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SessionShort TitleTitleStatute Number
1787Preservation of the peaceFor the better execution of the law and preservation of the peace within the counties at large.27 George III c.40
1787Riots, combinations and oathsTo prevent tumultuous risings and assemblies, and for the more effectual punishment of persons guilty of outrage, riot and illegal combinations, and of administering and taking unlawful oaths.27 George III c.15
1787Workhouse and hackneys in Dublin, and commissioners of policeFor the better regulation of hackney carriages, hackney sedans and porters plying for hire in the city of Dublin or within seven miles thereof, and for transferring the receipt and management of certain duties from the governors of the foundling hospital and workhouse in the said city to the commissioners of police.27 George III c.38
1787Suppressing lotteriesTo render more effectual the laws now in being for suppressing unlawful lotteries.Not Enacted
1787John HydeFor vesting certain lands in trustees, to be sold for payment of the debts of John Hyde of Creg in the county of Cork, esquire, and for securing and settling other lands in lieu thereof, to and for the same uses and purposes as the lands intended to be sold are now settled.27 George III c.3 (private)
1787Pious and charitable purposesFor granting the several sums therein mentioned for certain pious and charitable purposes.27 George III c.55
1787Commission of enquiry into frauds in revenueFor appointing certain persons therein named to be commissioners, without salary or other emolument whatsoever, to enquire into the illicit practices used in defrauding the revenues of this kingdom, and also into the state of the laws relating to the said revenues.Not Enacted
1787Ralph, earl of RossFor vesting in trustees the settled estates of Ralph, earl of Ross, in the counties of Galway and Donegal, in order to be sold or mortgaged for the payment of his debts, and for settling the unsettled estate of the said Ralph, earl of Ross, in the county of Fermanagh, and other estates to be purchased in the place and stead of the said estate so to be sold or mortgaged as aforesaid, and for other purposes.27 George III c.4 (private)
1787Sir James, Mary and Peter NugentFor vesting in trustees the estates of Sir James Nugent of Donore in the county of Westmeath, baronet, for the purpose of raising money to discharge the original encumbrances affecting the same, and to pay the debts of the said Sir James Nugent, and also for providing and settling a jointure on Mary Nugent, wife of Peter Nugent, esquire, the only brother of the said Sir James Nugent.27 George III c.2 (private)
1787Abduction of minorsFor the more effectual preventing the clandestine and forcible carrying off and obtaining minors, and for punishing persons guilty of such offences.Not Enacted
1787VagrantsTo punish idle vagrants, or persons of infamous lives and characters.Not Enacted
1787Shipping and navigationFor the further increase and encouragement of shipping and navigation.27 George III c.23
1787Henry, earl of Ely; Ann, countess of ElyTo remove certain doubts which have arisen in the will of Henry, earl of Ely, deceased, relative to the residence of Ann, countess of Ely, within this kingdom.27 George III c.6 (private)
1787Continuing temporary statutesFor reviving and continuing several temporary statutes.Not Enacted
1787Accountant general in courts of chancery and exchequerFor the better dispatch of business in the offices of the accountant general in the courts of chancery and exchequer respectively.Not Enacted
1787Insolvent debtorsFor the relief of insolvent debtors who were in prison on the first day of January 1787 and have continued ever since.Not Enacted
1787Summary hearings for small debtsFor amending the several acts made in this kingdom for the recovery of small debts in a summary way before the judges of assize.Not Enacted
1787Charles M'DonnellFor vesting certain lands therein mentioned, late the estate of Charles M'Donnell of Newhall in the county of Clare, esquire, deceased, in trustees, for payment of the debts and encumbrances affecting the same, and for other purposes.27 George III c.5 (private)
1787Forfeited recognizancesFor the better collection of his majesty's revenue arising from forfeited recognizances.27 George III c.32
1787Agriculture bounties, and corn carriageTo prevent frauds in obtaining bounties under several laws now in force for the encouragement of agriculture, and for rendering the carriage of corn to the city of Dublin less expensive.27 George III c.42
1787Tithe compensationTo enable all ecclesiastical persons, and all rectors, vicars and curates, and those deriving by, from or under them, to recover a just compensation for the tithes withheld from them in the year 1786, in the several counties therein mentioned, against such persons who were liable to the same.27 George III c.36
1787Linen grantFor granting the sum of 4,000 to the trustees of the linen manufacture for the purposes therein mentioned.27 George III c.18
1787Duties on coffeeFor granting unto his majesty, his heirs and successors the several duties therein mentioned upon coffee.27 George III c.8
