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66

LAWS OF MARYLAND.

Game law.

4. No person shall at any time wilfully destroy, in Wicom-
ico county, any egg or nest of any of the birds mentioned in
sections one and two, under a penalty of five dollars for each
and every violation of this section; and the possession of any
eggs by any person as above mentioned, shall be prima facie
evidence of the guilt of the person possessing the same.

Jurisdiction
of Justices of
the peace.

5. The several justices of the peace in and for said county,
are given full and sufficient authority and jurisdiction to hear,
try and determine all cases which may arise under the pro-
visions of the four preceding sections; and the said justices of
the peace shall impose the fines provided for in said sections,
together with all the costs of the prosecution, upon all persons
who shall be adjudged guilty of a violation of any of the
provisions of said sections; and if any person so convicted
shall fail or refuse to pay any fines or costs so imposed, the
said justice of the peace shall immediately commit him to the
county jail, to be there confined until said fines and costs are
paid, or are discharged by due process of law; all said fines
shall go to the informer upon whose evidence the conviction
shall be obtained.

Duty of con-
stables and
bailiffs.

6. It shall be the duty of all the bailiffs and constables in
the several towns and election districts in said county, to
arrest forthwith all persons whom they may see violating any
of the provisions of any of the preceding sections, or to whom
warrants are issued, and to take such offender or offenders
before some justice of the peace in said county, to be dealt
with according to law.

Unlawful to
hunt upon
private
property
without
permission

SEC. A. Every person who shall, upon any pretense what-
ever, come to hunt, with dog or gun, net, trap or device of
any kind for killing or catching birds or game of any kind,
upon the lands of another in Wicomico county, without leave
or license from the owner or possessor thereof, first had and
obtained, shall, for every such offense, upon conviction before
a justice of the peace of the said county, or Circuit Court
thereof, be fined not less than five dollars nor exceeding $25,
for each and every offense, and stand committed until fine and
costs are paid. All fines shall be paid over to the school
commissioners, for the use of the public schools of Wicomico
county.

Hunting at
night.

SEC. B. Any person who shall, upon any pretense whatever,
come to hunt upon the lands of another in Wicomico county,
in the night time, except for hunting coons and opossums, and



 
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