A Summary of the Powers and Duties of a Justice of the Peace in Scotland: In Alphabetical Order, with Forms of Proceedings, Etc., Comprising a Short View of the Criminal Duty, and of the Greater Part of the Civil Duty, of Sheriffs and Magistrates of Burghs

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Anderson, 1821 - Justices of the peace - 470 pages

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Page 239 - That he alloweth the Book of Articles of Religion agreed upon by the archbishops and bishops of both provinces, and the whole clergy in the convocation holden at London in the year of our Lord God...
Page 364 - Any officer, non-commissioned officer, or soldier, who, being present at any mutiny or sedition, does not use his utmost endeavor to suppress the same, or, coming to the knowledge of any intended mutiny, does not, without delay, give information thereof to his commanding officer, shall be punished by the sentence of a court-martial with death, or otherwise, according to the nature of his offence.
Page 183 - ... manner soever ; And to inspect all indictments whatsoever so before you or any of you taken, or to be taken, or before others, late our justices of the peace in the aforesaid county, made or taken, and not yet determined ; And to make and continue processes thereupon against all and singular the persons so indicted...
Page 324 - Our sovereign Lord the King chargeth and commandeth all persons, being assembled, immediately to disperse themselves, and peaceably to depart to their habitations, or to their lawful business, upon the pains contained in the act made in the first year of King George, for preventing tumults and riotous assemblies. God save the King.
Page 186 - ... aforesaid so many and such good and lawful men of his bailiwick (as well within liberties as without) by whom the truth of the matter in the premises shall be the better known and inquired into.
Page 323 - It is enacted, that if any persons unlawfully, riotously, and tumultuously assembled together, to the disturbance of the public peace, shall unlawfully and with force demolish or pull down, or begin to demolish or pull down any church or chapel, or any building for religious worship certified and registered...
Page 239 - Lord 1562 : and we do acknowledge all and every the Articles therein contained, being in number Thirty-nine besides the ratification, to be agreeable to the Word of God.
Page 183 - ... to chastise and punish. Provided always, that if a case of difficulty upon the determination of any of the premises before you, or any two or more of you, shall happen to arise, then let judgment in...
Page 302 - AB do swear and as I shall answer to God at the great day of judgment...
Page 182 - And to cause to come before you, or any of you, all those who to any one or more of our people, concerning their bodies or the firing of their houses, have used threats, to find sufficient security for the peace, or their good behaviour towards us and our people ; and, if they shall refuse to find such security, keep them in our prisons until they shall find such security to cause them to be safely kept.

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