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reign, intituled “ An act against embezzling of armour, habiliments of war, and victual ;” and so much of an act passed in the same year, intituled " An 31 Eliz. c. 12. act to avoid horse-stealing," as enacts that all accessories to horse-stealing 5. 5. shall be deprived of the benefit of clergy; and an act passed in the thirtyninth year of the same reign, intituled *** An act that no person robbing any 39 Eliz. c. 15. house in the day-time, although no person be therein, shall be admitted to have the benefit of his clergy," and an act passed in the forty-third year of the same reign, intituled ***An act to avoid and prevent divers misdemeanors 43 Eliz.c. 7. in lewd and idle persons;" and an act passed in the same year, intituled “ An

43 Eliz. c. 13. act for the more peaceable government of the parts of Cumberland, Northumberland, Westmoreland, and the bishoprick of Durham ;" and so much of an act passed in the second year of the reign of king James the first, intituled “ An act for the better execution of the intent and meaning of former sta- 2 Jac. ). c. 27. tutes made against shooting int guns, and for the preservation of the game

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recognized as pheasants and partridges, and against the destroying of hares with bare pipes, existing in and tracing hares in the snow,” as relates to house doves, pigeons, and deer ; 2 G. 3. c. 29. and an act passed in the third year of the same reign, intituled “ An act 3 Jac. 1. c. 13. against unlawful hunting and stealing of deer and conies; and an act passed [This act and in the seventh year of the same reign, for the explanation of the last-men- the next are tioned act; and an act passed in the fifteenth year of the reign of King Charles recognized as the Second, intituled "An act for the punishment of unlawful cutting or steal- existing in 16 ing or spoiling of wood and underwood, and destroying of young timber G. 3. c. 30.] trees ;” and an act passed in the twenty-second year of the same reign, inti- 7 Jac. 1. c. 13. tuled “ An act for taking away the benefit of clergy from such as steal cloth 15 Car. 2. c. 2: from the rack, and from such as shall steal bis Majesty's ammunition and 22 Car. 2. c. 5. stores;" and an act passed in the twenty-second and twenty-tbird years of the same reign, intituled “An act to prevent the malicious burning of houses,

22 & 23 Car. 2. stacks of corn and hay, and killing or maiming, cattle ;" and so much of an act passed in the same years, intituled “ An act to prevent the delivery up of 22 & 23 Car. 2. merchants ships, and for the increase of good and serviceable shipping,”, as c. 11. 8. 12. relates to the wilful destruction of any ship by any of the persons belonging to it, as therein mentioned ; and an act passed in the same years, intituled “An act for the better preservation of the game, and for securing warrens not 22 & 23 Car.2. inclosed, and the several fishings of this realm,” so far as relates to all subjects c. 25. therein mentioned, except the appointment and powers of gamekeepers, except s. I to 3. search warrants, and the description of persons, who are thereby declared to be persons not allowed to have or keep for themselves or any other person any guns, bows, greyhounds, or other aniinals or things therein enumerated; and an act passed in the third year of the reign of King William and Queen Mary, 3W.& M.c.9. intituled “ An act to take away clergy from some offenders, and to bring others to punishment;" and so much of an act passed in the fourth year of the 4 W. & M. c. same reign, intituled “ An act for the more easy discovery and conviction of 23. such as shall destroy the game of this kingdom," as relates to pigeons and fish, and to persons wrongfully fishing, and to all instruments and engines for destroying or taking fish, and to the burning of any grig, ling, heath, furze, goss, or fern ; and so much of an act passed in the fourth year of same reign, intituled "An act for reviving, continuing, and explaining several laws therein 4 W. & M. c. mentioned, which are expired and near expiring, as explains the said recited 24. s. 13. act of the third year of the same reign ; and the whole of an act passed in the tentlı year of the reign of King Wlliam the Third, intituled • An act for the 10 W.3. c. 12. better apprehending, prosecuting, and punishing of felons that commit bur- (vulgo 10 & 11 glary, house-breaking, or robbery in shops, warehouses, coach-houses, or W. 3. c. 23.) stables, or that steal horses,” except so much thereof as relates to fees for dis- except s. 7 & 8. charging recognizances and drawing bills of indictment, and to defective bills of indictment; and the whole of an act passed in the first year of the reign of Queen Anne, intituled “ An act for punishing of accessories to felonies and re- 1 Ann. st. 2. ceivers of stolen goods, and to prevent the wilful burning and destroying of c. 9. except ships, except so much thereof as relates to witnesses on behalf of the prisoner s. 3. upon any trial for treason or felony; and an act passed in the sixth year of the same reign, intituled “ An act for repealing a clause in an act, intituled 6 Ann. c. 9. • An act for the better apprehending, prosecuting, and punishing felons that (vulgo 5 Ann. commit burglaries, house-breaking, or robberies in shops, warehouses, c. 6.) coach-houses, or stables, or that steal horses ;' and an act passed in the twelfth year of the same reign, intituled "An act for the more 12 Ann. st. 1. effectual preventing and punishing robberies that shall be committed in c. 7.

