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Notice of obtaining Writ to be given on Pain of Costs No Appeal should be allowed.]-We think, therefore, by Order of County Court Judge.]-We further recom- that it would be contrary to sound principle to allow mend that in all cases where a certiorari has been ob- an appeal, either on questions of law or fact, when the tained ex parte for the removal of a plaint from the matter in dispute does not exceed 201. in amount. If county court, and the party obtaining it has not lodged any difficult question of law be likely to arise in a the writ with the clerk of the county court two clear cause of the amount we have mentioned, the facilities days at the least before the day fixed for hearing the for removal already existing or which we have recomplaint, and if he has not given notice to the plain- mended would prevent a failure of justice; and with tiff of such certiorari having been obtained one clear respect to unexpected difficulties arising at the trial, day at the least before the day fixed for hearing the they must be exceptional, and should not interfere with plaint, the judge of the county court ought to be em- the general principle of the jurisdiction. powered, at his discretion, to order the party obtaining In other Cases, Right of Appeal should remain as at the certiorari to pay all costs of the day, or so much present.]—With respect to claims which exceed the thereof as he shall think fit, if the court or judge grant- amount of 201., but do not exceed 501., and cases within ing the certiorari has made no order respecting such the consent clause of the Extending Act, a right of costs.
appeal exists, and we are of opinion that no change Application in certain Cases a Stay of Proceedings.)- should be made in the law in that respect. We think that a court or judge to whom an application Similar Power of Appeal in other Cases within the is made for a certiorari to remove a plaint from a county | Legal Jurisdiction. ]-We also think that the power of court, or to whom application on affidavit is made for appeal should exist in all claims exceeding 207. within a rule or summons to shew cause why a certiorari should the legal jurisdiction of the court, including that branch not issue, ought to be empowered in either case to grant which has lately been conferred in matters of revenue. a rule or summons to shew cause why a certiorari should Secondly, as to appeals on questions of fact. not issue; and that such rule or sụmmons, if so directed, With respect to those questions, we are of opinion, should be a stay of proceedings until the determination that whether under the exclusive, concurrent, or conof such rule or summons, or until the court or judge sent jurisdiction, they ought not to be allowed. shall otherwise order; and that the party applying In cases within the exclusive jurisdiction they would should serve a copy of such rule or summons upon the be extremely mischievous, as tending to promote liticlerk of the county court; and if such copy be not served gation and increase expense. upon the clerk of the county court two clear days at In cases within the two other branches of the juristhe least before the day fixed for hearing the plaint, diction, as the judge only acquires power to decide the and if the rule or summons be not served on the plaintiff case by the consent of the parties, his determination is one clear day at the least before the day fixed for hear- similar to the award of an arbitrator, and on questions ing the plaint, the judge of the county court should be of fact ought to be equally final. empowered, at his discretion, to order the party apply. Further suggestions on the subject of appeal may be ing to pay all the costs of the day, or so much thereof found under certain specific heads of jurisdiction, which as he may think fit, unless the court or judge granting are the subjects of this report. the rule or summons has made some order respecting
Mandamus. such costs. Prohibition.
In cases where it is necessary to interfere by issuing
a mandamus to a judge or any other officer of a county Secondly, with respect to the writ of prohibition.
The remarks we have made concerning the writ of court, in order to compel him to perform some specific certiorari are applicable to the writ of prohibition,
which act, we think it desirable that the superior courts of may, in the hands of evil-disposed persons, be rendered mandamus, to grant a rule for that purpose; and on the
common law should have power, instead of issuing & equally oppressive.
same principle that we have stated in proceedings by Should be subject to same Restrictions as Certiorari.] - certiorari or prohibition, in order to prevent vexatious We recommend, therefore, that restrictions similar to proceedings on the part of those who desire the interthose which we think desirable in the case of writs of ference of the superior court, the complainant should certiorari, except as to deposit of or security for costs, be limited to an application to one court for the purshould, so far as they are applicable, be imposed on pose in question. writs of prohibition. We further recommend, with regard to the writ of
JUDGES, OFFICERS, AND ADVOCATES. prohibition, that where it is directed to the judge of We shall now proceed to consider whether the prethe county court, the decision of the superior court sent law, with reference to the judges, officers, and should be final, and that no declaration or further pro- advocates of the court, can be beneficially altered. ceedings in prohibition be allowed..
