Relief of Families of Militiamen (Ireland) Act 1812

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1812 c. 28
Anno Regni GEORGII III. Britanniarum Regis, Quinquagesimo Secundo. An Act to amend an Act of the last Session of Parliament, making Provision for the Families of Militia Men inIreland .

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

[20th April 1812]

'WHEREAS by an Act passed in the last Session of Parliament, intituled, Ireland; it is, among other things, enacted, that every Serjeant, Corporal, Privateor Drummer in theIrish Militia, desirous of obtaining for his Family the Allowances in the said Act mentioned, shall make and subscribe a written Declaration in the Form therein set forth before the Commanding Officer of the Regiment, Battalion or Corps for the time being to which he shall belong: Andwhereas it may happen, that when any Regiment of the said Militia is serving out ofIreland , certain Serjeants, Corporals, Drummers or Private Men of such Regiment may remain in Ireland , attached to and serving in some other Regiment of Militia than that to which they belong;' Be it therefore 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 Authority of the same, That in every such case it shall and may be lawful to and for the Colonel or other Commanding Officer of the Regiment to which any such Militia Man shall belong, when thereto required, to give and sign a Certificate in Writing, in the Form following; that is to say,

'IA. B. Colonel or Commanding Officer [as the case may be ] of the Militia, do hereby certify, that C. D. [a Serjeant, Corporal, Drummer or Private ballotted Man, Substitute or Volunteer, as the case may be ] in the said Militia, and now attached to the Regiment of Militia, was called out into actual Service, and did on the Day of march from the said County, Town, City or Place [as the case may be ] And I do certify that the said C. D. never deserted from the said Regiment of Militia while the same remained in Ireland , and that the said C.D. was married after his Enrollment with the Consent of his Commanding Officer, according to Law, or before Enrollment [as the case may be .]'

Provided always, That if such Militia Man shall have been married during the Absence fromIreland of the Regiment to which he belonged, the latter Clause relating to his Marriage shall be omitted, and such Certificate shall be forwarded by such Colonel or Commanding Officer to the Colonel or other Commanding Officer of the Regiment, Battalion or Corps in Ireland , to which such Militia Man shall be then attached, and in which he shall be then serving.

S-II Declaration of Militia Men required by 51 G. 3. c.78. ∥ 2. subscribed at Foot of Certificate.

II Declaration of Militia Men required by 51 G. 3. c.78. ∥ 2. subscribed at Foot of Certificate.

II. And be it further enacted, That it shall and may be lawful for any Serjeant, Corporal, Drummer or Private Man so remaining inIreland , desirous of obtaining any Allowance for his Family under the said recited Act, to make and subscribe the Declaration in the said recited Act mentioned, at the Foot of the Certificate hereinbefore mentioned before the Commanding Officer of the Regiment, Battalion or Corps to which such Serjeant, Corporal, Drummer or Private shall be attached, or in which he shall be serving at the time of so making and subscribing such Declaration.

S-III Form of Certificate thereon of Commanding Officerof Regiment in Ireland.

III Form of Certificate thereon of Commanding Officerof Regiment in Ireland.

III. And be it further enacted, That the Commanding Officer before whom such Declaration shall be so made and subscribed, shall at the Foot of the said Declaration give and sign a Certificate in Writing in the Form following; that is to say,

'IA. B. Colonel or Commanding Officer [as the case may be ,] of the Regiment of Militia, do hereby certify that C. D. a Serjeant, Corporal, Drummer or Private, [as the case may be ,] in the Regiment of Militia now attached to, and serving in...

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