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indict. at any sessions of the peace, or of
removed by certiorari. Id. s. 3.
found as after. Id. s. 4.
to bail for 20 days, or had notice to appear
Id. s. 5.
moved into the adjoining co. under 38 G. 3.
The Ct. may upon sufficient cause shewn, allow
further time (6) for pleading or for the trial.
(a) In misd. the defendant has no right to traverse till the next sess. if he has been in custody or out on bail for twenty days or more.
(6) Where a defendant has been held to bail, or comm. for
60 G.3. and 1 G.4. 6. 4. s. 7.
Solicitor General, the Ct. shall, if required,
in Ct. or attorney free of expence, And if the prisoner shall not be brought to
trial within 12 cal. m. after a plea of not
nature of quo warranto nor for non-repair of
any bridge or highway. Id..
poisoned, or otherwise hurt upon the sea, or
more than 20 days on a charge of fel. and the bill before the grand jury is returned “no true bill,” but a bill for a misd. in attempting fel. is found, the defendant is entitled to traverse. Rex v. James, 3 Car. & P. 222.
any place out of England, every such off. 96. 4. whether in
or place. 9 Geo. 4. c. 8. s. 31. Venue in offences on the borders of counties. When a fel. or misd. is comm. on the bound. or 7 G. 4.
bounds. of 2 or more cos. or within 500 yds.
c. 64. s. 12.
coaches, &c. or inland navigation. Where a fel. or misd. is comm. on any per- s. 13.
son or property in or upon any stage coach,
coach or vessel shall have passed in the course of the journey or voyage, during which the fel. or misd. shall have been
comm. And in all cases where the side, centre, or other
part of any highway, or the side, bank, centre, or other part of any such river, canal, or navigation, shall constitute the bound. of any two cos. the fel. misd.
be tried and pun, in either co. 7 Geo. 4. C. 64. s. 13. 6 G.4.
In offences relative to the customs or excise any
indict. or inf. found or prosecuted for any offence against any of the acts relating to the customs, may be tried and determined in
any co. in England. 6G.4. c. 108. s. 77. 7&86.4. Offences relative to the excise may be tried and
determined in any co. in England, if the offence is comm. in England or the islands thereof, or in any co. in Scotland, if the offence is comm, in Scotland, or any of the islands thereof, or in any co. in Ireland, if the same is comm. in Ireland, or in any
of the islands thereof, and whenever any person shall be conv. of resisting officers of the excise, the Ct. may pass sentence of Impr. with H. L. not ex. 3 yrs. either in add. to or in lieu of any other
may by law be inflicted or imposed, and he shall
INDICTMENT—continued. sufter the sentence in such place as the Ct. 7 & 8 G. 4,
c. 53. direct. 7 & 8 Geo. 4. c. 53. s. 43. As to offences comm. in a co. of a town. See
Exclusive Jurisdictions, p. 49, ante.
misd. whatever, after verdict or outlawry, or
against the form of the statutes,” or vice versa, nor for not designating any person or persons by name of office or descriptive appellation, instead of his, her, or their proper name or names, or for omittng to state the time at which the off. was comm. where time is not of the essence of the off., nor for stating the time imperfectly, or for stating the
(a) This provision does not extend to informations in the crown office, other than for misdemeanors, or to inquisitions before coroners.
(b) In preparing an indictment or information, it may still be advisable not to leave out any of the usual technicalities; for advantage may be taken of the want of them, on de.