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Metropolitan Police Courts Act 1839

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XVIIISummons for Persons to appear at any Place without the Limits specified in this Act, void.

And be it enacted, That every Summons or Warrant which after the passing of this Act shall be issued by any Justice of the Peace of the Counties of Middlesex, Surrey, Kent, Essex, or Hertfordshire respectively, requiring any Person residing within the Metropolitan Police District to appear at any Place without the said District to answer any Information or Complaint touching any Matter arising within the said District, shall be utterly void, except for the Purpose of enforcing Payment of any Rates or Taxes levied within any Parish or Place Part only of which is within the Metropolitan Police District.

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