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peerage fhall be deemed extinct unlefs on default of claimants to the inheritancy of fuch peerage for the fpace of one year from the death of the perfon who fhall have been laft potleffed thereof; and if no claim thall be made to the inheritance of fuch peerage, in fuch form and manmer as may from time to time be prefcribed by the houfe of lords of the united kingdom before the expiration of the faid period of a year, then and in that cafe fuch peerage thall be deemed extinct; provided that nothing herein fhall exclude any perfon from afterwards putting in a claim to the peerage fo deemed extinct, and if fuch claim fhall be allowed as valid by judgement of the houfe of lords of the united kingdom, reported to his majefty, fuch peerage fhall be confidered as revived; and in cafe any new creation of a peerage of that part of the united kingdom called Ireland fhall have taken place in the interval in confequence of the fuppofed extinction of fuch peerage, then no new right of creation fhall accrue to his majefty, his heirs, or fucceffors, in confequence of the next extinction which fhall take place of any peerage of that part of the united kingdom called Ireland:
lifications in refpect of property of the members elected on the part of Ireland to fit in the house of commons fhall be refpectively the fame as of the united united kingdom cafes of elections for counties and are now provided by law in the cities and boroughs refpectively in that part of Great Britain called England, unless any other provifion Ahall hereafter be made in that refpect by act of parliament of the united kingdom: that when his majefty, his heirs, or fuccefiors, fall declare his, her, or their plealure, for holding the firft or any fubfequent parliament of the united kingdom, a proclamation fhall illue under the great feal of the united kingdom, to caufe the lords fpiritual and temporal and commons who are to ferve in the parliament thereof on in fuch manner as by any act of this the part of Ireland, to be returned prefent feffion of the parliament of Ireland fhall be provided; and that commons of Great Britain fhall, the lords fpiritual and temporal and together with the lords fpiritual and temporal and commons fo returned as aforefaid on the part of Ireland, conftitute the two houfes of the parliament of the united kingdom: that if his majefty, on or before the that all questions touching the elec-1ft day of January, 1801, on which
tion of members to fit on the part of Ireland in the houfe of commons of the united kingdom, fhall be heard and decided in the fame manner as queftions touching fuch elections in Great Britain now are, or at any time hereafter thall by law be heard and decided, fubject neverthelets to fuch particular regulations in refpect of Ireland as from local circumitances the parliament of the united kingdom may from time to time deem expedient: that the qua
day the union is to take place, hall declare, under the great feal of Great Britain, that it is expedient that the lords and commons of the prefent parliament of Great Britain hould be the members of the refpective houfes of the firft parliament of the united kingdom on the part of Great Britain, then the faid fords and commons of the prefent parliament of Great Britain thall accordingly be the members of the refpective honfes of the firft parlia
kingdom, and every member of the
ment of the united kingdom on the part of Great Britain; and they, together with the lords fpiritual and temporal and commons fo fummoned and returned as above on the part of Ireland, fhall be the lords, fpiritual and temporal and commons of the firft parliament of the united kingdom; and fuch firft parliament may (in that cafe) if not fooner diffolved, continue to fit fo long as the prefent parliament of Great Britain may by law now continue to fit, if not fooner diffolved: provided always, that until an act shall have pafled in the parliament of the united kingdom, providing in what cafes perfons holding offices or places of profit under the crown in Ireland thall be incapable of being members of the house of commons of the parliament of the united kingdom, no greater number of members than twenty holding fuch offices or places as aforefaid fhall be capable of fitting in the faid houfe of commons of the parliament of the united kingdom; and if fuch a number of members fhall be returned to ferve in the faid houfe as to make the whole number of members of the faid houfe, holding fuch offices or places as aforefaid more than twenty, then, and in fuch cafe, the feats or places of fuch members as fhall have laft accepted fuch offices or places fhall be vacated, at the option of fuch members, fo as to reduce the number of members holding fuch offices or places to the number of twenty; and no períon holding any fuch office or place fhall be capable of being elected, or of Litting in the faid houfe, while there are twenty perfons holding fuch of fices or places fitting in the faid Joufe; and that every one of the lords of parliament of the united
ereated after the union, fhall have rank and precedency with the peerages of the united kingdom fo created, according to the dates of their creations; and that all peerages, both of Great Britain and Ireland, now fubfifting, or hereafter to be created, fhall, in all other refpects, from the date of the union, he confidered as peerages of the united kingdom; and that the peers of Ireland fhall, as peers of the united kingdom, be fued and tried as peers, except as aforefaid, and fhall enjoy all privileges of peers as fully as the peers of Great Britain; the right and privilege of fitting in the house of lords, and the privileges depending thereon, and the right of fitting on the trial of peers, only excepted.
