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2 G.1. (I.) c. 14. s. 16.

Public Act.

the said Bishop of Cloyne and his Successors, being Wardens of
the said College of Youghal, shall have the Right of Patronage
and Collation to the said Rectory, and shall and may, from and
after the Expiration of Six Calendar Months from and after the
passing of this Act, and so from time to time whenever the said
Rectory shall become or be vacant, collate any Person to be Rec-
tor and Incumbent of the said Parish or Rectory, and shall and
may cause such Incumbent to be instituted and inducted into such
Rectory; and every such Person so collated, instituted, and
inducted, shall be and become Rector and Incumbent of such
Rectory, Parish, and Benefice, and shall have Cure of Souls in
such Rectory, Parish, and Benefice, and shall be entitled to the
Rectorial Tithes, and to all other Emoluments and Profits of the
said Rectory, Parish, and Benefice, disappropriated and disunited
from the Bishopric of the said Diocese.

• II. And Whereas, by an Act made in the Parliament of Ireland

in the Second Year of the Reign of King George the First, inti• tuled An Act for the real Union and Division of Parishes, it is

among other Things enacted, that all Acts of Parliament for the ' uniting or disuniting of particular Parishes or Parts of Parishes,

or erecting particular Churches, shall be deemed as Public and • General Acts in all Courts and

by all Persons, and that no Fees
• shall be paid or taken by any Person or Persons for passing any
• such Act of Parliament: And Whereas it is expedient that a like
• Provision should be made in this Case;' Be it therefore enacted,
That this present Act is and shall be deemed a Public and General
Act, and shall be judicially taken notice of as such in all Courts,
and by all Judges, Justices, and others, without being specially
pleaded ; and that no Fees shall be paid or taken by any Person or
Persons for the passing the same,

CAP. XXVII.
An Act for repealing various Statutes in England relative to

the Benefit of Clergy, and to Larceny and other Offences
connected therewith, and to malicious Injuries to Property,
and to Remedies against the Hundred. [21st June 1827.] ]
W!

CHEREAS it is expedient to repeal various Statutes now

in force in that Part of the United Kingdom called
England, relative to the Benefit of Clergy; and it is also ex-
pedient to repeal various Statutes relative to Larceny, and other
• Offences of Stealing, and to Burglary, Robbery, and Threats
. for the Purpose of Robbery or of Extortion, and to Embezzle-
• ment, False Pretences, and the Receipt of Stolen Property, in
• order that the Provisions contained in those Statutes may be
• amended and consolidated into One Act; and it is also expe-
• dient with the same View to repeal various Statutes relative to
• malicious Injuries to Property; and also with the same View
to repeal various Statutes relative to Remedies against the
• Hundred ;' Be it therefore enacted by the King's most Ex-
cellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords
Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament
assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That so much of
a Charter or Statute made in the Ninth Year of the Reign of

