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made, or hereafter to be made, for Persons, Horses, or Carriages, anless where it is passing Turnpike Roads or Bridges; unless by such A&t.it has been expressly pro or shall be expressly provided that the said Officers, Soldiers, Carvided that they are liable.

riages, and Horses, are and shall be liable equally with others to

the Duties and Tolls therein authorized to be demanded and takeo : Tolls on Barces Provided always, that nothing herein contained fhall exempt from conveying Sul

the Payment of Toll any Bats, Barges, or other Veffels employed diers, &c. in conveying the Officers, Soldiers, Servants, Women, Children, or

other Persons of or belonging to His Majelty's Forces, or the Arms, Clothes, Accoutrements, T-nts, Baggage, and other Equipage, of or belonging to His Majesty's Forces, crany Military Storts along any Canal, but the same fhall be liable to Toll in like Manner as other Boala, Barges, and Vessels are liable thereto.

$ 63 to 67, are the same as $ 62 to 66 of 48 G. 3.6. 15. Officers and LXVIII. And be it further enacted by the Authority aforesaid, Soldiers shall be That it shall and may be lawful to quarter Officers and Soldiers in quartered in

Ireland, in such and the like Places and Houses as they might have Ireland, as the Laws in force at

been quartered in by the Laws 'n force in Ireland at the Time of its the Time of ibe Union with Great Britain; and that the Pufleffors of such Houses Union direct. Niall only be liable to furnish the faix Officers and Soldiers quartered

there, as by the said Laws in force at the Time of the said Union was provided; and that if any Perion in Ireland, liable to have Officers and Soldiers quartered and billetted on him, shall refuse to receive or viftual any such Officer or Soldier so quartered or billetted upon him or her as aforesaid, or shall refuse to furnith any such Officer or Soldier, fo quartered or billetted, in such Manner as by she said Laws in force in Ireland at the Time of the said Union was provided, every such Perfon, fo refusing, shall be subject and liable to all such Penaltics as any Person so refusing was liabie to under or by virtue of any Laws in farce in Ireland at the Time of the said Union.

« § 69 70 72, are the same as g 68 to 71 of 48 G. 3.6. 15. Clause for Relief LXXIII. Provided nevertheless, and it is hereby enacted and of Persons haitily declared by the Authority aforesaid, That, from and after the said enlifting them

Twenty fourth Day of hlarch One thousand eight hundred and nine, selves.

when and as often as any Person or Persons shall be enlisted as a Soldier or Soldiers in His Majesty's Land Service, he or they shall, within Four Days, but not sooner than Twenty-four Hours, after such enlilting respectively, be carried or go with some Officer, Non-commiffioned Officer or Private Soldier belonging to the Recruiting Party by which he shall be enlisted, or with the Pirson employed on the Recruiting Service with whom he shall have enlisted, before fome Justice of the Peace of any County. Riding, City, or Place, or Chief Magiftrate of any City or Town Corporate, residing or being next to, or in the Vicinity of the Place where such Person or Persons fliall have been enlifted, and not being an Officer in the Army, and before such Justice or Chief Magistrate he or they shall be at Liberty to declare his or

their Dissent to fuch enlisting ; and upon such Deciaration, and reSuch Perions not paying the

turning the enlifting Money, and also cach Person so diffenting paying Money within the Sum of Twenty Shillings for the Charges expended or laid out the limited upon him, such Person or Persons so enlifting shall be forthwith difTime shall be charged and let at Liberry, in the Presence of such Justice or Chief deemed to be

Magiitrate; but if such Perlon or. Persons shall retule or begleet, enlilled; in

within

within the Space of Twenty-four Hours, to return and pay fuch which Cafe, or Money as aforesaid, he or they shall be deemed and taken to be en

if they enlist, the

Justices Iball read lifted, as if he or they had given his or their Affent thereto before the

over to them said Juilice or Chief Magistrate; and if such Person or Persons shall certain Sections declare his or their having voluntarily enliited himself or themselves, of the Articles then such Justice or Chief Magistrate th-ll, and he is hereby required of War, and forthwith to read over, or in his own Presence to cause to be read over,

