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(d.) Where the appellant is in custody, the justice may, on the appellant entering into

such recognizance as aforesaid, release him
from custody:

(e.) The court of appeal may adjourn the appeal,
and upon the hearing thereof may confirm,
reverse, or modify the decision of the court
of summary jurisdiction, or remit the matter.
to such court with the opinion of the court
of appeal thereon, or make such other order
in the matter as the court thinks just:
(f.) If the matter be remitted to the court of
summary jurisdiction, such court shall there-
upon rehear and decide the information or
complaint in accordance with the opinion of
the court of appeal.

(7.) In Scotland any person may appeal from any order or conviction under this Act to the Court of Justiciary, or any circuit court thereof, under and in terms of the Act of the twentieth year of the reign of His Majesty King George the Second, chapter fortythree, or under any Act amending that Act, or applying or incorporating its provisions or any of them with regard to appeals; or to the Court of Justiciary at Edinburgh, under and in terms of "The Summary Prosecutions Appeals (Scotland) Act, 1875.”

34. Regulation of proceedings in county courts.— Proceedings under this Act directed to be taken by and before the judges of county courts may be regulated in Scotland by any acts of sederunt of the Court of Session, and in Ireland by any orders made by the Lord Chancellor, and until otherwise provided are regulated by such rules and orders, and acts of sederunt, made under the forty-third section of the Act of

the eighteenth and nineteenth years of Her present Majesty, chapter sixty-three, as may be in force at the commencement of this Act.*

The registrars and high bailiffs of the county courts shall be remunerated for the duties to be performed by them under this Act in such manner as the Treasury, with the consent of the Lord Chancellor, shall from time to time order and direct.

35. Public auditors.-The Treasury may from time to time appoint public auditors and valuers for the purposes of this Act, and may determine from time to time the rates of remuneration to be paid by societies for the services of such auditors and valuers; but the employment of such auditors and valuers is not compulsory on any society.

36. Fees.-The Treasury may determine a scale of fees to be paid for matters to be transacted or for the inspection of documents under this Act; but no fee shall be payable on the registry of any friendly, bene

The only rules and orders now in force specially applicable to proceedings in the county courts under these Acts are the following (the numbers are those of the County Court Rules):-" (269) In proceedings in the county courts under the 17 & 18 Vict. cc. 111, 112, 18 & 19 Vict. c. 63, and 30 & 31 Vict. c. 117, a plaint shall be entered, and a summons shall be issued thereon, and the rules and practice of such courts shall be adopted with respect to such proceedings, so far as the same are applicable. (270) When a defendant is a trustee member of the general committee of management, treasurer, or other officer of an institution or society under any Act mentioned in the last rule, the summons shall be served in the mode, if any prescribed, by the Act under which any such institution or society is established or regulated; and if no mode of service be thereby prescribed, then at the usual place of business of the institution or society; and if there be no such place of business, then according to the usual practice of the court." Under the second of these rules, therefore, the mode of service of county court procedure will, when it is applicable, be that pointed out in clause 21, sub-section 4, of the present Act.

volent, or cattle insurance society, or working men's club, or of any amendment of the rules of the


All fees which may be received by any registrat under or by virtue of this Act shall be paid into the receipt of Her Majesty's Exchequer.

37. Payment of salaries and expenses.-The Treasury shall, out of money to be provided by Parliament, pay to the chief and assistant registrars such salaries or other remunerations respectively, and such sums of money for defraying the expenses of office rent, salarics of assistants, clerks, and servants, remuneration for actuaries, accountants, and inspectors, computation of tables, publication of documents, diffusion. of information, expenses of prosecutions, travelling expenses and other allowances of the chief or any assistant registrar, and other expenses which may be incurred for carrying out the purposes of this Act, and may also pay to any public auditors or valuers to be appointed under this Act such remuneration (if any) as the Treasury shall from time to time allow.

38. Regulations to be made for carrying out the Act. The Treasury may from time to time make regulations repecting registry and procedure under this Act, and the seal and forms to be used for such registry, and the duties and functions of the registrar, and the inspection of documents kept by the registrar under this Act, and generally for carrying this Act into effect.

All such regulations shall be laid before both Houses of Parliament within ten days after the approval thereof if Parliament is then sitting, or if not then sitting, then within ten days from the then next assembling of Parliament.

Until otherwise provided, the forms contained in the fourth schedule to this Act shall be used.

39. Evidence of documents.- Every instrument or document, copy or extract of an instrument or document, bearing the seal or stamp of the central office, shall be received in evidence without further proof; and every document purporting to be signed by the chief or any assistant registrar, or any inspector, or public auditor or valuer under this Act, shall, in the absence of any evidence to the contrary, be received in evidence without proof of the signature.

40. Application of Act to Isle of Man.-With respect to the Isle of Man the provisions of this Act shall be varied as follows:

(1.) The terms "Supreme Court of Judicature" and "county court" respectively mean the Court of Chancery of the said Isle, in which court the proceedings under this Act may be regulated by rules and orders to be made in that behalf by the court, and, until otherwise provided, shall be regulated according to the ordinary practice of such court:

(2.) The terms "the Companies Acts" and "the Companies Act, 1862," respectively mean the law for the time being in force in the said Isle for the regulating and winding up of companies:

(3.) The term "Summary Jurisdiction Acts" means the law for the time being in force in the said Isle for regulating the exercise of summary jurisdiction by justices of the peace:

(4.) All offences and penalties under this Act shall be prosecuted and recovered summarily before a high bailiff or two justices of the peace at the suit or instance of a registrar or of a head constable:

(5.) All penalties recovered under this Act shall be paid to the treasurer of the said Isle, and be added to the general revenue of the said Isle:

(6.) Any person may appeal from any order or conviction to be made in a case of summary jurisdiction under this Act in the manner prescribed by the law in force in the said Isle as to appeals in cases of summary jurisdiction.

41. Application of Act to Channel Islands.-With respect to the Channel Islands this Act shall be varied. as follows:

(1.) As respects the Island of Jersey, the following provisions shall have effect:—


(a.) The term county court" means the court for the recovery of petty debts, in all cases in which the claim or demand shall not exceed the sum of ten pounds sterling, and in all other cases it means the inferior number of the royal court of the said island, composed of the bailiff and two jurats of the said court:

(b.) The term "court of summary jurisdiction " has in civil cases the same meaning as the term county court:

(c.) All misdemeanors under this Act shall be prosecuted, tried, and punished in the form. and manner prescribed by the law and custom of the said island with respect to crimes and offences (crimes et délits):

(d.) All other offences and all penalties under this Act shall be prosecuted and recovered summarily before the magistrate of the court for the repression of minor offences, in

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