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houses;" and so much of an act passed in the thirteenth year of the same reign, 13 Ann. c. 21. intituled “An act for the preserving all such ships, and goods thereof, which (vulgo 12 Ann. shall happen to be forced on shore or stranded upon the coasts of this kingdom, st. 2.) or any other of her majesty's dominions,” as relates to any person upon whom c. 18. s. 4 & 5.

any goods stolen or carried off from any vessel in distress shall be found, and to the several offences touching vessels in distress which are thereby

made capital felonies; and so much of an act passed in the first year of the 16. 1. st. 2. c. reign of King George the First, intituled “An act for preventiog tumults and 5. 8.4 & 6. riotous assemblies, and for the more speedy and effectual punishing the riot

ers,” as relates to any rioters demolishing or pulling down, or beginning to demolish or pull down, any of the buildings therein mentioned, and to the liability of the inhabitants of the hundred, city, or town, in which the damage

shall be done, to yield damages to the party injured ; and an act passed in the 1 G. 1. st. 2. c. same year, intituled “ An act to encourage the planting of timber trees, fruit

trees, and other trees for ornament, shelter, or profit, and for the better pre

servation of the same, and for the preventing the burning of woods ;” and the 4 G. 1. c. ll. whole of an act passed in the fourth year of the same reign, intituled “ An act except s. 7.

for the further preventing robbery, burglary, and other felonies, and for the more effectual transportation of felons and unlawful exporters of wool, and for declaring the law upon some points relating to pirates,” except so much thereof as relates to the trial of piracy, felony, or robbery committed within

the admiralty jurisdiction; and an act passed in the fifth year of the same 5G. 1. c. 28. reign, intituled “ An act for the further punishment of such persons as shall

unlawfully kill or destroy deer in parks, paddocks, or other inclosed grounds;" 6 G. 1. c. 16. and an act passed in the sixth year of the same reigo, intituled “ An act to ex:

plain and amend an act passed in the first year of his Majesty's reign, intituled An act to encourage the planting of timber trees, fruit trees, and other trees for ornament, shelter, or profit, and for the better preservation of the same, and for the preventing the burning of woods,' and for the belter preservation

of the fences of such woods ;” and an act passed in the ninth year of the same 9 G. 1. c. 22. reign, intituled “ An act for the more effectual punishing wicked and evil

disposed persons going armed in disguise, and doing injuries and violences to the persons and properties of his Majesty's subjects, and for the more speedy

bringing the offenders to justice;" and so much of an act passed in the second 2 G. 2. c. 25. year of the reign of king George the Second, intituled “An act for the more s. 3.

effectual preventing and further punishment of forgery, perjury, and subornation of perjury, and to make it felony to steal bonds, notes, or other securities for payment of money.' as relates to the stealing or taking by robbery any

orders or other securities therein enumerated ; and an act passed in the fourth 4 G. 2. c. 32. year of the same reign, intituled “An act for the more effectual punishing

stealers of lead or, iron bars fixed to houses, or any fences belonging there6 G. 2. c. 37. unto ;” and an act passed in the sixth year of the same reign, intituled “ An

act for making perpetual the several acts therein mentioned, for the better regulation of juries; and for empowering the justices of session or assizes for the counties palatine of Chester, Lancaster, and Durham, to appoint a special jury in manner therein mentioned ; and for continuing the act for regulating the manufacture of cloth in the West Riding of the county of York, (except a clause therein contained;) and for continuing an act for the more effectual punishing wicked and evil-disposed persons going armed in disguise, and for other purposes therein mentioned ; and to prevent the cutting or breaking down the bank of any river, or any sea bank, and to prevent the malicious cutting of hopbinds; and for continuing an act made in the thirteenth and fourteenth years of the reign of King Charles the Second, for preventing theft and rapine upon the northern borders of England; and for reviving and continuing certain clauses in two other acts made for the same purpose;" and an

act passed in the eighth year of the reigo of King George the Second, intituled 8 G. 2. c. 16.

