xml:lang="en" lang="en" dir="ltr">

Transcribe Bentham: A Collaborative Initiative

From Transcribe Bentham: Transcription Desk

Keep up to date with the latest news - subscribe to the Transcribe Bentham newsletter; Find a new page to transcribe in our list of Untranscribed Manuscripts


Jump to: navigation, search

Click Here To Edit

C 13 Refusal of Trusts

If after having taken upon him a trust, a
man omitts fails omitts to discharge the duties of it in a
proper manner, such offence is consider'd in
a new point of view, and receives a new denomination:
it now becomes either a breach of trust:
or an and as such may be made punishable
by a distinct and different punishment. The
act of consent above mentioned is the
of separation. Before it the act of omission
in which the question was an act of non-acceptance
of trust: and punishable in one way: <add>that light if at all</add> after it, the same act of
omission is a breach of trust, and punishable
in another way. light. So subtlety and refined are Such is the subtlety and refinement
the contrivances by which government effects which attend many of the most ordinary operations
of government: although the frequency and
familiarity of the operation prevents the contrivance intricacy
of it of the contrivance from being noticed.

Another change is wrought in the method
of treating the offence, is wrought by the transformation of
it from a refusal into a breach of trust. — and the particular effects of it more particularly to distinguished in the latter case
While it remains in the shape of a refusal, the
whole course of refusal if so it may be stiled, is has commonly been
as amounting to one and but one entire act: however various the occasions

Identifier: | JB/072/085/001
"JB/" can not be assigned to a declared number type with value 72.


Marginal Summary Numbering

not numbered



Main Headings

penal code

Folio number


Info in main headings field

refusal of trusts





text sheet

Number of Pages




Page Numbering

f13 / f14 / f15 / f16


jeremy bentham


[[watermarks::s. lay [britannia with shield motif]]]


jeremy bentham

Paper Producer

alexander mavrokordatos


Paper Produced in Year

Notes public

ID Number


Box Contents

UCL Home » Transcribe Bentham » Transcription Desk