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P. 969. I. 12.-The 49 Geo, 3. c. 122. E. &c. enacts, 49Geo.3. c 122 (s. 32.) that all the means which, by virtue of the 12 Anp. s. 32. E. &c. st. 2.c. 18. Eng. subsist, and may be by law applied for the Provisions of the conclusively adjusting, and for the recovering of the

c. 18. respectii's monies or gratuities to be paid to the several persons

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of sulvage, acting or being employed in the salvage of any ship, &c. amended. or the materials or stores belonging thereto, or goods, in cases where application shall have been first made, pursuant to said act, to officers of customs, or other officers in that behalf mentioned, and assistance shall have been thereupon had in pursuance of said act, shall be available in like manner in cases where the salvors shall have acted under and by authority of any magistrate, or of the commander or other superior officers, mariners, or owners of any ship, &c. in distress, though no such application shall have been made to, nor any authority or assistance derived from, any officers of customs, &c. and thereupon, upon payment, or tender and refusal, of the quantum of the monies or gratuities to be paid to the several persons who shall have acted or been employed in such salvage ; or in case such payment, &c. cannot be made, on security being given for the true payment thereof, to the satisfaction of the justices who shall have adjusted such quantum or gratuities, it shall not be lawful for any officer of the customs, or other person having the cust dy of such ship, &c. any longer to retain the possession of the same, by reason of any claim for salvage.

P. 987. l. 33.—The 51 Geo. 3. c. 41. G. B. recites and 51 Geo.3. Co4 repeals the first section of the 18 Geo. 2. c. 27. Eng. and enacts, that any person who shall be guilty of any such Larceny in

bleaching offence as therein and herein enumerated, shall (instead grounds, 8. of suffering death, as in cases of felony without benefit how punished. of clergy) be liable to be transported beyond the seas for life, or for such term, not less than 7 years, as the judge before whom such person shall be convicted shall adjudge; or shall be liable, in case the said judge shall think fit, to be imprisoned and kept to hard labour in the common gaol, house of correction, or penitentiary house, for any term not exceeding 7 years.

P. 988.

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P. 988. 1. 1.- The 51 Geo. 3. c. 39. I. recites and re

peals the 77th section of the 3 Geo. 3. c. 34. Ir. (vide p. Sealing linen, 987.) and enacts, that every person who shall be con&c. from bleach victed, according to the law and statutes of Ireland, of yard, &c. how punished. sucb offences as therein and herein enumerated, shall,

(instead of suffering death without benefit of clergy) be liable to be transported beyond seas for life, or for such term, not less than 7 years, as the judge before whom such

person shall be convicted shall adjudge; or shall be liable, in case the judge shall think fit, to be imprisoned only, or to be imprisoned and kept to hard labour in the con mon gaol, house of correction, or penitentiary house, for any term not exceeding 7 years.

។ P. 1007. 1. 29.-By the 1 Geo. 1. st. 2. C. 48. s. 4. C. 48. s. 4. Eng.

Eng. if any person shall maliciously set on fire, or burn, Maliciously or cause to be burned, any wood, underwood, or copburning wood, 66. a jelony. pice, or any part thereof, such malicious setting on fire,

&c. shall be felony; and such offender shall suffer the penalties of felony ; and where such offences are committed in Scotland, the offenders shall suffer as wilful fire-raisers, according to the 7 Ann. c. 21.

P. 1029. 1, 19,--The 23 & 24 Geo. 3. c. 30), s. 8. Ir. which is stated (p. 642.) under the head of riot, should have been here referred to.

