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and for the more speedy bringing the offenders to justice; and for continuing two clauses, to prevent the cutting or breaking down the bank of any river or sea bank, and to prevent the malicious cutting of hopbinds, contained in an act passed in the sixth year of his present Majesty's reign ; and for the more electual punishment of persons removing any materials used for securing marsh or sea walls or banks, and of persons maliciously setting on fire any mine, pit, or delph of coal or cannel coal, and of persons unlawfully hunting or taking any red or fallow deer in forests or chases, or beating or wounding keepers or other officers in forests, chases, or parks; and for more effectually securing the breed of wild fowl,” except so much thereof as relates to wild fowl; and so much of an act passed in the eleventh year of the same reign, intituled “ An act for punishing such persons as shall do injuries and violences 11 G. 2. c. 22. to the persons or properties of his Majesty's subjects, with intent to hinder

s. 5. to the the exportation of corn,” as relates to the liability of the inhabitants of hun- end. dreds; and an act passed in the thirteenth year of the same reigo, intituled “An

13 G. 2. c. 21. act for further and more effectually preventing the wilful and malicious destruction of collieries and coal works;” and an act passed in the fourteenth year of the same reign, intitled "An act to render the laws more effectual for 14 G. 2. c. 6. the preventing the stealing and destroying of sheep and other cattle;" and an act passed in the fifteenth year of the same reign, intituled “ An act to explain 15 G. 2. c. 34. an act made in the fourteenth year of the reign of his present Majesty, intituled. An act to render the laws more effectual for preventing the stealing and destroying of sheep and other cattle;' and an act passed in the twentysecond year of the same reign, intituled “ An act for remedying inconveniences 22 G. 2. c. 24. which may happen by proceedings in actions on the statute of hue and cry;" and so much of an act passed in the same year, for (among other purposes) ascer- 22. G. 2. c. 46. taining the method of levying writs of execution against the inhabitants of s. 34. hundreds, as relates to such writs and the proceedings thereupon; and an act passed in the twenty-fourth year of the same reign, intituled, “ An act 24 G. 2. c. 45. for the more effectual preventing of robberies and thefts upon any navigable rivers, ports of entry or discharge, wharfs and keys adjacent;" and an act passed in the twenty-fifth year of the same reign, intituled “ An act for 25 G. 2. c. 10. the more effectual securing mines of black lead from theft and robbery;" and so much of an act passed in the same year, intituled “ An act for the better 25 G. 2. c. 36. preventing thefts and robberies, and for regulating places of public entertain- s. 1. ment, and punishing persons keeping disorderly houses," as relates to the advertisements therein prohibited; and so much of an act passed in the twenty-sixth year of the same reign, intituled “ An act for enforcing the laws 26 G.2.c. 19. against persons who shall steal or detain shipwrecked goods, and for the relief s. 1, 2, 3, 4, 8. of persons suffering losses thereby," as relates to any of the felonies therein mentioned, and to search warrants, and to property belonging to any vessel lost, stranded, or cast on shore, being found in any place, or in the possession of any person, and to any person offering or expossing to sale any such property, as therein respectively mentioned ; and so much of an act passed in the 28 G. 2. c. 19. twenty-eight year of the same reign, for (among other purposes) preventing 8.3. the burning or destroying of goss, furze, or fern in forests or chases, as relates to persons burning or destroying the same; and an act passed in the twentyDinth year of the same reign, intituled “ An act for more effectually dis- 29 G. 2. c. 30. couraging and preventing the stealing, and the buying and receiving stolen lead, iron, copper, brass, bell-metal, and solder, and for more effectually bringing the offenders to justice;' and so much of an act passed in the same year, intituled “ An act for inclosing, by the mutual consent of the lords and

29 G. 2. c. 36. tenants, part of any common, for the purpose of planting and preserving s. 6, 7, 8, 9. trees fit for timber or underwood, and for more effectually preventing the unlawful destruction of trees," as relates to the remedy for the recovery of damages against the inhabitants of the adjoining parishes, towns, hamlets, villages, or places, and to the punishment of the several offences relating to trees, and to the explanation respecting the three acts of King George the first, as therein respectively mentioned : and so much of an act passed in the thirtieth year of the same reign, intituled “ An act for the more effectual punishment 30 G. 2. c. 24. of persons who shall attain or attempt to attain possession of goods or money s.l. by false or untrue pretences; for preventing the unlawful pawning of goods; for the easy redemption of goods pawned; and for preventing gaming in public houses by journeymen, labourers, servants, and apprentices,” as relates to obtaining by false pretence or pretences any property as therein mentioned ;

