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Bill Number0572Session1703
Title For the reviving an act for taking away the benefit of clergy in some cases and for transporting of felons.
Variant Title(s) To take away the benefit of clergy from persons who shall be found guilty of felonies for which benefit of clergy is now allowed by law; and for transporting such persons as shall be found guilty of such felonies. [29 Sept.]
For transporting felons. [15 Nov.]
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Originating Body Commons
Leave or Order 29 Sep 1703Leave or Order to Major Clayton [0408]
Read & Committed 18 Nov 1703Presented by Mr Singleton [1922]
Reported 26 Nov 1703Reported by Mr Singleton [1922]
Sent to Chief Governor 26 Nov 1703   
Privy Council Stages
Decision of the Irish Privy Council Approved 
Received & Referred to Law Officers17 Dec 1703 
Petition to English Privy Council None 
Decision of the English Privy Council Amended 
Engrossed 7 Jan 1704 
Returned Bill Stages
House Presented Commons 
Presented 15 Feb 1704 
Sent to Other House 23 Feb 1704 
Royal Assent 4 Mar 1704 
Statute Number 2 Anne c.12
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