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Hosiery Act 1843

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  2. II.Persons convicted of pawning or embezzling any of the Materials herein particularized to forfeit the Value of the same, with Penalty, and Costs.

  3. III.Persons neglecting to return Materials within a prescribed Time to be subject to the same Punishment as for Embezzlement.

  4. IV.Persons knowingly purchasing or receiving embezzled Materials or Tools guilty of a Misdemeanor, punishable as after mentioned.

  5. V.Persons knowingly selling, &c. embezzled Materials or Tools, guilty of a Misdemeanor, punishable as after-mentioned.

  6. VI.Justices empowered to issue Warrant for Apprehension of Offenders against this Act, and to commit them for Trial.

  7. VII.Workmen neglecting to fulfil their Engagements, not finishing their Work, or leaving without Notice.

  8. VII.Justice empowered to grant Search Warrants.

  9. IX.Peace Officers to apprehend suspected Persons.

  10. X.Adjournment of Time for Trial allowed, on Prisoner finding Bail.

  11. XI.Punishment of Persons convicted of Misdemeanor.

  12. XII.Disposal of unclaimed Property which has been seized.

  13. XIII.Owner of Materials may inspect Shops, &c. of Persons employed.

  14. XIV.Warrant may be granted by Justice on Complaint on Oath that Person is about to abscond.

  15. XV.Receiving Goods in fictitious Name.

  16. XVI.Justice to issue Warrant to Constable to take possession of Property intrusted to any Person committed for Embezzlement, &c.

  17. XVII.Recovery of Wages and Sums due for Work.

  18. XVIII.Frames, &c. not belonging to Work, men not liable to be seized for Rent or Debt owing by Workmen.

  19. XIX.In case of Refusal to restore Frames, &c. unlawfully seized, Justice may order their Restoration.

  20. XX.Penalty for obliterating Mark on Machine.

  21. XXI.Power to award Costs to Defendant.

  22. XXII.Mode of proceeding to enforce Appearance.

  23. XXIII.Service of Summons.

  24. XXIV.Limitation of Time within which Proceedings to be commenced.

  25. XXV.What Justices to have Jurisdiction.

  26. XXVI.Application of Penalties.

  27. XXVII.Scale of Imprisonment on summary Convictions not specially provided for.

  28. XXVIII.Form of Conviction.

  29. XXIX.Appeal to Quarter Sessions in certain Cases.

  30. XXX.Proceedings not to be quashed for Want of Form, or be removed by Certiorari.

  31. XXXI.Limitation of Actions against Persons acting in Execution of this Act.

  32. XXXII.Offences committed before this Act.

  33. XXXIII.This Act not to extend to Scotland or Ireland.

  34. XXXIV.To what Trades this Act shall extend.

  35. XXXV.Construction of Terms.

  36. XXXVI.Commencement of Act.

  37. XXXVII.Act may be amended this Session.

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