vagrancy law

vagrancy law
закон о бродяжничестве

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  • vagrancy — va·gran·cy / vā grən sē/ n pl cies 1: the act or practice of wandering about from place to place 2: the crime of wandering about without employment or identifiable means of support the court struck down the vagrancy law as unconstitutionally… …   Law dictionary

  • Vagrancy (people) — For other uses, see Vagrant. John Everett Millais The Blind Girl : vagrant musicians A vagrant is a person in poverty, who wanders from place to place without a home or regular employment or income. Contents …   Wikipedia

  • Vagrancy Act 1824 — Parliament of the United Kingdom Long title An Act for the punishment of idle and disorderly persons, rogues and vagabonds. Statute book chapter …   Wikipedia

  • vagrancy — /vay greuhn see/, n., pl. vagrancies. 1. the state or condition of being a vagrant: an arrest for vagrancy. 2. the conduct of a vagrant. 3. mental wandering; reverie. [1635 45; VAGR(ANT) + ANCY] * * * Act of wandering about without employment or… …   Universalium

  • Vagrancy Act 1838 — The Vagrancy Act 1838 (1 2 Vict. c. 38) was an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom, signed into law on July 29, 1838. It amended the Vagrancy Act 1824, providing that any person discharged from custody pending an appeal against a conviction… …   Wikipedia

  • vagrancy — At common law, the act of going about from place to place by a person without visible means of support, who is idle, and who, though able to work for his or her maintenance, refuses to do so, but lives without labor or on the charity of others.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • vagrancy — At common law, the wandering or going about from place to place by an idle person without lawful visible means of support, subsisting on charity, and refraining from working for a living, although able to work. 55 Am J1st Vag § 1. In most of the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Elizabethan Poor Law (1601) — The Poor Law Act 1601 was also known as the Elizabethan Poor Law, 43rd Elizabeth [So called because the law was passed in the 43rd year of Elizabeth s reign] Old Poor Law after the passing of the Poor Law Amendment Act 1834. At the time of… …   Wikipedia

  • Origins of the Poor Law system — The origins of the Poor Law system in Britain can be traced as far back as the fifteenth century. Monasteries were in decline and their eventual dissolution during the Reformation caused poor relief to move from a largely voluntary basis to a… …   Wikipedia

  • criminal law — the laws of a state or country dealing with criminal offenses and their punishments. [1580 90] * * * Body of law that defines criminal offenses, regulates the apprehension, charging, and trial of suspected offenders, and fixes punishment for… …   Universalium

  • Poor Law — This article deals chiefly with the English Poor Laws covering England and Wales. For the laws regarding the other areas of the British Isles see Irish Poor Laws and Scottish Poor Law The Poor Law was the system for the provision of social… …   Wikipedia


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