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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1733-1736
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ACTS


At a Session of Assembly, begun and held at the City of An-
napolis, in Maryland, the Thirteenth Day of March, 1732, the
following Laws were Enacted.

Session
Laws
p. 3

An Act to continue the Process and Proceedings in the Provincial
Court, and County Courts; and for Tryal of Capital Offences,
at the next Provincial Court, to be held the Third Tuesday of
May next.

Whereas the several of the Attorneys practising in the said
Courts, are Members of the Assembly, and obliged to attend their
Duty therein :
Be it Enacted, by the Right Honourable the Lord Proprietary,
by and with the Advice and Consent of the Upper and Lower
Houses of Assembly, and the Authority of the same, That the
several Causes, Actions, Pleas, and Proceedings, now depending
in the Provincial Court, shall be continued; and are hereby Declared
and Enacted to be continued, to such, and so many Provincial
Courts, as the Justices of the said Provincial Court shall think fit,
not exceeding Two Provincial Courts, after the making this Act,
any of which said Two Provincial Courts shall not be reckoned any
of the Four Courts for Limitation of Actions; any Act to the con-
trary, notwithstanding.
And be it likewise Enacted, by the Authority aforesaid, That the
several Causes, Actions, and Proceedings, now depending in the
County Courts, shall be continued; and are hereby Declared to be
continued One Court, which shall not be reckoned any of the Four
Courts for Limitation of Actions; any Act to the contrary, not-
withstanding.
And be it further Enacted, by the Authority aforesaid, That no
Assizes shall be held in April next, in any of the Counties of this
Province: And that all Issues tryable next April Assizes, shall and
may be tryed at the Assizes to be held next September, in the respec-
tive Counties of this Province; any Act to the contrary, notwith-
standing. And to prevent People accused of Offences, not tryable
in the County Courts, from being long detained in Prison; and to
the End, their Tryal be not delayed,
Be it further Enacted, by the Authority aforesaid, That it shall
and may be lawful for the Justices of the Provincial Court, at the
next Provincial Court, to order the Sheriff of Anne-Arundel
County, immediately to summon a competent and sufficient Number

Chap. XII
p. 4



 
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