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Treasonable Practices Act

The Treasonable Practices' Act was one of two acts introduced by the government in the wake of the stoning of King George III on his way to open parliament in 1795, the other being the Seditious Meetings Act 1795. The Act stipulated that anyone found to have brought either the King, the Constitution or the government into contempt could be transported for a period of 7 years.

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