31 G. 2. c. 35. and an act passed in the thirty-first year of the same reign, intituled “ An act

to continue several laws therein mentioned, for granting a liberty to carry sugars of the growth, produce, or manufacture of any of his Majesty's sugar Colonies in America, from the said Colonies directly into foreign parts, in ships built in Great Britain and navigated according to law; for the preventing the committing of frauds by bankrupts; for giving further encouragement for the importation of naval stores from the British Colonies in America; and for preventing frauds and abuses in the admeasurement of coals in the city and liberty of Westminster ; and for preventing the stealing or destroying

of madder roots ;” and an act passed in the second year of the reign of King 2 G. 3, c. 29. George the third, intituled “ An act to amend so much of an act made in the

first year of the reign of King James the First, intituled • An act for the better execution of the intent and meaning of former statutes made against shooting in guns, and for the preservation of the game of pheasants and partridges, and against the destroying of hares with hare pipes, and tracing hares in the snow,' as relates to the preservation of house doves and pigeons, by making the manner of convicting such person or persons as shall offend there

in more easy and expeditious;" and an act passed in the fourth year of the 4 G. 3. c. 12. reign of King George the Third, intituled * An act to continue several laws

for the better regulation of pilots for the conducting of ships and vessels from Dover, Deal, and the isle of Thanet, up the rivers of Thames, and Medway; relating to the landing of rum or spirits of the British sugar plantations before the duties of excise are paid thereon; and to the further punishment of persons going armed or disguised in defiance of the laws of customs or excise ; and to the relief of the oflicers of the customs in informations upon seizures; and for granting a liberty to carry sugars, of the growth, produce, or manufacture of any of his Majesty's sugar colonies, directly into foreign parts, in ships built in Great Britain and navigated according to law; and for punishing persons who shall damage or destroy any banks, floodgates, sluices, or

other works belonging to the rivers and streams made navigable by act of 4G, 3. c. 31. parliament;” and an act passed in the same year, intituled “ An act to indem

nify such persons as have omitted to qualify themselves for offices and employments, and to indemnify justices of the peace, deputy Lieutenants, and officers of the Militia, or others, who have omitted to register or deliver in their qualifications within the time limited by law, and for giving further time for those purposes; and to indemnify members and officers in cities, corporations, and borough towns, whose admissions have been omitted to be stamped according to the several acts of parliament now in force for that pur. pose, or having been stamped have been lost or mislaid, and for allowing them time to provide admissions duly stamped ; and to prevent the destruc

tion of trees and underwoods growing in forests and chases; and an act passed 5 G. 3. c. 14.

in the fifth year of the same reign, intituled “ An act for the more effectual preservation of fish in fish ponds and other waters, and conies in warrens, and for preventing the damage done to sea bauks within the county of Lincoln

by the breeding conies therein; and an act passed in the sixth year of the 6 G. 3. c. 36. same reign, intituled “ An act for encouragiog the cultivation, and for the

better preservation of trees, roots, plants, avd shrubs;” and another act 6 G. 3. c. 48.

passed in the same year, intituled “ An act for the better preservation of timber trees, and of woods and underwoods, and for the further preservation of

roots, shrubs, and plants ;” and an act passed in the ninth year of the same 9 G. 3. c. 29.

reign, intituled “ An act for the more effectual punishment of such persons as shall demolish or pull down, burn, or otherwise destroy or spoil any mill or mills, and for preventing the destroying or damaging of Engines for draining collieries and mines, or bridges, waggonways, or other things used in conveying coals, lead, tin, or other minerals from mines, or fences for inclosing

lands in pursuance of acts of parliament; and an act passed in the same year, 9 G. 3. c. 41. intituled " An act for better securing the duties of customs upon certain

goods removed from the out ports and other places to London; for regulating the fees of officers of his majesty's customs in the province of Senegambia in Africa; for allowing to the receivers general of the Duties on offices and employments in Scotland, a proper compensation for their trouble and expences ; for the better preservation of hollies, thorns, and quicksets in forests, chases, and private grounds, and of trees and underwoods in forests and chases; and for authorising the exportation of a limited gnantity of an inferior sort of barley called bigg, from the port of Kirkwall in the islands of

