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Places, and at the respective Times afore faid, shall incur, be
subject and liable unto the Forfeitures, Penalties and Disabilities Penalty.
in the said firft mentioned Act expressed, for the Neglect or Re-
fusal of the same, by any such Person or Persons in the Kingdom
of England.

VII. Provided, That nothing in this Act contained shall extend Perforis in Engto any Person that now is, or at any Time hereafter shall be in land, or beyond England, who by virtue of this AA ought to take the faid Oath, and subscribe thereunto in England, according to the said two firft mentioned Acts t, nor to any Person now beyond the Seas, + Sic. out of England and Ireland, or in Her Majesty's Service on board the Fleet, so as such Perfon do the next Term, or the next General Quarter-Seflions for the County, Barony or Place where he shall reside, after his Return into Ireland, take the said Oath, and subscribe thereunto according to the Appointment of this Ad.

VIII. And be it further enacted, That it shall and may be Courts to admilawful to and for the respective Courts aforesaid, to give and ad. nifter the Oath. minifter the Oath aforesaid, to the said Person and Persons, and upon

due Tender of any person or Persons to take the said Oath, the said Courts are hereby required and enjoined to administer the fame ; of the taking and subscribing whereof the like Re. gifter shall be kept, as by an Act made in the five and twentieth 23 Car.in c. ko Year of King Charles the Second, was directed to be kept of the subscribing the Declaration therein mentioned.

IX. Provided always, That any Person, who by any Neglect What Persons or Refusal, according to this Act, shall lose or forfeit any Office, capable of new may be capable of a new Grant of the faid Office, or of any

Grant, &c. other, and shall have and hold the same again, such Person taking the faid Oath, and subscribing thereunto, in such Manner as aforefaid, so as such Office be not granted to or actually enjoyed by, some other Person at the Time of the regranting thereof.

X. And be it further enacted by the Authority aforesaid, Peer of Ireland That from and after the five and twentieth Day of March One thousand seven hundred and three, no Person that now is, or shall be hereafter, a Peer of the Realm of Ireland, or Member of the House of Peers there, shall vote or make his Proxy in the said House of Peers, or fit there during any Debate in the said House; nor any Person after the said five and twentieth Day of March, who shall be elected a Member of the House of Commons in that and Member of Kingdom, shall be capable to vote in the said House, or fit there the House of during any Debate in the same, after their Speaker is chosen; enke the time until such Peer or Member shall from Time to time respectively ico take the faid Oath, and subscribe the same, at the same Time, and in such Manner as is directed for their making, subscribing and repeating the Declaration mentioned and expressed in the said AA, intituled, An Aa for abrogating the Oath of Supremacy in 3 W. & M.C. . Ireland, and appointing other Oaths.

XI. And be it further enacted, That if any Person that now Voting before is, or hereafter shall be, a Peer of the said Realm of Ireland, or Oath. Member of the House of Commons there, shall after the said fave and twentieth Day of March presume to vote or make his Proxy, not having taken the said Oath, and subscribed the same as aforesaid, every such Peer and Member shall from thenceforth incur, be subject, and liable unto the Forfeitures, Penalties and Penalty

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Disabilities

Disabilities in the said first mentioned A & exprefled, touching
Peers in Parliament and Members in the House of Commons in
England. [See Ad of Union between Great Britain and Ire-

land, 39 & 40 G. 3. c. 67.] Provifo for Of. XII. Provided always, That this Act or any Thing therein fice of Confiable, contained shall not extend to the Office of any High Conftable,

Petty Constable, Tythingman, Headborough, Overfeer of the Poor, Churchwardens, Surveyors of the Highways or any like inferior Civil Officer in the said Kingdom of Ireland, or to any Office of Forester or Keeper of any Park, Chase, Warren or Game, or Bailiff of any Manor or Lands, nor to any like private Offices, nor to any Person or Persons having only any the before mentioned or the like Offices in the said Kingdom.

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CA P. XVIII.
An Act for the more effectual preventing the Abuses and

Frauds of Persons imployed in the working up the
Woollen, Linen, Fustian, Cotton and Iron Manufactures

of this Kingdom.
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VHEREAS many Frauds are daily committed by Persons

imployed in the working up of the Woollen, Linen, • Fustian, Cotton and Iron Manufactures within this Kingdom,

by imbeziling and purloining of the Materials with which they are intrusted, to the great Prejudice of Trade and Commerce;' Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent 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 fame, That from and after the twenty fourth Day of June One thousand seven hundred and three, if

