Night Poaching Act 1817 (31 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

The Night Poaching Act of 1817 increased the penalties imposed by the Night Poaching Act 1800: henceforth any person found at night with firearms or offensive weapons could be transported for seven years.

We have have no profile for this entry. If you are a qualified scholar and you wish to write for The Literary Encyclopedia, please click here to contact us.

Citation:
Editors. "Night Poaching Act 1817". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 24 June 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=7194, accessed 26 June 2017.]


Save this article

If you need to create a new bookshelf to save this article in, please make sure that you are logged in, then go to your 'Account' here.