The Acts Regulating the Duties of Justices of the Peace, Out of Sessions: With Respect to Indictable Offences, Summary Convictions and Orders, (11 & 12 Vict, Cc. 42, 43,) and for the Protection of Justices in the Discharge of Those Duties, (11 & 12 Vict. C. 44,) Known as Jervis's Acts; Together with the Act for the Submission of Points of Law for the Opinion of the Superior Courts, (20 & 21 Vict. C. 43.)
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William Cunningham Glen
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Page 37 - 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 38 - ... he has nothing to hope from any promise of favour, and nothing to fear from any threat, which may have been holden out to him to induce him to make any admission or confession of his guilt, but that whatever he shall then say may be given in evidence against him on his trial, notwithstanding such promise or threat...
Page 87 - Provided also, that no objection shall be taken or allowed to any information, complaint or summons, for any alleged defect therein, in substance or in form, or for any variance between such information, complaint or summons, and the evidence adduced on the part of the informant or complainant...
Page 167 - ... and all costs and charges of the said distress [and of the commitment and conveying: of the Raid CD to the said house of correction], amounting to the further sum of , shall be sooner paid unto you the said keeper, and for your so doing this shall be your sufficient warrant.
Page 110 - ... any cause to show why he should not be convicted, or why an order should not be made against him, as the case may be.
Page 93 - ... as the case may be; and whenever in any indictment or information for any felony or misdemeanor it shall be necessary to mention, for any purpose whatsoever, any partners, joint tenants, parceners, or tenants in common, it shall be sufficient to describe them in...
Page 33 - ... on behalf of either or any of the parties to the said suit, action, or other proceeding. But (s. 3) 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 34 - ... of those who shall know the facts and circumstances of the case, and shall put the same into writing, and such depositions shall be read over to and signed respectively by the witnesses who shall have been so examined, and shall be signed also by the justice Justice to ad- or justices taking the same ; and the justice or minister oath or justices before whom any such witness shall appear affirmation.