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II. Provided always, That nothing in this act shall extend Not to extend to apprentices under the age of fifteen years, who shall rob to apprentices

under 15 years their masters, as aforesaid.

. of age. III. And whereas there bas been some doubt, whether the entring Enrring into into the mansion-house of another, without breaking the same, with a house withan intent to commit fome felony, and breaking the said house in the out breaking night-time to get out, be burglary; be it declared and enacted by it, or being..

there' committhe authority aforesaid, That if any person shall enter into the ne mansion or dwelling-house of another, by day or by night, and breaking without breaking the same, with an intent to coinmit felony, or the house in being in such house shall commit any felony, and shall in the the night to night-time break the said house to get out of the same, such per- get out, shall son is and shall be adjudged and taken to be guilty of burglary, and shall be ousted of the benefit of his and her clergy, in the same manner as if such person had broke and entred the said house in the night-time, with an intent to commit felony there. ...

CAP. VIII.
· An act for raising the militia for the year one thousand seven hundred
· and thirteen, although the month's pay formerly advanced be not re-
y paid. E X P.

CAP. IX. ,
An a&t for continuing an ast made in the third and fourth

years of the reign of her present Majesty, intituled, An
act for encouraging the importation of naval stores

from her Majesty's plantations in America ; and for en· couraging the importation of naval stores from that part of

Great Britain called Scotland, to that part of Great
Britain called England.

i JITHEREAS an a{t was made in the third and fourth years

V of her present Majesty's reign, intituled, An act for encouraging the importation of naval stores from her Majesty's plan- 3&4 Ann. tations in America ; which hath been found to be very advantageous c. 106 for furnishing with naval stores the royal navy and shipping of this kingdom, wherein, under God, the wealth, safety, and strength of this nation is so much concerned, and depends or the due fupply of flores necesary for the fame; which by a due encouragement may be had from her Majesty's colonies and plantations in America, which were at first settled, and are still maintained and protected at a great €xpence from this kingdom; and in regard the said colonies and plantations may (as they have done) commodiously afford great quantities of all sorts of raval fiores, by continuing the encouragement given in the faid act for importing the same into England: and whereas the faid

axt is near expiring; be it therefore enacted by the Queen's most phe. · excellent majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Ann.c. ,

lords spiritual and temporal and commons, in this present parlia- continued for ment assembled, and by the authority of the same, That the !! years from faid act made in the third and fourth years of her present Ma- the expl

f her prefent Ma the expiration

jesty's The premium

C4

for kemp water jesty's reign, intituled, An all for encouraging the importation of

con naval flores from her Majesty's plantations in America, and every years by 8 Geo, part thereof, shall be and is hereby continued from the time of 1. c. 1. l. 1. the expiration of the fame, for and during the space and term

' of eleven years, and from thence to the end of the next session of parliament. . .. .

. .. Premiums for II. And whereas there are in several parts of North Britain,

ginamaval commonly called Scotland, great fore of pine and fir-trees, fit for stores from Scotland, after mafts, and for the making of pitch, tar, rozin, and other naval 3 Sept. 1713. Pores; but the lands and woods which may yield such naval fores are For the encou- molly in parts mountainous and remote from navigable rivers; thereragement rela- four ting bereto, fee"

fore for the encouragement of the proprietors of such lands and 2 Geo.2.c. 35.

25. woods, in the making the roads, passages, and rivers in those

northern parts ufeful and commodious to the publick, as well as for conveying such naval stores to sea ports in North Britain, to be brought by sea to that part of Great Britain called England; be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, That every person or persons that shall, from and after the first day of September, one thousand seven hundred and thirteen, during the reniainder of the time limited for the granting premiums to the importers of nayal stores from America, by virtue of the said act, and of this present act, bring from North Britain aforesaid, into any port of South B. itain aforesaid, in any ship or ships built in Great Britain, any trees fit for masts, yards, or bowsprights, or any pitch, tar, rozin, or turpentine, neat, and in good and merchantable condition, shall have and receive, as a reward or premium for bringing such naval stores from North Britain to South

Britain, after and according to the several rates for fueh naval Tar 41. per stores, as follows; (viz.) For good and merchantable start per

ton, containing eight barrels, and each barrel to gage one and Thirty gallons and an half, the sum of four pounds, for good

and merchantable pitch per tun, each tun containing twenty Pitch 4. per gross hundreds (neat pitch) to be brought in eight barrels, the tun.

