Cox's Magistrates Cases Volume 2

Cox's Magistrates Cases Volume 2

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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. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ... a pauper to his place of settlement was made on the 12th flfarch 1862, but he was not removed unlil afler the 25th rllarch, and he had resided more than three years in the parish which obtained the order: Held, that the parish obtaining the order was no! entitled lo an order against the parish of settlement under the 4 j-5 Will. 4, c. 76, s. 84, jbr the costs of maintaining the pauper from the time of the notice of chargcubilily. This was a case on appeal from a decision of the stipendiary magistrate at Manchester, refusing to make an order on the resps. for the costs of the maintenance of a pauper under 4 & 5 Will. 4, c. 76, s. 84, and the question was, how far the Irremovable Poor Act, 24 & 25 Vict. c. 55, had a prospective or a retrospective effect. The Act in question was passed on the 1st Aug. 1861, and by the lst section it provides, "that after the 25th day of March next, the period of three years shall be substituted for that of five years, specified in the lst section of the statute 9 & 10 Vict. c. 66," which statute enacted, " that no person shall be removed, nor shall any warrant be granted for the removal of any person from any parish in which such person shall have resided for five years next before the application for the warrant." An order of removal was made on the 12th March 1862, after the passing of the 24 & 25 Vict. c. 55, but before it came into operation, and the removal of the pauper from the app. to the resp. parish did not take place until after the Act had come into operation, and he had then resided for more than three years in the app. parish. The question therefore arose. whether, as the order of removal was valid at the time it was made, the app. parish was entitled to...show more

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  • Paperback | 622 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 32mm | 1,093g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236890884
  • 9781236890887