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Warrant be enforce such Render to Prison, according to the Provisions of this issued

Act, such Detendant shall be liable to pay the Costs and Charges of against him, he wall pay such Render ; and it'the Prosecutor shall, before the Expiration of the und Charges

Defendant's Imprisonment, have caused the Amount of such Costs and
of the Rep. Charges to be ascertained by One of the Masters or the Assistant 5

Master on the Crown Side of the Court of Queen's Bench, and shall
have left with the said Defendant, and with the Keeper of the Prison
or his Deputy, a Certificate, under the Hand of such Master or Assis-
tant Master, of the Amount of such Costs so ascertained, then and in
every such last-mentioned Case the Defendant shall not be discharged 10
out of Custody until such Costs and Charges have been paid, or until
an Order has been made by the Court for the Relief of Insolvent
Debtors or of Bankruptcy for such Discharge.

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Where Die VIII. And whereas in Cases of Default made by Parties in fault made

performing the Conditions of Recognizances into which they may have 15
by Deten-
Jant in pro- entered to proceed to the Trial of Issues joined upon any Indictment or
ceeding to

Information filed in Her Majesty's Court of Queen's Bench it hath been
Trial in
Queen's the Usage and Practice to enforce the Forfeiture of such Recognizances
Bench, by Writ of Scire facias, and the Course of Procedure by Scire facias
Court mar
estreat R. in such Cases is dilatory, inconvenient, and expensive: Be it therefore 20
cognizance enacted, That in every such Case of Default it shall be lawful for
Scire facias. the said Court, or a Judge thereof, to call upon the Parties who have

entered into such Recognizance, by Rule or Order to show Cause why
such Recognizance should not be estreated into the Exchequer, and
thereupon, unless Cause shall be shown to the Satisfaction of the said 25
Court or Judge, in excuse of such Default, such Court or Judge may
order such Recognizance to be estreated into the Exchequer.

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Amend an Act of the First Year of King George

the Fourth, for the further Prevention of forging
and counterfeiting Bank Notes.


HEREAS by an Act passed in the First Year of the Reign Preamble.

of King George the Fourth it was enacted, that all Bank

Notes of the Governor and Company of the Bank of England of the Description therein mentioned, whereon the Names of 5 the Persons intrusted by the Governor and Company to sign the

same should be impressed by Machinery with the Authority of the said Governor and Company, should be good and valid: And whereas Doubts have arisen whether the Provisions of the said Act are not

limited to Notes of the particular Description therein mentioned: Be 10 it therefore declared and enacted by the Queen's most Excellent

Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, Signatures of and by the Authority of the same, That all Notes, Bank Post Bills, of the Bank

and Bank Bills of Exchange of the said Governor and Company, of England 15 whereon the Name or Names of One of the Cashiers of the saiá may be im

pressed by Governor and Company for the Time being, or other Officer ap- Machinery pointed or to be appointed by the said Governor and Company in

being writ7.

that ten.

instead of

that Behalf, shall or may be impressed or affixed by Machinery pro-
vided for that Purpose by the said Governor and Company, and with
the Authority of the said Governor and Company, shall be taken to
be good and valid to all Intents and Purposes as if such Notes, Bank
Post Bills, and Bank Bills of Exchange had been subscribed in the 5
proper Handwriting of such Cashier or other Officer as aforesaid, and
shall be deemed and taken to be Bank Notes, Bank Post Bills, and
Bank Bills of Exchange within the Meaning of all Laws and Statutes
whatsoever, and shall and may be described as Bank Notes, Bank
Post Bills, and Bank Bills of Exchange respectively in all Indictments 10
and other Criminal and Civil Proceedings whatsoever, any Law,
Statute, or Usage to the contrary notwithstanding.

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