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Night Poaching Act 1828

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VForm of Conviction.

And be it enacted, That the Justices of the Peace before whom any Person shall be summarily convicted of any Offence against this Act may cause the Conviction to be drawn up in the following Form of Words, or in any other Form of Words to the same Effect, as the Case may require ; that is to say,

'BE it remembered, That on the _________________ Day of _________________ in the Year of our Lord _________________ at _________________ in the County of [or Riding, Division, Liberty, City, &c. as the Case may be,] A.O. is convicted before us, [naming the Justices,] Two of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the said County, [or Riding, for that he the said A.O. did [specify the Offence, and ' the Time and Place when and where the same was committed, as the Case may be, and on a Second Conviction state the First Conviction] ; and we the said Justices adjudge the said A.O. for his said Offence to be imprisoned in the _________________ and there kept to hard Labour for the Period of _________________ and at the Expiration of such Period to find Sureties, by Recognizance, or Bond of Caution in Scotland, himself in the Sum of Ten Pounds, and Two Sureties in the Sum of Five Pounds each, or One Surety in the Sum of Ten Pounds, conditioned that he the said A.O. shall not so offend again for the Space of One Year next following; and we further adjudge the said A.O., in case he shall not find such Sureties as aforesaid, to be further imprisoned and kept to hard Labour for the Space of Six Calendar Months unless such Sureties shall be sooner found. Given under our Hands, the Day and Year first above mentioned.'

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