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IX. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful to and Persons confor the said Justices and Judges of Oyer and Terminer and of victed may be Gaol Delivery, or any Two or more of them, to commit any

imprisoned Person or Persons who shall be brought before them charged County Gaol or

either in the with any Offence cognizable by such Justices and Judges under in Newgate. and by virtue of this Act, or who shall be convicted or attainted before them, to such Gaol, House of Correction, or other Prison as may be specified in any Order of Council to be made by virtue of this Act, or if no such Order shall have been made, then to the Common Gaol, House of Correction, or other Prison of the City, County, or Place to which such Offender might have been committed if this Act had not passed, or to His Majesty's Gaol of Newgate, there to remain until discharged by due Course of Law, or in Execution of his or their respective Judgments ; and in case Sheriffs of Lonof such Commitment to the said Gaol of Newgate, Execution of don may exesuch Judgments shall and may be had and done upon such cuteJudgments. Person or Persons by the Sheriffs of the said City of London in the same way and as fully to all Intents and Purposes as if the Offence of which such Person or Persons was or were convicted had been committed in the said City of London.

X. And be it further enacted, That until His Majesty shall be Justices and pleased, by and with the Advice of His Privy Council, to order Coroners in and direct in what Gaol, House of Correction, or other Prison Essex and Kent

to commit Of. Persons charged with or convicted of Offences committed or

fenders to Newalleged to have been committed within the Limits of this Act gate, and Jusshall be imprisoned or kept in Custody, it shall be lawful for any tices and CoroJustice of the Peace or Coroner acting in and for the said ners in Surrey Counties of Essex or Kent, so far as relates to the said several

to commit

Offenders to Parishes lying within their respective Counties, to commit any Horsemonger Person or Persons charged with any of the Offences aforesaid Lane. cognizable by the said Justices and Judges of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery by virtue of this Act to His Majesty's Gaol of Newgate ; and also for any Justice of the Peace or Coroner acting in and for the said County of Surrey, so far as relates to the several Parishes above mentioned lying within the said County of Surrey, to commit any Person charged with any of the Offences aforesaid cognizable by the Justices and Judges of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery by virtue of this Act to His Majesty's Gaol of Horsemonger Lane or Newington in and for the County of Surrey.

XI. And be it further enacted, That every Justice or Coroner Justices and acting within the Limits of this Act shall specify in the Commit- Coroners to spement that the Person or Persons charged are committed under cify that persons

are committed the Authority of this Act; and such Justice or Coroner shall in

under this Act, all such Cases take the like Examinations, Informations, Bailments, and to certify and Recognizances, and certify the same to the said Justices of Examinations, Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery, as they are required by &c, as required an Act passed in the Seventh Year of the Reign of His late under 7 G. 4. Majesty King George the Fourth, intituled An Act for improving the Administration of Criminal Justice in England; and

any

Justice of the Peace or Coroner, in default of so doing, shall be liable to the same Fines and Penalties to be imposed by the said Justices and Judges of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery in the same Manner as is mentioned in the said Act; and when any Power to re

Person

move Prisoners

c. 64.

from County

Person or Persons shall be committed to His Majesty's Gaol for Gaol of Surrey the County of Surrey for any Offence cognizable by the said to Newgate. Justices and Judges of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery by

virtue of this Act, by a Commitment specifying that such Person or Persons is or are committed under the Authority of this Act, the Sheriff of the said County 'of Surrey, or the Keeper of the Gaol for the said County, shall, Six Days at least before the Sitting of the next Court of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Deli. very appointed under the Authority of this Act, or at such other Time as the said Justices and Judges of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery, or any Two or more of them, shall from Time to Time direct, cause such Person and Persons, with their Commitments and Detainers, to be safely removed from the Gaol of the said County of Surrey, without the issuing of any Writ of Habeas Corpus, or other Writ, to the said Gaol of Newgate, there to

remain until delivered by due Course of Law. Payment of

XII. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for Expences to any Two of the said Justices and Judges of Oyer and Terminer Prosecutors and and of Gaol Delivery to order and direct the costs and Expences Witnesses,

of Prosecutors and Witnesses, in all Cases where Prosecutors and Witnesses may be by Law entitled thereto, to be paid by the Treasurer of the County in which the Offence of any person prosecuted would have been tried but for this Act; and that every such Treasurer or some known Agent shall attend the said Justices and Judges of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery

during the Sitting of the Court, to pay all such Orders. No Bill of In

XIII. And be it further enacted, That no Bill of Indictment dictment to be for any Misdemeanor (other than Perjury or Subornation of presented to the Perjury) which can or may be presented to the Grand Jury Grand Jury unless the Pro- and Borough of Southwark, and Counties of Midilleser, Essex,

at any
Sessions of the Peace for

the said City of Westminster been bound by Kent, and Surrey respectively, in which such Misdemeanor was Recognizance. committed or alleged to have been committed, shall be presented

to the Grand Jury to be summoned under the Authority of this Act, unless the Prosecutor or other Person presenting such Indictment shall have been bound by Recognizance to prosecute or give Evidence at the Sessions to be held under the Authority of this Act against the Person or Persons accused of such Misdemeanor, or unless such Person or Persons accused shall have been committed to or detained in Custody, or shall be bound by Recognizance to appear at the said Sessions to be held under the

