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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 clay following to take the child hack 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 hot susceptible, or unfit to endure the process, another certificate is to’ be. giyen, 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. r jnnoeolation 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, 1577. Ifsuchslaughter-houseiswithintheabove limit, application for the license must '.,'C. -ule 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, foot 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 the same, once m each week for one month, immediately preceding the time when such application is to be heard.” MAGISTRATE’S COURT FEES. Table or Fees to be taken in respectof 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 Hous;, 3s ; for every extra mile, one way, is ; bail IPs fee upon execution of any warrant, or goiig toj view tenement, upon each -view*. 434, 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 se t vken in , respect of Proceedings under “The Resident Magistrate’ Act, 1867,” by the Resident Magisfrates, Justices of the Peace, or "heir Clerks. d 8 S> ►“ - S? Si O 00 o 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 metnorandum of claim by landlord for rent Order for le-hearing Older giving leave to appeal for appeal, not exceeding 5 folios Where case exceeds 5 folios each adc itional folio Swearing or filing affidavit... For every search ... For every document required Sa 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, iß6h,” 3d in the £ on the amount of the original demand then remaining due. For every hearing of the matters mentioned in snch summons for commitment, fid in the £ on the amount last aforesaid. For issuing every warrant of apprehension under the Bth section of “ Thft Resident Magistrate’s Act, jS6B,” 3d in the £ on the amount last aforesaid. For issuing every warrant of committal under ihe 9UI section of “ The Resident Magistrate's Act, j 868,” 6d 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, Dit'o not exceeding £lO0 —1 os. For every hearing and order under sections 18 and 19 of '.'The Resident Magistrates’ Act, TS6B,’’; for any sum not exceeding £s—4s; not exceeding £lO - ss; not exceeding —Bs; net exceeding £$o — las; riot exceeding £too —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 of the like proceedings under '‘The District Courts Act.”

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Page 6 Advertisements Column 4, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 34, 13 December 1879

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Page 6 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 34, 13 December 1879