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) shall

the said A. B. for his said offence, to forfeit and pay the sum of No. 7.

(stating the penalty, and also the compensation, if any) Ord. No.6, to be paid and applied according to law, and also to pay the said 1855. C. D. the sum of

for his costs in this behalf; and if the said several sums be not paid forth with (or on or before next*) I order that the same be levied by distress and sale of the goods and chattels of the said A. B., and in default of sufficient distress* I adjudge the said A. B. to be imprisoned in the at in the said

(there to be kept to hard labour) for the space of

unless the said several sums, and all costs and charges of the said distress, (and of the commitment, and conveying of the said A. B. to the said be sooner paid.

Given under my hand and seal, the day and year first above mentioned, at

in the

aforesaid.

J.S. (L. S.) * Or, where the issuing of a distress warrant would be ruinous to the defendant or his family, or it appears that he has no goods whereon to levy a distress, then instead of the words between the asterisks

, say, “then inasmuch as hath now been made to appear to me (that the issuing of a warrant of distress in this behalf would be ruinous to the said A. B. and his family,” or, " that the said A. B. hath no goods or chattels whereon to levy the said sums by distress,) I adjudge," &c. as above to the end.

No. 14.

day of

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CONVICTION FOR A PENALTY, AND, IN DEFAULT OF PAYMENT,

IMPRISONMENT.
Be it remembered, That on the
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 it was committed); and I adjudge the said A. B. for his said offence to forfeit and pay the sum of (stating the penalty and the compensation, if any), to be paid and applied according to law, and also to pay to the said C. D. the sum of

for his costs in this behalf; and if the said several sums be not paid forthwith (or on or before

next) I adjudge the said A. B. to be imprisoned in the at in the said

(and there to be kept to hard labour) for the space of

unless the said several sums (and the costs and charges of conveying the said A. B. to the said

) shall be sooner paid. Given under my hand and seal, the day and year first above mentioned at

in the

aforesaid.

J.S. (L, S.)
No. 15.

CONVICTION WHEN THE PUNISHMENT IS BY IMPRISONMENT, ETC. } Be it remembered, that on the

day of to wit.

in the year of our Lord

No. 7.
in the said

A. B. is convicted before the undersigned Ord. No. 6, (one) of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the said 1855. for that (he the said A. B. &c., stating the offence and the time and

place when and where committed) and I adjudge the said A. B. for his said offence to be imprisoned in the

at in the said

(and there kept to hard labour) for the space of

and I also adjudge the said A. B. to pay the said C. D. the sum of

for his costs in this behalf, and if the said sum for costs be not paid forthwith (or on or before next) then * I order that the said sum be levied by distress and sale of the goods and chattels of the said A. B., and in default of sufficient distress in that behalf * I adjudge the said A. B. to be imprisoned in the said

(and there kept to hard labour) for the

space
of

to commence at and from the termination of his imprisonment aforesaid, unless the said sum for costs shall be sooner paid.

Given under my hand and seal, the day and year first above mentioned, at

in the county aforesaid.

J. S. (L. S.) Or where the issuing of a distress warrant would be ruinous to the defendant or his family, or it appears that he has no goods whereon to levy a distress, then instead of the words between the asterisks **

, say, “inasmuch as it hath now been made to appear to me that the issuing of a warrant of distress in this behalf would be ruinous to the said A. B. and his family,” or “that the said A. B. hath no goods or chattels whereon to levy the said sum for costs by distress, I adjudge,” &c.

No. 16.

CERTIFICATE OF DISMISSAL. I hereby certify that an information (or complaint) preferred by C. D. against A. B. for that (&c., as in the summons), was this day considered by me, one of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace in and for the

and was by me dismissed (with costs). Dated this

18 J. S.

day of

No. 17.

WARRANT OF DISTRESS.
To
Whereas A, B., late of

(labourer), was on this day (or on

last past) duly convicted before the undersigned (one) of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace, in and for the said

for that

(stating the offence, as in the conviction) and it was thereby adjudged that the said A. B. should for such his offence forfeit and pay (&c., as in the conviction), and should also pay to the said C. D. the sum of

for his costs in that behalf; and it was thereby ordered, that if the said several sums should not be paid (forthwith) the same should be levied by distress and sale of the goods and chattels of the said A. B., and it was thereby also adjudged that, in default of sufficient distress, the said A. B. should be imprisoned in the said

space of

in the said

(and there kept to hard labour) for the No. 7.

unless the said several sums, and all costs and Ord. No. 6, charges of the said distress, and of the commitment and conveying

1855. of the said A. B. to the said

should be sooner paid. And whereas the said A. B. being so convicted as aforesaid, and being (now) required to pay the said sums of and

hath not paid the same or any part thereof, but therein hath made default: These are therefore to command you, in Her Majesty's name, forthwith to make distress of the goods and chattels of the said A. B., and if within the

space of

days next after the making of such distress the said sums, together with the reasonable charges of taking and keeping the distress, shall not be paid, that then

you do sell the said goods so by you distrained, and do pay the money arising by such sale unto me, the undersigned Justice, that I may pay and apply the same as by law is directed, and may render the overplus, if any, on demand, to the said A. B., and if no such distress can be found, then that you certify the same unto me, to the end that such further proceedings may be had thereon as to the law doth appertain.

