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Game Act 1831

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XXXIXForm of Conviction.

And be it enacted, That the Justice or Justices of the Peace (as the Case may require) before whom any Person shall be summarily convicted of any Offence against this Act may cause the Conviction to be drawn up according to the following Form of Words, or in any other Form of Words to the same or the like Effect; (that is to say,) BE it remembered, That on the ______________ Day of ______________ to wit in the Year of our Lord ______________ at ______________ in the County of ______________ [or Riding, Division, Franchise, Liberty, City, &c. as the Case may be], A. 0. is convicted before me J. P. One [or us J. P. and J. J. P. Two, as the Case may require,] of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for ' the said County [or Riding, &c.], for that he the said A. 0. did, on ______________ at ______________ kill [or take] Game, [or did use a Dog, &c. for the Purpose of killing Game], he the ' said A. 0. not being authorized so to do for Want of a Game Certificate, contrary to the Statute in such Case made and provided [or did, here specify any other Offence, and the Time and Place when ' and where the same was committed, as the Case may be]; and I [or we] do adjudge that the said A. 0. shall for the said Offence forfeit the Sum of ______________ [or we do adjudge that the said A. 0. shall for the said Offence forfeit the Sum of ______________ being after the Rate of ______________ for every Head of Game so, &c. or for every Egg so, &c], and shall forthwith pay the said Sum, together with the Sum of ______________ for Costs ; and that in default of immediate Payment of the said Sums, he the said A. 0. shall be imprisoned [or imprisoned and kept to hard Labour] in the ______________ of ______________ for the Space of ______________ unless the said Sums shall be sooner paid ; [or and I [or we] order that ' the said Sums shall be paid by the said A. 0. on or before the ______________ Day of ______________ and in default of Payment on or before that Day I [or we] adjudge the said A. 0. to be ' imprisoned [or imprisoned and kept to hard Labour] in the ______________ of ______________ for the Space of ______________ unless the said Sums shall be sooner paid;] and I [or we] direct that the said Sum of ______________ (i. e, the Penalty) shall be paid to ______________ being one of the Overseers of the Poor of, &c. to be by him applied according to the Directions of the Statute in such Case made and provided ; and I [or we] order that the said Sum of ______________ for Costs shall be paid to ______________ (the Complainant). Given under my Hand [or our Hands] the Day ' and Year first above mentioned. ____________________________ ' J. P. ____________________________ ' [or J. P. and J. J. P.]

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