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7. 13 & 14 Car. 2, c. 11, §5(2) (1662), set out in text at note 40 92 below as JA copied it. For confusion introduced by variant spellings of “assistance,” see note 40 93 below. §4 of the Act provided for search of vessels at any time without a warrant.