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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
Scanning Technician Amanda Wilson
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 74_page_101
Description TAWS OF UTAH. 101 thereto or omitting therefrom any word or words, figure or figures, so as to materially change the sense, purport or meaning of such message to the injury of the person sending or desiring to send the same, or to whom the same was directed, the person so offending shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be punished by fine not to exceed one thousand dollars, or imprisonment not to exeeed one year, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court: Provided, that when numerals or words of number occur in any message, the operator or clerk sendingor receiving may express thesame in words or in both words and figures, and such fact shall not be deemed an alteration of the message, nor in any manner affect its genuineness, force or validity. . Sec. 2.-If any agent, operator or employee in any telegraph office, or any other person, shall, knowingly and wilfully, send by telegraph to any person or persons any false or forged message purporting to be from such telegraph office, or from any other person, or shall wilfully deliver or cause to be delivered to any person any such message falsely purporting to have been received by telegraph, or if any person or persons shall furnish or conspire to furnish or cause to be furnished to any such agent, operator or employee, to be so sent by telegraph or to be so delivered, any such message, knowing the same to be false or forged, wi,th the intent to deceive, injure or defraud any individual, partnership or corporation or the public, the person or persons so offending shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be punished by fine not to exceed one thousand dollars, or imprisonment not to exceed one year, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in.the discretion of the court. Sec. 8.-If any agent, operator or employee in any telegraph office shall in any way use or appropriate any information derived by him from any private message or messages passing through his hands, and addressed to any other person or persons, or in any other manner acquired by him by reason of his trust-as such agent, operator or employee, or shall trade or speculate upon any such information so obtained, or in any manner turn or attempt to turn the same to his own account, profit or advantage, the person so offending shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be punished by fine not to exceed one thousand dollars, or imprisonnent not to exceed one year, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the Court, and shall also be liable in treble damages to the party aggrieved for all loss or injury sustained by reason ©f such wrongful act. Sec. 4.-If any agent, operator or employee in any telegraph office shall unreasonably and wilfully refuse or neglect to send any message received at such office for transmission, or shall unreasonably and wilfully postpone the same out of its order, or shall unreasonably and wilfully refuse, or neglect to deliver any message received by telegraph, the person so offending shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and may be punished by fine not to exceed five hundred dollars, or imprisonment not to exceed six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the Court: Provided, that nothing herein contained shall be construed to require any message to be received, transmitted or delivered, unless the charges thereon shall have been paid or tendered, nor to require the sending, receiving or delivery of any message counselling, aiding, abetting or encouraging treason against the Government of the United States or other resistance to lawful authority, or any message calculated to instigate or further any fraudulent plan or purpose", or to instigate or encourage the perpetration of any unlawful act, or to facilitate the escape of any criminal or person accused of crime. Sec. 5.-If any person not connected with any telegraph office shall, without the authority or consent of the person or persons to whom the same may be directed, wilfully or unlawfully open any sealed envelope inclosing a telegraphic message and addressed to any other person or persons, with the purpose of learning the contents of such message, or shall fraudulently represent any other person or persons, and thereby procure to be delivered to himself auy telegraphic message addressed to such other person or persons, with the intent to use, destroy or detain the same from the person or persons entitled to receive such message, the person so offending shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be punishad by fine not to exceed one thousand dollars, or imprisonment not to exceed one year, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the Court, and shall moreover be liable in treble damages to the party injured for all loss and damage sustained by reason of such wrongful act. Ssc 6.-If any person not connected with any telegraphic company shall, by-means of any machine, instrument or contrivance, or in any other manner, wilfully and fraudulently read or attempt to read any message, or to learn the contents thereof, whilst the same is being sent over any telegraph line; or shall wilfully and fraudulently or clandestinely learn or attempt to learn the contents or meaniug of any message while the same is in any telegraph office, or is being received thereat or sent therefrom; or shall use or attempt to use or communicate to others any information so obtained by any person, the person so offending shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and
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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 717062
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b/717062