1787Government loanFor granting to his majesty the several aids, duties, rates, impositions and taxes therein particularly expressed to be applied to the payment of the interest of the sums therein provided for, and towards the discharge of the said principal sums in such manner as therein is directed, and for such other purposes as are therein mentioned.27 George III c.2
1787Shipping and navigationFor the further increase and encouragement of shipping and navigation.Not Enacted
1787American tradeFor facilitating the trade and intercourse between this kingdom and the United States of America.27 George III c.47
1787Duties on letters and packetsFor granting to his majesty, his heirs and successors certain rates and duties upon the portage and conveyance of all letters and packets within this kingdom, and for the purposes therein mentioned.27 George III c.11
1787Bounties for manufacturesFor granting the sum of 17,000 to certain trustees for distributing bounties and promoting the several manufactures therein named.27 George III c.13
1787Fisheries in Greenland Seas and Davis's StreightsFor the support and encouragement of the fisheries carried on in the Greenland Seas and Davis's Streights.27 George III c.50
1787Linen, hemp and flax seedTo promote the linen and hempen manufactures by increasing the supply of Irish flax seed, and encouraging the export of linens and sail cloth, and for granting to his majesty, his heirs and successors the duties therein mentioned.27 George III c.4
1787Duties for Royal ExchangeFor granting to his majesty the duties therein mentioned to be paid to the trustees of the Royal Exchange.27 George III c.24
1787Duties on maltFor granting unto his majesty, his heirs and successors certain duties upon malt.27 George III c.3
1787Advancement of trade and dutiesFor the advancement of trade, and for granting to his majesty, his heirs and successors the several duties therein mentioned.27 George III c.6
1787Duties on licencesFor granting certain duties upon licences to be taken out by the several persons therein mentioned.27 George III c.17
1787Additional dutyFor granting unto his majesty, his heirs and successors an additional duty on wines, hides, beer, ale and other goods and merchandises therein mentioned, and for prohibiting the importation of all gold and silver lace, and of all cambrics, lawns and glass, except the manufacture of Great Britain and France and the French dominions in Europe, and of all hops, except of the growth of Great Britain and the British plantations.27 George III c.1
1787Duties on carriagesFor granting unto his majesty, his heirs and successors certain duties on carriages.27 George III c.14
1787Tobacco trade, and dutiesFor regulating and extending the tobacco trade, and for granting unto his majesty, his heirs and successors the duties therein mentioned.27 George III c.5
1787Sugar trade and dutiesFor regulating the sugar trade, and for granting to his majesty, his heirs and successors the duties therein mentioned.27 George III c.7
1787Payments to lord chancellor and chief judgesFor granting the sum of 6,000 to the lord chancellor and chief judges for the purposes therein mentioned.27 George III c.19
1787Frauds in obtaining bounties and drawbacks, and in clandestine relanding of goodsFor regulating the production of manifests, and for more effectually preventing fraudulent practices in obtaining bounties and drawbacks, and in the clandestine relanding of goods.27 George III c.28
1787Hawkers and pedlarsFor licensing hawkers and pedlars, petty chapmen and other persons.27 George III c.12
1787Mediterranean passesTo prevent the forging, selling or otherwise improperly disposing of Mediterranean passes.27 George III c.27
1787Stamp dutiesFor granting unto his majesty, his heirs and successors several duties therein mentioned to be levied by the commissioners for managing the stamp duties.27 George III c.10
1787Planting timber treesTo amend an act entitled an act to amend the laws for the encouragement of planting timber trees.Not Enacted
1787Stephen Creagh ButlerFor vesting lands and premises, the estate of Stephen Creagh Butler, esquire, in trustees, to be sold for payment of debts, and for other purposes therein mentioned.27 George III c.1 (private)
1787Ports and harboursFor promoting the improvement of ports and harbours in this kingdom.27 George III c.25
1787Duties, and treaty of commerce and navigation with FranceFor granting certain aids, duties and impositions to his majesty, his heirs and successors for the time therein mentioned, and for giving effect to a treaty of commerce and navigation concluded between his majesty and the most Christian king.27 George III c.9
1787Relief of creditorsFor the relief of the creditors of solvent confined debtors who do not come under the description of the bankrupt laws.Not Enacted
1787Inland navigationFor directing the application of the duties granted to the commissioners for promoting and carrying on an inland navigation in this kingdom.Not Enacted
1787Market juriesFor establishing market juries in cities.27 George III c.46
1787Turnpike gatesFor preventing the wilful destruction of turnpike gates, and for the better securing the payment of tolls at such gates.27 George III c.53
