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in the said

(and there kept to hard labour) for the No. 7.

unless the said several sums, and all costs and Ord. No. 6, charges of the said distress, and of the commitment and conveying 1855. of the said A. B. to the said

should be sooner paid. And whereas the said A. B. being so convicted as aforesaid, and being (now) required to pay the said sums of and

hath not paid the same or any part thereof, but therein hath made default: These are therefore to command you, in Her Majesty's name, forthwith to make distress of the goods and chattels of the said A. B., and if within the space of days next after the making of such distress the said sums, together with the reasonable charges of taking and keeping the distress, shall not be paid, that then you

do sell the said goods so by you distrained, and do pay the money arising by such sale unto me, the undersigned Justice, that I may pay and apply the same as by law is directed,

and

may render the overplus, if any, on demand, to the said A. B., and if no such distress can be found, then that you certify the same unto me, to the end that such further proceedings may be had thereon as to the law doth appertain.

Given under my hand and seal, this in the year of our Lord

at

in the aforesaid.

J.S. (L. S.)

day of

No. 18.

INDORSEMENT IN BACKING A WARRANT OF DISTRESS.

to wit. ) before me, one of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace, in

Whereas proof upon oath hath this day been made

} and for the said that the name of J. S. to the within warrant subscribed is of the handwriting of the Justice of the Peace within mentioned.

I do therefore authorize W. T., who bringeth to me this warrant, and all other persons to whom this warrant was originally directed, or by whom the same may be lawfully executed, and also all constables and other peace-officers of the said

to execute the same within the said Given under my hand this

18

J. B.

day of

No. 19.

CONSTABLE'S RETURN TO A WARRANT OF DISTRESS. I, W. T., constable of

in the do hereby certify to J. S., Esquire, one of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the said

that by virtue of this warrant I have made diligent search for the goods and chattels of the within mentioned A. B., and that I can find no sufficient goods or chattels of the said A. B. whereon to levy the sums within mentioned. hand this

18 .

W. T.

Witness my

day of

No. 7. Ord. No. 6,

1855.

No. 20.

WARRANT OF COMMITMENT FOR WANT OF DISTRESS.

To the constable of

and to the keeper of the at

in the said Whereas (be, as in either of the foregoing distress warrants, Nos. 1, 2, to the asterisk (*), and then thus); And whereas, afterwards on the

day of

in the year aforesaid, I, the said Justice, issued a warrant to the constable of commanding him to levy the said sums of and

by distress and sale of the goods and chattels of the said A. B. And whereas it appears to me, as well by the return of the said constable to the said warrant of distress as otherwise, that the said constable hath made diligent search for the goods and chattels of the said A. B., but that no sufficient distress whereon to levy the sums above mentioned could be found : These are therefore to command you, the said constable of

to take the said A. B. and him safely to convey to the

at

aforesaid, and there deliver him to the said keeper, together with this precept; and I do hereby command you, the said keeper of the said

to receive the said A. B. into your custody in the said

there to imprison him and keep him to hard labour) for the space of

unless the said several sums and all the costs and charges of the said distress (and of the commitment and conveying of the said A. B. to the said

), amounting to the further sum of

shall be sooner paid unto you, the said keeper, and
for your so doing this shall be your sufficient warrant.
Given under my hand and seal, this
in the year of our Lord

at
in the
aforesaid.

J. S. (L. S.)

9

day of

No. 21.

WARRANT OF COMMITMENT UPON A CONVICTION.

in the first instance, to the constable of and to the keeper of the

at
in the
Whereas A. B., late of

(labourer) was on this day duly convicted before the undersigned, (one) of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace in and for the said

for that (stating the offence as in the conviction), and it was thereby adjudged that the said A. B. for his said offence should forfeit and pay the sum of

(&c., as in the conviction), and should pay to the said C. D. the sum of

for his costs in that behalf; and it was thereby further adjudged that if the said several sums should not be paid (forthwith), the said A. B. should be imprisoned in the at in the said

(and there kept to hard labour) for the space

unless the said several sums (and the costs and charges of conveying the said A. B. to the said

) should be sooner paid. And whereas the time in and by the said conviction appointed for the payment of the said

of

at

No. 7. several sums hath elapsed, but the said A. B. hath not paid the same or any part thereof, but therein hath made default: These Ord. No. 6, are therefore to command you, the said constable of

to 1855. take the said A. B., and him safely to convey to the

aforesaid, and there to deliver him to the keeper thereof, together with this precept; and I do hereby command you, the said keeper of the said

to receive the said A. B. into your custody in the said , there to imprison him and keep him to hard labour) for the space of

unless the said several sums, and the costs and charges of conveying him to the said (amounting to the further sum of

) shall be sooner paid ; and for your so doing, this shall be your sufficient warrant. Given under my hand and seal, this in the year of our Lord

at in the aforesaid.

J. S. (L. S.)

day of

No. 22.

WARRANT OF COMMITMENT ON A CONVICTION WHERE THE

PUNISHMENT IS BY IMPRISONMENT.

To the constable of

and to the keeper of the at

in the said Whereas A. B., late of

(labourer), was this day duly convicted before the undersigned (one) of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace in and for the said

for that (stating the offence as in the conviction), and it was thereby adjudged that the said A. B. for his said offence should be imprisoned in the at in the said

(and
there kept to hard labour) for the space of
These are therefore to command you, the said constable of

to take the said A. B., and him safely convey to the
at

aforesaid, and there to deliver him
to the keeper thereof, together with this precept; and I do hereby
command
you, the said keeper of the said

there to imprison him (and keep him to hard labour) for the space of

and for your so doing this shall be your sufficient warrant. Given under my hand and seal, this

day of in the year of our Lord

at in the

aforesaid.

