Foreign Recruiting Act

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Published: 1875-03-12

FOREIGN RECRUITING 1

Cap. 133.
Act

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THE FOREIGN RECRUITING ACT

[IZth March, 1875.1 Zodand

1. This Act may be cited as the Foreign Recruiting shorttiue.
Act.

2. In this Act “foreign state” includes any person or “Foreign
persons exercising or assuming to exercise the powers of interwt.
government in or over any country, colony, province or

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3. If any person is, within the limits of the Island, obtain- Powerto
ing or attempting to obtain recruits for the service of any limit penons
foreign state in any capacity, the Minister may by order for
either prohibit such person from so doing, or permit him ;;-
to do SO subject to m y conditions which the Minister ${I969

4. The Minister may from time to time by general order General
notified in the Gazette either prohibit recruiting for the prohibit
service of any foreign state, or impose upon such recruiting same.
any conditions which he thinks fit.

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power to

or limit

5. The Minister may rescind or vary any order made Powerto
vary or
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under this Act in such manner as he thinks fit.

6. Whoever in violation of the prohibition of the Minister mences
or of any condition subject to which permission to recruit thisAct.
may have been accorded-

against

(a) induces or attempts to induce any person to accept
or agree to accept or to proceed to any place with
a view to obtaining any commission or employ-
ment in the service of any foreign state; or

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(6) knowingIy aids in the engagement of any person
so induced, by forwarding or conveying him or by
advancing money or in any other way whatever,

shall be guilty of a misdemeanour and shall on conviction
thereof be liable to imprisonment with or without hard
labour for any term not exceeding seven years, or to a fine
to such amount as the Court thinks fit, or to both fine
and imprisonment.

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Offences

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7. Any offence against this Act shall be triabIe in the
Circuit Court for any parish of this Island in which the
person accused may be found, or in which such offence may
have been committed.

where

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