1787Presentments for public roads in Co. DownFor regulating the presentments for making the public roads in the county of Down, and appropriating a proportion of a balance now in the hands of the treasurer of said county, towards the repairing of the county courthouse.27 George III c.21
1787BankruptsFor the relief of uncertificated bankrupts.Not Enacted
1787Duties on Portuguese and Spanish winesTo empower the commissioners of his majesty's revenue to grant repayments of certain duties on Portugal and Spanish wines in certain cases.27 George III c.33
1787Duties, and lottery officesFor granting to his majesty the several duties therein mentioned, and for the better regulation of lottery offices.27 George III c.29
1787Preservation of gameFor the preservation of the game.27 George III c.35
1787Quarantine of ships and prevention of plagueTo continue an act passed in the 11th year of his present majesty's reign entitled an act to oblige ships more effectually to perform their quarantine, and for the better preventing the plague being brought from foreign parts into Ireland, and to hinder the spreading of infection.27 George III c.48
1787Stealing of dogsTo prevent the stealing of dogs.27 George III c.34
1787Badging of poorTo explain and amend an act passed in the 11th and 12th years of his present majesty entitled an act for badging such poor as shall be found unable to support themselves by labour, and otherwise providing for them, and for restraining such as shall be found able to support themselves by labour or industry from begging.27 George III c.45
1787Coastal fisheriesTo amend an act entitled an act for the further improvement and extension of the fisheries on the coasts of this kingdom.27 George III c.31
1787Road from Dublin to Mullingar, and road from Chapelizod to DublinTo amend an act entitled an act for continuing and amending the several laws relating to the repairs of the turnpike road leading from Dublin to Mullingar, and for more effectually enabling the trustees thereof to widen the narrow parts leading from Chapelizod to Dublin on the north and south sides of the River Liffey.27 George III c.45
1787Fees waived for persons acquitted of offences or dischargedTo amend an act entitled an act for the relief of prisoners charged with felony or other crimes who shall be acquitted or discharged by proclamation, respecting their fees, and giving recompense for such fees.Not Enacted
1787Fees waived for persons acquitted of offences or dischargedTo explain and amend an act passed in the 23rd and 24th years of his present majesty's reign entitled an act for the relief of prisoners charged with felony or other crimes who shall be acquitted or discharged by proclamation, respecting their fees, and giving recompense for such fees.Not Enacted
1787Oyer and terminerFor ascertaining the times at which the Lent and summer commissions of oyer and terminer and general gaol delivery shall be held hereafter throughout this kingdom.Not Enacted
1787Excluding placemen from parliamentTo disable any person from being chosen a member of or sitting or voting in the house of commons, who has any pension during pleasure or for any number of years, or holds any office or place of profit created after a certain time under the crown, and to limit the amount of pensions.Not Enacted
1787Road from Dublin to Dunleer, Co. LouthFor improving and repairing the turnpike road from Dublin to Dunleer.27 George III c.59
1787Roads to DublinFor the better repair of the several great roads on the north side of the River Anna Liffey leading to the city of Dublin.Not Enacted
1787Roads to DublinFor the improvement of the several avenues leading to the city of Dublin.Not Enacted
1787Insolvent debtorsFor the relief of insolvent debtors whose debts do not exceed a certain amount, with respect to the imprisonment of their persons.Not Enacted
1787Auctions in DublinFor the regulation of auction rooms in the county and city of Dublin.Not Enacted
1787Badging of poorFor amending an act made in the 11th and 12th years of his present majesty's reign entitled an act for badging such poor as shall be found unable to support themselves by labour, and otherwise providing for them, and for restraining such as shall be found able to support themselves by labour or industry from begging, and also to amend an act made in the 13th and 14th years of his present majesty's reign entitled an act for amending an act made the last session of parliament entitled an act for badging such poor as shall be found unable to support themselves by labour, and otherwise providing for them, and for restraining such as shall be found able to support themselves by labour or industry from begging.27 George III c.57
1787Continuing temporary statutes, sale of hides, and accountants general of chancery and exchequer courtsFor the reviving and continuing certain temporary statutes, and for the regulating the buying and selling of raw and salted hides and calves' skins, and for enabling the accountants general of the courts of chancery and exchequer to appoint deputies.Not Enacted
1787Grand jury presentmentsTo extend the powers of grand juries in certain cases with respect to presentments.Not Enacted
