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Criminal Law Act 1826

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XIIIOffences committed during a Journey or Voyage may be tried in any County through which the Coach, &c. passed.

And, for the more effectual Prosecution of Offences committed during Journies from Place to Place, be it enacted, That where any Felony or Misdemeanor shall be committed on any Person or on or in respect of any Property in or upon any Coach, Waggon, Cart, or other Carriage whatever employed in any Journey, or shall be committed on any Person or on or in respect of any Property on board. any Vessel whatever employed on any Voyage or Journey upon any Navigable River, Canal, or Inland Navigation, such Felony or Misdemeanor may be dealt with, inquired of, tried, determined, and punished in any County through any Part whereof such Coach, Waggon, Cart, Carriage, or Vessel shall have passed in the Course of the Journey or Voyage during which such Felony or Misdemeanor shall have been committed, in the same Manner as if it had been actually committed in such County; and in all Cases where the Side, Centre, or other Part of any Highway, or the Side, Bank, Centre, or other Part of any such River, Canal, or Navigation, shall constitute the Boundary of any Two Counties, such Felony or Misdemeanor may be dealt with, inquired of, tried, determined, and punished in either of the said Counties through or adjoining to or by the Boundary of any Part whereof such Coach, Waggon, Cart, Carriage, or Vessel shall have passed, in the Course of the Journey or Voyage during which such Felony or Misdemeanor shall have been committed, in the same Manner as if it had been actually committed in such County.

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