Burn's Justice of the Peace and Parish Officer: Containing the Cases & Statutes to 7 & 8 Vict., Inclusive, with a New Collection of Precedents, Volume 6 (Google eBook)

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Sweet, Maxwell & Son, 1845 - Justices of the peace
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Page 47 - ... and in any such action the defendant may plead the general issue, and give this Act and the special matter in evidence at any trial to be had thereupon...
Page 216 - ... only shall extend and be applied to several persons or things as well as one person or thing ; and every word importing the masculine gender only shall extend and be applied to a female as well as a male.
Page 316 - An Act to amend and make more effectual the laws relating to rogues, " vagabonds, and other idle and disorderly persons, and to houses of correction...
Page 72 - An Act for consolidating certain of the provisions " contained in any Act or Acts relating to the duties under the management of the " commissioners for the affairs of taxes, and for amending the said Acts, so far as the " same relate to that part of Great Britain called Scotland...
Page 308 - Latin thesaurus inventus, which is where any money or coin, gold, silver, plate, or bullion, is found hidden in the earth, or other private place, the owner thereof being unknown ; in which case the treasure belongs to the king : but if he that hid it be known, or afterwards found out, the owner and not the king is entitled to it°.
Page 8 - ... an act, made in the first year of the reign of king William and queen Mary, intituled, An Act for exempting their Majesties...
Page 324 - Third, chapter fiftyfive, intituled " An Act to authorize justices of the peace to impose fines upon constables, overseers, and other peace or parish officers for neglect of duty, and on masters of apprentices for ill-usage of such their apprentice ; and also to make provision for the execution of warrants of distress granted by magistrates...
Page 252 - ... years : and, if a male, to be once, twice, or thrice publicly or privately whipped (if the Court shall so think fit,) in addition to such imprisonment...
Page 252 - ... shall knowingly send or deliver any letter or writing, accusing or threatening to accuse any person of any crime punishable by law with death, transportation, or pillory, or of any assīult with intent to commit any rape, or of any attempt or endeavour to commit any rape, or of any infamous crime, as herein-after defined (a), with a view or intent to extort or gain from such person any chattel, money, or valuable security ; every such offender shall be guilty of felony...
Page 4 - Majesty, for granting an aid .to His Majesty by a land tax to be raised in Great Britain, for the service of the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-eight.

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