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Game Act 1831

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XXVIIPenalty on Persons buying; Game, except from licensed Dealers.

And be it enacted, That if any Person, not being licensed to deal in Game according to this Act, shall buy any Game from any Person whatsoever, except from a Person licensed to deal in Game according to this Act, or bona fide from a Person affixing to the Outside of the Front of his House, Shop, or Stall, a Board purporting to be the Board of a Person licensed to deal in Game, every such Offender shall, on Conviction thereof before Two Justices of the Peace, forfeit and pay for every Head of Game so bought such Sum of Money, not exceeding Five Pounds, as to the said Justices shall seem meet, together with the Costs of the Conviction.

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