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Vagrancy Act 1824

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XIIILodging Houses, &e. suspected to conceal Vagrants may be searched, and suspected Persons brought before a Justice.

And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for any Justice of the Peace, upon Information on Oath before him made, that any Person herein-before described to be an idle and disorderly Person, or a Rogue and Vagabond, or an incorrigible Rogue, is, or is reasonably suspected to be, harboured or concealed in any House kept or purporting to be kept for the Reception, Lodging, or Entertainment of Travellers, by Warrant under his Hand and Seal to authorize any Constable or other Person or Persons to enter at any Time into such Housed, and to apprehend and bring before him or any other Justice of the Peace every such idle and disorderly Person, Rogue, and Vagabond, and incorrigible Rogue, as shall be found therein, to be dealt with in the Manner herein-before directed.

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