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3610Vagrancy Offences (police radio code; New Zealand)
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(24) Though contemporary estimates of the vagrant population are difficult to verify, records indicate an annual average of almost 4500 convictions for vagrancy offences between 1631 and 1639.
(59) If the contention is that vagrancy offences imposed liability merely for what a person was, it does not stand up to scrutiny.
Reports of cases from the first decade of settlement evidence a number of successful prosecutions for vagrancy offences; the defendants were mostly escaped convicts.
A similar power had been granted in 1743 with respect to vagrancy offences in England: Justices Commitment Act 1743, 17 Geo 2, c 5, s 5.