An Abridgment of the Cases Upon the Subject of the Poor Law: Decided Since the Passing of the 4 & 5 Will. IV. C. 76, and a Collection of the Subsequent Enactments Upon the Same Subject, Volume 1

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C. Knight and Company, 1840 - Poor laws
 

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Page 369 - ... that is to say, of the rent at which the same might reasonably be expected to let from year to year...
Page 405 - That in all cases, where it shall be given in evidence upon the trial of any person charged with treason, murder or felony, that such person was insane at the time of the commission of such offence, and such person shall be acquitted, the jury shall be required to find specially, whether such person was insane at the time of the commission of such offence, and to declare whether such person was acquitted by them on account of such insanity...
Page 394 - WE, THE POOR LAW COMMISSIONERS, in pursuance of the authorities vested in Us by an Act passed in the fifth year of the reign of His late Majesty King William the Fourth, intituled "An Act for the Amendment and better Administration of the Laws relating to the Poor in England and Wales...
Page 223 - ... for setting to work all such persons, married or unmarried, having no means to maintain them, and use no* ordinary and daily trade of life to get their living by...
Page 366 - An Act to facilitate the Conveyance of Workhouses and other Property of Parishes and of Incorporations or Unions of Parishes in England and Wales...
Page 362 - ... of an act passed in the fourth and fifth years of the reign of Queen Anne, intituled "An Act for the Amendment of the Law and the better Advancement of Justice...
Page 408 - Living by ; and also to raise weekly or otherwise (by Taxation of every Inhabitant, Parson, Vicar, and other, and of every Occupier of Lands, Houses, Tithes Impropriate, Propriations of Tithes, Coal Mines or saleable Underwoods in the said Parish...
Page 408 - ... and also to raise weekly or otherwise, by taxation of every inhabitant and every occupier of lands in the said parish in such competent sum and sums of money as they shall think fit, a convenient stock of flax, hemp, wool, thread, iron and other necessary ware and stuff to set the poor on work, and also competent sums of money for and towards the necessary relief of the lame, impotent, old, blind and such other among them being poor and not able to work...
Page 369 - ... on or near to the doors of all the churches and chapels within such parish or place...
Page 372 - Appeal, shall and may, according to their Discretion, award such Costs to the Party appealing or appealed against as they shall think proper...

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