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aforesaid, or in any case in which any Alien shall have been arrested or committed for refusal, or neglect to obey any such Order, or shall have been convicted of such refusal or neglect, or of any other offence under this Act, for which he or she shall be sentenced to be imprisoned, either before or during, or after the period of such imprisonment, by Warrant under his Hand and Seal, to give such Alien in charge to one of His Majesty's Messengers, or to any other Person or Persons to whom he shall think proper to direct such Warrant, in order to his or her being conducted out of this Realm.

V. Provided always, and it is hereby further enacted, that in every case in which any Alien shall be convicted of any offence under this Act, for which he or she shall be sentenced to be imprisoned, that it shall and may be lawful for the Magistrate before whom such Alien shall be convicted, and he is hereby required, to transmit to one of His Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, if in Great Britain, and to the Under Secretaries to the Lord-Lieutenant or Chief Governor or Governors of Ireland, if in Ireland, the Copy of the Conviction, and the circumstances of the case on which such Alien shall have been so convicted, in order that such Alien shall be continued in Prison for the period for which he shall have been committed, or be sent out of the Kingdom as aforesaid, as the case may require.

VI. And be it further enacted, that during the continuance of this Act, the Master or Commander of every Ship or Vessel which shall arrive in any Port or Place of this Kingdom shall, immediately on his arrival and before he shall be allowed to enter or land any part whatever of the Cargo of the said Ship or Vessel, declare in writing to any Inspector of Aliens appointed by His Majesty's Principal Secretary of State, resident at or near such Port or Place, or where no such Inspector shall be so appointed and resident, to the Collector and Comptroller or other Chief Officer of the Customs at or near such Port or Place, whether there are, to the best of his knowledge, any Aliens on board his said Vessel; and shall in his said Declaration specify the number of Aliens (if any) on board his said Vessel, and also specify their names and respective ranks, occupations, or descriptions, as far as he shall be informed thereof.

VII. And be it further enacted, that no Alien shall be permitted to land in this Kingdom, until the Master or Commander of the Ship or Vessel in which such Alien shall have arrived, shall have made the Declaration concerning Aliens on board his Ship or Vessel required by this Act, and shall have obtained from the proper Officer as aforesaid a Permission in writing to land such Alien; and in case any Alien, not being a Mariner actually engaged and employed as such in the navigation of such Ship or Vessel, shall laud in this Kingdom from any such Ship or Vessel without such permission first obtained, such Alien shall forthwith be taken into custody and carried before one of

His Majesty's Justices of the Peace, who shall commit such Alien to one of His Majesty's Gaols, or to such other custody, as to such Justice shall seem fit, until His Majesty's pleasure, or the pleasure of such Lord Lieutenant or Chief Governor or Governors as aforesaid, if in Ireland, concerning such Alien, shall be known; and the Master or Commander, or the Person having charge of such Ship or Vessel, shall forfeit and lose the sum of £40 for every Alien so landed, unless he shall make it appear that such Alien was landed from such Ship or Vessel against the will of such Master or Commander, or the Person having the charge of such Ship or Vessel; and one moiety of such Penalty shall go to His Majesty, his Heirs, and Successors, and the other moiety to the Informer; and it shall be lawful for such Inspector of Aliens as aforesaid, or for any Officer or Officers of the Customs or Excise, as the case may be, to detain such Ship or Vessel until such Penalty shall be paid; and any Boat or Vessel used in landing any such Alien from the Ship or Vessel in which such Alien shall have arrived as aforesaid, shall and may be seized by such Inspector as aforesaid, or by any Officer or Officers of the Customs or Excise, as the case may be; and the same shall be forfeited, together with all tackle, apparel, ammunition, and furniture thereunto respectively belonging.

