A Digest of the Criminal Law (crimes and Punishments)

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Macmillan, 1883 - 420 pages
 

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Contents

Where Crime suggested is committed in a different
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High Treason by levying War
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High Treason by adhering to the Queens Enemies
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Violating the Kings Wife c
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Punishment for Treason
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Inciting to Mutiny
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Assaults on the Queen
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ART PAGE 65 Contempts against the Queen
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CHAPTER VII
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Routs
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Preventing reading Proclamation and continuing to riot after Proclamation
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Riotous Demolition of Houses c
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Riotous Damage of Houses c
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Three Persons armed in pursuit of Game by Night
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Riotously preventing the sailing of Ship
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Political Meetings in Westminster
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Procuring Signatures to Petition without Authority and Tumultuous Petitioning
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CHAPTER VIII
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Compulsion how far a Defence
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Unlawful Clubs and Societies 87 Quakers and Religious and Charitable Societies excepted
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Punishment of Members 89 Permitting Meetings of Unlawful Clubs
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Jesuits and Monks
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Seditious Words and Libels
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Seditious Intention defined
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Presumption as to Intention
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CHAPTER IX
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Libels on Foreign Powers
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Ships c referred to in Article 100 to be forfeited
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Increasing Force of Ships for Foreign Belligerents and pro curing Enlistment by Misrepresentation
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Presumption of Knowledge of Purpose for which Ship is built
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CHAPTER X
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Piracy with Violence
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Boarding Ships and throwing Cargo overboard
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Trading with Pirates and conspiring with them
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Slave Trading defined
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Piratical Slave Trading
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Punishment of Slave Trading
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Serving on a Slave Ship Misdemeanor
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PART III
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ART PAGE 120 Illegally imprisoning Subjects beyond the Seas
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Neglect of Official Duty
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Refusal to serve an Office
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CHAPTER XII
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CHAPTER XIII
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Definition of Bribery of Voters
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Definition of Undue Influence
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Punishment of Bribery at certain Elections
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Making Interest for Offices for Reward
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CHAPTER XIV
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Punishment of Perjury and Subornation
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Forging Instruments of Evidence and tendering them in Proof
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Officers giving False Certificates
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Conspiracy to defeat Justice Dissuading Witnesses from testi fying
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CHAPTER XV
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Quality of Offence of Rescue
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Rescuing Revenue Prisoners
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Escape by Persons in Custody
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Escaping from certain Prisons
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Transports or Persons sentenced to Penal Servitude being at Large
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Agreement not to prosecute
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PART IV
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CHAPTER XVII
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Heresies
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Depraving the Lords Supper
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Depraving the Book of Common Prayer
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Clergymen refusing to use the Book of Common Prayer
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Disturbing Public Worship
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CHAPTER XVIII
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Public Indecencies
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Obscene Publications
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Defiling Girls under Age
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Nuisances by Offensive Trades
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Nuisances to Bridges
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CHAPTER XX
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Rogues and Vagabonds
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Incorrigible Rogues
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PART V
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Suppression of Riots
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Consent to Bodily Injury
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Causing Death by Omissions other than those mentioned
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When an Act is the remote Cause of Death or one of several
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Effect and Definition of Provocation
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ABT PAGR
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CHAPTER XXV
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CHAPTER XXVII
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ART PAGS 249 Assaults which ought not to be punished on Summary Con viction
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Assaults punishable with Three Months Imprisonment
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Punishment of Common Assaults on Summary Conviction
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CHAPTER XXIX
