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HABEAS CORPUS,
In cases relative to the Customs. See Customs,

p. 35. ante.
HARD LABOUR,
Punishment of, in certain cases of misd. in add.

to Impr.
The Ct. may sentence the offender to Impr. with

H. L. not ex, the time for which such Ct.
might at the passing of this act Impr. for
such offences, either in add. to or in lieu of
any other pun, which might be inflicted be-

fore the passing of this act, viz. In any attempt to com, fel. riot, being an utterer of 9G. 4.

counterfeit money, knowing the same to be
counterfeit, keeping a com. gaming house,
keeping a com. bawdy-house, keeping a com.
ill-governed house and disorderly house, wil-
ful and corrupt perjury, entering any open or
inclosed ground (a) with intent to destroy,
take or kill game or rabbits, or with intent to
aid, abet and assist therein, or to kill game
or rabbits, and having been found at night
armed with any offensive weapon. 3 Geo. 4.

c.114.
HARES or RABBITS,
Destroying, in warrens or breeding ground at night.

(a) See note, p. 61, ante.

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78 & G.4. Unlawfully and wilfully in the night time taking c. 29.

or killing any hare or coney in a warren or ground used for breeding or keeping them, whether inclosed or not, misd. pun. as for

simple larceny (a). 7 & 8 Geo. 4.c. 29. s. 30. Destroying in the day time. . Unlawfully and wilfully comm. the like offence

in the day time, or setting or using any snare or engine for taking rabbits, hares or conies, pen. on conv. before a J. P. forfeit · and pay not ex. 51. as the J. thinks fit. But not to extend to persons taking or killing in the day time any conies on any sea or river bank in the co. of Lincoln, so far as the tide extends, or within one furlong of

such bank. 7 & 8 Geo. 4. c. 29. s. 30. HARM, Grievous bodily. See Cutting, fc, p. 38,

ante.
HEATH BURNING. . . t.
See Arson, p. 10, ante.. :
HELPLESS PERSONS, .;
Neglect of. See Apprentices, p. 9, ante.

HOMICIDE not felonious. 96.4.

No pun. or forfeiture shall be incurred by any one c. 31.

· who kills another by misfortune or in his own

defence, or in any other manner without felony. 9 Geo. 4. c. 31. s. 10.

(a) See Larceny, post, for the punishment.

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HOPBINDS, Destroying.
Unlawfully and maliciously cutting or otherwise 7 & 8 G. 4.

destroying any hopbinds growing on poles in“
any plantation of hops, fel. pun. at the disc.
of the Ct. Tr.for life, or not less than 7 yrs. or
Impr.not ex. 4 yrs.; if a male, to be once, twice
or thrice pub. or priv. W. (if the Ct. think

fit,) in add. to Impr. 7 & 8 Geo. 4. c. 30. s. 18.
HORSE AND CATTLE STEALING.
Stealing any horse, mare, gelding, colt or filly, or c. 29.

any bull, cow, ox, heifer or calf, or any ram,
ewe, sheep or lamb, or wilfully killing any
such cattle (a) with intent to steal the carcass
or skin, or any part thereof, fel. pun. D.

7 & 8 Geo. 4. c. 29. s. 25.
HOT HOUSES. - See Garden, p. 67, ante.
HOUSEBREAKING. See Dwelling-House,

p. 45. ante.
HUNDRED, Remedies against.
Liability of the Hundred in cases of demolishing

by rioters.
If any church or chapel, or any dissenting cha- s. 2.

pel duly registered, or any house, stable,
coach-house, outhouse, warehouse, office,
shop, mill, malthouse, hop-oast, barn or gra-
nary, or any building or erection used in

(a) It has been held that pigs were cattle, Rex v. Chapple, R. & R. 77; and asses, Rex v. Whitney, R. &

HUNDRED-continued. 7 & 8G.4. carrying on any trade or manufactory, or c. 31.

branch thereof, or any machinery, whether fixed or moveable; prepared for or employed in any manufactory, or in any branch thereof, or any steam engine or other engine for sinking, draining, or working any mine, or any straith, building, or erection used in conducting the business of any mine, or any bridge, waggon-way, or trunk for conveying minerals from any mine, shall be feloniously demolished, pulled down, or destroyed wholly or in part, by any persons tumultuously assembled together, in every such case the inhabitants, wapentake, ward, or other district, by whatever name denominated, in which any of the said off. shall be comm. are to make full compensation to the person damnified, not only for damage done, but also for damage done at the same time to any picture, furniture, or goods whatever in any church, &c.

7 & 8 Geo. 4. c. 31. s. 2. ..." How to be proceeded agt. where the damage ex.

£30... s. 3. No action or summary proceeding as after

mentioned, (p. 76.) shall be maintainable under this act for any damage caused as aforesaid, (sect. 2.) unless the person damnified, or such of them as know the circum

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HUNDRED—continued.

stances of the off. or his servant or servants 7 & 8G. 4.
who had care of the property damaged, shall c. 31
within 7 days after the off. comm. go before
a J. P. residing near the place where the
off. was comm. having juris. therein, and
state on oath the names of the off. (if known)
and submit to be examined as to the off.
and become bound by recognizance to pro-
secute; such action to be commenced within

3 cal. m. after off. comm. Id. s. 3.
The process must be served on the high const. s. 4.

who may let judgment go by default or defend it. Id. s. 4. The inhabitants of the hundred are competent s. 5.

witnesses. Id. s. 5.
If the plaintiff shall recover, the writ of execu- s. 6.

tion shall not be executed, but the sheriff on
receiving it shall issue his warrant to co. trea-

surer, who is to pay the amount. Id. s. 6.
The sheriff may direct his warrant into liberties. s. 13.

Id. s. 13. '
The expences of the high const. are to be allowed s. 7.

by J. P. and paid by the co. treasurer, and
the whole is then to be levied on the hundred,

above their share of the co. rate. Id. s. 7. For the mode of payment in liberties, see s. 12.

14 and 15. For the mode of suing for damage done to s. 1).

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