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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 69

Form No. 43, Rule 87.—Warrant of Commitment for Contempt

Form No. 43, Rule 87.—Warrant of Commitment for Contempt.

In the Native Land Court, New Zealand.

To_____, Constable, and all other Constables of_____, and to the Keeper of the Gaol at_____, Whereas at a sitting of the Native Land Court at_____, page 36 held this day before me, A.B., presiding Judge, and C.D. Assessor, E.F., of_____, did wilfully insult me, the said presiding Judge, while I was siting in Court, in proceedings judicially before the said Court [or C.D., the [unclear: sa] Assessor, or Clerk of the Court, or Interpreter, or other office during his attendance in Court] [or did wilfully interrupt the proceedings of the Court] [or did misbehave in Court by then and there [Describe the insult, interruption, or misbehaviour]: This is therefore to require you, the said or some other peace officer, to take the said E.F. and [unclear: deli] him to the said keeper of the public gaol at_____; and hereby command you, the said keeper, to receive the said [unclear: E. F.] into your custody, and there to imprison him for the [unclear: space] _____, [not exceeding fourteen] days, or until he shall be sooner discharged by due course of law; and for [unclear: your] doing this shall be your sufficient warrant.

Given under my hand and the seal of the [unclear: Cou] (L.S.) this_____, day of_____, 189._____Judge.