An Exposition of the Statutes, 5 & 6 Vict. Cap. 99, and 23 & 24 Vict. Cap. 151

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Page 61 - Be it therefore enacted, that whensoever the death of a person shall be caused by wrongful act, neglect or default, and the act, neglect or default is such as would (if death had not ensued) have entitled the party injured to maintain an action and recover damages in respect thereof...
Page 61 - ... although the death shall have been caused under such circumstances as amount in law to felony.
Page xxviii - Defendant in any such Action, by leave of the Court where such Action shall depend, at any time before Issue joined, to pay into Court such sum of Money as he...
Page xxviii - ... on account of any Defect or Want of Form in the Summons, Conviction, Warrant of Distress or other Proceedings relating thereto ; nor shall the Party or Parties distraining be deemed a Trespasser or Trespassers...
Page 83 - ... [here set forth the offence], contrary to the statute made in the year of the reign of His Majesty King William the Fourth...
Page xxix - ... the court at such sessions shall hear and determine the matter of the appeal, and shall make such order therein, with or without costs to either party as to the court shall seem meet ; and in case of the dismissal of the appeal, or the affirmance of the conviction, shall order and adjudge the offender to be punished according to the conviction, and to pay such costs as shall be awarded, and shall, if necessary, issue process for enforcing such judgment.
Page 61 - That every such Action shall be for the Benefit of the Wife, Husband, Parent, and Child of the Person whose Death shall have been so caused...
Page xxix - ... conditioned 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...
Page 55 - ... may appeal to the next general quarter sessions of the peace to be held for the county...

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