Decisiones de Puerto Rico Volume 20

Decisiones de Puerto Rico Volume 20

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: did not state facts sufficient to charge an offense, inasmuch as he is accused only of having destined a piece of land for urbanization without stating the acts performed by him with that object in view. Section 2 of Rules and Regulations N o. 6 of September 18, 1912, the violation of which is alleged, reads as follows: "Section 2.--'l'he lands to be urbanized should be naturally dry and healthy, but if they are marshy or damp or if they have previously been used as a dumping place for garbage, or for any industrial products injurious to health, or as a cemetery, or for any building or factory where garbage may have been deposited, they shall first be improved by drainrge, desiccation or disinfection as required by circumstances, and no building of any kind except such temporary ones as may be necessary for carrying out said improvements shall be constructed on said lands until the same shall have been made sanitary." As will be seen, the complaint follows the wording of the said regulation and we have already held repeatedly that in such a case the complaint is suflicient unless the special circumstances of the offense require that it be worded differently, as when certain acts are necessary to constitute the oifense. The People v. Ortiz, 17 P. R. R., 860; The People v. Birrier, 18 P. R. R., 260. The other error assigned is that the appellant has not violated any sanitary regulation because it is shown by the evidence that the houses built on his lands were built by third parties and they should be held responsible instead of the appellant. What appears from the evidence is that the accused rents lots of a property belonging to him, on which, on the date of the complaint, some houses had been constructed and more

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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 435g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236822420
  • 9781236822420