Poor Removal Act 1795

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The Removal Act of 1795 was an Act of Parliament which modified the Settlement Act 1662, an Act which concerned when a pauper could receive Poor relief. The effect of the Removal Act was "that no non-settled person could be removed from a parish unless he or she applied for relief"[1]

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  1. ^ Boyer, George (7 May 2002). "English Poor Laws". EH.Net Encyclopedia. Retrieved 13 November 2016.

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