A Digest of the Criminal Law (crimes and Punishments) (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, 1883 - Criminal law - 420 pages
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Contents

CLASSIFICATION OF CRIMES AND GENERAL PRO VISIONS AS TO THEIR PUNISHMENT 15 Treason Felony and Misdemeanor
12
Recording Sentence of Death
14
Previous Convictions
15
Special Offences in the case of Persons twice convicted
16
Punishment of Persons under Sixteen Years of Age
17
Punishment of Misdemeanors
18
CHAPTER 111
20
Presumption of Sanity
22
Married Women
23
Necessity
24
Ignorance of Law
25
Ignorance of Fact
26
ART FA01
27
CHAPTER IV
29
Principals in the Second Degree
30
Common Purpose
31
Accessories before the Fact
32
Where Crime suggested is committed in a different Way
33
AST PAOE 42 Where Instigation is countermanded
34
Accessories after the Fact
35
Incitement to commit a Crime
37
AttemptMisdemeanor
39
OFFENCES AGAINST PUBLIC ORDEKINTERNAL AND EXTERNAL CHAPTER VI
40
High Treason by levying War
41
High Treason by adhering to the Queens Enemies
42
Violating the Kings Wife c
43
Punishment for Treason
44
Inciting to Mutiny
45
Assaults on the Queen
46
ART PAUE 65 Contempts against the Queen
47
CHAPTER VII
48
Routs
49
Preventing reading Proclamation and continuing to riot after Proclamation
50
Riotous Demolition of Houses c
51
Riotous Damage of Houses c
52
Three Persons armed in pursuit of Game by Night
53
Riotously preventing the sailing of Ship
54
Political Meetings in Westminster
55
Procuring Signatures to Petition without Authority and Tumultuous Petitioning
56
CHAPTER VIII
58
Compulsion how far a Defence
59
Unlawful Clubs and Societies
60
Quakers and Religious and Charitable Societies excepted
62
Jesuits and Monks
63
Seditious Words and Libels
64
Seditious Intention defined
65
Presumption as to Intention
66
Ships c referred to in Article 100 to be forfeited
70
Increasing Force of Ships for Foreign Belligerents and pro curing Enlistment by Misrepresentation
71
Presumption of Knowledge of Purpose for which Ship is built
72
OFFENCES AGAINST PERSONS ON THE HIGH SEAS PIRACYSLA VE TRA DING 104 Piracy
73
Piracy with Violence
74
Boarding Ships and throwing Cargo overboard
75
Trading with Pirates and conspiring with them
76
Slave Trading defined
77
Piratical Slave Trading
78
Punishment of Slave Trading
79
Serving on a Slave Ship Misdemeanor
80
ABUSES AND OBSTRUCTIONS OF PUBLIC AUTHORITY CHAPTER XI
82
AUT TAGR 120 Illegally imprisoning Subjects beyond the Seas
84
Neglect of Official Duty
85
Refusal to serve an Office
86
CHAPTER XII
87
BRIBERY AND CORRUPTIONSALE OF OFFICES 126 Judicial Corruption
88
Definition of Bribery of Voters
89
Definition of Undue Influence
90
Punishment of Bribery at certain Elections
91
Making Interest for Offices for Reward
92
MISLEADING JUSTICEPERJURYFALSE SWEARING SUBORNATION 135 Perjury defined
93
Subornation of Perjury
95
Forging Instruments of Evidence and tendering them in Proof
96
Officers giving False Certificates
97
Conspiracy to defeat JusticeDissuading Witnesses from testi fying
98
Voluntary Permission by Officers of Escapes by Prisoners
99
Quality of Offence of Rescue
100
Rescuing Revenue Prisoners
101
Escape by Persons in Custody
102
Escaping from certain Prisons
103
Transports or Persons sentenced to Penal Servitudo being at Large
104
Agreement not to prosecuto
105
ACTS INJURIOUS TO THE PUBLIC IN GENERAL CHAPTER XVI
106
Blasphemy definedAlternative Definitions
108
Heresies
109
Depraving the Lords Supper
110
Depraving the Book of Common Prayer
111
Clergymen refusing to use the Book of Common Prayer
112
Disturbing Public Worship
113
CHAPTER XVIII
114
Public Indecencies
115
172 Obscene Publications
116
Defiling Girls under Age
117
ART PAGE 174 Conspiracy to defile
118
Common Nuisance
120
Common Nuisance a Misdemeanor
121
Disorderly Houses
122
Common Betting Houses
123
Disorderly Places of Entertainment
124
Disorderly Inns
125
Lotteries
126
Nuisances by Offensive Trades
127
Nuisances to Bridges
128
CHAPTER XX
129
Rogues and Vagabonds
130
Incorrigible Rogues
132
OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON THE CONJUGAL AND PARENTAL RIGHTS AND THE REPUTATION OF INDIVIDUALS CHAPTER XXI
133
Suppression of Riots
134
Prevention of the Commission of Crimes and Arrest of Criminals
135
Private Defence
136
Lawful Force
138
Delegation of Duty defined in Article 213
148
Duty of Care in doing Dangerous Acts
149
CHAPTER XXIII
151
When an Act is the remote Cause of Death or one of several Causes
153
When causing Death does not amount to Homicide
155
When Homicide is unlawful
156
CHAPTER XXIV
157
MURDERMANSLAUGHTERATTEMPTS TO COMMIT MURDERCONCEALMENT OF BIRTH 223 Manslaughter and Murder defined
158
Effect and Definition of Provocation
161
When Provocation does not extenuate Homicide
164
CHAPTER XXV
171
CHAPTER XXVII
177
Assaults which ought not to be punished on Summary Con viction
181
Assaults punishable with Three Months Imprisonment
182
Punishment of Common Assaults on Summary Conviction
183
CHAPTER XXIX
185
Punishment of Rape and carnally knowing Children under Twelve
187
Definition and Punishment of Bigamy
188
Principals in Second Degree in Bigamy
190
Irregular Marriages under the Marriage Act of 1823
191
Abduction of Girls under Sixteen
193
Stealing Children under Fourteen t
194
CHAPTER XXXI
195
Masters not providing for ApprenticesAbandoning Children under Two
196
Execution of Lawful Sentences
197
Things capable of being Libels
198
Publication defined
199
When a Libel is Malicious
200
Art TAGE 273 Publication of Matter honestly believed to bo true
201
Fair Criticism
202
Parliamentary Proceedings and Fair Comments thereon
204
Publication in a Court of Justice
205
Fair Beports of Proceedings of Courts
206
Punishment for Libel
207
OFFENCES AGAINST EIGHTS OF PROPERTY AND RIGHTS ARISING OUT OF CONTRACTS CHAPTER XXXIII
209
Property in Moveable Things
210
Special Owner
213
Bailment defined
215
CHAPTER XXXIV
217
WaterGasElectricity
218
Wild Animals Living and Dead
220
Things of no Value
221
CHAPTER XXXV
222
ART PAOE 296 Theft by taking and carrying away
223
Theft by a ServantEmbezzlement
226
Theft by a False Pretence
227
Theft by taking advantage of a Mistake
228
Theft by Bailees
229
Finding Goods
230
Conversion after a Taking amounting to Trespass
232
Obtaining by False Pretences not Theft
234
Taking Tame Animal wandering not Theft
235
CHAPTER XXXVI
237
The Property embezzled must be the Masters
240
Distinction between Embezzlement and other kinds of Theft
241
Evidence as to Embezzlement
243
ROBBERY AND EXTORTION BY THREATS 313 Robbery
244
CHAPTER XXXVIII
247
Robbing Places of WorshipBurglary
248
Entering Dwellinghouse with Intent
249
CHAPTER XXXIX
251
Stealing and concealing Valuable Securities
252
Thefts punishable with Penal Servitude for Life
253
AST rAGU 325 Thefts punishable with Penal Servitude for Fourteen Years
254
Thefts punishable with Penal Servitude for Seven Years
256
327a Theft punishable with Two Years Imprisonment
258
Sundry Offences resembling TheftPunished by various Terms of Imprisonment c
259
CHAPTER XL
264
Definition of False Pretence
265
Of Obtaining
267
Intent to defraud
269
Obtaining Credit c by False Pretences
270
Conspiracy to defraud or extort
271
Pretending to exercise Witchcraft
272
Servants feeding Horses c against Orders
273
Taking Marks from Public Stores
274
CHAPTER XLI
275
Misappropriation under Power of Attorney
277
Clerks c assisting in procuring Advances
278
Frauds by Directors and Public Officers
279
Rule of Evidence
280
Fraudulent False Accounting
281
CHAPTER XLII
282
ART TAOI
285
Document
291
Forgeries punishable with Seven Years Penal Servitude
298
TradeMarks defined
304
CHAPTER XLVI
310
MALICIOUS INJURIES TO PROPERTY
317
ABT FACE 377 Arson cPenal Servitude for Life
318
Arson c Fourteen Years Penal Servitude
321
Threats to Burn c Ten Tears Penal Servitude
322
Malicious MischiefSeven Years Penal Servitude
323
Malicious MischiefFive Years Penal Servitude
326
Sundry Injuries to Property
327
CHAPTER XLVIII
331
OFFENCES RELATING TO GAME WILD ANIMALS AND FISH 384 Night and Game defined
333
Offences relating to Deer Hares Rabbits and Fish
334
CHAPTER XLIX
339