any Person or Persons employed in the working up the Woollen, Lineri, Fustian, Cotton or Iron Manufactures within this Kingdom, shall imbezil or purloin any Wefts, Thrums or Ends of Yarn, or any other Materials of Wool, Hemp, Flax, Cotton or Iron, with which hc, she or they is or shall be intrufted to work upon, or shall reel short or false Yarn, being thereof law. fully convicted by the Oath of one or more credible Witness or Witnesses, or by the Confession of the Party or Parties accused of the fame, before one Justice of the Peace of the said County where such Offence shall be committed, shall forfeit double the Value of the Damages done, for the Use of the Poor of the said Parish : Aud in cale the Offender or Offenders so convicted as aforesaid, shall neglect or refuse to pay their Forfeiture or For. feitures as aforesaid, that then it shall and may be lawful for the said Justice to cause the said Offender to be committed to the House of Correction, until Satisfaction shall be made : And in case it shall appear to the said Justice, that the said Offender is not able to make Satisfaction, then the said Offender shall be there publickly whipped, and kept to hard Labour, for any Time not exceeding fourteen Days.

11. And be it further enacted by the Authority aforesaid,
That every person or Persons buying or receiving any Wefts,
Thrums, or Ends of Yarn, or any other Materials of Wool,
Hemp, Flax, Cotton or Iron, and being thereof lawfully con.

xicted,

Penalty

Punin ment.

Buving, &c. Cuch Goods.

victed, in Manner as aforesaid, shall suffer the like Penalties and Penalty.
Forfeitures, as one convicted, pursuant to this Act, for purloin-
ing and imbeziling of the said Materials.

III. And to prevent the Oppression of the Labourers and Labourers, &c. Workmen imployed in the Woollen, Linen, Fustian, Cotton to be paid in

Money. and Iron Manufacture, Be it cnacted by the Authority aforesaid, That all Payments and Satisfactions hereafter to be made to any of the same Labourers and Workmen, for any Work by them done in the fame Manufacture, shall be by the lawful Coin of this Realm, and not by any Cloth, Victuals or Commodities, in lieu thereof: And all Wool delivered out to be wrought up, shall What Wool to be fo delivered, with Declaration of the true Weight thereof, on be delivered out Pain that every Offender, in either of the said Cafes, shall forfeit hy Weight.

Penaky. and pay to such Labourer or Worker, double the Value of what shall be due for such Work by him, her or them done ; and if any fuch Labourer or Worker shall be guilty of any such Fraud or Default in the Work by him, her or them done, then such Libourer or Worker shall allow and answer to the Owner of such Penalty. Work double the Damages thereby sustained,

IV. And be it further enacted by the Authority aforesaid, Hov Wages. That all Wages, Demands, Frauds and Defaults of Labourers &c. of Labourers in the Woolleri, Linen, Fustian, Cotton and Iron Manufactures, may be deter

inined. for or concerning any Work done in the fame Manufactures, Thall and may be heard and determined by any two Justices of the Peace of the County, Riding, Division, City or Town Corporate, where the Matter in Controversy ariseth, who are hereby impowered to fummon and examine Witnesses on Oath concern. ing the fame : But in case any Person shall think himself aggrieved by any Judgment or Order of the said Justices, it shall and may bé lawful for such Person to appeal against the Judgment and Appeal. Order of the said two Justices, to the Justices of the Peace in the General Quarter Sessions of the Peace, which shall be held for the fame County, Riding, Divifion, City or Town Corporate, next after Notice of such Order of the said two Justices; and the Justices of the Peace in the said General Quarter-Sessions, are hereby impowered to summon and examine Witnesses on Oath, and to hear and finally determine the Matter of the said Appeal ; Final and in case the fame Justices in the said General Quarter-Seffions, fhall give Judgment against such Appellant, then the fame Justices Shall award and order to the Party, on whose Behalf the same Appeal is determined, such reasonable Coits and Charges to be Costs paid by such Appellarit, in regard of such Appeal, as to the same Juftices shall feem meet.

V. Provided also, and be it further enacted, That this A& shall Continuance of continue for the Space of three Years, to be commenced from Act.. the said twenty fourth Day of June One thousand seven hundred and three, and from thence to the End of the next Session of Parliament, and no longer. [Made perpetual, 9 Ann. c. 30. explained and amended, and made to extend to Scotland, 13 G 2.6. 8. 10 & 11. j and none of the Provisions of this da repealed, 39 & 40 G. 3. 6. 20. 11.]

CA P.

CA P. XIX.
An Act for taking, examining and stating the publick

Accounts of the Kingdom.

IKP.

EXP.

CA P. XX.
An A&t for reviving and continuing the late Acts for ap-

pointing Commissioners to take, examine, and determine
the Debts due to the Army, and for Transport Service,
and also an Account of the Prizes taken during the
late War.
[Continued, 2 & 3 Anr. 6. 20. $ 60. till 30th June 1704.]

CA P. XXI.
An Act for advancing the Sale of the forfeited Estates in

Ireland, and for vesting such as remain unsold by the
present Trustees, in Her Majesty, Her Heirs and Suc-
ceffors, for fuch Uses, as the same were before vested in
the faid Trustees ; and for the more effectual selling
and setting the said Estates to Protestants; and for
explaining several Acts relating to the Lord Bophin, and

Sir Redmond Everard. [In Part, repealed by 18 G. 3.c.61. $1.; and fee 33 G. 3. 6.46.

