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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 appointed by Government for the district, or to some qualified Medical Practitioner, to have the child vaccinated, and on the eighth day following to take the child back again for inspection. For 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 be 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 of £ lO, The word “parent” means father, 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, 1877. 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, fnot 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 Are 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 be tiken in respect of Proceedings under “The Resident Magistrates’ Act, 1867,” by the Resident Magistrates, Justices of the Peace, or their Clerks. . o o’ 2 o M 1-, 'S? o o S o o 9, « « .'O S? S? S* s. s. s. s. s. Filing plaint, including pliant note, if any Filing notice of set-off, according to amount claimed Hearing... Payment of money into Court before judgment, according to amount paid in Judgment Summons to a party Summons to a witness (to nclude one name) Order not being in nature of final judgment ... Adjournment of hearing on application of plaintiff or defendant Swearing witnesses, exceeding 3 on either side... Warrant of distress or for seizure of specific goods (value) Warrant for delivery of possession of tenement Filing agreement (as to jurisdiction) Filing memorandum of claim by landlord for rent Order for 1 e-hearing Older giving leave to appeal Settling case for appeal, not exceeding 5 folios Where case exceeds 5 folios each additional folio Swearing or fiHng affidavit... For every search ... For every document required in proceedings and not enumerated For every folio above 2 of 90 words each For every copy of any such document, per folio On every application to the Court, not being a hearing Filing notice of any such application Filing, &c., of bond under Sections 89 and 100 of Act For issuing every warrant of apprehension or committal, except in cases hereinafter expressly provided for, 6d in the £., For every summons for commitment under section of “The Resident Magistrate’s Act, 1868,” 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, fid 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. For issuing every warrant of committal under the Qtn section of “ The Resident Magistrate’s Act, 1868,” fid in the £ on the amount last aforesaid. For every bail-bond under section seventeen of “ The Resident Magistrates’ Act, 1868 for any sum not exceeding £20 —ss. Ditto not exceeding^£so—7s fid. Ditto not exceeding £ lo ° —10s. For every hearing and order under sections 18 and’ 19 of “The Resident Magistrates’ Act, 1868,”; for any sura not exceeding £$ —4s j not exceeding £lO -5* 5 not exceeding —Bs ; not exceeding £so-~ 12s ; not exceeding j£ioo— 20s. For any process or proceeding issued ojr taken under the twentieth section of “ The I Resident Magistrates’Act, 1868,” the same fees as payable in respect of the like proceedings under “The District Courts Act.”

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 27, 27 November 1879

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Page 6 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 27, 27 November 1879