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COLLECTION OF STATUTES

CONNECTED WITH THE

General Administration of the Law;

ARRANGED ACCORDING TO THE ORDER OF SUBJECTS :

WITH NOTES,

BY SIR WILLIAM DAVID EVANS, KNT.

· LATE RECORDER OF BOMBAY.

The Third Edition, corrected;
COLLATED WITH THE ORIGINAL STATUTES,

AND BROUGHT DOWN TO 10 GEO. IV.

BY ANTHONY HAMMOND, Esq.

OF THE INNER TEMPLE;

AND CONTINUED FROM THAT PERIOD TO THE 5 & 6 WILL. IV. INCLUSIVE,

BY THOMAS COLPITTS GRANGER, Esq.

OF THE INNER TEMPLE, BARRISTER AT LAW.

IN TEN VOLUMES.

VOL. III.

LONDON :
THOMAS BLENKARN, 19, CHANCERY LANE;
EDWARD LUMLEY, 56, CHANCERY LANE; AND
W. H. BOND, 8, BELL YARD, TEMPLE BAR.

1836.

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CONTENTS

P A Ꭱ Ꭲ IV.

Of Courts and Civil Proceedings.

CLASS I.

General Courts of Common Law, Court Houses, Judges. ,

[ No. I. ] MAGNA CHARTA.-9 Henry III. c. 11.-Common Pleas shall not follow

the King's Court ........

.......... p. 1

[ No. II. ) 3 Edward I. (1 Westminster) c. 46.-One Plea shall be decided by the

Justices before another commenced ................................... 2

[ No. III.] 6 Edward I. (Gloucester) c. 8.-No Suit for Goods in the King's

Courts under forty shillings, Attorneys may be made where an Appeal lieth not.

The defendant being essoigned shall bring in his Warrant ............... 10.

[ No. IV. ] 13 Edward I. st. 1. c. 30.-The Anthority of Justices of Nisi Prius.

Adjournment of Suits. Certain Writs that be determinable in their proper

Counties. A Jury may give their Verdict at large. None but which were sum-

moned shall be put in Assises or Juries ................................ 10.

[ No. V. ] 27 Edward I. st. 1. c. 4.-Nisi Prius shall be granted before one of the

Justices of the Court where the suit is commenced ...................... 4

[ No. V. a. ] 28 Edward I. st. 3. c. 4.-Common Pleas shall not be bolden in the
Excliequer .................................

........... ib.

[ No. VI. ] 28 Edward 1. st. 3. c. 5.-The Chancellor and the Justices of the

King's Bench shall follow the King ................................... 10.

[ No. VII.] 12 Edward II. st. 1. c. 3.-Inquests and Juries touching Plea of Land

shall be taken by Nisi Prius .......................................... ib.

[ No. VIII. ] 12 Edward II. st. 1. C. 4.—Justices of Nisi Prius shall record Non-

suits, Defaults, &c. ..............................

[ No. IX. ] 2 Edward III. c. 2.-In what Cases only Pardon of Felony shall be

granted. Who shall be Justices of Assize, &c. ...

............. ib.

[ No. X. ] 2 Edward III. c. 11.-The Common Bench shall not be removed with-

ont Warning by Adjournment ........................................ 6

[ No. XI. ] 4 Edward III. c. 2.-The Authority of Justices of Assise, Gaol-deli-

very, and of the Peace ......

............ ib.

No. XII. 9 Edward III. st. 1. c. 5.-Which Justices shall send their Records

and Process determined in the Exchequer .....

[ No. XIII. ) 14 Edward III. st. 1. c. 16.–Before what Persons Nisi Prius may

be granted ......................................................... 10.

[ No. XIV. ] The Oath of the Justices, being made Anno 18 Edw. III. st. 4. and

Apno Dom. 1344 .................................................... 7

[ No. XV.) 20 Edward III. c. 1.-The Justices of both Benches, Assise, &c.

shall do Right to all Men, take no Fee but of the King, nor give Counsel where

the King is Party .............

................. 8

[ No. XVI.] 20 Edward III. c. 2.--Barons of the Exchequer shall do Right to all

Men without Delay .................

....................... 9

[ No. XVII.) 20 Edward III. c. 3.–Justices of Gaol-delivery, &c. and their

associates, shall take an Oath ........

...... ib.

[ No. XVIII. ] 8 Richard II. c. 2.-No Man of Law shall be Justice of Assise,

or Gaol-delivery in his owu Country ...........

VOL. III.

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