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C. 70, 71.
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Conditions as he shall think fit, the Sums for the Protest
nancing Vice, or for the Education of the Poor.
Half Pay. Proviso as to the receiving of Half Pay under a
Payment of Half Pay, without the Oaths having been taken
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of Ecclesiastical Benefices derived from the Crown. XXIX. The Surplus of the Sum appropriated to be paid to Half Pa
Officers, by 7 G.4. c.79. authorized to be disposed of as Hi
Majesty shall direct.
ances on the Compassionate List or as of His Majesty's royal
CA P. LXXI.
Debt or Cause of Action is under Twenty Pounds; and
THEREAS by an Act made in the Twelfth Year of the '12 G. 1. c. 29.
Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, intituled
other Things enacted, That from and after the Twenty fourth
inferior Court where the Cause of Action should not amount
5 G, 2. C. 27.
19 G. 3. c. 70.
• Plaintiffs, upon Affidavit being made and filed in the proper • Court of the personal Service of such Process as aforesaid (which • Affidavit should be filed gratis), to enter a Common Appearance
or file Common Bail for the Defendant or Defendants, and to ' proceed thereon as if such Defendant or Defendants had entered • his, her, or their Appearance, or filed Common Bail ; which Act
was explained and amended by an Act passed in the Fifth Year
of the Reign of His Majesty King George the Second, intituled • An Act to explain, amend, and render more effectual an Act made • in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, intituled An Act to prevent frivolous and veratious Arrests :' And Whereas by the said Act made in the Fifth Year of the Reign of His said late Majesty King George the Second . it was enacted, that where the Cause of Action should not amount " to Ten Pounds or upwards in any superior Court, or to Forty
Shillings or upwards in any inferior Court, no Special Writ or • Writs, nor any Process specially therein expressing the Cause
or Causes of Action, should be sued forth or issued from any such superior or inferior Court, to compel any Person or Persons to appear thereon in such Court or Courts; and all Proceedings • and Judgments on any such Writs are thereby declared to be (void and of none Effect: And Whereas the said several Acts being temporary, the same were afterwards made perpetual by
an Act passed in the Twenty first Year of the Reign of His * said late Majesty King George the Second: And Whereas by an Act
passed in the Nineteenth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Third, intituled An Act for extending • the Provisions of an Act maile in the Twelfth Year of the Reign
of King George the First, intituled. An Act to prevent frivolous • and vexatious Arrests ; and for other Purposes ;' it was enacted, • that from and after the First Day of July One thousand seven • hundred and seventy nine no Person should be arrested or held • to Special Bail upon any Process issuing out of any inferior Court ( where the Cause of Action should not amount to the Sum of Ten • Pounds or upwards, but that the like Copies of Process should • be served, and the like Proceedings had thereupon in such inferior • Court, in all Cases where the Cause of Action should not amount • to Ten Pounds or upwards, as are directed to be had by the said • Act of the Twelfth Year of the Reign of King George the First, • in such inferior Court, where the Cause of Action shall not
amount to the Sum of Forty Shillings; any Law or Usage to the • contrary notwithstanding: and further Provisions were made
touching Proceedings in such inferior Courts, in Conformity to • the Provisions of the said former Act; and so much of any Act
or Acts passed for the Recovery of Debts within any Districts • and Jurisdictions, as authorized Arrest and Imprisonment of • Defendants where the Cause of Action should amount to less
than Ten Pounds, was thereby repealed; and further Provisions
were made touching Actions in inferior Courts where the Cause • of Action should not amount to Ten Pounds: And Whereas by ' an Act passed in the Forty third Year of the Reign of His late
Majesty King George the Third, intituled An Act for the more effectual Prevention of frivolous and vexatious Arrests and Suits, and to authorize the levying of Poundage upon Executions in certain
Cases, it was enacted, that from and after the First Day of June
of any Court within those Parts of the United Kingdom of
or become chargeable in or about the suing for or recovering the
same or any Part thereof: And Whereas it is expedient to exs tend and render more effectual the Provisions of the said recited • Acts; Be it therefore enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That from and after the No Person to First Day of August One thousand eight hundred and twenty seven be held to Sp no Person shall be held to Special Bail upon any Process issuing
cial Bail wher out of any Court, where the
Cause of action shall not have origi- the Cause of nally amounted to the Sum of Twenty Pounds or upwards, over than 201. and above and exclusive of any Costs, Charges, and Expences that may have been incurred, recovered, or become chargeable in or about the suing for or recovering the same or any Part thereof; and that in all Cases where the Cause of Action shall not amount to Twenty Pounds or upwards, exclusive of such Costs, Charges, and Expences as aforesaid, and the Plaintiff or Plaintiffs shall proceed by the way of Process against the Person, he, she, or they shall not arrest or cause to be arrested the Body of the Defendant or Defendants, but shall serve him, her, or them personally, within the Jurisdiction of the Court, with a Copy of the Process and Proceedings thereupon, in such Manner as by the said Act of the Twelfth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First is provided in Cases where the Cause of Action shall not amount to Ten Pounds or upwards in any superior Court, or to Forty Shillings or upwards in any inferior Court; and that where the Cause of Action in any Court shall not amount to the Sum of Twenty Pounds, exclusive of such Costs, Charges, and Expences as aforesaid, no Special Writ or Writs, nor any Process specially therein expressing the Cause or Causes of Action, shall from and after the said First Day of August be sued forth or issued from any Court, in order to compel any Person or Persons to appear thereon in such Court; and all Proceedings and Judgments that shall from and after the said First Day of August be had on any such Writ
or Process shall be and are hereby declared to be void and of no Effect.
