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Engraving on any plate, wood, stone, Transportation for or other material, any bank-note, &c.;

fourteen years. 11 G. 4.

& 1 W. 4. c. 66. s. 15. or blank bank-note, bill, &c.; or using and having possession of such plate, &c.; or uttering, or having paper upon which a blank bank-note, &c., shall be printed. 11 G. 4. & 1 W. 4. c. 66. s. 15.

Engraving on any plate, &c., any Transportation for word, number, figure, character, or or- fourteen years. 11 G. 4. nament, resembling any part of a bank- & 1 W. 4. c. 66. s. 16. note, &c.; or using, or having such plate, &c.; or uttering, or having any paper on which there shall be an impression of any word, &c. 11 G. 4. & 1 W. 4. c. 66. s. 16.

Making use of, or having possession Transportation for of any frame, &c., for the making of any term not exceeding

fourteen nor less than paper with the name or firm of any

seven years; or impriperson or persons, body corporate, or

sonment for any term company, carrying on business as bank

exceeding three ers, appearing on the substance; or years, nor less than one making, selling, &c., or having possession year, with or without

11 G. 4. & 1 W. 4. hard labour, and with c. 66. s. 17.

or without solitary confinement. 11 G. 4. &

1 W. 4. c. 66. ss. 17. 26. Engraving on any plate, &c. any bill Same sentence as the of exchange or promissory note of any preceding. 11 G. 4. & bankers, &c., any words resembling the 1 W. 4. c. 66. ss. !8. 26. subscription thereto, or using such plate, &c.; or selling or having any paper on which any part of such bill, &c.

not

of such paper.

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shall be printed. 11 G. 4. & 1 W. 4. c. 66. s. 18.

Engraving plates, &c. for foreign bills Same sentence as the or notes, or using or having such plates, preceding. 11 G. 4. &

1 W, 4, c. 66. ss. 19. 26, or uttering any paper on which any part of such bill, &c. may be printed. 11 G. 4. & 1 W. 4. c. 66. s. 19.

The 3 & 4 W. 4. c. 97. s. 12. makes Transportation for it felony to have knowingly and with life, or for any term not

less than seven years ; out lawful excuse any false, forged, or

or imprisonment for counterfeit die, plate, &c., resembling

any term not exceeding or intended to resemble any die, plate, four years, nor less than &c. provided under the direction of the two years. 3 & 4 W. 4. commissioners of stamps; or to have c. 97. s. 12. knowingly and without lawful excuse any falsely stamped vellum, parchment, or paper; or to fraudulently join a stamp torn from one instrument to another, or to erase from any stamped vellum, parchment, or paper any name, sum, or date, with intent to use any stamp impressed on such vellum, parchment, or paper, or to knowingly utter, sell, or expose to sale, or to have in possession, stamped vellum, paper, or parchment so erased as aforesaid.

By the 4th section of the 11 G. 4. & 1 W. 4. c. 66., where any person made punishable for forging, &c. any instrument or writing designated by a special name or description, which,

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however designated, is, in law, a will, testament, codicil, or testamentary writing, or a bill of exchange or promissory note, or an acceptance of a bill of exchange, or an undertaking, warrant,

, or order for the payment of money, within the meaning of that act, such person may be indicted under that act, and punished accordingly.

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

less than seven years; any register of baptisms, marriages, or

or imprisonment for burials, any false entry of any matter

any term not exceeding relating thereto; or forging or altering four nor less than two such entry; or uttering any writing as years, with or without and for a copy of such entry, knowing hard labour, and with such writing to be false, forged, or

or without solitary con

finement. 11 G. 4. & altered; or uttering any entry in such

1 W. 4. c. 66. s. 20. register knowing such entry to be false, forged, or altered; or uttering any copy of such entry knowing such entry to be false, forged, or altered; or wilfully destroying, &c., or permitting to be destroyed, &c., any such register or any part thereof; or forging or altering or uttering, knowing the same to be forged or altered, any licence of marriage ; 11 G. 4. & 1 W. 4. c. 66. s. 20.

This enactment appears to be incidentally repealed by the 430 section of the 6 & 7 W. 4. c. 86. as far as relates

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not

more

to the falsifying or destroying marriageregister books.

Wilfully destroying or injuring, or Transportation for causing to be destroyed or injured, any

seven years, or impriregister book (to be provided in pursu

sonment for any term

than two ance of the 6 & 7 W. 4. c. 86., an act

years, with or without for registering births, deaths, and mar- hard labour, and with riages in England), or any part or cer- or without solitary contified copy

of

any part thereof, or falsely finement. 6 & 7 'W. 4. making or counterfeiting, or causing to

c. 86. S. 43. be falsely made or counterfeited, any part of such book or certified copy thereof, or wilfully inserting, or causing to be inserted, in any register book or certified

any false entry of any birth, death, or marriage; or wilfully giving any false certificate, or certifying any writing to be a copy or extract of any register book, knowing the same register to be false or any part thereof; or forging or counterfeiting the seal of the Register Office ; 6 & 7 W. 4. c. 86. s. 43.

Persons belonging to or employed in Transportation bethe public Record Office certifying any yond the seas for life, writing as a true and authentic copy of or for any term not less

than seven years ; a record in the custody of the Master of

imprisonment for any the Rolls, knowing the same to be false

not exceeding in any material part; 1 & 2 V. c. 94. four years. 1 & 2 V. s. 19.

copy thereof

or

c. 94. s. 19.

term

not

two

SENTENCES. Counterfeiting the signature of any Same sentence as the assistant record-keeper for the purpose

preceding according to

the same enactment. of counterfeiting a certified copy of a record, or forging or counterfeiting the seal of the public Record Office; 1 & 2 V. c. 94. s. 19.

Forging the stamps on cambrics or Transportation for lawns, or importing from abroad or ex- seven years, or impriposing to sale any such articles with sonment for any term forged stamps; 4 G. 3. c. 37. s. 26.;

exceeding

years, with or without 52 G.3. c. 143. s. 1. Forging the stamp hard labour, and with or seal of the commissioners for manag- or without solitary coning the duties on silk; 13 G. 3. c. 56. finement; and, if a male, s. 5.; 52 G. 3. c. 143. s.1.; 7 & 8 G. 4. to be once, twice, or c. 23. ss. 8,9. Forging the hand of the thrice, publicly or priregistrar of the Court of Admiralty, or Court shall so think fit.

vately whipped, if the the bank, receipts for suitors' money ; 7 & 8 G. 4. c. 28. ss. 8. 53 G. 3. c. 151. s. 12.; 7 & 8 G. 4. & 9. c. 28. ss. 8, 9. Forging the stamps used for marking gold or silver plate by the “Guardians of the Standard of Wrought Plate in Birmingham ;” 5 G. 4. c. 52. s. 22. Forging the handwriting of the Commissioners of Woods and Forests, Land Revenues, Works, and Buildings ; 7 & 8 G. 4. c. 28. ss. 8, 9. ; 10 G. 4. c. 50. s. 124.; 2 & 3 W. 4. c. 1. s. 1. Forging (for the third time) the seals of the Dutch Bay Hall in Colchester; 12 Car. 2. c. 22. s. 4. 7 & 8. G. 4. c. 28. ss. 8, 9.

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