Handbook of Criminal Cases: Reprinted Verbatim from the Madras High Court Reports, Vol. 1-8 [1862-75], with a Complete Digest

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Page 3 - Every objection to any indictment for any formal defect apparent on the face thereof shall be taken by demurrer or motion to quash such indictment before the jury shall be sworn, and not afterwards...
Page 18 - Where in any matter relating to a ship or to a person belonging to a ship there appears to be a conflict of laws, then, if there is in this part of this Act any provision on the subject which is hereby expressly made to extend to that ship, the case shall be governed by that provision ; but if there is no such provision, the case shall be governed by the law of the port at which the ship is registered (/). 266.
Page 249 - ... and also, at the discretion of the court, to forfeit out of his wages a sum not exceeding two days
Page 7 - oath" includes a solemn affirmation substituted by law for an oath, and any declaration required or authorized by law to be made before a public servant or to be used for the purpose of proof, whether in a Court of Justice or not. 52. Nothing is said to be done or believed in "good faith" which is done or believed without due care and attention.
Page 24 - Whoever voluntarily causes a woman with child to miscarry shall, if such miscarriage be not caused in good faith for the purpose of saving the life of the woman, be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both...
Page 25 - ... makes any statement which is false, and which he either knows or believes to be false or does not believe to be true, touching any point material to the object for which the declaration is made or used, shall be punished in the same manner as if he gave false evidence.
Page 21 - ... enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows: 1. This Act may be cited as " The Merchant Shipping Act Amendment Act, 1862," and shall be construed with and as part of " The Merchant Shipping Act, 1854," hereinafter termed the Principal Act.
Page 21 - Act the holder of the certificate is superseded or removed by that court. (2.) Where any case before any such court as aforesaid involves a question as to the cancelling or suspending of a certificate, that court shall, at the conclusion of the case or as soon afterwards as possible, state in open court the decision to which they have come with respect to the cancelling or suspending thereof.
Page 155 - ... passengers, shall, on conviction before a magistrate, be liable to a fine not exceeding fifty rupees, or to imprisonment not exceeding eight days...
Page 50 - is the loss by unlawful means of property to which the person losing it is legally entitled.

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