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c. 76. s.9. Forging the hand-writing of the treasurer of the ordnance, &c. to any draft, &c. on the Bank, 46 G. 3. c. 45. s. 9. Forging any contracts relating to the redemption of the land tax; 52 G. 3. c. 143. s. 6. Forging any certificate of a receipt given to or by the Commissioners for relief to the West India Islands; 2 & 3 W. 4. c. 125. s. 65., or to or by the Commissioners for relief to the Island of Dominica ; 5 & 6 W. 4 c. 51. s. 5. Forging any receipts for compensation-money to slave-owners, 5 & 6 W. 4. c. 45. s. 12. Forging any declaration, warrant, order, or other instrument, or any affidavit or affirmation, required to be made by the Commissioners for the Reduction of the National Debt, or any certificate or order of their officers; 32G.3. c. 55. s. 9. Forging certificates, assignments, powers, or authorities, to enable any person to receive any wages, pay, half-pay, prize-money, bounty money, or other allowance of money due, or supposed to be due, to officers in the navy or marines; forging the purser's or other certificate to a bill of exchange; forging a receipt for wages payable under allotment, for services on board the queen's ships; forging the name or hand-writing

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of an officer of the navy or marines to a receipt for half-pay ; or the name or hand-writing of any widow, to a receipt for any pension; or the name or handwriting of any person, to any receipt for an allowance from the compassionate fund of the navy ; 11 G. 4. & 1 W. 4. c. 20. ss. 83. 88. Forging the name or hand-writing of any receiver or comptroller of the customs, or their agents, to any draft, &c. for receiving money at the Bank of England on account of the receiver-general, which, by the 3 & 4 W. 4. c. 51. s. 27., was subjected to transportation for life, is now repealed, as to the punishment, by the 7 W. 4. & 1 V. c. 84 ss. 2, 3.

The following are the other cases of felonious forgery :

Forging the attestation of a power of Transportation for attorney. 11 G. 4. & 1. W. 4. c. 66. seven years; or impriss. 8. 26.

sonment for any term

than two years, nor less than one year, with or without hard labour, and with or without solitary confinement. 11 G. 4. & 1 W. 4. c. 66. ss. 8. 26.

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Clerks of the Bank of England, or the South Sea Company, making out dividend warrants for more or less than

Same sentence as the preceding. i W. 4. c. 66. ss. 9. 26.

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or

is due. 11 G. 4. & 1 W. 4. c. 66. ss. 9. 26.

Purchasing or receiving, or having Transportation for in custody or possession, forged bank fourteen years. 11 G. 4. notes, &c.

11 G. 4. & 1 w. 4. c. 66. & 1 W. 4. c. 66. s. 12. s. 12.

Knowingly and wilfully inserting, or Transportation for causing or permitting to be inserted, in life, or for any term not

less than seven years ; the copy of a register directed to be

or imprisonment for transmitted to the registrar of the dio

any term not exceeding cese, a false entry relating to baptism, two years, nor less than marriage, or burial ; or forging or alter- one year,

with ing, or uttering, knowing the same to be without hard labour, forged or altered, the copy of any such

and with or without register; or knowingly or wilfully sign- 11 G. 4. & 1 W. 4.

solitary confinement. ing or verifying the copy of any such c. 66. ss. 22. 26. register, which copy shall be false in any part. 11 G. 4. & 1 W. 4. C. 66. ss. 22. 26.

This enactment appears to be repealed by the 6 & 7 W. 4. c. 86., as far as relates to copies of marriageregisters. Forgeries regarding the registry of

Transportation for lands in Yorkshire or Middlesex. 2 & any term not more than

fourteen, nor less than 3 Anne, c. 4. s.19.; 5 Anne, c. 18. s. 8.;

seven years; or impri6 Anne, c. 35. s. 26.; 7 Anne, c. 20. sonment for any term s. 15. ; 8 G. 6.

exceeding three years, nor less than one year, with or without hard labour, and with or without solitary con

2. C.

S. 31.

not

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11 G. 4. &

1W. 4. c. 66. ss. 23. 26. Uttering a false certificate of a previous Transportation for conviction. 7 & 8 G.4. c. 28. ss. 9.11.

seven years, or imprisonment for any term not exceeding

two years, with or without hard labour and solitary confinement, and whipping, if a male, once, twice, or thrice, publicly or privately. 7 &

8 G. 4. c. 28. ss. 9.11. Uttering or certifying a false certifi- Transportation for cate of a previous conviction for an of- any term not more than

fourteen nor less than fence against the 2 W. 4. c. 34. s. 19.

seven years; or imprisonment for any term not exceeding two years, with or without hard labour, and with or without solitary confinement; and, if a male, to be once, twice,

thrice publicly or privately whipped.

2 W. 4. c. 34. ss. 9. 19. Forging declarations of return of in- Transportation for surance, for the second and every subse- seven years. 54 G. 3.

c. 133. S. 10. quent offence.

54 G. 3. c. 133. s. 10. Forging the signature of the parish

Transportation for minister to the certificate, to obtain pro- any term not more than bate of a seaman's will, or administra- fourteen years, nor less tion to him. 11 G. 4. & 1 W. 4. c. 20. than seven years; or ss. 86, 87.

imprisonment for any term not exceeding

or

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ss. 86, 87. Forging quarantine certificates. 6G. 4. Transportation for c. 78. s. 25.

seven years; or imprisonment for any term not exceeding two years, with or with. out hard labour, and with or without solitary confinement. 6 G. 4. c. 78. s. 25.; 7 & 8 G.4.

c. 28. ss. 8, 9. Forging certificates, or other instru- Transportation not ments relating to the act for the abolition exceeding fourteen of the slave trade. 5 G. 4. c. 113. years ; or imprison

ment with hard labour, s. 10.

for a term not exceeding five nor less than

5 G. 4.

c. 113. s. 10. Forgeries relative to the stamps used Transportation for by the Goldsmiths' Company on gold fourteen years. 13 G. 3. and silver plate.

c. 59. s. 2, Making, or having any frame, &c. for

Transportation for the making of paper with the words fourteen years. 11 G. 4. “Bank of England” visible on the sub- & 1 W. 4. c. 66. s. 13. stance; or making paper with curved or waving bar or wire lines, &c.; or making, &c., or setting, &c., such paper, &c. 11 G. 4. & 1 W. 4. c. 66. s. 31.

three years.

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