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Brig Elizabeth Jane - launched Nova Scotia 1817 - Lost July 1854 off the coast of Yorkshire - Found Robin Hood's Bay, July 2003

Ship Registration Act 3 & 4 GULIELMI IV REGIS CAP. L.V.

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An Act for the registering of British Vessels.
[28th August 1833.]
WHEREAS an Act was passed in the Sixth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Fourth, intituled An Act for the registering of British Vessels, whereby the Laws in relation to the Registration of British Vessels were consolidated and amended : And whereas since the passing of the said Act divers Acts for the further Amendment of the Law have been found necessary, and it will be of advantage to the Trade and Commerce of the Country that the said Acts should be consolidated into One Act: Be it therefore enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That this Act shall commence upon the First Day of September One thousand eight hundred and thirty-three, except where any other Commencement is herein particularly directed.

II. And be it further enacted, That no Ship or Vessel shall be entitled to any of the Privileges or Advantages of a British-registered Ship unless the Person or Persons claiming Property therein shall have caused the same to have been registered in virtue of the said Act, or of an Act passed in the Fourth Year of His said late Majesty's Reign,, intituled An Act for the registering of British Vessels, or until such Person or Persons shall have caused the same to be registered in manner herein-after mentioned, and shall have obtained a Certificate

6G.4. c.110.
ment of Act.

No Vessel to
enjoy Privi-
leges until

4G.4. c.41.