The Poor Law, Comprising the Whole of the Law of Settlement, and All the Authorities Upon the Subject of the Poor Law Generally, Brought Down to Hilary Term, 1856: With Forms
Shaw, 1856 - Poor laws - 924 pages
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Page 196 - ... such Society shall be supported wholly or in part by annual voluntary contributions, and shall not, and by its laws may not, make any dividend, gift, division, or bonus in money unto or between any of its members...
Page 241 - ... a convenient stock of flax, hemp, wool, thread, iron and other necessary ware and stuff to set the poor on work, and also competent sums of money for and towards the necessary relief of the lame, impotent, old, blind, and such other among them being poor and not able to work...
Page 569 - Majesty that it may be enacted, and be it enacted . . . that whereas by reason of some defects in the law poor people are not restrained from going from one parish to another, and therefore do endeavour to settle themselves in those parishes where there is the best stock, the largest commons or wastes to build cottages, and the most woods for them to burn and destroy...
Page 363 - Peace ... for setting to work the Children of all such whose Parents shall not by the said Churchwardens and Overseers, or the greater Part of them, be thought able to keep and maintain their Children; and also for setting to work all such Persons, married or unmarried, having no Means to maintain them, and use no ordinary and daily Trade of Life to get their Living by...
Page 324 - ... before a justice of the peace to be dealt with according to law...
Page 377 - These are therefore to command you the said Constable of to take the said AB, and him safely to convey to the [House of Correction^ at aforesaid, and there deliver him to the said Keeper thereof, together with this Precept ; and I do hereby command you the said Keeper of the said...
Page 376 - CD ; and if, within the space of days next after the making of such distress, the said last-mentioned sum, together with the reasonable charges of taking and keeping the said distress, shall not be paid, that then you do sell the said goods...
Page 373 - Detention, or to order such Officer to be detained in Custody, so as to be brought before Two Justices, at a Time and Place to be named in such Order, unless such Officer...
Page 351 - Commissioners for administering the Laws for Relief of the Poor in England...