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c. 30.

BRIDGES-continued.

W. in add. to the Impr. 7 & 8 G. 4. c. 30. 7 & 8 G.4.

s. 13.
BROKERS,
Embezzling property entrusted to their care for

special purposes, misd. pun. Tr. for 14 or
not less than 7 yrs. or Fine or Impr. or both.

See Agents, p. 8. ante.
BULL-BAITING.
This offence is not punishable under the stat. for

preventing cruelty to cattle, bulls not being
included in the act of 3 Geo. 4. c. 71. See

exparte Hill, 3 C. & P. 225. BUOYS. Cutting away buoys, ropes, marks, &c. belonging 1& 2 G.4.

c. 75.
to ships, whether in distress or otherwise, fel.
pun. Tr, not ex. 7 yrs. or Impr. in mitigation,
for
any
number of

yrs.

at the disc. of the Ct. 1 & 2 Geo. 4. c. 75. s. 11. BURIAL Obstructing a clergyman in reading the service of

the burial of the dead is an indictable off.

Rex v. Cheere, 7 D. & R. 461.
BURGLARY.
Persons conv. of, pun. D. entering a dwelling 7 & 8 G.4.

house with intent to commit fel. or breaking
out of a dwelling in the night, it is burglary.

7 & 8 Geo. 4. c. 29. s. ll. No building, altho' within the same curtilage with

c. 29.

c. 29.

BURGLARY-continued. 7 & 8G.4. the dwelling house and occupied therewith,

shall be deemed to be part of such dwelling house for the purpose of burglary or for any of the purposes aforesaid, unless there shall be a communication between the building and dwelling house, either immediate or by means of a covered and inclosed passage leading from the one to the other. Id.

s. 13.

BURNING. See Arson, p. 10. ante.

C.

7 & 8 G. 4.

C. 64.

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CANAL.
Destroying banks, locks, &c. See Banks, p. 17.

ante.
The venue may be laid and offences tried and
pun.

in
any

thro'

any part of which the canal shall run; or where the side, centre or any part of a canal or navigation, shall constitute the boundary of any two cos., the offence may be tried and pun. in either co.

7 & 8 Geo. 4. c. 64. s. 13.
CARNAL KNOWLEDGE
Of children under ten yrs.

9 Geo. 4. c. 31.
Of girls above ten, and under twelve yrs. of age,

9 G.4.

of

€, 32.

age, fel.

pun. D.

s. 17.

CARNAL KNOWLEDGE-continued. misd. pun. Impr. with or without H. L. for 96. 4.'

c.31. s. 17. such time as the Ct. shall award. As to proof of the offence, it is not necessary in s. 18.

any such case to prove actual emission of
seed, in order to constitute a carnal know-
ledge, but the carnal knowledge is complete

upon proof of penetration only. Id. s. 18.
CARPENTER, Ship.
Assaulting. See Assault on Seamen, p. 14. ante.
CARRIAGE OF GOODS.
The 24 sect. of 3 W. & M. c. 12. and 3 sect. of 7 & 8 G. 4.

21 Geo. 2. c. 28. which gave power to ma-
gistrates in Q. Sess. to fix the rates of car-
riage, and to impose pen. for taking other
rates, are repealed by 7 & 8 Geo. 4. c. 29.

c. 29.

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CASTER.
Assaulting. See Assault, p. 11. ante.
CATTLE.
Killing, maiming or wounding any cattle, (a), fel.

pun. at the disc. of the Ct., Tr. for life, or

c. 30.

(a) Pigs are considered cattle within the meaning of this stat. Rex v. Chapple, R. & Ry. C.C.R. 77. And asses, Rex v. Whitney, Ry. & M. C.C.R. 3.

The wound need not be such as to cause a permanent injury. Rex v. Haywood, R. & Ry. C.C.R. 16.

But injuring a sheep by setting a dog at it is not such a maiming or wounding as was within the 4 G. 4. c. 54. Rex v. Chalkley, Id. 258.

c. 30.

c. 29.

.

CATTLE-continued. 7 & 8 G. 4. not less than 7 yrs., or Impr. not ex. 4 yrs.

and if a male, once, twice or thrice pub. W. in add. to the Impr., (if the Ct. think fit).

7 & 8 Geo. 4. c. 30. s. 16. 7 & 8 G. 4. Stealing horses and cattle, or killing with intent to

steal the carcase or skin, or any part of the cattle so killed, fel. pun. D. 7 & 8 Geo. 4. c. 29. s. 25. See Horses, post. Accessaries after the fact in horse stealing, are

not punishable with D. If a person stealing other property, takes a horse,

not with intent to steal it, but only to assist in getting away with the other property, such taking a horse is not a fel. Rex v. Crump, 1 C. & P. 658. See also Rex v. Phillips

et al. 2 East, P.C. 662, 663. Killing or maiming cattle. See Cattle, p. 23. ante.

CERTIORARI, 7 & 8 G. 4. May issue before ind. found. 7 & 8 Geo. 4.

c. 28, s. 4. 7 G.4. But it will not be granted unless the objections

to the proceedings be stated. 7 Geo. 4.

c. 48. s. 17. Objections to be stated in cases relative to revenue

of customs. Id. Justices may amend any information, conv, or

warrant of comm. for any offence under the acts relating to the customs. Id.

c. 28.

c. 48.

CHALLENGE OF JURORS

CHELSEA HOSPITAL.

25

c. 28.

Rex v.

CHALLENGE OF JURORS.
Persons arraigned for treason, fel. piracy or misd. 7 & 8 G. 4.

challenging peremptorily a greater number
of the jury than they are entitled by law to
do, every challenge beyond the number al-
lowed by law is void, and the trial to pro-
ceed as if no such challenge had been made.

7 & 8 Geo. 4. c. 28. s. 3. .
No challenge can be taken either to the array or

to the polls until a full jury appear.

Edmunds, 4 B. & A. 47).
If the panel is quashed on a challenge of the array

for unindifferency of the sheriff, the prosecutor
should apply to the Ct. to direct a new jury
process to the coroners. Rex v. Dalby, 1 D.

& R. 145. CHELSEA HOSPITAL. In ind. for stealing or embezzling property belonging 76.4.

to, the property should be laid in “the Lords c.16.
and others Commissioners of the Royal
Hospital for Soldiers at Chelsea, in the co.
of Midd.;" and also respecting frauds by
personating, &c. and forgeries relative to this

hospital. 7 Geo. 4. c. 16. s. 35, 36. Persons guilty of offences relating to Chelsea Hos

pital, and pensioners, &c. fel. pun. Tr. for
life, or such term as the Ct. shall adjudge.
7 Geo. 4. c. 16. s. 38.

s. 38.

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