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[A.D. 1732-3

A.D. 1730]

3 George 2, c. 25, s. 9.

An Act for the Better Regulation of Juries.

Returns of Jurors in Wales.

9. And be it further enacted, that every Sheriff or other Officer, to whom the return of Juries for the trial of causes in the Court of Grand Sessions in any county of Wales do or shall belong, shall, at least eight days before every Grand Sessions, summon a competent number of persons qualified to serve on Juries, out of every Hundred and Commote within every such county, so as such number be not less than ten or more than fifteen, without the directions of the Judge or Judges of the Grand Sessions held for such county, who is and are hereby impowered, if he or they shall see cause, by rule or order of Court, to direct a greater or lesser number to be summoned out of every such Hundred and Commote respectively; and that the said Officer and Officers who shall summon such persons, shall return a list containing the christian and surnames, additions and places of abode of the persons so summoned to serve on Juries, the first Court of the second day of every Grand Sessions; and that the persons so summoned or a competent number of them, as the Judge or Judges of such Grand Sessions shall direct, and no other, shall be named in every panel to be annexed to every writ of Venire facias Juratores, Habeas corpora Juratorum, and Distringas, and shall be issued out and returnable for the Trial of causes in such Grand Sessions.

A.D. 1732-3]

6 George 2, c. 14, ss. 1, 3.

An Act for the more effectual preventing frivolous and vexatious Arrests, and for the more easy Recovery of Debts and Damages, in the Courts of Great Sessions in the Principality of WALES, and in the Court of Assize in the County Palatine of Chester, and for the obviating a Doubt which has arisen upon an Act made in the fourth year of his present Majesty's Reign, intituled, an Act that all Proceedings in Courts of Justice, within that Part of Great Britain called England, and in the Court of Exchequer in Scotland, has be in the English language, so far as the same