Magisterial Synopsis: Comprising Summary Convictions, the Offences, Penalties, &c. and the Stages of Procedure Tabularly Arranged, Indictable Offences, where Each is Triable, as to Bail, Costs, &c., and All Other Proceedings Before Justices Out of Sessions, Adapted Throughout to the Law as Consolidated and Enacted by the Administration of Justice (or Jervis's) Acts, 11 & 12 Vict. Cc. 42, 43, 44, with Forms, Copious Notes, and Practical Observations
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12 Vict 2nd Offence 9 Geo 9 Vict accused adjourned adjudged aforesaid appear applied apprehended Assizes bail behalf borough calendar months certificate charge chattels clerk committed conceying constable conveying conviction or order costs custody default of payment defendant division duly esquire exceeding 20 felony forfeit forthwith given hand and seal hard labour hath hearing hereby house of correction impr imprisonment indictable offence indictment information or complaint issue jurisdiction justice or justices Justices to convict keeper levied by distress licence Majesty's justices ment Misdemeanor Mode of enforcing moiety neglecting notice Number oath overseers owner parish party pawnbroker payable penalty person petty sessions premises prison quarter sessions recognizance recoverable recovered as Offences refusing Sect special constable statute summary convictions summons sureties surveyor therein thereof undersigned unless sooner paid Vide Note warrant of distress whereas wilfully witness
Page 315 - 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 against you upon your trial.
Page 57 - These are therefore to command you the said constable of - to take the said AB, and him safely convey to the [houte of' correction] at - aforesaid, and there to deliver him to the keeper thereof, together with this precept; and I do hereby command you the said keeper of the said [house...
Page 315 - 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 against you upon your trial," and whatever the prisoner shall then say in answer thereto shall be taken down in writing and...
Page 314 - ... if upon the trial of the person so accused as first aforesaid it shall be proved by the oath or affirmation of any credible witness that any person whose deposition shall have been taken as aforesaid is dead or so ill as not to be able to travel...
Page 314 - ... by or before whom the same purports to have been taken, it shall be lawful to read such deposition as evidence in such prosecution, without further proof thereof, unless it shall he proved that such deposition was not in fact signed by the justice purporting to sign the same.
Page 37 - AB hath not paid the same or any part thereof, but therein hath made default ; these are therefore to command you, in her Majesty's name, forthwith to make distress of the goods and chattels of the said AB ; and...
Page 50 - B., &c., (stating the offence and the time and place when and where committed), and I adjudge the said AB, for his said offence, to forfeit and pay the sum of (stating the penalty, and also the compensation, if any), to be paid and applied according to law...
Page 28 - Justice, or before such other Justice or Justices of the Peace for the same county, riding, division, liberty, city, borough, or place a shall then be there...
Page 313 - And I do hereby command you, the said keeper of the said common gaol, to receive the said...
Page 242 - Majesty's' subjects ; every person wandering abroad and lodging in any barn or outhouse, or in any deserted or unoccupied building, or in the open air, or under a tent, or in any cart or waggon, not having any visible means of subsistence, and not giving a good account of himself or herself...