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Parliamentary Elections (Ireland) Act 1823

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LXXXVIMode of recovering Penalties.

And be it further enacted, That all pecuniary Penalties inflicted by this Act shall be recovered with full Costs by Action of Debt, Bill, Plaint, or Information, in any of His Majesty's Courts of Record at Dublin, and that it shall be sufficient for the Plaintiff in any such Action of Debt or Information to set forth in the Declaration that the Defendant is indebted to him in the Sum of Five hundred Pounds, and to alledge the particular Offence for which such Action or Information is brought, and that the Defendant hath therein acted contrary to this Act, without mentioning the Writ of Summons to Parliament, or the Return thereof; and that it shall be sufficient, in any Indictment for any Offence contrary to this Act, to alledge the particular Offence, and that the Defendant is guilty, without mentioning the Writ of Summons to Parliament, or the Return thereof and that upon Trial of any Issue in any such Action, Information, or Indictment, the Plaintiff, Informer, or Prosecutor shall not be obliged to prove the Writ of Summons to Parliament, or the Return thereof, or any Warrant to the Sheriff, grounded upon such Writ of Summons.

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