Search Legislation

Common Law Procedure Act 1852

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).

For Wrongs independent of Contract

25. That the Defendant broke and entered certain Land of the Plaintiff, called the Big Field, and depastured the same with Cattle. 26. That the Defendant assaulted and beat the Plaintiff, gave him into Custody to a Policeman, and caused him to be imprisoned in a Police Office. 27. That the Defendant debauched and carnally knew the Plaintiffs Wife. 28. That the Defendant converted to his own Use, or wrongfully deprived the Plaintiff of the Use and Possession of the Plaintiff's Goods; that is to say, Iron, Hops, Household Furniture [or as the Case may be]. 29. That the Defendant detained from the Plaintiff his Title Deeds of Land called Belmont in the County of_________________ ; that is to say, [describe the Deeds]. 30. That the Plaintiff was possessed of a Mill, and by reason thereof was entitled to the Flow of a Stream for working the same, and the Defendant, by cutting the Bank of the said Stream, diverted the Water thereof away from the said Mill. 31. That the Plaintiff was the first and true Inventor of a certain new Manufacture, that is to say, of " certain Improvements in the Manufacture of Sulphuric Acid," and thereupon Her Majesty Queen Victoria, by Letters Patent under the Great Seal of England, granted the Plaintiff the sole Privilege to make, use, exercise, and vend the said Invention within England for the Term of Fourteen Years from the_______________ Day of___________________ A.D,_________ , subject to a Condition that the Plaintiff should within Six Calendar Months next after the Date of the said Letters Patent cause to be enrolled in the High Court of Chancery an Instrument in Writing under his Hand and Seal, particularly describing and ascertaining the Nature of his said Invention, and in what Manner the same was to be and might be performed, and the Plaintiff did within the Time prescribed fulfil the said Condition, and the Defendant during the said Term did infringe the said Patent Right. 32. That the Defendant falsely and maliciously spoke and published of the Plaintiff the Words following; that is to say, " he is a Thief;" [if there be any special Damage, here state it with such reason able Particularity as to give Notice to the Defendant of the peculiar Injury complained of; for instance.] whereby the Plaintiff lost his Situation as Gamekeeper in the Employ of A. 33. That the Defendant falsely and maliciously printed and published of the Plaintiff in a Newspaper called "______________________ " the Words following ; that is to say, " he is a regular Prover under Bankruptcies," the Defendant meaning thereby that the Plaintiff had proved and was in the habit of proving fictitious Debts against the Estates of Bankrupts, with the Knowledge that such Debts were fictitious. Commencement of Plea 34. The Defendant by____________________ his Attorney [or in Person] says [here state the Substance of the Plea]. 35. And for a Second Plea the Defendant says [here state the Second Plea].

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

You have chosen to open The Whole Act

The Whole Act you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download. You may also experience some issues with your browser, such as an alert box that a script is taking a long time to run.

Would you like to continue?

You have chosen to open The Whole Act as a PDF

The Whole Act you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download.

Would you like to continue?

You have chosen to open the Whole Act

The Whole Act you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download. You may also experience some issues with your browser, such as an alert box that a script is taking a long time to run.

Would you like to continue?

You have chosen to open the Whole Act without Schedules

The Whole Act without Schedules you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download. You may also experience some issues with your browser, such as an alert box that a script is taking a long time to run.

Would you like to continue?

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources