The modern justice containing the business of a justice of peace, in all its parts. As an Abridgment of the Common Law, and of all the Acts of Parliament relating to Justices of Peace, Constables, and other Parish Officers under them, compleat down to this Time; and some Special Law-Cases to illustrate the same. With great Variety of the most Authentick Precedents of Precepts, Summons, Warrants, Examinations, Commitments, Indictments, &c. regularly Interspersed, fitting all Occasions for putting of the Laws in Force. Also the Chairman's Charge in the Quarter-Sessions; Proceedings in Trying of Criminals, Motions and Trials of Causes relating to Settlements, &c. And the particular Power of Mayers, given by Statute, with Precedents of Warrants, &c. in all Cases. To which are added, A concise Account of the Constitution and Government of a considerable Workhouse for employing of the Poor within the City of Bristol. An Alphabetical Table shewing what Acts of Parliament do concern the Business of a Justice. And a compleat Table to the whole. The third edition, corrected, improv'd, and continued to this present year, 1720. By Giles Jacob, Gent

Main Author: Jacob, Giles
Format: eBook
Published: [London] In the Savoy: printed by Eliz. Nutt and R. Gosling, (assigns of Edw. Sayer, Esq;) for B. Lintot at the Cross-Keys in Fleetstreet 1720, MDCCXX. [1720]
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T136996. - Reproduction of original from British Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([8],502,[42]p) 8°