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cuting thereof to go or travel from his usual

place of abode. 6. And the said 6. And the said covenantor doth hereby, (covenantor) cove- for himself, his heirs, executors, and admininants with the said strators, covenant, promise, and agree with (covenantee) that he and to the said covenantee, his heirs and will produce the assigns, that the said covenantor and his heirs title deeds enume- shall and will, unless prevented by fire or rated hereunder, and other inevitable accident, from time to time allow copies to be and at all times hereafter, at the request, costs, made of them, at the and charges of the said covenantee, his heirs expense of the said or assigns, or his or their attorney, solicitor, (covenantee). agent, or counsel, at any trial or hearing in

any action or suit at law, or in equity, or other judicature, or otherwise, as occasion shall require, produce all and every or any deed, instrument, or writing hereunder written, for the manifestation, defence, and support of the estate, title, and possession of the said covenantee, his heirs or assigns, in or to the said lands and premises hereby conveyed, or intended so to be, and, at the like request, costs, and charges, shall and will make and deliver, or cause to be made and delivered, true and attested or other copies or abstracts of the same deeds, instruments, and writings respectively, or any of them, and shall and will permit and suffer such copies and abstracts to be examined and compared with the said original deeds by the said covenantee, his heirs and assigus, or such person as he or they shall for that purpose direct and ap

point. 7. And the said 7. And the said covenantor, for himself, (covenantor) cove- his heirs, executors, and administrators, doth nants with the said hereby covenant, promise, and agree with and (covenantee) that he to the said covenantee, his heirs and assigns, has done no act to that he hath not at any time heretofore made, incumber the said done, committed, executed, or wilfully or lands.

knowingly suffered, any act, deed, matter, or thing whatsoever whereby or by means whereof the said lands and premises hereby conveyed, or intended so to be, or any part or parcel thereof, are, is, or shall or may be in anywise impeached, charged, affected, or incumbered in title, estate, or otherwise howso

ever. 8. And the said 8. And the said releasor had remised, re(releasor) releases to leased, and for ever quitted claim, and by the said (releasee) these presents doth remise, release, and for all his claims upon ever quit claim, unto the said releasee, his the said lands. heirs and assigns, all and all manner of right,

title, interest, claim, and demand whatsoever,

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both at law and in equity, into and out of the
said lands and premises hereby granted, or
intended so to be, and every part and parcel
thereof, so as that neither he, nor his heirs,
executors, administrators, or assigns, shall,
nor may at any time hereafter, have, claim,
pretend to, challenge, or demand the said
lands and premises, or any part thereof, in
any manner howsoever ; but the said releasee,
his heirs and assigns, and the same lands and
premises, shall from henceforth for ever here-
after be exonerated and discharged of and
from all claims and demands whatsoever,
which the said releasor might or could have
upon him in respect of the said lands or upon
the said lands.

No. 17.-9 & 10 Vic. ch. 62. An Act to Abolish Deodands. No. 17. (18th Aug. 1846.)

Act 9 & 10 V.

c. 62. W HEREAS the law respecting the forfeiture of chattels which

V have moved to or caused the death of man, and respecting deodands, is unreasonable and inconvenient; Be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, That from Deodands and and after the First day of September, One thousand eight hundred forfeiture of

chattels moving and forty-six, there shall be no forfeiture of any chattel for or in respect of the same having moved to or caused the death of man; death abolished and no coroner's jury sworn to inquire, upon the sight of any dead from and after body, how the deceased came by his death, shall find any for- 1st Sept., 1846. feiture of any chattel which may have moved to or caused the death of the deceased, or any deodand whatsoever; and it shall not be necessary in any indictment or inquisition for homicide to allege the value of the instrument which caused the death of the deceased, or to allege that the same was of no value.

to or ca

No. 18.-9 & 10 Vic.ch. 93. An Act for Compensating the Families No. 18. of Persons Killed by Accidents. (26th Aug. 1846.) Act 9 & 10V.

c. 93. W HEREAS no action at law is now maintainable against a

W person who by his wrongful act, neglect, or default, may have caused the death of another person, and it is oftentimes right and expedient that the wrongdoer in such case should be answerable in damages for the injury so caused by him; Be it therefore An action to be enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the maintainable advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Com- og

person causing mons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority death through

any

No. 18. of the same, That whensoover the death of a person shall be cansal Act 9 & 10V. by wrongful act, neglect, or default, and the act, neglect, or default c. 93. is such as would (if death had not ensued) have entitled the party

- injured to maintain an action and recover damages in respect neglect, &c., notwithstanding thereor, men in

ding thereof, then and in every such case the person who would have the death of the been liable if death had not ensued, shall be liable to an action person injured. for damages, notwithstanding the death of the person injured, and

although the death shall have been caused under such circumstances

as amount in law to felony. Action to be for II. And be it enacted, That every such action shall be for the

benefit of the wife, husband, parent, and child of the person whise certain rela

death shall have been so caused, and shall be brought by and in tions, and shall 4 be brought liv the name of the executor or administrator of the person deceased : and in the name and in every such action the jury may give such damages as they of executor or may think proportionell to the injury resulting from such death to administrator

the parties respectively for whom and for whose benefit such action of the deceased.

