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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 quail heel 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 49 s ' 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 vims 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. Ifsuchslaughter-houseiswithintheabove described limit, application for the license must be made to the Council of the nearest Borough. If a slaughter-house is within any County, ex- ] cept as aforesaid, the application must be | made to the Council of such 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 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; 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. .6 6 § 0 . N .*0 Co Co o o 5 s. s, s. s. s. Filing plaint, including pliant note, if any ... ... 12458 Filing notice of set-off, according to amount claimed ... 1 2346 Hearing... ... ... 3 4 6 8 12 Payment of money into Court before judgment, according to amount paid in ... Id. in the £ s. s. s. s. s. Judgment ... ... 1 1 Summons to a party .. X 3 Summons to a witness (to ndude one name) ... 22 Order not being in nature of final judgment ... ... 22 Adjournment of hearing on application of plaintiff or defendant ... ... 1 2 Swearing witnesses, exceeding 3on either side... ... I X Warrant of distress or for seizure of specific goods (value) ... ... 3 4 Warrant for delivery of possession of tenement ... 4 4 Filing agreement (as to jurisdiction) ... ... 22 Filing memorandum of claim by landlord for rent ... I 2 Order for 1 e-hearing ... 22 Older giving leave to appeal 2 3 Settling case for appeal, not exceeding 5 folios ... 10 10 Where case exceeds 5 folios each additional folio 1 1 Swearing or filing affidavit... x \ For every search ... ~, I X For every document required in. proceedings and not enumerated ... ... 22 For every folio above 2 of 90 words each ... ... 1 I d. d. For every copy of any such document, per folio ~, 6 6 8. E. On every application to the Court, not being a hearing 3 5 Filing notice of any such application ... ... 1 2 Filing, &c., of bond under ' Sections 89 and 100 of Act 5 5 2 4 2 2 3 2 s 4 2 3 2 4 10 I I X 2 I d. 6 7 3 5 4 8 S 6 2 4 22 4 5 22 6 7 4 4 22 4 S 22 5 6 10 10 1 1 1 1 X X 22 I I d, d, 6 6 s, s. 9 12 4 5 5 5 For issuing eypiy warrant of apprehension or committal, except in cages hereinafter expressly provided for, 6ti in the £, For £very summons for commitment under section of “The Resident Magistrate’s Act, 1868,”3d in the £ on the amount of the original demand jJjgn remaining due. For every hearing of the 1 milters mentioned in such summons for commitment, $d in the £ on the amount last aforesaid. For issuing every warrant of apprehension under the Tjth septipn of “ The Resident Magistrate’s Act, x 868,” 3d ip the £ on the amount last aforesaid, For issuing every warrant of committal nnder the 9th section of “ The Resident Magistrate's Act, 1868,” 6d in the £ on the amount last aforesaid. For every bail-bond under section seventeen of ff The Resident Magistrates’ Act, 1868 for any sum not exceeding £20 —$s. Ditto pot exceeding —7s fid. Dil'o not exceeding £ffX>— 10s. For every bearing and order under sections 18 and 19 of “ Resident Magistrates’ Act, 186 S,”; for any sum not exceeding ,£5—45; not exceeding £f(f - Ss; not exceeding 8s ; not exceeding £$o — 12s j not exceeding ,£lO0 —20s, 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 proceedngs under 'Hie District Courts Act,”

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 37, 20 December 1879

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Page 6 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 37, 20 December 1879