hayes St Leger, esquire, and Elizabeth St Leger, alias Deane, his wife, to sell the estate of said Elizabeth, lying dispersed in the counties of Dublin, Meath, Kilkenny, and Wexford, far distant from the said Hayes St Ledger's estate and place of residence in the county of Cork, and with the money arising by such sale to purchase other lands more contiguous, to be settled to same uses, to which the said lands so to be sold are limited.5 George II c.3 (private)
1731Additional dutyFor granting and continuing to his majesty an additional duty on beer, ale, strong waters, wine, tobacco, and other goods and merchandises therein mentioned.5 George II c.1
1731Additional duty, and tax on salaries to repay government loanFor granting to his majesty a further additional duty on wine, silk, hops, china, earthen, japanned, or lacquered ware, and vinegar, and also a tax of 4s. in the pound on all salaries, profits of employments, fees and pensions, to be applied to pay an interest of 5 per cent per annum, for the sum of 300,000 and towards the discharge of the said principal sum.5 George II c.2
1731RevenueFor the better securing and collecting his majesty's revenue.5 George II c.3
1731Frauds by tenants, and renewal of leasesFor explaining and amending the several laws for preventing frauds committed by tenants, and for the more easy renewal of leases, and for the amendment of the law in certain cases therein mentioned.5 George II c.4
1731Qualification of office holders under act to prevent further growth of PoperyFor allowing further time to persons in offices to qualify themselves, pursuant to an act, entitled, an act to prevent the further growth of Popery.5 George II c.5
1731Continuing temporary statutesFor continuing several temporary statutes made in this kingdom, and now near expiring, and for the amendment of the statutes therein mentioned.5 George II c.6
1731Reducing rate of interest to 6 per centFor reducing the interest of money to 6 per cent.5 George II c.7
1731Conveyances by idiots and lunaticsTo enable idiots and lunatics, who are seized or possessed of estates in fee, or for lives or terms of years in trust, or by way of mortgage, to make conveyances, surrenders, or assignments of such estates, and to prevent delay in suits in equity, where trustees cannot be found.5 George II c.8
1731Improvement of barren land and bogs, and planting treesTo encourage the improvement of barren and waste land and bogs, and planting of timber trees and orchards.5 George II c.9
1731Stealing of lead and ironFor the more effectual punishing stealers of lead, or iron bars fixed to houses, or any fences belonging thereunto.5 George II c.10
1731Weirs on River Barrow and other rivers in Co. KilkennyFor explaining and amending an act made in the 28th year of Henry VIII, entitled, an act for the weirs upon the Barrow, and other waters in the County of Kilkenny.5 George II c.11
1731Throwing of fireworksTo prevent the throwing or firing of squibs, serpents, and other fireworks.5 George II c.12
1731Seamen in the merchants' serviceFor the better regulation and government of seamen in the merchants' service.5 George II c.13
1731Workhouse, and gunpowder, in Dublin, and vagabonds, lunatics and foundling childrenTo explain and amend an act, entitled, an act for the better regulating the workhouse in the city of Dublin, and to regulate and provide for the poor thereof, and to prevent mischief which may happen by keeping gunpowder within the said city, and also for explaining and amending one other act, entitled, an act for the better enabling the governors of the work-house of the city of Dublin to provide for and employ the poor therein, and for the more effectual punishing the vagabonds, and also for the better securing of and providing for lunatics and foundling children.5 George II c.14
1731Road from Dublin to Dunleer, Co. LouthFor repairing the road leading from the city of Dublin to the town of Dunleer, in the county of Louth.5 George II c.15
1731Road from Dublin to Kinnegad, Co. WestmeathFor repairing the road leading from the city of Dublin to the town of Kinnegad, in the county of Westmeath.5 George II c.16
1731Road from the Black Bull to Athboy, Co. MeathFor repairing the road leading from the Black Bull, in the county of Meath, to the town of Athboy, in the said county.5 George II c.17
1731Road from Kilcullen, Co. Kildare, to KilkennyFor repairing the road leading from the town of Kilcullen, in the county of Kildare, to the city of Kilkenny.5 George II c.18
1731Road from Kilkenny to ClonmelFor repairing the road leading from the city of Kilkenny to the town of Clonmel, in the county of Tipperary.5 George II c.19
1731Road from Cork to boundary of Cos. Cork and Tipperary, near Kilworth mountainFor repairing the road leading from the city of Cork to the brook, which bounds the counties of Cork and Tipperary, near the foot of Kilworth Mountain.5 George II c.20
1731Road from Naas, Co. Kildare, to Maryborough, Queen's Co.For repairing the road leading from the town of Naas, in the county of Kildare, to the town of Maryborough, in the Queen's county.5 George II c.21