False Claim on Bankrupts Estate
342
Conspiracies in Restraint of Trade
343
Breaches of Employers Duty to SeamenLeaving Seamen behind
345
Breaches of Shipowners Duty to SeamenSending Unseaworthy Ships to Sea
347
Breach of Duty of Seamen to each other or other Persons on Board
349
Breach of Duty to other Ship in case of a Collision
350
Appendix of Notes
351
Index
393
133
405
Receiving Property unlawfully obtained 283
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Page 344 - Every person who, with a view to compel any other person to abstain from doing or to do any act which such other person has a legal right to do or abstain from doing, wrongfully and without legal authority, (1) Uses violence to or intimidates such other person or his wife or children, or injures his property...
Page 67 - State, or by any judge or justice therein respectively, whereby the person of any ambassador or other public minister of any foreign prince or State, authorized and received as such by the President of the United States...
Page 90 - Parliament, or the vote of any voter at any election : 5. Every person who shall advance or pay, or cause to be paid, any money to or to the use of any other person with the intent that such money, or any part thereof, shall be expended in bribery at any election...
Page 15 - ... shall be guilty of felony ; and, being convicted thereof, shall be liable, at the discretion of the Court, to be transported beyond the seas for life, *or for any term not less than seven years, or to be imprisoned for any term not exceeding four 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 350 - Ship," or tending immediately to endanger the Life or Limb of any Person belonging to or on board of such " Ship, " or who by wilful Breach of Duty, or by Neglect of Duty, or by reason of Drunkenness, refuses or omits to do any lawful Act proper and requisite to be done by him for preserving such " Ship " from immediate Loss, Destruction, or serious Damage, or for preserving any Person belonging to or on board of such " Ship" from immediate Danger to Life or Limb, shall for each such Offence be deemed...
Page 90 - Every person who directly or indirectly by himself or by any other person on his behalf makes use of or threatens to make use of any force, violence or restraint or inflicts or threatens...
Page 345 - It shall be lawful for one or more persons, acting on their own behalf or on behalf of a trade union or of an individual employer or firm in contemplation or furtherance of a trade dispute, to attend at or near a house or place where a person resides or works or carries on business or happens to be, if they so attend merely for the purpose of peacefully obtaining or communicating information, or of peacefully persuading any person to work or abstain from working.
Page 70 - If forthwith upon a proclamation of neutrality being issued by Her Majesty he gives notice to the Secretary of State that he is so building, causing to be built, or equipping such ship, and furnishes such particulars of the contract and of any matters relating to, or done, or to be done under the contract as may be required by the Secretary of State...
Page 42 - ... the king and sovereign lord of this land for the time being in his person and do him true and faithful service of allegiance...
Page 284 - Be it enacted, by the authority aforesaid, that wherever any person taketh money or reward, directly or indirectly, under pretence or upon account of helping any person...

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Criminal Law Reform: England - Stephen's Codes, 1877–1883
Stephen responded to this challenge by publishing in 1877 A Digest of the Criminal Law (Crimes and Punishments), in which he showed the form that a complete ...
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The Court Supreme Court of Canada - 2006 - Authors Cited
A Digest of the Criminal Law (Crimes and Punishments), 4th ed. London: macmillan and Co., 1887. Stephen, Sir James Fitzjames. A Digest of the Criminal Law ...
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