Night Poaching Act 1800

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Historical Context Note

The Night Poaching Act further tightened the game laws by stipulating that two or more persons found poaching at night could be impressed into the army or navy, or imprisoned at hard labour for up to two years.

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Citation:
Editors. "Night Poaching Act 1800". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 24 June 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=7193, accessed 31 July 2014.]