Militia Returns Act 1812

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1812 c. 105
Anno Regni GEORGII III. Britanniarum Regis,Quinquagesimo Secundo. An Act to continue, amend and extend the Provisions of an Act passed in the Forty eighth Year of His present Majesty, for enabling the Secretary at War to enforce Returns from Clerks of Subdivisions and others, in relation to Fines, Bounties and Sums due under any Acts relating to the Defence of the Realm or Militia, for the Purpose of directing the Distribution and securing the due Application thereof.

(52 Geo. 3) C A P. CV.

[9th July 1812]

'WHEREAS an Act passed in the Forty eighth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled And whereas it is expedient that the Provisions of the said Act should be continued and amended and extended: And whereas an Act passed in the Thirty seventh Year of His present Majesty, intituled England,for the Service of His Majesty's Army and Navy: And whereas an Act passed in the Forty second Year of His present Majesty, intituled England, And whereas an Act passed in the Forty second Year of His present Majesty, intituledAn Act to raise and establish a Militia Force in Scotland: And whereas an Act passed in the Forty third Year of His present Majesty, intituled Great Britain,raised under Two Acts passed in the Forty second Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, and for amending the said Acts: Andwhereas an Act passed in the Forty third Year of His present Majesty, intituledAn Act to enable His Majesty more effectually to raise and assemble in England an additional Military Force, for the better Defence and Security of the United Kingdom, and for the more vigorous Prosecution of the War ; and of another Actpassed in the Forty third Year of His present Majesty, intituledAn Act to enable His Majesty more effectually to raise and assemble an additional Military Force in Scotland, for the better Defence and Security of the United Kingdom, and for the mere vigorous Prosecution of the War : And whereas an Act passed in the Forty fourth Year of His present Majesty, intituled England: And whereas an Act passed in the Forty fourth Year of His present Majesty, intituled Scotland: And whereas an Act passed in the Forty seventh Year of His present Majesty, intituled Great Britain,and increasing the same, under certain Limitations and Restrictions: And whereas an Act passed in the Forty ninth Year of His present Majesty, intituled Great Britain: And whereas an Act passed in the Fiftieth Year of His present Majesty, intituled Great Britain, And whereas an Act passed in the Fifty first Year of His present Majesty, intituledAn Act to allow a certain Proportion of the Militia of Great Britain to enlist annually into the Regular Forces, and to provide for the gradual Reduction of the said Militia: And whereas large Sums of Money have from time to time been paid, under the Provisions of the said recited Acts and other Acts, and have otherwise come into, and now remain in the Islands of Clerks of Subdivision Meetings and other Persons; which Sums ought to be speedily recovered from the said Clerks of Subdivisions and other Persons, and paid and distributed to the Persons entitled thereto, so far as the same may be practicable, and the Remainder, if any, be applied to the Public...

To continue reading

Request your trial

VLEX uses login cookies to provide you with a better browsing experience. If you click on 'Accept' or continue browsing this site we consider that you accept our cookie policy. ACCEPT