Slave Trade Act 1824

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Slave Trade Act 1824
Long titleAn Act to amend and consolidate the Laws relating to the Abolition of the Slave Trade
Citation5 Geo VI Sess. 1 c. 113
Introduced byEarl of Liverpool
Territorial extentBritish Empire
Dates
Royal assent24 June 1824

The Slave Trade Act 1824 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom to "amend and consolidate the Laws relating to the Abolition of the Slave Trade."

Section 9 of this Act created a death penalty. It was reduced to transportation for life by section 1 of the Punishment of Offences Act 1837.

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