J. S. (L. S.)

No. 23.

WARRANT OF DISTRESS FOR COSTS UPON AN ORDER FOR

DISMISSAL OF AN INFORMATION OR COMPLAINT.

To the constable of

and to all other peace-officers in the said Whereas on

last past information was laid (or complaint was made) before the undersigned (one) of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace in and for the said

Z

No. 7. Ord. No. 6,

1855.

for that (&c., as in the order of dismissal) and afterwards to wit, on at

both parties appearing before me in order that I should hear and determine the same, and the several proofs adduced to me in that behalf being by me duly heard and considered, and it manifestly appearing to me that the said information (or complaint) was not proved, I therefore dismissed the same, and adjudged that said C. D. should pay the said A. B. the sum of

for his costs incurred by him in his defence in that behalf; and I ordered that if the said sum for costs should not be paid (forthwith), the same should be levied of the goods and chattels of the said C. D. (and I adjudged that in default of sufficient distress in that behalf, the said C. D. should be imprisoned in the

at

in the said and there kept to hard labour for the space of

unless the said sum for costs and all costs and charges of the said distress, and of the commitment and conveying of the said C. D. to the said

should be sooner paid), (*) And whereas the said c. D. being now required to pay unto the said A. B. the said sum for costs, hath not paid the same or any part thereof, but therein hath made default: These are therefore to command you in Her Majesty's name forthwith to make distress of the goods and chattels of the said C. D., and if within the space

days next after the making of such distress, the said last-mentioned sum, together with the reasonable charges of taking and keeping the said distress, shall not be paid, that then you do sell the said goods and chattels so by you distrained, and pay the money arising from such sale to

that he may pay and apply the same as by law directed, and may render the overplus (if any) on demand, to the said C. D., and if no such distress can be found, then that you certify the same unto me to the end that such proceedings may be had therein as to the law doth appertain. Given under my hand and seal, this in the year of our Lord

at in the

aforesaid.

J. S. (L. S.)

of

do

day of

No. 24.

WARRANT OF COMMITMENT FOR WANT OF DISTRESS IN THE

LAST CASE.
To the constable of

and to the keeper of the at

in the said Whereas, &c., as in the last form to the asterisk (*), and then thus); And whereas afterwards, on the

day of in the year aforesaid, I the said Justice issued a warrant to the constable of

commanding him to levy the said sum of

for costs by distress and sale of the goods and chattels of the said C. D.; And whereas it appears to me, as well by the return of the said constable to the said warrant of distress as otherwise, that the said constable hath made diligent search for the goods and chattels of the said C. D., but that no sufficient distress whereon to levy the sum above mentioned could be found : These are therefore to command you, the said constable

of
to take the said C. D., and him safely convey to

No. 7. the at

aforesaid, and there deliver Ord. No. 6, him to the said keeper thereof, together with this precept; and I 1855. do hereby command you, the said keeper of the said to receive the said C. D. into your custody in the said there to imprison him (and keep him to hard labour) for the space of

unless the said sum and all costs and charges of the said distress, (and of the commitment and conveying of the said C. D. to the said

) amounting to the further sum of

shall be sooner paid unto you the said keeper, and for your so doing this shall be your sufficient warrant. Given under my hand and seal, this

day of in the year of our Lord

at in the

aforesaid.

J.S. (L. S.)

Approved, 12th June, 1856.

W. R. INGLIS, President.

CLASS XII.

POLICE REGULATIONS AND LAWS RELATING TO

OFFENCES IN WHICH JUSTICES OF THE PEACE
HAVE SUMMARY JURISDICTION.

c. 11.

FIRST DIVISION. -ALIENS, VAGRANTS, AND LUNATICS.
No. 1.-4 Wm. 4, ch. 11. An Act to prevent the resort of Rogues, No. 1.

Vagabonds, and other idle and disorderly Persons to the Ba- Act 4 W. 4,
hama Islands ; for the punishment and correction of certain
Offences therein specified, and for other purposes therein men-

tioned. (Nov. 12, 1833.)
I. II. III. Repealed by 3 Vic. ch. 3.
IV. V. Repealed by Ord. 12, 1855.

VI. And whereas many persons have resorted to the Turks and Masters of vesCaicos Islands from parts beyond sea, not under the dominion of sels arriving in His Majesty, greatly to the danger of the peace and good order of any port within the same ; Be it, &c., That whenever any vessel shall arrive at any from any place port or place within the Government of the Turks and Caicos, from out of Her Maany port or place not under the dominion of His Majesty, the jesty's domimaster or other person having the command thereof shall, within nions, to retwenty-four hours after the arrival of such vessel in such port or

port names of

passengers. harbour, report upon oath to the acting magistrate, or some other magistrate, the name and description of every passenger being on board the said vessel at the time of her arrival, and of what profession, trade, or occupation every such passenger may be, under penalty of Ten* pounds for every neglect or refusal to do so; which Penalty on penalty shall be levied by warrant under the hand and seal of the their neglectpolice or other magistrate as aforesaid, who is hereby authorized to ing or refusing

to make a reissue such warrant; and in case no goods and chattels of such

port to a Maoffender or offenders can be found, and the said penalty shall not gistrate.

All_sums mentioned in this Act are at the old rate of Bahama currency. See ante, Note, p. 41.

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