Table of acts
1659

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C.H. Firth, R.S. Rait (eds)

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1911

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'Table of acts: 1659', Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum, 1642-1660 (1911), pp. CIV-CVII. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=56689 Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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1659

Date.Title.
11 May, 1659Act for enabling and authorising certain Persons to be Justices of the Peace, and Sheriffs (amended July 7, 1659, by a Declaration that the Act doth not extend to give Sheriffs in Scotland power to determine Civil causes, personal or real, C.J., vii., 707). [C.J., vii., 648; B. M., E. 1074 (1).]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1270.
14 May, 1659Act for continuance of this present Easter Term. [C.J., vii., 654.]
14 May, 1659Act for the Great Seal of England. [Printed in C.J., vii., 654.] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1271.
18 May, 1659Act enabling such Commissioners of Sewers as acted on the 19th April, 1653, to act as Commissioners of Sewers. [C.J., vii., 658; B.M., E. 669, f. 21 (34).] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1271.
19 May, 1659Act for constituting Judges of the Admiralty. [C.J., vii., 658; B.M., 669, f. 21 (37).]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1272.
19 May, 1659Act for appointing Judges for the Probate of Wills and granting administrations. [C.J., vii., 658; B.M., 669, f. 21 (36).]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1272.
19 May, 1659Act for settling the Council of State. [C.J., vii., 659; State Papers, Domestic, Interregnum, Vol. I., 91, pp. 7–12.]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1272.
26 May, 1659Act for levying and bringing in the Arrears of the Revenue due to the Commonwealth. [C.J., vii., 666–7; B.M., E. 1074 (2).]
Printed, Vol. ii. p. 1276.
31 May, 1659Act for constituting Commissioners for ordering and managing the affairs of the Admiralty and Navy. [C.J., vii., 670; B.M., E. 1074 (3).]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1277.
5 June, 1659Act for constituting John Bradshaw, Thomas Terryll, Esquire, and John Fountaine, Esquire, Commissioners of the Great Seal of England [C.J., vii., 671–2.]
7 June, 1659Act for constituting Charles Fleetwood, Esquire, Lieutenant-General and Commander-in-Chief of the Forces raised in England and Scotland. [C.J., vii., 674; Thurloe's State Papers, Vol. VII., p. 679.] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1283.
8 June, 1659Act constituting Commissioners for nomination of Commissioner Officers for the Forces in England and Scotland and directing the granting Commissions to them. [C.J., vii., 675.]
18 June, 1659An Act of Assessment. [C.J., vii., 689; B.M., E. 1074 (4).] Printed, Vol. ii., 1284.
22 June, 1659An Additional Act for bringing in all Arrears and also the Duty of Excise, New Impost, Customs. Subsidies and Prize Goods until 1 October, 1659. [C.J., vii., 691–2; B.M., E. 1074 (5).]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1286.
28 June, 1659Act for impresting of Seamen. [C.J., vii., 696; B.M., E. 1074 (7).].
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1287.
28 June, 1659Act for settling the Militia of the City of Westminster and Liberties thereof and parts adjacent. [C.J., vii., 696; B.M., E. 1074 (6).].
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1290.
30 June, 1659Act for repayment of £15,000 advanced by the East India Company. [C.J., vii., 699.]
7 July, 1659Act for settling the Militia of the City of London and Liberties thereof, with the qualifications set forth by the Parliament on 9 May, 1659. [C.J., vii., 707; B.M., E., 1074 (8).]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1293.
7 July, 1659Act giving several powers to the Commissioners for Ireland within named, and declaring several Laws, Ordinances and Acts of Parliament to be in force in Ireland. [C.J., vii., 707; Letters from the Parliament of England and Council of State (Commonwealth), P.R.O.I., E. 10, 110.] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1298.
12 July, 1659An Act of Indemnity and Free Pardon. [C.J., vii., 715; B.M., E. 1074 (9).]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1299.
