Forfeiture Act 1870

Forfeiture Act

1870 CHAPTER 23 33 & 34 Vict.

An Act to abolish Forfeitures for Treason and Felony, and to otherwise amend the Law relating thereto.

[4th July 1870]

Whereas it is expedient to abolish the forfeiture of lands ,and goods for treason and felony, and to otherwise amend the law relating thereto :

Be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows ; (that is to say,)