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W. Tait, 1845 - 431 páginas
 

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Página 398 - ... right, shall wilfully take out of the nest or destroy in the nest upon such land the eggs of any bird of game, or of any swan, wild duck, teal or widgeon, or shall knowingly have in his house, shop, possession, or...
Página 396 - Game thereon ; and no Person occupying any Land under any Lease or Agreement, either for Life or for Years, made previously to the passing of this Act, shall have the Right to kill or take the Game on such Land, except where the Right of killing the Game upon such Land has...
Página 108 - In thee alone, fair land of liberty ! Is bred the perfect hound, in scent and speed As yet unrivall'd, while in other climes Their virtue fails, a weak degenerate race.
Página 399 - Provided that nothing herein-before contained shall extend to any person angling between the beginning of the last hour before sunrise and the expiration of the first hour after sunset ; but whosoever shall by angling between the beginning of the last hour before sunrise...
Página 356 - The judge ought to be in a position where he can see the dogs leave the slips; and to decide by the colour of the dogs, to a person appointed for that purpose : his decision shall be final. IX. If, in running for prizes, the judge shall be of opinion that the course has not been of sufficient length to enable him to decide as to the...
Página 401 - ... the defendant may plead the general issue, and give this act and the special matter in evidence ; and no plaintiff shall recover in such action, if tender of sufficient amends shall have been made before such action brought, or if a sufficient sum of money shall have been paid into court after such action brought, by or on behalf of the defendant.
Página 401 - Act, be it enacted, that all actions and prosecutions to be commenced against any person for any thing done in pursuance of this Act shall be laid and tried in the county where the fact was committed, and shall be commenced within six calendar months after the fact committed, and not otherwise; and notice in writing of such action, and of the cause thereof, shall be given to the defendant one calendar month at least before the commencement of the action...
Página 399 - ... with hounds or greyhounds, and being in fresh pursuit of any deer, hare, or fox already started upon any other land, nor to any person...
Página 398 - Game, may be required to quit the Land, and to tell their Names, and Abodes ; and, in case of refusal, may be arrested, and, on Conviction before one Justice, shall be subject to a Penalty not exceeding Bl.
Página 404 - We have still the old action for trespass against one who goes on land, &c. after notice ; or even if the judge shall certify, on the back of the record, that the trespass was wilful and malicious.

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