shall be brought; and the amount so recovered, after deducting the costs not recovered from the defendant, shall be divided amongst the before-mentioned parties in such shares as the jury by their

verdict shall find and direct. Only one action III. Provided always, and be it enacted, That not more than one shall lie, and to

action shall lie for and in respect of the same subject matter of be commenced within twelve

complaint; and that every such action shall be commenced within months.

twelve calendar months after the death of such deceased person. Plaintiff to IV. And be it enacted, That in every such action the plaintiff deliver a full

on the record shall be required, together with the declaration, to particular of

deliver to the defendant or his attorney a full particular of the the person for whom such

person or persons for whom and on whose behalf such action shall damages shall be brought, and of the nature of the claim in respect of which be claimed. damages shall be sought to be recovered. Construction

V. And be it enacted, That the following words and expressions of Act.

are intended to have the meanings hereby assigned to them respectively, so far as such meanings are not excluded by the context or by the nature of the subject matter: that is to say, words denoting the singular number are to be understood to apply also to a plurality of persons or things; and words denoting the masculine gender are to be understood to apply also to persons of the feminine gender ; and the word “ person” shall apply to bodies politic and corporate ; and the word “ parent” shall include father and mother, and grandfather and grandmother, and stepfather and stepmother; and the word “child ” shall include son and daughter,

and grandson and granddaughter, and stepson and stepdaughter. Act to take VI. And be it enacted, That this Act shall come into operation effect after from and immediately after the passing thereof, and that nothing passing, and

therein contained shall apply to that part of the United Kingdom not to apply to Scotland.

called Scotland. Act may be VII. And be it enacted, That this Act may be amended or ainended, &c. repealed by any Act to be passed in this session of Parliament.

INDE X.

Alien, right to jury de medietate lingua, 181.
ABDUCTION of female under 16 years of age, how Alienation of real estate by husband and wife, valid
punished, 253.

with certain conditions and penalties, 401,
- for lucre, how punished, 253.

410.
A bortion, attempt to procure, how punishable, 209, | Amendment
252.

Civil Court.
Absence of certain public officers, how provided for, - of Record allowed in certain cases, at discre-
109, 174,

tion of Court, 87, 158.
- of defendant, how service of writ effected in in Actions for Ejectment, at discretion of
case of, 99.

Court, when objections rest upon forms
Accessaries to murder before the fact, how punish only, 157.
able, 238.

Inadvertent mistake in writ may be amended
-- after the fact, 197, 237.

without costs, 124.
- punishable, when principal not attainted, Irregularity in Writ may be amended on pay-
238, 255.

ment of costs, 124.
- several may be charged in the same informa Rejoinder of Defendant may be amended be-
tion, 249.

fore trial, 128.
Accidental homicide, not punishable, 197.

_ Plaintiff, plea in abatement for, may be
Action, proceedings on, in Supreme Court, Civil amended, 128.
side, 83-174, 190.

- Proceedings in, 128.
- in Petty Debt Court, 188-195.

Criminal Court.
- Debt in specialties, limitation of action for 85. — Dilatory Pleas may be amended, 240.
Ejectment, proceedings in, 146-157.

- Verdict after amendment of Record shall be of
- Forms at various stages in action of, full force, 247.
164-167.

Appeal from Court of Chancery, Right of, to Privy
- Joinder of claiins not to apply to ac-

Council of Great Britain, 80.
tions in, 129.

- Summary convictions, how and to whom
Executors may bring or defend, 85.

made, 289,
Mixed, upon real estate, abolished, 588. - Superior Courts to Privy Council, 82.
Replevin, joinder of claims not to apply in Stays execution, 82.
actions of, 129.

Appearance, default of, by Defendant, judgment in
Trespass, action for, not exceeding £5, may consequence of, 101.
be taken cognizance of by Petty Debt -- must be indorsed on Writ, 125.
Court, 190.

– to writ may be entered any time before judg.
- Trover, 190.

ment, 126.
Adverse claims, relief against, for parties having Apprentices, laws referring to, 264.
no interest, 95.

Arbitration once agreed to, submission not revocable
-- Decision of Court final, 95.

at will, 91.
Advertising Rewards for stolen property, how - Reference to, has same effect as verdict of
punishable, 226.

jury, 104.
Advowson, right of recovery of, limited, 587. Arbitrator may administer onth, or take affii ma-
- barred absolute after 100 years, 588.

tion, 92, 119.
Affirmation, false, punishable as perjury, 92. Arrearage of Rent may be distrained for by Exe-
Agent, breach of trust or embezzlement by, how

cution, 91.
punishable, 223, 224.

