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DECLARATION to be made by a Soldier renewing his Service. 1 Number
do declare, That I am at present (or was, as the Case may be,)
in Captain Company in the
Regiment; that I enlisted on the
for a Term of Years; that I am of the Age of Years; and that I will serve Her Majesty, Her Heirs and Successors, [or in the Forces of the East India Company, as the Case may be,] for a further Term of
Years (to be filled up with Eleven Years in the Infantry, and Twelve in the Cavalry or Artillery or other Ordnance Corps, and, in the Case of a Soldier about to embark for Foreign Service, with such Number of Years as shall be required to complete a total Service of Twenty-one Years in the Infantry or Twenty-four in the Cavalry or Artillery or other Ordnance Corps,] provided my Services should so long be required, and also for such further Term, not exceeding Two Years, as shall be directed by the Commanding Officer on any Foreign Station. Declared before me
Signature of Soldier. Signature of Witness.
did on or
FORM of OATH to be taken by a MASTER whose APPRENTICE
has absconded. I of
do make Oath, That I am by Trade a and that
was bound to serve as an Apprentice to me in the said Trade, by Indenture dated the
for the Term of Years; and that the said about the
abscond and quit my Service without my Consent; and that to the best of my Knowledge and Belief the said
is aged about Years. Witness my Hand at
One thousand eight hundred and Sworn before me at this Day of
One thousand eight hundred and
FORM of JUSTICE'S CERTIFICATE to be given to the MASTER
of an APPRENTICE.
one of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace of
certify, That of came before me at
the Day of
One thousand eight hundred and and made Oath that he was by Trade a
was bound to serve as an Apprentice to him [No. 6. Price 2d.] F
in the said Trade, by Indenture dated the
Day abscond and quit the Service of the said without his Consent, and that to the best of his Knowledge and Belief the said Apprentice is aged about
FORM of DECLARATION of ATTESTATION of a COMMISSARY'S
do solemnly and sincerely declare, That I have not applied any Monies or Stores or Supplies under my Care or Distribution to my own Use, or to the private Use of any other Person by way of Loan to such Person or other. wise, or in any Manner applied them, or knowingly permitted them to be applied, to any other than public Purposes, according to the Duty of my Office; and I make this solemn Declaration conscientiously believing the same to be true, and by virtue of the Provisions of an Act passed in the Fifth and Sixth Years of the Reign of His Majesty King William the Fourth, Chapter 62, for the Abolition of unnecessary Oaths, and for substituting Declarations in lieu thereof. Declared before me by the within-named this Justice of the Peace of
or Commander in Chief or Second in Command, et cætera, the Army serving in et cætera (as the Case may be).
It is important for the Public Service, and for the Interest of the Deserter, that this Part of the Return should be accurately filled up, and the Details should be inserted by the Magistrate, in his own Handwriting, or, under his Direction, by bis Clerk.
I do hereby certify that the Prisoner
Signature and Address
of Magistrate. Signature of Prisoner.
- Signature of Informant. Insert " is" or " is not," as the Case may be.
I certify that I have inspected the Prisoner, and consider him for Military Service.
Signature of Military Medical Officer, or of Private Medical Practitioner.
* Insert "fit" or “unfit," as the Case may be ; and if unfit, state the cause of Unfitness.
7 & 8 G. 4. c. 29.
relative to Larceny and other Offences connected
[3d April 1849.]
George the Fourth, intituled An Act for consolidating ' and amending the Laws in England relative to Larceny and
other Offences connected therewith, it was among other things
any Felony thereby made punishable like Simple Larceny,
an Act passed in the Ninth Year of King George the Fourth, 9 G. 4. c. 55. • intituled An Act for consolidating and amending the Laws in
• Ireland relative to Larceny and other Offences connected there-
Simple Larceny:' Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's most
Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present
and forty-nine so much of the recited Provisions of the said Acts SimpleI arceny. respectively as makes any Person convicted of Simple Larceny,
or of any Felony by such Acts respectively made punishable like
otherwise punished as by the said Acts respectively is provided. Tenants and II. Provided always, and be it enacted, That if any Person Lodgers steal
shall steal any Chattel or Fixture let to be used by him or her in ing from Houses, &c. if the Value or with any House or Lodging, whether the Contract shall have exceed 51., been entered into by him or her, or by her Husband, or by any punishable as
Person on behalf of him or her or her Husband, in case the before the passing of this Act. Value of the Article or Articles stolen shall exceed the Sum of
Five Pounds, every such Offender, being convicted thereof, shall
be liable to be punished as if this Act had not been passed. Larceny, &c., III. Provided also, and be it enacted, That where any Person after Two pre has been twice convicted of any of the Offences punishable upon
the Case of
summary Conviction under the Provisions contained in the said Convictions, recited Acts, or an Act of the Eleventh Year of Her Majesty, before the passintituled An Act for the more speedy Trial and Punishment of ing of this Act. Juvenile Offenders, or an Act of the Twelfth Year of Her Ma- 10& 11 Vict. jesty, intituled An Act for the more speedy Trial and Punishment c. 82. of Juvenile Offenders in Ireland, or an Act of the Eighth Year of 11 & 12 Vict. King George the Fourth, intituled An Act for consolidating and
7&8 G. 4. c. 30. amending the Laws in England relative to malicious Injuries to Property, or an Act of the Ninth Year of King George the Fourth, intituled An Act for consolidating and amending the Laws 9G. 4.c. 56. in Ireland relative to malicious Injuries to Property, (whether cach of the Convictions has been in respect of an Offence of the same Description or not, and whether such Convictions, or either of them, be before or after the passing of this Act,) if the Person so twice convicted shall afterwards commit the Offence of Simple Larceny, or any Offence by the said firstly and secondly recited Acts respectively made punishable like Simple Larceny, such Offender, being convicted thereof, shall be liable to be punished as if this Act had not been passed.
IV. And be it enacted, That in any Indictment against any In Indictments Person who shall have been twice convicted of Offences punish- against Persons
twice convicted, able upon summary Conviction as aforesaid it shall be sufficient
it shall be suf. to state that such Person was at certain Times and Places so ficient to state twice convicted as aforesaid, without otherwise describing the the Fact, and Offences of which such Person was so convicted as aforesaid, and
of Convictions a Copy of any such Conviction, certified by the proper Officer of to be Evidence. the Court of General or Quarter Sessions to which such Conviction shall have been transmitted or returned, or proved to be a true Copy, shall be sufficient Evidence to prove such Conviction, and such Conviction shall be presumed to be unappealed against unless the contrary be shown.
Marine Forces while on shore. [3d April 1849.] : WHEREAS, it is judged necessary for the Safety of the
United Kingdom, and the Defence of the Possessions * of this Realm, that a Body of Royal Marine Forces should
be employed in Her Majesty's Fleet and Naval Service, under • the Direction of the Lord High Admiral of the United King• dom, or the Commissioners for executing the Office of Lord * High Admiral aforesaid : And whereas the said Forces may frequently be quartered or be on shore, or sent to do Duty or be on board Transport Ships or Merchants Ships or Vessels, or Ships or Vessels of Her Majesty, or other Ships or Vessels, * or they may be under other Circumstances in which they will ' not be subject to the Laws relating to the Government of Her • Majesty's Forces by Sea: And whereas no Man can be fore* judged of Life or Limb, or subjected in Time of Peace to any Kind of Punishment within this Realm by Martial Law, or in F 3