Reports of New Magistrates' Cases Argued and Determined in All the Courts of Common Law at Westminster 1844-[1851] Volume 2

Reports of New Magistrates' Cases Argued and Determined in All the Courts of Common Law at Westminster 1844-[1851] Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1846 edition. Excerpt: ... and guardians are invested with all the powers of overseers in all matters touching the maintenance, relief and removal of the poor. Held, that relief given out of the commonfund by direction of the governors and guardians to a pauper resident in one of the said parishes, rendered her chargeable to that parish, and removable therefrom to a foreign parish in which she was settled. The examinations in support of the order of removal showed relief given by the appellant parish to the husband of the pauper, relief to the pauper as widow, and a former order of removal, executed and not appealed against. The first ground of appeal denied the settlement of the husband of the pauper, and the settlement of the pauper herself. The fifth ground of appeal complained that a copy of the former order had not been sent. The other grounds of appeal raised specific issues on the relief and the chargeability. At the trial the respondents proved that a copy of the former order had been sent, and abandoned their case on the relief. The sessions held that as the existence of the former order was not traversed, the respondents were entitled to judgment. Upon appeal against an order or warrant of two justices of the peace of the city and county of Norwich, applied for and obtained on the 27th day of November, A. D. 1847, by the governor, deputy-governor, and guardians of the poor of that city, for the removal of Elizabeth Smith, the widow of John Smith, deceased, and Susanna their child, from the parish of St. Peter Mountergate, in the said city of Norwich, to the said parish of St. Mary in Bungay, the order was confirmed by the sessions, subject to the opinion of this court on the following case: The city and county of Norwich extends over thirtysix parishes and six...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236599055
  • 9781236599056