This da is numbered 2 on the Roll, indorsed Sixtb

Part 1 Ann.]

1. Note.

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CA P. XXII.
An Ad for preventing Frauds in Her Majesty's Duties

upon stamped Vellum, Parchment and Paper.
[Nott. -This Ad numbered 3 on the Roll, indorsed Sixth Part

1 Ann.] TOR Prevention of several Frauds, whereby Her Majefty's

Duties, by the several Acts of Parliament in that Behalf • made, imposed on stamped Vellum, Parchment and Paper, have • been very much lessened ;' Be it enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this pre.

fent Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the fame, Arromey, &c. That from and after the five and twentieth Day of March in neglecting to file the Year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and three, if Action, &c. any Clerk, Officer, Attorney, Solicitor or other Person (to whom

it hall appertain, or who shall be employed or intrufted to enter or file any Action, Plaint, Bail, Appearance, Admiffion, or other Matter or Thing, in respect whereof any, Duty shall be payable by virtue of the faid Acts, or any of them) fhall neglect to enter, file or record the same, as by Law the fame ought to be entred, filed or recorded, within the Space of four Months after such Clerk, Officer, Attorney, Solicitor or other Perfon, thall have feceived any Money, for or in respect of the Eutry, Filing or

Recording

Recording any such Action, Plaint, Bail, Appearance, Admillion, or other Matter or Thing, or shall have promised or undertaken to enter, file or record the same, or shall neglect to or enter aery Tube enter, file or record any such Action, Plaint, Bail, Appearance, sequent Proor other Matter or Thing, before any subsequent, further or ceeding, &c. other Proceeding, Matter or Thing, in, upon, or relating to the same, shall be had, entred, filed or recorded, or if any Clerk, Officer, Attorney, Solicitor, or other Person or Perfons, shall, after the said five and twentieth Day of March One thousand seven hundred and three, tranfact, enter, record or file any such further or other Proceeding, Matter or Thing, subsequent and relating to such Action, Plaint, Bail or Appearance, before the same shall have been duly entred, filed or recorded, that then every such Clerk, Officer, Attorney, Solicitor or other Perfon so neglecting or offending, hall,' for every such Offence or Neglect, forteit the Sum of twenty Pounds, with full Cofts of Penalty. Suit; and further, That no such Record or Entry, as aforesaid, Shall (in or upon any Suit or Prosecution to be commenced or brought against any such Clerk, Officer, Attorney, Solicitor or other Perfon, for any Offence against this Act) be of itself any concluding Evidence of the Time that the same was made, Evidence. written, entred or filed, or supposed to be, but in such Suit, or upon such Prosecution, Proof shall be admitted to be made of the Time that the fame was actually made, written, entred or filed : Provided, That nothing in this Act contained, shall Pravila. extend, or be construed to extend, to oblige or compel any Clerk, Officer or other Perfon, to enter or file any Appear. ance where any Judgment is entred by Confeffion; any Thing in this Act contained to the contrary notwithstanding. [Explained 5 Ann. c. 19.9 29.)

II. And be it further enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That if any Person or Persons, 'at any Time after the said five Ingrossing on any and twentieth Day of March One thousand seven hundred and Vellum, &c three, shall write or ingrofs, or cause to be written or ingroffed, either the Whole or any part of any Writ, Mandate, Bond, Affidavit or other Writing, Matter or Thing whatsoever, in respect whereof any Duty is payable by the laid A&ts, or any of them, on the Whole or any part of any Piece of Vellum, Parchment or Paper, whereon there shall have been before written whereon Writ, any other Writ, Bond, Mandate, Affidavit or other Matter or &c. was before Thing, in respeet whereof any Duty was payable by the faid written, &c. Acts, or any of them, before such Véllum, Parchment or Paper shall have been again marked or ftamped according to the faid Ads, or shall fraudulently erase or scrape out, or cause to be or erasing, &c erased or scraped out, the Name or Names of any Person or Per. or tearing in

Mark, lis.
fons, or any Sum, Date, or other Thing written in such Writ,
Mandate, Affidavit, Bond or other Writing, Matter or Thing,
as aforesaid, or fraudulently cut, tear or get

off
any

Mark or
Stamp from any Piece of 'Vellum, Parchment or Paper, or any
Part thereof, with Intent to use such Stamp or Mark for any
other Writing, Matter or Thing, in respect whereof any, Duty
shall be payable by virtue of the said Acts, or any of them,
that then-so often, and in every such Cafe, every person fo offend
ing in any of the Particulars Þefore mentioned, fhall for every
fuch Offence forfeit the Sum of 'tienty Pounds, with ful Costs Penalty

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