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DUTIES AND POWERS
A JUSTICE OF THE PEACE,
CAREFULLY COMPILED FROM
THE BEST AUTHORITIES;
EXTRACTS FROM ADJUDGED CASES AND THE STATUTES
A COPIOUS COLLECTION OF
Precedents of Summonses, Warrants, Convictions, &c.
THE SECOND EDITION,
WITH VERY CONSIDERABLE ADDITIONS.
BY WILLIAM TOONE,
ATTORNEY AT LAW, AND CLERK TO THE MAGISTRATES
PRINTED FOR JOSEPH BUTTERWORTH AND SON,
WILLIAM WATSON, ESQ.
CHAIRMAN OF THE QUARTER SESSIONS,
COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX,
&c. &c. &c.
WHOSE ABILITY AND INTEGRITY
ARE UNQUESTIONABLE PLEDGES
FOR HIS FAITHFUL ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE
IN THAT DISTINGUISHED SITUATION,
THE FOLLOWING WORK
IS WITH MUCH RESPECT
THE rapid sale of a large impression of this Work has confirmed the Author's opinion of its practical utility. A Second Edition within a short period, affords a decisive proof of the estimation in which it is held by Magistrates and others, as a Manual suited to the despatch of business at Petty Sessions, &c. where facility of reference and Forms adapted to all occasions are so indispensably requisite,
The utmost care and attention have been used to render the various Precedents correct and applicable to their several purposes; and the Author is much flattered in finding that an eminent Writer on Criminal Law has borne testimony to their utility and accuracy by adopting them in his recent valuable Work on that subject.
It has been thought proper in this Edition to introduce much new matter, and to notice some