VIII. And be it further enacted, that the Master or Commander of every Ship or Vessel so arriving as aforesaid, who shall neglect or refuse to make such Declaration as aforesaid, shall for every such offence forfeit and pay the sum of £20 for each and every Alien who shall have been on board at the time of the arrival of each Ship or Vessel as aforesaid, whom he shall have wilfully neglected or refused so to declare as aforesaid; one moiety whereof shall be to the Informer or Informers, and the other moiety to His Majesty, his Heirs and Successors, to be recovered before any one or more Justice or Justices of the Peace acting in and for the Division, City, Town, or Place in which such offence shall have been committed, by the confession of the Party, or on the Oath of one or more credible Witness or Witnesses; and in case such Master or Commander as aforesaid shall neglect or refuse forthwith to pay such Penalty as he shall be adjudged to pay in manner aforesaid, then, and in such case, it shall be lawful for such Inspector of Aliens as aforesaid, or for any Collector, Comptroller, or other Chief Officer of the Customs, as the case may be, and every such Inspector of Aliens, Collector or Comptroller is, on due notice of such Conviction and Adjudication, hereby required to detain such Ship or Vessel as aforesaid, until the same shall have been paid.

IX. And be it further enacted, that every Alien who shall arrive at or in any Port or Place in the United Kingdom, from and after the passing of this Act, shall, immediately after such arrival, declare in writing to sach Inspector of Aliens, or to such Officer of the Customs

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as aforesaid, as the case may be, at or near such Port or Place, the name of the Ship or Vessel in which he or she shall have come to this Kingdom; and every Alien who shall so arrive, and also every Alien who shall depart from any Port or Place of this Realm, from and after the passing of this Act, shall immediately after such arrival or before such departure respectively, declare in like manner to such Officer as aforesaid, his or her name and rank, occupation or description; or if a Domestic Servant, then also the name, rank, and description of his or her Master or Mistress, or shall verbally make to such Officer as aforesaid such Declaration, to be by him reduced to writing; and shall also in like manner declare the Country or Place from whence he or she shall then have come, and the Place to which he or she is then going, and his or her profession or occupation, and the name and place of abode of the Person to whom (if any) he or she is known in this Kingdom; and that every such Alien who shall neglect to make declaration of the aforesaid particulars, or who shall wilfully make any false declaration thereof, may for every such offence, on conviction thereof before one or more of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the County, City, Town, or District, in which such Alien shall be found, be imprisoned for any time not exceeding 1 month.

X. And be it further enacted, that every such Alien so arriving as aforesaid, shall obtain from such Inspector of Aliens as aforesaid, or from the Collector, Comptroller, or other Chief Officer of the Customs, as the case may be, and such Officers are hereby respectively required to deliver to such Alien, a Certificate of his or her declaration made in writing, or verbally, containing all the particulars in such Declaration contained.

XI. Provided always, and be it further enacted, that nothing in this Act contained shall extend, or be construed to extend, to any Mariner, whom the Master or Commander of any Ship or Vessel arriving in any Port or Place in this Kingdom, shall certify to such Inspector of Aliens as aforesaid, or to such Collector, Comptroller, or other Chief Officer of the Customs, in writing, as the case may be, subscribed by such Master or Commander, to be actually engaged and employed in the Navigation of such Ship or Vessel, during the time that such Mariner shall remain so actually engaged and employed; and which Certificate in writing, so subscribed as aforesaid, every such Master or Commander as aforesaid, is hereby required to give; and if any such Master shall refuse to give such Certificate as aforesaid to any Person entitled thereto, it shall be lawful for such Person to apply to any Justice of the Peace, who may thereupon summon such Master as aforesaid; and if, on hearing what shall be alledged and proved by each Party, such Justice shall be of opinion that such Certificate ought to be granted, and such Master shall nevertheless refuse to grant the same, it shall be lawful for such Justice to

fine such Master in any sum not exceeding £20, to the use of His Majesty, and on non-payment thereof, to commit such Master to Prison for any time not exceeding 1 month.

XII. And be it further enacted, that it shall not be lawful for any Alien so arriving, to import or bring into this Kingdom any weapons, arms, gunpowder, or ammunition whatever, other than as merchandize, and as such subject to the Laws in force at the time of such importation, respecting the importation of such arms or ammunition respectively as merchandize; and that it shall be lawful for such Inspector of Aliens as aforesaid, or for any of His Majesty's Officers of the Customs, as the case may be, to take into his or their custody any weapons, arms, gunpowder, or ammunition, which shall be attempted to be imported or brought into this Kingdom in any manner contrary to this Act, taking an account thereof, which account shall specify the Persons by whom the same were respectively brought; and that such weapons, arms, gunpowder, or ammunition shall remain at the King's disposal, or at the disposal of the Lord-Lieutenant or Chief Governor or Governors if in Ireland.