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

at

in the aforesaid.

J. S. (L. S.)

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day of

No. 18.

INDORSEMENT IN BACKING A WARRANT OF DISTRESS.

Whereas proof upon oath hath this day been made to wit. I before me, one of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace, in and for the said that the name of J. S, to the within warrant subscribed is of the handwriting of the Justice of the Peace within mentioned.

I do therefore authorize W. T., who bringeth to me this warrant, and all other persons to whom this warrant was originally directed, or by whom the same may be lawfully executed, and also all constables and other peace-officers of the said

to execute the same within the said Given under my hand this

18.

J. B.

day of

No. 19.

said

CONSTABLE'S RETURN TO A WARRANT OF DISTRESS. I, W. T., constable of

in the do hereby certify to J. S., Esquire, one of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the

that by virtue of this warrant I have made diligent search for the goods and chattels of the within mentioned A. B., and that I can find no sufficient goods or chattels of the said A. B. whereon to levy the sums within mentioned. Witness my hand this

18

W. T.

day of

.

No. 7. Ord. No. 6,

1855.

No. 20.

WARRANT OF COMMITMENT FOR WANT OF DISTRESS.

day of

To the constable of

and to the keeper of the at

in the said Whereas (dc., as in either of the foregoing distress warrants, Nos. 1, 2, to the asterisk (*), and then thus); And whereas, afterwards on the

in the year aforesaid, I, the said Justice, issued a warrant to the constable of commanding him to levy the said sums of

and

by distress and sale of the goods and chattels of the said A. B. And whereas it appears to me, as well by the return of the said constable to the said warrant of distress as otherwise, that the said constable hath made diligent search for the goods and chattels of the said A. B., but that no sufficient distress whereon to levy the sums above mentioned could be found : These are therefore to command you, the said constable” of

to take the said A. B. and him safely to convey to the

at

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

to receive the said A. B. into your custody in the said

there to imprison him (and keep him to hard labour) for the space of

unless the said several sums and all the costs and charges of the said distress (and of the commitment and conveying of the said A. B. to the said

), amounting to the further sum of

shall be sooner paid unto you, the said keeper, and for your so doing this shall be

your

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

at
in the
aforesaid.

J. S. (L. S.)

day of

No. 21.

WARRANT OF COMMITMENT UPON A CONVICTION.

in the first instance, to the constable of and to the keeper of the

at
in the
Whereas A. B., late of

(labourer) was on this day duly convicted before the undersigned, (one) of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace in and for the said

for that (stating the offence as in the conviction), and it was thereby adjudged that the said" A. B. for his said offence should forfeit and pay the sum of

(&c., as in the conviction), and should pay to the said C. D. the sum of

for his costs in that behalf; and it was thereby further adjudged that if the said several sims should not be paid (forthwith), the said A. B. should be imprisoned in the at in the said

(and there kept to hard labour) for the space of

unless the said several sums (and the costs and charges of conveying the said A. B. to the said

) should be sooner paid. And whereas the time in and by the said conviction appointed for the payment of the said several sums hath elapsed, but the said A. B. hath not paid the

No. 7. same or any part thereof, but therein hath made default: These Ord. No. 6, are therefore to command you, the said constable of

to 1855. take the said A. B., and him safely to convey to the

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

to receive the said A. B. into your custody in the said , there to imprison him (and keep him to hard labour) for the space of

unless the said several sums, and the costs and charges of conveying him to the said (amounting to the further sum of

) shall be sooner paid ; 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 in the aforesaid.

J.S. (L. S.)

No. 22.

WARRANT OF COMMITMENT ON A CONVICTION WHERE THE

PUNISHMENT IS BY IMPRISONMENT.

To the constable of

and to the keeper of the at

in the said Whereas A. B., late of

(labourer), was this day duly convicted before the undersigned (one) of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace in and for the said

for that (stating the offence as in the conviction), and it was thereby adjudged that the said A. B. for his said offence should be imprisoned in the at in the said

(and there kept to hard labour) for the space

of
These are therefore to command you, the said constable of

to take the said A. B., and him safely convey to the
at

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

there to imprison him (and keep him to hard labour) for the space of and for your so doing this shall be your

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

at in the

aforesaid.

J. S. (L. S.)

day of

No. 23.

WARRANT OF DISTRESS FOR COSTS UPON AN ORDER FOR

DISMISSAL OF AN INFORMATION OR COMPLAINT.

To the constable of

and to all other peace-officers 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

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