Procedure: continuation of parliament
Act 59
Act continouing the parliament to the 19 November nixt 1640

Thairefter the saidis estates of parliament, presentlie conveened by his majesties speciall authoritie, continowis this present parliament and all materis and actionis belonging therto whill the nyntene day of November nixttocome, at the whilke day ordeanes the whole estates to be present and to attend at Edinburgh, or wher it shall happine the samene to bee appoynted to be haldine for the tyme, and in the meane tyme declaires the parliament to bee current to the day foirsaid; and ordeanes the whole actis and statutes concludit in this present sessione of the said parliament to stand and have the force of lawes, sicklyke as any actis and statutes of any preceeding parliamentis in ony tyme bygone; and ordeanes the samene to be published and prented notwithstanding of the continowatione therof to the day foirsaid.

Quhilkis haill actis, with the closer and declaratione of the estates of parliament eftir specified, ware all subscryved after the reiding and voyceing therof be Robert, lord Burglie, preses of the parliament, in presence of the estates of parliament.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.55v-56r.