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Title (1851) Acts Resolutions and Memorials Passed by the First Annual and Special Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1851
Subject Law; Legislation--Utah
Description (1851) Session law from the first legislature of the Utah territory. Organizes government, reenacts laws of Deseret
Publisher By authority of the Legislative Assembly, Great Salt Lake City
Date 1852
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, S.J. Quinney College of Law. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0730.
Source Physical Dimensions 15 cm x 23.5cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor; Jan Robertson
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ARK ark:/87278/s60v8dhv
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2012-06-05
ID 716954
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60v8dhv

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Title Justices of the Peace_page 51
Description ant does not reside in the Territory nor County, suit may*. be commenced in any place in this Territory, wherever he may be found. Sec. 14. The parties in any action before a Justice ofPort,- _ fn mMn the Peace shall combine all their demands, which are of abme ail their nature to be consolidated! in one action, or defence; and^™^edm.orfor~ X a failure so to do shall forfeit the right'of any remedy at law for their recovery ; and the defendant may at any How proceed; time pay the demand against him, and cost, thus far ac-fogs ™ycea** -crued, either to the Justice or. officer having the process, whereupon proceedings shail cease. Sec. 15. Before any party before a Justice is entitled to a jury, the party demanding the jury shall deposit theFees of the jU-fees, to which they will be entitled ; and the same shall bery. included in the judgment as part of the costs to be received if adjudged against the party who did not advance tijiem. Sec. 16. All records, dockets and papers pertaining to t^ the office of any Justice of the Peace, must be..„trans-J^SdV/Sbc. raiited to his successor in office ; and such successor may issue execution, and act in any case so transmitted, the same as if the case had been commenced before him ; and in case of any disability or necessary absence of the Justice, at the time fixed for trial or proceeding, any other Justice of the Precinct may at his request, attend and transactBusinees may. tfie business for him without any transfer of the businii|ss&c.trails *"* ' to another office. Sec. 17. The Justice may in writing, depute any dis - justice mny ap- ; cjeet person to act as Constable, when no Constable is atP^nJoa^t nPer hand, and the nature of the business shall require imme-constable when diate attention. necessary. Sec. 18, Any Justice of the Peace may officiate asJusticemay act t i <k. • i i tii • • xas coroner. coronor when occasion may require, by holding inquest upon the bodies of such persons as may be found dead, or may have died suddenly, or by violence, or in any manner that may create suspicion of crime; it shall be his duty to take in writing the evidences that may be adduced in such cases, also his own decision thereon, the aames of several persons present at the investigation, and file the same in the clerk of Probate's office; and he
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Source Original Book: Laws and Ordinances of the State of Deseret (Utah) Compilation 1851
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2005-11-08
ID 716745
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60v8dhv/716745