Amendments to the Commissioners' Report on the Revision of the Statutes (Including the Legislation of 1959, )

Amendments to the Commissioners' Report on the Revision of the Statutes (Including the Legislation of 1959, )

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ...dollars, from the treasury of the commonwealth. SECT. 40. Ofiicers, except deputy-sheriffs, attending upon the court, shall receive compensation therefor as the court may allow, not exceeding three dollars a day. CHAPTER 113. OF THE SUPERIOR COURT. SECTION 1. There shall be one chief justice and nine associate justices of the superior court. SECT. 2. The court may be held by one or more of the justices and when so held shall have and exercise all the power and jurisdiction committed to said court. SECT. 3. The court shall have exclusive original jurisdiction of complaints for flowing land, and original jurisdiction of all civil actions except those of which the supreme judicial court, police courts, or justices of the peace have original and exclusive jurisdiction. S!-: CT. 4. The court shall have original and concurrent jurisdiction with the supreme judicial court, of petitions for partition, and of all civil actions except in the county of Suffolk, in which the sum demanded in damages exceeds one thousand dollars; and the like jurisdiction in the county of Suffolk, where the sum demanded as aforesaid exceeds four thousand dollars; and original and concurrent jurisdiction with police courts and justices of the peace, where the debt or damages demanded or the value of the property alleged to be detained, exceeds twenty dollars in cases where police courts and justices of the peace have jurisdiction, except actions of replevin of beasts distrained for the recovery of any penalty or forfeiture, or to obtain satisfaction for damages. SECT. 5. The court shall have jurisdiction of all civil actions legally brought before them by appeal or otherwise 'rom justices of the peace, police courts, or courts of insol. vency, and from the...show more

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  • Paperback | 106 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 204g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236827848
  • 9781236827845