Compilation of the Laws Relating to the Board of Public Charities.

Compilation of the Laws Relating to the Board of Public Charities.

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...or cause them to be confined elsewhere, as the said courts shall believe the case to be curable or otherwise. Sec. 1, Act of April 8, 1861, P. L. 248. 244. Order of Precedence in Admission. In order of admission, the indigent insane of this Commonwealth shall always have pre cedence of the rich; and while the finances of the State do not permit ample provisions for all cases of insanity, recent cases shall have preference over those of long standing. Sec. 15, Act of April 14, 1845, P. L. 440. 245. Courts to Certify the Legal Settlements of Persons Committed.. It shall be the duty of the court, in all cases where they shall commit any person to the asylum, to certify to the trustees the legal settlement of such person, if he or she have any legal settlement in this Commonwealth; and if such person shall have no such settlement, then to certify the place of residence of such person at the time of offence committed, on application made; and the poor district so certified to be the place of settlement or residence of such person, shal lbe chargeable with the expenses of his or her care and maintenance, and removal to and from said asylum: Provided, That the settlement or residence of any such person shall not be so certified, until after due notice shall have been given to the constituted authority having charge of poor in the district to be charged thereby. Sec. 11, Act of April 14, 1845, P. L. 440. Under the Act of April 14, 1845, where a lunatic is committed to the State Lunatic Hospital, the county is primarily liable to the hospital for the expenses of maintenance, which must be refunded by the proper poor district; the district to be reimbursed by the relatives or estate of the lunatic. Lower Augusta Township v. Northumherland County, ..
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  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236919017
  • 9781236919014