XIII. And be it further enacted, that when and so often as His Majesty, his Heirs and Successors, shall think it necessary, for the safety or tranquillity of the Kingdom, by His or their Proclamation or Order in Council, to direct that Aliens of any description therein mentioned shall not be landed in this Kingdom, or shall not be landed, except at such places and under such regulations as shall be in such Proclamation or Order expressed, then and in every such case, the Master or Commander of every Ship or Vessel or Boat, having any such Alien or Aliens on board, shall not suffer any such Alien or Aliens to land within any part of this Kingdom, contrary to such Proclamation or Order in Council, unless by the express permission of His Majesty, signified under the hand of one of His Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State; and every such Master or Commander wilfully neglecting to conform to any of the directions or regulations contained in such Proclamation or Order, shall forfeit £40 for every Alien so landed, to be recovered before one or more of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace, one moiety thereof to be to the Informer or Informers, and the other to His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors; and such Ship or Vessel, from on board of which any such Alien or Aliens shall so land, shall be detained till such penalty shall be paid; and every other Vessel or Boat used in landing any such Alien or Aliens shall and may be seized by the Inspector of Aliens as aforesaid, or by any Officer or Officers of the Customs or Excise, as the case may be, and the same respectively shall, on proof that such offence was wilfully committed, contrary to the provision of this Act, be forfeited, together with all tackle, apparel, ammunition, and furniture thereunto respectively belonging.

XIV. And be it further enacted, that no Alien so arriving shall depart from the Place in which he or she shall so have arrived, except for the purpose of making such Declaration as herein-before required to the Inspector of Aliens as aforesaid, or to the Collector, Comptroller, or other Chief Officer of the Customs as aforesaid, as the case may be, or for the purpose of obtaining such Passport as is hereinafter mentioned, without previously obtaining a Passport from the Mayor or other Chief Magistrate of such Place, or from one Justice of the Peace for the County or District in which the same may be situated, in which Passport shall be expressed the name and rank, occupation or description of such Alien, as declared by him or her to such Officer as aforesaid, and also the Town or Place to which such Alien purposes to go; and such Mayor, Magistrate, or Justice is hereby required to give such Passport, on Application made to him for that purpose, and on production of the Certificate of his or her Declaration as aforesaid; provided that such Town or Place to which such Alien purposes to go shall not be a Town or Place from which such Alien is restrained from going by any such Proclamation or Order as is herein mentioned; and provided that such Alien shall not have landed in this Kingdom contrary to any such Proclamation or Order in Council as is herein mentioned: Provided always, that if any such Mayor, Magistrate or Justice shall see reason to refuse to grant such Passport, it may be lawful for him to withhold the same, and to commit such Alien to the common Gaol or other public Prison, or to detain such Alien in such custody as such Mayor, Magistrate, or Justice shall think fit, until he shall have transmitted to His Majesty's Secretary of State, or Secretary to the Lieutenant or Chief Governor or Governors of Ireland, a statement in writing, of the circumstances which shall have induced him so to withhold such Passport and to commit such Alien, (which statement he is hereby in every such case directed and required forthwith to transmit), and until he shall have received the directions of such Secretary of State, or Secretary to the Lieutenant or Chief Governor or Governors of Ireland, as to granting or withholding such Passport; and upon the receipt of such direction, such Mayor, Justice, or Magistrate shall act accordingly,

XV. And be it further enacted, that when and so often as any Alien, except the Domestic Servants of any of His Majesty's naturalborn Subjects, or of such as shall have had Letters Patent of Denization, or been naturalized by Act of Parliament, being actually attendant on their respective Masters, who shall have arrived in this Kingdom since the 1st day of January, 1801, or who shall arrive therein at any time, shall be desirous to change the Place of his or her usual residence, or to quit the Town or Place at which such Alien shall have arrived, by virtue of his or her first Passport, such Alien shall obtain from the Mayor or Chief Magistrate, or any Justice of the

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