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Slave Trade Act 1843

1843 CHAPTER 98 6 and 7 Vict

An Act for the more effectual Suppression of the Slave Trade.

[24th August 1843]

. . .F1 And whereas it is expedient that from and after the commencement of this Act the provisions of the said Act herein-before recited shall be deemed to apply to, and extend to render unlawful, and to prohibit, the several Acts, matters, and things therein mentioned when committed by British subjects in foreign countries and settlements not belonging to the British crown, in like manner and to all intents and purposes as if the same were done or committed by such persons within the British dominions, colonies, or settlements; and it is expedient that further provisions should be made for the more effectual suppression of the slave trade, and of certain practices tending to promote and encourage it:

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C1Short title given by Short Titles Act 1896 (c. 14)

[1.] The recital Act and this Act shall apply to all British subjects wherever residing.E+W+S+N.I.

All the provisions of the M1Slave Trade Act 1824 herein-before recited F2. . . shall be deemed to extend and apply to British subjects wheresoever residing or being, and whether within the dominions of the British crown or of any foreign country; and all the several matters and things prohibited by the Slave Trade Act 1824, F2. . . when committed by British subjects, whether within the dominions of the British crown or in any foreign country, . . . F3shall be deemed and taken to be offences committed against the said several Acts respectively, and shall be dealt with and punished accordingly: Provided nevertheless, that nothing herein contained shall repeal or alter any of the provisions of the said Act.

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F2Words in s. 1 repealed (19.11.1998) by 1998 c. 43, s. 1(1), Sch. 1 Pt. VIII

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F6S. 4 repealed (19.11.1998) by 1998 c. 43, s. 1(1), Sch. 1 Pt. VIII

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