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Orkney, and an act passed in the tenth year of the same reign, intituled ** An act for preventing the stealing of dogs ;” and another act passed in 10 G. 3. c. 18. the same year, intituled “ An act for making the receiving of stolen jewels, 10 G 3. c. 48. and gold and silver plate, in the case of burglary and highway robbery, more penal; and so much of an act passed in the thirteenth year of the same reigo, intituled “ An act for the more effectual execution of criminal laws 13 G. 3. c. 31. in the two parts of the United Kingdom," as relates to the prosecution and s. 4, 5. punishment of persons for theft or larceny, and for receiving or having any stolen properly as therein mentioned ; and an act passed in the same year, intituled " An act for repealing so much of an act made in the twenty- 13 G. 3. c. 32. third year of his late majesty King George the Second, as relates to the preventing the stealing or destroying of turnips; and for the more effectually preventing the stealing or destroying of turnips, potatoes, cabbages, parsnips, pease, and carrots ;” and another act passed in the same thirteenth year, intituled " An act to extend the provisions of an act made in the sixth year of 13 G. 3. c. 33. his present Majesty's reign, intituled . An act for the better preservation of

timber trees, and of woods and underwoods, and for the further preservation • of rools, shrubs, and plants,' to poplar, alder, maple, larch, and hornbeam;" and an act passed in the sixteenth year of the same reign, intituled “ An act

16 G. 3. c. 30. more effeclually to prevent the stealing of deer, and to repeal several former statutes made for the like purpose;" and the whole of an act passed in the pineteenth year of the same reign, intituled “ An act to explain and 19 G. 3. c.71. anend the laws relating to the transportation, imprisonment, and other pu- except s. 70. nishment of certain offenders," except so much thereof as relates to the judges lodgings; and an act passed in the twenty-first year of the same reign, intituled " An act to explain and amend an act made in the fourth 21 G. 3.c.68. Fear of the reign of his late Majesty, King George the Second, intituled * An act for the more effectual punishing stealers of lead and iron bars fixed

in bouses, or any fences belonging thereunto ;' and another act passed in the sanie twenty-first year, intituled “ An act to explain and amend an 21 G. 3. c. 69. act made in the twenty-ninth year of the reign of his late Majesty King George the Second, intituled An act for more effectually dis*couraging and preventing the stealing, and the buying and receiving

of stolen lead, iron, copper, brass, bell-metal, and solder, and for more effectually bringing the offenders to justice;'” and an act passed in the twenty-second year of the reign of King George the Third, intituled “ An act for the more easy discovery and effectual punishment of 22 G. 3. c.58. busers and receivers of stolen goods;" and an act passed in the thirty-first Year of the same reign, intituled " An act to render persons convicted of pelty

31 G. 3. c. 33. Larceny competent witnesses ;” and an act passed in the same year, intituled * Ao act for better protecting the several oyster fisheries within this king- 31 G. 3. c. 51. dom;" and so much of an act passed in the thirty-third year of the same reign, intituled An act for better preventing offences in obstructing, destroying, or 33 G. 3. c. 67. damaging ships or other vessels, and in obstructing seamen, keelmen, casiers,

s. 3,6. and ship carpenters, from pursuing their lawful occupations," as relates to persons who shall wilfully and maliciously set fire to, or destroy or damage otherwise than by fire, any ship, keel, or other vessel; and so much of an act passed in the thirty-sixth year of the same reign, intituled " An act to prevent ob- 36 G. 3. c.9. structions to the free passage of grain within the kingdom," as relates to the

s.3. to the end. liability of the inhabitants of hundreds; and an act passed in the thirty-ninth year of the same reign, intituled " An act to protect masters against embezzle- 39 G. 3. c. 85. ments by their clerks or servants ;” and so much of an act passed in the thirtyninth and fortieth years of the same reign, intituled

6 An act for the security 39 & 40 G.3. of collieries and mines, and for the better regulation of colliers and miners, c.77.8. 1,5. as declares what persons shall be deemed and adjudged to be guilty of a nis. demeanor, and as relates to any person who shall steal or take away, or break, destroy, damage, or embezzle, any article not exceeding the value of five shillings as therein mentioned, or shall break, destroy, or damage any waggon, cart, or other carriage as therein mentioned ; and an act passed in the fortyfirst year of the same reign, intituled “An act for the indemnifying of persons 41 G. 3. c. 24. injured by the forcible pulling down and demolishing of mills, or of works (U. K.) thereunto belonging, by persons unlawfully and riotously assembled ;” and an act passed in the forty-second year of the same reign, intituled “ An act to 42 g. 3. c. 67. extend the provisions of an act made in the thirteenth year of the reign of his present Majesty, intituled 'An act for repealing so much of an act made ia

