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you the said A. B. forthwith to take, carry and convey the said C. D. to the at -, in the

and to deliver him into the custody of the gaoler or keeper of the said ; and we the said justices do hereby authorize and require you, the said gaoler or keeper of the said gaol, to receive and take the said C. D. into your custody, and him safely to keep until he shall duly pay the said suni of pounds. Given under our hands and seals at this

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3. Conviction for a pecuniary Penalty. County of Be it remembered, that on the - day of in the year of our Lord

—, an information was exhito wit.

bited by A. B., an officer of customs, who was directed by the commissioners of her Majesty's customs to prefer the same before us

two of her Majesty's justices of the peace in and for the against C. D., which said information charged that the said C. D., within six months then last past, that is to say, on the

in the year of our Lord

[here stute the offence as in the information), contrary to the form of the statute in that case made and provided, whereby the said C. D. had forfeited for his said offence the sum of pounds, which offence [has been duly proved before us the said justices, or the party has confessed himself to be guilty of, as the case muy be] : we the said justices do therefore convict the said C. D. of the said offence, and do adjudge that the said C. D. hath forfeited for his said offence the sum of

pounds. Given under our hands and seals at the day of 5, in the year of our Lord

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4. Information before Justices of the Peace where the Penalty of Hard

Lubour is inflicted. County of 2 Be it remembered, that on the day of — in the year of our Lord

-, A. B., an officer of customs, to wit. who is directed by the commissioners of her Majesty's customs to prefer this information, gives us —, two of her Majesty's justices of the peace in and for to understand and be informed that C. D., within six months now last past, that is to say, on the day of -, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and [here state the offence], contrary to the form of the statute in that case made and provided, whereby the said C. D. hath for his said offence become liable to be imprisoned in a house of correction, and there kept to bard labour, for any term not leas than six nor greater than nine calendar months.

5. Conviction for the Penully of Hard Labour. County of ? Be it remembered, that on the

day of

in the

at an information was exhito wit. Shited by A. B., an officer of customs, who was directed by the commissioners of her Majesty's customs to prefer the same before us two of her Majesty's justices of the peace in and for -, against C. D. which said information charged that the said C. D., within six months then last past (that is to say], on the

day of

in the year of our Lord [here state the offence as in the information), contrary to the form of the statute in that case made and provided, whereby the said C. D. had for his said offence become liable to be imprisoned in a house of correction, and there kept to hard labour for any term not less than six nor greater than nine calendar months, which offence (has been duly proved before us the said justices, or the party has confessed himself to be guilty of, as the case may be]: we the said justices do therefore convict the said

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C. D. of the said offence, and do adjudge that the said C. D. shall for his said offence be imprisoned in the house of correction at

in the county of —, and be there kept to hard labour for the period of calendar months. Given under our hands and seals at this

day of in the year of our Lord

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6. Warrant of Commitment for the Penalty of Hard Labour.
To A. B., an officer of customs, and to the gaoler or keeper of the

house of correction at in the county of
Couuty of Whereas C. D. has been this day duly convicted before

two of her Majesty's justices of the peace in to wit. and for the -, upon the information of A, B., an officer of customs, who was directed by the commissioners of her Majesty's customs to prefer the same, for that within six months now last past, to wit, on the

in the year of our Lord [here state the offence as in the information], and whereas we the said justices did adjudge that the said C. D should for his said offence be imprisoned in the house of correction at aforesaid, and be there kept to hard labour for the term of calendar months: These are therefore to require you the said A. B. forthwith to take, carry and convey the said C. D. to the house of correction at

-, in the and deliver bim into the custody of the gaoler or keeper of the said house of correction; and we the said justices do hereby authorize and require you the said gaoler or keeper of the said house of correction to receive and take the said C. D. into your custody, and to keep the said C. D. for the said term of calendar months to hard labour. Given under our hands and seals at this

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7. Table of Fees given in Schedule (A.) of 12 & 13 Vict. c. 90.

(Vide s. 26.)
In Cases summarily disposed of by One Justice.