P. 1056. 1. 4. to 14. The 49 Geo. 3. c. 13. I. recites and repeals the 5th section of the 38 Geo. 3. c. 53. Ir.

except as to offences committed before the expiration of Purchasing or receiving forged 10 days after the passing of this act, (20th March 1809) ; notes, &c. of bank of Ireland, and enacts, that if any person shall, after the expiration punishable will of said 10 days, purchase or receive from

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any other person any forged or counterfeited bank note, bank bill of exchange, bank post bill, or blank bank note, blank bank bill of exchange, or blank bank post bill, of the bank of Ireland, knowing the same to be forged, &c.; or shall knowingly or wittingly bave in his possession or custody, or in his dwelling house, out-house, lodgings or apartments, any such forged or counterfeited note, &c. knowing the same to be forged, &c. without lawful excuse, the proof whereof shall lie upon the person accused, every such offender shall be adjudged a felon, and be transported for 14 years.

P. 1075,

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P. 1075. 1. 5. The 5.1 Geo. 3. c. 22, 26, and 49, 31 Geo. 3. C.22.

1.26& 4: .G.B. severally contain clauses similar to that of the 48 Geo. 3. c. 76. 9. 24. 0. K. And the 51 Geo. 3.c. 16. G. B. (which Forging, 8c.

a. is an act for granting annuities, to discharge certain ex- cerifcutes, s

required by these chequer bills,) enacts, (s. 11.) that if any person shall forge acis, a capital

felovry. or counterfeit, (or cause, &c.) or willingly act or assist in the forging, &c. any certificate directed to be made out by this act, or any assignment thereof, or indorsement s. 11. G. B. thereon, or shall alter any number, figure, or word in any such certificate, or in any assignment thereof or indorsement thereon, or utter or publish as true any such false, &c. certificate, &c. with intent to defraud his majesty, or the bank of England, or any body corporate, or person, he sliall be guilty of felony without benefit of clergy. And the 51 Geo, 3.c. 61. G. B. (which is an act for charg- 31 Geo. c. 61. ing the sum of £.7,500,000, on the war duties,) enacts s. 5. G. B. (s. 5.) that if any person shall forge or counterfeit, (or cause, &c.) or wilfully aid or assist in the forging, &c. any certificate or order made by virtue of this act, or alter any number, figure, or word therein, or present for payment, utter, vend, barter, or dispose of any such forged, &c. certificate, he shall be guilty of felony without benefit of clergy. And the 51 Geo. 3. c. 15. G. B. (which is 51 Geo.3.c. 15, an act enabling bis majesty to direct the issue of exche- s. 71. G. B. quer bills to the amount of £.6,000,000 for the assistance and accomodation of manufacturers and other persons) enacts, (s. 71.) that if any person shall forge, counterfeit, or alter, (or cause, &c.) or knowingly or willingly act or assist in the forging, &e. any certificate of the commissioners by this aet appointed, or any of them, or any re- , ceipt to be given by the cashier of the bank of Engiand, in pursuance of this act; or shall wilfully deliver to the aaditor of the exchequer, or to any officer appointed by him, or to the said commissioners, or to any officer appointed by them or any of them, in the execution of the powers of this act; or shall utter any such forged, &c. certificate or receipt, knowing the same to be forged, &c. with intent to defraud the king, or any body corporate, or person, he shall be guilty of felony, without benefit of clergy.

51 Geo.s.c. 16.

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P. 1076. 1. 22. The 26 Geo. 3. c. 31. Eng. and 32 $. 21. Eng Geo. 3. c. 55. Eng. which provide for the reduction of 32 Geo. 3.c.55. the national debt, respectively enact, that if any person $. 9. Eng.

shall forge or counterfeit, (or cause, &c.) or wilfully act Forging, or.

or assist in the forging &c., any certificate or order made certifirales, &c. required by these by virtue of this act; or alter any number, figure, or word ecls, a capital felony. therein, or present for payment, utter, vend, barter, or

dispose of any such forged, &c. certificate, knowing the

same to be forged, &c. he shall be guilty of felony, with37 Geo.3. c.27. out benefit of clergy.

And the 37 Geo. 3. c. 27. Ir. contains a similar clause.

