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Vagrancy Act 1824

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IIProvisions of recited Act as a give power of passing convicts on Discharge from Prison repealed

And whereas by an Act passed in the Thirty-second Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Third, intituled An Act to explain and amend an Act made in the Seventeenth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, intituled An Act to amend and make more effectual the Laws relating to Rogues, Vaga-bonds, and other idle and disorderly Persons, and to Houses of ' Correction,' His Majesty's Judges of Assizes and the Justices at the General or Quarter Sessions, or any Justice of the Peace, are empowered to order any Convict, upon his Discharge from Prison, to be conveyed by Pass in manner therein directed; and the Judge, Justices or Justice aforesaid, are also empowered to convey by Pass any Person who shall be acquitted at the Assizes or General or Quarter Sessions, or discharged by Proclamation or otherwise, who shall apply to be conveyed as aforesaid : And whereas Doubts have arisen whether such Parts of such Act as give such Power to order such Person to be conveyed by Pass were by the Provisions of the said recited Act of the Third Year of the Reign of His present Majesty repealed: And whereas it is expedient to remove such Doubts: Be it therefore declared and enacted, That all such Provisions of the said recited Act of the Thirty-second Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Third as give such Power of conveying by Pass any Convict upon his Discharge from Prison, and any Person who shall be acquitted at the Assizes or General or Quarter Sessions, or discharged by Proclamation or otherwise, shall be and the, same is hereby repealed.

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