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Punishment of Rape and carnally knowing Children under Twelve
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CHAPTER XXX
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Principals in Second Degree in Bigamy
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Irregular Marriages under the Marriage Act of 1837
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Abduction of Girls under Sixteen
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Stealing Children under Fourteen
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CHAPTER XXXI
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Masters not providing for ApprenticesAbandoning Children under Two
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CHAPTER XXXII
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Things capable of being Libels
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Publication defined
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When a Libel is Malicious
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Punishment for Libel
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Theft by taking and carrying away
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Theft by Bailees
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Taking Tame Animal wandering not Theft
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Distinction between Embezzlement and other kinds of Theft
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CHAPTER XXXVIII
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Thefts punishable with Penal Servitude for Life
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ART PAGA 325 Thefts punishable with Penal Servitude for Fourteen Years
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Theſts punishable with Penal Servitude for Seven Years
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327A Theft punishable with Two Years Imprisonment
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Sundry Offences resembling TheftPunished by various Terms of Imprisonment c
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CHAPTER XL
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Definition of False Pretence
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Of Obtaining
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Intent to defraud
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Obtaining Credit c by False Pretences
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Conspiracy to defraud or extort
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Pretending to exercise Witchcraft
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Servants feeding Horses c against Orders
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Taking Marks from Public Stores
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CHAPTER XLI
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Misappropriation under Power of Attorney
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Clerks c assisting in procuring Advances
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Frauds by Directors and Public Officers
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Rule of Evidence
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Possession
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CHAPTER XLII
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ART PAGE
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Moveable ThingsLandThings fixed to Land
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Document
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Things abandonea
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Forgeries punishable with Seven Years Penal Servitude
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TradeMarks defined
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CHAPTER XLVI
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CHAPTER XLVII
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Malicious MischiefFive Years Penal Servitude
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CHAPTER XLVIII
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CHAPTER XLIX
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Breaches of Employers Duty to Seamen
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Breach of Duty to other Ship in case of a Collision
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Receiving Property unlawfully obtained 283
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Page 344 - Every person who, with a view to compel any other person to abstain from doing or to do any act which such other person has a legal right to do or abstain from doing, wrongfully and without legal authority, (1) Uses violence to or intimidates such other person or his wife or children, or injures his property...
Page 67 - State, or by any judge or justice therein respectively, whereby the person of any ambassador or other public minister of any foreign prince or State, authorized and received as such by the President of the United States...
Page 90 - Parliament, or the vote of any voter at any election : 5. Every person who shall advance or pay, or cause to be paid, any money to or to the use of any other person with the intent that such money, or any part thereof, shall be expended in bribery at any election...
Page 15 - ... shall be guilty of felony ; and, being convicted thereof, shall be liable, at the discretion of the Court, to be transported beyond the seas for life, *or for any term not less than seven years, or to be imprisoned for any term not exceeding four years : and, if a male, to be once, twice, or thrice publicly or privately whipped (if the Court shall so think fit,) in addition to such imprisonment...
Page 350 - Ship," or tending immediately to endanger the Life or Limb of any Person belonging to or on board of such " Ship, " or who by wilful Breach of Duty, or by Neglect of Duty, or by reason of Drunkenness, refuses or omits to do any lawful Act proper and requisite to be done by him for preserving such " Ship " from immediate Loss, Destruction, or serious Damage, or for preserving any Person belonging to or on board of such " Ship" from immediate Danger to Life or Limb, shall for each such Offence be deemed...
Page 90 - Every person who directly or indirectly by himself or by any other person on his behalf makes use of or threatens to make use of any force, violence or restraint or inflicts or threatens...
Page 345 - It shall be lawful for one or more persons, acting on their own behalf or on behalf of a trade union or of an individual employer or firm in contemplation or furtherance of a trade dispute, to attend at or near a house or place where a person resides or works or carries on business or happens to be, if they so attend merely for the purpose of peacefully obtaining or communicating information, or of peacefully persuading any person to work or abstain from working.
Page 70 - If forthwith upon a proclamation of neutrality being issued by Her Majesty he gives notice to the Secretary of State that he is so building, causing to be built, or equipping such ship, and furnishes such particulars of the contract and of any matters relating to, or done, or to be done under the contract as may be required by the Secretary of State...
Page 42 - ... the king and sovereign lord of this land for the time being in his person and do him true and faithful service of allegiance...
Page 284 - Be it enacted, by the authority aforesaid, that wherever any person taketh money or reward, directly or indirectly, under pretence or upon account of helping any person...

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