First, with reference to the judges. Thirdly, as to appeal. This may be either on ques- Circuit.]-It has already been stated, that among the tions of law or questions of fact.
duties devolving on the judge is that of going once in First, as to questions of law.
every month round the circuit to which he has been Decisions of Judges of Superior Courts subject to Ap- appointed. It has been suggested that it is not desipeal.] ---In treating this branch of the subject, we are rable that a judge should thus continuously go the same naturally led to consider the general principle of all circuit, but that, in conformity with the general practribunals with reference to the power of reviewing the tice of the superior courts, he should go a different decision of the presiding judge. As a general rule, the circuit every month. decision of every judge of the superior courts is liable Should not change Circuit.]—We have considered the to be reviewed by some higher judicial authority reasons urged for making the proposed alteration, and Upon the beneficial influence of such a rule it is unne- we are not prepared to recommend any change in the cessary to enlarge.
law on the subject. , In Claims not exceeding 201.]-In causes peculiarly As to Abolition or Distribution of Courts.]- It is within the jurisdiction of the county courts, however, one proper here to observe that complaints have been made important object sought to be attained is finality, with of the present distribution of the districts among the which a right to appeal would injuriously interfere. different circuits. It has also been suggested that
several of the existing courts might properly be abo- quired to enter on the minutes of the next succeedlished, on account of the small amount of business ing court the cause of the judge's non-attendance. transacted in them,
Not more than 150 Summonses ought to be made re· In order to dispose of the former subject, it will be turnable on any one Day.]-We think it right to observe necessary to determine on the proper course to be pur that our attention has been drawn to a prejudicial sued in the latter.
practice which exists in a few courts, of issuing a No Suggestion made.]-As we have not yet been greater number of summonses returnable on one day able to obtain all the information on these subjects than can be disposed of in a satisfactory manner in that which we think requisite, we propose to reserve them period. In some instances more than 300 summonses for future inquiry.
have been made returnable on one day. This is obPower of Judge to change Venue in certain Cases.] — viously improper, and we are of opinion that the greatest At present the judge has no power to change the venue number of summonses returnable on any one day ought to an adjoining district, when on reasonable grounds not to exceed 150. We also think that it would be a it appears to him that the cause might be more conve- great relief to suitors if no greater number than fifty niently or more fairly tried there. The want of this summonses were made returnable at any one hour. power has been productive of complaints. We think
Clerk. that it would be beneficial that the judge should have power to change the venue to an adjoining district, on
Secondly, with reference to the clerk. the application of either party
Recommendations in the Case of Clerk's Death.] We think also, that when the judge is interested in When a clerk dies or is removed, the power of his the matter of the suit, it would be convenient to allow deputy or his assistant clerk ceases.
Some time may him to change the venue, in a similar manner, of his elapse before a successor is appointed, but until then own accord, or at the instance of either party, or that the business of the office is stopped, and great inconvethe person having a claim on him should be enabled to nience accrues to the public. sue in an adjoining district.
To prevent this inconvenience, we recommend that, Qualification of Deputy Judge to be the same as that of in either of the events stated, the deputy, or one of the Judge.} - With respect to the appointment of a deputy assistant clerks, or a clerk temporarily appointed by by a judge, the qualification required of the proposed the judge without the sanction of the Chancellor, should deputy is not in all cases, as we have seen, (ante, perform the duties of such deceased or removed clerk, p. 182), the same as that required for a judge.
until a successor is duly appointed. We are of opinion that as the duties which the de
We shall defer the consideration of the mode of reputy, except in matters of charity, is called upon to munerating the clerks until we have disposed of the perform are the same as those of the judge himself, and question of fees. as he is invested with the same powers, and the same
Chief Clerk to be appointed to each District.]-In coneffect is attributed to his decisions, the same qualifica- nexion with this part of our inquiries, it is proper to tion ought to be requisite for a deputy judge as the law refer to an objection which has been made to the prenow requires for the judge himself.
sent system, which we have stated at p. 190, of one In Case of Judge's Death, Deputy to continue to act person holding the office of clerk in more than one disuntil new Appointment.]-When a deputy has been trict. The Legislature has, by the provisions of the duly appointed, it has occurred that the judge dies, and 15 & 16 Vict. c. 54, s. 17, prohibited such a practice for the deputy continues to act in ignorance of the death. the future, except under special circumstances. The By law the acts performed by him after the death of information which we have been enabled to procure the judge are invalid, and in such cases great confu- upon the subject shews the propriety of that provision. sion has been and may be hereafter the result.
