A Digest of the Criminal Law (crimes and Punishments)

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Macmillan and Company, 1887 - Criminal law - 441 pages
 

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Contents

CHAPTER V
38
AttemptMisdemeanor
40
PART II
41
High Treason by levying War
42
High Treason by adhering to the Queens Enemies
43
Violating the Kings Wife c
44
Punishment for Treason
45
Inciting to Mutiny
46
Assaults on the Queen
47
CHAPTER VII
49
Riotously preventing the sailing of Ship
55
Unlawſul Clubs and Societies
61
Presumption as to Intention
67
Libels on Foreign Powers
69
Piracy with Violence
75
Serving on a Slave Ship Misdemeanor
81
CHAPTER XII
88
Spreading False News
95
CHAPTER XV
101
Rescuing Murderers
102
PART IV
108
CHAPTER XVIII
117
ART PAGE 173a Householders permitting defilement of Girls on their premises
122
Preventing the Burial of Dead Bodies and disinterring them
123
CHAPTER XIX
125
Common Nuisance a Misdemeanor
126
Disorderly Houses
127
Common Betting Houses
128
Evidence that a House is a Common Gaming House
129
Disorderly Inns
130
Lotteries
131
Nuisances by Offensive Trades
132
Nuisances to Bridges
133
CHAPTER XX
135
Rogues and Vagabonds
136
Incorrigible Rogues
138
PART V
140
Suppression of Riots
141
Consent to Bodily Injury
147
Causing Death by Omissions other than those mentioned
154
When an Act is the remote Cause of Death or one of several
160
Effect and Definition of Provocation
168
Provocation to Third Person
172
CHAPTER XXV
178
CHAPTER XXVII
184
ART PAGE
189
Punishment of Rape and carnally knowing Children under
195
Abduction with Intent to Marry
201
Masters not providing for Apprentices Abandoning Children
207
ART PAGE 271 When a Libel is Malicious
211
Publication of Matter honestly believed to be true
212
Fair Criticism
213
Parliamentary Proceedings and Fair Comments thereon
215
Publication in a Court of Justice
216
Fair Reports of Proceedings of Courts
217
Punishment for Libel
218
CHAPTER XXXV
233
ART PAGE 296 Theft by taking and carrying away
234
Theft by ServantEmbezzlement
237
Theft by a False Pretence
238
Theft by taking advantage of a Mistake
239
Theft by Bailees
240
Finding Goods
242
Conversion after a Taking amounting to Trespass
244
Obtaining by False Pretences not Theft
245
Temporary Taking is not Theft
246
Evidence as to Theft
247
CHAPTER XXXVI
248
The Property embezzled must be the Masters
251
311 Distinction between Embezzlement and other kinds of Theft
252
Evidence as to Embezzlement
254
CHAPTER XXXVII
255
CHAPTER XXXVIII
258
Robbing Places of WorshipBurglary
259
Entering Dwellinghouse with Intent
260
CHAPTER XXXIX
262
Stealing and concealing Valuable Securities
263
Thefts punishable with Penal Servitude for Life
264
ART PAGE 325 Thefts punishable with Penal Servitude for Fourteen Years
265
Thefts punishable with Penal Servitude for Seven Years
267
Theft punishable with Two Years Imprisonment
269
Sundry Offences resembling TheftPunished by various Terms of Imprisonment c
270
CHAPTER XL
275
Definition of False Pretence
276
Of Obtaining
278
Intent to defraud
280
Obtaining Credit c by False Pretences
281
Conspiracy to defraud or extort
282
Pretending to exercise Witchcraft
283
Servants feeding Horses c against Orders
284
Takiog Marks from Public Stores
285
CHAPTER XLI
286
Misappropriation under Power of Attorney
288
Clerks c assisting in procuring Advances
289
Frauds by Directors and Public Officers
290
Rule of Evidence
291
Fraudulent False Accounting
292
CHAPTER XLII
293
Receiving Property unlawfully obtained
294
FORGERY IN GENERAL
296
361 Forgeries punishable with Seven Years Penal Servitude
309
TradeMarks defined
315
CHAPTER XLVI
322
375a Making or Selling Medals resembling Coin
328
Arson c Fourteen Years Penal Servitude
335
Making and Possessing Gunpowder for certain Purposes
341
CHAPTER XLVIII
347
CHAPTER XLIX
353
Breaches of Employers Duty to SeamenLeaving Seamen
360
Burning Ships of War c FelonyDeath
376
360
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Page 70 - Builds or agrees to build, or causes to be built, any ship with intent or knowledge, or having reasonable cause to believe that the same shall or will be employed in the military or naval service of any foreign state at war with any friendly state...
Page 358 - 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.
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