1787Clandestine conveying overseas of Viscount GormanstonTo vindicate the laws which have been grossly violated by clandestinely conveying out of this kingdom into parts beyond the seas out of his majesty's dominions the person of Jenico Preston, commonly called Lord Viscount Gormanston, a minor under the age of twelve years, and for other purposes.Not Enacted
1787Regulation of gaolsTo explain and amend an act passed in the 26th year of his present majesty entitled an act for amending and carrying more effectually into force the several laws now in being for regulating the public gaols and prisons throughout this kingdom.27 George III c.39
1787Road from Nenagh, Co. Tipperary, to O'Brien's Bridge, Co. ClareTo explain and amend an act passed in the 19th and 20th years of his present majesty entitled an act for making and keeping in repair a road to lead from Nenagh in the county of Tipperary to O'Brien's Bridge in the county of Clare.27 George III c.58
1787Leases for building and linen manufactureTo extend the powers given by law to certain persons of making leases of lands for the purposes of building and carrying on of the linen manufacture.27 George III c.20
1787Slaughter and sale of lambsTo prevent the killing and selling of lambs for a certain limited time.Not Enacted
1787Inland navigationFor directing the application of the funds granted by parliament for promoting and carrying on inland navigations in this kingdom, and for the purposes therein mentioned.27 George III c.30
1787Dublin Society grantFor granting the sum of 5,000 to the Dublin Society for the purposes therein mentioned.27 George III c.54
1787Quit, crown and composition rentsFor amending an act entitled an act for discharging certain arrears of quit, crown and composition rents which have been growing due for 20 years last past, on the terms and in manner therein mentioned.27 George III c.49
1787Secret outlawriesFor the more effectually preventing and avoiding secret outlawries in personal actions.Not Enacted
1787Recovery of small debts in manor courtsTo render more effectual an act entitled an act for the more speedy and easy recovery of small debts in the manor courts within this kingdom, and for regulating the costs of proceeding for that purpose therein.27 George III c.22
1787Frauds by clerks employed by merchants or tradersFor the punishment of frauds and breaches of trust by clerks or other persons employed by merchants or traders.Not Enacted
1787Stealing of lead and ironTo punish more effectually persons who shall steal any lead, iron bars or rails, or iron or brass knockers.27 George III c.52
1787RevenueFor the better collection of his majesty's revenue, and for the continuation and amendment of several laws heretofore made for that purpose.27 George III c.26
1787MutinyFor punishing mutiny and desertion, and for the better payment of the army and their quarters within this kingdom.27 George III c.16
1787Wide streets in DublinFor the further explaining and amending the several acts now in force for making wide and convenient passages in the city of Dublin.27 George III c.43
1787Cattle market in SmithfieldFor regulating the buying and selling of all cattle and sheep in the market of Smithfield in the county of the city of Dublin.Not Enacted
1787Agriculture bounties, and corn carriageTo prevent frauds in obtaining bounties under several laws now in force for the encouragement of agriculture, and for rendering the carriage of corn to the city of Dublin less expensive.Not Enacted
1787Qualification of office holders under act to prevent further growth of poperyFor the relief of persons who have omitted to qualify themselves according to law.27 George III c.51
1787Lead dealingTo regulate the buying and selling of old lead, and to prevent the stealing of the same.Not Enacted
1787AuctionsFor the regulation of public sale rooms for selling manufactured goods by auction and on commission by retail, and for the more effectually preventing frauds therein committed.Not Enacted
1787Lead dealingTo regulate the buying and selling of old lead, and to prevent the stealing of the same.Not Enacted
1787Baking tradeFor regulating the baking trade.27 George III c.37
1787Road from Dublin to Kilcullen Bridge, Co. KildareFor improving and repairing the turnpike road leading from the city of Dublin to Kilcullen Bridge in the county of Kildare and to the 21 mile stone westward of the said bridge.27 George III c.60
1787Corn measuresFor amending and making perpetual an act entitled an act for buying and selling all sorts of corn and meal and other things therein mentioned by weight, and for the more effectually preventing of frauds in the buying and selling thereof.27 George III c.41
1787Grants for public usesFor granting the several sums therein mentioned for certain public uses and for the other purposes therein mentioned.27 George III c.56
1787Dissolving marriage of Benjamin Fayle and Sarah RidgewayTo dissolve the marriage of Benjamin Fayle with Sarah Fayle otherwise Ridgeway his wife and to enable him to marry again.Not Enacted
1787Sir Richard De Bourgho and Frances BourkeTo enable Sir Richard De Bourgho of Castleconnell, in the county of Limerick, baronet, to raise in his lifetime certain portions for his daughters by his late wife Frances Bourke, otherwise Webb, deceased, and for other purposes therein mentioned.Not Enacted