To fix, regulate and establish the fees to be charged and received by
constables in this Commonwealth.
Section 1. Iłe it enacted, &c., That from and after
the passage of this act the fees to be charged and re-
ceived by constables in this Commonwealth shall be
For executing a warrant on behalf of the Common-
wealth, for each defendant one dollar.
I'or conveying defendants, except vagrants, to jail
on mittimus or warrant, for first defendant one dollar,
and for each additional defendant fifty cents, and in ad-
dition thereto the actual cost of transportation of such
defendant or defendants.
For arresting persons guilty of a breach of the peace,
riotous or disorderly conduct, drunkenness; or who
may be engaged in the commission of any unlawful act
tending to imperil the personal security or endanger
the property of the citizens; or violating any ordinance
of any borough, for the violation of which a fine or
penalty is imposed; or offending, or suspected of of
fending, against the laws of this Commonwealth pro-
tecting timberlands; or the violation of any other law
of this Commonwealth authorizing arrest by constable
without process, and bringing such offender before a
justice of the peace, for each defendant seventy-five
cents; and for every act in or about the arrest or com-
mitment of vagrants, seventy-five cents for each va-
grant so arrested, or arrested and committed, and mile.
age as hereinafter provided.
For levying a fine or forfeiture on a warrant, fifty
Fees to be charged by constables.