The Law Relative to Commitments & Convictions by Justices of the Peace: With Forms, to which are Added Lord Lansdowne's Acts
W. Benning, 1828 - 421 pages
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Page 369 - ... and being convicted thereof, shall be liable, at the discretion of the court, to be transported beyond the seas for any term not exceeding fourteen years nor less than seven years, or to be imprisoned, with or without hard labor, in the common gaol or house of correction, for any term not exceeding three years...
Page 228 - ... to be by him applied according to the directions of the statute...
Page 222 - That where any Person shall be charged on the Oath of a credible Witness before any Justice of the Peace...
Page 222 - ... or the justice before whom the charge shall be made may (if he shall so think fit), without any previous summons...
Page 367 - ... may direct) of the parish, township, or place in which the offence shall have been committed, to be by such overseer or officer paid over to the use of the general rate of the county, riding, or division in which such parish...
Page 367 - Court to sentence the offender to be imprisoned, or to be imprisoned and kept to hard labour in the common Gaol, or House of Correction...
Page 365 - ... and being convicted thereof, shall be liable to be transported. beyond the seas for the term of seven years, or to be imprisoned, with or without hard labour, in the common gaol or house of correction, for any term not exceeding two years, and, if a male, to be once, twice, or thrice publicly or privately whipped (if the court shall so think fit), in addition to such imprisonment.
Page 371 - ... any matter or thing which, if the same had been sworn in the usual form, would have amounted to wilful and corrupt perjury...
Page 42 - ... church or chapel, or any chapel for the religious worship of persons dissenting from the united Church of England and Ireland...
Page 101 - ... conviction may appeal to the next Court of General or Quarter Sessions which shall be holden not less than twelve days after the day of such conviction for the county or place wherein the cause of complaint shall have arisen ; provided, that such person shall give to the complainant a notice in writing of such appeal, and of the cause and matter thereof, within...