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7 G. 4.
off. to have been comm. on a day subsequent to the finding of the indict. or exhibiting the inf., or on an impossible day, or on a day that never happened, nor for the want of a proper or perfect venue, where the Ct. shall appear by the indict. or inf. to have had ju
risd. over the off. 7 Geo. 4. c. 64. s. 20. As to accessaries before and after the fact, see
Accessaries, p. 2 & 3, ante.
of the U. K. The act of 7 & 8 Geo. 4. c. 29. does not extend
to Scotland or Ireland, except in the follow
ing cases. Where a person having stolen or otherwise fe
loniously taken any chattel, money, valuable security or other property, whatever, in any part of the U. K. shall afterwards have the same in his possession in any other part of the U. K. he may be ind. tried and pun. for larceny or theft, in that part of the U. K. where he shall have the property. 7 & 8 G. 4.
c. 29. s. 76. Receivers of such stolen property are to be dealt
with as last aforesaid. Id.
7 & 8 G.4.
shall be committed within the jurisd. of the c. 29.
or misd. within that jurisd. Id. s. 77.
ante. Of laying the property, whether real or personal,
where it is vested in partners, joint-tenants,&c. In all ind. or inf. for fel. or misd. it is sufficient 7 G. 4.
to lay the possession or property of partners
7 Geo. 4. c. 64. s. 14.
the inh. without mentioning the names of
any. Id. s. 15.
house or poorhouse provided for the use of
the workmen or servants employed therein :
Id. s. 16.
tools or implements provided for the high-
being, without naming any one of them. Id. Property of a turnpike trust. Where the property belongs to the trustees of a
turnpike road trust, it may be laid in the trustees or commissioners of such road with
out naming any of them. Id. s. 17. Where the property is vested in or under the
the management of commissioners of sewers. It may be laid as belonging to the commission
ers of sewers without naming any of them.
Id. s. 18.
sioners of the Royal Hospital for soldiers at
p. 25, ante. In case of leaving seamen abroad. See Forcing
Seamen A shore, p. 59. ante.
76.4. c. 16.
&c. p.78, ante.
toms, p. 35, ante. INJURIES, Malicious. To property. See Malicious Injuries, post. INJURIES TO THE PERSON. (a) Every offence of petty treason, which before the 9G. 4.
c. 31. commencement of this act would have amounted to murder, shall be deemed to be murder only, and all persons guilty thereof, whether as principals or accessaries, shall be ind. tried and pun. as principals and accessa
ries in murder. 9 Geo. 4. c.31. s. 2. Murder. Every person conv. of murder, or of being an
accessary before the fact to murder, pun. D.
Id. s. 3.
at the disc. of the Ct. Tr. for life, or Impr.
cor. not ex. 4 yrs. Id. Murder or manslaughter committed abroad by 9G. 4.
his majesty's subjects, and charged with the
(a) The various laws relating to murder and personal injuries, dispersed through a variety of statutes, were by the 9G. 4. c.31. reduced into one act, in which some important alterations and improvements are observable.
9 G. 4. c. 4.
INJURIES TO THE PERSON—continued.
offence in England, or being accessary before
See Commitments, p. 29, ante.
age, ind. for such offences shall be tried by
any person being tried in any place out of
(a) If an offender is tried and acquitted in a foreign country for a murder committed in that country, he may plead the acquittal in bar of indictment in England under a special commission. Hutchinson's Case, 1 Show. 6. Bull. N.P. 245.