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PART V.-CLASS XI,

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Forgery.

( No. I. ] 1 W. IV. c. 66.-An Act for reducing into One Act all such Forgeries as

shall henceforth be punished with Death, and for otherwise amending the Laws

relative to Forgery.

816

[ No. II. ] 2 & 3 W. IV. c. 123.–An Act for abolishing the Punishment of Death
[ No. III. ) 3& 4 w. iv. c. 44.–An Act to repeal so much of Two Acts of the

Seventh and Eighth Years and the Ninth Year of King George the Fourth as
inflicts the Punishment of Death upon Persons breaking, entering, and stealing in
a Dwelling-house ; also for giving Power to the Judges to add to the Punishment
of Transportation for Life in certain cases of Forgery, and in certain other

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[ No. IV. ] 3 & 4 W. IV.c. 47.–An Act to prevent the Selling and Uttering of

Forged Stamps, and to exempt from Stamp Duty Artificial Mineral Waters in
Great Britain, and to allow a Drawback in the exportation of Gold and Silver
Plate Manufactured in Ireland.

[ No. V. ] 5 & 6 W. IV. c. 73.–An Act to provide that persons accused of For-

gery in Scotland shall not be entitled to Bail, unless in certain Cases.

ib.

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Felony relating to the Revenue.
No. 1. ] 3 & 4 W. IV. c. 51.--An Act for the Management of the Customs. 831
No. II.”] 3 & 4 W. IV. c. 53.–An Act for the Prevention of Smuggling. ib.
[ No. III."] 3 & 4 W. IV. c. 97.–An Act to prevent the selling and uttering

of forged Stamps, and to exempt from Stamp Duty artificial Mineral Waters in
Great Britain, and to allow a Drawback on the exportation of Gold and Silver

832
[ No. IV. ) 5 & 6 W. IV. c. 81.-- An Aci for abolishing Capital Punishments in
Cases of Letter Stealing and Sacrilege.

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PART V.-CLASS XV.

Offences relating to Quarantine.
[ There has been no statute upon this subject since the 6 G. IV. c. 78. ]

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PART V.-CLASS XVI.

Felony relating to the Slave Trade.
[ No. 1. ] An Act to reduce the Rates of Bounties payable upon the Seizure of

Slaves.
[ No, II. ] An Act for carrying into effect Two Conventions with the King of the
French for suppressing the Slave Trade.

ib.
[ No. III ] 3 & 4 W. IV. c. 73.–An Act for the abolition of Slavery throughout

the British Colonies ; for promoting the Industry of the the mannmitted Slaves ;

and for compensating the Persons hitherto entitled to the services of such slaves ib.
[ 1o. IV. ] 5 & 6 W. IV. c. 45.–An Act to carry into further execution the Pro-

visions of an Act passed in the Third and Fourth Years of His present Majesty, for
compensating Owners of slaves, upon the Abolition of slavery.

856
[ No. V.) 5 & 6 W. IV. c. 60.–An Act for carrying into effect a Treaty with the

King of the French, and the King of Sardinia for suppressing the Slave Trade. 862
[ So. VI. ] 5 & 6 W. IV. c. 61. -An Act for carrying into effect the Treaty with

the King of the French and the King of Denmark for suppressing the Slave
Trade.

ib.

PART V.-CLASS XVII.

Escapes and Rescue.
[ There has been no recent enactment upon these subjects. ]

PART V.-CLASS XVIII.

Perjury.
[ No. I. ] 5 & 6. W. IV. c. 62.-An Act to repeal an Act of the session of Parlia-

ment, intituled “An Act for the more effectual Abolition of Oaths and Affirma.
tions taken and made in various Departments of the State, and to substitute Decla-
rations in lieu thereof, and for the more entire suppression of voluntary and extra-
judicial Oaths and Affidavits ;” and to make other Provisions for the Abolition of
unnecessary Oaths.

863

PART V.-CLASS XIX.

Seducing Artificers and exporting Utensils.
[ No. 1. ] 3 & 4 W. IV. c. 52.-An Act for the general Regulation of the Cus-

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PART V.-CLASS XX.
Offences respecting Elections of Members of Parliament.

[ See the Reform Act, post. Part IX. ]

PART V.-CLASS XXI.

Libels, &c.
[ No.1. ] 1 W.IV. c. 73.–An Act to repeal so much of an Act of the Sixtieth

Year of His late Majesty King George the Third, for the more effectual Prevention

and Punishment of blasphemous and seditious Libels, as relates to the Sentence of
Banishment for the Second Offence : and to provide some further Remedy against
the abuse of publishing Libels.

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PART V.--CLASS XXy.

Criminal Proceedings.

( No. I. ] 11 G. IV. c. 25.-An Act to repeal an Act of the Fifty-fifth Year of His

late Majesty, for procuring Returns of Persons committed, tried, and convicted for

Criminal Offences and Misdeameanors.

880

( No. II. ] 1 W.IV.c. 37.-An Act to amend an Act of the Ninth Year of His late

Majesty King George the Fourth, to facilitate Criminal Trials in Scotland, and to

abridge the period now required between the pronouncing of Sentence and Execu-

tion thereof, in Cases importing a Capital Punishment.

ib.

(No. III. ] 1 W. IV. c. 39.–An Act to amend an Act passed in the Fifth Year of

His present Majesty, for the Transportation of Offenders from Great Britain ; and

for punishing Offences committed by Transports kept to labour in the Colonies. 886

[ No. IV. ] I W. IV. c. 57.-An Act to explain and amend an Act of the Fifty-

fifth Year of King George the Third, for the Payment of Costs and Charges to

prosecutors and witnesses in Cases of Felony in Ireland.

889

[ No. V. ] 3 & 4 W. IV.c. 79.–An Act to provide for the more impartial Trial of

Offences in certain Cases in Ireland.

890

[ No. VI. ] 4 & 5 W. IV. c. 26.–An Act to abolish the Practice of Hanging the

Bodies of Criminals in Chains.

891

[ No. VII. ] 4 & 5 W.IV.c. 27.–An Act for the bettet Administration of Justice

in certain Boroughs and Franchises.

892

[ No. VIII

. ] 4 & 5 W. IV. c. 67.–An Act for abolishing Capital Punishment in

case of returning from Transportation.

893

[ No. IX. ] 5 W. IV. c. 1.–An Act to explain an Act of the First Year of His

present Majesty, for the more effectual Administration of Justice in England and

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[ No. X. ] 5 & 6 W. IV. c. 33.–An Act for preventing the vexatious removal of

Indictinents into the Court of King's Bench; and for extending the Provisions of
an Act of the Fifth Year of King William and Queen Mary, for preventing Delays
at the Quarter Sessions of the Peace, to other Indictments; and for extending the
provisions of an Act of the Seventh Year of King George the Fourth, as to taking
Bail in Cases of Felony

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PART VI.-CLASS IV.;

Bastards.

| For the provisions of the 4 & 5 W. IV. c. 76. relating to Bastards, ste post, Part I'I.

Class XXVIII. title Poor. ]

Bread.

No. I. ] 2 W. IV.c.31. An Act to regulate the Paking Trade in Ireland. · 958

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PART VI.-CLASS IX.

Constables.

[ No. I. ] 1 & 2 W. IV. c. 41. An Act for amending the Laws relative to the Apo

pointment of Special Constables, and for the better Preservation of the Peace. 976

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