9 H. 3. st. 2. c. 10.

King Henry the Third, commonly called Charta de Foresta, as relates to the Punishment for taking the King's Venison ; and so g Ed. 1. c. 2. much of a Statute made at Westminster in the Third Year of the & 20. Reign of King Edward the First, as relates to Clerks taken for guilty of Felony, and to Trespassers in Parks and Ponds; and so 13 Ed.1. st. 1. much of a Statute made at Westminster in the Thirteenth Year of c. 46. the same Reign, as ordains that the Towns near adjoining shall be distrained to levy at their own Cost a Hedge or Dyke overthrown, and to yield Damages; and the whole of a Statute made in the 13 Ed. 1. st. 2. same Year, intituled Statutum Winton, except so much thereof as forbids Fairs and Markets being kept in Churchyards; and a 21 Ed. 1. st. 2. Statute made in the Twenty first Year of the same Reign, intituled Statutum de Malefactoribus in Parcis; and so much of a 1 Ed. 3. st. 1. Statute made in the First Year of the Reign of King Edward the c. 8. Third, as relates to Trespasses in the King's Forests of Vert and Venison; and so much of a Statute made in the Twenty fifth Year 25 Ed. 3. st. 6. of the same Reign, intituled Ordinatio pro Clero, as relates to (vulgo st. 3.) Clerks convicted of Treasons or Felonies, and to the Arraignment C.4,5. of Clerks ; and so much of a Statute made in the Twenty eighth 28 Ed. 3. c.11. Year of the same Reign, as relates to making Cry and fresh Suit, and to Hundreds and Franchises being answerable as therein mentioned ; and so much of a Statute made in the Thirty fourth 34 Ed. 3. c. 22. Year, and of another Statute made in the Thirty seventh Year of 37 Ed. 3. c.19. the same Reign, as relates to Hawks; and so much of a Statute 8 H.6. c.12. made in the Eighth Year of the Reign of King Henry the Sixth, as s. 3. relates to the Offences of stealing, taking away, withdrawing, or avoiding of any Record or other like Thing therein mentioned ; and so much of a Statute made in the Thirty third Year of the 33 H.6. c.I. same Reign, as relates to Servants taking and spoiling the Goods of their Masters after their Death ; and an Act passed in the First 1H.7. c.7. Year of the Reign of King Henry the Seventh, intituled An Act against unlawful Hunting in Forests and Parks ; and an Act passed in the Fourth Year of the same Reign, intituled An Act to take 4 H.7. c. !3. away the Benefit of Clergy from certain Persons ; and an Act passed in the Twenty first Year of the Reign of King Henry the Eighth, intituled An Act for the Punishment of such Servants as 21 H. 8. c. 7. shall withdraw themselves, and go away with their Masters or Mistresses' Caskets and other Jewels or Goods committed to them in Trust to be kept ; and an Act passed in the same Year, intituled An Act for Restitution to be made of the Goods of such as shall be 21 H. 8. c.11. robbed by Felons; and an Act passed in the Twenty third Year of the same Reign, intituled An Act that no Person committing 23 H. 8. c.). Petty Treason, Murder or Felony shall be admitted to his Clergy under Subdeacon; and an Act passed in the same Year, intituled An Act for breaking of Prison by Clerks Convict; and an Act 23 H.8. c.11. passed in the Thirty first Year of the same Reign, intituled An 81 H.8. c. 2. Act against Fishing in Ponds ; and an Act passed in the Thirty third Year of the same Reign, intituled An Act concerning coun- 33 H. 8. c.1. terfeit Letters, or privy Tokens, to receive Money or Goods in other Men's Names ; and an Act passed in the Thirty fourth and Thirty fifth Years of the same Reign, intituled An Act for a Certificate of 34 & 35 H. 8. Convicts to be made into the King's Bench; and an Act passed in c.14. the Thirty fifth Year of the same Reign, intituled An Act for the 35 H.8. c. 17. Preservation of Woods; and an Act passed in the Thirty seventh

Year

37 H. 8. c.6.

37 H. 8. c. 8. $ 2.

1 Ed.6. c. 12. § 10.14.

Year of the same Reign, intituled An Act against Burning of
Frames; and so much of an Act passed in the same Year, intituled
An Act that an Indictment lacking these Words, Vi et Armis, shall be
sufficient in Law, as relates to Persons stealing any Horse, Gelding,
Mare, Foal, or Filly; and so much of an Act passed in the First

Year of the Reign of King Edward the Sixth, intituled An Ad
for the Repeal of certain Statutes concerning Treasons, Felonies