We are, therefore, of opinion that arrangements In order to obviate this inconvenience, we recommend should be made to secure to each court the exertions of that under such circumstances the acts of the deputy
a chief clerk. shall be valid, not withstanding the death of the judge;
High Bailiff and that in order to prevent the delay of the proceedings Secondly, with reference to the high bailiff. of the court, the deputy may continue to act until a Similar Recommendations in the Case of High Bailiff.] successor to such judge shall be appointed, unless the -Where the high bailiff dies or is removed, observaChancellor shall otherwise order; and that in respect of tions similar to those made in the case of the clerks are the period that he acts after the death of the judge, applicable. he should receive such remuneration as the Chancellor
In such cases we recommend that the duties of high shall appoint, to be deducted from the salary of the bailiff be discharged by the assistant bailiffs already apsuccessor.
pointed, or by persons to be appointed by the judge or In Case of Judge's Death, Proceedings to continue from by the clerk, until a successor be duly appointed. Court to Court.]—It has also occurred, in consequence High Bailiffs not to serve Subpoenas. ]-With respect of the death of a judge, that considerable delay, ex- to one portion of the duties now discharged by the high pense, and confusion have resulted to the parties liti, bailiff," that of serving subpænas, we think that he gant, as in such cases the proceedings are not continued should be relieved from the performance of that duty, to a subsequent court.
and that the parties requiring the attendance of witWe recommend, therefore, that in such cases the nesses should be permitted to subpæna them. proceedings should be continued to the next and any sent the number of subpænas issued is comparatively subsequent court, in the same manner as if they had very small, and therefore but little loss of fees would been adjourned in the ordinary way, and that no additional fees should be paid in respect of such adjourn- duty of making a tender of necessary expenses, and of
accrue in consequence of the alteration. Besides, the ment.
fulfilling the other conditions necessary to compel atThe same where Judge unavoidably absent. ]-Similar tendance, would be more conveniently performed by inconveniences result where a court is not held in con- the parties themselves. We think also that the subsequence of the sudden illness of the judge, or of some pæna should be issued gratis in blank. These recomaccidental circumstance which prevents his attendance. mendations would in many cases obviate the necessity
To obviate the inconvenience thence resulting, we of a second attendance at the office, as the subpænas make a similar recommendation. In the latter case, would then be taken out at the same time that the however, we recommend that the clerk should be re- | instructions for the plaint are given.
Bailiff to act beyond Limits of District in certain Cascs ments for sums exceeding 201., we think, first, that the without Leave of Judge.]-By the present law a high power of the judge to direct payment by instalments bailiff can only serve process within the district for without the consent of the plaintiff should cease ; sewhich he is appointed, unless a special order of the condly, that upon a judge of a superior court at Westjudge be made for that purpose. This, in some in-minster being satisfied that the judgment debtor has no stances, has been found productive of inconvenience, personalty which can be taken to satisfy the judgment, where the precise boundary with reference to the de- the judgment creditor should be permitted to sue out a fendant's residence is doubtful. The same inconve- writ of certiorari to remove such judgment into one of nience arises in executing process against the goods or the superior courts, and such judgment, when so reperson. In the latter cases the party liable frequently moved, should have the same effect, and the same proremoves his person or his property over the boundary, ceedings might be had thereon as on a judgment of and thus sets the process of the court at defiance. such court, except that no action of debt should be
We think it desirable that the high bailiff of each brought thereon without leave of the court, or a judge district should be permitted, without leave of the thereof. judge, to serve or execute the process of the court,
Warrant. either upon or against the person or the goods of the Execution or Summons for Commitment to issue any party liable, within 500 yards of the boundary of such Time within six Years.]-By the present practice wardistrict, but without being entitled to any additional rants of execution or summonses for commitment canfee in respect of the greater distance travelled for the not issue, where more than a year has elapsed since purpose of such service or execution.
