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Criminal Law Act 1826

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XXXIIRepeal of the Acts.

And be it further enacted, That from and after the Commencement of this Act, so much of a Statute made at Westminster in the Third Year of the Reign of King Edward the First, as provides what Prisoners shall not be replevisable and what shall be so; and a Statute made in the Seventh Year of the Reign of King Henry the Fifth ; and so much of a Statute made in the Ninth Year of the same Reign, as relates to Indictments and Appeals laid in a non-existing Place; and so much of a Statute made in the Eighteenth Year of the Reign of King Henry the Sixth, as perpetuates the said Provision of the Statute last referred to; and so much of a Statute made in the Twenty-third Year of the same Reign, as relates to Sheriffs and other Officers and Ministers therein mentioned letting out of Prison Upon Sureties any Person in Custody upon Indictment; and an Act passed in the First Year of the Reign of King Richard the Third, intituled An Act for bailing of Persons suspected of Felony ; and so much of an Act passed in the Third Year of the Reign of King Henry the Seventh, intituled An Act that Justice of the Peace may take Bail, as relates to Bail or Mainprize ; and an Act passed in the Twenty-fifth Year of the Reign of King Henry the Eighth, intituled An Act for standing mute, and peremptory Challenge; and So much of an Act passed in the Thirty-second Year of the same Reign, intituled For the Continuation of Acts, as perpetuates the said last-mentioned Act; and an Act passed in the Second and Third Years of the Reign of King Edward the Sixth, intituled An Act for the Trial of Murders and Felonies in several Counties; and an Act passed in the Fifth and Sixth Years of the same Reign, intituled An Act to take away the Benefit of Clergy from such as rob in one Shire and fly into another; and an Act passed in the First and Second Years of the Reign of King Philip and Queen Mary, intituled An Act appointing an Order to Justices of Peace for the Bailment of Prisoners; and an Act passed in the Second and Third Years of the same Reign, intituled An Act to take Examination of Prisoners suspected of Manslaughter or Felony; and an Act passed in the Fourth Year of the Reign of King William and Queen Mary, intituled An Act for encouraging the apprehending qf Highwaymen ; and so much of an Act passed in the Tenth and Eleventh Years of the Reign of King William, intituled An Act for the better apprehending, prosecuting, and punishing of Felons that commit Burglary, Housebreaking, or Robbery in Shops, Warehouses, Coach-houses, or Stables, or that steal Horses, as relates to the Certificates therein mentioned; and so much of an Act passed in the First Year of the Reign of Queen Anne, intituled An Act for punishing of Accessories to Felonies and Receivers of Stolen Goods ; and to prevent the wilful burning and destroying of Ships, as relates to Accessories; and an Act passed in the Sixth Year of the same Reign, intituled An Act for the encouraging the Discovery and apprehending of House, breakers, except the special Provision affecting the Sheriffs and Under Sheriffs of London and Middlesex; and an Act passed in, the Sixth Year of the Reign of King George the First, intituled An Act for the further preventing Robbery, Burglary, and other Felonies; and for the more effectual Transportation of Felons ; and so much of an Act passed in the Twenty-fifth Year of the Reign of King George the Second, intituled An Act for the better preventing Thefts and Robberies ; and for regulating Places of public Entertainment, and punishing Persons keeping disorderly Houses, as relates to Payments to Prosecutors in Cases of Felony ; and so much of an Act passed in the Twenty-seventh Year of the same Reign, intituled An Act for the better securing to Constables and others the Expences of conveying Offenders to Gaol, and for allowing the Charges of poor Persons bound to give Evidence against Felons, as relates to the Allowance of Compensation to poor Persons appearing on Recognizance to give Evidence against any one accused of Felony; and so much of an Act passed in the Eighteenth Year of the Reign of King George the Third, intituled An Act for the Payment of Costs to Parties on Complaints determined before Justices of the Peace out of Sessions ; for the Payment of the Charges of Constables in certain Cases ; and for the more effectual Payment of Charges to Witnesses and Prosecutors of any Lap, cent)' or other Felony, as relates to Payments and Allowances to Prosecutors and other Persons appearing on Recognizance or Subpoena to give Evidence as to any Felony, and to Rules and Regulations touching the Costs and Charges to be allowed to such Prosecutors and Persons ; and so much of an Act passed in the Forty-third Year of the same Reign, intituled An Act for remedying certain Defects in the Laws relative to the building and repairing of County, Bridges and other Works maintained at the Expence of the Inhabitants of Counties in England, as relates to laying the Property in; the Surveyor of County Bridges in any Indictment; and so much of an Act passed in the same Year, for providing, among other Things, for the more convenient Trial of Accessories in Felonies, as relates to the Trial of Accessories, except the special Provisions, therein contained as to Accessories before the Fact in Murder; and an Act passed in the Fifty-sixth Year of the same Reign, intituled An Act for removing Difficulties in the Conviction of Offenders stealing Property from Mines ; and an Act passed in the Fifty-eighth Year of the same Reign, intituled An Act for repealing such Parts of, several Acts as allow pecuniary and other Rewards upon the Conviction of Persons for Highway Robbery and other Crimes and Offences ; and for facilitating the Means of prosecuting Persons accused of Felony and other Offences, except so much thereof as relates to disorderly Houses;, and an Act passed in the Fifty-ninth Year of the same Reign, intituled An Act to facilitate the Trial of Felonies committed on board. Vessels employed on Canals, Navigable Rivers, and Inland Navigations ; and another Act passed in the same Year, intituled An Act to facilitate the Trials of Felonies committed on Stage Coaches and Stage Waggons and other such Carriages, and of Felonies committed on the Boundaries of Counties ; and an Act passed in the First Year of His present Majesty's Reign, for making general the Provisions of the said recited Act of the Fifty-sixth Year of the Reign of King George the Third ; and so much of an Act passed in the Third Year of the present Reign, intituled An Act for the further and more adequate Punishment of Persons convicted of Manslaughter, and of Servants convicted of robbing their Masters, and of Accessories before the Fact to Grand Larceny and certain other Felonies, as provides that Accessories before the Fact may be indicted for a Misdemeanor; and so much of another Act passed in the same Year, intituled An Act to amend the general Laws now in being for regulating Turnpike Roads in that Part of Great Britain called England, as relates to stating in any Indictment any Things to be the Property of the Clerk to the Trustees or Commissioners, as therein mentioned; and an Act passed in the Sixth Year of the present Reign, intituled An Act to amend Two Acts for removing Difficulties in the Conviction of Offenders stealing Property in Mines and from Corporate Bodies, shall be and the same are hereby repealed, except so far as any of the said Acts relate to Scotland or Ireland, or repeal the Whole or any Part of any other Acts, and except as to Offences committed before the passing of this Act, which shall be dealt with and punished as if this Act had not been passed.

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