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9 Periods at which accounts to be rendered by - - 160
10 If not rendered within specified period, no per centage to be

deducted
11 Office of, in District of Newcastle, where to be

(See Duties and Custom-Houses-Hawkers and Pedlars

Auctioneers.)
COLLECTORS OF RATES 1 A copy of Assessors' Returns to be his warrant for levying

Rates
2 To pay periodically to District Treasurer monies received as

Taxes under 33d Geo. 3, c3
3 To keep a book account, and entry therein to be discharge

of Rate -
4 May levy Rates by distress, in cases of neglect or refusal of
• payment
5 To give bonds (See No. 12.)

248
6 Quarter Sessions to fill vacancies in situation of

249
7 To receive copies of Assessment Rolls from Clerk of the Peace
8 Sum levied not to exceed 1d in the pound on property assessed ib.
9 How to recover Rates, and fees therefor

ib.
10 Compensation to

296
11 To account Quarterly

312-13
12 Form of bond to be given by

318
(See Assessment, from 44 74-Highways, 74-5.)

295

COMMISSIONERS.

I To be appointed to take affidavits

• • • 53
2 For taking bail-
3 Governor may appoint three to meet Commissioners from

Lower Canada, to enter into articles of agreement relative

to Duties, Drawbacks, &c. - - - - - 102
4 Their agreement invalid till confirmed by Legislature
5 Commissioners to be appointed for ascertaining titles to Lands

of Heirs and Devisees of original Nominees of the Crown 193-249
6 Clerk to be appointed to .

- - 198

- - -
7 Fees to

-
8 To be appointed to take affidavits of claims under Heir and
Devisee Acts -

- - 222

9 To be appointed to ascertain titles to Lands in the Niagara

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District
10 General duties of
11 To hear claims for Militia Pensions
12 For investigation of claims against Forfeited Estates

(See Forfeited Estates.)

COMMISSIONS.

Special Commissions of Oyer and Terminer for trial of offen-
ders may issue when expedient (Sed Criminal Law and

Assize and Nisi Prius.) - - - - - -
Commissions for examination of witnesses may issue

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13 County of Northumberland

- Durham

York, East Riding
York, West Riding
Simcoe
Lincoln
Haldimand

Norfolk
21 -

Oxford
- Middlesex

Kent

Essex
25 Counties of Wentworth and Halton

19 -

COUNTY COURTS

Supplied by Quarter Sessions in cases of process to Outlawry

on criminal prosecutions
(See Register Office.)

COUNTY REGISTER

COURT-HOUSE AND

GAOL.

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COURTS MARTIAL.

COURTS OF JUSTICE

1 No alterations made in subsisting provisions respecting
2 Court of Common Pleas abolished
3 Judges of superior Courts may approve of rules made in Quar-

ter Sessions respecting Gamlers ., - - - 12
4 Courts to be held in District of Newcastle as in other Districts 152
5 Magistrates to appoint the place for holding therein

200-1
.6 How provided for in the District of Gore

367
7 Commissioners of Oyer and Terininer and Gaol Delivery may
sit in Home District in Term time

398
(See Court of Requests Court of King's Bench-District Court.)
(See Militia, No. 52.)

COURT OF INQUIRY.

60URT OF KING'S
BENCH. -

COURT OF PROBATE
AND SURROGATE.

COURT OF REQUESTS.

Established. ( See AppealKing's Bench)

Act to establish

CRIMES ANDOFFENCES

CRIMINAL LAW.

1 Established. - - -

2 Perjury in, punished by 5th Elizabeth

3 Commissioners of, to be sworn ...

4 Fees in - - - -

5 Form of oath -----

6 So much of 37th Geo. 3. c 6, as prohibits mileage money in,

repealed -------

7 Jurisdiction extended to sums not exceeding £5 currency

8 Defendants only to be summoned in their respective divisions

9 Court not to hold plea of Tavern or gambling debts

10 No execution to issue till 40 days after judgment, when the

sum exceeds 40 shillings - -

Trials for offences committed without the limits of any de-
scribed Township or County, may be had in any District

1 Of England introduced on 17th September, 1792

2 But Ordinances of Quebec since 14th Geo. 3d, not affected

3 When any person is convicted of any felony, for which he is
• liable to be burnt on the hand, the Court may, instead of

such burning, impose a moderate fine -

4 Or, (except in cases of manslaughter,) order him to be

whipped - - - -

5 But powers vested in Courts to imprison offenders not abridged

6 Banishment substituted for transportation-

7 Provisions in cases of return from, or being found at large in

this Province, before the expiration of period

8 Power of His Majesty to pardon not restrained

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CUSTOM HOUSES.
DAMAGES.

DEBTORS.
DEBTS.

DECLARATION.

Governor with advice of Executive Council may erect

1 On defaults in King's Bench, how ascertained

2 in District Court —

3 On Protested Bills, Notes, &c.

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Provisional" arrest of, (See Insolvent Debtors.)

Act for the more easy and speedy recovery of small

1 To be annexed to process -

2 Form of, in a common undertaking

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- 96
- 299-300

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PACE.

DIRECTORS- . (See Bank of Kingston.)

DISTILLERS. Not to be licenced to retail - .... 78

DISTRICT COURT. 1 Establishment and jurisdiction of 58

2 Terms and periods of sitting of ib.

3 Service of Process - - - ib.

4 Appearance by plaintiff in default of, by defendant ib.

5 Appearance and plea of defendant 59

6 Judgment in default of plea - ib.

7 A set-off admissible on due notice - ib.

8 Court may grant further time to plead, on motion duly sup-

ported - - - -- -- - ib.

9 Notice of trial and countermand thereof - - ib.

10 Provisions in case of not bringing issue to trial after notice

where no countermand - - - - ib.

11 Manner, time, and place of summoning Jurors to try issues

and execute writs of inquiry ----- ib.

12 Fees to Jurors - 60

13 Final judgment and execution - - ib.

14 Motion in arrest of judgment, and for new trial ib.

15 Table of Fees - - - ib.

16 Time of holding Court in the Western District 90

17 Jurisdiction granted to Court for trial of causes to £40, in

actions of debt, where amount is ascertained 96

18 May have cognizance of questions of property in personal

chattels, and award in matters of tresspass to amount of

£15, where titles to Lands, &c. do not come in question ib.

19 Not to extend to actions of Assault and Battery ib.

20 Nor affect the jurisdiction of the Court of King's Bench ib.

21 No fees but as allowed by 34th Geo. 3. c 4 - - - ib.

22 No writ of inquiry to issue - - ib.

23 How damages or defaults ascertained ■■ - ib.

24 Fees for service of Process - - - - ib.
.25 Before whom affidavit of Service to be made • - ib.

26 Justices of Assize and Nisi Prius to act as Visitors on their

Circuits - - - 97

27 So much of 37th Geo. 3. c 6, as prohibits Mileage for service

of Process, repealed - - - - -112

28 Fees on Subpoenas and Executions ib.

29 Judge of, may take acknowledgement of Bar of Dower, and

Fees to 282

30 Process to be issued from District Court - 289

31 Form of Summons - - - - - ib.

32 To be held at same place as Quarter Sessions - - 336

33 Where to be held in District of London - - - 339

34 When District Court Costs only allowed in King's Bench 403

35 13th Clause 37th Geo. 3. c 6, repealed - - - 470

36 Fees which Clerk and Judge of Court shall receive • ib.

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