Industrial British Crime and Punishment

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Newspaper Tax  - By making newspapers more expensive, it made it harder for protesters to spread their messages as fewer people could afford newspapers.

Search for weapons - Local magistrates were given rights to search homes for weapons so that they could remove potential threats to the peace.

Ban on public meetings over 50 - By stopping people meeting in large numbers, it was felt that mass outbreaks of violent acting could be prevented.

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