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Title (1866) Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Subject Law
Description (1866) The Fifteenth Legislature, 1865, passed an act to print the laws as prepared and reported by the Joint Committee on Revision and Compilation, including laws of the current session. No 1865 session law was printed because these acts were incorporated into the 1866 compilation.
Publisher Legislative Assemblye of the State of Utah
Date 1866
Type Text
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Identifier KFU30 1866 .A193
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
Source Physical Dimensions 15 cm x 23.5cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor
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Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2006-01-25
ID 717212
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b

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Title Chapter 22_page_053
Description LAWS OF UTAH. 53 TITLE III. Offenses against Chastity, Morality, and Decency. Sec. 31.-Every person who commits the crime of adultry, shall be punished by imprisonment not exceeding twenty years, and not less than three years, or by fine not exceeding one thousand dollars, and not less than three hundred dollars; or by both fine and imprisonment at the discretion of the court. And when the crime is committed between parties, any one of whom is married, both are guilty ©f adultry, and shall be punished accordingly. No prosecution for adultry can be commenced but on the complaint of the husband or wife. Sec. 32.-If any man or woman, not being married to each other, lewdly and laciviously associate, and cohabit together; or if any man or woman, married or unmarried, is guilty of open and gross lewdness, and designedly make any open and indecent or obscene exposure of his or her person, or of the person of another, every such person so offending shall be punished by imprisonment not exceeding ten years, and not less than six months, and fined not more than one thousand dollars, and not less than one hundred dollars, or both, at the discretion of the court. Sec. 33.-If any person keep a house of ill fame, resorted to for the purpose of prostitution or lewdness, he shall be punished by imprisonment not exceeding ten years, and not less than one year, or by fine not exceeding five hundred dollars, or both fine and imprisonment. And any person who, after being once convicted of such offence, is again convicted of the like offence shall be punished not more than double the above specified penalties. Sec. 34.-If any person inveigle, or entice any female, before reputed virtuous, to a house of ill fame or knowingly conceal, aid, or abet in concealing such female so deluded or enticed, for the purpose of prostitution or lewdness, he shall be punished by imprisonment not more than fifteen years, nor less than five years. % Sec. 35.-If any person, without lawful authority, wilfully dig up, disinter, remove, or carry any human body, or the remains thereof, from its place of. interment, or aid or assist in so doing; or wilfully receive, conceal or dispose of any such human body, or tbe remains thereof; or if any person wilfully and unnecessarily, and in an improper manner, indecently expose those remains, or abandon any human body, or the remains thereof, in any public place, or in any river, stream, pond, or other place, every such offender shall be punished by imprisonment not exceeding one year, or by fine not exceeding one thousand dollars, or by both fine and imprisonment, at the discretion of the court. Sec. 36.-If any person torture or cruelly beat any horse, ox, or other beast, whether belonging to himself or another, he shall be punished by fine not more than one hundred dollars. Sec. 37.-If any person import, print, publish, sell or distribute any book, pamphlet, ballad, or any printed paper containing obscene language, or obscene prints, pictures or descriptions manifestly tending to corrupt the morals of youth, or introduce into any family, school or place of education, or buy, procure, receive, or have in his possession any such book, pamphlet, ballad, printed paper, picture, or description, either for the purpose of loan, sale, exhibition, or circulation, or with intent to introduce the same into any family, school, or place of education, he shall be punished by a fine not exceeding four hundred dollars. Sec. 38.-If any person keep a house, shop, or place resorted to for the purpose of gambling, or permit or suffer any person in any house, shop, or other place, under his control, or care, to play at cards, dice, faro, roulette, or other game for money or other things, such offender shall be fined not more than eight hundred dollars, or imprisoned not exceeding one year, or both, at the discretion of the court. In a prosecution under this section, any person who has the charge of or attends to any such house, shop, or place, may be deemed the keeper thereof. Sec. 39.-If any person play at any game for any sum of money or other property of any value, or make any bet a wager for money or other property of value, he shall be punished by fine not exceeding three hundred dollars, or by imprisonment not exceeding six months. Sec. 40.-All promises, agreements, notes, bills, bonds, or other contracts, mortgages, or other securities, when the whole or any part of the consideration thereof is for money or other valuable thing won or lost, laid stakes, or bet at or upon any game of an;/ kind, or on any wager, are absolutely void and of no effect. Sec. 41.-If any person TITLE IV. Ofi"jnses against Property. boat or vessel of another rson wilfully and maliciously burn tbe inhabited building, ¦; oV wilfully and maliciously sftfire to any other building,
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Source Original Book: Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2005-11-15
ID 717014
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b/717014