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Useful Information. VACCINATION. liy an Ac I 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 line not exceeding 40s. may be recovered before any Tench 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 patents 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 £ 10, 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, 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 count}'. 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 ihe same, once tn 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, 1567,” 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; bailiffs 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 tvken in respect of Proceedings under “The Resident Magistrates’Act, 1867,” by the Resident Magistrates, Justices of the Peace, or their Clerks. • d o' 2 O et vn - S? S? o o P in 10 CM .- • S? S? R? s? For issuing every warrant of apprehension or committal, except in cases hereinafter expressly provided for, fid in the £. For every summons for commitment under section of I “ The Resident Magistrate’s Act, 1868,” 3d in 1 the £ on the amount of the original demand then remaining clue. 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 tforesaid. For issuing every warrant of committal under the 9th section of “The Resilient Magistrate’s Act, 1568,” fid in the £ on the amount last aforesaid. For every bail-bond under section seventeen of “The Resident Magistrates’ Act, 1868”; for any sura not exceeding £20 —ss. Ditto not exceeding £so —7s fid. iJit'o not exceeding £lO0 —xos. For ever}’ hearing and order under sections 18 and 19 of “ The Resident Magistrates’ Act, 1868,” '' for any sum not exceeding £$ —4s ; exceeding £lO - ss; not exceeding 8s ; not exceeding .£50 — 12s; not exceeding £loo— 2os. For any process or proceeding issued or taken under the twentieth section of “ The Resident Magistrates’ Act, 1868,” the same fees as payable in respect ol the like proceedings under “The District Courts Act.”

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 28, 29 November 1879

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Page 6 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 28, 29 November 1879