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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.

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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

Day of

for the Term of Years; and that the said about the

Day of

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

the

One thousand eight hundred and Sworn before me at this Day of

One thousand eight hundred and

Day of

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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

and that

was bound to serve as an Apprentice to him [No. 6. Price 2d.] F

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in the said Trade, by Indenture dated the

Day
of
for the Term of

Years; and
that the said Apprentice did on or about 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

Years.

of

FORM of DECLARATION of ATTESTATION of a COMMISSARY'S

ACCOUNTS.

I

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).

Day of

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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
has been duly examined before me as to
the Circumstance herein stated, and has
declared in my Presence that he †
a Deserter from the above mentioned
Corps.

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.

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7 & 8 G. 4. c. 29.

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CAP. XI.
An Act to amend the Laws in England and Ireland

relative to Larceny and other Offences connected
there with,

[3d April 1849.]
THEREAS by an Act passed in the Eighth Year of King

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
• enacted, that every Person convicted of Simple Larceny, or of

any Felony thereby made punishable like Simple Larceny,
should (except in the Cases therein-after otherwise provided
for) be liable, at the Discretion of the Court, to be transported
beyond the Seas for the Term of Seven Years, or to be other-
wise punished as by the said Act provided : And whereas by

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-
' with, it was among other things enacted, that every Person
• convicted of Simple Larceny, or of any Felony thereby made
• punishable like Simple Larceny, should (except in the Cases
• therein-after otherwise provided for) be liable, at the Discretion
• of the Court, to be transported beyond the Seas for the Term
• of Seven Years, or to be otherwise punished as by the same
• Act provided: And whereas it is expedient to abolish the
· Punishment of Transportation for the Offence of Simple Lar-
ceny, and for Felonies by the said Acts made punishable like

Simple Larceny:' 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
Punishment of Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That
Transportation from and after the First Day of May One thousand eight hundred
taken away in

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
Simple Larceny, (except in the Cases therein-after otherwise
provided for,) liable to be transported beyond the Seas for the
Term of Seven Years, shall be repealed, but every Person so
convicted shall be liable, at the Discretion of the Court, to be

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

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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

certified Copies

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.

CAP. XII.
An Act for the Regulation of Her Majesty's Royal

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

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