Magna Carta 1297

Imperial Act
Date of assent28 March 1297


Source: New Zealand Parliamentary Library, International Documents Collection

29 Imprisonment, etc contrary to law. Administration of justice
  • NO freeman shall be taken or imprisoned, or be disseised of his freehold, or liberties, or free customs, or be outlawed, or exiled, or any other wise destroyed; nor will we not pass upon him, nor condemn him,1 but by lawful judgment of his peers, or by the law of the land. We will sell to no man, we will not deny or defer to any man either justice or right.

  • 1 deal with him,