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Title (1851) Laws and Ordinances of the State of Deseret (Utah) Compilation 1851
Subject Law
Description (1851) Laws of Deseret not conflicting with the Organic Act of the territory were reenacted by the first territorial legislature and ordered to be revised and classified. Willard Richards, Secretary of the State of Deseret, published the 1851 compilation, which was reprinted verbatim in 1919.
Publisher Shepherd Book Company
Date 1919
Type Text
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Identifier KFU30 1851a A198
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 13 cm x 19 cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor; Jan Robertson
Scanning Technician Amanda Wilson
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Date Created 2005-11-21
Date Modified 2012-05-03
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Title Ordinances_page 27
Description 27 lars, and be imprisoned or confined to hard labor for any time not less than one year; and if the death of the patient or person, so receiving the poison as above specified, shall follow the taking the same, without being made acquainted with the nature thereof; then the doctor, physician, apothecary, person or persons so giving or causing to be given said poison, shall be adjudged guilty of manslaughter, or murder as the case may be, by any court having jurisdiction, and be punished according to ordinance for such crimes:- Provided, that the administration of poisons, as specified in the foregoing section, and the penalties thereof, shall not attach to doctors, physicians, and apothecaries, having their own drugs, poisons, and medicines, accompanying, and administering to companies and individuals travelling through the State, the same not being citizens of the State; but all such doctors and companies so travelling, may administer to, and receive of their own drugs, poisons, or medicines, with good intent, on their own responsibility. Sec. 8. Be it further ordained, that when the killing of a human being takes place unintentionally, as by accident the slayer being engaged in doing a lawful act, the court, upon conviction of the fact, shall discharge the prisoner from further prosecution. Sec. 9. Be it further ordained, that, if any person or persons in the lawful defence of their own life, or limb, or family, or their liberty, or his or their property, or in the defence of any public property, shall unavoidably take the life or lives of any person or persons, on proof of the same before the court; he, she, or they, shall be discharged from further prosecution. Sec. 10. Be it further ordained, that when any person shall be found guilty of murder, under any of the preceding sections of this ordinance, and sented to die, he, she or they shall suffer death, by being shot, hung or beheaded. Sec. 11. Be it further ordained, that, when any person or persons shall be found guilty of murder, and sentenced to die, as the penalty of that offence, by any court in this State having jurisdiction; the execution of the sentence shall be deferred, until a
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Source Original Book: Laws and Ordinances of the State of Deseret (Utah) Compilation 1851
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-21
Date Modified 2005-11-21
ID 718188
Reference URL