The Laws Relating to the Poor (Google eBook)

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A. Strahan, 1827 - Poor laws
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Page cxviii - Action may plead the General Issue and give the special Matter in Evidence...
Page cxxxvi - Overseers, or any of them, by Warrant from any Two such Justices of Peace, as is aforesaid, to levy as well the said Sums of Money, and all Arrearages, of every one that shall refuse to contribute according as they shall be assessed, by Distress and Sale of the Offender's Goods...
Page 377 - ... the defendant was entitled to a verdict. The jury found a verdict for the defendant A rule nisi...
Page 100 - ... sums of money as shall from time to time be necessary to defray...
Page 376 - ... be permitted to name, enter, or run, either in his own name or in that of any other person, any horse of which he is either...
Page 87 - And also to raise, weekly or otherwise, by taxation of every inhabitant, parson, vicar, and other and of every occupier of lands, houses, tithes impropriate or propriations of tithes, coal mines or saleable underwoods in the said parish...
Page 252 - And also to raise weekly or otherwise (by Taxation of every Inhabitant, Parson, Vicar and other, and of every Occupier of Lands, Houses, Tithes impropriate, Propriations of Tithes, Coal-Mines, or saleable Underwoods...
Page 10 - There is a known distinction between circumstances which are of the essence of a thing required to be done by an act of Parliament and clauses merely directory.
Page 352 - ... done by either of them will be unlawful ; and a constable, or persons aiding him, may, in some possible instance, become amenable even to a charge of murder, for acting under an authority, which they reasonably considered themselves bound to obey, and of the invalidity whereof they are wholly ignorant. An exposition of these statutes, pregnant with so much inconvenience, ' ought not to be made, if they will admit of any other reasonable construction.
Page 193 - Minster, in that county, the Sessions confirmed the rate, subject to the opinion of this Court on the following case : The...

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