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menace or by force, fel. pun. Tr. for life or 7 7 & 8 G. 4.
ind. for murder, altho' taken when the pri-
339. 2 Stark. N. P.C. 208.
when a witness upon a trial is giving evi-
(a) The clerks of Js. should be careful in drawing up the formal introductory part of a deposition, as a very great number of those returned to the judge at the assizes would not be admitted as evidence, if the deponents were dead, by reason of some mistake or omission in point of form. Car. C. L.
of the witness. Rex v. Oldroyd, R. & Ry. C. C. R. 88. Lord Ellenborough and Sir James Mansfield, C. Js. thought the pro
secutor had a right to call for it.
DISTRESS, 7& 8G. 4. Costs of, for rates, taxes, tithes and assessments.
All the rules, regulations, clauses, provisions,
penalties, matters and things mentioned in the act 57 Geo. 3. c. 93. limiting the charges of brokers, on distraining for rents not ex. 201. are to extend as far as the same are applicable and capable of being prut in execution with respect to any distress or levy for any land tax, assessed taxes, poor rates, church rates, taxes, tithes, highway rates, sewer rates, or any other rates, taxes, impositions or assessments whatever, in all cases where the sum demanded or due shall not ex. the sum
201. 7 & 8 Geo. 4. c. 17. And in all cases where the whole of the several
sums sought to be levied by distress for different purposes at the same time, shall not ex. the sum of 201. and such costs, and no other, shall be taken as costs and charges of
the levy and disposition of such distresses. Id. And all such proceedings may be had against per
sons transgressing the regulations of the said act, in distraining for such taxes, &c. and all
contrary to this act. Id.
before whom any complaint shall be made in
act. Id. DOGS, Stealing of. (Summary Conviction.) 7 & 8 G.4. For 1st offence, to forfeit above the value of the
dog, not ex. 202. Pun. for 2nd offence
Geo. 4. c. 30. s.31. See Beasts, p. 19, ante.
whatever, within the limits of any oyster fish-
7 & 8 Geo. 4. c. 29. s. 36. It will be sufft. in any infor. to describe either by
name or otherwise the bed, laying or fishery in which the above offence is com. without
7&86.4. c. 22. s.36.
1 G. 4.
stating the same to be in any particular pa
rish, township or vill. Id. Not to extend to prevent any person from catch
ing or fishing for floating fish within the limits of any oyster fishery with any net, instrument or engine adapted for taking floating
fish only. Id.
See Soldiers, post.
injured by wanton and furious driving or
stage coaches. Id. DROWNING, Unlawfully and maliciously attempting to drown,
suffocate or strangle any person with intent to murder, and aiders and abettors therein, fel. pun. D. 9 Geo. 4. c. 31. s. 11. See
9 G.4. c. 31.
Injuries to the Person, post. (a) The Court cannot allow the expences tor in cases under this act. Car. C.L. 244.
of the prosecu.
therein any chattel, money or valuable secu-
7 & 8 Geo.4. c. 29. s. 12.
as aforesaid, to any value whatever, any
as aforesaid to the value in the whole of 51.
or more, fel. pun. D. Id.
the dwelling-house, or in the personal care
&c. See Clerks, p. 38. ante. ENGINES, Mining. Destroying, or damaging with intent to destroy c. 30.
or render useless, fel. pun. Tr. 7 yrs. or
(a) It is not material to show, in cases of housebreaking, that it was in the day time, or that the property stolen was of any fixed value whatever.