A Collection of All the Statutes in Force Respecting the Relief and Regulation of the Poor: With Notes

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Shaw and Sons, 1843 - 574 pages
 

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Page 509 - London, the town council of any borough for the time being subject to the act of the session of the fifth and sixth years of the reign of King William the Fourth, chapter seventy-six, intituled " An Act to provide for the Regulation of Municipal Corporations in England and Wales...
Page 309 - England in the name and with the privity of the accountant general of the Court of Chancery, to be placed to his account there...
Page 41 - Majesty that it may be enacted . . . that, whereas by reason of some defects in the law, poor people are not restrained from going from one parish to another and therefore do endeavour to settle themselves in those parishes where there is the best stock, the largest commons or wastes to build cottages, and the most woods for them to burn and destroy...
Page 122 - ... and in any such action the defendant may plead the general issue, and give this Act and the special matter in evidence at any trial to be had thereupon...
Page 222 - And be it further enacted, that this act shall be deemed and taken to be a public act, and shall be judicially taken notice of as such by all judges, justices, and others, without being specially pleaded.
Page 288 - Peace to commit such offender (being thereof convicted before him by the confession of such offender, or by the evidence on oath of one or more credible witness or witnesses) to the House of Correction, there to be kept to hard labour for any time not exceeding three calendar months...
Page 498 - ... the court at such sessions shall hear and determine the matter of the appeal, and shall make such order therein, with or without costs to either party, as to the court shall seem meet ; and in case of the dismissal of the appeal, or the affirmance of the conviction, shall order and adjudge the offender to be punished according to the conviction, and to pay such costs as shall be awarded, and shall, if necessary, issue process for enforcing such judgment.
Page 484 - WE, THE POOR LAW COMMISSIONERS, in pursuance of the authorities vested in Us by an Act passed in the fifth year of the reign of His late Majesty King William the Fourth, intituled "An Act for the Amendment and better Administration of the Laws relating to the Poor in England and Wales...
Page 338 - Quarter- Sessions of the Peace by law ought to be held, shall hold their general Quarter Sessions of the Peace in the first...
Page 475 - Lords and others Commissioners of Chelsea Hospital, so far as relates to army or other pensions payable by such Commissioners, and for the Lord High Admiral, or Commissioners for executing the office of Lord High Admiral, with respect to naval and marine pensions or other allowance, immediately to take away the pension from the person so offending, or to suspend for any definite period the future payments thereof; and if any person or persons shall procure or induce a pensioner to make or aid or...

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