, etc., as relates to House-breaking, Robbing, Horse-stealing, and Sacrilege, and to the Allowance of the Benefit of Clergy in any Case therein mentioned; and an Act passed in the Second and Third Years of the same Reign, intituled An Act that no Max stealing Horse or Horses shall enjoy the Benefit of his Clergy; and an Act passed in the Fifth and Sixth Years of the same Reign, intituled An Act that no Man robbing any House, Booth, or Tent, shall not + be admitted to the Benefit of his Clergy; and so much of an Act passed in the Fourth and Fifth Years of the Reign of King Philip and Queen Mary, intituled An Act that Accessories in Murder and divers Felonies shall not have the Benefit of Clergy, as relates to Accessories to any Robbery or Burning therein mentioned; and an Act passed in the Fifth Year of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth, intituled An Act reviving a Statute made Anno 21 H. & touching Servants embezzling their Masters' Goods; and another Act passed in the same Fifth Year, intituled An Act for the Punish. ment of unlawful taking of Fish, Deer, or Hawks; and an Act passed in the Eighth Year of the same Reign, intituled An Ad to take away the Benefit of Clergy from certain felonious Offenders; and so much of an Act passed in the Thirteenth Year of the same Reign, intituled An Act for the reviving and Continuance of cere tain Statutes, as alters and perpetuates the Act of the Thirty fifth Year of the Reign of King Henry the Eighth hereinbefore recited; and so much of an Act passed in the Eighteenth Year of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth, intituled An Act to take away Clergy from the Offenders in Rape and Burglary, and an Order for the Delivery of Clerks Convict without Purgation, as relates to Burglary, and to Persons admitted to the Benefit of Clergy; and an Act passed in the Twenty seventh Year of the same Reign, intituled An Act for the following of Hue and Cry; and an Act passed in the Thirty first Year of the same Reign, intituled An Act against embezzling of Armour, Habiliments of War, and Viitual ; and so much of an Act passed in the same Year, intituled An Act to avoid Horse-stealing, as enacts that all Accessories to Horse-stealing shall be deprived of the Benefit of Clergy; and an Act passed in the Thirty ninth Year of the same Reign, intituled An Act that no Person robbing any 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 in lewd and idle Persons ; and an Act passed in the same Year, intituled An Act for the more peaceable Government of the Parts of Cumberland, Northumberland, Westmorland, and the Bishopric 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 Statutes made against 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 House Doves, Pigeons, and Deer; and an Act passed in the Third Year of the same Reign, intituled An 3 Jac. 1. c. 13. Act against unlawful hunting and stealing of Deer and Conies; and [This Act and an Act passed in the Seventh Year of the same Reign, for the the next are Explanation of the last-mentioned Act; and an Act passed in the recognized as Fifteenth Year of the Reign of King Charles the Second, inti- existing in tuled An Act for the Punishment of unlawful cutting or stealing 7 Jac. 1. c.13. or spoiling of Wood and Underwood, and destroying of young Tim- 15 Car. 2. c. 2. ber Trees; and an Act passed in the Twenty second Year of the same Reign, intituled An Act for taking away the Benefit of Clergy 22 Car.2. c.5. from such as steal Cloth from the Rack, and

2 & 3 Ed.6. c. 33.

5 & 6 Ed.6. c.9.

+ Sic. 4 & 5 P. & M. c.4.

5 Eliz. c. 10.

5 Eliz, c.21.

8 Eliz. c.4.

13 Eliz. c. 25. S S. 18, 19.

sertation

18 Eliz, c. 7.

27 Eliz. c.13. 31 Eliz. c.4.

31 Eliz, c.12. $5.

39 Eliz, c.15.

43 Eliz. c. 7.

43 Eliz. c.13.

2 Jac. 1. c. 27.
recognized as
existing in
2 G.3. c.29.

+ Sic.

from such as shall steal His Majesty's Ammunition and Stores; and an Act passed in the

