Reports of Cases Relative to the Duty and Office of a Justice of the Peace: From Michaelmas Term 1776, Inclusive, to Michaelmas Term 1785, Inclusive

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A. Strahan, 1800 - 593 Seiten
 

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Seite 537 - Laws, to the evil example of all others in the like cafe offending, and againft the peace of our faid Lord the King, his crown and dignity.
Seite 157 - Peace may and shall adjudge the Offender or Offenders to pay double the Value of the said Goods and Chattels to such Landlord or Landlords, his, her or their Bailiff, Servant, or Agent, at such Time as the said Justices shall appoint: And in case the Offender or...
Seite 551 - And it is hereby enacted and declared, that all and every person and persons, not having lands and tenements or some other estate of inheritance in his own or his wife's right of the clear yearly value of one hundred pounds per annum, or for term of life...
Seite 198 - ... be made without any rent reserved upon the same, by reason of any fine or income paid beforehand, or by any other fraud or covin, that then, in every such case, the tenant or farmer, tenants...
Seite 200 - ... upon the true knowledge or division of any rent or tithes, within the liberties of the said city, or of any extent or assessment thereof, or if any doubt arise upon any other thing contained within this Decree...
Seite 392 - That in case any person or persons shall take, kill or destroy, or attempt to take, kill or destroy, any fish in any river or stream, pond, pool, or other water (not being in any park or paddock, or in any garden, orchard or yard adjoining or belonging to any dwelling-house, but shall be in any other inclosed ground which shall be private property...
Seite 216 - They supply comfort and accommodation for those who cannot work, and employment for those who can. In many instances which have chanced to fall within my knowledge, particularly on the midland circuit, they have reduced the annual amount of the poor rates one half. But this benefit could not within...
Seite 403 - So long as an act rests in bare intention, it is not punishable by our laws; but immediately when an act is done, the law judges, not only of the act done, but of the intent with which it is done; and, if it is coupled with an unlawful and malicious intent, though the act itself would otherwise have been innocent, the intent being criminal, the act becomes criminal and punishable.
Seite 300 - Then, considering the old contract at an end, the actual service was for 11 months; that is, to the Martinmas next : and the submitting to the abatement of the month's wages at the end of the year is an affirmance of the agreement made by his mother ; and this, as rescinding the original agreement, destroys more than the legal or constructive service ; it...

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