1   Short title

   2   Interpretation

   3   Stores to which the Act applies

   4   Marks in Schedule

   5   Obliteration with intent to conceal

   6   Power to stop suspected boats, persons, etc

   7   Unlawful possession of Her Majesty's stores

   8   Prohibition of sweeping, etc, near dockyard, artillery ranges, etc. Penalty

   9   Penalty on dealer, etc, found in possession of stores and not accounting for them

   10   Criminal possession explained

   11   Incorporation of certain sections of Larceny Act

   12   This Act not to apply to stores issued as regimental necessaries, etc

   13   Penalty or other money recovered to be applied as Minister shall direct

   14   Proceedings prescribed by this Act alternative to other proceedings

   15   Prosecution not to be without consent of Director of Public Prosecutions




[Date of Commencement: 25th March, 1915]

Cap 327.

Act 42 of 1969.

1   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Public Stores Act.

2   Interpretation

   In this Act-

   "Secretary of State" means one of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State;

   "the Admiralty" means the Lord High Admiral of the United Kingdom or the Commissioners for executing the office of Lord High Admiral;

   "stores" includes all goods and chattels and any single store or article;

   "dealer in marine stores" means any person dealing in, buying, or selling, any of the articles following, that is to say, anchors, cables, sails, old junks, or old iron, or other marine store of any kind.

3   Stores to which the Act applies

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