Authority of this Act. Court of the XIV. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for the Lord Mayor Court of the Lord Mayor and Aldermen of the City of London, and Aldermen having the Government and ordering of the said Gaol of Newgate, of London may to enter into Agreement with the Justices of the Peace for the said the Justices of Counties of Essex, Kent, and Surrey, for the Support and MainEssex, Kent, tenance in the said Gaol of Newgate of any Prisoner or Prisoners and Surrey, for so committed or removed thereto under the Authority of this the Support of Act; and that the Sum to be paid for the Support and Maintheir Prisoners in Newgate.

tenance of such Prisoner or Prisoners in the said Gaol of Newgate, and for their Removal therefrom, shall be after such Rate and in such Manner as shall be settled and agreed by and between a Committee of the said Aldermen to be appointed from Time

to

to Time by the said Court of Aldermen and a joint or separate Committee of the Magistrates of the said respective Counties of Essex, Kent, and Surrey, to be appointed at the General or Quarter Sessions of the Peace of the said Counties respectively to be holden next after the First Day of January in every Year; and in case the said Committee, or either of them, shall not make If they cannot such Settlement or Agreement as aforesaid, then the Rate and agree, the Manner in which such Support and Maintenance shall be paid Judges to settle

the Amount. shall, on the Application of the said Committee of Aldermen at any Time after the Expiration of One Month from the said respective Sessions, be fixed and determined by such of the said Justices and Judges of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery, or any Two or more of them, as hath or shall have been Justices of His Majesty's superior Courts of Westminster; and that the Amount of such Support and Maintenance to be ascertained in manner aforesaid, shall be paid by the Treasurer of the respective Counties of Essex, Kent, and Surrey, in such Manner as the said Justices and Judges shall order and direct.

XV. And be it further enacted, That the said Justices and Sessions to be Judges of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery to be appointed holden in Lonunder the Authority of this Act, or any Two or more of them, don or the

Suburbs Twelve shall hold a Session for the said City of London and County of

Times at least Middlesex, and the Parts of the Counties of Essex, Kent, and in every Year. Surrey herein-before mentioned, in the said City of London or Suburbs thereof, at least Twelve Times in each and every Year (and oftener if Need be), such Times to be fixed by general Orders of the said Court, which any Eight or more of the said Judges of His Majesty's Courts of Westminster are hereby empowered to make from Time to Time.

XVI. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for Indictments His Majesty's Court of King's Bench, or any Judge thereof, or found at the any Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery Peace may be under this Act, being a Judge of any of the superior Courts at removed before Westminster, or the Chief Judge or any other Judge of the Justices of Oyer Court of Bankruptcy, or the Recorder for the said City of and Terminer London for the Time being, if such Court, Judge, or Recorder and Gaol Deshall think proper, to issue any Writ or Writs of Certiorari, or

livery. other Process, directed to His Majesty's Justices of the Peace acting in and for the Cities of London and Westminster, the Liberty of the Tower of London, the Borough of Southwark, and the Counties of Middlesex, Essex, Kent, and Surrey, or either of them, commanding the said Justices of the Peace, or any or either of them, to certify and return into the said Court of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery Indictments or Presentments found or taken before the said Justices of the Peace, or any of them, of any Offences cognizable by virtue of this Act, and the several Recognizances, Examinations, and Depositions relative to such Indictments and Presentments, so that the same Offences may be dealt with, tried, and determined by the said Justices and Judges of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery; and also for the like Purpose, by Writ or Writs of Habeas corpus, to cause any Person or Persons who may be in the Custody of any Gaol or Prison charged with any Offences cognizable under 4 & 5 GUL. IV.

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this Act to be removed into the Custody of the Keeper of the

Gaol of Newgate. Quarter Ses- XVII. And be it further enacted, That the Justices of the sions restrained Peace acting in and for the said Cities of London and Westminster, from trying certain Offences.

the Liberty of the Power of London, the Borough of Southwark, and the Counties of Middleser, Esser, Kent, and Surrey, shall not, at their respective General or Quarter Sessions of the Peace, or any Adjournment thereof, try any Person o Persons charged with any Capital Offence, or with any of the following Offences committed or alleged to be committed within the Limits of this Act; that is to say, Housebreaking, stealing above the Value of Five Pounds in a Dwelling House, Horse-stealing, Sheep-stealing, Cattle-stealing, maliciously wounding Cattle, Bigamy, Forgery, Perjury, Conspiracy, Assault with Intent to commit any Felony, administering or attempting to administer Poison with Intent to kill or to do some grievous bodily Harm, administering Drugs or other Things or doing any thing with Intent to cause or procure Abortion, Manslaughter, destroying or damaging Ships or Vessels, the breaking of Shops, Warehouses, Counting-houses, and Buildings within the Curtilage of Dwelling Houses, killing Sheep with Intent to steal the Carcases, the uttering of all forged Instruments, and the various Offences

