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Declaration of libel or slander, 131.
Estate by purchase, 591.
Exchange, Bill of, forging engraving of, how punish-
Execution, how stayed in case of appeal from De-
cree of Chancery, 80.
admit of, 143.
Executor (See also WILL).
may bring and defend actions before Supreme
- may distrain for rent in arrears, 91,
Exemption from Duty, Schedule of articles entitled
Explosive substances, punishment for sending with
felonious intent, 309.
Extortion, attempt at, by letters threatening to
accuse of infamous crime, 214, 216, 233,
by officers of Court, 214.
by means of threatened libel, 598.
descent by devise, till claims of creditors
Fact, Questions of, may be raised without pleading,
False pretences, obtaining goods by, how punished,
Felo de se, burial of persons on whom verdict of,
has passed, 261.
Finding, special, may be ordered without amending
Fines (See Money--penalties).
Firing wood, timber, &c., penalties for, 343.
Forgery, Acts relating to, 234.237, 247.
- of bail, how punishable, 236.
description of instrument need only be ap-
Friendly Societies, Acts regulating, 62-68.
Frontage lots, provisions respecting improvement
Gambling, regulations respecting, 352.
Goods, general regulations as to landing and clear-
ance of, 461.
Ad valorem duty on, when and how levi.
Credit for duties on, extended to six months
if exceeding £20, 463.
Drawback of 90 per cent, on imported goods
exported in same packages, 464.
Entry of, invalid, if improperly described,
must be entered within twenty days, or
lodged in Queen's warehouse, 465.
seized or forfeited, regulations as to, 468-
Grand Cay, limits of, how defined, 395.
| Grand Turk, limits of, how defined, 396.
Hawking goods, regulations respecting, 361,
License for, 482.
Health of Towns, enactments respecting, 372-377. Jury panel, mode of drawing, 177.
- Special, regulations regarding, 178, 179.
verdict of, not required to be unanimous,
save in capital cases, 182.
- if not returned in twelve hours, jury
to be discharged, 185.
protected against vexatious actions, 290,
offenders cognizable by Supreme Court,
Juvenile offenders, mode of trial and punishment,
Land (See also EJECTMENT and REAL ESTATE)."
Occupation of, without title, summary remedy
against, provided, 273-277.
Process on, in satisfaction of judgment in
Petty Debt Court, how levied, 195.
Amended Titles to, 393-401,
Larceny, laws relating to, 215-234.
Grand and petit, distinction between, aboli-
tion of, 215.
- Appeal allowed, 230.
questions of, may be stated for special opinion
of counsel without pleading, 130.
Agreement may be made on such special case
for payınent of money and costs, 130.
- - so made, entitles to judgment and
execution, unless stayed in error, 130.
Laws, reprint of, with index, authorized, 539-541.
Legislature (See COUNCIL).
Libel, declaration of action for, what to contain,
Apology admissible in evidence, in mitiga-
tion of damages, 597.
by newspaper, what plea admissible and how
Threatening to publish, or abstaining from
publishing, in order to extort money, how
- Defendant in action for, entitled to costs on
Lighthouse, general regulations respecting, 519-
-- duty, how leviable, 492.
Exemption from, 491.
thority of President; to be confined till
friends take charge of them, 340.
Mail Steamer Act, 484.
No exemption from, in action of £5 and un annexed, 200-208, 211-213, 220-221.
Man-traps, spring-guns, &c., prohibition against
use of, 564.
Manslaughter, how punished, 197.
Dissenter may solemnize, 420.
Certain de facto marriages declared valid,
tances constituired by, 87,
Marriage must be solemnized within three months of Ordinary, Court of, office vested in Judge of
Supreme Court, 81.
January, 1853, declared valid, 430. - Costs, by whom regulated, 81.
Ordinary rules as drawn up by Judge, must be
confirmed by Legislative Council, 81.
Ownership, when necessary to prove in criminal
cases, name of one owner shall suffice, 238,
Pardon, free or conditional in certain cases, 232,
Parishes, division of, how regulated, 431.
in whom vested, and for what public pur.
Passengers arriving from seaward, must have their
names reported by captain, 339.
= not having visible means of subsistence, must
be deported, 340.
