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nament: 7 & 8 G. 4. c. 29. S. 44. Coursing, hunting, snaring, or carrying away, or killing, or wounding, or attempting to kill or wound any deer in enclosed places; and coursing, hunting, snaring, or carrying away, or killing, or wounding, or attempting to kill or wound any deer, in unenclosed places, after a previous conviction, whether such second offence be of the same description as the first offence or not; 7 & 8 G. 4. c. 29. s. 26. Stealing oysters, or oyster brood from any oyster bed, &c., being the property of another, and sufficiently marked out, and known as such ; 7 & 8 G. 4. c. 29. s. 36. Any person stealing any chattel or fixture let to be used by him or her, in or with any house or lodging, whether the contract shall have been entered into by him or her, or by her husband, or by any person on behalf of him, or her, or her husband ; 7 & 8 G. 4. c. 29.

S. 45.

By the 7 & 8 G. 4. c. 29. s. 5. it is

Felony of the same made felony to steal any tally, order, nature, and in the same or other security whatsoever, entitling degree, and punishable

in the same manner, as or evidencing the title of any person, or

if the defendant had body corporate, to any share or interest

stolen

any chattel of in any public stock or fund, whether like value, with the of this kingdom or of Great Britain, or share, interest, or depo

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money due

on

of Ireland, or of any foreign state, or sit to which the security in any fund of any body corporate,

so stolen may relate, or

with the company or society, or to any deposit the security so stolen, in any savings' bank, or any debenture, or secured thereby, and deed, bond, bill, note, warrant, order, remaining unsatisfied, or other security whatsoever, for money, or with the value of the or for payment of money, whether of goods or other valuable this kingdom, or of any foreign state,

thing mentioned in the

warrant or order. 7 & or any warrant or order for the delivery, 8 G. 4. c. 29. s. 5. or transfer of any goods, or valuable thing. The several documents hereinbefore enumerated are included in, and denoted by the words “valuable security," wherever they occur in this statute.

The following offences are made felonies, and have attached to them, by statute, punishments exceeding that of simple larceny. Any clerk or servant stealing any

Transportation for chattel, money, or valuable security, any term belonging to or in the possession or than fourteen nor less power of his master. 7 & 8 G. 4. c. 29. than seven years; or

imprisonment for any term not more than three years, with or without hard labour, and with or without solitary confinement; and, if a male, to be once, twice, or thrice publicly or privately whipped, in addition to the impri.

not

more

S. 46.

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sonment, if the Court shall think fit. 7 & 8

G. 4. c. 29. ss. 4. 46. Stealing Cattle. - Any person steal- Transportation for ing any horse, mare, gelding, colt, or any term not more than

fifteen nor less than filly, or any bull, cow, ox, heifer, or

ten years; or imprisoncalf, or any ram, ewe, sheep, or lamb; ment for any term not or wilfully killing any such cattle with exceeding three years, intent to steal the carcass or skin, or with or without hard any part of the cattle so killed. 7 &

Jabour, and with or 8 G. 4. c. 29. s. 25.

without solitary confinement. 7 W. 4. & 1

V. c. 90. ss. 1. 3. This statute applies only to the stealing of live cattle ; if dead animals be stolen, it is but a common larceny, and the punishment differs accordingly,

Post-office, Larceny by Servant in the. If the letter contain - Any person employed under the post- any chattel, money, or office, stealing, or for any purpose

what

valuable security, Trans

portation for life, or for ever embezzling, secreting, or destroy- any term not less than ing a post letter. 7 W. 4. & 1 V. c. 36. seven years; or impri

sonment for any term

exceeding four years, with or without hard labour, and with or without solitary confinement. 7 W. 4. & 1 V. c. 36. ss. 26. 41, 42.

If the letter do not contain any

chattel, money, or valuable sea curity. Transportation

s. 26.

not

G

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any term not exceeding three years, with or without hard labour, and with or without solitary confinement. 7 W. 4. & 1 V. c. 36. ss.

26. 42. Stealing from a Letter. Any person

Transportation for stealing from or out of a post letter, any less than seven years ;

life, or for any term not chattel, money, or valuable security.

or imprisonment for 7 W. 4. and 1 V. c. 36. s. 27.

any term not exceeding four years, with or without hard labour, and with or without solitary confinement. 7 W. 4. & 1 V. c. 36. ss. 27.

41, 42. Stealing Letters. - Any person steal- Same sentence the ing a 'post letter-bag, or a post letter preceding. 7 W. 4. & from a post letter-bag, or stealing a post

1 V. c. 36. ss. 28. 41,

42. letter from a post-office, or from a mail, or stopping a mail with intent to rob or search the same. 7 W. 4. and i V. c. 36. s. 28.

Stealing from a Post-office Packet. Transportation for Any person stealing or unlawfully tak- any term not exceeding ing away a post letter-bag sent by a post

fourteen and not less office packet; stealing or unlawfully prisonment for any term

than seven years; or imtaking a letter out of any such bag; or not exceeding three unlawfully opening such bag. 7 W. 4. years, with or without and 1 V. c. 36. s. 29.

hard labour, and with

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42. Stealing from a Ship in distress. Transportation for Any person plundering or stealing any any term not more than

fifteen nor less than part of any ship or vessel which shall be in distress, or wrecked, stranded, ment for any term not

ten years; or imprisonor cast on shore, or any goods, mer- exceeding three years, chandise, or articles of any kind, be- with or without hard longing to such ship or vessel. 7 W. 4. labour, and with or and 1 V. c. 87. s. 8.

without solitary confinement. 7 W. 4. & 1

V. c. 87. ss. 8. 10. Stealing in a Dwelling-house.

Same sentence as the person stealing in any dwelling-house preceding. 7 W. 4. &

1 V. c. 90. ss. 1. 3. any chattel, money, or valuable security, to the value in the whole of five pounds or more. 7 & 8 G. 4. c. 29. s. 12. Any person stealing any property in

Same sentence as the any dwelling-house, and by any menace preceding. 7 W. 4. & I or threat putting any one being therein V. c. 86. ss. 5. 17.. in bodily fear. 7 W. 4. and 1 V. c. 86.

Ang /

s. 5.

Stealing Materials in process of Ma

Same sentence as the nufacture. — Any person stealing to the preceding. 7 W. 4. & 1

V. c. 90. ss. 2, 3. value of ten shillings any goods, or article of silk, woollen, linen, or cotton, or of any one or more of those materials mixed with each other, or mixed with any other material, whilst laid, placed, or exposed, during any stage, process, or

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