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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
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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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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_102
Description 102 LAWS OF UTAH. I: liS off m vshall be punished by line not to exceed one thousand dollars, or imprisonment not to exceed one year, or by both such fine aud imprisonment, in the discretion of the Court. Sec. 7.-If any person shall, by the payment or promise of any bribe, inducement or reward, procure, or attempt to procure any telegraphic agent, operator or employee to disclose any private message or the contents, purport, substance or meaning thereof; or shall offer to any such agent, oj^erator or employee any bribe, compensation or reward for the disclosure of any private information received by him, by reason of his trust as such agent, operator or employee; or shall use or attempt to use any such information so obtained, 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 exceed one year, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the Court. Sec. 8.-If any person shall wilfully or maliciously cut, break or throw down any telegraph pole or any tree or other material used in any line of telegraph; or shall wilfully or maliciously break, displace or injure any insulator in use in any telegraph line; or shall wilfully or maliciously cut, break or remove from its insulator any wire used as a telegraph line; or shall, by the attachment of a ground wire or by any other contrivance, wilfully destroy the insulation of such telegraph line, or interrupt the transmission of the electric current through the same; or shall in any other manner wilfully injure, molest or destroy any property or materials appertaining to any telegraph line; or shall wilfully interfere with the use of any telegraph line; or obstruct or postpone the transmission of any message over the same; or procure or advise any such injury, interference or obstruction, the person so offending shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall 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. Sec. 9.-Any person offending against the provisions of any section of this Act shall, in addition to the penalties therein prescribed, be liable to the party damaged in a civil suit for all damages occasioned thereby. Sec. 10.-All operators, clerks and persons in the employ of any telegraph company, whilst employed in the offices of said company or along the route of its telegraph lines, shall be exempt from militia duty and from serving on juries. Sec. 11.-Contracts made by telegraph shall be deemed to be contracts in writing; and all communications sent by telegraph and signed by the person or persons sending the same, or by his or their authority, shall be hold and deemed to be communications in writing. . ' ' Sec. 12.-Whenever any notice, information or intelligence, written or otherwise, is required to be given, the same may be given by telegraph: Provided, that the dispatch containing the same be delivered to the person entitled thereto, or to his agent or attorney. Notice by telegraph shall be deemed actual notice. Sec. 13.-Any power of attorney or other instrument in writing duly proved, or acknowledged and certified so as to be entitled to record, may, together with the certificate of its proof or acknowledgment, be sent by telegraph; and the telegraphic copy or duplicate thereof shall, prima facie, have the same force and effect, in all respects, and may be admitted to record and recorded in the same manner and with like effect as the original. Sec. 14.-Checks, due bills, promissory notes, bills of exchange and all orders or agreements for the payment or delivery of money or other thing of value, may be made or drawn by telegraph; and when so made or" drawn shall have the same force and effect to charge the maker, drawer, indorser or acceptor thereof, and shall create the same rights and equities in favor of the payee, drawer, indorsee, acceptor, holder or bearer thereof, and shall be entitled to the same clays of grace, as if duly made or drawn and delivered in writing; but it shall not be lawful for any person, other than the maker or drawer thereof, to cause any such instrument to be sent by telegraph so as to charge any person thereby, except as hereinafter in the next section otherwise provided. Whenever the genuineness or execution of any such instrument received by telegraph shall be denied on oath by or on behalf of the person sought to be charged thereby, it shall be incumbent upon the party claiming under or alleging the same to prove the existence an execution of the original writing from which the telegraphic copy or duplicate was transmitted. The original message shall in all cases be preserved in the telegraph office from which the same is sent. Sec. 15.-Except as hereinbefore otherwise provided, any instrument in writing, duly certified under his hand and official seal by a Notary Public, Commissioner of Deeds or a Clerk of a Court of record, to be genuine within the personal knowledge of Huch officer, may, together with such certificate, be sent by telegraph; and the telegraphic copy thereof shall, prima facie only, have the same forop, effect and validity, in all respects whatsoever, as the original; and the burden of proof shall rest with the party denying the genuineness oy due execution of the original. Sec. 16.-Whenever any person or persons shall have been inrH<:tert or accused
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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 717063
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b/717063