The Criminal Law Consolidation and Amendments Acts of 1869, 32-33 Vict. for the Dominion of Canada: As Amended and in Force on the 1st Day of November, 1874, in the Provinces of Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Manitoba, And, on the 1st Day of January, 1875, in British Columbia, with Notes, Commentaries, Precedents of Indictments, &c., &c., &c, Volumes 1-2
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Page 312 - Judge, prove adverse, contradict him by other evidence, or, by leave of the Judge, prove that he has made at other times a statement inconsistent with his present testimony; but before such last-mentioned proof can be given the circumstances of the supposed statement, sufficient to designate the particular occasion, must be mentioned to the witness, and he must be asked whether or not he has made such statement 4.
Page 312 - It is true that rape is a most detestable crime, and therefore ought severely and impartially to be punished with death; but it must be remembered that it is an accusation easily to be made and hard to be proved and harder to be defended by the party accused, though never so innocent.
Page 252 - ... shall not by reason thereof be entitled to be acquitted, but the jury shall be at liberty to return...
Page 575 - ... any written statement or account which he shall know to be false in any material particular, with intent to deceive or defraud any member, shareholder, or creditor of such body corporate or public company, or with intent to induce any person to become a shareholder or partner therein, or to intrust or advance any property to such body corporate or public company, or to enter into any security for the benefit thereof, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor...
Page 421 - Also, if a man in his sound memory commits a capital offence, and before arraignment for it he becomes mad, he ought not to be arraigned for it, because he is not able to plead to it with that advice and caution that he ought.
Page 329 - Christian name and surname, or other description whatsoever, of any person or persons whomsoever therein named or described, or in the name or description of any matter or thing whatsoever therein named or described...
Page 607 - Felony, together with the principal • Felon, or after the Conviction of the principal Felon, .or may be' indicted and convicted of a substantive Felony, whether the principal Felon shall or shall not have been previously convicted, or shall or shall not be amenable to Justice...
Page 637 - ... 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, according to the discretion of the justice...
Page 324 - That if any Person shall unlawfully take, or cause to be taken, any unmarried Girl, being under the Age of Sixteen Years, out of the Possession and against the Will of her Father...