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Game Act 1831

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XXIIIPenalty for killing Game without a Certificate.

And be it enacted, That if any Person shall kill or take any Game, or use any Dog, Gun, Net, or other Engine or Instrument for the Purpose of searching for or killing or taking Game, such Person not being authorized so to do for Want of a Game Certificate, he shall, on Conviction thereof before Two Justices of the Peace, forfeit and pay for every such Offence such Sum of Money, not exceeding Five Pounds, as to the said Justices shall seem meet, together with the Costs of the Conviction : Provided always, that no Person so convicted shall by reason thereof be exempted from any Penalty or Liability under any Statute or Statutes relating to Game Certificates, but that the Penalty imposed by this Act shall be deemed to be a cumulative Penalty.

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