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No baker shall bake any bread, rolls, or cakes, on Sunday, excepting between the hours of ten in the forenoon and half past one in the afternoon; or sell any bread, &c. on that day; nor shall any baker bake or deliver any meat or pudding, or other victuals, after half past one in the afternoon of that day; or receive any meat, &c. during the hours of divine service into his house for the purpose of baking. P. for the first offence, not exceeding 5s.; for the second offence, not exceeding 10s.; for every subsequent offence, not exceeding 15s.; and costs. 1 J. 1 W. R. by distress, if not paid in three days; or commitment to the house of correction, for the first offence not exceeding seven days; for the second, fourteen; for the third, twenty-one; or until paid. A. such part to the informer as the justice shall direct, the residue to 50 Geo. 3. c. 73. s. 3.

the poor.

Selling bread of a different quality from that allowed by the assize, P. from 20s. to 40s. 1 W. 1J. 31 Geo. 2. c. 29. s. 23. Sed vide 41 Geo. 3. c. 12.

Making, selling, or exposing to sale, bread of improper ingredients, P. from 40s. to 10l. or commitment to the house of correction, from ten days to one calendar month. 1J. 1 W. Servant or journeyman so convicted, P. from 20s. to 5l. or commitment as above. The convicting magistrate may, if he pleases, cause the offender's name, place of abode, and offence, to be inserted in the newspapers. Ibid. s. 21.

Adulterating corn or flour, P. 40s. to 5l. Ibid. s. 22.
Mixing adulterated and good meal, P. same.

Ibid. s. 23.

Where any 6d. 12d. and 1s. 6d. loaves shall be allowed, no peck, half-peck, or quarter-of-a-peck loaves shall be allowed. P. from 20s. to 40s. Ibid. s. 11.

Buyer or seller of corn, &c. refusing, on request of persons appointed to make returns, to declare the price of corn, &c. or giving a false price, P. from 40s. to 107. Ibid. s. 18.

Selling for a greater price than allowed by the assize, P. 10s. to 40s. J. 1. Ibid. s. 26.

Every loaf of wheaten bread of an inferior quality to the assize flour to be marked with a large Roman H, and every loaf of mixed bread with a large Roman X. 41 Geo. 3. c. 12. s. 13.

Bread inferior to wheaten shall not be price than household, P. 20s. 1 W. 1 J.

s. 27.

sold for a higher

32 Geo. 2. c. 29.

Every peck loaf shall weigh 17 lb. 6 oz.; half-peck, 8 lb. 11 oz.; quarter-peck, 4 lb. 5 oz.; half-quarter-peck, 2 lb. 2 oz. P. 10s. to 40s. 39, 40 Geo. 3. c. 74. s. 4.

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Houses, mills, shops, &c. on information on oath, J. 1. W. 1. may be searched for adulterated meal, which shall be seized; and if adjudged by the magistrate to be adulterate, shall be disposed of at his discretion. 31 Geo. 2. c. 29. s. 29.

Having unlawful ingredients in possession. J. 1. W. 1. P. 40s. to 10l. And the name of the offender, &c. may be published in the newspapers. Ibid. s. 30.

Obstructing such search, P. 20s. to 5l. J. 1. W. 1. Ibid.

s. 31.

No justice, being a miller, mealman, or baker, or concerned as such, can act in these cases. P. 50l. R. action, Ibid. s. 32.

Baker convicted under this act, and who has paid the forfeiture, proving on oath before one justice, that the offence was owing to the wilful neglect of his servant or journeyman; the justice shall direct the servant or journeyman to make such recompense in money, as he shall deem sufficient; and in default, commit for one calendar month, or till it is paid. Ibid. s. 33.

One justice may hear and determine offences against 31 Geo. 2. c. 29. and summon the party accused; and if he does not appear, may issue his warrant to apprehend him, and if he cannot be found, shall proceed to examine witnesses on both sides; if he is convicted, and the penalty not paid in twenty-four hours, may levy by distress; and if the

effects are carried into another jurisdiction, the warrant of distress may be indorsed. For want of distress, commitment for one calendar month, or till the penalty is paid. Ibid. s. 34.

Witness summoned not appearing, or refusing to be examined on oath, P. commitment from three to fourteen days. Ibid. s. 35.

Clerk of the market, and weigher, &c. neglecting to obey the act; or constable refusing or neglecting to execute the warrant of a justice to enforce it; P. from 20s. to 5l. J. 1. Ibid. s. 17.

All penalties under stat. 31 Geo. 2. c. 29, go to the informer. Ibid. s. 34.

The penalties under 32 Geo. 2. c. 18, not particularly disposed of, go half to the informer, and half is at the discretion of the justice, for the better carrying on of the act. 32 Geo. 2. c. 18. s. 2.

Appeal to the sessions.

Prosecutions under 31 Geo. 2. c. 29, to be commenced within three days after the offence is committed. 31 Geo. 2.

c. 29. s. 42.

