The Criminal Law Amendment ACT, 1885; With Introduction, Notes, and Index

The Criminal Law Amendment ACT, 1885; With Introduction, Notes, and Index

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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. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...(6) Against Her Will.--If the consent of the woman or girl is obtained by fraud, the detention would be deemed to be against her will: Stephen's Dig. Crim. Law, 179; R. v. Hopkins, Car. and Mar. 264; R. v. Wakefield, Lancaster Assizes, 1827; 2 Townsend's Modern State Trials, 112; Archbold's Criminal Pleading, 19th ed. 734. (c) Unlawfully.--See section 2, note (d). (d) Carnally Known.--See section 2, note (e). (e) Man.--See section 6, note (g). (/) Brothel.--See section 2, note (h). (g) With regard to the law of abduction the effect of the sections of 24 & 25 Vict. c. 100, may be summed up as follows: --Section 53 provides--1. That if from motives of lucre and with intent to marry or carnally know an heiress of any age, a person shall take away or detain her against her will, he shall be guilty of felony. 2. That if with intent to marry or carnally know an heiress under 21, a person shall fraudulently allure, take away, or detain her out of the possession and against the will of her father, &c, he shall be guilty of felony. Section 54 provides--3. That if with intent to marry or carnally know any woman of any age, a person, by force, shall take and detain her against her will, he shall be guilty of felony. See section 55 (p. 100, infra) as to girls under 16. See section 56 (p. 100, infra) as to children under 14. Were it not for this section (8) and the last preceding section (7) women above the age of 16 who were not heiresses would continue to be unprotected by law unless force were used in taking them away. General Sections Of This Act Which Relate To Offences Under This Section. See section 12, post, p. 70. As to custody of girls under 16. See section 16, post, p. 81. As to liability of the defendant to other criminal proceedings. See...show more

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