TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO.
AN ORDINANCE to provide a summary punishment for
Perjury coomuitteil 4t .-4-.i Supreme Court.
GEORGE R. LE HUNTE,
20th March, 1912.
'B E it enacted by the Governor of Trinidad and Tobago
with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council
thereof as follows:-
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Perjury (Summary Short Title.
Punishment) Ordinance, 1912.
2. A Judge of the Supreme Court may sentence to impri- Summary
11 .punishment of
sonment, with or without hard labour, for any period not perjury.
exceeding three months, as for Contempt of Court, any
person who, in the opinion of such Judge, commits wilful and
corrupt perjury in open Court in the course of the hearing
of any cause or matter, civil or criminal, in the said Court,
or may impose on any such person a fine not exceeding
Passed in Council this Eleventh day of March, in the
year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twelve.
HARRY L. KNAGGS,
Clerk of the Council.
2-4 4 -Ilt