Destitute Persons Act 1846/Section 14

Articles to be cancelled in certain cases.

14.If it shall appear to such Justice on any such complaint that there is or has been habitual ill-usage by the master or mistress, or incorrigible misconduct in the apprentice, it shall be lawful for such Justice to make an order cancelling the articles of apprenticeship.

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