In the past forty-eight hours, there had been fifty perimeter breaches, all from the west wall.
Statistics of offences, including contravvenzioni or breaches of by-laws and regulations, exhibit a considerable increase per 100,000 inhabitants since 1887, and only a slight diminution on the figures of 1897.
They acted also as police courts in the case of petty thefts, breaches of the peace and the like.
It also provides penalties for breaches of duty by the seller, but grants him protection in cases where he is not morally responsible.
He determined to treat prisoners captured from submarines, in view of their breaches of the laws of war, with more severity than ordinary prisoners; but the Germans retaliated harshly on the most noteworthy English prisoners in their hands, and Mr. Balfour, on succeeding Mr. Churchill, gave up this discrimination.