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of age.

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

under 15 years their masters, as aforesaid.

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

there' commit the authority aforesaid, That if any person shall enter into the

ng felony, 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-Ge burglary. 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 fame 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-
paid. E XP.

CAP. IX.
An a&t for continuing on ałt 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.
WHEREAS an act was made in the third and fourth years

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. io. for furnishing with naval stores the royal navy and shipping of this king dom, wherein, under God, the wealth, safety, and strength of this nation is so much concerned, and depends ox the due fupply of Hores necessary 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 naval stores, by continuing the encouragement given in the faid act for importing the same into England: and whereas the faid DET is near expiring ; be it therefore enacted by the Queen's most

The act 3 & 4 excellent majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Ann.c. 1o. 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 Taid act made in the third and fourth years of her present Ma- the expiration

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for hemp water jesty's reign, intituled, An act for encouraging the importation of nued jor 16 ,

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 f. the expiration of the fame, for and during the space and term

of eleven years, and from thence to the end of the next fession

of parliament. Premiums for

II. And whereas there are in several parts of North Britain, bringing naval

commonly called Scotland, great flore of pine and fir-trees, fit for stores from Scotland, after mafts, and for the making of pitch, tar, rozin, and other nával 3 Sept. 1713. Nores; but ihe lands and woods which may yield such naval flores are For ibe encou- mostly in parts mountainous and remote from navigable rivers's thereTagement rela- fore

for the encouragement of the proprietors of fuch lands and 2 Geo.2.c. 35. woods, in the making the roads, patages, and rivers in those

northern parts ufcful and commodious to the publick, as well as for conveying such naval flores 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 remainder of the time limited for the granting premiums to the importers of naval stores from America, by virtue of the said act, and of this present act, bring from North Britain aforesaid, into rany port of South Biitain aforesaid, in any fhip or ships built in Gregt Britain, any trees fit for mafts, 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

ftores, as follows; (viz.) For good and merchantable star 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 4i. per gross hundreds (neat pitch).to be brought in eight barrels, the tun.

sum of four pounds; for good and merchantable rozin or tur Rozin 3l. per pentine per tun, each tun containing twenty gross hundreds

(neat rozin or turpentine) to be brought in eight barrels, the Malts,&c. 208. lum of three pounds; for all mafts, yards, and bowsprights per

tun, allowing forty foot to each tun, girt measure, according

to the customary way of measuring round bodies, the fum of To be paid by twenty, Thillings : which several rewards or premiums fhall likethe others of wise be paid and answered in good and lawful money of Great the navy, on certificare

Britain, by the commissioners or principal officers of her Mafrom the cus- 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 tertificate where landed. of the respective chief officer or officers of the customs in any visions concern port of South Britain, where such naval stores thall be im ing luck certi- ported, as aforesaid, such bill or bills to be made out and given ficaie, fee

to the person or persons importing the same, as aforesaid, within .5

Geos.c. 1. twenty days after the discharge or unlading of the ship or vessel, O'7 : and ships or vessels, in which such stores shall be imported, upona

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certificate or certificates to be produced to the chief officer or officers of the customs where such stores shall be imported; which And on certicertificate 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

of the customs,

&c. in North any two of them, residing at any such port or ports in North

Britain where Britain, as her Majesty, under the great feal of Great Britain, such stores Thall think fit to appoint, where such naval stores shall be em shall be imbarked or shipped, in order for importing the same into any such naval port of South Britain, That before the departure of such ship stores were of or veffel, ships or vessels, the persons, traders or factors con- the growth of cerped 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 shall think fit to appoint, or any two of them, That such naval' stores fo brought to such port of North Britain, were truly, and bona fide, of the growth and produce of North Britain aforesaid ; in which affidavit the particular quantities and qualities of such nayal stores, together with the time when fach naval stores were prepared and manufactured, the names of the proprietors thereof, and the place or places where the same grew, were prepared and manufactured, shall be fully and plainly specified and contained; which affidavits the said comptroller and collector of her Majesty's cuftoms in North Britain, and such naval officer as her Majesty shall think fit to appoint, or any two of them, are hereby impowered to take, and to administer fuch oath, as aforesaid, and the fame affidavits to keep in their cuftody, and in which certificate a true copy of such affidavit Thall be inserted ; as likewise upon oath, to be made within any port in South Britain, by the mafter or masters of such ship or vessel, Mhips or vessels importing such naval stores, That the same were truly Jaden on board fuch ship or vefsel, 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. !!

