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Sale of Offices Act 1809

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XIICertain Offices in the Chancery in Ireland exempted till after the Events here mentioned.

And whereas the Parliament of Ireland never enacted any Provisions similar to those contained in the said recited Act of the Fifth and Sixth Years of King Edward the Sixth : And whereas it hath always been customary in the Appointment of the Mailers and Six Clerks, and First and Second Examiners of the Court of Chancery in Ireland, to allow , the having and receiving of Money, or other valuable Consideration For those Appointments; and although it may be fit and proper that the said Custom should be abolished, yet it is reasonable that the several and respective Persons who how hold the said Offices should be permitted to dispose of the same in like Manner as hath been heretofore -done; be it therefore enacted, That it shall and may be lawful for the said Mailers and Six Clerks, and First and Second Examiner or any of them, (save and except George Ellis Esquire, one of the Masters of the said Court,) so to proceed touching the Disposition and Appointment of their said Offices reflectively, in such and the like Manner, to all Intents and Purposes, as hath been heretofore accustomed; but that front and after the Death, Resignation, or Removal of each of them, and the actual Appointment of any Person in the Stead of the Persons so dying, resigning, or being removed, the Powers and Provisions of the said recited Act and of this Act shall be applicable and shall be applied to the said respective Offices in the said Court of Chancery in Ireland.

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