Refolved, that it be the fifth artiele of union, that the churches of England and Ireland, as now by law established, be united into one proteftant epifcopal church, to be called The United Church of England and Ireland;" and that the doctrine, worship, difcipline and government of the laid united church fhall be, and shall remain in full force for ever, as the fame are now by law established for the church of England; and that the continuance and prefervation of the said united church, as the established church of England and Ireland, fhall be deemed and taken to be an effential and fundamental part of the union; and that in like manner the doctrine, worfhip, difcipline and government of the church of Scotland shall remain and be preferved as the fame are now eliablined by law, and by the acts for the union of the two kingdoms of England and Scotland. Refolved, that it be the fixth
article of union, that his majesty fubjects of Great Britain and Ireland fhall, from and after the Ift day of January, 1801, be entitled to the fame privileges, and be on the fame footing, as to encourage. ments and bounties on the like articles, being the growth, produce, or manufacture of either country refpectively, and, generally, in refpect of trade and navigation, in all ports and places in the united kingdom and its dependencies; and that, in all treaties made by his majefty, his heirs and fucceffors, with any foreign power, his majefty's fabjects of Ireland fhall have the fame privileges, and be on the fame footing, as his majesty's fubjects of Great Britain: that, from the Ift day of January, 1801, all prohibitions and bounties on the export of articles, the growth, produce, or manufacture of either country, te the other, fhall ceafe and determine; and that the faid articles fhall henceforth be exported from one country to the other without duty or bounty on fuch export: that all articles, the growth, produce, or manufacture of either country, (not hereinafter enume rated as fubject to specific duties,) fhall from thenceforth be imported into each country from the other, free from duty, other than fuch countervailing duties on the several articles enumerated in the schedule, No. 1. A. and B. hereunto annexed, as therein (pecified, or to fuch other countervailing duties as fual bereafter be impofed by the parliament of the united kingdom in the manner hereinafter provided; and that, for the period of twenty years from the union, the articles enumerated in the schedule, No. 2, tereunto annexed, shall be subject, on impor
tation into each country from the other, to the duties specified in the faid schedule, No. 2. And the woollen manufactures, known by the names of old and new drapery, fhall pay, on importation into each country from the other, the duties now payable on importation into Ireland; falt and hops, on importation into Ireland from Great Britain, duties not exceeding thofe which are now paid on importation into Ireland; and coals, on importation into Ireland from Great Britain, thall be fubject to burthens not exceeding thofe to which they are now fubject: that calicoes and muflins fhall, on their importation into either country from the other, be fubject and liable to the duties now payable on the fame, on the importation thereof from Great Britain into Ireland, until the 5th day of January, 1808; and from and after the faid day, the faid duties fhall be annually reduced by equal proportions, as near as may be, in each year; fo as that the faid duties thall ftand at ten per cent. from and after the 5th day of January, 1816, until the 5th day of January, 1821: and that cotton yarn and cotton twift fhall, on their importation into either country from the other, be Subject and liable to the duties now payable upon the fame, on the importation thereof from Great Britain into Ireland, until the 5th of January, 1808; and from and after the faid day, the faid duties fhall be annually reduced by equal proportions, as near as may be, in each year; fo that all duties thall ceafe on the faid articles from and after the 5th day of January, 1816: that any articles of the growth, produce, or manufacture of either country, which are or may be fubject to in
ternal duty, or to duty on the ma terials of which they are compofed, may be made fubject, on their importation into each country refper tively from the other, to fuch coun tervailing duty as fhall appear to be juft and reasonable in refpect of fuck internal duty or duties on the materials; and that, for the faid purpofes, the articles fpecified in the faid fchedule, No. 1. A. and B. fhall be fubject to the duties fet fortit therein, liable to be taken off, diminifhed, or increafed in the manner herein specified; and that, upon the export of the faid articles from each country to the other refpectively, a drawback' fhall be given, equal in amount to the countervailing duty payable on fuch articles on the import thereof into the fame country from the other; and that, in like manner, in future it fhall be competent to the united parliament to impofe any new or additional countervailing duties, or to take off or diminifh fuch exifting countervailing duties as may appear, on like principles, to be juff and reasonable in refpect of any future or additional internal duty on any article of the growth, produce, or manufacture of either country, or of any new or additional duty on any materials of which fuch article may be compofed, or of any abatement of duty on the fame; and that when any fuch new or additional countervailing duty thall be to impoted on the import of any article into either country from the other, a drawback, equal in amount to fuch countervailing duty, fhall be given in like manner on the export of every fuch article refpectively from the fame country to the other: that all articles, the growth, produce, or manufacture of either country, when exported
exported through the other, fhall, in all cafes, be exported fubject to the fame charges as if they had been exported directly from the country of which they were the growth, produce, or manufacture: that all duty charged on the import of foreign or colonial goods into either country, fall, on their export to the other, be either drawn back, or the amount, (if any be retained), fhall be placed to the credit of the country to which they fhall be fo exported, fo long as the expenditure of the united kingdom flhall be defrayed by proportional contributions; provided always, that nothing herein shall extend to take away any duty, bounty, or prohibition which exifts with refpect to corn, meal, malt, flour, or biscuit;
but that all duties, bounties, or On Importation into Ireland from
prohibitions on the faid articles may be regulated, varied, or repealed from time to time as the united parliament shall deem expedient.
SCHEDULE, No. I.
Of the Articles to be charged with countervailing Duties upon Importation from Ireland into Great Bri tain, and from Great Britain into Ireland refpectively, according to the fixth Article of Uuion.
On Importation into Great Britain from Ireland.
Bricks and tiles.
Chocolate, cocoa pafte, and cocoa.
Cider and perry.
Silk manufactures, filk and cotton mixed manufactures, and filk and worsted mixed manufactures.
Silk manufactures, filk and cotton
SCHEDULE, No. II.
Of the Articles charged with the Duties Specified upon Importation into Great Britain and Ireland refpeftively, according to the fixth Article of the Union.
Apparel; brafs, wrought; cabinet ware; coaches and other carriages; copper, wrought; cottons, other