The Revised Code of the Statute Laws of the State of Mississippi

The Revised Code of the Statute Laws of the State of Mississippi

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ... for every day that he shall attend, and live cents for every mile going to and returning from the court, by the most direct travelled route from his residence, and also all necessary tolls and ferriages actually paid by him, such mileage, tolls and ferriages to be charged but once at each term. The number of jays, and the amount of mileage, tolls and ferriages shall be determined by the oath of the witness, to be administered by the clerk of the court or commissioner before whom such witness Way appear to testify, who shall give the witness a certificate thereof; and if any witness shall swear falsely to obtain such itrtit.e. 1004. 'No person shall be incompetent as a witness because hz&ZZt&ZX1, defect of religious belief 6U.4I/. EXAMINATION OP WIT AFFIRMATION. 1605. Any witness being scrupulous of taking an oath, may give testimony upon his solemn affirmation, which shall be as good and effectual as an oath; and the person so deposing shall be guilty of perj ury, and liable to all the penalties thereof, in all cases where lie would be guilty of perjury, if he had testified upon oath, and it shall be sufficient to charge in the indictment, that such person was sworn, or testified upon oath, and it shall not be a variance, if it appear that he was affirmed. The form of affirmation shall be in substance as follows, towit: "You do solemnly and truly declare and affirm," &c. In all cases where an oath, or affidavit, is required by law, it shall be sufficient if the same be made or given on the solemn affirmation of the party. WITNESS COMMITTED FOR REFUSAL TO TESTIFY. 100(i. If any person summoned as a witness, shall refuse to be sworn, or affirmed, or to give evidence, he shall be committed! to prison, by...show more

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  • Paperback | 410 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 730g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236559169
  • 9781236559166