Procedure and Evidence Relating to Indictable Offences, and Certain Rules and Maxims of the Criminal Law

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Shaw and Sons, 1882 - Criminal law - 345 pages
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Page 6 - ... to establish a defence on the ground of insanity, it must be clearly proved that, at the time of the committing of the act, the party accused was labouring under such a defect of reason, from disease of the mind, as not to know the nature and quality of the act he was doing; or, if he did know it, that he did not know he was doing what was wrong.
Page 277 - ... shall be understood to include several matters as well as one matter, and several persons as well as one person, and females as well as males, and bodies corporate as well as individuals, unless it be otherwise specially provided, or there be something in the subject or context repugnant to such construction...
Page 232 - ... but if it is intended to contradict such witness by the writing, his attention must, before such contradictory proof can be given, be called to those parts of the writing which are to be used for the purpose of so contradicting him...
Page 231 - ... purporting to be signed by the clerk of the court or other officer having the custody of the records of the court where the offender was...
Page 262 - The territorial waters of Her Majesty's dominions,' in reference to the sea, means such part of the sea adjacent to the coast of the United Kingdom, or the coast of some other part of Her Majesty's dominions...
Page 122 - ... defectively or imperfectly stated or omitted, and without which it is not to be presumed that either the judge would direct the jury to give or the jury would have given the verdict, such defect, imperfection, or omission is cured by the verdict...
Page 279 - Whosoever, being a bailee of any chattel, money or valuable security, shall fraudulently take or convert the same to his own use or the use of any person, other than the owner thereof, although he shall not break bulk or otherwise determine the bailment, shall be guilty of larceny...
Page 240 - ... a certificate containing the substance and effect only (omitting the formal part) of the indictment and conviction for such offence, purporting to be signed by the clerk of the Court, or other officer...
Page 258 - ... conviction, without proof of the signature or official character of the person appearing to have signed the same.
Page 331 - These are therefore to command you the said constable of to take the said AB, and him safely to convey to the [House of Correction] at aforesaid, and there deliver him to the keeper thereof, together with this precept : And I do hereby command you, the said keeper of the said [House...

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