Parliamentary Papers, Volume 28

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Page 155 - So then, if while her husband liveth, she be married to another man, she shall be called an adulteress ; but if her husband be dead, she is free from that law, so that she is no adulteress, though she be married to another man.
Page 38 - Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy brother's wife: it is thy brother's nakedness.
Page 71 - That if any person, being married, shall marry any other person during the life of the former husband or wife,' whether the second marriage shall have taken place in England or elsewhere, every such offender, and every person counselling aiding or abetting such offender, shall be guilty of felony...
Page iii - ... the fullest information on the subject and to inquire of and concerning the premises by all other lawful ways and means whatsoever...
Page 50 - IV. c. 81, the punishment of death was abolished, and transportation for life or for any term not less than seven years, or imprisonment with or without hard labour for any term not exceeding four years, was substituted in its place.
Page 8 - Company, or any Part of the unwritten Laws or Constitution of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland whereon may depend in any Degree the Allegiance of any Person to the Crown of the United Kingdom, or the Sovereignty or Dominion of the said Crown over any Part of the said Territories.
Page 26 - Nothing is an offence which is done by a child above seven years of age and under twelve, who has not attained sufficient maturity of understanding to judge of the nature and consequences of his conduct on that occasion.
Page 158 - If brethren dwell together, and one of them die, and have no child, the wife of the dead shall not marry without unto a stranger : her husband's brother 15 shall go in unto her, and take her to him to wife, and perform the duty of an husband's brother unto her.
Page 4 - The statute then enacted, inter alia: •All marriages which shall hereafter be celebrated between persons within the prohibited degrees of consanguinity or affinity shall be absolutely null and void to all intents and purposes whatsoever.
Page 26 - In cases where an act done is not an offence unless done with a particular knowledge or intent, a person who does the act in a state of intoxication shall be liable to be dealt with as if he had the same knowledge...

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