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taiu Oaths, to such Person or Persons the Third and Fourth Articles of the Second Section, and the Firlt Article of the Sixth Section of the Articles of War againit Mutiny and Desertion, and to tender and administer to such Person or Perfons respectively, not on'y the Oath of Fidelity mens tioned in the said Articles of War, but also the Oath mentioned in the Schedule to this Act annexed, marked (A.), or if the Person shall be desirous of enlifting without any Limitation of Period of Service, the Oath in the Schedule to this Act annexed, marked (B.); and if such Person or Persons shall take the said Oaths, then fuch Justice or Chief Magistrate shall, and he is hereby required fortbwith to certify under his Hand the enlisting and swearing, together with the Place of the Birth, Age, and Calling, if known, of such Person or Persons, in the Form mentioned in the Schedule to this AA annexed, marked (C.), if the Oath in the Form marked (A.) shall have been taken, and in the Form marked (D.) if the Oath in the Form marked (B.) shall bave been taken, except in the Case of Recruits enlifted to serve either in His Majesty's Troops, or in the Forces of the East India Company, according as His Majesty shall think fit, in pursuance of an Act passed' Recraits enlifted in the Thirty.ninth Year of the Reign of His Majesty, intituled, An under 39 G. 3. Aa for better recruiting the Forces of ihe East India Company, in which 109. for the

East India ComCale every such Recruit shall, initead of the said Oath of Fidelity, and of the Oath contained in the Schedule (A.) or (B.) to this A& &e. Thall take annexed, take the Oath of Allegiance directed by the faid Ad of the the Oath of Thirty-ninth of His Majesty, and contained in the Schedule to this Allegiance, Ad annexed, marked (E.); and the Justice or Chief Magiftrate shall certify such Enliftment and Swearing accordingly in the Form mentioned in the Schedule to this AA annexed, marked (F.); and if any such Person or Persons, fo to be certified, shall wilfully refuse to take the faid Oath of Fidelity before the said Justice or Chief Magiftrate, it shall and may be lawful for such Officer, from whom he has received fuch Money as aforesaid, to detain and confine such Person or Persons until he or they shall take the said Oath of Fidelity; and every Military Officer that shall act contrary hereto, or offend herein, thall incur the like Penalty and Forfeiture as is by this Ad to be inflicted upon any Officer for making a false and untrue Muster ; and the Penalty and Forfeiture shall be levied and recovered in the fame Man. ner as any Penalties or Forfeitures are by this Ad to be levied or recovered.

LXXIV. And be it further enacted, by the Authority aforesaid, Perfors receiving That if any Person or Persons shall receive the enligting Money from enlifting Money any such Officer, Non-commissioned Officer, Private Soldier, or other and absconding Person employed on the Recruiting Service, (knowing it to be fuch,) enlisted."

&c. deemed duly · and thall abfcond, or refuse to go before such Juftice or Chief Ma

giftrate, or if any Person having received any such enlifting Money as
aforesaid shall thereafter absent himself from the Recruiting Party
with which he enlifted, or Person with whom he enlifted, and shall got
voluptarily return to such Recruiting Party of Person enliding him, to
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go before some Juftice of the Peace or Magiftrate, under the Provisions of this Act, within such Period of Four Days aforesaid, fuch Person shall be deemed to be enlifted, and a Soldier in His Majesty's Service as fully to all Intents and Purposes as if he had been duly attetted, and may be apprehended and punished as a Deserter, or for being absent without Leave under any Articles of War made for Punishment of Mutiny and Desertion ; and it shall not be necessary for any Recruiting Party or Person employed in enlifting to give any Notice to any such Person, or to go after any such Person for the Puro pose of carrying fuch Pcrfon before any Justice or Magistrate as aforesaid ; nor shall any such Person who shall not have remained with, or who shall not have returned to such Recruiting Party or Person enlifting him as aforesaid, be entitled to be discharged or be discharged by any Justice of the Peace or Magiftrate after the Expiration of such Four

Days as aforesaid. Persons conceal LXXV. And be it further enacted, That any Person who shall ing Infirmities on enlift into His Majesty's Forces, and who shall be discovered to be enlifting, may be incapable of a&tive Service, by reason of any Infirmity which shall have transferred to Garrison, Ve

been concealed by such Person, or not declared before the Justice of teran or Invalid the Peace at the Time of his Attestation, and mentioned at the Foot Battalions, or thereof, may be transferred into any Garrison or Veteran or Invalid the Marines. Battalion, or into His Majesty's Marine Forces, notwithstanding he

Mall have enlifted for any particular Regiment; any Thing in any
A&t or Acts of Parliament, or any Rules and Regulations relating to

