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Hosiery Act 1843

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

And be it enacted, That any Person who shall purchase or take in pawn, or who in any other Way shall receive into his Premises or Possession, any Woollen, Worsted, Linen, Cotton, Flax, Mohair, or Silk Materials, and whether the same or any Part of the said Materials be or be not wholly or partially wrought, made up, or manufactured into merchantable Wares, or any Tools or Apparatus for manufacturing the same, knowing that such Materials, Tools, or Apparatus are purloined or embezzled or fraudulently disposed of, or that the Person from whom he shall purchase, take in pawn, or receive the same is fraudulently or unlawfully disposing thereof, or knowing such Person to be employed or intrusted by any other Person or Persons to work up either by himself or by or with others the Materials so purchased, taken in pawn, or received for any other Person or Persons, and not having first obtained the Consent of the Person or Persons so employing or intrusting him therewith, shall, on Conviction by the Oath of the Owner or of any other credible Witness or Witnesses, be deemed and adjudged guilty of a Misdemeanor, and be punished in manner herein-after mentioned.

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