|CHARLES RIDGELY, OF HAMPTON, ESQ. GOVERNOR.
73. AND BE IT ENACTED, That if any suit or
action shall be
brought or commenced against any person or persons for any thing
done in the execution of the provisions of this act, the defendant
or defendants may plead the general issue, and give this act and
the special matter in evidence.
General issue may
| 74. AND BE IT ENACTED, That all such provisions
of the several
militia laws of this state, as shall be found repugnant to, or
inconsistent with, the provisions of this act, shall cease to have effect
within the limits of the said brigades, provided however, that
whenever the militia of said brigades or any part thereof, shall be
called into actual service, they shall in all respects be subject to the
like regulation and orders as other militia of this state.
|Laws repugnant to
this act repealed.
| 75. AND BE IT ENACTED, That nothing in this
act shall be taken
or construed to extend to any part of the militia of this state, except
the third and fourteenth brigades as aforesaid.
See 1811, ch. 182.
|Not to relate to
militia in other
parts of the state.
END OF THE FIFTH VOLUME.