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Slave Trade Act 1824

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  3. 2. The purchase, sale, or contract for slaves declared unlawful; as also the exportation and importation of slaves; the shipping of slaves in order to exportation or importation; the fitting out vessels; making loans or guarantees; the shipping of goods, &c. or serving on board ships employed for any of the aforesaid purposes; or the insuring of slave adventures.

  4. 3. Penalty for dealing in slaves, or exporting or importing them, &c.; or shipping slaves for the purpose of exportation or importation.

  5. 4. Penalty for fitting out slave ships.

  6. 5. Penalty for embarking capital in the slave trade.

  7. 6. Penalty for guaranteeing slave adventures.

  8. 7. Penalty for shipping goods to be employed in the slave trade.

  9. 8. Penalty for insuring slave adventures.

  10. 9. Dealing in slaves on the high seas, &c. to be deemed piracy.

  11. 10. Persons dealing in slaves, or exporting or importing slaves; or shipping slaves in order to exportation or importation; or fitting out slave ships; or embarking capital in the slave trade; or guaranteeing slave adventurers; or shipping goods, &c. to be employed in the slave trade; or serving on board slave ships as captain, master, &c. surgeon, &c.; or insuring slave adventures; or forging instruments relating to the slave laws; declared guilty of felony, &c.

  12. 11. Seamen, &c. serving on board such ships guilty of misdemeanor.

  13. 12. Saving the option to sue for penalties in the Vice Admiralty Courts.

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  15. 39. All securities given in contravention of this Act shall be void.

  16. 40. In what cases offenders shall be exempted.

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  18. 47. Limitation of suits for penalties and forfeitures.

  19. 48—82.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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