A Handbook for Magistrates in Relation to Summary Convictions and Orders and Indictable Offences

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Carswell, 1890 - Justices of the peace - 92 pages
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Page 60 - Having heard the evidence, do you wish to say anything in answer to the charge? You are not obliged to say anything unless you desire to do so, but whatever you say will be taken down in writing, and may be given in evidence...
Page 77 - The court shall have power, if they think fit, to cause the case to be sent back for amendment, and thereupon the same shall be amended accordingly, and judgment shall be delivered after it shall have been amended.
Page 76 - ... upon being served with such rule absolute, shall state a case accordingly, upon the appellant entering into such recognizance as is hereinbefore provided.
Page 75 - ... the facts of the case and the grounds on which the proceeding is questioned, and if the court decline to state the case, may apply to the High Court of Justice for an order requiring the case to be stated.
Page 76 - ... and every person in whom the same is vested in possession by •alienation or other derivative title shall be accountable for the succession duty in respect of such property and shall within two months after the death of the deceased or such later time as the Territorial treasurer shall allow deliver to the clerk of the court of the judicial district in which said property is situate an account to the best of his knowledge and belief of the property which account shall be verified under oath.
Page 44 - Any person aggrieved who desires to question a conviction, order, determination, or other proceeding of a court of summary jurisdiction, on the ground that it is erroneous in point of law, or is in excess of jurisdiction...
Page 72 - Do you consent that the charge against you shall be tried by me, or do you desire that it shall be sent for trial by a jury...
Page 60 - Person shall make any Statement shall state to him, and give him clearly to understand, that he has nothing to hope from any Promise of Favour, and nothing to fear from any Threat which may have been holden out to him to induce him to make any Admission or Confession of his Guilt, but that whatever he shall then say may be given in Evidence against him upon his Trial, notwithstanding such Promise or Threat...
Page 24 - Provided that any person entitled to affirm in lieu of taking an oath may affirm in the following form : — " I, AB, do solemnly, sincerely, and truly declare and affirm that I...
Page 23 - When the defendant is present at the hearing the substance of the complaint shall be stated to him, and he shall be asked if he has any cause to show why he should not be convicted...

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