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other person as aforesaid shall be forthwith said by county treamrer.

made out and delivered by the proper officer 58 G. 3. c. 70. s. 6. IS G. 3. c. 19. s. 8.)

of the court unto such prosecutor or othere
person, upon being paid for the same the sum a
of one shilling for the prosecutor, and sixpencer
for each other person, and no more; and, exi
cept in the cases hereinafter provided for a
shall be made upon the treasurer of the
county, riding, or division, in which the offence
shall have been committed, or shall be super
posed to have been committed, who is hereby
authorized and required, upon sight of every
such order, forthwith to pay to the persono
named therein, or to any one duly authorized
to receive the same on his or her behalf, the
money in such order mentioned, and shall be

allowed the same in his accounts. ,,.,2018 tt, llow the expenses XXV. And whereas felonies and such miser siall be paiu in places demeanors as are herein-before enumerated not contributing to the county rate. may be committed in liberties, franchises, (53 G. 3. c. 70. s. 9 & cities, towns, and places which do not contria 10.)

bute to the payment of any county rate, some of which raise a rate in the nature of a county rate, and others have neither any such rate, nor any fund applicable to similar purposes, and it is just that such liberties, franchises, cities, towns, and places should be charged with all costs, expences, and compensations ordered by virtue of this Act, in respect of felonies and such misdemeanors committed

therein respectively; be it, therefore, enacted, Cut of rate in the na. That all sums directed to be paid by virtue of ture of county rate. this Act, in respect of felonies and of such mis

demeanors as aforesaid, committed or sup-. posed to have been committed in such liberties, franchises, cities, towns, and places, shall be paid out of the rate in the nature of a county

rate, or out of any fund applicable to similar purposes, where there is such a rate or fund, by the treasurer or other officer having the i n:3p. collection or disbursement of such rate or fund; and where there is no such rate or fund If no such rate, then in such liberties. franchises, cities, towns, or out of poor's rates. places, shall be paid out of the rate or fund for the relief of the poor of the parish, town. ship, district, or precinct therein, where the offence was committed or supposed to have been committed, by the overseers, or other officers having the collection or disbursement, of such last-mentioned rate or fund; and the order of court shall in every such case be directed to such treasurer, overseers, or other officers respectively, instead of the treasurer of the county, riding, or division, as the case, may require.

XXVI. And, for the better regulation of Quarter Sessions to in costs and expences in the cases aforesaid, and make regulations as : ..

to costs and expences. for preventing abuses in respect thereof, be it (18 G. 3. c. 19. .9** enacted, That it shall be lawful for the justices of the peace of any county, riding, or division, or of any liberty, franchise, city, town, or place. chargeable with costs and expences under the provision aforesaid, in Quarter Sessions as sembled, to establish, and from time to time to alter such regulations as to the rate of any, costs and expences thereafter to be allowed by virtue of this Act, as to them shall seem just and reasonable; which regulations having When binding. received the approbation and signature of one justice of gaol' delivery or of great sessions for the county wherein any such regulations shall, have been established, shall be binding on all persons whatsoever.

XXVII, And, for enabling the High Court Por payment of ex

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pences in prosecutions of Admiralty to order the payment of the costs in Court of Admiralty. and expencës sof prosecutors and witnesses,

and compensation for their trouble and loss of time, in cases in which other courts have a like power under this Act; be it enacted, That it shall be lawful for the judge of the said Court of Admiralty, in every case of felony, and in every case of misdemeanor of the des nominations herein-before enumerated, come

mitted upon the high seas, to order the Order on assistant to assistant to the counsel for the affairs of the counsel of Admiralty, admiralty and navy to pay such costs, sexo

pences, and compensation to prosecutors and witnesses, in like manner as other courts may order the treasurer of the county to pay the same; and such assistant is hereby authorized and required, upon sight of every such order, forthwith to pay to the person named therein, or to any one duly authorized to receive the sáme on his or her behalf, the money in such order mentioned, and shall be allowed the

same in his accounts. ; il 19 00090 Courts may order XXVIII. And, for the better remuneration compensation to those of persons who have been active in the apa who have been active in the apprehension prehension of certain offenders, be it enacted, of certain offenders. That where 'any person shall appear to any (4 W. & M. c. 8. s. 1. 10 & 11 W. 3. c. 23. court of 'oyer and terminer, gaol delivery,

superior criminal court of a countr palatine, 5 Ann. c. 31. 8. 1. 14 G. 2. c. 6:* or court of great sessions, to have been active 58 G. 3. c. 70. s. 4 & in or towards the apprehension of any person 5.)

charged with murder, or with feloniously and maliciously shooting at, or attempting to disa charge any kind of loaded fire arms at any other person, or with stabbing, cutting, or poisoning, or with administering any thing to procure the miscarriage of any woman, or with rape, or with burglary or felonious house

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breaking, or with robbery on the person, or. . with arson, or with horse-stealing, bullocks stealing, or sheep-stealing, or with being accessory before the fact to any of the offences aforesaid, or with receiving any stolen property knowing the same to have been stolen, every such: court is hereby, authorized and empowered in any of the cases, aforesaid, to order the sheriff of the county in which the offence shall have been committed to pay to the person or persons, who shall appear to the court to have been active in or towards the apprehension of any person charged with any of the said offences, such sum or sums of money as to the court shall seem reasonable and sufficient to compensate such person or persons for his, her, or their expences, exertions, and loss of time in or towards such apprehension; and where any person shall appear to any court of sessions of the peace to have been active, in or towards the apprehension of any party charged with receiving stolen property knowing the same to have been stolen, such court shall have power to order compensation to such person in the same manner as the other courts berein-before mentioned: Provided always, That nothing Independent of coste herein contained shall prevent any of the of prosecution. said courts from also allowing to any such persons, if prosecutors or witnesses, such costs, expences, and compensations, as courts are by this Act empowered to allow to prosecutors and witnesses respectively,:. · XXIX. And be it further enacted, That Such orders to be paid every order for payment to any person in by

person in by the Sheriff, who

may obtain immedirespect of such apprehension as aforesaid, ate repayment on apshall be forthwith made out and delivered by plication to the Trea.

(58 G, s. c. 70. 9. 5. the proper officer of the Court unto such per § G. 1. c. 15. s. 4.) son unôn beino paid fo

son, upon being paid for the same the sum of five shillings and no more ; and the Sheriff of the County for the time being is hereby lau. thorized and required, upon sight of such order, forthwith to pay to such person, or to any one duly authorized on his or her behalf, the money in such order mentioned ; and every such sheriff may immediately apply fob repayment of the same to the Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury, who upon inspecta ing such order, together with the acquittance of the person entitled to receive the money thereon, shall forthwith order repayment to the Sheriff of the money so by him paid,

without any fee or reward whatsoever. Isti If any man is killed in * XXX. And be it further enacted, That if attempting to take certain offenders, the

tak the any man shall happen to be killed in rendeau

o court may order com- vouring to apprehend any person who shalt pensation to his fa- be charged with any of the offences hereina (58°G. 3. c. 70. s. 8.) before last mentioned, it shall be lawful for

the court before whom such person shall be tried to order the sheriff of the county to pay to the widow of the man so killed, in case he shall have been married, or to his child on children in case his wife shall be dead, on to his father or mother in case he shall have left neither wife nor child, such sum of money as to the court in its discretion shall seem meets and the order for payment of such money shall be made out and delivered by the proper officer of the court unto the party entitled to receive the same, or unto some one on his or her behalf, to be named in such order by the direction of the court; and every such order shall be paid by and repaid to the shem riff in the manner herein-before mentionedou?

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