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Exchequer Court (Scotland) Act 1856

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Schedule GWarrant to be subjoined to Extracts of Exchequer Decrees in favour of the crown

And the said Lords command and charge all Sheriffs of Counties, and each of them, conjunctly and severally, to put this Decree in execution in manner under-written, that is to say, in Her Majesty's Name, to cause charge the said A. personally, or at his Dwelling Place, if within Scotland, and if furth thereof, by delivering a Copy of Charge at the Office of the Keeper of the Record of Edictal Citations, at Edinburgh, to make Payment of the foresaid Sum or Sums of Money, Principal, Interest, and Expenses, [or to implement and perform the foresaid Obligations, or both to pay and perform, as the Case may require] all in Terms of and to the Effect contained in the Decree above written, and here referred to and held as repeated brevitatis Causa; .and that to them the said Sheriffs, or One or other of them, on the Behalf of Her Majesty, within Six Days next after he is charged to that Effect, under the Pain of Poinding and Imprisonment; and also to cause arrest the said A.'s readiest Goods, Gear, Debts, and Sums of Money, in Payment and Satisfaction of the said Sum, Interest, and Expenses; and also to cause seize and detain the Books of Accounts, and other Books and Papers of the said A.; and if the said A. shall fail to obey the said Charge to be given to him as aforesaid, then to cause poind the readiest Goods, Gear, or other Effects of the said A., and, if needful for effecting such Poinding, to cause open all shut and lockfast Places, in Form as Effeirs; and also, in the same Event, that the said A. shall fail to obey the said Charge, then to cause search for, take, and apprehend the Person of the said A., and being so apprehended, to cause imprison the said A., within a Tolbooth or other warding Place, therein to remain until he fulfil the said Charge, and if necessary for that Purpose to open shut and lockfast Places; and to grant Warrant also to the Magistrates and Keepers of Prisons to receive and detain therein the said A. Extracted [Specify Place and Date] by [Extractor's Signature.]

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