A Collection of Cases Decided in the Court of Review of British Guiana: 1867-1873

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Page xlii - Provided also, that no objection shall be taken or allowed to any information, complaint or summons for any alleged defect therein in substance or in form, or for any variance between such information, complaint or summons, and the evidence adduced on the part of the informant or complainant at the hearing...
Page 33 - ... the drawing up thereof free from the said omission or mistake, it shall be lawful for the Court, upon such terms as to payment of costs as it...
Page 36 - That for any act done by a Justice of the Peace in a matter of which by law he has not jurisdiction, or in which he shall have exceeded his jurisdiction, any person injured thereby, or by any act done under any Conviction or Order made or Warrant issued by such Justice in any such matter, may maintain an action against such Justice in the same form and in the same case as he might have done before the passing of this Act, without making any allegation in his declaration that the act complained of...
Page 33 - Writ of Certiorari any Objection shall be made on account of any Omission or Mistake in the drawing up of such Order or Judgment, and it shall be shown to the Satisfaction of the...
Page 58 - Statute creating the offence or regulating the prosecution for the same, and in all cases of conviction upon Statutes hitherto passed, whether any particular form of conviction have been therein given or not, it shall be lawful for the Justice or Justices who shall so convict, to draw up his or their conviction, on parchment or on paper, in such one of the forms of conviction...
Page 143 - Custody in the said [Gaol] there to imprison him [and keep him to hard Labour] for the Space of unless the said several Sums, and all the Costs and Charges of the said Distress [and of the Commitment and conveying of the said AB to the said Gaol] amounting to the further Sum of shall be sooner paid unto you the said Keeper ; and for your so doing this shall be your sufficient Warrant.
Page xlvii - ... to answer to the said complaint, and to be further dealt with...
Page 69 - ... joint tenants, parceners, or tenants in common, it shall be sufficient to name one of such persons, and to state such property to belong to the person so named, and another or others, as the case may be...
Page xvi - ... a Statute constitutes an act to be an offence generally, and, in a subsequent clause, makes a proviso or exception in favour of particular cases, or in the same clause, but not in the enacting part of it, by words of reference, or otherwisc.
Page 58 - Salkeld and in other books to the contrary, I take it that the judgment is an essential point in every conviction, let the punishment be fixed or not.

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