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Useful Information. vaccination. By an Act of the General Assembly of New Zealand, it is made compulsory upon every parent to take his child, within six months of its birth, to the Medical Officer appointee! by Government forthe district, or to some qualified Medical Practitioner, to have the chiKt vaccinated, and on the eighth day following to take the child back again for inspection. I'or breach of this law a fine not exceeding 40s. may be recovered before any Bench of Magistrates. If the child be properly vaccinated, the Medical Officer or Practitioner is to give a certificate of the fact. If the child lie not susceptible, or unfit to endure the process, another certificate is to be given, which will clear the parents of the consequences. Children, although vaccinated, whose vaccination certificates are not forwarded to the Registrar of the district are still liable to a fine of 40s. Innoculation with the virus of small pox is a crime punishable by a penalty o( £lO, The word “ parent ” means lather, mother, or other person having the care, nurture, or custody of the child. SLAUGHTER-HOUSE LICENSES. “The Slaughter-House Act. 1877,” provides that “no license shall be issued in_ respect of any slaughter-house situated within half a mile from the outer boundary of any borough, unless such slaughter-house has been erected, or was in course of erection for that purpose immediately before the Ist December, 1577. If such slaughter-house is within the above described limit, application for the license must be made to the Council of the nearest Borough. If a slaughter-house is within any County, except as aforesaid, the application must be made to the Council of such county. No license, ?not being the renewal of a previously existing license, shall be issued to any person, unless public notice shall have been given by the applicant for 4ie same, once in each week for one month, immediately preceding the time when such application is to be heard.” MAGISTRATE’S COURT FEES. Table of Fees to be taken in respect of Proceedings under “ The Resident Magistrates’ Act, 1867,” by Bailiffs. Service of summons or subpoena, or order or copy of notice of set-off, if within 2 miles of the Court House, 3s ; for every extra mile, one way, is ; bailiff’s fee upon execution of any warrant, or going to[ view tenement, upon each view, 4s; executing any warrant, or going to view tenement beyond 2 miles from the Court House, for every extra mile, one way, is ; poundage on sum levied or received under distress, is ; for keeping possession, per diem, any sum not exceeding 8s ; auctioneer’s commission on sale of goods taken in execution, 5 per cent.; advertising sale, the actual cost; poundage on sum for which the body is taken in execution, Is.

Table of Fees to bf, tvken in respect of Proceedings under “The Resident Magistrates’ Act, 1867,” by the Resident Magistrates, Justices of the Peace, or their Clerks. C, o o 3 O ' o .0

For issuing every warrant of apprehension or committal, except in cases hereinafter expressly provided for, 66 in the £. For every summons for commitment under section of “The Resident Magistrate’s Act, 1865,” 3d in the £ on the amount of the original demand then remaining due. For every hearing of the matters mentioned in such summons for commitment, 6d in the £ on the amount last aforesaid. For issuing every warrant of apprehension under the Bth section of “ The Resident Magistrate’s Act, 1868,” 3d in the £ on the amount last aforesaid. P’or issuing every warrant of committal under the 9th section of “ The Resident Magistrate’s Act, 1568,” fid in the £ on the amount last aforesaid. For every bail-bond under section seventeen of “The Resident Magistrates’ Act, 1 868 for any sum not exceeding £20 —ss. Ditto not exceeding^SO— 7s fid. Dd'o not exceeding £i°° — lOS - For every hearing and order under sections 18 and 19 of “ The Resident Magistrates’ Act, 1868,”; for any sum not exceeding ,£5—45 ; n>t exceeding j£io - ss; not exceeding^2o—Bs ; not exceeding £50 — I2s ; not exceeding ,£lO0 —20s. For any process or proceeding issued or taken under the twentieth section of “ The Resident Magistrates' Act, J 868,” the same as payable In respect of the like proceedngs nhsfsr t! Th? Qljtnct Cpurts Atft, 1 ’

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Page 6 Advertisements Column 4, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 26, 25 November 1879

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Page 6 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 26, 25 November 1879

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