Canadian Criminal Cases Annotated Volume 21

Canadian Criminal Cases Annotated Volume 21

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...same." After these particulars had been given, and before pleading, counsel for the accused filed a demurrer in the following form (omitting the preliminary recital): --"Julius Bachrack, Emmanuel Bachrack, and John Willis say that they are not guilty of the alleged offences in the indictment charged. "And for a further plea, nevertheless, say that our Lord the King ought not further to prosecute them by reason of the premises in the said indictment mentioned, "because the said indictment and the matters therein contained are not sufficient in law to compel the said accused to answer thereto, and they state and shew to the Court here the following causes for demurrer to the said indictment, that is to say: --"The said indictment does not sufficiently shew where any indictable offence, which the Crown desires to charge as the indictable ofiencc which the accused conspired and agreed to commit, was committed within the Province of Ontario, or even within the Dominion of Canada, and the said indictment is bad at law, in that it does not charge that such indictable offence as the Crown desires to allege was committed or was contemplated or intended or agreed to be committed within the jurisdiction of the said Court in which the said indictment was preferred and found.. _ "The said indictment does not disclose any indictable offence at law., "The said Court has, for the reason above set out, no jurisdiction to try the said indictment. "And this the accused are ready to verify. "Wherefore the said accused pray judgment, and that by the said Court here they may be dismissed and discharged from the said premises in the said indictment specified, and so forth; and in default thereof that the more

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  • Paperback | 184 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 340g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236826736
  • 9781236826732