Ordinance, 14 November 1842

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one thousand Dollars and not less than five hundred Dollars and shall be incapable of holding or executing his said office,
Section 12— Any one <​Person or Persons​> having a person <​Prisoner or Prisoners​> in his <​or their​> custody or under his <​or their​> restraint, power or controul for whose relief a writ <​or Writs​> of is issued, who with intent to avoid the effect of such writ <​or Writs​> shall transfer such person <​or Persons​> to the Custody <​of​> or place him or her <​or them​> under the control of any other <​Person or Persons,​> or shall conceal him <​her​> or her <​them​>, or change the place of him <​his​> <​her​> or her <​their​> confinement, with intent to avoid the operation of such writ <​or writs​> or with intent to remove him <​her​> or her <​them​> out of the , shall forfeit for every such offence one thousand Dollars and may be imprisoned not less then one year nor less <​more​> then five years, In any prosectution for the penalty incurred under this section, it shall not be necessary to shew that the writ <​or Writs​> of Habeas Corpus [p. 16]
one thousand Dollars and not less than five hundred Dollars
Section 12— Any Person or Persons having a Prisoner or Prisoners in his or their custody or under his or their restraint, power or controul for whose relief a writ or Writs of is issued, who with intent to avoid the effect of such writ or Writs shall transfer such person or Persons to the Custody of or place him her or them under the control of any other Person or Persons, or shall conceal him her or them, or change the place of his her or their confinement, with intent to avoid the operation of such writ or writs or with intent to remove him her or them out of the , shall forfeit for every such offence one thousand Dollars and may be imprisoned not less then one year nor more then five years, In any prosectution for the penalty incurred under this section, it shall not be necessary to shew that the writ or Writs of Habeas Corpus [p. 16]
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