The Criminal Evidence ACT, 1898 (61 & 62 Vict. C. 36)

The Criminal Evidence ACT, 1898 (61 & 62 Vict. C. 36)

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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. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ... interest, Abduction of whether legal or equitable, present or future, absolute, a w.oma er conditional, or contingent, in any real or personal estate, or nrom shall be a presumptive heiress or coheiress, or presumptive motives of next of kin, or one of the presumptive next of kin, to any lucre. one having such interest, whosoever shall, from motives of lucre, take away or detain such woman against her will, with intent to marry or carnally know her, or to cause her to bo married or carnally known by any other person, and whosoever shall fraudulently allure, take away, or detain Fraudulent such woman, being under the age of twenty-one years, out abduction of of the possession a nd against the will of her father or, atrahisT mother, or of any other person having the lawful care or the win Qf charge of her, with intent to marry or carnally know her, or her father, to cause her to be married or carnally known by any other etc. person, shall be guilty of felony, and being convicted thereof shall be liable... to be kept in penal servitude for any term not exceeding fourteen years;... and whosoever Offender shall be convicted of any offence against this section shall incapable of be incapable of taking any estate or interest, legal or equit-taking any able, in any real or personal property of such woman, or in pr0perty which she shall have any such interest, or which shall come to her as such heiress, coheiress, or next of kin as aforesaid; and if any such marriage as aforesaid shall have taken place, such property shall, upon such conviction, be settled in such manner as the Court of Chancery in England or Ireland shall upon any information at the suit of the Attorney General appoint. Si. Whosoever shall, by force, take away or detain...show more

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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236948599
  • 9781236948595