1731Road from Newcastle, Co. Limerick, to CorkFor repairing the road leading from the town of Newcastle, in the county of Limerick, to the city of Limerick, and from thence to the city of Cork.5 George II c.22
1731Burial in woolTo oblige all persons to bury in woollen.Not Enacted
1731Clerical residenceMore effectually to enable the clergy, having cure of souls, to reside upon their respective benefices, and to build upon their respective glebe lands.Not Enacted
1731Corporation officer electionsFor preventing inconveniences arising for want of elections of mayors or chief magistrates of boroughs or corporations, being made upon days appointed by charter or usage for that purpose, and for giving costs in proceedings upon informations in the nature of a quo warranto.Not Enacted
1731English languge to be used in courts of justiceThat all proceedings in courts of justice within this kingdom shall be in the English language.Not Enacted
1731Bribery and corruption in parliament electionsFor the more effectual preventing bribery and corruption in the election of members to serve in parliament.Not Enacted
1731JuriesFor the better regulating of juries.Not Enacted
1731Popish solicitorsFor the amendment of the law in relation to Popish solicitors, and for remedying other mischief in relation to the practitioners in the several courts of law and equity.Not Enacted
1731Union and division of parishes, and parish of St Anne, DublinFor continuing and amending an act, entitled, an act for the real union and division of parishes, as also an act, entitled, an act for explaining and amending an act, entitled, an act for the real union and division of parishes, and for confirming an exchange made of a piece of ground, whereon the parish church and vicarage house of the parish of St Anne in the suburbs of the city of Dublin, was, by a former act of parliament, directed to be built, for another piece of ground, and for appropriating such piece of ground to the same uses.Not Enacted
1731William MooreFor vesting a competent part of the estate of the Honourable William Moore in trustees, to be sold for payment of debts affecting the same, and for settling the remainder thereof to the uses in his marriage settlement.Not Enacted
1731Tax on wearing of gold or silver laceFor granting to his majesty a tax of 40 per annum on all persons wearing gold or silver lace, or embroidery of fringe of gold or silver, or silks or stuffs wrought or made up of gold or silver, or with any mixture of gold and silver, from the 29th of September, 1732, to the 25th day of December, 1733.Not Enacted
1731Road from Ardfinnan Bridge, Co. Tipperary, to Callan, Co. KilkennyFor repairing the road leading from Ardfinane-bridge, in the county of Tipperary, to the town of Callan, in the county of Kilkenny.Not Enacted
1731Road from Kilcullen, Co. Kildare, to Durrow, Co. KilkennyFor repairing the road leading from Edward Navan's house, near the town of Kilcullen, in the county of Kildare, through the town of Ballynakill, to the town of Durrow, in the county of Kilkenny.Not Enacted
1731Tolls and customsTo prevent the illegal exaction of exorbitant toll or custom, in markets and fairs.Not Enacted
1731Trials for treasonFor regulating trials in cases of treason and misprision of treason.Not Enacted
1731Pipe water of DublinFor the better supplying of the city of Dublin and liberties thereof with pipe water.Not Enacted
1731Corn measuresFor buying and selling all sorts of corn and meal by weight, and not by measure, and for the more effectual preventing the frauds committed in buying thereof.Not Enacted
1731Disarming PapistsFor rendering more effectual an act entitled an act for the better securing the government, by disarming Papists.Not Enacted
1731Paving and cleansing in DublinFor explaining and amending an act, for amending the several laws now in force for the paving and cleansing the streets of the city of Dublin, and liberties of St. Sepulchre's, Thomas-court and Donore.Not Enacted
1731Continuing temporary statutesFor continuing several temporary statutes made in this kingdom, and now near expiring.Not Enacted
1731Registration of Popish clergyTo explain and amend an act entitled an act for registering the Popish clergy.Not Enacted
1731To prevent the further growth of Popery, and for obliging converts to educate children as ProtestantsFor the better putting in execution the several laws and statutes made in this kingdom for banishing regulars and Papists exercising ecclesiastical jurisdictions and for preventing the growth of Popery and for the more effectual obliging converts and guardians to educate children in the Protestant religion.Not Enacted
1731Annulling marriages by degraded clergymen and Popish priestsTo annul and make void all marriages celebrated by Popish priests or friars or by degraded clergymen or by laymen pretending to be clergymen of the Church as by law established between Protestants or between Protestants and Papists and to illegitimate the issue of such marriages.Not Enacted
1731Bellingham BoyleTo enable Bellingham Boyle, esquire, to make leases, and settle a jointure upon any woman he shall marry, out of the towns, lands, tenements, and hereditaments comprised in his grandfather's settlement.5 George II c.1 (private)