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Ordinances_page 74

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
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Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0730
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Title Ordinances_page 74
Description 74 JEDEDIAH M. GRANT, Speaker of the House of Representatives. HEBER C. KIMBALL, Speaker of the Senate. Approved, Feb. 12, 1851, BRIGHAM YOUNG, Gov. Thomas Bullock, Clerk. AN ORDINANCE, in reference to Vagrants. Passed, February 10, 1851. Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret, that any person residing within the limits of the State, who has no visible means of support, shall be deemed a vagrant. Sec. 2. Be it further ordained, that upon complaint on oath being made and filed with any justice of the peace ,that there is within the county wherein such justice resides, any person who is engaged in no useful employment, and has apparently no manner of support, it shall be the duty of such justice forthwith to issue a warrant, to bring such delinquent before him. Sec. 3. Be it further ordained, that upon the return of such warrant with the defendant therein named in court, said complaint shal be distinctly read to such defendant, when he shall be required to answer the same on oath; and the justice shall enquire into the truth of such complaint in a summary manner. Sec. 4. Be it further ordained, that if the justice find on such investigation that such complaint be true, he shall record the same in his docket, and thereupon enter judgment declaring such delinquent a vagrant. Sec. 5. Be it further ordained, that any person convicted as aforesaid, shall be compelled to labor on the public works a sufficient length of time to pay the" cost of prosecution; provided, the same be not less than twenty days. Sec. 6. And be it further ordained, that it shall be the duty of every officer of State, in this State, to report to the magistrate of their respective precincts, any person whom they may have good reason to suspect as being a vagrant under this ordinance.
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Source Original Book: Laws and Ordinances of the State of Deseret (Utah) Compilation 1851
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