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Short Titles Act, 1896.

Ch. 14.


Session and Chapter. Title. Short Title.
15 Geo. 2 c. 33. An Act for the more effectual preventing the cutting of Starr or Bent. The Starr and Bent  Act, 1741.
15 Geo. 2 c. 8. An Act for repealing certain Duties on Spirituous Liquors, and on Licences for retailing the same, and for laying other Duties on Spirituous Liquors, and on Licences to retail the said Liquors. The Spirits  Act, 1742.
16 Geo. 2. c. 18. An Act to empower Justices of the Peace to act in certain cases relating to Parishes and Places to the Rates and Taxes of which they are rated or chargeable. The Justices Jurisdiction  Act, 1742.
16 Geo. 2. c. 31. An Act for the further Punishment of Persons who shall aid or assist Prisoners to attempt to escape out of lawful Custody. The Prison (Escape)  Act, 1742.
17 Geo. 2. c. 8. An Act to oblige Overseers of the Poor to give publick Notice of Rates made for the Relief of the Poor, and to produce the same. The Poor Rate  Act, 1743.
17 Geo. 2. c. 5. An Act to amend and make more effectual the Laws relating to Rogues, Vagabonds, and other idle and disorderly Persons, and to Houses of Correction. The Justices Commitment  Act, 1743.
17 Geo. 2. c. 30. An Act for the more effectual preventing of the affixing of counterfeit Stamps to Foreign or other Linnens. The Linen (Trade Marks)  Act, 1743.
17 Geo. 2. c. 37. An Act to prevent Disputes touching the Parishes or Places where improved Wastes and drained and improved Marsh Lands shall be charged to Parochial Rates. The Land Drainage (Bating)  Act, 1743.
17 Geo. 2. c. 38. An Act for remedying some Defects in the Act made in the Forty-third year of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth, intituled "An Act for the Relief of the Poor." The Poor Relief  Act, 1743.
17 Geo. 2. c. 40. An Act ... to prevent the retailing of Wine within either of the Universities, in that Part of Great Britain called England, without Licence. The Universities (Wine Licences)  Act, 1743.