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London Hackney Carriage Act 1831

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LXIXPenalty on Constable refusing to serve a Summons or execute a Warrant.

And be it enacted, That if any Constable or other Peace Officer shall refuse or neglect to serve or execute any Summons, Warrant, or Order granted or issued by the Commissioners of Stamps or by any Justice of the Peace, pursuant to any of the Provisions of this Act, every such Constable or Peace Officer so offending, and being convicted thereof upon the Information of any Person before any Justice of the Peace, shall forfeit Five Pounds, and in default of Payment thereof shall be committed by such Justice to the House of Correction, there to be kept for the Space of One Calendar Month, unless such Penalty shall be sooner paid.

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