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the twenty-third year of his late Majesty King George the Second, as relates
to the preventing the stealing or destroying of turnips, and for the more ef-
fectually preventing the stealing or destroying of turnips, potatoes, cabbages,
parsnips, pease, and carrots,' to certain other field crops, and to orchards; and

for amending the said act ;” and an act passed in the same forty-second year, 42 G. 3. c. 107. intituled “ An act more effectually to prevent the stealing of deer;" and so 43 G.3. c. 58. much of an act passed in the forty-third year of the same reign, intituled “ An Part of s.l. act for the further prevention of malicious shooting, and attempting to dis

charge loaded fire arms, stabbing, cutting, wounding, poisoning, and the ma-
licious using of means to procure the miscarriage of women ; and also the
malicious setting fire to buildings; and also for repealing a certain act made
in England in the twenty-first year of the late King James the First, intituled
* An act to prevent the destroying and murdering of bastard children ;' and
also an act made in Ireland in the sixth year of the reign of the late Queen
Anne, also intituled “ An act to prevent the destroying and murdering of bas-
tard children ;' and for making other provisions in lieu thereof,” as relates to

the setting fire to any of the buildings therein enumerated ; and the whole of 436.3. c. 113. an act passed in the same forty-third year, intituled “ An act for the more except s. 6.

effectually providing for the punishment of offences in wilfully casting away,
burning, or destroying ships or vessels; and for the more convenient trial of ac-
cessories in felonies; and for extending the powers of an act made in the thirty-
third year of the reign of King Henry the Eighth, as far as relates to murders,
to accessories to murders, and to manslaughters,” except so much thereof as spe-
cially relates to accessories before the fact in murder, and to manslaughter; and

so much of an act passed in the forty-fourth year of King George the Third, 44 G. 3. c. 92. intituled “ An act to render more easy the apprehending and bringing to trial s. 7,8.

offenders escaping from one part of the United Kingdom to the other, and also
from one county to another," as relates to the prosecution and punishment of
persons for theft or larceny, and for receiving or having any stolen property, as

therein mentioned; and an act passed in the forty-fifth year of the same reigo, 45 G. 3. c. 66. intituled “ An act to prevent in Great Britain the illegally carrying away bark;

and for amending two acts passed in the sixth and ninth years of his present
Majesty's reign, for the preservation of timber trees, underwoods, roots, shrubs,

plants, hollies, thorns, and quicksets ;” and an act passed in the forty-eighth 48 G. 3. c. 129. year of the same reign, intituled “ An act to repeal so much of an act passed

in the eighth year of the reign of Queen Elizabeth, intituled • An act to take
away the benefit of clergy from certain offenders for felony,' as takes away
the benefit of clergy from persons stealing privily from the person of another;

and for more effectually preventing the crime of larceny from the person;" 48 G. 3. c. 144. and an act passed in the same forty-eighth year, intituled “ An act for the

more effectual protection of oyster fisheries and the brood of oysters in

England ;" and an act passed in the fifty-first year of the same reign, intituled 51 G.3. c. 41. “ An act to repeal so much of an act passed in the eighteenth year of the

reign of King George the Second, intituled · An act for the more effectually
preventing the stealing of linen, fustian, and cotton goods and wares, in build-
ings, fields, grounds, and other places used for printing, whitening, bleaching,
or dyeing the same,' as takes away the benefit of clergy from persons stealing

cloth in places therein mentioned ; and for more effectually preventing such 51 G. 3. c. 120. felonies;" and an act passed in the same fifty-first year, intituled “An act to

amend au act of the forty-seventh year of his present Majesty, for more effec

tually preventing the stealing of deer;" and an act passed in the fifty-second 52 G. 3. c.63. year of the same reign, intituled “ An act for more effectually preventing the

embezzlement of securities for money and other effects left or deposited for
safe custody, or other special purpose, in the hands of bankers, merchants,

brokers, attornies, or other agents; and an act passed in the same year, inti52 G. 3. c. 64. tuled “ An act for extending the provisions of an act of the thirtieth year

of King George the Second, against persons obtaining money by false pretences,

to persons so obtaining bonds and other securities ;” and another act passed in 52 G. 3. c. 130. the same fifty-second year, intituled “An act for the more effectual punish

ment of persons destroying the properties of his Majesty's subjects, and en-
abling the owners of such properties to recover damages for the injury sus-

tained ;” and so much of an act passed in the fifty-third year of the same 53 G. 3. c. 162. reign, intituled “ An act to repeal a certain provision respecting persons con

victed of felony without benefit of clergy, contained in an act made in the
fifty-second year of the reign of his present Majesty, for the erection of a