Payment into Court, under judge's order when
- not allowed in certain specified cases,
Pension and Superannuation Fund, enactment re-
Perjury, what constitutes, 103.
Order for prosecution before Superior Court,
- Suboination of, how charged, 251.
Person, offences against, 197-200, 208-214, 233-
Personation of bail, 236.
- of ownership of shares, money, &c., penalty
Peseta (See CURRENCY).
Petty Debt Court, procedure in, 188-195.
- Defendant, 192.
Appeal from summary convictions in, pro-
vided for, 195, 289.
Extortion by officers of, how punished, 194.
Insulting judge or officers of, penalty for,
Judgment in, time to be fixed by judge for
satisfaction of, 189.
Landed property, process on for judgment in,
may take cognizance of trespass or trover
when costs do not exceed £5, 190.
- No exemption from jurisdiction for any one,
| Petty Sessions, how formed, 266.
| Piracy, statutes relating to, 196, 595-596.
- Act extending to colony jurisdiction over,
wherever committed, 244.
- Exceptions to foregoing, 245.
Trial for, murder, or manslaughter on high
seas, may be had in colony, 245.
Plantation lots, prices of, 395.
Successive, form of commencement of, 132-
Plea of plaintiff, bow traversed by defen lant, 134. Real estate, contingent interests in, alienable by
deed, if entail sared, 601.
surrenders, or assignments, to be by deed,
Freehold in, may be made by grant if proper
stamps affixed, 600.
How levied on, in petty debt process, 195..
Limitation of actions relating to, 580-590.
not by descent by devise, shall not be subject
to dower, till creditors are satistied, lus.
Right of action to recover, not barted by any
length of adverse possession, pending dara-
tion of concealed fraud, 586.
Suit in Equity to recover, cannot be brougat
at law might have been brought, 505. .
When levied on in a civil suit, three months
notice to be given, 106.
Receivers of stolen goods, how punishable, 225, 227.
Record may be amended in certain cases, 57, 158,
Registrar of shipping, fees and duties of, 459.
Release (sole), substituted for lease and release,
Resistance by third parties to officers in discharge of
proceedings before Supreme Court, 253. Reviror, proceedings in, 139.
deported at discretion, 340.
Rules to expedite business of Supreme Court must
be confirmed by Legislative Council, 121.
Sacrilege, how punished, 216.
| Salaries of public officers of colony, 495.
- officials', enactments fixing, 546-550.
Salt, export duty on, 492.
Salvage (See WRECKING).
Sanitary (See HEALTH OF Towns).
Sea, protection against ravages of, 555.
Seamen, enactments respecting, 497-505.
Limitation of amount of debt summarily re-
coverable against, 507.
Search warrants for recorery of property may be
issued by judge, 108.
Secret burial of child, how punishable, 197.
judge's order, 107.
22nd August, 1848, 1-4.
Sessions, Petty, how to be formed, 266.
Trust, breach of, by agent, how punished, 223.
until Revenue officer has boarded and re-
Underwriters, destruction of ship with intent to de-
Unlawful cutting of timber (See TIMBER).
Vendue Tax, 480, 481.
not constitute contract to be responsible, 83.
Veto on all laws and enactinents vested in Governor
of Jamaica, 13.
Volunteer Rifle Corps (See also MILITIA), 377-
Voters, white, qualification of, 8, 53.
— Registry of, regulations respecting, 52-56.
Walls and fences must be kept in repair by free-
- Penalty for refusal to repair, 417.
Warrants, search, may be issued by judge, 108.
Way, right of, after what period indefeasible, 578.
Weights and measures, Ordinances respecting, 443,
Wharfage and storage, Ordinances respecting rates
Certain exceptions, 73.
Probate of, to be registered, 404.
in United States, 402.
and retail of. 344-361.
Witness, declaration may be substituted for oath
in cases of Quakers and Moravians, 565.
- if interested in snit, evidence admissible un-
if plaintiff or defendant in other suits, evi-
dence to be indorsed on record, 89.
not incapacitated to give evidence by crime or
interest, 94, 118.
not compelled to criminate themselves, 119.
Commission may issue to examine, when
abroad, 92, 102
Deposition of, not to be read uuless unable
to attend, 93.
may be tried in Petty Debt Court, 190. 1 - Penalty for disobeying summons by Justice
Wrecked propty, duty on, 493.