Arrest on Capias, how discharged, 100.
Agreement to pay a sum in result of trial of issue, - of Judgment, 142.
may be enforced by judgment and execution, of Electors prohibited for forty-eight hours

before and after election, 42.
Alien may hold land on lease, not to exceed 21 years, Arson, penalty for, 212.
with power of renewal, 398.

| Assanlt (and Battery), summary convictions for,
- Naturalization of, enactments respecting, 60- 198, 199.
62.
T w ith intent to commit felony, 198, 252,

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Assembly, members of, qualification for, 42. Common Law of England extended to Taris ad
- Must make fresh declaration of qualifi-

Caicos Islands, 16.
cation each session, 50.

Compensation to families for members killed by a
- When qualification questioned, how pro-

cident, 607.
ceeded with, 51

Action must be commenced within a gre
Qualitication oath, 43.

period, 608.
- State oath to be taken by, 42.

- not more than one in respect of size
Attainder not to bar indietment, unless for same person, 608.
offence, 241.

Concealment of birth, how punishable, 197.
Attempted crime, conviction for, may be had on in Constable, duties of, 267.

formation imputing actual commission, 246, - Local, 365.
257.

- Special, 365.
Attorneys, in Civil Courts, who recognizable as, 111. Stipendiary, 365,
Auction, sales by, regulations respecting, 479-482. Contract of service, definition of, 267.
Averment, fictitious or needless, not allowed to be - Before Supreme Court, what constitatas, 83.
pleaded, 130.

Law relating to, 268-273.
Conviction, previous, not to be adduced in esistore

unless plea of character be set up, 5-3.
Bahama Acts, extended by Separation Act of 22nd

may be stated, after con viction for at
March, 1848, 28-36.

sequent felony, 593.
Currency (See CURRENCY).

affects punishment, 242.
Bail, forging recognizances of, how punishable, 236.

- how to be inquired into, 253.
Balfour town, limits of defined, 396.

Summary, appeal from, how regulated, 289-
Bankruptcy, effect of, on action, 142.

290.
Bank, public, ordinance establishing, 527-532. Copyright Act, 486.
Bigamy, punishment of, 197.

Coroner, duties of, 238, 259-262.
- Exception, when not heard of in any way Corporation Sole (v. ECCLESIASTICAL, ELEENO-
during seven vears, 198.

SYNARY).
Birth, concealinent of, how punishable, 197.

| Council, Orders in, of 11th August, 1813, denan
Registration of, imperative.

limits of colony, 5-11.
Breach of Police regulations specified, 366.

Legislative, modes of election of elective
Bribery at Elections, regulations to prevent, 41.

members, 3.
penalty for, 41.

Re-appointment of electire members of, 55.
Burglary defined, 216.

Disorderly conduct in, how punishable, 37.
-- how punished, 216, 232.

Counterfeit Coin, penalty for passing, 253.
Burial, secret, of child, how punishable, 197.

- Bail, 236.
| Coverture, right of, how protected in Law, 89.

Creditor, decree of Chancery awarding payment to
Capital offences (See Person, offences against).

places on footing of Judgment Crediitor, 147,
Catholic (See ROMAN CATHOLIC).

Criminal procedure in Superior Court, code of, 23
Cattle Act and Amendments, 353-358.

257.
Census, enactment respecting taking of the, 555. Cruelty to animals, enactments defining per alties
Challenge, right of, in criminal cases, limited in

for, 358-361.
cases of treason, felony, and piracy, 241.

Currency, Sterling money declared money of a
Chancery and Ordinary, Courts of, general pro-

count, 532.
cedure in, 80-82.

Peseta, declaration of reduced value of, 533.
- Execution, how stayed in case of appeal, 80.

Relative proportions of Bahama coios, sta.
- Ordinance of 19th June, 1849, constituting ling and silver dollars, 533.
Court, 80.

Cutting and wounding, penalty for, 252.
Powers defined, 80.
Right of appeal to Privy Council, 80.

D.
Rules made by Court must be confirmed by | Death, sentence of, execution of, must await if-
Legislative Council, 82.

structions from Governor of Jamaica, 108.
Decree of, awarding payment to any person, - may be commuted, and sentence only
shall entitle him to recover as judgment

recorded, 563.
creditor, 107.

How affects suit, 140, 141.
Charter, text of the, 11.

When not to be inflicted on felons, 241.
Clergy, enactments defining duties of, 431-437.

of President how provided for, 14.
Passages to Colony, provided for, 433. | Debt, Bahama, portion to be defrayed by Turts
Clerk, theft or embezzlement by, how punishable,

Islands, 3.
223.

Promise to pay is invalid if contracted dur-
Civil proceedings in Supreme Court, 83-174.

ing minority, 83.
Combinations of workmen, enactments regulating, | Declaration in Civil Suit must be filed by Defend-
and limiting rights of, 268-273.

ant within ten days after appearance, 101.
- Form of conviction and commitment relating - must be filed against Plaintiff withia
to, 272.

one year after service of summons, 131.
- commitment, when member of, Jefuses Traverse of, of Defendant, by Plaintiff, may
to appear as witness, 272.

be either general or separate, 134.

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