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(2 & 3 Ed. 6. e. 24. 8. His Majesty's dominions or without; and that, 4. 43 G. 3. c. 113. s. 5.) in case the principal felony shall have been

committed within the body of any county, and the offence of counselling, procuring, or commanding shall have been committed within the body of any other county, the last-mentioned offence may be inquired of, tried, determined, and punished in either of such counties: Provided always, That no person who shall be once duly tried for any such offence, whether as an accessory before the fact or as for a substantive felony, shall be liable to be again indicted or tried for the same

offence. Accessory after the X. And for the more effectual prosecution fact may be tried by of accessories after the fact to felony, be it an'y Court which has enanted That if any de jurisdiction to try the

enacted, That if any person shall become an principal felon. accessory after the fact to any felony, whether

the same be a felony at common law, or by virtue of any statute or statutes made or to be made, the offence of such person may be inquired of, tried, determined, and punished by any court which shall have jurisdiction to try the principal felon, in the same manner as if the act, by reason whereof such person shall have become an accessory, had been committed at the same place as the principal felony, although such act may have been committed either on the high seas or at any place: on land, whether within His Majesty's

dominions or without; and that in case the If the offences be

principal felony shall have been committed committed in different within the body of any county, and the act by

er reason whereof any person shall have become (2 & 3 Ed. 6. c. 34.accessory, shall have been committed within s. 4.)

the body of any other county, the offence of such accessory may be inquired of, tried, de

counties, accessory may be tried in either.

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termined, and punished in either of such counties: Provided always, That no person who shall be once duly tried for any offence of being an accessory, shall be liable to be again indicted or tried for the same offence.

XI. And, in order that all accessories may Accessory may be be convicted and punished in cases where the prosecuted after con

viction of the principrincipal felon is not attainted, be it enacted, pal, though the prinThat if any principal offender shall be in cipal be not attainted, anywise convicted of any felony, it shall be (1 Anne, st. 2. c. 9. lawful to proceed against any accessory, either s. 1.) before or after the fact, in the same manner as if such principal felon had been attainted thereof, notwithstanding such principal felon shall die or be admitted to the benefit of clergy, or pardoned, or otherwise delivered before attainder; and every such accessory shall suffer the same punishment, if he or she be in anywise convicted, as he or she should have suffered if the principal had been attainted.

XII. And, for the more effectual prose- Offences committed cution of offences committed near the bound on the boundaries of

1 counties may be tried aries of counties, or partly in one county and in either county. partly in another, be it enacted, That where (59 G. 3. c.96. s. 2.) any felony or misdemeanor shall be commit ted on the boundary or boundaries of two or more counties, or within the distance of five hundred yards of any such boundary or boundaries, or shall be begun in one county and completed in another, every such felony or misdemeanor may be dealt with, inquired of, tried, determined, and punished in any of the said counties, in the same manner as if it had been actually and wholly committed therein. - XIII. And for the more effectual prosecu- Offences committed tion of offences committed during journies during a journey or

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voyage may be tried from place to place, be it enacted, That where in any county through which the coach, &c." any felony or misdemeanor shall be commit

ted on any person or on or in respect of any (59 G. 3. c. 27. and c. 96.)

property in or upon any coach, waggon, cart, or other carriage whatever employed in any journey, or shall be committed on any person or on or in respect of any property on board any vessel whatever employed on any voyage or journey upon any navigable river, canal, or inland navigation, such felony or misde.. meanor may be dealt with, inquired of, tried, determined, and punished in any county through any part whereof such coach, waggon, cart, carriage, or vessel shall have passed in the course of the journey or voyage during which such felony or misdemeanor shall have been committed, in the same manner as if it

had been actually committed, in such county; When side, &c., of and in all cases where the side, centre, or highway constitute

Coffender other part of any highway, or the side, bank, may be tried in either centre, or other part of any such river, canal, county.

or navigation, shall constitute the boundary of any two counties, such felony or misdemeanor may be dealt with, inquired of, tried, determined, and punished in either of the said counties, through or adjoining to or by the boundary of any part whereof such coach, waggon, cart, carriage, or vessel shall have passed, in the course of the journey or voyage during which such felony or misdemeanor shall have been committed, in the same manner as if it had been actually committed in

such county. In indictments for XIV. And in order to remove the difficulty offences committed on the property of

of of stating the names of all the owners of pro

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wherein it shall be requisite to statė the (56 G. 3. c. 73. 1 G. 4. ownership of any property whatsoever, whe. c. 102. 6. G. 4. c. 56.) ther real or personal, which shall belong to : or be in the possession of more than one person, whether such persons be partners in trade, joint tenants, parceners or tenants in common, it shall be sufficient to name one of such persons, and to state such property to belong to the person so named and another or others, 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 the manner aforesaid ; and this provision shall be construed to extend to all joint stock companies and trustees...

XV. And, with respect to the property of Property belonging counties, ridings, and divisions, be it enacted, to counties, &c. may That in any indictment or information for tants of the county.

be laid in the inhabiany felony or misdemeanor committed in, (43 G. 3. c. 59. s.3.) i upon, or with respect to any bridge, court, gaol, house of correction, infirmary, asylum, or other building, erected or maintained in whole or in part at the expence of any county, riding, or division, or on or with respect to any goods or chattels whatsoever provided for or at the expence of any county, riding or division to be used for making, al. tering, or repairing any bridge, or any highway at the ends thereof, or any court or other such building as aforesaid, or to be used in or with any such Court or other building, it shall be sufficient to state any such property, real or personal, to belong to the inhabitants of such county, riding, or division;

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. XVI. And, with respect to the property of parishes, &c. may be parishes, townships, and hamlets, be it enor (556 meters: acted, That in any indictment or information

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upon, or with respect to any workhouse or
poorhouse, or on or with respect to any goods!!
or chattels whatsoever, provided for the use
of the poor of any parish or parishes, town
ship or townships, hamlet or hamlets, placer
or places, or to be used in any workhouse or
poorhouse in or belonging to the same, or by
the master or mistress of such workhouse or
poorhouse, or by any workmen or servants
employed therein, it shall be sufficient to state
any such property to belong to the overseers
of the poor for the time being of such' parish
or parishes, township or townships, hamlet or
hamlets, place or places, and it shall not be

necessary to specify the names of all or any Materials, &c. for re- of such overseers; and in any indictment or pairing highways may information for any felony or misdemeanor be laid to be the property of the surveyor Co

or committed on or with respect to any mateof highways. rials, tools, or implements provided for ma

king, alterating, or repairing any highway within any parish, township, hamlet, or place, otherwise than by the trustees or commis-* sioners of any turnpike road, it shall be sufficient to aver that any such things are the property of the surveyor or surveyors of the highways for the time being of such parish, township, hamlet, or place, and it shall not

be necessary to specify the name or names of Property of turnpike any such surveyor or surveyors. trustees may be laid in XVII. And, with respect to property under the trustees. (3G. 4. c. 126. 8. 60.) turnpike trusts, be it enacted, That in any in

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