· II. And Whereas by the said Act passed in the Forty third · Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Third, • Persons arrested upon Mesne Process were enabled, in lieu of
giving Bail to the Sheriff, to deposit in the Hands of the Sheriff • the Sum indorsed upon the Writ, together with Ten Pounds in • addition to such Sum, to answer the Costs which might accrue up to the Time of the Return of the Writ, and also such further Defendant disSum, if any, as should have been paid for the King's Fine upon charged from any Original Writ, and should thereupon be discharged from Arrest upon LI 2
• such making Deposit
with the Sheriff " such Arrest : And Whereas it is expedient to extend the Propursuant to 6. visions of the said Act, and to enable Persons who have been 4% G. 3. c. 46.
arrested to deposit or pay into the Court in which the Writ may, instead of perfecting
• shall be returnable the Sum indorsed upon the Writ, together Special Bail, ' with an additional Sum as a Security for Costs, to abide the allow Deposit
Deposit · Event of the Suit, instead of putting in and perfecting Bail in to be paid into " the said Action ;' Be it therefore enacted, That in all Cases in Court; or if he re
which any Defendant shall have been discharged from Arrest upon mains in Cus. making such Deposit as is required by the said recited Act, and tody, or gives the Sum so deposited shall have been paid into Court, it shall be Bail to the lawful for such Defendant, instead of putting in and perfecting Sheriff, he may Special Bail in the Action, according to the Course and Practice pay the Debt into Court,
of the Court, to allow the Sum so deposited with the Sheriff, and with 201. to
by him paid into Court as aforesaid, together with the additional answer Costs, Sum of Ten Pounds, to be paid into Court by such Defendant as and file Com- a further Security for the Costs of the Action, to remain in the mon Bail.
Court to abide the Event of the Suit; and in all Cases where any the titt lant Defendant shall have been arrested and shall have given Bail to
perfpiting the Sheriff or shall have been arrested and remain in Custody, it Kaping: shall be lawful for such last-mentioned Defendant, instead of 6349.
putting in and perfecting Special Bail, to deposit and pay into the said Court the Sum indorsed upon the Writ, together with the Amount of the King's Fine, if any, upon the Original Writ, and the further Sum of Twenty Pounds as a Security for the Costs of the Action, there to remain to abide the Event of the Suit; and thereupon the said Defendant may, and he is hereby required to enter a Common Appearance, or file Common Bail in the Action, within such Time as he would have been required to have put in and perfected Special Bail in the Action according to the Course of the said Court, or in default thereof the Plaintiff in the Action is hereby empowered to enter such Common Appearance or file Common Bail for the said Defendant, and the Cause may proceed as if the Defendant had put in and perfected Special Bail; and in case Judgment in the said Action shall be given for the Plaintiff
, he shall be entitled, by Order of the Court, upon Motion made for that Purpose, to receive the said Money so remaining in, or so deposited or paid into the Court as aforesaid, or so much thereof as will be sufficient to satisfy the Sum recovered by the Judgment and the Costs of the Application; and if Judgment be given in the said Action for the Defendant, or the Plaintiff discontinue his Suit, or be otherwise barred, or in case the Sum deposited and paid into Court be more than sufficient to satisfy the Plaintiff, the said Money so deposited or paid into Court, or so much thereof as shall remain, shall by Order of the Court, upon Motion to be
made for that Purpose, be repaid to such Defendant. Defendant may
III. Provided always, and be it enacted, That it shall and may receive such
be lawful for the said Defendant who hath made his Election to Deposit and
make such Deposit and Payment as aforesaid, at any Time in the Payment out of Court, upon
Progress of the Cause before Issue joined in Law or Fact, or final perfecting Spe- or interlocutory Judgment signed, to receive the same out of cial Bail. Court, by Order of the said Court, upon putting in and perfecting
Special Bail in the Cause, and Payment of such Costs to the