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Sale of Offices Act 1809

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VIIAct not to extend to Purchase or Sale of Commissions for the regulated Prices, or authorized Regimental Agents acting in such cases according to Regulation, without Fee or Reward.

Provided always, and be it further enacted, That nothing in this Act contained shall extend or be construed to extend to any Pur chafes, Sales, or Exchanges of any Commissions or Appointments in the honourable Band of Gentlemen Pensioners, or in His Majesty's Yeoman Guard, or in the Marshalsea, and the Court of the King of the Palace of the King at Westminster, or to extend to any Purchases, Sales, or Exchanges of any Commissions in His Majesty's Forces for such Prices as shall be regulated and fixed by any Regulation made or to be made by His Majesty in that Behalf, or to any Act or Thing done in relation thereto, by any Agents, provided that such Agents shall be Agents of Regiments authorized by the Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Forces, or by the Colonels or Commandants of Regiments or Corps, and shall act therein under such Regulations only as are or shall from Time to Time be established by His Majesty, and shall not cause or procure, or knowingly permit or suffer to be printed or advertised, any Advertisement or Advertisements, Proposal or Proposals for any Purchase or Sale or Exchange of any Commission, or any Negotiation relating thereto, and shall not receive or take any Money, Fee, Gratuity, or Reward, or any Promise, Agreement, Covenant, Contract, Bond, or Assurance, or by any Way, Means, or Device, contract or agree to receive or have any Money, Fee, Gratuity, or Reward, for acting in such Behalf.

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