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Dean and New Forests Act 1808

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VIIPenalty for breaking Inclosures Low to be recovered.

And be it further enacted, That every Person who shall wilfully destroy or take away, or shall break down any Fence or Inclosure, or any Part thereof, made for the Protection of any Nurseries of Wood and Timber as aforesaid, shall for the first Offence forfeit the Sum of Ten Pounds, and for the Second Offence the Sum of Twenty Pounds, and for the Third Offence shall be deemed guilty of Felony, and may be transported to, any Part beyond the Seas for the Term of Seven Years, or be subject to such other Punishment by Fine, Imprisonment or otherwise, as the Court before which such Person shall be convicted may direct; and such Penal ties shall and may be recovered, arid on Non-payment thereof, the Person who shall forfeit the fame may be committed to Prison, in the Manner and for the fame Periods as is specified in art Act passed in the Sixth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, An Act fir the better Preservation of Timber Trees, and of Woods and Underwoods, and for the further Preservation of. Roots, Shrubs, and Plants, in relation to the Penalties of Twenty Pounds and Thirty Pounds respectively, for wilfully cutting or breaking down any Timber under the said Act.

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