enumerated in the Act passed in the First Year of the Reign of 1 W. 4. c. 66. His present Majesty, intituled An Act for reducing into One Ad

all such Forgeries as shall henceforth be punished with Death ; and for otherwise amending the Luws relative to Forgery, forging the Assay Marks on Gold or Silver Plate, and all the Offences relat

ing to Coin enumerated in the Act passed in the Second Year 2 W. 4. c. 34. of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled An Act for con

solidating and amending the Laws against Offences relating to the Coin, the Abduction of Women, Bankrupts not surrendering under their Commission or concealing their Effects, breaking down Bridges and Banks of Rivers, taking Rewards for helping to stolen Goods, personating any Officer, Seaman, or other Persons in order to receive any Wages, Pay, Allowance, or Prize Money due or supposed to be due, or any Out-Pensioner of Greenwich Hospital in order to receive any Out-Pension Allowance due or supposed to be due, sending threatening Letters and using Threats to extort Money, Larceny on navigable Rivers and Canals, and stealing and destroying Goods in progress of Manufacture, and Larcenies after a previous Conviction, Embezzle. ment, Larceny by Clerks and Servants, and Receivers of stolen (oods, whether such Person or Persons shall be charged as

principal Offenders or as Accessories before or after the Fact. Recognizances XVIII. And be it further enacted, That every Recognizance for prosecuting, which shall have been or shall be entered into for the Prosegiving Evi.

cution before His Majesty's Justices of the Peace aforesaid of dence, &c. before Sessions of any Person for any Offence cognizable under this Act, and any Peace to be

Recognizance for the Appearance as well of any Witness to obligatory on give Evidence upon any Bill of Indictment or Presentment for Persons enter- any such Offence as of any Person to answer our Lord the ing into same King for or concerning any such Offence, or to answer generally to prosecute,

before such Justice of the Peace, shall, in case any such Writ of give Evidence,

Certiorari

zances of

Certiorari or Habeas corpus be issued for the Purpose of remov- &c. before Jusing such Indictment or Presentment or such Person so in Custody tices of Oyor as aforesaid, be obligatory on the Parties bound by such Recog. and Gaol De nizance to prosecute and appear and give Evidence and do all

livery. other Things therein mentioned with reference to the Indictment or Presentment or the Person so removed as aforesaid before the Justices and Judges of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery acting by virtue of this Act, in like Manner as if such Recognizance had been originally entered into for prosecuting such Offence, appearing, or giving Evidence, or doing such other Things before the said Justices and Judges of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery; provided that in cases of Removal from the Notice to be Jurisdiction of Justices of the Peace for the said Cities of London given to Paror Westminster, the

Liberty of the Tower of London, the Borough ties entering, of Southwark, or Counties of Middlesex and Surrey, Two Days

into RecogniNotice, and in case of Removal from the Jurisdiction of the

Change of Justices of the Peace for the Counties of Essex and Kent One Couri. Week's Notice, shall have been given either personally or by leaving the same at the Place of Residence as of which the Parties bound by such Recognizance are therein described, to appear before the Court of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery instead of the said other Justices : Provided also, that it shall be lawful for the Court, Judge, or Recorder who shall grant such Writ of Certiorari or Habeas corpus, and it is hereby required that such Court, Judge, or Recorder shall cause the Party applying for such Writ or Writs, whether he be the Prosecutor or Party charged with such Offence, to enter into a Recognizance in such Sum, and with or without Sureties, as the Court, Judge, or Recorder may direct, conditioned to give such Notice as aforesaid to the Parties bound by such Recognizance to appear before the said Court of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery instead of before the said other Justices respectively, and to do such other Things as such Court, Judge, or Recorder shall direct.

XIX. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for the Justices of said Justices of the Peace acting in and for the said Cities of Peace may de

liver over IvLondon and Westminster, the Liberty of the Tower of London, the

dictments found Borough of Southwark, and for the said Counties of Middlesex, ot Sessions to Essex, Kent, and Surrey, if they shall think fit, to certify, transmit, the Justices of and deliver to the said Justices and Judges of Oyer and Terminer Oyer and Ter., and Gaol Delivery any Indictment or Presentment found or taken miner and Gaul

Delivery. before them at their said respective General or Quarter Sessions of the Peace, or at any Adjournment thereof, for any Offence or Offences cognizable by the said Justices and Judges of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery by virtue of this Act, in the same Manner to all Intents and Purposes as the said Justices of the Peace might or could do if the said Court of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery was holden in the County where such Indictments or Presentments were found or taken.

XX. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for the Justices, &c. to said Justices and Judges of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Deli- settle Officers very, in Sessions assembled, and they are hereby authorized and Fees, or a

Salary, and required, to ascertain, make, and settle a Table of Fees and

direct how the I 2

Allowances

same shall be

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