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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
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Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor
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ARK ark:/87278/s6w37x2b
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 35_page_070
Description 70 LAWS OF UTAH. ¦ Sec. 9 -If, in summoning the persons named on said list or lists, said officer becomes aware that, from any cause beyond his control, there will be a failure by one or more of said persons to appear as required, he shall forthwith [repair to the aforesaid Clerk of the County Court, who shall with said officer proceeffto draw, as hereinbefore provided, until the required number of jurors can be procured; and said officer shall re-' turn said list or lists, and writ to said District Court at the time specified, and shall specify the persons summoned and the manner in which.each was summoned. Sec. 10.-When a District Court is to be held for a district, and the Judge thereof is reliably advised that ;the ends of justice will be materially promoted by so doing, said Judge may apportion the twenty-four grand jurors among two or more counties in his district. " " , Sec. 11.-After a grand jury is empanelled, sworn or affirmed and charged bjr the Court, said Court shall appoint one of their number to be their Foreman;. and said Foreman shall have power to swear or affirm all witnesses to testify before said grand jury; and shall, when the grand jury or any twelve of them have, upon to them good and sufficient evidence, found a bill of indictment, endorse thereon the words, to wit -"A True Bill," and officially sign his name to said endorsement, and also'note or cause to be noted on the bill of indictment the name or names of the witnesses upon whose evidence it was found. Sec. 12.-The Clerk of the District Court shall write upon separate tickets the names of the persons returned to serve as petit jurors, shall so fold said tickets that their names thereon do not appear, shall deposit them in a box or other safe place of deposit, and, when ordered by the Court, draw from said box or place twelve names; and the persons whose names are drawn shall constitute a petit jury, except such as are legally rejected; and, in case of such rejection, said Clerk shall continue to draw until said petit jury is complete; and if the number of the petit jurors returned to said Court shall be exhausted, then the proper officer shall, upon the order of the Judge, summon talismen from the body of the county to complete said panel. Sec. 13.-If during any term of a District Court, the number of jurors provided proves insufficient, the Clerk of said Court shall immediately issue a writ, directed to one of the officers before named as the persons to serve such writs, for the requisite number; and said officer shall at once proceed to procure them in the manner hereinbefore provided; and in case said writ exhausts the names already selected, the Clerk of the County Court of the proper county shall forthwith call a meeting of said Court, which shall immediately select, in the manner already specified, at least as many names as may at that time be deemed sufficient. Sec. 14.-A District Court is hereby empowered to sit at the county seat of any county within its district, to try cases arising in such county, whenever the County Court of said county shall make provision to defray the expenses of said District Court. Sec. 15.-If any person fails to appear as a grand or petit juror when lawfully summoned, or if a Marshal, or his Deputy, or any Clerk of the District or County Court, or any Sheriff", or his Deputy fails to fulfil the duties enjoined upon him in this act, without having a reasonable excuse, he shall be considered guilty of contempt, and may be fined for each offense, for the use of the county in which the defendant resides, in any sum not exceeding fifty dollars, unless, at or before the next term of said District Court, good cause be shown for such failure: Provided, that the oath or affirmation of any such delinquent shall at all times be received as competent evidence in his favour. Sec. 16.-It shall be the duty of the Clerk of a District Court, at the close of each term of said Court, to make out and give to each juror a certificate, certifying the number of days attendance of and amount of compensation due to said juror, which certificate, upon being presented to the County Court of the county from which said juror was summoned, shall entitle said juror to be allowed and paid by said county, the sum specified in said certificate, as other demands against the county are paid: Provided, that no juror shall be paid out of the county treasury for any jury service for which he may have received or be entitled to receive pay for sitting as a juror upon United States? business. Approved January 21, 1859.
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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 717031
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b/717031