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Game Act 1831

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XXVIIIPenalty on licensed Dealers buying Game from uncertificated Persons, or otherwise offending.

And be it enacted, That if any Person being licensed to deal in Game according to this Act shall buy or obtain any Game from any Person not authorized to sell Game for Want of a Game Certificate, or for Want of a Licence to deal in Game ; or if any Person, being licensed to deal in Game according to this Act, shall sell or offer for Sale any Game at his House, Shop, or Stall, without such Board as aforesaid being affixed to some Part of the Outside of the Front of such House, Shop, or Stall, at the Time of such selling or offering for Sale, or shall affix or cause to be affixed such Board to more than One House, Shop, or Stall, or shall sell any Game, at any Place other than his House, Shop, or Stall where such Board shall have been affixed ; or if any Person not being licensed to deal in Game according to this Act shall assume or pretend, by affixing such Board as aforesaid, or by exhibiting any Certificate, or by any other Device or Pretence, to be a Person licensed to deal in Game ; every such Offender, being convicted thereof before Two Justices of the Peace, shall forfeit and pay such Sum of Money, not exceeding Ten Pounds, as to the said Justices shall seem meet, together with the Costs of the Conviction.

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