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The Maryland Code, Public Local Laws, 1888
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ART. 9.] OYSTERS. 943

headland, known as Posey's bluff, to a buoy near the southern or
southeastern point or prong of Herron island; thence to a buoy
near the end of Cobb point bar; thence to Piney point light-
house ; thence to the end of Saint George's island bar; thence to
Cornfield point in Saint Mary's county; and from the eastern
extremity of Posey's bluff, running along the Potomac river,
including all the tributaries of said river in Charles county, as
far as Nanjemoy creek; nor shall any person take or catch
oysters for sale within said waters otherwise than with tongs, as
restricted and regulated by the provisions of article 72 of the
code of public general laws, title " Oysters."

1884, ch. 463.

123. Any person violating the provisions of the preceding
section shall be fined a sum not less than fifty dollars nor more
than one hundred dollars, and be sentenced to the house of cor-
rection for not less than six months for each and every offence.


124. On information made under oath of any violation of the
provisions of any of the sections of this sub-title of this article, to
any justice of the peace for Charles county, such justice of the
peace shall forthwith issue his warrant to the sheriff or any con-
stable of said county, requiring said officer to proceed forthwith
to arrest the party alleged to have been engaged in said violation,
and bring him before said justice at once for trial, and upon
conviction he shall be fined and punished as provided by the
preceding section.


125. The said justice of the peace shall either give the case an
immediate hearing, or at the instance of the party charged, shall
appoint some early day within the next five days thereafter, to
hear the case, the party charged with violation of section 123 giving
such good and sufficient security as said justice shall require for
his appearance; and any person feeling himself aggrieved by any
conviction or judgment of said justice, shall have the right to
appeal to the circuit court for Charles county, which shall hear
and determine the same as other cases on appeal.


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