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No. 7. Ord. No. 6,

1855.

No. 2.

WARRANT WHERE THE SUMMONS IS DISOBEYED.

To
of

and to all other constables in
the said
Whereas on

last past, information was laid (or complaint was made) before the undersigned, (one) of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace, in and for the said

for that A, B. (fc., as in the summons):

And whereas, I then issued my summons unto the said A. B., commanding him, in Her Majesty's name, to be and appear on at

o'clock in the forenoon, at before such Justices of the Peace for the said

as might then be there, to answer to the said information (or complaint), and to be further dealt with according to law: And whereas, the said A. B. hath neglected to be or appear at the time and place so appointed in and by the said summons. These are therefore to command you, in Her Majesty's name, forthwith to apprehend the said A. B. and to bring him before some one or more of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace, in and for the said

to answer to the said information (or complaint), and to be further dealt with according to law. Given under my hand and seal, this

day of in the year of our Lord

at

in the aforesaid.

J. S. (L. S.)
No. 3.

WARRANT IN THE FIRST INSTANCE.

To

and to all other constables in the said Whereas information hath this day been laid before the undersigned (one) of

for that A. B. (here state shortly the matter of the information); and oath being now made before me substantiating the matter of such information: These are therefore to command you, in Her Majesty's name, forthwith to apprehend the said A. B., and to bring him before some one or more of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace in and for the said

to answer to the said information, and to be further dealt with according to law. Given under my hand and seal, this

day of in the year of our Lord

at

in the aforesaid.

No. 4.

WARRANT OF COMMITTAL FOR SAFE CUSTODY DURING AN

ADJOURNMENT OF THE HEARING.

To

and to the keeper of the
at
Whereas on

last past, information was laid (or complaint was made) before the undersigned, (one) of Her Majesty's

No. 7. Ord. No. 6,

1855.

day of

Justices of the Peace in and for the said

for that (c., as in the summons). And whereas the hearing of the same is adjourned to the

instant, at o'clock in the forenoon, at

and it is necessary that the said A. B. should in the mean time be kept in safe custody: These are therefore to command you, the said constable, in Her Majesty's name, forthwith to convey the said A. B. to the at

and there deliver him into the custody of the keeper thereof, together with this precept; and I hereby command you, the said keeper, to receive the said A. B. into your custody in the said

and there safely keep him until the

instant, when you are hereby required to convey and have him, the said A. B., at the time and place to which the said hearing is so adjourned as aforesaid, before such Justice of the Peace for the said

as may then be there, to answer further to the said information (or complaint), and to be further dealt with according to law. Given under my hand and seal, this

day of in the year of our Lord

at

in the aforesaid.

J. S. (L. S.)

day of

No. 5.

RECOGNIZANCE FOR THE APPEARANCE OF THE DEFENDANT

WHERE THE CASE IS ADJOURNED, OR NOT AT ONCE
PROCEEDED WITH.

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Be it remembered, that on

A. B. of (labourer), and L. M. of

(grocer) personally came before the undersigned, (one) of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace, in and for the said

and severally acknowledged themselves to owe to our Sovereign Lady the Queen, the several sums following, (that is to say) the said A. B. the sum of

and the said L. M. the sum of

of good and lawful money of great Britain, to be made and levied of their several goods and chattels, lands and tenements, respectively, to the use of our said Lady the Queen, her heirs and successors, if he, the said A. B. shall fail in the condition indorsed.

Taken and acknowledged the
day and year first above mentioned at

J. S.
The condition of the within-written recognizance is such, that if
the said A. B. shall personally appear on the

day of instant at

o'clock in the forenoon, at before such Justice of the Peace for the said as may then be there, to answer further to the information (or complaint) of C. D. exhibited against the said A. B., and to be further dealt with according to law, then the said recognizance to be void, or else to stand in full force and virtue.

before me,

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NOTICE OF

SUCH RECOGNIZANCE TO BE GIVEN TO THE

DEFENDANT AND HIS SURETY.

Take notice, that you, A. B., are bound in the sum of and you, L. M., in the sum of

that you, A. B., appear personally on

at

o'clock in the forenoon, at

before such Justices of the Peace for the said

as shall then be there, to answer further to a certain information (or complaint) of C. D., the further hearing of which was adjourned to the said time and place, and unless you appear accordingly, the recognizance entered into by you, A. B., and by L. M. as your surety, will forthwith be levied on you and him. Dated this

day of

18

J. S.
No. 7.

.

CERTIFICATE OF NON-APPEARANCE TO BE INDORSED ON THE

DEFENDANT'S RECOGNIZANCE.
I hereby certify, that the said A. B. hath not appeared at the
time and place in the said condition mentioned, but therein hath
made default, by reason whereof the within-written recognizance is
forfeited.

J. S.
No. 8.

SUMMONS OF A WITNESS.
To E. F., of

These are to require you to be and appear on
at
o'clock in the forenoon, at

before such Justices of the Peace, for the said

as may then be there, to testify
what you shall know concerning the matter of a certain information
(or complaint) made before me, the undersigned Justice of the Peace,
against a certain A. B. of
Given under

my
hand and seal, this

day of
in the year of our Lord

at

in the
aforesaid.