per fum of four pounds; for good and merchantable rozin or tur. Rozin gl. per

pentine per tun, each tun containing twenty grofs hundreds

(neat rozin or turpentine) to be brought in eight barrels, the Malts,&c. 20$. sum of three pounds; for all masts, yards, and bow prights per per tun. tun, allowing forty foot to each tun, girt measure, according

. to the customary way of measuring round bodies, the sum of To be paid by twenty, shillings : which several rewards or premiums fhall likethe otħcers of wise be paid and answered in good and lawful money of Great

leon Britain, by the commissioners or principal officers of her Macertificare from the cufs jesty's navy, who are hereby impowered and required to make tom officers cut bill or bills to be paid in course for the same, upon certificate where landed. of the respective chief officer or officers of the customs in any For furtber pro

0 port of South Britain, where such naval Atores shall be imvisions concern. Port of DOULD britain, V ing jucb certis ported, as aforesaid, such bill or bills to be made out and given ficate, fee to the person or persons importing the same, as aforesaid, within 5 Gem. s.c. 11. twenty days after the discharge or unlading of the ship or vessel, 1. 10. 17. and nine or vells in which 8 Geo. 1.C. 12. Wps . fhips or vessels, in which such stores shall be imported, upon a

tun.

tun.

the

certificate

f. 4.

certificate or certificates to be produced to the chief officer or officers of the customs where such stores shall be imported; which And on certii certificate or certificates shall be under the hands and seals of ficate from the the comptroller and collector of her Majesty's customs, and comptroller such naval officer as, her Majefty shall think fit to appoint,'or any two of them, residing at any such port or ports in North Britain where

&c. in North Britain, as her Majesty, under the great feal of Great Britain, such stores hall think fit to appoint, where such naval stores shall be em- Mall be imbarked or shipped, in order for importing the same into any barked,

y such naval port of South Britain, That before the departure of such {hip fores i of veitel, thips or vessels, the perfons, traders or factors con- the growth of cerned or imployed in the preparing or manufacturing such Scotland, &c. naval itores, or any two of them, had made affidavit in writing before such comptroller and collector of her Majesty's customs in North Britain, and such naval officer as her Majesty thall think fit to appoint, or any two of them, That such naval stores so brought to such port of North Britain, were truly, and bona fde, of the growth and produce of North Britain aforesaid ; in which affidavit the particular quantities and qualities of such nayal ftores, together with the time when such naval stores were prepared and manufactured, the names of the proprietors thereof, and the place or places where the fame grew, were prepared and manufactured, shall be fully and plainly specified

and contained, which affidavits the said comptroller and col.. . I lector of her Majesty's customs in North Britain, and such na:

val officer as her Majesty shall think fit to appoint, or any two
of tbem, are hereby impowered to take, and to administer fuchs
cach, as raforesaid, and the fame affidavits to keep in their cufio.
tody, and in which certificate a true copy of such affidavit shall
be inserted; as likewise upon oath, to be made within any port
in South Britain, by the master or masters of such ship or vessel,
fhips or vessels importing such naval stores, That the same were
truly ladenion board fuch ship or vessel, fhips or vessels, within
North Britain, aforesaid, and that he or they know or believe
that the said naval stores were of the growth of North Britain
aforefaid. it .

Cras . IIL: Provided always, That the preemption or refusal of such The preempNorth British naval stores, be offered and tendred to the com- tion to be tenmiftioners of her Majesty's navy upon landing the same, and it within the term of twenty days after such tender, the said com- of the navvero millioners Thall not contract or bargain for the fame, It shall and may be lawful for the importer or importers, owner or owners of the said North Britis naval stores, otherwise to difpofe of the fame.

IV. And for the better preventing any fraudulent importa-.. . tion of foreign naval stores (not being of the growth and pro- . duce of North Britain) to South Britain, in order to get the rewards or premiums hereby granted for North British naval stores ; be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, That if any person or persons Thall, during the continuance of the said for

on londine ha fame and is dred to the

ers

mer

Making a false mer act, and of this present act, fallly make affidavit of, and terfeiting cer.

coun. swear to the growth of any naval stores not being of the produce tificate, &c. to of North Britain, or shall counterfeit any such affidavit or certisuffer the pe. ficate, as herein is before described, in order to get any the prenalties of wil. miums hereby granted for North British naval stores, such per. ful perjury, and forfeit

fon or persons thall suffer the like pains and penalties as are in. 100l. curred by persons committing wilful and corrupt perjury; and

every such person and persons committing such offences, shall also forfeit the sum of one hundred pounds, one moiety thereof to the Queen's most excellent majesty, her heirs and succes. fors, and the other moiety thereof to any person or persons that will sue for the same, in any court of record of Great Britaia,

wherein no esfoin, protection, or wager of law, or more than &c. making

Hier one imparlance shall be allowed; and if any comptroller, colfalle certifi lector, or naval officer, shall make any false certificate contrary cate, liable to to the true meaning of this act, such comptroller, collector, or the penalties naval officer, and every of them, so offending, shall incur the Car.2. cap. 11.

