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ASSAULT-continued. . . cution under the process of any Ct. of Jus- 96. 4.
c.31. s.29. tice. - Id. : With intent to commit fel.; pun. Impr. with H. L. 5 G. 4.
not ex. the term for which the Ct. may imp. c. 1 - for such offence, either in addition to, or in 3lieu of any other pun. which might be inflicted i on offenders before the passing of this act. pi. 5 Geo.4. c. 114. Privy Councillors.-Striking or wounding a privy 9G. 4.
councillor was by the 9 Ann. c. 16. made a
capital offence. But that stat. is repealed .:: by 9 Geo. 4. c. 31. Members of the two Houses of Parliament and
.. their servants, under 5 Hen. 4. c.6. 11 Hen.6.
Jei 9 Edw.2. stat. 2. c. 3. is repealed. Id.
605&6 Edw. 6. c. 4. s. 8. is repealed. Id. Mariners assaulting their commander, to hinder * him from fighting the ship, under 22 & 23
Car. 2. c. ll. repealed. Id. · But this is a
capital offence under 11 & 12 W.3. c. 7. s.9. ::which act is not repealed. Assaulting magistrates, officers and others en- s. 24.
deavouring to save wrecked property, pun. + Tr. for 7 yrs., or Impr. with or without H. L.
for so long as the Ct. shall award. Id. s. 24.
ASSAULT—continued. 7 & 8 G.4. With intent to rob, fel. Tr. at the disc. of the c. 29.
Ct. for not less 7 yrs., or Impr. not ex. 4 yrs. and if a male, once, twice or thrice pub. or priv. W. in add. to the Impr. 7 & 8 G. 4.
c. 29. s. 6. 96.4. In pursuance of a conspiracy to raise the rate of c. 31.
wages, pun. Impr. with or without H. L. not ex. 2 yrs. and Fine, with sureties to keep
the peace. 9 Geo. 4. c. 31. s. 25. With intent to rescue.—To prevent apprehen
sion-on officers, pun. as last aforesaid,
Id. 6 G.1. With intent to destroy garments, pun. Tr. 7 yrs. c. 23.
6 Geo. 1. c. 23. s. 11.
cannot be conv. for this offence. Rex v. El
dershaw, 5C. & P. 7& 8 G.4. On deer-keepers and their assistants, fel. pun.
the same as for simple larc. 7 & 8 Geo. 4. c. 27. s. 29. See Larceny, post. .
Summary Conviction. 96.4. On seamen, ship carpenters, keelmen or caster, to e. 31.
hinder their working; pun. on conv. before 2 Js. P. Impr. and H. L. not ex. 3 cal. m.
Persons punished for such offences by the above act are not to be punished for the same offence by any other law. 9 Geo. 4. c. 31. s. 26.
of grain, flour, meal, &c., pun. on conv. before
Persons thus pun. are not to be pun. for
the same offence by any other law. Id. Expences in cases of misd., when allowable. In assaults, with intent to com. fel., attempt to 76. 4.
com. fel., riot, misd., for receiving stoleno
7 Geo. 4. c. 64. s. 23.
cial purposes, p. 8, ante, misd. pun. Tr.
or both. See Agents, p. 8, ante. AVENUE. Unlawfully and maliciously destroying or damag- 7&8 G. 4.
ing the whole or any part of a tree, sapling
disc. of the Ct. Tr. 7 yrs. or Impr. not ex. 2 yrs.; if a male, once, twice or thrice pub. or priv. W. if the Ct, think fit, in add. to Impr. 7 & 8 Geo. 4. c. 30. s. 19. See Trees, post.
76.4. c. 64.
BAIL in felony, by Justices.
or suspicion of fel. ; he must either dismiss
c. 64. s.l. .... If the accused party is brought before two Js.
either in the first instance, or on being ordered to be detained by one J., the two Js. may, if they think that there is not a strong presumption of guilt, but that sufft. appears against him to make a judicial enquiry pro
per, admit him to bail. Id. And they may admit him to bail, not only if
the accused. Id.
tices to hear evidence on the part of the ac-
the aids of justice to hear it. Id. BANK NOTES. Engraving any plate of copper, &c. for making 16.4.
forged bank notes, or having any such in**
c. 92. s. l, ...
work for the ground work of promissory notes
The Bank may proceed on an ind. for the
for the capital charge. . .e BANKS. Injuries to sea, river, or canal banks, locks, flood- 7& 8 G. 4.
gates or other work, fel. pun. Tr. for life, or c. 30.