XXIVLimitation of Time within which Proceedings to be commenced.

Provided always, and be it enacted, That every Complaint and Prosecution under this Act shall be commenced within Six Calendar Months after the Commission of the Offence, unless the offending Party shall have in the meantime left the Country, and not otherwise; and that the Informer or Prosecutor, or any Person aiding, abetting, party or privy to the Commission of the Offence charged, shall in every Case under this Act be deemed a competent Witness to prove the Offence.