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MUHL Transportation for seven years, or imprisonment for any term not exceeding three years nor less than one year, with hard labour.

1. Forgery of the seals, stamps or signatures of such certificates, official or public documents, proceedings of corpo rations, or joint stock or other compa nies, or certified copies of such documents or proceeding, as are receivable in evi dence in Parliament or in any judicial proceedings, or tendering in evidence such certificates, &c. with false or coun terfeit seals &c. thereto ; or 2. Forgery of the signature of any equity or common law judge of the Su perior Courts at Westminster, to any ju dicial or official document, or tendering in evidence any such document with a false, &c. signature of any such judge thereto ; or 3. Printing copies of private acts or of the journals of either House of Parlia ment, which copies shall falsely purport to have been printed by the printers to the Crown or either House of Parliament, or tendering in evidence any such copy, knowing that the same was not printed by the persons by whom it so purports to , have been printed. (8 & 9 Vict. c. 113, s. 4.) XXXIV. Transportation for seven Xxxiv. Transportation for seven years, or imprisonment for any term not exceeding three years, with or without hard labour or solitary confinement, or with both.

1. Persons employed under the Post Office stealing, embezzling, secreting or destroying post-letters. (7 Wm. IV. & 1 Viet. c. 36, ss. 26 and 42.) XXXV. Transportation for seven years, Xxxv. Transportation for seven years, or imprisonment for any term not exceed ing two years nor less than one year, with or without hard labour or solitary confinement, or with both.

1. Forgery of the name or handwriting of witnesses attesting the execution of powers of attorney to transfer any public stock transferable at the Bank or South Sea House, or any capital stock of any body corporate &c. established by char ter or act of parliament, or to receive any dividend in respect thereof (11 Geo. IV. & 1 Wm. IV. C. 66. ss. 8 and 26.) ; or of copies of registers of baptisms, marriages,* or burials, directed by law to be transmit ted to the registrar of the diocese ; or making false entries in such copies, &c.

(11 Geo. IV. & 1 Wm. IV. C. 66, ss. 22 and 26.) 2. Clerks &c. of the Bank or South Sea House, with intent to defraud any person, making out dividend warrants for a greater or less amount than the persons on whose behalf they are made out are en titled to. (11 Geo. IV. & 1 Wm. IV. c. 66, us. 9 and 26.) =VI. Transportation for seven years, or imprisonment for any term not exceeding two years, with or without hard labour or solitary confinement, or with both ; and the offender, if a male, may be once, twice, or thrice publicly or privately whipped, in addition to such imprison ment.

1. Forgery of the stamps or seals on hides or skins (9 Anne, c. 11 ; 10 Anne, c. 99; 5 Geo. I. e. 2, s. 9; 52 Geo. III. 0. 143,s 1; 7 & 8 Geo. IV. c. 28, ss. 8 and 1) ; of the stamps or seals used for stamping or sealing cambriss or lawns, in pursuance of 4 Geo. HI. c. 37, A Act for the better establishing a mann factory of Cambrics and Lawns at Win. Chelsea, in the County of Sussex, 8cc. (4 Geo. III. c. 37, s. 26 ; 52 Geo. III. o.. 143, s. 1 ; 7 & 8 Geo. IV. c. 28, ss. 8 and 9) ; of the stamps or seals on silk (1. Geo. III. c. 56, s. 5 ; 52 Geo. HI. c. 143, s. 1 ; 7 & 8 Geo. IV. e. 28, ss. 8 and 9 ; 1 Wm. IV. c. 17, s. 1) ; of the name or handwriting of the registrar of the Court of Admiralty or High Court of Appeals of Prizes, &c., to any instruments relating to the money or effects of the suitors of those courts (53 Geo. III. c. 151, s. 12 ; 7 & 8 Geo. IV. c. 28, as. 8 and 9) ; of quarantine certificates (6 Geo. IV. c. s. 25 ; 7 & 8 Geo. IV. C. 28, ss. 8 and W); of the name or handwriting of Her Ma jesty's Commissioners of Woods, Forests, Land Revenues, Works and Buildings, to any draft &c. for any money in the Bank &c. on account of such commis sioners, &c. (7 & 8 Geo. IV. c. 28, ss. 8 and 9; 10 Geo. IV. c. 50, s. 124; 2 & 3 Win. IV. c. 1, s. 1) ; or of the process of inferior courts for the recovery of debts and damages in personal actions (7 & 8 Geo. IV. c. 28, ss. 8 and 9 ; 7 & 8 Viet. 0. 19, s. 5 in part).

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