Ta Tsing Leu Lee, Being the Fundamental Laws and a Selection from the Supplementary Statutes of the Penal Code of China

Ta Tsing Leu Lee, Being the Fundamental Laws and a Selection from the Supplementary Statutes of the Penal Code of China

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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. 1810 edition. Excerpt: ...his qualifications; or" if already ait officer in the employ of government, he shall be suitably promoted; and in every case he shall be rewarded with the possession of the whole of the confiscated property of the offender. Any person who shall give the information which may be requisite towards enabling the magistrates to bring such offenders to justice, shall be rewarded with the whole of the property, which may consequently be confiscated; but not entitled as in the preceding instance;, either to employment or promotion in the service of government. If any person who is privy to the intention to commit, or to the actual commission of the aforesaid crime of high treason, is guilty of neglecting to communicate to the magistrate of the district the information he possesses, he shall, although not expressly chargeable with any acts of connivance and concealment, be punished with 100 blows, and banished perpetually to the distance of 3000 lee. If the relations of persons intending to commit the aforesaid crime shall, previous to the commission of any overt act, deliver them up to the officers of justice, those who are so delivered up, and their several relations, shall all of them, be entirely pardoned. If the relations of persons actually guilty of any acts of high treason, voluntarily surrender them into the custody of the magistrates, such relations, and all other persons guilty by implication only, shall As this appropriation of the confiscated property of the offender, is an exception to the general rule noticed in a preceding paragraph, it is probably by no means the ordinary reward of the police officer on such occasions, but only of the person who volunteers his services, and who being the prosecutor and public accuser, thereby...
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  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 367g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236789598
  • 9781236789594