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Clerk of the Parliaments Act 1824

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Clerk of the Parliaments Act 1824

1824 CHAPTER 82

An Act for better regulating the Office of Clerk of the Parliaments.

[21th July 1824]

WHEREAS His late Majesty King George the Third, by Letters Patent under the Great Seal of Great Britain, bearing Date at Westminster the Twenty-fourth Day of February, in the Twenty-third Year of His Reign, did grant unto Samuel Strutt Esquire, since deceased, the Office of Clerk of the Parliaments, to have, enjoy, and exercise the said Office unto him the said Samuel Strutt, by himself or his sufficient Deputy or Deputies, for the Term of his natural Life, immediately after the Decease of Ashley Cowper Esquire, since deceased, or when the said Office should then first become vacant; and by the said Letters Patent His said Majesty did grant unto George Rose Esquire, since deceased, the said Office of Clerk of the Parliaments, to have, enjoy, and exercise the said Office unto him the said George Rose, by himself or his sufficient Deputy or Deputies, for the Term of his natural Life, immediately after the Decease of the said Ashley Cowper and Samuel Strutt, or when the said Office should then first happen to become vacant: And whereas His said late Majesty, by Letters Patent bearing, Date the Twenty-fourth Day of October, in the Thirty-fifth Year of His Reign, did grant unto George Henry Rose, now the "Right Honourable Sir George Henry Rose, Son of the said George Rose, since deceased, the said Office of Clerk of the Parliaments, to have, enjoy, and exercise the said Office, unto him the said George Henry Rose, by himself or his sufficient Deputy or Deputies, for and during the Term of his natural Life, immediately after the Decease of the said George Rose, or when the said Office should first happen to become vacant, with a Salary of Forty Pounds a Year, payable as therein mentioned, and with all and all Manner of Liberties and Privileges anciently belonging to the said Office, and with all Profits, Advantages, Pre-eminences, and Emoluments whatsoever and howsoever belonging or appertaining to the same Office, and in as ample Manner and Form as the said Ashley Cowper, Samuel and George Rose, or any other Person or Persons then had and received, or ought to have had and received, in and for the Execution of the said Office : And whereas the said Sir George Henry Rose, and his Predecessors, as such Clerks of Parliament as aforesaid, have exercised and enjoyed the Right of nominating and appointing (subject to the Approbation of the Most Honourable the House of Lords) all the Clerks belonging to the said Office : And whereas the said Sir George Henry Rose, in accordance with the Wishes, and for promoting the Service of the said House of Lords, hath consented to relinquish such Right, (except as herein-after provided) ; and it is expedient that such Right should in future be exercised in the Manner herein-after provided, and that such further Regulations as herein-after mentioned should be made upon the Expiration of the existing Interests of the present Clerk of the Parliaments and the Clerk Assistant: Be it there fore 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 upon and immediately after the Expiration of the said last recited Letters Patent so granted to the said George Henry Rose as aforesaid, the Person then executing the Office of Clerk Assistant shall be and become Clerk of the Parliaments, and shall execute the Duties of the said Office in Person, and be removable by Address of the House of Lords to His Majesty for that Purpose.

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