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Habeas Corpus Act 1679

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XVI Limitation of Prosecution for Offences against this Act.E+W

Provided alsoe That noe person or persons shall be sued impleaded molested or troubled for any Offence against this Act unless the Partie offending be sued or impleaded for the same within Two yeares at the most after such time wherein the Offence shall be committed [X1in case the partie grieved shall not be then in Prison and if he shall be in Prison then within the space of Two yeares] after the decease of the Person imprisoned or his or her delivery out of Prison which shall first happen.

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