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The Shot-Gun and Sporting Rifle: And the Dogs, Ponies, Ferrets, &C., Used ...
J. H. Walsh
No preview available - 2016
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Page 441 - ... personally to appear at the said sessions and to try such appeal, and to abide the judgment of the court thereupon, and to pay such costs as shall be by the court awarded ; and upon such notice being given, and such recognizance being entered into...
Page 441 - ... notice in writing of such appeal, and of the cause and matter thereof, within three days after such conviction, and seven clear days at the least before such sessions, and shall also either remain in custody until the sessions, or enter into a recognizance with two sufficient sureties...
Page 438 - Provided always, that no person so apprehended shall on any pretence whatsoever be detained for a longer period than twelve hours from the time of his apprehension until 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...
Page 435 - Christmas day, such person shall, on conviction thereof before two justices of the peace, forfeit and pay for every such offence such sum of money, not exceeding five pounds, as to the said justices shall seem meet, together with the costs of the conviction . . . .
Page 445 - Game, without being first duly authorized so to do, such Person shall, on Conviction thereof before a Justice of the Peace, forfeit and pay such Sum of Money, not exceeding Two Pounds, as to the Justice shall seem meet, together with the Costs of the Conviction.
Page 437 - Provided always, That any person charged with any such Trespass shall be at liberty to prove, by way of defence, any matter which would have been a defence to an action at law for such Trespass...
Page 437 - ... any Trespass by entering or being in the day-time upon any land in search or pursuit of Game...
Page 440 - Offence before a Justice of the Peace, the Justice may summon the Party charged to appear before himself, or any One or Two Justices of the Peace, as the Case may require...