P. 1085. 1. 5. The 49 Geo. 3. c. 108. G. B. enacts, 4. Geo.3.c 108. s. 10. G.B. (s. 10.) that if any person shall falsely make, forge, or Forging, sc. counterfeit, (or cause, &c.) or willingly act and assist in signature to cernitrates required the false making, &c. the signature of any minister, by 32 Geo. 3. c. 34. Eng. a

church-warden, elder or inhabitant of any parish, to any aputal felony. certificate to any petition for a certificate as required by

the 32 Geo. 3. c. 34. Eng. to enable any person to obtain letters of administration to any such petty officer or seaman, non-commissioned officer of marines or marine; or shall utter or publish as true any such certificate to any such petition, with any false, forged, or counterfeited signature of any such mivister, &c. knowing the same to be false, &c. such offender shall be guilty of felony without benefit of clergy.

P. 1086. 1. 30.-By the 49 Geo. 3. c. 45. U. K. if any

person shall wilfully and knowingly personate, or falsely Personating, &c.

assume the name or character of, or procure any other titled 10 halfpay, cc. a fe person to personate, &c. any person entitled or supposed

a lony, punishable to be entitled to any such allowance, or of any officer of wiik transporta

the royal marines on half pay as aforesaid, in order to receive such allowance or half pay, or any part thereof, he shall be guilty of felony, and may be transported for such period, not exceeding 14 years, as the court shall

adjudge. And by s. 11. if any person shall knowingly Forging name,

and wilfully forge or counterfeit, (or cause, &c.) or of person, knowingly and wilfully act or assist in forging, &c. the entitled, or offic cer's signature name or hand-writing of any person or officer entitled to bill, 8c. in like any such allowance or half pay, or of any person required manner punishable. by any rules, made by virtue of this act, to sign any

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remittance bill, certificate, voucher, or receipt, knowing the same to be forged, &c. with intention to defraud any person; such offender shall be guilty of felony, and may be transported for such period, not exceeding 14 years, as said court shall adjudge. And the 49 Geo. 3.

49 Geo.3. c.35.

$. 9 & 10.U.K. c. 35. U. K. contains similar clauses with respect to the pensions payable to widows of officers of the navy, in similar clauses pursuance of this act. P. 1086. 1. 30.---The 36 Geo, 3. c. 56. Ir. wbich is

36 Gen.3. c.56 “ an act for establishing an easy and expeditious method s. 23. II. for the payment, in this kingdom, of half pay to certain Forging, &c.

c naval officers, and of pensions to the wido:vs of such the documents officers, and bounties to the relations of naval officers, « capilal jelny. seamen, and marines, slain in fight with the enemy; and to enable petty officers in the navy, boatswains, gunners, carpenters, and seamen, landmen, non-commissioned officers of marines, and marines, serving in his majesty's navy, to allot part of their wages or pay for the maintenance of their wives and families resident in this kingdom," enacts, (s. 23.) that if any person shall falsely make, forge, or counterfeit, (or cause, &c.) or willingly act and assist in the falsely making, &c. any such deciaration, or order for payment, or any remittance certificate or bill, or any certificate or receipt, or other document herein-before described or mentioned, or shall utter, or publish as true, any such false and forged declaration, &c. or any writing, purporting to enable any person to obtain any sum of money, authorized by this act to be paid, he shall be guilty of felony without benefit of clergy.

P. 1039. 1. 11.-The 46 Geo. 3. c. 83. E. contains a 46 Geo.3. c.83. clause with respect to the forging, &c. the drafts, writ- - 9. E. ings, or instruments of the receiver general of the post- Forging, &c. office, or his clerk, which is similar to that of the 46 nume, &c. of

receiver.general Geo. 3. c. 75. and 46 Geo. 3. c. 150. as here stated. of post-office, a

capital seluny. And this provision of the 46 Geo. 3. c. 83. E. is extended by the 47 Geo. 3. st. 2. c. 59. E, to the drafts, writings, 47 Geo.3. st. 2. or instruments of any person authorized by the receiver- c. 59. s. 3. E. general of the post-office. And a similar provision is also contained in the 49 Geo. 3. c. 113. G. B. in respect

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