Nauvoo City Council Minute Book, 1841–1845

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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, & may be imprisoned not less than one year, nor more than five years. In any prosecution for the penalty incurred under this section, it shall not be necessary to shew that the Writ or Writs of had issued at the time of the removal, transfer or concealment therein mentioned, if it be proven that the Acts therein forbidden were done with the intent to avoid the operation of such Writ or Writs.
Sec. 13. Any Sheriff, or his deputy, any Jailor or Coroner, having custody of any Prisoner or Prisoners, committed on any civil or criminal Process, of any Court or Magistrate, who shall neglect to give such Prisoner or Prisoners a copy of the process, order or commitment by virtue of which he, she, or they are imprisoned, within six hours after demand made by said Prisoner or Prisoners, or any one on his, her, or their behalf, shall forfeit five hundred Dollars.
Sec. 14. Any Person who knowing that another has been discharged by order of the Municipal Court, on a Habeas Corpus shall contrary to the provisions of this ordinance, arrest or detain him or her again for the same cause, which was shewn on return of such Writ, shall forfeit one thousand Dollars, for the first offence & two thousand Dollars for every subsequent one.
Sec. 15. All the pecuniary forfeitures incurred under this ordinance shall be and inure to the use of the Party for whose benefit the Writ of Habeas Corpus was issued, & shall be sued for & recovered with Costs, by the City Attorney, in the name of the by information, & the amount when recovered, shall without any deduction, be paid to the Parties entitled thereto.
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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, & may be imprisoned not less than one year, nor more than five years. In any prosecution for the penalty incurred under this section, it shall not be necessary to shew that the Writ or Writs of had issued at the time of the removal, transfer or concealment therein mentioned, if it be proven that the Acts therein forbidden were done with the intent to avoid the operation of such Writ or Writs.
Sec. 13. Any Sheriff, or his deputy, any Jailor or Coroner, having custody of any Prisoner or Prisoners, committed on any civil or criminal Process, of any Court or Magistrate, who shall neglect to give such Prisoner or Prisoners a copy of the process, order or commitment by virtue of which he, she, or they are imprisoned, within six hours after demand made by said Prisoner or Prisoners, or any one on his, her, or their behalf, shall forfeit five hundred Dollars.
Sec. 14. Any Person who knowing that another has been discharged by order of the Municipal Court, on a Habeas Corpus shall contrary to the provisions of this ordinance, arrest or detain him or her again for the same cause, which was shewn on return of such Writ, shall forfeit one thousand Dollars, for the first offence & two thousand Dollars for every subsequent one.
Sec. 15. All the pecuniary forfeitures incurred under this ordinance shall be and inure to the use of the Party for whose benefit the Writ of Habeas Corpus was issued, & shall be sued for & recovered with Costs, by the City Attorney, in the name of the by information, & the amount when recovered, shall without any deduction, be paid to the Parties entitled thereto.
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