The Code of Virginia; With the Declaration of Independence and Constitution of the United States and the Declaration of Rights and Constitution of Vir

The Code of Virginia; With the Declaration of Independence and Constitution of the United States and the Declaration of Rights and Constitution of Vir

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1849 edition. Excerpt: ...he have one, or if not, to the overseers of the poor or any of them who shall give a receipt for him. The costs of such removal shall be pnid out of his estate if sufficient, but if not, shall be provided by the said overseers at the charge of their county or corporation. Person charged with crime. iaifi-7, p. is, ch. 24. If any person charged with or convicted of crime be ji 8' ch' 81' found, in the court before which he is so charged or convicted, to be a lunatic, and such court shall order him to be confined in one of the lunatic asylums, he shall be received and confined if, or so soon as there is a vacancy therein. The sheriff or other officer of the court by which the order is made shall immediately proceed in the manner directed by the fifteenth section of this chapter to ascertain whether such vacancy exists; and until it is ascertained that there is a vacancy, such lunatic shall be kept in the jail of such court. When persons may be discharged from asylum. 25. Except in the case of a person charged with crime Imo.4i, p. 45, and subject to be tried therefor, or convicted of crime and sub-5 p' 5 41' ject to be punished therefor, when in a condition to be so tried or punished, the board of any asylum, or the court of any county or corporation, may deliver any lunatic confined in such asylum, or the jail of such county or corporation, to any friend who will give bond with security with the condition mentioned in the thirteenth section of this chapter, and where a lunatic, except as aforesaid, is deemed by the superintendent of an asylum both harmless and incurable, the board may deliver him without such bond to any friend who is willing and in the opinion of the board able to take care of him. 26. If the person giving...show more

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  • Paperback | 388 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 689g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123654417X
  • 9781236544179