Twenty second and Twenty third Years of the same Reign, intituled An Act to prevent the malicious burning of Houses, Stacks of 22 & 23 Car. 2. Corn and Hay, and killing or maiming of Cattle ; and so much of c.7. an Act passed in the same Years, intituled An Act to prevent 22 & 28 Car.2. the Delivery up of Merchants Ships, and for the Increase of good c.11. $ 12. and serviceable Shipping, as 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 22 & 23 Car.2. for the better Preservation of the Game, and for securing Warrens c.25. not inclosed, and the several Fishings of this Realm, so far as relates to all Subjects therein mentioned, except the Appointment and except § 1 to 3. Powers of Gamekeepers, 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 Animals or Things therein enumerated ; and an Act passed in the Third Year of the Reign of King William and Queen Mary, intituled An Act to take away Clergy from some 3 W. & M. c.9. Offenders, and to bring others to Punishment; and so much of an Act passed in the Fourth Year of the same Reign, intituled An 4 W.&M. c.29. Act for the more easy Discovery and Conviction of 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, Fern; and so much of an Act passed in the Fourth Year of the same Reign, intituled An 4 W.&M. c.24. Act for reviving, continuing, and explaining several Laws therein $ 13. mentioned, which are expired and near expiring, as explains the said recited Act of the Third Year of the same Reign ; and the whole of an Act passed in the Tenth Year of the Reign of King William the Third, intituled An Act for the better apprehending, prosecuting, 10W.3. c.12. and punishing of Felons that commit Burglary, House-breaking, or

(vulgo 10 & 11 Robbery in Shops, Warehouses, Coach Houses, or Stables, or that

W.3. c.23.) steal Horses, except so much thereof as relates to Fees for dis- except $ 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 1 Ann. st.2. for punishing of Accessories to Felonies and Receivers of Stolen c.9. Goods, and to prevent the wilful burning and destroying of Ships, except so much thereof as relates to Witnesses on behalf of the except $ 3. Prisoner upon any Trial for Treason or Felony; and an Act

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passed

6 Ann, c.9.

12 Anp. st. 1. c. 7.

13 Ann. c. 21.

c.48.

passed in the Sixth Year of the same Reign, intituled An Act for (vulgo 5 Ann. repealing a Clause in an Act, intituled An Act for the better c.6.)

apprehending, prosecuting, and punishing Felons that commit · Burglaries, Housebreaking, or Robberies in Shops, Warehouses, Coach Houses, or Stables, or that steal Horses ;' and an Act passed in the Twelfth Year of the same Reign, intituled An Ad for the more effectual preventing and punishing Robberies that shall be committed in Houses ; and so much of an Act passed in the

Thirteenth Year of the same Reign, intituled An Act for the (vulgo 12 Ann. preserving all such Ships, and Goods thereof, which shall happen to st. 2.) c.18. § 4 & 5.

be forced on Shore or stranded upon the Coasts of this Kingdom, or any other of her Majesty's Dominions, as relates to any person upon

whom 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 Reign of King IG.1. st. 2. George the First, intituled An Act for preventing Tumults and c.5. § 4& 6. riotous Assemblies, and for the more speedy and effectual punishing

the Rioters, 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 1G.l. st. 2. same Year, intituled An Act to encourage the planting of Timber

Trees, Fruit Trees, and other Trees for Ornament, Shelier, or Profit, and for the better Preservation of the same, and for the prevent

ing the burning of Woods ; and the whole of an Act passed in the 4 G.1. c.11. Fourth Year of the same Reign, intituled An Act for the further except $ 7.

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 5 G. 1. c. 28. an Act passed in the Fifth Year of the same Reign, intituled Ar

Act for the further Punishment of such Persons as shall unlawfully kill or destroy Deer in Parks, Paddocks, or other inclosed Grounds;

and an Act passed in the Sixth Year of the same Reign, intituled 6 G.I. c. 16. An Act to explain 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 better Pre

servation of the Fences of such Woods; and an Act passed in the 9 G.1. c. 22. Ninth Year of the same Reign, intituled An Act for the more effec

tual punishing wicked and evil-disposed Persons going armed in Disguise, and doing Injuries and Violences to the Persons and Pro. perties 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 Year of the Reign of King George the Second, intituled 2 G.2. c.25. An Act for the more effectual preventing and further Punishment $ 3.

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

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