Pennsylvania County Court Reports Volume 49

Pennsylvania County Court Reports Volume 49

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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. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...his offending has any material features outside of what is expressly mentioned in the charge. The act of 1 May, 1909, 19, P. L. 325, contains, inter alia, this: "It shall be unlawful for any person, at any time, to shoot at, or to kill, wound, or capture any deer in the waters of any of the streams, ponds, or lakes within this commonwealth; or for any person to make use of a dog in hunting deer within this commonwealth; and the fact that a dog of any description shall be taken into the woods, or shall be had in possession or under control in the woods, or shall be cared for or harbored, or permitted to remain with any individual, or in camp of any person or persons Decker v. Commonwealth. who may go hunting during the open season for deer in this state, shall render each person in whose care or under whose control the dog may be outside of the camps, liable to the full penalty prescribed by law for the unlawful taking or killing of deer within this commonwealth, upon proof duly sworn to that the dog so taken into the woods, or had in possession or under control or harbored, cared for, or permitted to remain with any person, or in any camp of any person or persons, and within a radius of ten miles from said camps, or from the point wherein a dog may be taken by an individual, run after, pursue or follow upon the track of any deer or fawn, for a distance of one hundred yards." The inhibition of this provision is plainly aimed at the suppression of an unlawful mode of hunting and killing deer in the open season, --that is to say, with dogs, or of even taking dogs into the woods to hunting camps, where hunting parties or individuals are engaged in hunting deer. Whether in season or out of season, it is made unlawful to shoot...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 585g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236820568
  • 9781236820563