Slave Trade Act 1824

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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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