A Supplement to the Digest of the Law Relating to Offences Punishable by Indictment, and by Information in the Crown Office: Alphabetically Arranged : with a Collection of Precedents : Bringing Down the Cases and Statutes to the Present Time

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W. Crofts, 1836 - Criminal law - 48 pages
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Page 39 - ... being convicted thereof, shall be liable to be imprisoned, with or without hard labour, in the common gaol or house of correction, for any term not exceeding three years...
Page 37 - That all persons who, after the passing of this act, shall be held to bail, or committed to prison for any offence against the law, shall be entitled to require and have on demand (from the person who shall have the lawful custody thereof, and who is hereby required to deliver the same) copies of the examinations of the witnesses respectively upon whose depositions they have been so held to bail or committed to prison, on payment of a reasonable sum for the same, not exceeding three halfpence for...
Page 38 - And be it enacted, that every person convicted of murder shall, after judgment, be confined in some safe place within the prison, apart from all other prisoners, and shall be fed with bread and water only, and with no other food or liquor, except in case of receiving the sacrament, or in case of any sickness or wound, in which case the surgeon of the prison may order other necessaries to be administered ; and no person but the gaoler and his servants, and the chaplain and surgeon of the prison, shall...
Page 39 - That in the Case of every Felony punishable under this Act, every Principal in the Second Degree, and every Accessory before the Fact, shall be punishable with Death or otherwise, in the same Manner as the Principal in the First Degree is by this Act punishable ; and every Accessory after the Fact to any Felony punishable under this Act (except only a Receiver of stolen Property) shall on Conviction be liable to be imprisoned for any Term not exceeding Two Years...
Page 15 - England ; and all Indictments found and Trials and other Proceedings had and taken by and before the said Justices and Judges of Over and Terminer and Gaol Delivery s1hall be valid and effectual to all Intents and Purposes whatsoever...
Page 35 - Provided, that if upon the trial of any person for any such subsequent offence such person shall give evidence of his good character, it shall be lawful for the prosecutor, in answer thereto, to give evidence of the conviction of such person for the previous offence or offences before such verdict of guilty shall be returned, and the jury shall inquire concerning such previous conviction or convictions at the same time that they inquire concerning such subsequent offence.
Page 38 - Court to be transported beyond the seas for any term not exceeding ten years, or to be imprisoned for any term not exceeding three years, with or without hard labour and solitary confinement ; both or either at the discretion of the Court before which he shall be tried.
Page 13 - One Week's Notice shall have been given, either personally or by leaving the same at the Place of Residence as of which the Parties bound by such Recognizance are therein described, to appear before the...
Page 38 - That if any Person shall break and Sacrilege. enter any Church or Chapel, and steal therein any Chattel, or having stolen any Chattel in any Church or Chapel, shall break out of the same, every such Offender, being convicted thereof, shall suffer Death as a Felon.
Page 13 - Certiorari or Habeas corpus, and it is hereby required that such Court, Judge, or Recorder shall cause the Party applying for such Writ or Writs, whether he be...

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