Insolvent Debtor's Discharge Act 1795

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1795 c. 88
Anno Regni GEORGII III. tricesimo quinto. An Act to remedy certain Omissions in an Act, passed in the last Session of Parliament, intituled,An Act for the Discharge of certain Insolvent Debtors.

(35 Geo. 3) C A P. LXXXVIII.

[22d June 1795]

'WHEREAS an Act, passed in the last Session of Parliament, intituled, , did not extend to the Relief of all the Persons to whom it was meant to extend, owing to the Circumstance of several Prisoners, who were in Custody on the twelfth Day ofFebruary one thousand seven hundred and ninety-four, and had continued in Custody from that Time, having, during the Time of their Imprisonment, been removed by Writ of Habeas Corpus , or by other Means, from one Prison to another, after the said twelfth Day of February one thousand seven hundred and ninety-four:' Be it enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authorityof the same, That, from and after the passing of this Act, all and every Gaoler or Keeper of any Prison within this Kingdom shall and is hereby required to make a true, exact, and perfect List, alphabetically, of the Name or Names of all add every Person and Persons described in the said Act, who, upon the said twelfth Day ofFebruary one thousand seven hundred and ninety-four, was or were in the Custody of any Gaoler or Gaolers, Keeper or Keepers of any Prison, and at the Time of making out every such List shall be really an actual Prisoner or Prisoners in the Custody of the Gaoler or Gaolers, Keeper or Keepers, of any Prison, making and delivering such List, which List shall be delivered and dealt with in like Manner as is directed by the said Act with respect to the Lists therein mentioned.

S-II Warden of the Fleet, &c. on delivering in Lists, to take the following Oath.

II Warden of the Fleet, &c. on delivering in Lists, to take the following Oath.

II. And be it further enacted, That the Warden of his Majesty's Prison of theFleet , and the Marshal of the King's Bench Prison, and every other Gaoler and Keeper of any other Prison, shall severally, on the delivering in of such List of Prisoners in their respective Custody, take an Oath in the open Court of General Quarter Session of the Peace, or at some Adjournment thereof, to the following Effect:

'IA. B. upon my Corporal Oath, in the Presence of Almighty God, do solemnly swear, profess...

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