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7 & 8 G. 4. e, 30.
not less than 7 yrs. or Impr. not ex. 4 yrs. at disc. of the Ct.; if a male once, twice, or
thrice pub. or priv. W. in add. to the Impr. 7 & 8 Geo. 4. c. 30. s. 12.
Cutting away, &c. piles or obstructing navigation, fel. pun. Tr. 7 yrs. or Impr. not ex. 2 yrs. and W. as above. Id.
Embezzling property entrusted to them for special purposes, misd. pun. Tr. not ex. 14 nor less than 7 yrs. or Fine, or Impr. or both. See Agents, p. 8. ante.
1 & 2 G.4. Persons disturbing the commissioners may be
6 G. 4. e. 16.
apprehended and taken before a magistrate
to be dealt with according to law. 1 & 2 Geo. 4. c. 115. s. 21. (a)
False swearing, pun. the same as for perjury. 6 Geo. 4. c. 16. s. 99.
Not surrendering, not discovering their property,
nor delivering up papers, &c. concealing
(a) This act is not repealed.
BAWDY OR DISORDERLY HOUSES.
Keeping any such house, pun. Impr. with H. L. 3 G. 4.
at the disc. of the Ct. 3 Geo. 4. c. 114.
BEASTS. Summary Jurisdiction.
Stealing dogs, beasts or birds, pun. on conv. and 7 & 8 G. 4.
before a Js. of the P. 1st off. to forfeit and
Persons found in possession of any such dog, &c. 7&8G.4.
or the skin or plumage, and under a search
Destroying banks, &c. and other off. therein, pen. 4G. 4. Tr. life, or not less than 7 yrs. or Impr. with c. 46. H. L. not ex. 7 yrs. 4 Geo. 4. c. 46.
BENEFIT OF CLERGY,
As to persons conv. of fel. is abolished. 7 G. 4. 7G 4.
c. 28. s. 6.
Every person guilty of bigamy, and every person
9 G. 4. c. 31.
60 G. 3.
counselling, aiding or abetting therein, fel.
BIRDS. Summary Jurisdiction.
Stealing. See Beasts, p. 19. ante.
Concealment of the birth of bastard children. See title Concealment, p. 31. post.
BLASPHEMOUS AND SEDITIOUS LIBELS. Persons conv. once, and off. a second time, 'pun. as in cases of high misd. or bánishment for such time as the Ct. shall order. 60 Geo.3. c. 3.
Stealing a dead body is an indictable off. Rex v.
5&6 Ed.6. Punishable by ecclesiastical censures. 5 & 6 Edw. 6. 4. s. 1 & 2.
7 & 8 G. 4. Destroying or injuring public bridges, fel. pun. (at
the disc. of the Ct.) Tr. for life, or not less than 7 yrs. or Impr. not ex. 4 yrs. and if a male, once, twice or thrice pub. or priv.
W. in add. to the Impr. 7 & 8 G. 4. c. 30. 7&8 G. 4. s. 13.
Embezzling property entrusted to their care for
special purposes, misd. pun. Tr. for 14 or
This offence is not punishable under the stat. for
preventing cruelty to cattle, bulls not being
Cutting away buoys, ropes, marks, &c. belonging 1 & 2 G.4. to ships, whether in distress or otherwise, fel. c.75. 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.
Obstructing a clergyman in reading the service of
the burial of the dead is an indictable off.
Persons conv. of, pun. D. entering a dwelling 7 & 8 G. 4.
house with intent to commit fel. or breaking
No building, altho' within the same curtilage with
7 & 8 G. 4.
the dwelling house and occupied therewith,
BURNING. See Arson, p. 10. ante.
7 & 8 G. 4. c. 64.
9 G. 4. e. 32.
Destroying banks, locks, &c. See Banks, p. 17.
The venue may be laid and offences tried and
Of children under ten yrs. of age, fel. pun. D. 9 Geo. 4. c. 31. s. 17.
Of girls above ten, and under twelve yrs. of age,