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to name one of them in the ind. " and another or others.”. 7 Geo. 4. c. 64. s. 14. See Indictment, p. 85, ante.
See Apprentices, p. 9, ante.
Pen. for wilful and corrupt perjury, Impr. with
H. L. not ex. the term for which the Ct. may
may be inflicted on the off. by any law in force before this act. 3 Geo, 4. c. 114. See Hard Labour, p. 71,
ante. 7 & 8G.4. PERSON. c. 29.
Stealing from the, fel. D. . 7 & 8 Geo. 4. c. 29.
s. 6. See Larceny, and Robbery from the
Person, p. 100, ante. 59 G.3. PERSONATING. c. 56.
Any person representing himself as the next of
kin, in order to receive prize money, bounty money, &c. of any petty officer, non-commissioned officer, seaman or marine, &c. or any agent whose authority is reserved, offering to receive pay, &c. misd. and pun. ac
cordingly. 59 Geo. 3. c. 56. s. 3. Inserting a false date in an order for payment PERSONATING—continued.
of prize money, &c. misd. pun. accordingly. 59 6. 3. Id. s. 12. See Navy Pay, p. 128, ante.
c. 56. PETTY LARCENY. The distinction between grand and petty larceny 7&8 6. 4.
is abolished, and any larceny, whatever the c. 29.
larceny. (a) 7 & 8 Geo. 4. c. 29. s. 1.
pigeon under such circumstances, shall not
above the value of the bird, not ex. 21. Id. s. 33. PLEA of not guilty. 7 & 8 Geo. 4. c. 28. s. 1. c. 28.
See Imparlance, p. 78, ante. (a) The latter part of this clause applies to the Ct. of Q. Sess.
(b) Animals feræ naturæ are not objects of larceny, while they are suffered to remain at large ; but if confined, so that the owner may take them at pleasure, they then become objects of larceny. Qu. Whether old pigeons, unconfined, except belonging to an open dovecote, come under this clause ?
Impr. not ex. 3 yrs. 9 Geo. 4. c. 69. s. 9,
See Game, p. 61, ante.
c. 31. s. 11.
Accessaries, p. 2, ante.
See False Pretences, p. 52, ante.
the lawful custody of any constable, &c. or
2 G.4. c. 88.
(a) So in the stat.
So much of this act as relates to the offences of as
PRIVY COUNCILLORS, assaulting them.
pital offence by 9 Ann. c. 16. but that stat.
is no specific provision made in its stead.
nancing a prize fight, are guilty of an offence.
Billingham, 2 C. & P. 234.
Summary Conviction, post.
money belonging to soldiers and seamen in
saulting, beating, and wounding constables, &c. or other persons, with intent to obstruct, resist, or prevent the apprehension or detention of a person charged with or suspected of fel. is repealed by 9 G. 4. c. 31. and the remedy in that case is provided for by that stat. s. 12. 25.
PRIZE MONEY-continued. 1 & 2 G.4.
persons guilty of perj. in England. 1 & 2 c. 61.
Geo. 4. c. 61. s. 6.
for any such purpose ; pun. as for perj. Id. PROPERTY, laying of, in the indictment. See
Indictment, p. 85, ante.
or crops of pulse, &c. (6) fel. See Arson,
p. 10, ante.
PUNISHMENT OF FELONY in General. (c) 7 & 8 G.4. Every person conv. of fel. not punishable with D.
shall be pun. in the manner prescribed by the
stat. specially relating to such fel. And
every person conv. of fel. for which no pun. hath been, or hereafter may be specially provided, shall be pun. under this act, and at the disc. of the Ct. Tr. not ex. 7 yrs. or Impr. not ex. 2 yrs.; and if a male, to be once, twice
(a) That is, corn, pulse, &c. brought home and stacked. (6) That is, when in the field.
(c) The month by the common law is but 28 days, and so in the case of inrollment of deeds, and generally in all cases where months are mentioned in a statute ; but when a statute mentions a year, half year, or quarter of a year, then it is to be reckoned according to the calendar : a twelve month in the singular number, includes the whole year according to the calendar, but twelve months, six months, &c. in the plural number, are to be reckoned after the rate of 28 days to every month. Inst. 135, 6. Cro. Jac. 167. 141.