The Cyprus Law Reports; Cases Decided by the Supreme Court of Cyprus on Appeal from the District and Magisterial Courts and by the Assize Courts

The Cyprus Law Reports; Cases Decided by the Supreme Court of Cyprus on Appeal from the District and Magisterial Courts and by the Assize Courts

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...Laws. At the trial Corporal Antoni swore that on the 15th February, 1897, he served the Defendant personally at Platani with a notice under the Fire.arms Laws prohibiting him from carrying or possessing fire-arms; but he admitted that he did not know the Defendant before, that he did not remember under what circumstances he served the notice, that he could not remember if he had ever been in the Defendant's house before HUTCHIN the day (in February, 1900), when he seized the guns, and that it was only his signature on the certificate of service which made him sure that. he served the notice. The Clerk in the Police Oflice at Varoshia produced the certificate of service, signed by Corporal Antoni and countersigned by the Local Commandant; and he stated that the Defendant was prohibited under s. 3 of the Fire-arms Law, 1889, from carrying or possessing fire-arms on lst February, 1897, and that the notice (that is, the prohibition) was confirmed by the High Commissioner on 6th February, 1897; but this witness, who also gave evidence at the hearing of the appeal, stated before us that he did not know the Defendant;--he only knew that a man named Mehmed Omerjik was prohibited. The only other evidence was that of the man who was Mukhtar of Platani in February, 1897; he stated that in that year Corporal Antoni came to the village and served notices of prohibition on certain persons in the village; that he did not remember if he was present when Antoni served the Defendant; and that he knew the Defendant and considered him a good man and was surprised to hear that his gun was taken from him. The Defendant declared that no notice was served on him and that he had never committed any offence or crime. And in the statement which he made when...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236809092
  • 9781236809094