The Emperor's New Code of Criminal Laws: Published at Vienna, the 15th of January, 1787

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John Rea, 1787 - Criminal law - 110 pages
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Page 15 - ... without confiderable force and addrefs. To a criminal under this fentence, a better nourifhment is allowed, but he has nothing to drink but water. Nor is he to fpeak or hold communication with his relations or acquaintance, unlefs very ftrong reafons can be fhewn and declared, and that in the prefence of the jailor, if the circumflances require it.
Page 14 - ... may have already made, before judgment was pronounced, or dire&ly after his being apprehended, becomes null and without effect.
Page 35 - ... according to the degree of his being nearly related to the perfon concealed, be treated with lefs rigour, under the exprefs condition that he have not in any degree affifted, for his own part, in the execution or...
Page 13 - The punifhmertt of the chain is inflifted in the following manner : the criminal fuffers fevere imprifonment, and is fo clofely chained, that he has no more liberty than ferves for the indifpenfable motion of his body.
Page 44 - If neither of the combatants fall, the challenger fhall be condemned to the fevere imprifonment, for a limited time, in the firft degree, and to hard labour on the public works.
Page 14 - ... additional irons, if the kind of work impofed on him permit, or the danger of his efcape render it neceffary.
Page 12 - ... if it appear that the criminal be remarkably depraved, and that the apprehenfions which he may excite, require fuch precaution to be taken. When the offender is condemned to this...
Page 14 - A criminal, condemned to the fevere imprifonment, is to be treated as above, with this difference only, that the irons on his feet...
Page 43 - The perfon challenged is as much guilty of this offence as the challenger, the inftant they are both difpofed to combat with murderous weapons, even though death...
Page 17 - From this pofleflion muft be deducted what is fufficient for the maintenance and fupport of his wife and children, and the furplus be lodged in the funds of the criminal chamber, and employed folely for the purpofe of fupporting prifoners, C and and of inrolling and maintaining the inferior officers of juflice.

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