Reports of Cases Before the High Court and Circuit Courts of Justiciary in Scotland: From November 1835 [to 23 December 1841.], Volume 2

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Página 384 - Kingdom, whether within the king's dominions or without, it shall be lawful for any justice of the peace of the county or place where the person so charged shall be, to take cognizance of the offence so charged, and to proceed therein as if the same had been committed within the limits of his ordinary jurisdiction...
Página 618 - ... him, her or them for any time or times whatsoever, or in any other manner, and shall not enter into or commence his or her service according to his or her contract, (such contract being in writing and signed by the contracting parties,) or having entered into such service shall absent himself or herself from his or her service before the term of his...
Página 496 - ... shall be guilty of felony ; and, being convicted thereof, shall be liable, at the discretion of the Court, to be transported beyond the seas for life, *or for any term not less than seven years, or to be imprisoned for any term not exceeding four years...
Página 299 - Coke/ to be a crime committed when a lawful oath is administered, in some judicial proceeding, to a person who swears wilfully, absolutely, and falsely, in a matter material to the issue or point in question.
Página 380 - ... shall contract with any person or persons whomsoever, to serve him, her, or them for any time or times whatsoever, or in any other manner, and shall not enter into or commence his or her service according to his or her contract (such contract being in •writing, and signed by the contracting parties...
Página 559 - ... for the use or benefit of another, every such person shall be deemed and taken to have such matter in his custody or possession within the meaning of this act...
Página 496 - Intent to destroy the same, or to render the same useless, every such Offender shall be guilty of Felony, and, being convicted thereof, shall be liable, at the Discretion of the Court, to be transported beyond the Seas for the Term of Seven Years, or to be imprisoned for any Term not exceeding Two Years ; and, if a Male, to be once, twice, or thrice publicly or privately whipped ( if the Court shall so think fit ), in addition to such Imprisonment.
Página 287 - It seems to be a good general ground, that wherever a statute prohibits a matter of public grievance to the liberties and security of a subject, or commands a matter of public convenience, as the repairing of the common streets of a town, an offender against such statute is punishable, not only at the suit of the party aggrieved, but also by way of indictment for his contempt of the statute, unless such method of proceeding do manifestly appear to be excluded by it.
Página 153 - rendering more effectual the several laws now in being for the more effectual " preventing of frauds and abuses by persons employed in the manufacture of " hats, and in the woollen, linen, fustian, cotton, iron, leather, fur, hemp, flax, " mohair, and silk manufactures, and also for making provisions to prevent " frauds by journeymen dyers...
Página 380 - ... as aforesaid, it shall and may be lawful for such justice to commit every such person to the house of correction, there to remain and be held to hard labour for a reasonable time, not exceeding three months...

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