Where no assize is set.-Assize and priced bread not to be made at the same time, in the same place, P. from 10s. to 40s. Appeal to sessions. 1. W. 1. J. 59 Geo. 3. c. 36. s. 3.

14. 19. 24.

Bakers not to use alum, &c. in making of bread for sale. P. (not exceeding) 57. (by the 1 and 2 Geo. 4. c. 50. s. 3. from 51. to 201.) in default of payment commitment to house of correction for (not exceeding) six calendar months, (by the 1 and 2 Geo. 4. c. 50. s. 4. not exceeding twelve nor less than three calendar months.) Appeal, 1J. 1 W. 59 Geo. 3. c. 36. S. 4. 1 and 2 Geo. 4. c. 50. s. 3, 4.

Adulterating corn, meal or flour, whether at the time of grinding, dressing, or bolting, &c. or of selling the meal or flour of one sort of grain for another sort, P. every offence

(not exceeding) 57. (by 1 and 2 Geo. 4. c. 50. s. 5. not exceeding 20l. nor less than 57.) Appeal. 1 J. 1 W. 59 Geo. 3. c. 36. s. 5.

Loaves made of the meal or flour of any other grain than of wheat, not marked with the letter M. P. from 10s. to 40s. for every loaf not marked (by 1 and 2 Geo. 4. c. 50. s. 6. from 10s. to 40s.) Appeal. 1 J. 1 W. Ibid. s. 6.

Justices of the peace or officers by their warrants may search baker's premises, and if any adulterated flour, bread, &c. be found, justice may seize and dispose of same. 1 and 2 Geo. 4. c. 50. s. 7.

Penalty on bakers with whom ingredients for adulterating bread, &c. shall be found, not exceeding 57. in default of payment commitment for not exceeding six calendar months, (by 1 and 2 Geo. 4. c. 50. s. 8. from 51. to 201. or in default of payment commitment from three to twelve calendar months.) 59 Geo. 3. c. 36. s. 8.

Obstructing any such search, &c. P. from 20s. to 40s. (by 1 and 2 Geo. 4. c. 50. s. 9. from 50s. to 51.) Appeal. Ibid.

s. 9.

Bakers selling bread on Sundays (except to travellers, &c.) or baking or delivering any meat, &c. after half past one on that day, or otherwise exercising their trade, P. for first offence 5s.; second 10s.; for the third and every other offence 20s.; and costs. R. distress or commitment to house of correction for first offence not exceeding fourteen days, for every other not exceeding twenty-one days, unless penalty and costs sooner paid. Ibid. s. 12. 1 and 2 Geo. 4. c. 50.

s. 11.

No miller, mealman, or baker, to act as justice in the execution of this act. P. 50l. R. by action. Ibid. s. 13. 1 and 2 Geo. 4. c. 50. s. 12.

Bakers not having scales and weights, or refusing to weigh bread, P. from 20s. to 5l. Appeal. 1 and 2 Geo. 4. c. 50.

s. 18.

Witnesses summoned, not appearing, or refusing to be examined, P. commitment from three to fourteen days. 59 Geo. 3. c. 36. s. 15.

For the form of conviction, see Ibid. s. 17. 1 and 2 Geo. 4. c. 50. s. 16.

Actions against justices, &c. to be commenced within six months. 59 Geo. 3. c. 36. s. 21. 1 and 2 Geo. 4. c. 50. s. 20.

BRICKS AND TILES.

TILES shall be well made, whitened, and annealed; and every plain tile shall be 10 inches long, 64 inches broad, and 5 half-quarters of an inch thick; every roof-tile shall be 13 inches long, and 5 half-quarters of an inch thick; every gutter-tile shall be 10 inches long. P. on deficiency for every 1000 plain tiles, 5s.; for every 100 roof tiles, 6s. 8d.; for every 100 gutter tiles, 2s. R. by distress. J. 1. W. 1. Justice may summon persons of experience to search and examine the tiles. Searcher to have of the tile-maker, 1d. for every 1000 plain tiles searched; d. for every 100 roof tiles; and d. for every 100 gutter tiles. Searcher neglecting his duty, P. 10s. J. 1. 17 Ed. 4. c. 4. Bricks, made for sale, thick, and 4 inches wide. 9 inches wide, and

shall be 81⁄2 inches long, 21⁄2 inches Pantiles shall be 131⁄2 inches long, inch thick. P. 20s. for every 1000 bricks, and 10s, for every 1000 pantiles. R. by distress. J. 1. For want of distress, commitment not above two calendar months, or till penalty and costs are paid. Appeal sessions, within four calendar months, and giving twenty-one days' notice. 17 Geo. 2. c. 24. s. 1. 2. 5. 8.

Information for penalties in respect of bricks and tiles must be made within one month after sale or delivery. Ibid. s. 7.

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