Snowden's Magistrates Assistant, and Police Officers and Constables Guide; By John Frederick Archbold

Snowden's Magistrates Assistant, and Police Officers and Constables Guide; By John Frederick Archbold

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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. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ... justified in giving the charge to the constable (c). Before a private person interferes to prevent a breach of the peace, as an affi-ay, he is bound to notify his intention of so doing, otherwise the party engaged in the afli-ay may imagine that he comes to act as a party (J). Lord Tenterden remarked, in the case of Fin: v. Gaunt, 3 B. & A. 798, that it was much better for a private person in misdemeanors to apply to a magistrate for a warrant, than take the law into their own hands, which they were apt to do. 2. Alehouses and Beer Shops. Alehoases, 245. Hon/rs of opening on Sunday, Beer shops, 247. $0., 249. Refusing to euhn/it the con-stable, 251. Alehousea At common law, if there be disorderly drinking or noise at an unseasonable hour of night, especially in inns, taverns, or alehouses, the constable and his watch demanding entrance, and being refused, may break open the doors to see and suppress the disorder (e). Of course a constable may at any time repress an aifray, &c., in his presence in a public-house. By the 9 G. 4, c. 61, s. 21, all persons licensed under this Act, shall not wilfully or knowingly permit drunkenness, or other disorderly con duct in his or her house or premises; and do not knowingly suffer any unlawful games, or any gaming whatever therein, and do not knowingly permit or sufi"er persons of notoriously bad characterto assemble and meet together therein; and do not keep open his or her house, except for travellers, nor permit or suffer any beer or other esciseable liquors to be conveyed from or out of his or her premises during the usual hours of the morning and afternoon divine service, in the church or chapel of the parish or place in which his or her house is situated, on Simdays, Good Fridays, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 242 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 440g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236561759
  • 9781236561756