Pennsylvania Justices' Law Reporter; Containing Cases Decided in the Courts of the Several Counties of Pennsylvania, Affecting Justices of the Peace, Aldermen, Magistrates, Burgesses, and Other County and Township Officials, Volume 4 (Google eBook)

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A. R. Place., 1906 - Local government
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Page 165 - In all cases of summary conviction in this Commonwealth before a magistrate or court not of record, either party may, within five days after such conviction, appeal to the Court of Quarter sessions of the county in which such magistrate shall reside, or court not of record shall be held, upon allowance of said Court of Quarter Sessions, or any judge thereof, upon cause shown...
Page 197 - The general assembly shall not pass any local or special law regulating the affairs of counties, cities, townships, wards, boroughs, or school districts...
Page 150 - No bill, except general appropriation bills, shall be passed containing more than one subject, which shall be clearly expressed in its title...
Page 197 - Section 1. The Legislative authority of this State shall be vested in a General Assembly, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives...
Page iii - Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland...
Page 220 - Laws, 161, requires that the summons shall command him (the constable) 'to cause the said defendant to appear before the said justice on a certain day therein to be expressed, not more than eight nor less than five days after the date of the summons.
Page 29 - That if the garnishee in his answers admit that there is in his possession or control property of the defendant liable under said act to attachment, then said magistrate may enter judgment specially, to be levied out of the effects in the hands of the garnishee, or so much of the same as may be necessary to pay the debt and costs...
Page 8 - No contract for any highway improvement shall be let by the State Highway Department nor shall any work be authorized under the provisions of this act, until the written agreement of the county commissioners of the county and the supervisors or commissioners of the township or townships in which said proposed improvement is to be made, agreeing to assume their respective shares of the cost thereof as hereinbefore provided shall be on file in the office of the State Highway Department and shall have...
Page 266 - Provided, That this act shall not apply to any child that has been or is being otherwise instructed in English, in the common branches of learning, for a like period of time, by any legally qualified governess or private teacher in a family...
Page 40 - ... to the constable of the township, ward or district where the defendant usually resides, or can be found, or to the next constable most convenient to the defendant. It is the universal practice however, for justices to issue their precepts to any constable of the county. It does not seem to us that the act of April 4, 1873, was intended to so enlarge the jurisdiction of justices as to permit them to direct process...

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