The Law and Practice of Orders of Affiliation, and Proceedings in Bastardy: With the Statutes and Forms

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Law Times Office, 1878 - Illegitimacy - 244 pages

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Page 188 - Child was, since (f) the passing of an Act passed in the Eighth Year of the Reign of Her present Majesty, intituled " An Act for the further Amendment of the Laws relating to the Poor in England...
Page 87 - A soldier of the regular forces shall be liable to contribute to the maintenance of his wife and of his children, and also to the maintenance of any bastard child of which he may be proved to be the father, to the same extent as if he were not a...
Page 139 - WE, THE POOR LAW COMMISSIONERS, in pursuance of the authorities vested in Us by an Act passed in the fifth year of the reign of His late Majesty King William the Fourth, intituled "An Act for the Amendment and better Administration of the Laws relating to the Poor in England and Wales...
Page 37 - ... if the evidence of the mother be corroborated in some material particular by other testimony to the satisfaction of the said Justices, they may adjudge the man to be the putative father of such bastard child...
Page 27 - ... or until such person shall sooner submit himself to be examined, and in case of such submission the order of any such justice or justices shall be sufficient warrant for the discharge of such person.
Page 150 - Session shall hear the evidence of such woman, and such other evidence as she may produce, and shall also hear any evidence tendered by or on behalf of the person alleged to be the father...
Page 58 - ... the prosecutor or complainant shall not be entitled to make any observations in reply upon the evidence given by the defendant, nor shall the defendant be entitled to make any observations in reply upon the evidence given by the prosecutor or complainant in reply as aforesaid...
Page 183 - ... and the said justice thereupon issued his summons to the said , to appear at a petty session to be holden on this day for this division (a) in which the said justice usually acts, to answer her complaint...
Page 204 - ... to be the putative father of the said bastard child ; and having regard to all the circumstances of this case, we do now hereby order that the said...
Page 210 - Child, lately born of the Body of the said single Woman, and ordered to pay certain Sums of Money as therein set forth ; and having been brought before...

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