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Summary Conviction. 7 & 8 G. 4.
The like offence in the day time, in setting or
using therein any snare, or engine, for taking hares or conies, pen. on conv. before a J. P.
not ex. 51. Id. But not to extend to killing conies in the day
time on any sea bank, &c. in the co. of Lin
RAPE. 9 G. 4. On children under 10 years of age, fel. D.
9 Geo. 4. c. 31. s. 17. See Carnal Know
ledge, p. 22, ante.
age, misd. pun. Impr. with or without H. L. in the com. g. or h. c. for such time as the Ct. shall award. Id. See Carnal Knowledge,
p. 22, ante. Assault, with intent to commit rape, is fel. pun.
Impr. with or without H. L. in the com. g. or h.c. not ex. 2 yrs. and the Ct. may
fine the off. and require sureties to keep the peace, if the
Ct, think fit. Id. s. 25.
(a) The law against a receiver of stolen goods.—Where the goods which he is charged with receiving have been feloniously stolen, and he has received them knowing them to have been stolen, he may be indicted for felony either for the offence itself, or as an accessary after the fact, and ii convict
7 & 8G.4.
c. 75. s. 11.
pun. Tr. Id. s. 15. See Accessaries (Receivers), p. 6, ante. The Ct. may order the expences of the prosecu
ed, he is liable to transportation. Where he is the receiver of goods or property which have been stolen, but the stealing of which is not declared to be a felony, such as plants and fruit out of a garden, under the 7 & 8 Geo. 4. c. 29, s. 42. see p. 67, ante, or property the taking of which is by this act declared to be a misd. and pun. by ind. such as factors embezzling goods entrusted to them, (under the stat. 7 & 8 Geo. 4. e. 29. s.51.) he may be ind. for a misd, and pun. by Tr.
Js. P. have juris. over receivers only, where the taking of the property, is by stat. a misd. pun. by Fine or othe , on summary conv. in such case they may conv. the receiver of a misd. and pun. him as a principal.
tion to be paid in the above cases. 7 Geo. 4,
c. 64. s. 23. See Expences, p. 50, ante. In cases punishable on summary conviction (a),
where the stealing or taking of any property
Geo. 4. c. 39. s. 62.
it shall be stated and specified, not only the
3 G. 4.
(a) See note, p. 142.
(b) That is to say, all recognizances which are to be returned to the G, or Q. Sess.
in which the party resides, and whether owner 36. 4.
thereof or lodger. 3 Geo. 4. c. 46. s. 4. And the J. P. shall give the party notice ac
cording to the form set out in the statute.
posed, lost or forfeited before a J. P. or at
to levy the amount. Id. If a person gives security to the sheriff, or s. 5.
offers to appear at the next gen.or q. sess. to
The Ct. of gen. or q. sess. may enquire into the
circumstances of the case, and at discretion
officer. Id. s. 6.
lodged in the com.g. by the sheriff, the Js. P.
4 G. 3. C. 37.
at gen. or q. sess. may remove the party to the custody of the sheriff, &c. or upon release of the party from the whole of the forfeited recognizance, order the party to be discharged; which is a sufficient discharge to the sheriff, &c. in passing his accounts, and the Ct. of gen. or q. sess. may award reasonable costs to be paid by either party to the
other. Id. s. 6. The Justices are to insert in any following roll,
all fines, forfeited recognizances, &c. which have not been levied, and the sheriff shall detain the writs, which are to continue in
force. 4 G. 3. c. 37. Where the sheriff goes out of office, he shall
deliver such rolls and writs to his successor,
who is to execute them. Id. In all cases where the party is in another co.
or has goods there, the sheriff, &c. is to send a warrant and a copy of the writ to the sheriff of such other co. who is to levy and make return in 30 days after the receipt of such
warrant. Id. s. 3. And the sheriffs and clerk of the peace are to
make returns to the treasury. Id. Recognizances to appear or to prosecute and
give evidence in case of fel. and misd. com. assault, articles of the peace, or to abide an