3°& 4° GULIELMI IV. Cap.55.
Bond as aforesaid, it shall be lawful for him to give a separate Bond, to the like Effect, at the Port where such Ship or Vessel may then be, and the Collector and Controller of such other Port shall transmit such Bond to the Collector and Controller of the Port where such Ship or Vessel is to be registered, and such Bond, and the Bond also given by the Owner or Owners, shall together be of the same Effect against the Master and Owner or Owners, or either of them, as if they had bound themselves jointly and severally in One Bond.
XXI. And be it further enacted, That when and so often as the Master or other Person having or taking the Charge or Command of any Ship or Vessel registered in manner herein-before directed shall be changed, the Master or Owner of such Ship or Vessel shall deliver to the Person or Persons herein-before authorized to make such Registry and grant such Certificates of Registry at the Port where such Change shall take place the Certificate of Registry belonging to such Ship or Vessel, who shall thereupon indorse and subscribe a Memorandum of such Change, and shall forthwith give Notice of the same to the proper Officer of the Port or Place where such Ship or Vessel was last registered pursuant to this Act, who shall likewise make a Memorandum of the same in the Book of Registers which is hereby directed and required to be kept, and shall forthwith give Notice thereof to the Commissioners of His Majesty's Customs: Provided always, that before the Name of such new Master shall be indorsed on the Certificate of Registry he shall be required to give and shall give a Bond in the like Penalties and under the same Conditions as are contained in the Bond herein-before required to be given at the Time of Registry of any Ship or Vessel.
XXII. And be it further enacted, That all Bonds required by this Act shall be liable to the same Duties of Stamps as Bonds given for or in respect of the Duties of Customs are or shall be liable to under any Act for the Time being in force for granting Duties of Stamps.
XXIII. And be it further enacted, That if any Person whatever shall at any Time have possession of and wilfully detain any Certificate of Registry granted under this or any other Act, which ought to be delivered up to be cancelled according to any of the Conditions of the Bond herein-before required to be given upon the Registry of any Ship or Vessel, such Person is hereby required and enjoined to deliver up such Certificate of Registry in manner directed by the Conditions of such Bond in the respective Cases and under the respective Penalties therein provided.
XXIV. And be it further enacted, That it shall not be lawful for any Owner or Owners of any Ship or Vessel to give any Name to such Ship or Vessel other than that by which she was first registered in pursuance of this or any other Act; and that the Owner or Owners of all and every Ship or Vessel which shall be so registered shall, before such Ship or Vessel, after such Registry, shall begin to take in any Cargo, paint or cause to be painted, in White or Yellow Letters, of a Length of not less than Four Inches, upon a Black Ground, on some conspicuous Part of the Stern, the Name by which such Ship or