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43 Eliz act of parliament allowed annual appeal appointed apprentice assessed bastard borough canal certificate certiorari chargeable charged child churchwardens and overseers constable contract corporation Court defendant discharged duties evidence exempted expences father gain a settlement granted ground hamlet held hiring husband ii.pl indenture indictment inhabitants jurisdiction justices justices of peace King's Bench lessee levied liable Lord Lord Mansfield magistrates maintenance mandamus master ment navigation notice objection opinion order of removal order of Sessions owner Oxford canal paid parish of St parish officers party pauper payment person plaintiff poor poor-rate poor's rate profits proprietors purpose Quarter Sessions quashed question rateable received refused relief rent residence respect rule seers servant serve settled sions stat statute stock in trade sufficient tenant tenement therein thereof tices tion tithes tolls town township whole wife
Page cxviii - Action may plead the General Issue and give the special Matter in Evidence...
Page cxxxvi - Overseers, or any of them, by Warrant from any Two such Justices of Peace, as is aforesaid, to levy as well the said Sums of Money, and all Arrearages, of every one that shall refuse to contribute according as they shall be assessed, by Distress and Sale of the Offender's Goods...
Page 377 - ... the defendant was entitled to a verdict. The jury found a verdict for the defendant — A rule nisi...
Page 100 - ... sums of money as shall from time to time be necessary to defray...
Page 376 - ... be permitted to name, enter, or run, either in his own name or in that of any other person, any horse of which he is either...
Page 87 - And also to raise, weekly or otherwise, by taxation of every inhabitant, parson, vicar, and other and of every occupier of lands, houses, tithes impropriate or propriations of tithes, coal mines or saleable underwoods in the said parish...
Page 252 - And also to raise weekly or otherwise (by Taxation of every Inhabitant, Parson, Vicar and other, and of every Occupier of Lands, Houses, Tithes impropriate, Propriations of Tithes, Coal-Mines, or saleable Underwoods...
Page 10 - There is a known distinction between circumstances which are of the essence of a thing required to be done by an act of Parliament and clauses merely directory.
Page 352 - ... done by either of them will be unlawful ; and a constable, or persons aiding him, may, in some possible instance, become amenable even to a charge of murder, for acting under an authority, which they reasonably considered themselves bound to obey, and of the invalidity whereof they are wholly ignorant. An exposition of these statutes, pregnant with so much inconvenience, ' ought not to be made, if they will admit of any other reasonable construction.