Laws in Force in the Colonies as to Trespass and Also as to Preservation of Game

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H.M. Stationery Office, 1871 - 144 pages
 

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Page 99 - ... or if upon demurrer judgment shall be given against the plaintiff or plaintiffs, the defendant or defendants...
Page 117 - means the Act of the session of the eleventh and twelfth years of the reign of Her present Majesty, chapter forty-three, intituled " An Act to facilitate the performance of the duties of justices of the peace out of sessions within England and Wales, with respect to summary convictions and orders...
Page 75 - ... every such person shall, on conviction thereof before two Justices of the Peace, forfeit and pay such sum of money, not exceeding ten pounds, as to the said Justices shall seem meet, together with the costs of the conviction.
Page 42 - ... may commit the offender to the common gaol or house of correction, there to be imprisoned only, or to be imprisoned and kept to hard labour...
Page 110 - ... and in any such action, the defendant may plead the general issue, and give this Act and the special matter in evidence at any trial to be had thereupon...
Page 8 - Act, shall have the several meanings hereby assigned to them, unless there be something either in the subject or context repugnant to such construction (that is to say) :— Words importing the singular number only shall include the plural number, and words importing the plural number only shall include the singular number : Words importing the masculine gender only shall include females : The word " lands" shall extend to messuages, lands, tenements, and hereditaments of any tenure : The word
Page 125 - ... he shall be brought before some Justice of the Peace ; and that if he cannot, on account of the absence or distance of the residence of any such Justice of the Peace, or owing to any other reasonable cause, be brought before a Justice of the Peace within such twelve hours as aforesaid, then the person so apprehended shall be discharged, but may nevertheless be proceeded against for his offence by summons or warrant, according to the provisions hereinafter mentioned, as if no such apprehension...
Page 139 - Acts shall continue in as full force and effect as if this Act had not been made...
Page 99 - Action shall have arisen, and not elsewhere ; and the Defendant or Defendants in such Action or Suit shall and may plead the General Issue, and give this Act and the special Matter in Evidence at any Trial to be had thereupon, and that the same was done in pursuance and by the Authority of this Act...
Page 123 - ... conveyed, as soon as conveniently may be, before a justice of the peace, to be dealt with according to law.

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