14., faine pains and penalties, as any officer of any port for the like?

'offence is liable to, in making a false certificate for goods and merchandizes, by an act made in the thirteenth and fourteenth years of the reign of King Charles the Second, [intituled, An a

for preventing frauds, and regulating abuses in his Majesty's customs.] Maiter, &c.: V. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That importing fo- jf any master or owner of any ihip or vessel (hall fraudulently reign stores, as of the

' import or receive in such ship or vesel, to be imported into

por or receive in 1 growth of South Britain, any naval stores, not being of the growth of North Scotland, to Britain, as naval fiores of the growth of North Britain, knowing forfeit sool. the fame to be foreign naval stores, and thall demand, or receive as also the

for such foreign naval stores, any the rewards or premiums herethip, &c.

by granted for North British naval stores, such master or owner fall forfeit the sum of one hundred pounds, to be sued for, and recovered, in like manner, as aforesaid, and the ship or vesselin which such foreign naval stores shall be so frandulently imported, with all her guns, tackle, apparel, and furniture, fhall ? be forfeited to the Queen's majesty, her heirs and succeffors, ,

CAP. X. : ; ? r song An act for continuing the afts therein mentioned, for prevent

ing theft and rapine upon the Northern borders of England. 13 & 14 Car. 2. C..22.

W H EREAS in the session of parliament holden in the thir-?

V teenth and fourteenth years of the reign of our laté sovereign King Charles the Second, an act was made, intituled, An act for preventing theft and rapine upon the Northern borders of Eng

land; which was thereby to continue in force for and during the term 18 Car. 2. C. 3. of five years: and whereas another wet was made in the eighteenth

year of the said late King, intituled, An act to continue a former act to prevent theft and rapine upon the Northern borders of

England; both which acts were revived and continued by another all 29 & 30 Car. 2. made in the twenty-ninth and thirtieth years of the reign of the said

late King, intituled, An act for continuing two former acts, for preventing of theft and rapine upon the Northern borders of

England,

England, for and during the space and term of seven years, and also from thence until the end of the first session of the then next parliament; which three aforementioned acts, by an acl made in the first gear of the reign of King James the Second, intituled, An act for continuance of three former acts, for preventing of theft and rapine upon the Northern borders of England, were continued for 1 Jac. 2. C. 14. and during the space and term of eleven years, and from thence unto the md of the first feffion of the ihen next parliament; and were further continued by an acl made in the seventh and eighth years of the reign of the late King Williain the Third, intituled, An act to con- 7 & 8 W 3. tinue four former acts for preventing theft and rapine upon the C. 17.. Northern borders of England, for and during the space and term of frue years, and from thence unto the end of the firft feflion of the text parlament; all which acts and every of them, by an acl made in the twelfth and thirteenth years of the said late King William, in- 12 & 13 W. 3, tuled, An act for continuing the acts therein mentioned, for c. 6. preventing theft and rapine upon the Northern borders of EngBant, and all and every matter, clause and clauses therein contained, and all and every the powers and authorities thereby given, were en

et to continue and be in full force from and after the expiration of the therein lajt mentioned aft, for and during the space and term of devin years, and from thence to the end of the first sesion of the next Parliament: and it was also by the last herein mentioned act provided and mashed, That the said aels Mall be accepted, taken and reputed to te general and publick acts of parliament, of which all and every the judge and judges of this kingdom, in all courts, Mall take notice on all ulations whatsoever, as if they were publick acts of parliament rekuing to the whole kingdom : all which acts have been found necellary for the preservation of those places from that great number of lewd and

forderly perfons that usually frequented and infested those parts, and re now near expiring ; be it therefore enacted by the Queen's most excellent majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the lords fpiritual and temporal and commons, in this present parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, That all the faid aets, and every of them, and all and every matter, clause and clauses in them or any of them contained, and all and every the powers and authorities thereby given, thall continue and be in full force from and after the expiration of the said act, made in the twelfth and thirteenth years of the said late King William, for and during the space and term of eleven years, and from thence to the end of the first session of the next parliament, and no longer. Farther continued by 24 Geo. 2. 6.57. to i Sept. 1757. See 6 Geo. 2. 6. 37.

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