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  • The bill was shelved, a prorogation having taken place in consequence of a quarrel between the two Houses, supposed to have been purposely got up by Shaftesbury, in which he supported the right of the Lords to hear appeal cases, even where the defendant was a member of the Lower House.
  • Prytaneia were court-fees paid when the prosecutor was claiming a part of the penalty which the defendant would be called upon to pay if he lost.
  • A defendant who is served with a claim form must file an acknowledgment of service.
  • An acquitted defendant will not be required to pay toward his defense.
  • There was concern that some evidence, which would have assisted a defendant, could not have been made admissible under the existing rules.

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