210 Assembly Proceedings, Dec'r 1646 — Jan'y 1646/7.
An Act assented unto by the Freemen and Enacted by the
Governor Leonard Calvert Esqr att a Generall Assembly
held att St Innagoes Forte on the 2nd of January 1646.
An Act touching Judicature
All Justice as well Civill as Criminall shall bee administered
by the Governor or other Chiefe Judge in Court according to
the Lawes of the province and in defect of Lawe, then accord-
ing to the sound discretion of the said Governor or other
Chiefe Judge and such of the Councell as shall bee present in
Court or the Major parte of them And if the Votes of the
Councell differ equally the vote of the Governor or other Chiefe
Judge in Courte shall cast it