March, 1659/60: An Act for Repeal of two Acts for Sequestrations.

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Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum, 1642-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1911.

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March, 1660

[2 March, 1659/60.]

Two Acts for Sequestrations of, 27 Aug., 1659, and 7 Feb., 1659, repealed.; Sequestered rents and money to be restored.; And persons imprisoned, etc., discharged.

For the removing all Doubts and Fears concerning the late Actings in and about August last in Cheshire and other parts of this Nation; And that the Minds, Persons and Estates of all People may be Quieted and secured touching the same, and whatsoever related thereunto. Be it enacted by this present Parliament and the Authority thereof. That all and every person and persons whatsoever, be and are hereby Acquitted, Pardoned, Released and Discharged of and from all Offences, Crimes and Delinquents of what nature soever they be (Comprised or Mentioned in one Act of Parliament, Entituled, An Act for Sequestrations, made in August last past) Committed or Done since the Seventh day of May now last past: And that all Seizures and Sequestrations for and in respect thereof be from henceforth Null, Void, and Discharged. And that as well, the said Act, Entituled, An Act for Sequestrations, as also one other Act, Entituled, An Additional Act for Sequestrations, made in February last past, be from henceforth Repealed, Annulled and Void to all Intents and Purposes whatsoever, And that the Sequestred Rents and Goods, or Money remaining in the Possession of the Commissioners for Sequestrations, or their Agents, or any of them, this first Day of this instant March, shall forthwith be Restored to those from whom they were taken. And that all persons, either Imprisoned or under Bayle upon this occasion shall forthwith be Discharged, and their bonds delivered up.


And be it further Enacted, That all and every Person and Persons, that have Acted or Done any Matter or Thing, in pursuance of the Acts aforesaid, or either of them, or by vertue of any Authority derived from the Parliament or Council of State, be also Indempnified and Discharged against any Person or Persons whatsoever.