J.S. (L. S.)
No. 9.

WARRANT WHERE A WITNESS HAS NOT OBEYED A SUMMONS.
To the constable of

and to all other peace-officers in the said

Whereas information was laid (or complaint was made) before the undersigned (one) of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace, in and for the said

for that (Sc., as in the summons); and it having been made to appear to me, that E. F. of

in the said county, (labourer) was likely to give material evidence on behalf of the (prosecutor), I did duly issue my summons to the said E. F., requiring him to be and appear on

at

o'clock in the forenoon of the same day, at

before such No. 7. Justices of the Peace, for the said

as might then be there Ord. No. 6, to testify what he should know concerning the said A. B., or the 1855. matter of the said information (or complaint); And whereas, proof hath this day been made before me, upon oath, of such summons having been duly served upon the said E. F.; And whereas, the said E. F. hath neglected to appear at the time and place appointed by the said summons, and no just excuse hath been offered for such neglect; these are therefore to command you to take the said E. F., and to bring and have him on

at o'clock in the forenoon, at

before such Justices of the Peace for the said

as may then be there, to testify what he shall know concerning the matter of the said information (or complaint).

Given under my hand and seal, this in the year of our Lord

at

in the aforesaid.

J. S. (L. S.)

day of

No. 10.

WARRANT FOR A WITNESS IN THE FIRST INSTANCE.

To

and to all other constables in the Whereas information was laid (or complaint was made) before the undersigned, (one) of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace, in and for the said for that (&c., as in the summons), and it being made to appear before me upon oath that E. F., of (labourer), is likely to give material evidence, on behalf of the (prosecutor) in this matter, and it is probable that the said E. F. will not attend to give evidence without being compelled so to do; these are therefore to command you to bring and have the said E. F. before me on

o'clock in the forenoon, at or before such other Justices of the Peace for the said

as may then be there, to testify what he shall know concerning the matter of the said information or complaint). Given under my hand and seal, this

day of in the year of our Lord

at

in the aforesaid.

J. S. (L. S.)

at

No. 11.

at

COMMITMENT OF A WITNESS FOR REFUSING TO BE SWORN Note. This

commitment OR TO GIVE EVIDENCE.

may be altered

to suit the case To W. T., constable

in the said

of commitment and to the keeper of the

of a witness for Whereas information was laid (or complaint was made) before neglecting or the undersigned, (one) of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace, in

refusing to

appear when and for the said

for that (&c., as in the summons), and accused. one E. F., now appearing before me, such Justice, as aforesaid, on at

and being required by me to make oath or affirmation as a witness in that behalf, hath now refused so to do, (or being now here duly sworn as a witness in the matter of the said

No. 7. information or complaint, doth refuse to answer certain questions Ord. No.6, concerning the premises which are now here put to him), without 1855. offering any just excuse for such his refusal ; these are therefore to

comniand you, the said constable, to take the said E. F., and him safely convey to the at

aforesaid, and there deliver him to the said keeper thereof, together with this precept, and I do hereby command you, the said keeper of the said

to receive the said E. F. into your custody in the said

and there imprison him for such his contempt for the space of days, unless he shall in the mean time consent to be examined and to answer concerning the premises, and for your so doing this shall be your sufficient warrant. Given under my hand and seal, this

day of in the year of our Lord

at

aforesaid.
J. S. (L. S.)

No. 12.

WARRANT TO REMAND A DEFENDANT WHEN APPREHENDED.

To W. T., constable of and to the keeper of the at

Whereas information was laid (or complaint was made) before the undersigned, (one) of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace, in and for the said

for that (&c., as in the summons or warrant); And whereas the said A. B. hath been apprehended under and by virtue of a warrant upon such information (or complaint), and is now brought before me as such Justice as aforesaid: These are therefore to command you, the said constable, in Her Majesty's name, forth with to convey the said A. B. to the

at and there deliver him to the said keeper thereof, together with this precept, and I do hereby command you, the said keeper, to receive the said A. B. into your custody in the said and there safely keep him until

next, the

day of

instant, when you are hereby commanded to convey and have him at at

o'clock in the forenoon of the same day, before such Justices of the Peace of the said

as may then be there, to answer to the said information (or complaint), and to be further dealt with according to law. Given under my hand and seal, this

day of in the year of our Lord

at

in the aforesaid.

J.S. (L. S.)

No. 13.

to wit. }

CONVICTION FOR A PENALTY TO BE LEVIED BY DISTRESS, AND
IN DEFAULT OF SUFFICIENT DISTRESS, IMPRISONMENT.
Be it remembered, That on the

day of in the year of our Lord

at in the said

A. B. is convicted before the undersigned, (one) of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the said for that (he the said A. B., &c., stating the offence, and the time and place when and where committed), and I adjudge

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