This arrangement practically amounts to giving the Crown the benefit of a peremptory challenge.
The "peremptory challenge" of the Plymouth Code does not appear here.
There is a right of peremptory challenge limited to four, and also a right to challenge for cause.
They are met here with a peremptory challenge and declaration.
Both in civil and criminal cases a challenge “for cause” is allowed; in criminal cases a peremptory challenge is also allowed.
The Crown has not now the right of peremptory challenge and may challenge only for cause certain (Juries Act 1825, s. 29).
The object of this peremptory challenge turned, as also did his companion, the terrified Indian—once more about to be hazed.
Van Bibber smiled and shrugged his shoulders in some embarrassment at this peremptory challenge.
It was no longer possible to ignore the peremptory challenge, and the speaker was forced into the open.
The party from the Queen was given a peremptory challenge as they reached the other ship's ramp.