13 July, 1659Act against Delinquents. [C.J., vii., 716; B.M., E., 1074 (10).] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1304.
13 July, 1659Act for enabling Judges to hold an Assize at Durham. [C.J., vii., 715; B.M., E. 1074 (11).] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1305.
14 July, 1659Act for settling the Militia of the Hamlets of the Tower of London. [C.J., vii., 717; B.M., E. 1074 (13).] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1308.
14 July, 1659Act for settling the Militia in the Borough of Southwark and parts adjacent. [C.J., vii., 717; B.M., E. 1074 (13).]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1312.
14 July, 1659Additional Act giving powers to Commissioners for the Militia of Westminster. [C.J., vii., 717.] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1316.
19 July, 1659Act for appointing Judges of the Admiralty (cf. Act of 19 May, 1659). [C.J., vii., 723; B.M., E. 669, f. 21 (62).] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1316.
19 July, 1659Act for reviving the Act of 19 May, 1659, empowering Judges for Probate of Wills and Granting Administrations. [C.J., vii., 723; B.M., 669 f. 21 (61).] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1317.
22 July, 1659Act for demolishing the Castle of Liverpool. [C.J., vii., 727.]
22 July, 1659Act for Householders to give an account of Lodgers, Horses, Arms and Ammunition. [C.J., vii., 728; B.M. E. 1074 (14).]
Printed. Vol. ii., p. 1317.
26 July, 1659Act for settling the Militia in England and Wales. [C.J., vii., 734; B.M., E. 1074 (15).]
2 August, 1659Act for appointing Commissioners for putting in execution the powers heretofore given to the Commissioners for Sequestration. [C.J., vii., 745; B.M., E 1074 (17).]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1342.
2 August, 1659Act enabling the Commissioners for the Militia in the City of London to raise three months' Assessment for paying for Drums, Provision and Charges incident to the said Militia. [C.J., vii., 745; B.M., E. 1074 (16).]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1343.
5 August, 1659Act for holding an Assize for the County of Lancaster. [C.J., vii., 748; B.M., E. 1074 (18).]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1344.
13 August, 1659Act for bringing in of second moieties upon the sale of Lands forfeited to the Commonwealth for Treason. [C.J., vii., 758; B.M., E. 1074 (19).] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1345.
15 August, 1659Act avoiding of a Judgment and of an Act for execution of the said Judgment given against Lieut.-Col. John Lilburne. [C.J., vii., 760.]
27 August, 1659An Act for Sequestration. [C.J., vii., 770; B.M., E. 1074 (20).] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1347.
27 August, 1659Act for to make good all Tryals which shall be held at Stafford on Friday, 8th September, 1659, as if the same had been tried upon the 17th August 1659 (8th September amended to 9th on 29th August. [C.J., vii., 770.]
3 September, 1659Act for the further continuance until 7th March, 1659–60, of the Act of 7. July, 1659, giving several powers to the Commissioners for Ireland withinnamed, and declaring several Laws, Ordinances and Acts of Parliament to be in force in Ireland. [C.J., vii., 773.]
3 September, 1659Act for empowering the Committee or Sub-Commissioners for Sequestration, or any two of them, to examine witnesses upon Oath. [C.J., vii., 773.]
29 September, 1659Act for the Continuance of the Customs and Excise. [C.J., vii., 788; B.M., E. 1074 (21).]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1349.
11 October, 1659Act against the Raisings of Money upon the People, without their consent in Parliament. [C.J., vii., 795; B.M., E. 1074 (23).]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1351.
12 October, 1659Act appointing Commissioners for the Government of the Army. [C.J., vii., 796; B.M., 669, f. 21 (79).] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1352.
27 December, 1659Act for further continuance of the Excise and Customs until 8 March, 1659–60. [C.J., vii., 797–8; B.M., E. 1074 (26).]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1353.
28 December, 1659Act for the borrowing of £20,000 for the service of the Commonwealth. [C.J., vii., 798.]