List of Acts Omitted in the Revision of the Statutes; And Table of Reference of Provisions Revised

List of Acts Omitted in the Revision of the Statutes; And Table of Reference of Provisions Revised

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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. 1828 edition. Excerpt: ...every person violating this provision shall he deemed guilty of a misdemeanor. 40. The last section shall not extend-to any district attorney, sheriff or other oflicer, making any such disclosure by the issuing, or in the execution of any rocess on such indictment, or in any other way when It shall become necessary in the discharge of any ofli cial duty. I 41. In charging grand juries, the court shall apprise them of the foregoing provision respecting the disclosure of the fact that any indictment has been found.. Practical experience has suggested the necessity of some provision on the subject embraced iu the three last sections. It is a general belief among grand jurors that their oath does not extend to the fact of an indictment being found; and constables attending them, are frequently incautious in conversation. 42. If there be at any time pending against the same defendant, two indictments for the same offence; or two indictments for the same matter, although charged as different offences, the indictment first found, shall be deemed to be superseded by such second in dictment, and shall be quashed. Defendants should not be' held to bail on distinct-prosecutions for the same matter, or subjected to various indictments. The principle ofthis section is be lieved to be conformabie to the common law. See l Chitty crim. law, 325 and 447. 43. In the cases where any person shall be liable to prosecution as the receiver of any personal property that shall have been feloniously stolen, taken or embezzled, he may be indicted, tried and convicted in any county, where he received or had such property, notwithstanding such theft was committed in another county. New; in analogy to the rule which allows a...show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 186g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236802314
  • 9781236802316