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Criminal Law Act 1826

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XXVIIFor Payment of Expences in Prosecutions in Court of Admiralty.

And, for enabling the High Court of Admiralty to order the Payment of the Costs and Expences of Prosecutors and Witnesses, and Compensation for their Trouble and Loss of Time, in Cases in which other Courts have a like Power under this Act, be it enacted, That it shall be lawful: for the Judge of the said Court of Admiralty, in every Case of Felony, and in every Case of Misdemeanor of the Denominations herein-before enumerated, committed upon the High Seas, to order the Assistant to the Counsel for the Affairs of the Admiralty and Navy to pay such Costs, Expences, and Compensation to Prosecutors and Witnesses, in like Manner as other Courts may order the Treasurer of the County to pay the same ; and such Assistant is hereby authorized and required, upon Sight of every such Order, forthwith to pay to the Person named therein, or to any one duly authorized to receive the same on his or her Behalf, the Money in such Order mentioned, and shall be allowed the same in his Accounts.

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