III. Provided always, That the preemption or refusal of such The preempNorth British naval stores, be offered and tendred to the com- tion to be ten. miffioners of her Majesty's navy upon landing the same, and if dred to the within the term of twenty days after such tender, the said com- of the navy. missioners shall not contract or bargain for the same, It shall and may be lawful for the importer or importers, owner or owners of the said North British naval stores, otherwise to difpofe of the fame.

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

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Making a false mer act, and of this present act, fally make affidavit of, and oath, or 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 pertul perjury, and forteit

fon or persons thall suffer the like pains and penalties as are in. rool.

curred by persons committing wilful and corrupt perjury; and every fuch person and persons committing such offences, shall allo forfeit the sum of one hundred pounds, one moiety thereof to the Queen's most excellent majesty, her heirs and successors, and the other moiety thereof to any person or persons that will sue for the same, in any court of record of Great Britait,

wherein no effoin, protection, or wager of law, or more than Comptroller, &c. making one imparlance shall be allowed; and if any comptroller, colfalse 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 in 13 & 14

faine pains and penalties, as any officer of any port for the like . cap. 11.

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 al

for preventing frauds, and regulating abuses in bis Majesty's cuftoms.] Master, &c. V. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That importing to- if any master or owner of any thip or vessel shall fraudulently reigritores, import or receive in such thip or vesel, to be imported into as of the growth of South Britain, any naval ftores, not being of the growth of North Scotland, to Britain, as naval Teores of the growth of North Britain, knowing forteit 300l. the fame to be foreign naval stores, and hall demand, or receive as also the dhip, &c.

for such foreign naval stores, any the rewards or premiums here.
by granted for North British naval stores, such master or owner
Thall forfeit the fum of one hundred pounds, to be sued for, and
recovered, in like manner, as aforesaid, and the thip or vessel
in which such foreign naval stores thall be so frandulently im-
ported, with all her guns, tackle, apparel, and furniture, shall
be forfeited to the Queen's majesty, her heirs and successors,

CAP. X.
An aet for continuing the aets therein mentioned, for prevent-

ing theft and rapine upon the Northern borders of England. 13 & 14 Car. 2. C. 32.

HEREAS in the session of parliament holden in the thirteenth and fourteenth

years of the reign of our late 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 act 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 as 29 & 30 Car. 2. made in the twenty-ninth and thirtieth years of the reign of the faid

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 jeven years, and also from thence until the end of the first session of the then next parliament; which three aforementioned acts, by an act made in the first year 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 end of the first selfion of the then next parliament; and were further continued by an act made in the seventh and eighth years of the reign of the late King William 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 five gears, and from thence unto the end of the firft fellion of the text parliament; all which afts and every of them, by an all made in the twelfth and thirteenth years of the said late King William, in- 12 & 13 W. 3, tituled, An act for continuing the acts therein mentioned, for c. 6. preventing theft and rapine upon the Northern borders of EngLand; and all and every matter, clause and clauses therein contained, and all and every the powers and authorities thereby given, were enafted to continue and be in full force from and after the expiration of the therein lait mentioned aft, for and during the space and term of elevin years, and from thence to the end of the first lesion of the next parliament : and it was also by the last herein mentioned att provided and enacted, That the faid acts fhall be accepted, taken and reputed to be general and publick acts of parliament, of which all and every the judge aud judges of this kingdom, in all courts, Mall take notice on all octațions zulaistever, as if they were publick acts of parliament retating to the whole kingdom : all which afts bave been found necessary for the preservation of those places from that great number of lewd and disorderly perfons that usually frequented and infested those parts, and pre 1i0w nor 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 acts, 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, shall 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 1 Sept. 1757. See 6 Geo, 2. 6. 37.

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