Law Notes Volume 17

Law Notes Volume 17

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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: ...sterling, the exact figures being 3,322,147/., and the invested funds now oxceed ten millions sterling--10,778,675/. We have received from the War Office the text rf a new Army Order, stating that the following will be 'substituted for the second sentence of Paragraph 51, Section VIII., of the Queen's Regulations and Orders for the Army, 1895: --"In the cases of boroughs and cities the requisition" (i.e., for troops) "will bo made by the mayor or chief magistrate, and not by any other magistrate, except on an emergency; but in Ireland tho requisition may be made by divisional commissioners, resident magistrates, the chief and assistant commissioners of the Dublin Metropolitan Police, and officers of the Royal Irish Constabulary; where, however, a resident magistrate makes a requisition, it is to be sent to the officer commanding tho troops through the office of the city, town, county, or district inspector of polico." The law on this subject of the troops coming to. the aid of the civil power is very interesting. Mr. Justice Stephen, in his History of tho Criminal Law, lays down emphatically that tho troops when so acting are simply interfering in their capacity as citizens. The Eastern Morning News had some appreciative remarks on the late Judge Bedwell. He was, said that paper, a contradiction of the popular thoory that a legal training is fatal to a sense of humour. His quickness to perceive the absurdity of a situation frequently supplied a temptation to indulge in amusing comments and banter, which, from the point of view of the public, agreeably diversified the tedium of the County Court proceedings. It could not be said, however, that Judge Bod well consciously sacrificed tho dignity of the judicial bench. more

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  • Paperback | 420 pages
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236889223
  • 9781236889225