An act for the amendment of the law relating to actions on the statute of 8 G. 2, c. 20. hue and cry” and an act passed in the same year, intituled “ An act for ren

dering the laws more effectual for punishing such persons as shall wilfully and maliciously pull down or destroy turnpikes for repairing highways, or locks or other works erected by act of parliament for making rivers navigable, and

for other purposes therein mentioned ;” and an act passed in the tenth year of 10 G. 2. c. 32. the same reign, intituled “ An act for continuing an act for the more effectual except s. 10. pupishing wicked and evil-disposed persons going armed in disguise, and doing

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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
effectual 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, in-
tituled “An act for punishing such persons as shall do injuries and violences

il G. 2. c. 22. to the persons or properties of his Majesty's subjects, with intent to binder

8. 5. to the the exporiation 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 reign, 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. I. 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 s. 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 twentyninth 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

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trees fit for timber or underwood, and for more effectually preventing the un-
lawful destruction of trees,” as relates to the remedy for the recovery of dam-
ages against the inhabitants of the adjoining parishes, towns, hamlets, vil-
lages, 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. 1.
by false or untrue pretences; for preventing the unlawful pawning of goods;
for the easy redemption of goods pawned ; and for preventing gaming in pub-
lic 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 agaiost 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 officers 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 4 G. 3. c. 31. parliament;” and an act passed in the same year, iolituled “ An act to indem

nify such persons as have omitted to qualify themselves for offices and einployments, and to indemnify justices of the peace, deputy Lieutenants, and officers of the Militia, or others, who have omilted 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 purpose, 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 banks within the county of Lincola

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 encouraging the cultivation, and for the

better preservation of trees, roots, plants, and 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, intitaled “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 bighway robbery, more penal; and so much of an act passed in the thirteenth year of the same reign, intituled “ An aci for the more effectual execution of criminal laws 13 G. 3. c. 31. in the two parts of the Uvited Kingdom,” as relates to the prosecution and s. 4, 5. punishment of persons for theft or larceny, and for receiving, or having any stolen property as therein inentioned ; and an act passed in the saine 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 ihe stealing or destroying of turnips, potatoes, cabbages, parsnips, pease, and carrots ;” and another aci 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 roots, shrubs, and plants,' to poplar, alder, maple, larch, and hornbeam;" and an act passed in the sixteentlı year of the same reign, intituled “. An act 16 G. 3. c. 30. more effectually 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 nineteenth year of the same reign, intiiuled “ An act to explain and 19 G. 3. c. 74. amend the laws relating to ihe transportation, imprisonment, and other pu- except s. 70. nishment of certain offenders,” except so much thereof as relaies to the judges lodgings; and an act passed in the lwenty-first year of the same reign, intituled “ An act to explain and amcod an act made in the fourth 21 G. 3. c.68. year of the reign of his late Majesty, King, George the Secund, intituled

An act for the more effectual punishing stealers of lead and iron bars fixed • to houses, or any fences belonging thereunto;' and another aci passed in the sanie twenty-firsi year, inicialed “ An act to explain and amend an 21 G. 3. c. 69. act made in the tweniy-ninth year of the reign of his late Majesty King George the Second, intituled • An act for more effectually dis• couraging and preventing the siealing, and the buying and receiving • of stolen lead, iron, copper, brass, bell-metal, and sulder, 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. buyers 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 petty 31 G. 3.c. 35. Jarceny competent witnesses ;” and an act passed in the same year, intituled “ Au 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, casters,

s. 5,6. and ship carpenters, from pursuing their lawful occupations," as relates to persons who shall wilfully and maliciously sel fire to, or destroy or damage otherwise than by fire, any ship, keel, or other vessel; and so inuch of an act passed in the thirty-sixth year of the same reign, intituled “ Ad act to

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 “ An act for the security 39 & 40 G.3. of collieries and mines, and for ihe better regulation of colliers and miners,

c. 77. s. 1, 5. as declares what persons shall be deemed and adjudged to be guilty of a mis. 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 in

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