The Practice of Magistrates' Courts

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Law Times Office, 1858 - Police magistrates - 392 pages

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Page 153 - 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
Page 223 - means the Act of the session of the eleventh and twelfth years of the reign of Her present Majesty, chapter forty-three, intituled " An Act to facilitate the performance of the duties of justices of the peace out of sessions within England and Wales, with respect to summary convictions and orders...
Page 10 - And be it enacted, that in all cases where no time is already or shall hereafter be specially limited for making any such complaint or laying any such information in the act or acts of parliament relating to each particular case, such complaint shall be made and such information shall be laid within six calendar months from the time when the matter of such complaint or information respectively arose.
Page 165 - Unlawfully and maliciously setting fire to crops of corn, grain or pulse, or to any part of a wood, coppice or plantation of trees, or to any heath, gorse, furze or fern.
Page 80 - AB, and him safely to convey to the common gaol at aforesaid, and there to deliver him to the said keeper thereof, together with this precept: And I do hereby command you, the said keeper of the said common gaol...
Page 343 - ... the same to the said justice or justices, to state and sign a case setting forth the facts and the grounds of such determination, for the opinion thereon of one of the superior courts of law to be named by the party applying ; and such party, hereinafter called
Page 106 - Correction] at , in the said county, [there to be kept to hard labour] for the space of , unless the said several sums, and...
Page 31 - ... upon the person to whom it is so directed, by delivering the same to the party personally, or by leaving the same with some person for him at his last or most usual place of abode...
Page 60 - But nothing herein contained shall render any person who, in any criminal proceeding, is charged with the commission of any indictable offence or any offence punishable on summary conviction, competent or compellable to give evidence for or against himself or herself, or shall render any person compellable to answer any question tending to criminate himself or herself...
Page 224 - ... and no warrant of commitment shall be held void by reason of any defect therein, provided it be therein alleged that the party has been convicted, and there be a good and valid conviction to sustain the same.

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