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Alexander's British statutes in force in Maryland. 2d ed., 1912
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24 GEO. 2, CAP. 23, COMMENCEMENT OF YEAR. 1025
or before whom the Oath was taken (averring such Court, or
Person or Persons, to have a competent Authority to adminis-
ter the same) together with the proper Averment or Averments
to falsify the Matter or Matters wherein the Perjury or Per-
juries is or are assigned; without setting forth the Bill, Answer,
Information, Indictment, Declaration, or any Part of any
Record or Proceeding either in Law or Equity, other than as
aforesaid; and without setting forth the Commission or Au-
thority of the Court, or Person or Persons before whom the
Perjury was committed; any Law, Usage or Custom to the
contrary notwithstanding.
II. And be it further enacted by the Authority aforesaid,
That in every Information or Indictment for Subornation of
Perjury, or for corrupt bargaining or contracting with others
to commit wilful and corrupt Perjury, it shall be sufficient
to set forth the Substance of the Offence charged upon the De-
fendant, without setting forth the Bill, Answer, Information,
Indictment, Declaration, or any Part of any Record or Pro-
ceeding either hi* Law or Equity, and without setting 767
forth the Commission or Authority of the Court, or Person
or Persons before whom the Perjury was committed, or was
agreed or promised to be committed; any Law, Usage or Cus-
tom to the contrary notwithstanding.1
1
This Statute was held to be in force in Maryland in Deckard v. State,
38 Md, 201, and State v. Bixler, 62 Md. 361. See also Queen v. Dunning,
L. R. 1 C. C. 290; Markham v. U. S., 160 U. S 324.
STATUTES
Made at WESTMINSTER, Anno Regni GEORGII II. vicesimo quarto
and A. D. 1731.
CAP. XXIII.
An Act for Regulating the Commencement of the Year; and for the
Correcting the Calendar now in Use.
Whereas the legal Supputation of the Year of our Lord in
that Part of Great Britain called England, according to which
the Year beginneth on the twenty-fifth day of March, hath

 
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