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Dalton's The Country Justice, 1690
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30 Car. 2.
c. 7.


    Every Vessel in which Cattle, Swine, Sheep, Beef, Pork or Bacon shall
be imported from beyond Sea, and out of which any of them shall be put on
shore, shall be forfeited; and any person within a year after such importation,
may seize and sell her:  one half of the price to be to the use of the Poor of the
Parish, where seized:  the other half to him that shall seize:  and any Justice of
Peace of the County, or chief Officer of the Port Town in or near the place
where such importation shall be, or where any of the said Cattle, &c. shall be
driven or brought, by Warrant under Hand and Seal, may cause to be apprehended
the Masters and Mariners of the Vessel, in which importation shall
be made and others imployed in landing, driving or taking care of the same, and
commit them to Gaol, for three months, without Bail.




Ibid.     All Forfeitures by the Acts of 18 Car. 2. c. 2. and 20 Car. 2. c. 7. are to be
accounted for to such persons, and in such manner, as the Overseers of the
Poor are appointed to account by the Statute of 43 Eliz. cap. 2.
32 Car. 2.
c. 2.
    No Mutton or Lamb shall be imported into England from Ireland, or any
Foreign Ports; nor any Butter or Cheese out of Ireland, And all such Mutton
Lamb, Butter or Cheese imported or exposed to sale here, shall be subject to
the like seizures, and the Importers and Sellers to the like penalties as are appointed
against any Importer or Seller, or importation of Beef, Pork or Bacon.


29 & 30
Car. 2. c. 1.

At the end of the seventh Section of Chapter 100. add this.

    The importation of French Wine, Vinegar, Brandy, Linnen Cloth, Silk, Salt,
Paper or any Manufactures being made of or mixed with Silk, Thread, Wool, Hair,
Gold or Silver, or Leather being of the product or manufacture of any the Dominions
of the French King, and the selling or exposing them to sale is by the
Statute of 29 & 39 Car. 2. forbidden under pain of Forfeiture of the Goods and
their value:  And if he who sells them be not a Shop-keeper, he shall over and
above the said penalties suffer twelve months imprisonment without Bail.  But
this act is to continue in force no longer, than to the end of the first Session of
the next Parliament.  See the Statute at large.




30 Car. 2.
c. 8.

At the end of the 25th Section of Chapter 112. add this.

    The Bowl Tub of Newcastle upon Tine for measuring of Coals is to contain
twenty two Gallons and a Pottle, Winchester measure, and one and twenty such
Bowls heap measure, are allowed to a Chalder:  The contents of each Wain for
carriage of Coals there, shall be seven Bowls; and of each Cart, three Bowls
and one Bushel heap measure:  And three such Wains, or six such Carts shall be
allowed for a Chalder.



Ibid.     All Keels and other Boats, Carts and Wains, for carriage of Coals there, are
to be measured and marked by Commissioners to be appointed by the King for
that purpose:  And if they carry any Coals before they are measured and marked,
they are forfeited together with the Coals laden upon them.
Ibid.     Every person having a hand in removing or altering such marks upon proof
thereof by one Witness before a Justice of Peace, shall forfeit ten pounds, to be
levied by distress and sale of Goods, by Warrant of such Justice, and for want
of such distress to be committed to Gaol for three months without Bail.


31 Car. 2.
c. 2.

At the end of Chapter 166.  Title Bailment, add this.

    There is an excellent Law made at 31 Car. 2. in favour of the Liberty of the
Subject, appointing how, in what cases, when and by whom Prisoners shall
be bailed or discharged.  But because the same doth not concern Justices of
Peace, it is here omitted, and the Reader is referred for his farther satisfaction
to the Statute at large.



31 Car. 2.
c. 2.
At the end of Chap. 170. add this.

    No Subject inhabiting within this Realm, shall be sent Prisoner out of it into
any other parts; and persons so imprisoned may have an Action of False Imprisonment
against such as commit or transport them, and all others framing
or counterfeiting any Warrant for such imprisonment or transportation, or assisting
in the same; and shall recover treble costs and damages, which damages
shall not be less than five hundred pounds:  Persons offending herein shall be
disabled to bear any Office of trust and profit within the Realm or Dominions
thereunto belonging, and incur the penalties in the Statute of Præmunire, and be
incapable of any pardon from the King.



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