£ 5. d.
Convening justices in one or more detention cases on the
same day

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In Cases of Detention and Remand. Convening justice in one or more detention cases on the same

day Taking information of officer to ground warrant of detention

against one or more persons for the same offence, and oath Warrant of detention for one defendant only

for each additional defendant
Convening justice to hear one or more cases on same day
For every summons to witnesses, when required .
For each information exhibited
For each witness examined, where examination does not ex-

ceed two folios, and oath
For every additional folio beyond two folios
Taking down prisoner's reply, if any, to charge
Recording conviction or acquittal
Warrant of commitment, and copy for revenue solicitor

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Drawing and engrossing conviction on parchment to file, and

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In Cases where the Parties are proceeded against by Summons. Convening justices to receive information, in one or more cases for same day, when required by complainant

0 2 6 For each information exhibited

0 2 6 Summons for defendant's appearance, and duplicate

0 3 0 Convening justices in one or more cases on same day, when required by complainant

0 5 0 Each summons for witnesses (when required), and duplicate 0 2 0 For each witness examined, where examination does not exceed two folios, and oath

0 1 0 For every additional folio after the two first

08 Taking statement of party accused, when in writing

0 1 0 Recording conviction or acquittal

2 6 Warrant of commitment, and copy for revenue solicitor

4 0 Drawing and engrossing conviction on parchment, to file, and transmitting same to clerk of peace

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GENERAL PROSECUTIONS AT THE INSTANCE OF THE COMMISSIONERS OF

Customs.
In Cases where Parties are brought before Justices for Offences

determinable at Sessions or Assizes. Convening justices, when required

0 2 6 Information and oath to ground warrant or summons

0 2 6 Summons to compel party's appearance, and duplicate

0 3 0 Warrant for apprehension of offender

0 3 0 Taking depositions of witnesses, per folio

0 0 8 Copies ditto for revenue solicitor, when required, per folio . 0 0 4 Warrant of commitment

0 2 6 Recognizance to prosecute and give evidence

0 2 6 Recognizance to give evidence, whatever the number of witnesses included therein

0 2 6 For each notice of recognizance to prosecute or give evidence. 0 1 0

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EXCISE.
These Forms are taken from the 2nd volume of Burn's Justice, pp. 1013

to 1034, 29th edition.
I. Informations.
II. Summonses, Notices and Subpæna.
III. Convictions.
IV. Warrunts, and Returns to Levy-Warrants.
V. Body and Search Warrants, 8c. and Commitment.

I. INFORMATIONS.
1. Formal Parts of Information for Recovery of a Penalty or Penalties

und Condemnation of'u Seizure, exhibited before one Justice. County of Be it remembered, that on this (first] day of January), [Essex] - in the year of our Lord [1830), at [Chelmsford), in the

to wit. county of (Essex), A. B., being one of bis Majesty's officers of excise, now here in his proper person, as well for his present Majesty

as for himself

, exhibiteth to and before me E. F., Esquire, one of his Majesty's justices of the peace in and for the said county of (Essex), wherein the offence(a) hereinafter mentioned was committed, and where the goods, commodities and chattels hereinafter mentioned were seized on information (which same information is commenced and prosecuted by order of the commisioners of excise(b),) and thereby informeth me the said justice that within four months last past, to wit, on the [tenth] day of (September), in the year of our Lord (1829), at [Witham], [here state the offence with certainty, and not in the alternative, and then proceed as follows]: and the said A. B., who sues as aforesaid, prayeth judgment in the premises, and that he may have one moiety of the said penalty and forfeiture, according to the form of the statute in such case made and provided, and that the said C. D. may be summoned to answer the said premises, and to make defence thereto. Exhibited to and before me,

A. B. the day and year first above written,

E. F.

2. Formal Parts of Information for Recovery of a Penalty or Penalties

and the Condemnation of a Seizure, exhibited before two Justices. County of Be it remembered, that on this (first) day of (January), in [Essex] the year of our Lord (1830), at [Chelmsford), in the county to wit. ) of (Essex), A. B., being one of his Majesty's officers of excise, now here in his proper person, as well for his present Majesty as for himself, exhibiteth to and before us E. F. and G. H., two of his Majesty's justices of the peace for the said county wherein the offence hereinafter mentioned was committed, and where the goods, commodities, and chattels hereinafter mentioned were seized on information (which same information is commenced and prosecuted by order of the commissioners of excise,) and thereby informeth us, the said justices, that (here state the offence with certainty, and not in the alternative,] whereupon the said A. B. prayeth judgnient in the premises, and that he may have one moiety of the said penalty and forfeitures according to the form of the statute in such case made and provided, and that the said C. D. may be summoned to answer the said premises, and to make defence thereto. Exhibited to and before us the