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penitentiary house for the confinement of persons convicted within the city of London and county of Middlesex, and for making other provisions in lieu thereof," as relates to the punishment of larceny; and an act passed in the fifty-sixth year of the same reign, intituled “ An act for the more effectual 56 G. 3. c. 125. punishment of persons riotously destroying or damaging buildings, engines, and machinery used in and about collieries and other mines, waggonways, bridges, and other works used in conveying and shipping coals and other minerals; and for enabling the owners of such property to recover damages for the injury sustained ;” and so much of an act passed in the fifty-seventh year of the same reign, intituled “ An act for the more effectually preventing sedi- 57 G.3. c. 19. tious meetings and assemblies,” as relates to the liability of the inhabitants of s. 38. the city, town, or hundred, to yield compensation to the party injured, as therein mentioned ; and an act passed in the first year of the reign of his present Majesty, intituled " An act for the summary punishment, in certain cases, 1 G. 4. c.56. of persons wilfully or maliciously damaging or committing trespasses on pub. lic or private property;" and the whole of an act passed in the same year, intituled “ An act to repeal so much of the several acts passed in the thirty- 1 G. 4.c. 115. pinth year of the reign of Elizabeth, the fourth of George the First, the fifth and eighth of George the second, as ipflicts capital punishment on certain offences therein specified, and to provide more suitable and effectual punishment for such offences,” except so much thereof as relates to the offences made capital by the said act of Queen Elizabeth ; and another act passed in the same year of the present reign, intituled “ An act to repeal so much of an 16. 4.c. 117. act passed in the tenth and eleventh years of King William the Third, intituled * An act for the better apprehending, prosecuting, and punishing of felons that commit burglary, house-breaking, or robbery in shops, warehouses, coachhouses, or stables, or that steal horses,' as takes away the benefit of clergy from persons privately stealing, in any shop, warehouse, coach-house, or stable, any goods, wares, or merchandizes of the value of five shillings; and for more effectually preventing the crime of stealing privately in shops, warehouses, coach-houses, or stables ;” and an act passed in the third year of the present reigo, intituled “ An act for extending the laws against receivers of stolen 3 G. 4. c. 24. goods to receivers of stolen bonds, bank notes, and other securities for money;" and av act passed in the same year, intituled “An act for altering 3 G. 4. c. 33. and amending several acts passed in the first and ninth years of the reign of King George the First, and in the forty-first, fifty-second, fifty-sixth, and fiftyseventh years of the reign of his late Majesty King George the Third, so far as the same relate to the recovery of damages committed by riotous and tumultuous assemblies, and unlawful and malicious offenders; and the whole of an act passed in the same year of the present reign, intituled “ An act for the fur- 3 G. 4. c. 38. ther and more adequate punishment of persons convicted of manslaughter, and of servants convicted of robbing their masters, and of accessories before the fact to grand larceny, and certain other felonies,” except so far as relates to manslaughter; and so much of another act passed in the same year, intituled " An act to provide for the more effectual punishment of certain offences, 3 G. 4.c. 114, by imprisonment with hard labour," as relates to the punishment for receiving stolen goods, and for obtaining any property as therein mentioned by false pretences; and so much of an act passed in the same year, intituled “ An act 3 G. 4. c, 126, to amend the general laws now in beiog for regulating turnpike roads in that s. 128. part of Great Britain called England," as creates any felony; and the whole of an act passed in the fourth year of the present reign, intituled “ An act for 4 G. 4. c. 46. repealing the capital punishments inflicted by several acts of the sixth and twenty-seventh years of King George the Second, and of the third, fourth, and twenty-second years of King George the Third, and for providing other punishments in lieu thereof, and in lieu of the punishment of frame-breaking under an act of the twenty-eighth year of the same reigo,” except so far as relates to the felonies created by the acts of the twenty-seventh year of King George the Second, and of the third year of King George the Third therein recited ; and the whole of an act passed in the same year of the present reign, intituled “ An act for extending the benefit of clergy to several larcenies 4 G. 4. c. 53. therein mentioned,” except so far as relates to any person convicted of stealing or embezzling his Majesty's ammunition, sails, cordage, or naval or military stores, or of beiog accessory to any such offence; and the whole of an act passed in the same year, intituled An act for allowing the benefit of clergy 4 G. 4. c.54. to persons convicted of certain felonies under two acts of the ninth year of

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