NAVAL AND VICTUALLING STORES ORDINANCE

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Marks in Schedule appropriated for the naval and victualling stores of the Republic Offence.

3. Obliteration with intent to conceal the property of the Republic an offence.

4. Knowingly receiving marked stores an offence.

5. Criminal possession explained.

6. No unauthorised person to creep, sweep for stores within hundred yards of dockyards.

SCHEDULE

7 of 1867.

AN ORDINANCE for the more effectual protection of the Naval and Victualling Stores of the republic.

[Date of Commencement: 18th October, 1867]

1. Short title.

This Ordinance may be cited as the Naval and Victualling Stores Ordinance.

2. Marks in Schedule appropriated for the naval and victualling stores of the Republic.

The marks described in the Schedule may be applied by the officers of the Navy, their contractors and workmen, in or on the naval and victualling stores of the Republic, to denote the property of the Republic in stores so marked. If any person without lawful authority (proof of which authority shall lie on the party accused) applies any of the said marks in or on any such stores, he shall be guilty of an offence, and shall be liable to be imprisoned for any term not exceeding two years, with or without hard labour.

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