Special Acts and Resolutions of the State of Connecticut Volume 6

Special Acts and Resolutions of the State of Connecticut Volume 6

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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. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...specially provided for in the subsequent sections of the same: provided, that nothing in this act shall be so construed as to prohibit any magistrate now authorized by law to issue warrants for the arrest of offenders, fr'om issuing the same hereafter, or to prohibit justices of the peace from discharging any ministerial duty or oflice now by law imposed upon them, but all warrants issued on account of any offence committed within the jurisdiction of said police court shall command the oflicer serving the same, to arrest the oflender and bring him before said police judge, who shall deal with him in the same manner, whether such warrant shall have been issued by any magistrate as aforesaid, or by and from said police court. SEC. 14. No such judge shall be disqualified to sit in any qui tam or other penal action or prosecution from which a penalty may accrue to the treasurer of said borough, by reason of his being a resident in said borough and liable to taxation therein. SEC. 15. Said police court shall have authority, subject to the provisions of this act, to hear and determine charges for crimes and misdemeanors committed within the limits of the town and borough of New Britain; the punishment of which, as prescribed by law, does not exceed a fine of two hundred dollars or six months' imprisonment in a common jail, county or town workhouse, or such fine or imprisonment both. And in all such cases said court may proceed to trial, render judgment thereon, and grant a warrant for the execution thereof, according to law; but in all eases the person convicted may appeal from the judgment of said police court to the superior court next to be holden in the county of H altford, except when the conviction shall ho for the crime of...show more

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  • Paperback | 546 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 28mm | 962g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236773349
  • 9781236773340