179. List of offences triable either way.

Without prejudice to any other enactment by virtue of which any offence is triable either way1, the following offences are triable either way2:

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    (1)     offences at common law of public nuisance3;

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    (2)     an offence at common law of outraging public decency4;

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    (3)     administering an oath etc touching matters in which a person has no jurisdiction5;

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    (4)     obstructing engines or carriages on railways6;

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    (5)     threats to kill7;

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    (6)     inflicting bodily injury, with or without a weapon8;

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    (7)     not providing apprentices or servants with food, etc, or doing bodily harm, whereby life is endangered, or health permanently injured9;

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    (8)     abandoning or