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The Constable's Sure Guide [electronic resource]: Or, Every Constable His Own Lawyer. Containing All the Law Now in Force Concerning the Business and Duty of That Officer; Including All the Acts of Parliament, and Adjudged Cases in the Different Law Courts, Respecting the Office of Constable. Viz. 1. Who Are, and Who Are Not Liable to Serve the Office of Constable, and What Is the Punishment for Those Who Are Eligible and Refuse to Serve. 2. How and When Chosen, Appointed, Sworn, and Removed. 3. How Far a Constable's Power and Authority Extends Without a Warrant. 4. His Power and Duty Particularly Explained in Executing Warrants. 5. How Far a Constable Is Favoured and Protected in His Office, or Liable to Be Punished for Neglect of Duty. 6. Concerning His Expences, Account, and Removal From His Office. 7. Concerning His Accompt and Removal. 8. The Whole Law Concerning Constables, in the City of London in Particular. 9. Also the Laws Respecting Constables in the City and Liberty of Westminster. 10. The Act of Parliament for Billeting and Quartering Soldiers. 11. The Act of Parliament Passed for Impresting Soldiers and Seamen. Together With Variety of Other Articles Concerning the Duty of a Constable; The Whole Containing Such Ample Instructions That, If Attended to, He Cannot Incur Any Penalty or Censure in the Execution of His Troublesome and Perilous Office; The Constable Being Chosen and Removed Annually, It Is Not to Be Supposed That He Can, in the Course of One Year, Obtain a Sufficient Knowledge of His Duty, Without Such a Monitor. A Work Also Necessary to Be Consulted by the Public in General, as a Check to Those Constables, Who, Either From Ignorance or Design, Exceed the Power They Are Invested With. To Which Is Now Added a Complete Index. The Second Edition, Corrected and Improved. By Charles Hallifax, Esq. Of Lincoln's-Inn

Hallifax, Charles
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
[London] : Printed for S. Bladon, in Paternoster-Row, 1791.
Language
English
Description
[6], 79, [1] p. ; 8⁰.
Notes
Reproduction of original from Harvard University Law Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
Cited in
English Short Title Catalog, N28116.
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