2 day and year first above

A. B. written, E, F., G. H. 3. Formal Parts of Information for the Recovery of u Penalty or

Penalties, exhibited before one Justice. County of Be it remembered, that on this (first] day of (January), in (Essex] the year of our Lord [1830], at (Chelmsford), in the county

to wit. Sof (Essex), A. B., being one of his Majesty's officers of excise, now here in his proper person, as well for his present Majesty as for himself

, exhibiteth to and before me E. F., one of his Majesty's justices of the peace for the said county of (Essex), wherein the offence hereinafter mentioned was committed, an information (which same information is commenced and prosecuted by order of the commissioners of excise,) and thereby informeth me, the said justice, that one C. D. (here state the offence,] whereupon the said C. D. prayeth judgment in the pre

(a) If more than one offence is stated in the information, insert the word "several," and add an s to the word offence.

(b) If the information be exhibited in England, insert the words, “commissioners of excise,” if in Scotland or Ireland, “ commissioner and assistant commissioners of excise in Scotland," or Ireland," as the case may be.

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mises, and that he may have one moiety of the said penalty (state the
sum), according to the form of the statute in such case made and pro-
vided, and that the said C. D. may be summoned to answer the said pre-
mises, and to make defence thereto.
Exhibited to and before me the

A. B.
day and year first above writ-
ten,
E. F.

S 4. Formal Parts of Information for Recorery of a Penalty or Penalties

before one Justice for the County, Shire, Dirision, City, Town, or Place

where the Person committing the Offence or Offences is found. County of Be it remembered, that this (first] day of January], in (Essex] the year of our Lord (1830), at (Chelmsford), in the county

to wit. Sof (Essex), A. B., being one of his Majesty's officers of excise, now here in his proper person, as well for his present Majesty as for himself, exhibiteth to and before me E. F., one of his Majesty's justices of the peace for the said county of Essex), wherein C. D., the person committing the offence hereinafter mentioned is found, an information (which same information is commenced and prosecuted by order of the commissioners of excise,) and thereby informeth me, the said justice, that (here stute the offence,) and the said C. D. is now found in ihe said county of (Essex), whereupon the said C. D. prayeth judgment in the premises, and that he may have one moiety of the said penalty and forfeitures according to the form of the statute in such case made and provided, and that the said C. D. may be summoned to answer the said premises and to make defence thereto. Exbibited to and before me

A. B. the day and year_first

above written, E. F. 5. Before one Justice for the Condemnation of British Spirits, with Pack

ages, Carriage, and Cattle, and the Recovery of the optional Penalty of

£100, applicable to England (a). County of 2. Be it remembered, that on the (first] day of [January], in [Essex] the year of our Lord (1830), at (Chelmsford), in the county to wit

. Sof Essex), A. B., one of his Majesty's officers of excise, now here in his proper person, as well for his present Majesty as for himself, exhibiteth to and before me E. F., Esquire, one of his Majesty's justices of the peace for the said county of Essex), wherein the offence hereinafter mentioned was committed, and where the goods, commodities, and chattels hereinafter mentioned were seized, an information (which same information is commenced and prosecuted by order of the commissioners of excise), and thereby informeth me, the said justice, that within four calendar months last past, to wit, on the stenth) day of (September] in the year of our Lord (1829), at [Witham), in the said county of [Essex), one G, H., being then and there an officer of excise, did seize and arrest, as forfeited, from one C. D., a certain large quantity, to wit, twenty gallons of British spirits, contained in divers packages, to wit, four bottles, and a certain carriage, to wit, a cart, and certain cattle, to wit, one mule, then and there used in the removal of the said spirits; the same spirits, for that the said C. D. then and there knowingly had in his custody and possession the said spirits, after the same had been removed from the place where the same ought to have been charged with the duty payable in respect thereof before either the duty to which the same

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(a) See 7 & 8 Geo. 4, c. 53, s. 69.

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