The Law Library Volume 73

The Law Library Volume 73

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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. 1851 edition. Excerpt: ...practice under this statute as to justices of the peace was altered by the 2 & 3 Geo. IV. c. 46; and by the 3 & 4 VVill. IV. c. 99, as to recognizances taken by either House of Parliament, or by the judges of assize. By section 2 of 3 Geo. IV. 0.46, all recognizances forfeited before any justice or justices of the peace in England are to be certified by him or them to the clerk of the peace of the county, or town clerk of the city, borough, or place, in Writing, containing the names, resi-286 dences, and calling of the parties, with the amount of the sum forfeited, and the cause of the forfeiture, signed by such justice or justices, " on or before the ensuing general or quarter sessions of such county, city, borough, or place respectively; and such clerk of the peace, or town clerk, shall copy on a roll" such forfeited recognizances, and shall within such time as shall be fixed and determined by such Court, not exceeding twenty-one days after the adjournment of such Court, send a copy of such roll, with a writ of distringas and capias, or fieri facias and capias, to the sheriff of such county, or the sheriff, bailiif, or olficer of such city, borough, or place, having execution of process therein respectively, which shall be the authority to such sheriff of such county, or sheriff, bailiff, &c. for proceeding to the immediate levying and recovering of such forfeited recognizancesfr) By section 4 of 4 Geo. IV. c. 37, the sherilf, bailifi', or other officer, is immediately after the expiration of his year of (0) This is a writ so called from the colour of the wax, with which it is sealed. It is said in a note to C. B. Gilbert's Treat. on Exch. p. 74, that the summons ofthe green wax is the same with more

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  • English
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