Soldiers, to the contrary not withftanding. Perfons making LXXVI. And be it further enacted, That any Person who shall false Represen- knowingly, wilfully, and designedly make any false Representation of tations for the Purpose of ob

any Particular contained in the Oaths respectively marked (A.) and laining Bounty, (B.) and Certificates marked (C.) and (D) in the Schedule to this deemed guilty of Ad respectively contained and annexed, before the Justice of the obtaining Money Peace or Magistrate at the Time of his Atteftation, for the Purpose under false

of obtaining, and shall obtain any enlifting Money or any Bounty for Pretences;

entering into His Majesty's Service, or any other Money, shall be as under 30 G. 2. c. 24.

deemed guilty of obtaining Money under false Pretence, within the true Intent and Meaning of an A&t passed in the Thirtieth Year of the Reign of His late Majefty King George the Second, intituled, An A8 for the more effe&ual Punishment of Persons who fball altain or attempt to attain Polefron of Goods or Money by false or untrue Pretonces, for preventing the unlawful pawning of Goods, for the easy Redemption of Goods pawned, and for preventing Gaming in Publick Houses by Fourneymen Labourers, Servants

, and Apprentices; and the Production of such Certificate, and Proof of the Hand writing of the Justice of the Peace giving such Certificate, shall be sufficient Evidence of such Party having represented the several Particulars contained in the Oath sworn by him, and specified in the Certificate of the Justice at the

Time of his enlifting Deferters surren LXXVII. And be it further enacted, That any Person who shall

rendering fhall voluntarily surrender or deliver himself up as a Deserter, from any * be deemed to Regiment or Corps of His Majesty's Forces, shall be deemed to have have been duly been duly enlifted and to be a Soldier, and shall be liable to serve in

any such Regiment or Battalion or Corps of His Majesty's Forces, as His Majelty shall think fit to appoint, whether such Person fhall have been ever actually enlifted as a soldier or not.

LXXVIII.

LXXVIII. And be it further enacted, That if any Person duly Penalty on Apbound as an Apprentice, shall enlift as a Soldier in His Majesty's prentices entiltLand Service, and shall ftate to the Justice of the Prace, or Magistrate ing themselves. before whom he shall be carried, that he is not an Apprentice, every such Person fo offending, and being thereof duly convicted, shall be and is hereby declared to be subject and liable to be imprison:d in any Gaol or House of Correction, and kep: to hard Labour for Two Years, may be indicted and punished for obtaining Money under false Pretences under the Provisions of the said recited Ad of the Thirtiech Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, and fhall, after the Expiration of his Apprenticeship, be liable to serve as a Soldier in any Regiment of His Majesty's Regular Forces ; and if, on the Expiration of his Apprenticeship, he hall not deliver himself to some Officer authorized to receive Recruits, may be taken as a Deserter from His Majesty's Forces.

LXXIX. And be it further enacted, That no Master in England Masters not shall be entitled to claim any Apprentice who shall after the passing of entitled to claim this Ad, enlift as a Soldier in His Majesty's Land Service, unk fs luch Apprentices,

unless bound Apprentice shall have been bound to him in England for the full Term

for a certain of Seven Y cars, and if in Ireland for the fuli Term of Five Years Period, and the at the last, and unless such Matter shall within One Calendar Month Masters shall after such Apprentice shall have absconded or left his Service, go before take the Oath fome Justice of the Peace or Magistrate, and before such Justice of the herein menPeace or Magistrate take the Oath mentioned in the Schedule to this

tioned. Act annexed, marked (G.,) and produce the Certificate of such Justice of the Peace or Magistrate of his having taken such Oath, which Cer. tificate such Justice of the Peace or Magistrate is hereby required to give in the Form in the Schedule to this Act annexed, marked" (H.)

LXXX. And be it further enacted, That no Malter in Scotland How Masters in shall be entitled to claim any Apprentice who shall after the passing Scotland Thall of this At, enlist as a Soldier in His Majesty's Land Service. unless proceed to such Apprentice shall have been bound to him for the full Term of recover Apprenat least Four Years by a regular Contract or Indenture of Appren. ticeship, duly extended, ligned and tested, and binding on both parties by the Law of Scotland, prior to the Period of Enlistment, and unless such Contract or Indenture, fo duly executed, shail, within Tire Months after the Coinmencement of the Apprenticeship, and before the Period of Enlistment, have been produced to a Juttice of the Peace of the County wherein the Parties relide, and there shall have been indorsed thereon by such Justice a Certificate or Declaration figned by him, specifying the Date when, and the Person by whom such Contract or Indeature shall have been so produced, which Certificate or Declaration such Justice of the Peace is hereby required to indorse and fign; and unless such Apprentice shåll, when claimed by such Mafter be under Twenty-one Years of Age, and unless such Malter shall, within One Calendar Month after luch Apprentice fail have absconded or left his Service go before some Justice of the Peace, and before such Justice of the Peace take the Oath mentioned in the Schedule to this Ad annexed, marked (G.), and produce the Certificate of such Justice of the Peace of his having taken such Oath, which Certificate such Justice of the Peace is hereby required to gite in the Form in the Schedule to tbis A& annexed, marked (H.)

