Night Poaching Act 1817

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Historical Context Note

  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume : .

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.

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Editors. "Night Poaching Act 1817". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 24 June 2009
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