judgment was pronounced, without leave of the judge. We shall hereafter consider, in connexion with the By analogy to the altered practice of the superior question of fees, the mode in which the high bailiff courts, we think it desirable that in such cases, if the should be remunerated.
judgment be not more than six years old, the warrant
or summons should issue without leave of the judge. PROCEDURE.
Warrants of Execution or for Commitment to be in We shall now consider the procedure in the county force for a Ycar.]-By the present practice a warrant court. It appears to us that some alterations are neces- of execution or for commitment continues in force for sary in order to render its proceedings more efficient. three months only. It frequently occurs that within Witnesses.
the three months the bailiff is unable to seize the goods
or take the person of the party against whom a warWitnesses in Custody to be brought up on Judge's rant has been issued, although, if a longer period were Order. ]-We are of opinion that the judge of the allowed for the purpose, he might obey the warrant. county court should have power to issue an order com- This necessitates frequent renewals of the warrant, manding those who have the custody of prisoners re- producing inconvenience and expense. quired as witnesses, whether within his district or not, We therefore recommend that the warrant should be to bring them up before the court, on tender, to the in force for one year, but that at the expiration of every person having the proposed witness in custody, of a calendar month the bailiff should be required to enter proper sum to defray the expenses of the officer and in a book kept for that purpose whether the warrant prisoner going, remaining, and returning.
had been executed, and if not, why not; and that this Amendment.
book should be always open to inspection without fee;
and that in the case of foreign executions, the bailiff of We think that the provisions of the Common-law the foreign court should be required to make a similar Procedure Act, 1852, with respect to amendments, entry. might with benefit be introduced into the county
Executions. court. Judgment.
Questions have arisen as to the mode of determining
the priority of executions when sued out of the county Effect of County Court Judgment not exceeding 201. in court. Amount. ] - First, as to the effect to be given to a
Priority of Executions from County Court inter se.)judgment of the county court. By law it is competent, We think that the priority of executions sued out of where a judgment not exceeding 201. bas been reco
the county court should be deterinined by the time at vered, for the judgment creditor to seize all the per, which an application is made to the clerk to sue out sonalty of the defendant, with certain exceptions, and execution, and that he should be required to enter in a by proceeding on a judgment summons the defendant book to be kept for the purpose the precise time at may in certain cases be committed to prison for a period which such application was made. This provision is not exceeding forty days.
necessary, because the warrant is delivered to the bailiff To have no greater Effect than at present. 1-We do by the clerk, and not by the party, as in the superior not propose that any greater effect than the law now courts. The only effective step which a party can take permits should be given to a judgment for that amount. for the purpose of suing out execution on his judgment
Land should not be extendible under it. It has been is to direct the clerk to issue the warrant. suggested that the high bailiff should have power to In Conflict with Executions from Superior Court.] – seize the land of the defendant under a warrant on such Doubts have frequently arisen as to which execution a judgment; but we are of opinion that it is not de- is entitled to priority, where executions have been issued sirable that such a power should exist. First, it is not against the same defendant from the superior court and probable that a person who is unable to pay a sum not the county court. No express provision has at present exceeding 201. should have any land which would be heen made upon this subject, and it is important that extendible under an elegit; and, secondly, if he have, the question of priority between these conflicting exethe consequence would be that a charge would be cutions should be settled. created upon the land, and thus a very inconvenient
To depend on Priority of Instructions to Clerk or Declog upon the title would be the result. We do not, livery to Sheriff.]-We think that the priority should therefore, think it desirable to facilitate the creation of be determined by the time of the delivery of the writ such a charge.
to the sheriff to be executed, or of the application to Effect of Judgment exceeding 201. should on certain the clerk to issue a warrant to be executed, as the case Conditions be the same as that of Judgment of like Amount may be. in Superior Courts.]-With relation, however, to judg
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