LXXXI. Provided always, and be it further enacted, That no Masters in Malter in Scotland shall be precluded from claiming any Apprentice Scotland thall D 2

who not be precluded

die Bounty

from claiming who shall hereafter enlift, by reason of the Contract or Indenture not Apprentices

having been produced to a Justice of the Peace in the Manner directed eidisting, if Indentures be

by the Act of the latt Seffion of Parliament, intituled, An Ad for produced to a punibing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the better Payment of the Army Justice within and their Quarters, within the Time therein limited, provided the same 3 Months after shall be produced to any Justice of the Peace of the County wherein the paling this Act. Parties refide, and be indorsed as therein directed, at any Time within

Three Months after the passing of this A&. Moters of LXXXII. And be it further enacted, 'That any Master of any Apprentices

Apprentice who shall have enlisted as a Soldier in His Majesty's Land enlifting confenting, entitled

Forces

, shall upon his consenting to give up the Indentures of Apto receive a prenticeship within One Month after the enlifting of fuch Apprentice certain Part of as a Soldier, he entitied to receive to his own Use so much of the

Bounty parable to such Recruit, after deducting therefrom Two Money. Guineas, which shall be reserved in order to provide the said Recruit

with Neceflaries, as shall not have been paid to such Recruit before

Notice given of his bring an Apprentice. Apprentices LXXXIII. And be it further enacted, That every Apprentice who claimed by their shall be claimed by his Master, shall be be taken before a Juftice of the Masters thall be Peace or Magikrare of the County, Stewartry, Riding, Divifion, Ciry, carried before a Justice and

Liberty, or Place, where such Apprentice hall happen to be when fo evinaittade claimed, and it shall be lawful for such Justice of the Peace or Ma.

giltrate, and such Justice of the Peace or Magiftrate is hereby required, on Proof on Oath of such Person being an Apprentice, and having enlifted and declared that he was no Apprentice, and on Production and Proof of the Indenture of Apprenticeship, to commit such Person fo offending as aforefaid to the Common Gaol of the County, Stewartrý, Riding, Division, City, Liberty, or Place where such person shall be at the Time when he Mall be so claimed by his faid Máster, there

to remain, until he shall be discharged by due Course of Law. Juftices shall LXXXIV. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for exainine upon the Jaftice of the Peace or Magiftrale, except in Scotland, as hereinOrth, and

after mentioned, before whom such Person so offending shall be so taken keep the Indenture to be

as aforesaid, to examine into the Matters alleged against such Person produced.

upon Vath, and which Oath the faid Magiftrate is hereby empowered to adminifter ; and also to keep in his Custody the Indenture of Apprenticeship, to be produced as Occasion shall require, and to bind over the Malter claiming such Person, and any other Pe:sons he may think proper, to give Evidence at the General or Quarter Sessions of the Peace, or Session of Oyer and Terminer, at which the Trial of such Perfon is herein-after directed to be had againf such Person fo offending, and the Production of fuch Indenture of Apprenticeship, with the Certificate of the Justices of the Peace or Magistrate that the fame was proved before him, Mall be sufficient Evidence of such

Inder ture of Apprenticeship. Offenders shall LXXXV. And be it further enacted, That every such Offender, be tried at the

except in Scotland, as herein-after mentioned, may and shall be tried at next or succeed- the General or Quarter Sessions of the Peace, or Sessions of Oyer and ing Quarter S&lions,

Terminer for the County, Riding, Division, City, Liberty, or Place, wherein the Offence charged shall have been committed, next after fuch Offender's being brought betore such Justice of the Peace or Magistrate as aforesaid, or the Seffions immediately succeeding such next Seffions, upless the Court shall think fit to put off the Trial on juft Caufe.

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